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Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Glenlo Abbey on good Friday after playing in Galway Bay golf course from the time we arrived it was exceptional both in service and the standard of the hotel. The staff were friendly and professional. We dined in the pull man restaurant and it exceeded all expectations. Geraldine who served us on the night was excellent and...

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Glenlo_Abbey_Hotel, General Manager at Glenlo Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cassiebaby100, Thanks for your lovely review of your time with us. The Pullman Restaurant aboard the Orient Express is truly a great experience and such a novel one and we are lucky to have it as our Fine Dining option in the hotel. Next time around you must sample our own golf course and experience the whole resort package...

Dublin
Reviewed 28 April 2015

This is a wonderful hotel. Friendly Staff , Great food and beautiful surroundings . Very close to Galway city centre. I would defiantly recommend this hotel for Business, families or a couples weekend away.

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Glenlo_Abbey_Hotel, General Manager at Glenlo Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Davphoto, Loved your review of your time with us. Our location close to the City Centre is a great advantage for the hotel whist still being set on 138 acres to give you that fresh countryside feel. Looking forward to a return visit in the near future. Warm regards Rory O' Sullivan General Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Glenlo Abbey impressed me from the moment we drove down the extensive drive up to the door and had our car valet parked and our luggage carried in. Check in was conducted in the most beautiful reception area complete with a welcome and cozy fire. The art on the walls and in the furnature in the rooms off the main...

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Glenlo_Abbey_Hotel, General Manager at Glenlo Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valerie_Morrissey, We are delighted with your great feedback following your stay at the hotel. We are looking to improve on all facets of the hotel's offering and positive feedback like yours gives us a great fillip that we are indeed heading in the right direction. Room 320 is definitely a favourite for new and returning guests and we will...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 April 2015

I have just returned from a 3 night stay at Glenlo Abbey Galway and I immediately want to return. I booked the trip as a birthday present for my wife which the hotel somehow found out about. On arrival we were greeted by Sandra who gave us a tour of the hotel and a choice of 3 rooms, 1 their...

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Glenlo_Abbey_Hotel, General Manager at Glenlo Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dermo61, Many thanks for your kind sentiment regarding your recent stay at the hotel. Sandra has been grinning like a Cheshire Cat since your review! I am delighted to say that we are nearing the completion of our final programme for room refurbishments here at the hotel so on your next visit you will feel even more comfortable in...

Haifa
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Excellent hotel. With very friendly staff. It brings calm into your life. We were two couples and stayed 2 nights for touring around. We enjoyed it very much. Beds were extremely comfortable. Breakfast elegant. Unfortunately we do not play golf.

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Glenlo_Abbey_Hotel, General Manager at Glenlo Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eddy K, 'It brings calm into your life' - What a lovely description of your time here. We should use it as our slogan for the hotel! Great to see you enjoyed everything and maybe for the next time we could arrange golf lessons to convert you both! Wishing you all the best. Warm regards Rory O' Sullivan General...

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Reviewed 24 April 2015

It is a beautiful hotel and the service was good. There was a wedding the night that we stayed there and they made quite a mess. We spent most of our time exploring the west coast. This was one of the best breakfasts, definitively the best scones in Ireland. There is a young lady that worked as a bartender during...

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Glenlo_Abbey_Hotel, General Manager at Glenlo Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kimberly124, Thank you for taking the time to detail you stay at Glenlo Abbey Hotel. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed the majority of your time with us here at the hotel. The hotel truly is a golfer's paradise and is becoming more and more with the recent improvements to the golf course. We are very proud...

County Offaly, Ireland
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Stayed in this beautiful hotel on sat night with some friends, it was fabulous from the moment we arrived, the setting & atmosphere was so tranquil. Staff were extremely welcoming and friendly. the afternoon is a must have, pastry chef is doing a good job, scones are to die for. The rooms are very comfortable and the hotel overall has...

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Glenlo_Abbey_Hotel, General Manager at Glenlo Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Olive M, Greetings from Glenlo Abbey. Many thanks for your fantastic review regarding your stay at the hotel. We were delighted to have had the opportunity to look after your party and it is great to see you enjoyed all aspects of your stay here. Looking forward to hopefully welcoming your return sometime soon. Warm regards Rory O' Sullivan...

Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Was here for my uncles wedding and I just fell in love with it. The views are stunning. The staff are kind helpful and welcoming. The food was amazing. Definitely will be staying here again. keep up the excellent work :)

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Dear Saoirsetourish, Great to see that you enjoyed your Uncle's Wedding and that all the party had a great day. The Abbey and the grounds makes for a spectacular backdrop for wedding parties and we are blessed with our location to look after wedding's. Looking forward to seeing you return at some point in the near future. Warm regards Rory...

Nenagh, Ireland
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Big thanks to Rory O'Sullivan and his staff for 5 star treatment in this beautiful hotel. The location is very peaceful - view over looking the golf course and the Corrib is something else. Twin room I stayed in was very spacious and bed was extremely comfortable. You will not leave this hotel hungry; afternoon tea on arrival was gorgeous...

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Glenlo_Abbey_Hotel, General Manager at Glenlo Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary B, What a great review! We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your time in Glenlo and most importantly that you did not leave hungry. It was a pleasure to look after your party and please keep us in mind for the next girls night away! Wishing you all the best in the meantime. Warm regards Rory...

Reviewed 18 April 2015

This hotel is beautiful and romantic with great views, good food, great bar. There is a nice walk that takes you to the edge of the lake at the rear of the golf course. The hotel staff are so pleasant and nice and the rooms are clean and comfortable. Leave your kids home and visit this for a night of...

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Dear blaze499, Greetings from Glenlo. Man thanks for your great review following your recent stay at the hotel. We loved the fact that you enjoyed the countryside aspect of the hotel with our lovely walks through the Golf Course down to the shores of Lough Corrib. The warm weather we experienced in April coupled by a few rainy days since...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Golf Course
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Galways 5 star luxury Hotel is the ideal resort property for midweek or weekend breaks, weddings, family events, and corporate events. Just two miles/ 4 km from Galway city centre with ample parking and a 138 acre lake side golf estate. The unique 9 hole golf course is a par 72 parkland golf course with rolling hills, lakes and fabulous views of Lough Corrib. The ideal location for exploring Connemara and the West of Ireland - with superb dining options. The Oak Cellar Bar, situated in the main hotel is ideal for casual dining and it has a varied menu, lively atmosphere and cosy surroundings. The River Room Restaurant boasts elegant surroundings and old world charm. Breakfast is served here daily with view overlooking Lough Corrib and the estate. Three opulent and elegant reception rooms, the Ffrench Room, the Kentfield and the Reading Room where guests can enjoy a relaxing drink, our Abbey Signature Afternoon Tea, or take time out to relax and read the newspapers. The award winning Pullman Restaurant aboard the Orient Express in the estate grounds at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel offers a unique dining experience. Converted into a restaurant car maintaining its original character, these historic Pullman train carriages offer two dining rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glenlo Abbey Hotel

Address: Bushypark | on the N59 to Clifden, Bushypark, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway > Bushypark
Price Range: ₹ 12,637 - ₹ 24,621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenlo Abbey Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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