Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

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WHAT ARE THE CHECK IN/CHECKOUT TIMES OF THE HOTEL?

Check in is available from 3pm onwards. Check out is 12pm. Late check outs can be arranged at a cost of €25 per additional hour and can be arranged with reception.

 

IS ID REQUIRED ON CHECK IN?

Yes. ID is required upon check in and must match the name on the reservation. Passport or drivers licence accepted. Reservations cannot be amended at check in unless ID is provided by the booker.

 

CAN I LEAVE MY LUGGAGE IN RECEPTION IF I ARRIVE BEFORE CHECK IN?

Yes, we can store your luggage if you arrive to the hotel before 3pm; there is no charge for this service.

 

WHERE IS THE HYDE HOTEL LOCATED?

We are located on Forster Street, Galway City, just a stroll from Eyre Square. We are just around the corner from the Bus Station, Train Station and the new Coach Station.
GPS Coordinates: Lat 53.275042  Long 9.0484087

 

HOW DO I MAKE A RESERVATION?

To make a reservation, you can book directly on our website here, or you can call our Reservations team on (091) 564111.

 

I'M BOOKING FOR SOMEONE ELSE, HOW DO I PAY FOR THEIR STAY?

If a booking is made direct on our website and you wish to pay in advance please contact our team to be sent a payment link, for secure prepayment by email reservations@hydehotel.ie. You can also call us on (091) 564111.

 

HOW DO I BOOK USING A VOUCHER?

To book using a gift card or voucher please have your voucher number to hand and contact our Reservations team on (091) 564111. You can also email your enquiry to reservations@theforstercourt.ie. Your voucher will be required on check in as a method of payment.

 

DO YOU HAVE PARKING AROUND THE HOTEL?

Our recommended car park is operated by City Park Fair Green Road, which is conveniently located behind the hotel. Hotel residents can avail of this car park for a fee of €12 for 24 hours. The hotel is just under a five minute walk from the pedistrian exit on Fairgreen Road. You can see a map of the hotel and car park here.

 

DO YOU HAVE WIFI?

Yes, wifi is free for all guests and available in all bedrooms and throughout the hotel.

 

DO I NEED A CREDIT CARD TO MAKE A RESERVATION?

Yes, we require a credit card or debit card for all reservations. This guarantees your room until your arrival date. Your card will not be charged until you arrive at the hotel, unless we require a security deposit prior to arrival (group bookings only).  If you cancel your reservation outside our cancellation policy, you will be charged for the first nights stay.

 

WHAT IS HYDE HOTEL'S CANCELLATION POLICY?

We require 24 hours notice to cancel a room free of charge. If you cancel your reservation outside our cancellation policy, you will be charged for the first nights stay. This applies to bookings made directly on our hotel website, or bookings made over the phone. Our cancellation policy for The Galway Race Festival is 7 days. For third party bookings, please consult the website.

 

HOW DO I MAKE A RESERVATION FOR A LARGE GROUP? (HEN PARTY, STAG PARTY, SPORTS CLUB ETC.)

Group reservations may have different rates and booking requirements. To request a reservation for your group or for more information, please contact our reservations team on (091) 564111 or email reservations@hydehotel.ie.

 

WHAT SECURITY DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED FOR GROUP BOOKINGS?

A security deposit of €25 per person, up to a maximum of €400 will be required for all group bookings of 10 guests or more. Please note this is in addition to the bedroom costs. Our reservations team will contact you 7 days before your check in date to take the full payment for bedrooms/meals/security deposit and to request rooming list.

 

DOES THE FORSTER COURT HOTEL ACCEPT PETS?

We accept licensed service animals only.

 

IS THE HOTEL WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?

The hotel is fully wheelchair accessible. We have many accessible bedrooms available, with wet rooms. To book this room type please call reservations directly on (091) 564111.

 

WHAT IF I LEFT AN ITEM BEHIND?

Please contact reception on (091) 564111 and we will check lost property for your item.

 

HOW CAN I MAKE A SPECIAL REQUEST REGARDING MY STAY?

To request a camp bed, travel cot, wheelchair accessible room, and balcony or for any other requests, please email reservations@hydehotel.ie. We are unable to guarantee your request but will do our very best to accommodate you when possible. If you have specific needs or questions regarding your request, please call the hotel directly on (091) 564111.

 

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING EXTRA?

If you would like to upgrade to a Superior Room or would like to mark a special occasion on arrival with a bottle of wine, prosecco or chocolates please contact our reservations team on 091-564111 or email reservations@hydehotel.ie to arrange these extras. Prepayment required via secure payment link.

 

CAN I REQUEST A SMOKING ROOM?

Please be aware that all bedrooms at the Forster Court Hotel are non-smoking. The hotel respectfully requests that hotel guests do not smoke in the rooms and instead use the dedicated outdoor smoking area. Anyone found to be smoking or having smoked in a non-smoking room will be subject to a fine of €100.

 

WHAT TIME IS BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER SERVED?

  • Breakfast 7:30am - 10:30am daily
  • Lunch/Brunch 11:00am - 5:00pm | Monday – Thursday
  • Brunch 11:00am - 5:00pm | Friday – Sunday
  • Dinner 5:00pm - 9:30pm daily

 

HOW MUCH IS BREAKFAST?

€12.00 per person.

 

HOW DO I REQUEST A COPY OF MY BILL?

To get a copy of a bill, please email reservations at reservations@theforstercourt.ie.

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"Excellent"
We had a great stay. Staff was friendly and helpful. Especially Victor at breakfast and John from housekeeping.
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