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Rooms and Suites at Glenlo Abbey Hotel

From 299 USD
Classic Room

Classic Room ( 291ft2 - 377ft2 )

Welcome to the Classic Room at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate, where timeless elegance meets modern comfort. Overlooking the estate's enchanting walled gardens and the

From 364 USD
Superior Room

Superior Room ( 312ft2 )

Experience the Superior Room collection at Glenlo Abbey Hotel and Estate, a recent addition to their offerings. These contemporary rooms exude a welcoming and relaxing

From 460 USD
Corrib Deluxe Room

Corrib Deluxe Room ( 312ft2 )

Introducing the Corrib Deluxe Room at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate, offering captivating vistas of Lough Corrib and the estate grounds. Revel in unmatched comfort

From 460 USD
Superior Family Room

Superior Family Room ( 32ft2 )

Discover the Superior Family Room at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate, where carefully designed furniture, traditional molding details, soft luxurious fabrics, and subtle damask wallpaper

From 524 USD
Junior Suite

Junior Suite ( 409ft2 )

Experience the Junior Suite at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate, a haven with unmatched views of the estate grounds and the 18th Century Abbey, truly

From 782 USD
Garden Suite

Garden Suite ( 657ft2 - 764ft2 )

The Garden Suites are a blend of timeless elegance and modern comfort. Each suite offers a bedroom and a separate lounge area. The lounge is

From 1,050 USD
Grand Suite

Grand Suite ( 657ft2 - 764ft2 )

Indulge in the opulence of the Grand Suite at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate, where luxury and spaciousness unite. This suite boasts a separate adjoining

From 3,549 USD
Presidential Suite

Presidential Suite ( 689ft2 )

Experience the opulence of the Presidential Suite at Glenlo Abbey Hotel and Estate, nestled in a prime corner of the Main Manor House. This exquisite

Glenlo Abbey Hotel

Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate invites its guests to experience some tranquil moments on the banks of Lough Corrib. This hotel has an evoking 18th-century charm. It is a countryside retreat in a manor house with majestic architecture and luxurious rooms overlooking the River Corrib.

Overview

The property has many characteristics and history. From its spacious rooms and the picturesque golf course to its unique restaurants. Emerging from the calm waters of Lough Corrib, Glenlo Abbey Hotel sits on 138 acres of green land just outside Galway city.

Moreover, the resort offers striking views of Lough Corrib and the surrounding golf course. Natural beauty abounds here. Guests can relax and reconnect with themselves in this serene environment engulfing the hotel.

History

This historical property had been home to renowned tribespeople of the time. The Ffrenches, a family from an eminent tribe, initially built the house in 1740. The property had reception rooms, bed chambers, lavish halls and corridors, servants' rooms, and a farmyard.

The adjoining Abbey was erected for the family in the 1790s but was never consecrated. However, the Ffrenches auctioned the property in 1846. It was again sold in 1897. Finally, in the 1980s, the Bourke family purchased and restored it to its previous splendor and converted it into a hotel.

Style and Design

Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate allows you to go back in time and perceive the glory and magnificence of the castles built in the past eras. Walking up the stairs to the grand entrance will lead you to a reception room. This room also has comfortable chairs alongside a fireplace. It is an ideal space to relax and enjoy the soothing environment.

A further probe into the style will reveal that the hotel displays old-world charm and glamour. Additionally, the property still enjoys some of its original features. These include high ceilings and grand designs accompanied by lovely antique furniture. The decor is also sumptuous yet very comfortable.

Location

The hotel and the encircling 138-acre estate lie on the shores of the largest lake in Ireland, Lough Corrib. This location is perfect for discovering the surrounding area. In addition, the lively Galway city center is just 4 km away from the hotel.

Moreover, guests can have the best of both worlds and enjoy shopping and nightlife while staying at a peaceful and calm place. Additionally, the neighboring area of Connemara is worth seeing. Finally, discover the Gaeltacht areas in Galway and enjoy a ferry ride to the nearby Aran Islands.

Rooms and Suites

The guests' comfort is of prime importance at 5- the star Glenlo Abbey Hotel. Therefore, furnishing and decoration are done accordingly. As a result, the 50 guest rooms are very spacious and luxurious, offering breathtaking views over the West of Ireland scenery.

Rooms may differ in size, but all have comfortable beds, soft pillows, and luxurious sofas and chairs. Besides, the presidential suite, a grand haven for love birds, is in the main house. It has a hallway, a separate living room, and a roof terrace with stunning views of the lake and estate.

Further, the Corrib Deluxe rooms give sweeping views over the River Corrib and Lower Lake Corrib. And the Abbey Classic bedrooms offer glimpses over the 18th Century Abbey and the garden. All the bedrooms have individual styling, which adds to their original features and modern glamour.

Restaurants and Bars

Unique dining experiences await you at Glenlo Abbey Hotel, so get on board. You will enjoy fine dining at the Pullman Restaurant housed in the original coaches of Orient Express. The carriages dated back to 1927 and were previously used en route to Paris, Istanbul, and St. Petersburg.

One carriage was also used in Agatha Christie's movie "Murder on the Orient Express." Get the true feeling of a bygone era and have your meal in a 2 AA rosette restaurant overlooking the lovely estate and Lake Corrib.

There are many options for casual dining as well. Palmers Bar & Kitchen is the latest addition to Glenlo Abbey Hotel's restaurants. The modern gastro bar offers a warm and relaxed eating space. Guests can enjoy live music on weekends. They can watch sports on big screens while having a sandwich, burger, steak, or drink.

Another option is the Oak Cellar Bistro, which is in the original kitchen of the property. The wood-paneled restaurant offers traditional and contemporary Irish food using garden-fresh ingredients. Locals, as well as hotel guests, really like this place.

Additionally, the River Room Restaurant is another on-site restaurant. Here, you can savor breakfast in a cozy environment having spectacular views. Or treat yourself to the famed "afternoon tea" at Glenlo Abbey Hotel. Here you will taste their freshly baked cakes, scones, pastries, and sandwiches served with tea or coffee.

Furthermore, Private dining is also available. Customers can book a room at the property and celebrate their events in style. Whether it is the Corrib Suite, 18th-Century Abbey, or Kentfield Suite, all offer the grandeur and charisma of the previous era. Moreover, the picturesque surroundings will be a cherry on top of the cake.

Activities

Guests can indulge in various activities on-site. Besides lavish rooms and unique dining options, Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate offers a 9-Hole Golf Course and a driving range. So visitors can have a walk around the scenic estate or play a golf game. Besides, the golf course has been acknowledged as one of the best in the country.

Further, you can also try your hand at falconry, archery, horse riding, or even fishing at Lough Corrib. Finally, in case of rain, you can have a shot at billiards or watch a movie at their glamorous private cinema.

Other Information

The hotel regularly offers packages for its guests. You can take advantage of Glenlo Abbey Hotel's ongoing special offers. Enrich your stay by getting a room upgrade. There are also different packages to suit your requirements.

Takeaway

Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate is one of the luxury hotels in Galway. Many past guests, as well as locals, highly recommend it. You will get an opportunity to relax in a fascinating and tranquil environment with your loved ones. You can also enjoy the property's scenic beauty and enjoy flavorful cuisine. Moreover, golfers can indulge in their games while having fantastic lake views. Book your stay today.

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Why we love this hotel

  • Glenlo Abbey Hotel sits on the shores of the Corrib river and is 2 miles outside Galway.
  • Dine in original Orient Express carriages from 1927. Just reserve a table at the Pullman Restaurant.
  • The hotel has its 9-hole golf course, one of the best in Ireland.
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