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Victorian Townhouse Apt on The Crescent: perfect for walking everywhere in town!

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Sleeps 4 to 6 - 2DBR w/SuperKing or Twin Beds; 2 extra Sofabeds; 2 Bathrooms..

The Silver Teal Apartment is a superb holiday or corporate home for your time in Galway City. Beautiful and spacious, with 2 high-ceiling double-bedrooms in this perfect city centre location on The Crescent. the apartment sleeps 4 to 6 guests in excellent comfort.

Enjoy Galway City at your fingertips with the town centre on one side, the university & general hospital on the other, and beautiful seaside promenades at Salthill just 5 to 10 minutes walk away!

Perfectly located on The Crescent, in the privacy of our unique tall period house, this Top-Notch apartment offers you a fresh and luxurious home-from-home with all the modern conveniences you could expect. Two large double bedrooms, a large and most pleasant Sitting Room cum Dining Room overlooking The Crescent, a separate & fully equipped Kitchen; 2 separate bathrooms, plus flat screen TV, broadband WiFi Internet & satellite/cable TV services, iPod docking & recharging stations, and beds fully prepared prior to your arrival – here is the perfect oasis in the midst of your travels for a 10-star time in Galway City!

Our on-point guides complete everything, bringing you to wonderful new experiences, interesting places, great restaurants & traditional Irish pubs with live music, many of which are located some 2 to 3 minutes away from The Crescent. Be sure to secure your dates now for a truly great time in Galway & the West of Ireland.

And for larger guest parties, do consider our further options at this same location:

VRBO Listing #313223 - The Coach House, our separate & private Townhouse, sleeps 6 to 8+ guests;

VRBO Listing #408583 - the Silver Acres Apt, located on the ground floor of this same period house, sleeps 2 to 3 guests;

www.homeaway.co.uk/1138836 - the Silver Heron Apt, again, located on the ground floor of this same period house, sleeps 2 to 3 guests.

For a stay in Dublin, we operate the Cork Street Apartment - VRBO Listing #191923, sleeping 4 to 6 guests (minimum stay 5 nts), where you are guaranteed a superb stay in this excellent, warm apartment in a superb location for Dublin's top heritage sites: the Guinness Storehouse, Christ Church Cathedral, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin Castle & Trinity College.

Always delighted to hear from you, and always working hard in the background to ensure everything is perfect for your stay, we look forward to welcoming you in throughout the year...

Email your inquiries to CathyMorgan at yourtimeinireland dot ie, and we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible.

More Details

Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, All languages
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR

Dear Guests, myself and my family returned to Ireland in recent years having lived overseas ourselves for many years. We enjoyed many worldwide trips & travels over those years, and experienced firsthand the pro’s & con’s of hotels versus short stay apartments. Hotels can be great, but! we realised, how much we better enjoyed ourselves when we felt thoroughly ‘At Home’ on these travels. Putting all of this into good practice in our beautiful Galway & Dublin short-rental options, we are extremely conscious of always offering this pleasure to the weary traveller – a seriously welcoming home-from-home environment - for 3 nights only or 3+ leisurely weeks! Working hard on the things that count – including fresh, luxurious bed linens & duvets and beds fully made up, fridge freshly stocked with Useful Food Items, and our useful local guides - you can so quickly settle in and get going with the many wonderful activities, explorations and small adventures awaiting you on a visit to Ireland, including lively engagement with everyone you meet on your tips and tours...

Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR chose Galway

Our deluxe short stay options are just 2 to 3 minutes away from the liveliest quarters of Town – and yet so peaceful and quiet for a great night’s sleep. The wider city is alive with visitors, restaurants, cafe-bars and many very unique & special traditional Irish pubs and live music - you will have made an excellent choice by staying with us on The Crescent.

Galway is a great town! - the capital city of Connacht is a bustling and superbly lively university city that sits at the end of Lough Corrib - Lake & River - as it wends its way to the Atlantic Ocean. Long a wonderful and busy merchant town with a serious maritime tradition and backdrop, Galway’s trading history can be seen in town canals, water breaks & salmon weirs, pier heads, and sea-side promenades and walkways, plus rich ancient woodlands that survive in precious pockets around the town. Our location on The Crescent is part of this older world of Galway going back to the early 1830’s - when trains ran to Clifden, and a tramline ran from Eyre Square via The Crescent and out to the seaside promenades of Salthill. Our apartments are located in an elegant tall period house there of some 180 years standing, and we do everything we can to maintain the ambience of this lovely old period house accompanied by many beautiful and contemporary features of today.

