The Dean Galway

Galway’s newest and hottest place to be

The Dean Galway offers up luxurious spaces for both work and play with plenty of options to eat and drink. Including, Sophie’s Restaurant & Rooftop Terrace which boasts spectacular views of Galway City, as well as the West of Ireland’s very first Elephant & Castle. The Dean Galway is home to Power Gym which is Galway’s newest and coolest gym, alongside our brand spanking new hydrotherapy pool and boutique thermal suite.

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Meeting & events spaces in Galway City

Welcome to your perfect event and party space! We are bang in the heart of Galway City, with ultra-modern, multi-functional spaces for work or play. Each space combines state-of-the-art technology with a timeless style.

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The Green Room

  • 40

Perfect for – corporate meetings, corporate events


  • 180

Perfect for – parties, special occasions


  • 20

Perfect for – parties, special occasions

James Suite

  • 4

Perfect for – parties, special occasions

Live Like Locals. Corporate Preferred

Press Up Hotels have redefined the traditional hotel model by thinking creatively to meet the needs of the modern day corporate traveler. We offer exciting spaces in which to rest, connect, create, and discover. We contribute to the cultural fabric of our vibrant cities and communities through the support and promotion of local Irish art in all its wonderful forms.

Wedding venue in Galway City

Celebrate your wedding in style just a stone’s throw from Eyre Square. The Blue Room at the Dean Galway is a stunning, small wedding venue in the heart of Galway city centre. The Dean Galway offers more than the standard wedding packages or other small wedding venues. All weddings are bespoke and personalised for your special day. Our wedding planner will help you through all of the early stages of your wedding planning process to create your tailored wedding menu, arrange a tasting and recommend any suppliers such as florists, printing, entertainment, decorations and many more.

Group & Corporate Travel

Our customer success team are here to take the stress out of arranging group and corporate travel across Ireland. We offer one point of contact from your enquiry through to travel completion, with multiple accommodation and entertainment options across Press Up’s wide portfolio of hotels, restaurants, bars, cinemas and leisure venues.

The Dean Galway

Bedrooms – 100 rooms

The Blue Room – 220 pax,
The Green Room – 20 pax,
Sophie’s Rooftop Restaurant – 120 pax,
Elephant & Castle – 140 pax,
Peg’s Bar – 30 pax,
The Penthouse – 45 pax,
The James Suite – 4 pax

GDS Codes

Sabre YX396936
Galileo YXH4003
Worldspan YXGWYDE
Pegasus YX36527


  • The Dean is more than a hotel, and you can expect super cool rooms to relax in after a busy working day.
  • With Sophie’s Rooftop, Power Gym, a heated pool and incredible location in the heart of Ireland’s top cities, The Dean Dublin, Cork & Galway are the places to be when having meetings.
  • Plenty of spaces to rest, work, and play, as well as amazing food and drinks.
  • Large and small spaces bang in the heart of Dublin, Cork and Galway that are perfect for your upcoming event, meeting or party. A snazzy corporate affair, team breakout space, art exhibition, we’ve hosted all sorts, and our dedicated team will take very carefully of you.

Sister Hotels

Press Up Hotels offer exciting spaces in which to rest, connect, create, and discover. Each unique hotel is inspired by its location, with a common thread of great attention to detail in design and above all, warm and authentic Irish hospitality. Choose your destination and dive in.