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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.

Following a fantastic 2014 we 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.

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Reviews for Shearwater Hotel & Spa

Average Rating: 4.9 out of 5 - based on 30 reviews

StarStarStarStarStarby on Tue, 23rd December, 2014

Thank you so much to Karyn, Gareth & all at the Shearwater for all their professionalism, organisation, and efficiency with making our Wedding Day a day to remember. We would highly recommend to anyone thinking of having it as their Wedding venue.

StarStarStarStarStarby on Fri, 28th November, 2014

Can not speak highly enough about the Carlton shearwater Ballinasloe; we had a fabulous wedding day from start to finish. From the moment we booked our wedding we found the staff so helpful and so accessible. The hotel is lovely; ours was a Halloween wedding & the decorations were just beautiful, really tasteful. The food & drinks on arrival were ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Thu, 13th November, 2014

We had our wedding at the Carlton Shearwater Hotel last month and I cannot recommend it enough. We were looked after so well from the moment we booked the wedding right up until the big day. The service was excellent, staff friendly and they gave us everything we wished for and more. You won’t find a better hotel for your ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Tue, 28th October, 2014

To whom it may concern, We Had our wedding Reception in The shear Water in Ballinasloe on Saturday 30th November 2013, I cannot praise the Hotel and its Staff enough, Everything was excellent, ie service for the meal, standard of food, the staff were so polite and friendly, We got so many compliments from our guests about the hotel. I ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Thu, 23rd October, 2014

The shearwater were always so helpful with queries and requests. Everything went without a hitch on the day and allowed us to sit back and relax. I could not recommend tge venue and the staff more. :-)

StarStarStarStarStarby on Fri, 17th October, 2014

We had our wedding at the shearwater hotel on the 14th of Sep 2013.our day was made so relaxed and special thanks to the shearwater and all the staff.the service and food was wonderful and I would highly recommend anyone to have their wedding venue there.

StarStarStarStarStarby on Fri, 17th October, 2014

We had our Wedding Ceremony and Reception in the Shearwater in september, every little detail was taken care of from the day we booked. The managers were in constant contact with us answering all of our many questions! The whole wedding ran so smoothly, their professionalism was second to none! They were present for the whole day and night making ... read more

StarStarStarStarStar-Offby on Thu, 14th November, 2013

Hi Annette, Can I just thank you all so much for the wonderful day we had on the 22nd March. All our guests said the food was absolutely fantastic as was the service. The layout of the ballroom was exquisite. The bedrooms were fabulous and all commented general comfort, the morning after breakfast was excellent too. We can’t thank you, ... read more

StarStarStarStarStarby on Tue, 12th November, 2013

The Wedding Day of our dreams.......we really enjoyed having our wedding at the The Carlton Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Annette and all the staff went the extra mile to ensure everything went perfectly - even when we arrived early! They were on hand from as soon as we had booked with them, helping with menus, table names, wedding ... read more

StarStarStarStarStar-Offby on Sat, 9th November, 2013

We got married in the Carlton shearwater 4th August 2012 it was the best day of our lives, the venue is just amazing its like another world once you get inside,the staff couldn't do enough for us, Annette and Sinead were very helpful to us on the run up to our big day,we change our minds with menu 3 times ... read more

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Shearwater Hotel Wedding Fair

Sun, 13 September, 2015

2:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

The Shearwater Hotel are having their Wedding Fair on Sunday the 13th of September so ... read more



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