What makes this apartment unique

- Beautiful environment to settle into quickly, beds all freshly made up; fridge stocked and generous Welcome Basket of groceries.

- excellent local shops & supermarket just 2 mins away;

- excellent shopping in lively town centre just 5 minutes away;

- many interesting walks through town and surrounding places;

- abundance of excellent Restaurants from the end of Sea Road - just 2 mins away!

- abundance of warm & inviting Irish pubs & live music from the end of Sea Road through to the two Dominick Streets, Quay Street and surrounding Latin Quarter - all just 2 to 3 minutes away!

- fabulous walks to Salthill Village and along seaside promenades;

- Abundance of wonderful trips & tours to book into;

- suberb Golf courses a short drive away: Galway Golf Links 5 mins; Barna GC 10 mins; Galway Bay 20 mins; Athenry Parkland 30mins; Ballinahinch 1 hour, etc.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Galway in Galway City

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Private parking on request, euro12/- per car per night; max of 1 car.
  • Free! - superb Welcome Basket of fresh Groceries for you at Check-in time, :)
  • Our own (sensible) Cancellation Policy is in Clause #7 of Rental Agreement.
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Victorian Townhouse Apt on The Crescent: perfect for walking everywhere in town!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

In April we visited Galway where our son was studying @ NUI for the semester. The Silver Teal apartment was perfect for our needs! We loved it! The apartment was so comfortable, spacious and clean. Exactly what we needed for our family of 4. We were able to walk to all the great pubs and other attractions. Cathy greeted us upon our arrival and provided a wonderful welcome basket of goodies (fruit, cereal, scones and breakfast meat/eggs in frig). I would highly recommend booking with Silver Teal. Great vacation!!! Snow Family

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Winter Week in Galway

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (young adult children and parents) enjoyed a tremendous week of vacation between Christmas and New Years in Galway and the surrounding area. The Silver Teal apartment was a perfect base for our adventures. We were warmly greeted by Liz and the welcome basket of groceries was a lovely way to start our week. We did a mixture of eating in and out, and the kitchen facilities were more than adequate for our needs. The washer and dryer were much appreciated as we got both wet and muddy in our explorations. The apartment is homey and very comfortable. There are books, puzzles, and information about area sites. Many good restaurants are close by and we found it easy to find good live music at nearby pubs in the evenings. It was a cold week while we were there, and the apartment was occasionally chilly (particularly the bathrooms at night). But abundant blankets and wall heaters were available, as well as a fireplace in the living room, so it was manageable. The apartment is an easy walk to the city center and all that Galway has to offer. (We loved the raspberry scones at Griffins.) An excellent grocery store is a short walk away. We only used the car for more distant destinations. With the bus tours available for beautiful Connemara, the stunning Cliffs of Moher, etc., I think we could have gotten along fine without one. If you like a challenging hike/climb, consider the Croagh Patrick, about an hour's drive from Galway. On a clear day the views are amazing, though you'll want to bring sturdy shoes and warm clothing, as well as water and a sandwich, especially if climbing in winter. The wind was cold and powerful! (FYI, If you are considering traveling during the week following Christmas, quite a few restaurants, shops and attractions are closed. There is still plenty to do and see, however.)

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver CO US

Great location, safe and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We arrived in a rainstorm, not unusual for Galway in March, and the welcome we received made us feel so good! Liz gave us a tour of all of the units, and each is very nice. Three of us shared Silver Teal and we were extremely comfortable. Two large bedrooms, large bathrooms and a huge kitchen including a washer and dryer, made the stay especially convenient. (I try to be a light packer, and found it helpful to do laundry mid-week.) The unit is close to everything, and we felt like "locals" after a week. With all of the wonderful restaurants and historic sites in Galway, we were out all day every day wandering around town and enjoying the ambiance. We found a good taxi tour driver through the Irish Tourism office so we were able to take two tours of Cliffs of Moher and Connemara (we did not rent a car). It was great to come home every night to our "home" in Galway. They have units for almost any size group. Thanks again, Liz and the Galway crew!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh, North Carolina

