We are proud to announce that our wedding ballroom will undergo a full and complete makeover from January 2019. With the recent purchase of our property by Comer Group Ireland Hotels, it is a great time to get married in County Galway. Presently we are welcoming a very stylish makeover in our Lobby, Spa and Gym areas and graced with an interior designer who has an amazing eye. Great plans are firmly in place to present sophisticated elegant décor, boasting light grey panelled walls, natural touches of cream toned luxury, rich textured bespoke wallpaper, plush carpets, wooden floors, new doors, curtains, stunning candelabras draped in ivy, modern comfortable Chivari cushioned chairs, floor length linen and much much more.
Our private outdoor space will bring the outside in, by utilising our wall to wall windowed garden setting and really wow your guests with smart landscaping, outdoor lighting, heating, brand new seating, seasonal planting, all of which will look fantastic in your wedding photography. Our mission being that you will have ample choice for photos around the hotel. More time with your guests and one less concern regarding your scenic photography!
Weddings have always been our speciality and fine food has always been a superior guarantee for our guests. Executive head Chef Gary Murphy oversees every wedding as if it was his own and is very focused that each dish must exceed the other. This off course remains in plan, but will stand out even more given the proposed dining surroundings
In order to help you visualise this exciting makeover, we invite you to our Annual Wedding Showcase weekend January 19th & 20th 2019, where 3 D Plans of the ballroom will be available to view, tables will be set up with new linen, chairs etc. Our team will be on hand to talk you through every detail and run through our new 2019 packages. Shearwater Hotel & Spa’s unique selling points continue to be; our private ballrooms location & size, the number of separate individual spaces outside of the ballroom to entertain your guests before and after the wedding, last but not least, our five-star quality food, efficient and professional service. We are so excited to offer a complete and brand-new offering by presenting an exclusive superior & complete and individual package, one we can guarantee will set the tone for day.
Over the years couples have trusted us to deliver on every aspect of for their special day, this will never change! Whilst at present we offer a great product, we are content with the knowledge that couples booking their future weddings with our hotel will be gifted glamour and elegance to set us apart as one of the top hotels in Connaught.
Choose from three amazing packages, starting from 45 Euros and ending with our show stopper Lace Package at 65 Euros.
Our Wedding packages are designed with you in mind, there is no need to source the costly added extras as we have included them in our packages with great options for you to choose from.
Making an appointment ensures you will have adequate time to ask questions, have a show around of the hotel and fully utilise our well experienced planners.
This is your Journey and it is an exciting one, it would be our pleasure to be a part of it.
by Sinead Mollenon Wed, 5th September, 2018
Our wedding reception was in the Shearwater Hotel on the 7th July 2018. Aisling our wedding coordinator and the management team Sue and Des went above and beyond to make myself and Enda's wedding day perfect. The food was exceptional and everyone is still talking about it. Each member of staff was very friendly and attentive and the service was ... Read More
by Aoife & David Cunninghamon Fri, 10th August, 2018
The Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe is a fantastic location for any wedding. The staff are amazing and went above and beyond our expectations of our wedding day, particularly the wedding co-ordinators (first Noel and then Aisling) and hotel management (Des, Liam and Colin). They offered us an all inclusive package which is great value for money and led us directly ... Read More
by Lyndsey McDonnellon Fri, 8th June, 2018
Myself and my husband got married in the Shearwater Hotel on the 5th of May this year. We had an amazing day. From the moment we first visited the hotel for a wedding fair we knew this was where we would get married. Our intuition was right. The staff were so attentive on the day and all our guests keep ... Read More
by fiona connaughtonon Fri, 25th May, 2018
What an amazing hotel, what dreams are made of!!! My husband and I attended a wedding in the shearwater a couple of years ago and we just fell in love with it. So when our engagement happened we knew that it would be the shearwater that we would have our reception in. From the very first visit till the big ... Read More
by Myriam & Darrenon Tue, 9th January, 2018
I honestly cannot recommend the Shearwater enough. They were brilliant to deal with, so professional on the day and the room looked amazing. Nothing was to much trouble and everything came together perfectly. All my guests loved the food. The bridal suite is lovely, and they surprised us with a beautiful breakfast the morning after the wedding, lots of free ... Read More