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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Place is like in a fairy tale! Inside is antique, elegant, you can feel the odour of the past! Room is elegant, stylish, big and cosy, bathroom is OK but easy to recognise that it wasn't renovated recently (hairdryer, tap etc...) Scented toilet paper. Minibar has very limited items. There was no red wine. I asked one glass into the...

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

Dear HappiestMother, Many thanks for taking the time to review our hotel during your recent stay. I thought your review was great. It had excellent details and many of the points you mentioned, we have improved on including the Minibar items, Apple Juice and fresh fruit selection on the buffet breakfast. We greatly appreciate your constructive and honest comments and...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I visited Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Golf Course for a 1 night stay in late June with family & friends from California. The greeting from the staff at reception was excellent, helpful and welcoming. The rooms we had, 3 in all, were great but I was surprised at the lack of consistency within whereby 2 of the rooms had couch...

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

Dear CasaMurguia Delighted to see that you all had such a positive experience at Glenlo Abbey. Fingers crossed that your next visit will afford you the opportunity to avail of all the wonderful activities on the grounds like Fishing, Golf and Falconry. Wishing you all the best and thank you for having stayed at Glenlo. Warm regards Rory O'Sullivan General...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We were invited to a wedding. We thought it best to check in to the hotlek where the reception and wedding breakfast were taking place and so Glenco Abbey it was,it was. On arrival we were greeted in the most charming and helpful way our bags were taken from our hire car and the valet service parked it in the...

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

Dear r11chard188 Many thanks for posting a review of your recent stay at the hotel. Delighted to see you enjoyed your time during the wedding here and we look forward to welcoming your return for more leisure time. Warm regards Rory O'Sullivan General Manager

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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We visited here at the end of a ten day trip around southern Ireland. Thank goodness we didn't start there or we would have been sorely disappointed! The grounds are just truly beautiful! When we arrived everyone was so friendly and kind. The receptionist escorted us to our rooms to make sure they suited for adults and children. We had...

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

Dear A TripAdvisor Member, Thank you for lovely review of your time spent with us here in Glenlo Abbey. Delighted to see all parts of your family enjoyed their stay and we look forward to a return visit soon. Warm regards Rory O' Sullivan General Manager

manchester
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I visited Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Golf Course last Sunday 5th July and was extremely disappointed. My plan was to collect my son from Irish College play a round of golf and treat him to a lovely dinner later in the day. However plans changed, we arrived early so to kill some time we adjourned to the Cellar Bar for...

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

Dear mcfc999, Thank you for taking the time to detail your recent experience in the Oak Cellar Bar. I have taken all your comments on board and have discussed same with our service staff to ensure that attention to detail is paramount whilst providing the appropriate service expected. Please do not discount us for a future visit as we will...

County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Just had a bite to eat in the bar. Exceptionally tasty . I wasn t very hungry so I had the goats cheese starter and my husband had the liver and bacon dinner.This was no problem . The glass of merlot was lovely. We live nearby and it s a lovely treat always to go to Glen Lo. The grounds...

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

Dear jmpflaherty, It is great to see such a positive review from a near neighbour! We are delighted to see you enjoyed your experience in the Oak Cellar Bar and thank you dearly for your kind comments. See you soon. Warm regards Rory O' Sullivan General Manager

Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Driving up to this beautiful Abby with the flowers,the grass, the golf course and beautiful stone building I was so excited with finding this place online. It actually looks better when you get there than the pictures. The staff is first rate.. top-notch, the rooms are gorgeous, The food was wonderful, after dinner we came back and sat in one...

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

Dear Mconnors1600, What a lovely review. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your time with us and it is a pity it wasn't for longer but hopefully next time around you will be able to experience more. Hope we have the pleasure to welcome you back soon. Warm regards Rory O' Sullivan General Manager

Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

A short can ride out of Galway but well worth it. The decor is a little dated but fantastically comfortable! Staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was high on quality but a little limited. The pub in the basement was great for drinks, not so much on food, pedestrian at best.

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

Dear Kevin I, Many thanks for your recent review and we greatly appreciate you talking the time to detail your experience of your visit. We have just finished our refurbishment plan for the bedrooms which has brought in a lovely fresh feel to the hotel which has been well commented on by recent guests. Looking forward to a return visit...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

My first time to dine on the Pullman at Glenlo Abbey what an amazing experience it was. The staff were so friendly and professional , carriages all impeccable with table lamps and white linen. There was 7 of us so we were accommodated on 2 tables side by side . The food was 5 star a little pricy €59 for...

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

Dear Derekc186609, Great to see that you enjoyed your first dining experience in the Pullman Restaurant. It certainly is a novel setting for special occasions and its unique atmosphere is often commented on by our guests. Will be delighted to see you return sometime soon. Warm regards Rory O' Sullivan General Manager

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Glenlo Abbey Hotel - An Excellent Place to Stay! We stayed in Glenlo Abbey Hotel while visiting Galway and we had a wonderful stay at the Hotel. The rooms are excellent, staff very helpful and the grounds wonderful. We even played golf while ta the resort. Excellent!

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

Dear P51rayf, Thank you for your lovely sentiment in your recent review following on form you visit to Glenlo. Considering the blue skies in the picture you certainly lucked out with the weather during your time here which is a great bonus! Looking forward to the possibility of welcoming your return at sometime in the near future. Warm regards Rory...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: €144 - €366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenlo Abbey Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Glenlo Abbey Hotel County Galway, Ireland
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