Covid-19 Safety Guidlines

Covid-19 Safety Guidlines

Flannery’s Hotel Covid-19 Safety Statement:

We appreciate that you will have heightened concerns regarding hygiene during your stay with us and trust in cleanliness standards will be critical to you in choosing to stay with us. With that in mind, we have created a programme that will focus on the highest standards of cleanliness and social distancing throughout the entire property. In these unprecedented times, your and our team’s safety is our highest priority. 

The success of the nationwide battle against Covid-19 was and still is, dependant on all of us working together as a community. This is just as relevant during your stay at Flannery’s Hotel and you are a vital component in ensuring continued success. Please continue to observe the recommendation of the HSE as has been advised by the government since the onset of the Coronavirus. 

On a daily basis we are working to ensure that we meet the latest guidance on hygiene and cleaning. Here are some measures we have implemented. 

International Travellers:

Since Sunday 5 December 2021, all arrivals aged 12 and over who are fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 must provide either of the following:

  • A negative or not detected antigen test (taken within 48 hours before arrival)
  • A negative or not detected RT-PCR test (taken within 72 hours before arrival)

The test result must be certified and not self-administered.

If you are not fully vaccinated or recovered, you must show a negative or not detected RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours before your arrival.

People arriving in Ireland do not need to quarantine, unless they have been in certain countries in southern Africa.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or are a close contact of a confirmed case, you should follow public health advice.

Face Masks are mandatory in public areas of the hotel and we ask that you wear one during your stay, excluding when dining with us.

We request all breakfast, lunch and dinner bookings to be made in advance to ensure social distancing measures are kept in place.To book a table please  CLICK HERE or email 

Our dining options can now accept a maximum of 6 guests only seated at 1 table for a maximum time of 1 hour 45 minutes.  All customer have to be fully vaccinated to use our facilities. Please also note, our bar will not be open in the traditional way, it is table service only and guests must remain seated.

Team Health, Safety and Hygiene Knowledge:

Training our employees to have a high level of health, safety and hygiene knowledge is absolutely essential to having a successful health, safety and hygiene program.

Social Distancing: 

Our team are practicing ‘social distancing’ from both team colleagues and guests where possible. The is recommending that we keep a space of 2 meters between each other and to reduce the number of people we meet every day. Our property has taken steps to minimize interactions with guests and between guests. Simple steps like staggering meal reservations and separating the tables in our restaurant and bar. 

Hand Hygiene: 

Proper and frequent hand-washing is vital to help combat the spread of viruses. Our team is reminded daily that cleanliness starts with this simple act. It’s important for their health and that of our guests. 

Reception Areas:

Reduced contact at check-in, 2m floor markings, touchless transactions, front desk screens, sanitiser stations, sanitised key-cards, paperless check-out.

Guest Rooms:

Enhanced cleaning and double sanitisation programme, reduction of in-room furnishings / high touch items, new laundry protocols. Rooms are serviced on departure only to minimise contact.

Public Spaces & Facilities:

Regular cleaning of high touch points, 2m social distancing, 2m floor markings and 2m spaced tables, sanitizing stations and pre-booking system for dining. Guests are required to wear a face covering in all public areas including the bar and restaurant and are encouraged to use contactless payment.


All staff have been trained to a high level of health, safety and hygiene standards. They are also practicing 2m social distancing.

We look forward to welcoming you to Flannery’s Hotel Galway and we appreciate your custom and co-operation. 


For Full Safety Guidelines please click here 

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