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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We visited the Galgorm in June for one night, our first trip away from our young baby. We were really looking forward to relaxing and getting our first full nights sleep in over 2 months. The welcome was wonderful and staff couldn't be more helpful. Spa facilities were amazing and the Lava back massage treatment was very very good. we...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Congratulations on the new arrival, and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in our Thermal Village and your treatments. I was disappointed to hear that you found your room to be not to your liking; we do have a range of room grades, so perhaps you...

County Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Just back from a wonderful night's stay booked as a surprise for my mum's birthday. From start to finish it was absolutely fabulous. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable with a gorgeous view of the river. The staff were all so friendly and helpful and really made us feel so welcome. Breakfast was amazing with the most brilliant range...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Your stay was certainly a lovely surprise to celebrate your mum's birthday, and one that I am very glad she enjoyed! Thank you also for your feedback regarding mats for the Spa during the good weather; I will be sure to pass this on to Spa management. We do hope...

newry city
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Have returned from a one night stay in this wonderful hotel and spa my daughter And I have stayed here several times we simply love this place the staff are amazing the food is beautiful the rooms spotless the thermal village is just top of the range the weather also was just brilliant we did not want to leave

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It does seem as though your stay was perfect in every way; we even managed to arrange a little Irish sunshine! Thank you also for your kind comments regarding our staff; I will be sure to pass them on personally. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Resort...

County Londonderry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We were a party of 6 who booked the overnight dining experience with use of the thermal spa, 4 course meal in Gillies restauraunt and breakfast included. Initially i felt that it was very expensive and could not justify paying £235 for 2 people. When we arrived though we were treated very well and accomodation was nice. The thermal spa...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and I will pass on your kind comments to our staff personally. My apologies that you found our check out time to be a little early; unfortunately, this must remain the case, in order to allow our...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Came across this by chance while considering all the usual alternatives, the boutiques in Belfast, Hilton, Europa, Radisson, Culloden etc. Well this place is better than all of them. Unlike the Culloden, the fine dining experience is in fact fine dining. The Spa is lovely - mostly outdoor so a novelty also, they have a fun club in the cocktail...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am very glad that you gave us the chance to welcome you to the Resort; to be considered the best is quite an accolade, and one that I hope we can continue to live up to. We do hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards,...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Stayed recently for one night at this hotel in a deluxe river view room. Enjoyed everything from start to finish. The room was lovely, all staff greeted us with a smile. Had a 3 course meal in river room restaurant and it was superb. Breakfast in the morning was delicious. We had a wonderful time and we look forward to...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, in one of our new Deluxe River View rooms. Thank you also for your kind comments regarding your dining experience; I will pass these along to all involved. We look forward to welcoming you back to the...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

this was a birthday gift. the room was great with good amenities however its location was poor. The room was also stifling and there was no air conditioning that we could locate, the room windows were open to the car park, the working stables and an outside bar that was open util the early hours. We were there for only...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am disappointed to hear of the issues you experienced during your stay, and I would like to take the time to address the points you raised. Unfortunately it is not possible for all of our rooms to be river view rooms; however it is possible to request a river...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

My wife (Michelle) and I stay here whenever we can. It is a fantastic hotel with relaxation at the centre of your visit. We got married here back in 2014, the day went perfectly. Michelle arrived the night before our big day to stay in one of the log cabins (separate from the main body of the hotel but short...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It was lovely to hear that your big day went so smoothly, and that we were able to add all the little touches that made it so special. I hope that your fifth stay with us is as relaxing and rejuvenating as your four previous stays, and I look forward...

Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel for a spa break with family and also to celebrate my sister in laws 50th birthday. We've been to this hotel before for my sister in laws wedding it was fantastic 13 years ago and after its refurbishments and new building work it's even better. The spa is one of the best that I've seen, the...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was delighted to hear that yourself and your family enjoyed your time at the Resort, and that you were able to relax and unwind in our new Thermal Village. I will pass on your kind comments regarding your dining experiences and the service you received to all involved. I...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked a suite in the new part of the building to celebrate our birthdays in May. The suite was one of the nicest rooms we have ever stayed in; extremely bright and spacious, beautiful balcony overlooking the river and spa and with all the mod cons including some very nice touches such as the fire place,...

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was delighted to hear that your overall stay with us was such a positive one, and that you took the time to relax and make use of the facilities. With regards to your dining experience in Gillies, I would like to extend my apologies that the main courses were...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Gillies Bar & Grill
Gillies Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Irish, European, British
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Northern Ireland's Premier luxury Hotel and Spa situated only 30 minutes from Belfast is the perfect location to relax and get away from it all...and with some fantastic accommodation and Spa offers this Spring, there really is no excuse not to treat yourself...Galgorm Resort & Spa is set in 163 acres of lush parkland near Northern Ireland's most renowned scenic attractions and is just 30 minutes from Belfast city centre, 20 minutes from Belfast International airport and 35 minutes from George Best Belfast City airport.Our facilities include 122 bedrooms and luxurious suites, designed in a contemporary style whilst keeping the focus on superior quality features associated with a classic country gentleman's residence. Full business communications facilities are provided in-room as well as entertainment for when it's time to relax.The resort also offers delightful countryside self catering cottages on site and unique log cabins situated alongside the flowing and tranquil River Maine.With miles of fishing on the River Maine, on-site stables, the most picturesque of walkways and cycle routes and the world class Spa at Galgorm, you'll find plenty to while away the hours as you escape into this home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galgorm Resort & Spa

Address: 136 Fenaghy Road, Ballymena BT42 1EA, Northern Ireland (Formerly Galgorm Manor)
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballymena
Price Range: €207 - €352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galgorm Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Galgorm Resort And Spa
Galgorm Hotel Ballymena
Galgorm Manor Hotel
Galgorm Manor Ballymena
Galgorm Resort & Spa Ballymena, Northern Ireland
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