Contemporary & Chic the 4* Lough Rea Hotel & Spa is nestled just outside the quaint town of Loughrea overlooking Loughrea Lake, yet only twenty minutes from Galway, our location combines the tranquillity of a rural setting with the convenience of easy access for your guests.
We at Loughrea Hotel & Spa pride ourselves in offering a luxurious and contemporary hotel. The innovative design, exemplary service and delectable food set us apart from the competition. We are committed to the values of traditional hospitality and guarantee a warm welcome with a friendly atmosphere, where your wedding day celebrations will always take centre stage.
The Piano Lounge
As your guests begin to arrive at the Hotel they will be escorted through to the Piano Lounge. There is something a little magical about this private space, steeped in natural daylight with its own baby grand piano to set the tone. Your guests can relax and enjoy a cocktail at their own private bar, while listening to our resident pianists, in anticipation of your arrival at the hotel.
Civil Ceremonies & Civil Partnerships
Our Slieve Aughty Suite features wonderful views across the lake and can host up to 80 cherished family and friends. We celebrate all love and are delighted to host civil partnership and civil wedding ceremonies. Our elegant De Dannan Suite can cater for larger numbers of 120 to 350 guests.
Our Rooftop Garden is a fabulous outdoor venue suitable for a blessing or humanist ceremony. Our roof top boasts panoramic views of Loughrea Lake and the Galway countryside, which can cater for up to 60 guests.
Our rooms are all beautifully decorated with a fairy light backdrop, red aisle carpet, lanterns, white chair covers with sash and tall silver candelabras.
The Sonnagh Suite
Located next to the Piano Lounge, this adaptable suite can be used in a number of ways. Some couples have used it as a novelty sweet shop, a photo booth or a poker room. It can also be set up as a children’s play area with movies and toys to entertain the little ones during or after your wedding meal.
The De Dannan Suite is a beautiful ballroom with its own bar. Elegant Murano glass chandeliers, adjustable mood lighting and the warm glow of candlelight create and idyllic romantic atmosphere. Our banqueting tables and seating are dressed in simple white linen, allowing you to add your own personal touches to customise this wonderful room.
The De Dannan Suite can cater for up to 350 wedding guests, for more intimate parties the room can be divided into two sections, or the Abbey Restaurant can be reserved exclusively for your guests.
The Rooftop Garden
The Rooftop Garden is the perfect setting to capture some moments on your wedding day. The rooftop garden boasts sensational panoramic vistas of Lough Rea Lake and the mountains beyond. Stylish but comfortable furnishings and wooden decking softened with verdant plants creates a magical atmosphere to watch the setting summer sun. The Roof Top Garden is also the perfect place to have a family BBQ the day after your wedding while you relax and unwind on your first day together as husband and wife.
Why not host your hen or stag night on our Roof Top Garden. Book a sizzling BBQs, Finger Food and Cocktail Making Classes. Combine it with our Girls Getaway Spa package for the ultimate weekend. For the stags enjoy whiskey tasting, golf, foot golf, karting and paintballing all just a short drive from the hotel.
Shore Island Spa
The Spa also boasts a dedicated beauty room for groups where you can have your professional make up application using Jane Iredale mineral make up along with a champagne breakfast. Other facilities include a Hair Salon, Couples room, 5 treatment rooms, Mud Rasul Chamber, Dry Flotation room, Pedicure and Manicure room with OPI nail treatments.
We would be delighted to host a champagne reception on the morning of your wedding or for your post wedding party while we pamper your bridal party for the day ahead.
With 91 spectacular guests rooms and suites, we have a choice of accommodation to suit all of your guests, whether it’s a single room, family room or accessible room. Dark tropical wenge wood compliments light pastel shades to create a contemporary ambience, flooded with light by day and with black out curtains to ensure your best sleep at night.
Each room features luxurious kayfoam mattresses with crisp white linen, individual air conditioning and views of Loughrea Lake or the surrounding countryside.
Our magnificent bridal suite offers the ultimate indulgence. When the party has come to an end, retire to your opulent suite with an open plan lounge and dining area. The spacious bathroom is complete with a free standing tub, rain shower, bathrobes and separate vanity areas. The suite boasts a large balcony overlooking Loughrea lake.
Our Wedding Packages
Packages start from €47 per person and include everything you need for your special day, from Candy Carts to wedding favours. We also offer tailor made package options our “Your Day Your Way” ethos allows you to pick and choose upgrades from room décor items such as draping, white led dance floor to food items such as Asian Street Noodle boxes, mini cupcakes, View our full packages online at www.loughreahotelandspa.com
Our Top Tips
Head over to our website, where you can find Sally's monthly blog on all things wedding related, where she shares her experience and top tips of the wedding industry in Ireland.
by Althea & Kevin Griffinon Tue, 30th April, 2019
Myself and Kevin just wanted to thank you and all your team for the most beautiful perfect wedding day we could have ever imagined and hoped for. We cannot praise you all enough from the very beginning to the wedding day itself. You were the most amazing group to deal with in every way & we honestly couldn't recommend you ... Read More
by Elaine & John Keavenyon Wed, 17th April, 2019
The Lough Rea hotel were a pleasure to deal with on the year lead up to the wedding and on the day. We dealt with Sally the wedding coordinator and she is excellent at her job, nothing was ever an issue and would make you feel at ease knowing everything would run smoothly on the day. The staff in general ... Read More
by Marie & Aidan Gormallyon Tue, 16th April, 2019
We had our wedding reception at Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on 15/03/2019 and we can't recommend this hotel highly enough. We had such an amazing day, we're delighted we chose this hotel as our wedding venue. From the minute we met Sally she was amazing to deal with. So easy going and down to earth, she made us feel ... Read More
by Louise & Noel Ryanon Fri, 12th April, 2019
We got married in March 2019, everything was amazing from start to finish. All the staff were so nice and relaxed and created a lovely atmosphere. Hotel was spotless and food was top class and very good value for money.
by Annie & Brian Whelanon Tue, 9th April, 2019
Absolutely amazing! Couldn’t fault anything, the service was very good and the meal was beautiful, all our guests were very impressed! Nothing was ever too much to ask and my flower girl sat at top table and she was well looked after by all staff! The best part was that even when the night was over and we were in ... Read More