Fabulous Accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Multi-generational family visiting Galway to meet relatives for the first time and see cottage where great grandmother lived before immigrating to the US. We rented the Silver Acres apartment for my 70 year old parents which was basically on the ground floor. However they would have been fine with the stairs. The rest of us stayed up in the roomy Silver Teal. It met all of our needs. The welcome basket lasted all week...and was very tasty. We did not rent a car and was able to walk everywhere in town with no problems. Liz was great. She communicated before the arrival for logistics and with check-in the day of arrival. I'm actually writing this review now as I had forgotten to do it and received a "Happy Thanksgiving" email from Liz that really was a nice touch and reminder of our trip. I would highly recommend this rental and would stay again on my next visit. Ireland was absolutely beautiful both in scenery and people.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

A Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of 4 ladies in our 60's visiting Ireland for the first time. We stayed at The Silver Teal for 4 nights. We were met at the apartment by Liz. She gave us a tour of the premises and shared some recommendations for places to eat and tours that she felt we would find interesting.

On our first day there was a shortage of hot water. We suspected that the apartment has been empty prior to our arrival as there was plenty for the subsequent 3 days. The beds were comfortable; plenty of towels and bed linens. A large basket of food was a surprise. The kitchen is large and very well equipped. We found the entire apartment very comfortable and welcoming.

Within walking distance we found The Crane Pub. In the upstairs space there was a jam session every night beginning around 10 or 10:30. This was awesome! There were recitations, singing in the Irish language and musicians from around the world who came together. It is a very small space ; very lively but when someone decided to sing the entire place fell silent.... So respectful and appreciative .

The apartment is in an ideal location (we did not rent a car); the pictures are accurate and we found it to be clean. We would recommend this apartment to anybody who does not have issues with mobility. The stairs leading to the apartment might be difficult for persons who have physical challenges.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Ontario

Quirky, But Right

  • 4 of 5

Silver Teal Apartment is a delightful spot, close enough to all the Galway pedestrian action, but at enough of a remove that it's quiet and serene. The apartment has a slightly odd layout (the two bathrooms are side by side down a half-flight of stairs), but when you think about it...why not? Liz was attentive and full of excellent suggestions for eating and entertainment (try the fabulous Kai just up the street). There was a veritable feast of towels, thoughtful selection of food items for our initial consumption, and the beds were incredibly comfy. Hot water on demand! And probably the best washer/dryer I've found in Ireland/Britain (notoriously slow and feeble for North Americans!) The apartment itself is spacious (we were a family of 4 with teens, plus my husband's brother), and we never felt as though we were on top of each other. Plus, we had a family dinner for 9 people at the massive dining table! You do have to walk up, but we were in western Ireland to go hiking, so we weren't bothered in the least, but it might be an issue for folks with mobility issues. The kitchen in general was well-appointed (though I could never find the frying pan and a wok isn't quite the same). Word of warning, particularly for North American drivers used to left side steering wheels and left side driving (oh, and ample roadways): the passage to the back parking space is TIGHT. Keep as close to the wall as you can on the driver's side, and you should be fine. Also, tuck in your side mirrors prior to attempting the narrow passage!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Sea Road - Crane Bar, traditional Irish music
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Galway Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Galway Train Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Galway-Dublin; M6
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Sea Road - Kai Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Salthill / Blackrock
Nearest Point of Interest
Quay Street & the Latin Quarter
Nearest Point of Interest
The Spanish Arch
Nearest Point of Interest
University College Galway
Nearest Point of Interest
Train & Coach Stations
Nearest Point of Interest
Walk to Salthill & The Promenade
Nearest Point of Interest
Eyre Square & Edward Square Covered Shopping Centres
Nearest Point of Interest
Galway Golf Links
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

One-off Linens&Preps fee £157.78
Refundable Damage Deposit £175.31
Parking/wk (if req'd) £48.21

Additional one-time Housekeeping/Preps fee of euro180/- per guest party: deep clean, fresh Bed Linens, Towels & Toiletries; beds fully made up prior to arrival; Kitchen stocked with our fabulous Welcome Basket of fresh Groceries.
Private parking on request: euro12/- per night; max of 1 car.
Sensible Cancellation policy: see Clause 7 of Rental Agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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