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Glenlo Abbey Hotel

Kentfield, Bushy Park, Galway

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hotel facilities

  • 24 hour Front Desk
  • 24 hour restaurant service
  • Babysitting
  • Cafe/Bar
  • Concierge
  • Cyclist
  • Dietary requirements catered for (Vegetarian, Coeliac etc)
  • Disabled facilities
  • Elevator
  • Fax & photocopying
  • Florist/flower delivery
  • Garden
  • Golf
  • Laundry service
  • Live music sessions
  • Luggage room
  • Medical assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Outdoor activities
  • Parking (free)
  • Porterage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Shoe shine on the floor
  • Taxi service
  • Tickets to concerts, sight-seeing etc
  • Transfer service
  • Travel arrangements

phone/internet facilities

  • Direct telephone line
  • Phone features: voicemail
  • Wifi (free)

room facilities

  • Alarm clock
  • Bath
  • CD music
  • Complimentary/Paying mineral water
  • Complimentary/Paying Newspapers
  • Cots available
  • Desk & chairs
  • DVD player
  • Electric trouser press
  • Family rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • HiFi system
  • Hydro-Shower
  • Individual Heating
  • Interconnecting/adjoining rooms
  • Iron & ironing board
  • King Size beds
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Piped music
  • Radio
  • Rollaway bed
  • Rooms for disabled
  • Safety deposit box
  • Suites
  • Turndown service
  • TV - Satellite
  • Windows may be opened

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description and services

Galway’s 5 star luxury hotel, Glenlo Abbey, is the ideal resort property for Galway weddings, meetings, incentives and midweek & weekend hotel breaks in Galway, Ireland. Of all Galway Hotels, guests enjoy unrivalled personal service in the warmth of one of the few 5 Star Hotels in Galway Ireland.

Luxury is a necessity at Glenlo Abbey – if you are looking for luxury hotel breaks in Ireland – then you have found the perfect 5 star Galway hotel.  

Contact us at Glenlo Abbey Hotel Galway for all your corporate, entertainment and accommodation needs.

Hotel Accommodation:

The 50 Bedrooms and Suites at Glenlo Abbey Hotel in Galway have been designed with an emphasis on general space and comfort, and afford unrivalled views of the dramatic West of Ireland landscape with its ever changing colours. 

Lake view rooms give a panoramic vista of Lower Lough Corrib, Connemara.  Our 5 Star Hotel Galway provides luxury accommodation in a fantastic location.

Upgrade to the luxury of an Executive Suite with four poster beds and complete with separate living and dining areas, this spacious elegantly furnished suites reflect the true character of this enchanting property. 

Room features include: 

Pillow topped, luxury King Beds

Complimentary Wi-fi Access

Marbled En-Suite Bathrooms


Hair Dryer

Trouser Press

Personal Safe

Direct Dial Telephone

Cable Television

24 Hour Room Service

Bathrobes & Slippers


Dining at Glenlo Abbey:

The Riverroom Restaurant is a magnificent dining room which brings you back to bygone days. Situated in the main hotel, The Riverroom Restaurant overlooks the stunning grounds of the estate, and is open for Breakfast each morning, Dinner every evening, Sunday Lunches and Special Events.

The Oak Cellar Bar, the original parlour of the house, still retains the old world character of the building. It is the perfect venue for meeting friends, relaxing after a long day, Sunday Lunch, post golf analysis and for relaxed dining. With its wide variety menu, lively atmosphere and cosy surroundings, The Oak Cellar is definitely worth a visit. Food is served each day from 12.00pm to 9.00pm

The Pullman Restaurant aboard the Orient Express at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel Galway is truly Ireland’s most unique restaurant, and is available for private lunch and dinner events. The perfect choice for Fine Dining in Galway. 

Glenlo Abbey Hotel Galway offers fine dining and a unique culinary experience to its customers. Our award winning kitchen with a dedicated brigade of chefs are renowned for their creative flair. Their imaginative and often unusual dishes, based on the best available produce, are prepared and served with great care and attention to detail.

Glenlo Abbey boasts three opulent and elegant reception rooms, the Ffrench Room, where you can enjoy Afternoon Tea, the Reading Room and the Kentfield Lounge the hotels private cocktail lounge, with onsite mixologist. 

