The hotel at the crossroads, where history and tradition meet luxury and style. The Twelve is a place for passing time, not simply passing through. Nestled in the charming seaside village of Barna, yet 12 minutes from the thrills of Galway city and on the doorstep to Connemara. Named after the rolling peaks that surround the stunning landscape, its the perfect place for accessing many of the top city attractions or as a hideaway, surrounded by style and luxury, from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Twelve hotel is a multi award winning boutique hotel and has won the title of the best hotel in Ireland for 2018. Authentic, opulent, cool, an eclectic mix of tradition, design and style to relax your mind and refresh your soul. The Twelve strikes a fine balance between contemporary decor and historic charm. This hidden gem is a place to drift away after a busy day. Indulge in a luxurious treatment in our sanctuary, Le Petit Spa. Or have a sumptuous seaweed bath prepared by the bath butler in the privacy of your own room, ensuring any knots or aches are ironed out.
The Twelve is located in the small, idyllic, buzzy resort village of Bearna, Galway on the Western coast of Ireland and just ten minutes from Galway, 'the City of the Tribes.This year, you will be spirited away with the festive atmosphere within The Twelve. The Twelve is delighted to be a part of the Galway Arts Festival, the Galway Races and the Galway Oyster Festival. Enjoy the great buzz of the Pins and everyone havin' a good time, fab dining options in West at The Twelve, Special Party Nights, BBQs and specially themed cocktail and wine events. Being in Bearna, at the gateway to Connemara, there are infinite opportunities. The Twelve is perched right on The Atlantic Way - Ireland's soon to be famous long distance scenic driving route. Bike through the area and discover Ireland's past, hop on a local's fishing boat and cast your line, climb mountains offering majestic views, meet the food producers on our restaurant trail or play on one of the 3 golf courses just five minutes from your stay. Bearna Golf Course is located only 3 minutes drive from the hotel and bookings can be secured for guests in advance. Just a stone's throw away is Medieval Galway City where there is another whirlwind of activity with pubs and restaurants, arts, crafts and culture, full to bursting with things to do and people to meet.From the annual summer Galway Raceweek to the Galway Arts Festival, the Film Fleadh, the Literary Festival 'Cuairt', the World famous Volvo Ocean Race, the two 'Oyster Festivals' - the social events of the season, to the winter magic of Christmas shopping and 'Galway on Ice' - Galway is full of action.'Galway! It's just one of those places, those special, magical places that everyone wants to visit if they've never been there; that every visitor wants to return to; and that anyone lucky enough to live in, never, ever wants to leave' - IrelandWest.ie
Just a stone's throw away is Medieval Galway City where there is another whirlwind of activity with pubs and restaurants, arts, crafts and culture, full to bursting with things to do and people to meet.