Designed by Philip Treacy, the 5 star g Hotel is one of Ireland’s most luxurious spa hotels. Located in the heart of vibrant Galway, a city bursting with life, energy and vitality, and overlooking Lough Atalia, the hotel offers all that you would expect from an international five star and more.
From the moment you step inside the g you know that you are in a uniquely special place, it is one which evokes not only old-fashioned Hollywood glamour but also the hotel’s location near the romantic coastline of Galway. The intimate reception area sets the tone, with glass walls acting as a frame for a tank of Connemara-bred seahorses and bespoke concierge wall, designed by Philip Treacy.
The public areas of the g on the ground floor extends to over 18,000 sq ft with three individually styled and themed lounges and a restaurant, all linked by a raspberry carpeted corridor. The impression is of walking through a particularly glamorous dolls house, with golden doorways framing the entrance to each room. From the exquisite Grand Salon to the distinctively ‘pink’ Pink Salon and more masculine Blue Lounge, the g offers a stunning environment to meet and relax.
If the guest’s introduction to the g hotel is through its wildly glamorous public rooms, the guestrooms are havens of intimacy and sensuality. Each guestroom has the distinctive Philip Treacy touch, evident in the detail as well as in the overall effect – which is one of stylish originality and supreme comfort. Philip’s choices – from the wallpaper, lighting and artwork to the furniture and flooring – have been inspired by the landscapes and seashores of County Galway. The colours, textures and materials used reflect this heritage and tradition, but are also effortlessly contemporary.
The g hotel offers a total of 101 guestrooms including 3 specialty suites – the Evangelista suite, listed in Elite magazine top 100 suites in the world, the Corner suite, the Atrium suite, 16 Luxury suites and 10 Junior suites. The remaining rooms are either of a superior or deluxe standard.
ESPA at the g offers guests a contemporary urban spa setting on the upper two floors of the hotel. The specialised ESPA treatments care for your every need from advanced facials, Hot Stone Therapy, essential body massages, envelopments, rituals, to half day and full day SPA programmes at ESPA at the g.
Celebrating their third anniversary this year, the g Hotel is also delighted to announce that it has been named one of the top three hotels in the world for Ambience and Design in the internationally acclaimed and highly coveted Conde Nast Traveller Gold List 2009.
The hotel has been critically acclaimed, featuring in the coveted Conde Nast Traveller Hot List 2007 and the Travel & Leisure Magazine for best hotel design. ESPA at the g also won Best Spa Manager of the Year at the IBPA awards earlier this year.