The Abbey is a graceful gothic 18th Century Abbey and offers guests a unique dining or event experience.  With bespoke menu options, sumptuous food and special attention and service from our staff, it offers an intimate private dining venue for up to 30 guests, or drinks and canapés for up to 60 guests.

9 Hole Golf Course & 21 Bay Driving Range:

This 140-acre lakeside estate is home to a challenging 9-hole Parkland, par 71, golf course with a 21-Bay driving range.?Tuition available with Gary Madden, PGA Golf Professional. 

Weddings at Glenlo Abbey: 

A variety of distinct and unique locations for you to choose from - The Corrib Suite, The Historic Abbey, The Elegant River Room Restaurant, the Victorian inspired Ffrench Room and The Pullman Restaurant aboard the Orient Express. 

The Corrib Suite, with its own private entrance and dedicated reception area, subtle décor with glamourous chandeliers and panoramic views over Lough Corrib - catering for  up to 160 people. 

The unique 18th Century Abbey can accommodate up to 30 wedding guests and is perfect for intimate gatherings and civil ceremonies. With bespoke menu options, sumptuous food and special attention and service from our staff, it offers an intimate private dining venue for up to 30 guests, or drinks and canapés for up to 60 guests.

Glenlo Abbey Hotel has been approved for civil marriages and couples can legally get married on the grounds of the hotel.


Just 2 miles from Galway city, a vibrant city on the west Coast of Ireland. Famous for its festivals including the International Oyster Festival, the Galway Races and the Galway Arts Festival, one of the largest Arts festivals in Europe. 

Located on the doorstep to Connemara with magnificent scenery and spectacular driving routes. Highlights include Kylemore Abbey, the Twelve Pins, Roundstone, The Sky road outside Clifden and the Aran Islands. 

How to get there: Located 2 miles from Galway City, on the N59, on the way to Clifden.  


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Superior King Rooms

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Superior King Rooms with River Views

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Superior Twin Rooms

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Superior Twin Rooms with River Views

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Executive & Junior Suites

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Snuggle Up at Glenlo

Snuggle up with a loved one and enjoy a romantic escape. Enjoy two nights luxurious accommodation with the following treats: 

- Breakfast each morning in the River Room restaurant or choose Breakfast in your room

 - Four Course Evening Meal on a night of your choice in either the Pullman Restaurant, aboard the Orient Express or the Riverroom Restaurant. (Please note our Pullman Restaurant is closed Sunday - Tuesday nights inclusive until March 2015, alternative dining options in the River Room or Ffrench Room will be offered on these nights)

- Pamper Hamper delivered to your room, incl. bathsalts, scented candle, Prosecco & chocolates. 

- Turn down service, bathrobes & slippers delivered to your room

- Hot chocolate and homemade cookies delivered to your room or relax by the open fire in the Ffrench Room or Reading Room. 



Contact us on +353 91 519600 or 


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Walk on the Wild Side

Enjoy a luxury two night stay in a Superior Room with the following extras;

  • Check in at your leisure and relax in the comfort of your room with pillow topped beds, duck down duvets and Egyptian cotton sheets. 
  • Choose from a range of Self Guided Walks in Connemara and Connemara National Park. 
  • Packed Lunch to include home-baked breads and local artisan products. 
  • Return to the hotel for a well deserved drink in the Oak Cellar Bar. 
  • Followed by a casual dinner in the Oak Cellar Bar. 
  • Breakfast on both mornings in the Riverroom Restaurant. 

Optional Extra: If you would prefer a Hill-walking Guide to accompany you, please contact us directly on +353 91 519600 or to arrange. Additional fees apply. 

Or if you would like to arrange a Private Escorted Tour to bring you along some of the sites along the Wild Atlantic Way this can be arranged. Additional fees apply and pre-booking required. Please contact +353 91519600 to arrange.

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Special Sunday Offer

Steal away for a night of luxury with our Special Sunday offers. Rates includes overnight accommodation in a Superior King Room, Dinner in our  Restaurant, breakfast at your leisure the following morning followed by a late check out. This offer is only valid for Sunday nights.

Spacious bedrooms with king size beds, pillow top mattresses, luxurious down feather pillows, bathrobes and slippers, marble ensuite bathroom with power showers & deluxe amenities, television, DVD players, work desk, trouser press,  room safe, tea and coffee making facilities ,direct dial telephone, and complimentary Wi-Fi access. These rooms offer views of the 18th century Abbey and original walled garden on the estate.

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