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Reviewed 6 August 2016

We are just home from a fabulous relaxing nights stay at Galgorm. The thermal village is completely out of this world I highly recommend booking a Celtic sauna ritual if you are looking for relaxation! The staff could not do enough for us we did however have a slightly disturbed night as a wedding was on and we were unfortunately...

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

Thank you for your first class review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the relaxation of the Thermal Spa Village and you took the time to participate in the Celtic Sauna Ritual. We pride ourselves on delivering a friendly, sincere and personalised service and I am so glad to hear that you felt that all of the staff...

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for my daughters birthday and would highly recommend. The family hour at the pool was a firm favourite. Excellent WiFi, with spotless, well decorated room with extremely comfortable bed. Polite and helpful staff credit to the hotel. Can't wait for our next visit

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

Thank you for posting a review. I am so pleased that your recent visit to the resort exceeded your expectations and that you found the ambience and atmosphere at the resort to be exactly what we aim to achieve, luxurious but relaxed and welcoming. I am delighted that you found your guestroom to be comfortable and inviting. we look forward...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We visited the Galgorm Resort and Spa for the second time this month, this time without the children…yay !! As with our previous stay check in staff were very welcoming and genuinely friendly. We were whisked to our junior suite by the concierge who showed us around the room and also offered us a Concierge Special Rate treatment, which was...

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

Thank you for posting a review. I am so pleased that you and your partner enjoyed your stay. The warm and friendly welcome you received at Reception when checking in is certainly indicative of our usual welcome. Thank you for your great comments regarding all our eateries and thank for the high recommendation. we look forward to welcoming you back...

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We had previously stayed in the galgorm and absolutely loved it. Unfortunately this was not the case on our second visit. We had an average time at the spa and found it just too busy to enjoy. We then went for evening meal in gillies. I asked for extra sauce and they eventually came and collected our meals without receiving...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Galgorm Resort and Spa on Tripadvisor. I am most grateful for your feedback, which is such a valuable source of information for me, regardless of whether it is good or bad, and helps me monitor the service we provide. I was sorry to read that your recent stay at...

Dublin. Ireland
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I stayed here for my wedding anniversary for 2 nights. It was great to be back again and the weather was superb. We booked into a suite that was identical to the one we had for our wedding stay, I have left a review in relation to this stay which I would strongly recommend you read if you are thinking...

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night for our wedding anniversary, the staff were very very friendly, very clean, afternoon tea Devine,thermal spa superb, the only let down was the breakfast, a very poor fry and other selections was quite poor plus they were very slow to refill the bowls with fruit and yogurts etc when they ran out. Still a lovely hotel!

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

Thank you for posting a review I was delighted to hear that staff did not fail to impress. However I am disappointed to hear that breakfast in Gillies did not meet your expectations. We provide an array of options from our hot and cold buffet in order to suit all tastes and I am disappointed that you did not feel...

Dublin. Ireland
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stayed here for my wedding anniversary for 2 nights. It was great to be back again and the weather was superb. We booked into a suite that was identical to the one we had for our wedding stay, I have left a review in relation to this stay which I would strongly recommend you read if you are thinking...

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Thank you for taking the time to post a magnificent review of the Resort. I am delighted that we got the opportunity to welcome you back a year after your big day! It was a pleasure to have been chosen as the destination for your wedding and we are thrilled that we have been able to provide so many memories...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

on arrival to hotel we were pleasantly greeted by the doorman who gratefully took our bags while we parked our car, we went to reception and booking in was so courtiously done, a porter took us to our rom and made us feel welcome, the hotel and its staff should be 10 star rated,,, how things change,,waow, the wedding reception...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Galgorm Resort and Spa on Tripadvisor. I am most grateful for your feedback, which is such a valuable source of information for me, regardless of whether it is good or bad, and helps me monitor the service we provide. I was sorry to read that your recent stay at...

Ballyclare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

From the first day we viewed Galgorm I knew that our wedding would be there. We booked to hold our date 10th July 2016 but went on to view 5 more hotels none even came close for us . During our wedding planning our wedding coordinator changed 3 times , now some people would be put off by this but...

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Thank you for posting a review. We were privileged to host your wedding reception and delighted that we were able to make it perfect in every way for you both. I am so pleased that you were delighted with your bridal suite and whole the experience went for you. Thank you for mentioning the staff I will certainly be passing...

Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Myself and husband spent a nite here and we could not of complained about a thing.... From start to finished service and staff were brilliant , really made us feel welcome, it was the first weekend we both got off work together. We booked the private hot tub on Sunday mornin which was perfect. Can no wait to visit again...

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

Thank you for posting such a fantastic review. Listening to the sound of the River Maine rushing over the rocks whilst sipping a cold glass of something in one of our unique riverside hot tubs is certainly a uniquely relaxing experience. Look forward to welcoming you back to the resort in the future. Kind Regards Michael Fairbanks Deputy General Manager

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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
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  • 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
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  • 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: €204 - €380 (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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