Majestically rising from the still waters of Lough Corrib and dating back to the 18th Century, the 5 star Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate (proud member of Ireland’s Blue Book) is where old world charm meets contemporary elegance. From the moment you drive through the magnificent cast iron gates the beauty of this enchanting lakeside estate overlooking Lough Corrib will captivate you.
Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate is situated just 4kms from Galway City Centre and the M6 motorway has made getting to Galway so much easier. With 73 air-conditioned bedrooms and suites each 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.
Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate has 2* Rosettes from the AA, for Ireland’s Fine Dining Restaurant making it a superb dining and entertainment option for both formal and informal occasions. These include the River Room Restaurant overlooking the estate, the Pullman Restaurant on The Orient Express, the Oak Cellar Bar, and three elegant Reception Rooms in the Main House which exude Old World Charm, where guests can enjoy a relaxing drink, afternoon tea, or take time out to relax and read the newspapers. The hotel also boasts a private screening room.
With a 138-acre lakeside golf estate, golf among other activities is on your doorstep to enjoy. The unique Championship 9 Hole Golf Course is quickly becoming the best 9 holes in the country with rolling hills, lakes and fabulous views of Lough Corrib and it is the closest golf course to Galway City. The 21 Bay Driving Range is the ideal place to warm up before a round of golf but also for group and individual golf tuition. While archery and some of the best fishing in Western Europe are easily organised right on-site on the Estate. Other activities that can be organised near the property include horse riding, boating, water sports and tennis with the ancient sport of royalty – falconry onsite.