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Shearwater Hotel & Spa, Galway

Shearwater Hotel & Spa

Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Galway


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When you choose to have Your Wedding Reception at Shearwater Hotel & Spa, we will ensure your Wedding Day is a unique & a special occasion for you both. Weddings are our passion and the team is on hand from your initial enquiry right through to greeting you on your wedding day.

We are here to work with you to make your dreams a reality.

We are having a fantastic 2015 so far and are considered one of Irelands leading hotels. We will show our commitment & care to you as a couple & ensure your expectations are exceeded.

At the Shearwater Hotel & Spa, We can help take away all of the stresses involved with planning your big day.

Great pride is taken in organising your wedding day and your wedding planner will provide expert knowledge & assistance in ensuring your every requirement is taken care of.

Your wedding day is just as important to us as it is to you and your family. All packages are flexible and can be adjusted to suit your personal tastes and budget.

Let us Spoil you ….

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Reviews for Shearwater Hotel & Spa

Average Rating: 4.9 out of 5 - based on 56 reviews

StarStarStarStarStarby on Mon, 30th November, 2015

From the moment we choose the Shearwater right until the morning we checked out after our wedding day; we were treated like gold. Many of our guests were from various parts of the country and they could not get over the positive impact of the hotel. The food, service (including the late night resident bar sandwiches at 4am!!) were of ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Sun, 29th November, 2015

We got married in August of this year in the Shearwater. From our initial enquiry to the morning after they made our experience a truly memorable one! There personal touch was felt by all of our guests. Every aspect of our day was managed impeccably, professionaĺly and with the highest standard of customer services delivered by their team. We look ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Sun, 29th November, 2015

Dealing with the shearwater staff in preparation for my wedding in July 1014 was a pleasure to say the least. No request was too big and the service was exceptional. Given that July is peak season for weddings both myself and my husband were given 100% undivided attention from both Gareth & Des. Once the ' big day' arrived I ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Thu, 26th November, 2015

Absolutely amazing!!! Our wedding day was fantastic and the staff went out if their way to ensure our day went as smoothly as possible. The hotel looked amazing from our drinks reception in the lobby right through to the ballroom. Fantastic hotel.

StarStarStarStarStarby on Wed, 25th November, 2015

To Garett, Karyn, Des & your team at the Shearwater Hotel. We cannot thank you enough for making our wedding day the most amazing day of our lives. Our guests are still talking about the day (which we love to hear) from the warm welcome we all recieved on arrival , the delicious food , the professional service and even ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Wed, 25th November, 2015

We would sincerely like to thank Management and staff at the Shearwater Hotel for making our Wedding Day so special. They were nothing but professional throughout the planning of our wedding and were always available to answer any questions or concerns we had!! We would especially like to thank Garrett, Karyn Des and Darragh- you guys made the planning of ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Wed, 25th November, 2015

Got married in the shearwater on November 13th it's a fantastic venue from our first viewing Garth, Karen and all the staff were an absolute pleasure to deal with, nothing was ever a problem and they made our day a dream come true I cannot recommend the venue enough. Thank you

StarStarStarStarStarby on Wed, 25th November, 2015

Where do I begin, we had our reception in the Shearwater just 2 weeks ago and we could not say enough about this hotel and it's staff. It is a fine hotel. The reception area and Plaza suite is just beautiful. We were so so happy with how our wedding day went here. From the day we went to the ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Wed, 25th November, 2015

Hi, I got married to my wonderful husband in the shearwater ballinasloe september 2014. The staff there made it the easiest wedding to plan. They had so much to offer. They had plenty of advice and time for us. On the day, everything was perfect, just as we imagined. The room was immaculate and magical. Everything went so smoothly and ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Wed, 25th November, 2015

We couldn't have asked for a better service than that provided by Garreth and Karen in the Shearwater. They were so helpful in every aspect leading up to our big day. On the day they provided everything we had requested, and then some. Our guests kept commenting on the lovely staff, the amazing food and the relaxed atmosphere on the ... read more

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Wedding Showcase!

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