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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our 2 night break in this hotel. Loved the room very clean and comfortable. Staff in bar and restaurant were great. The rooftop bar is fab a really lovely addition and loved happy hour cocktails. One drawback was that the spa was not complimentary to guests. €20 per 1.5hr isn't bad but when I booked into a hotel...

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John_Coen, General Manager at Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear SukiQ Thank you so much for your kind review of the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, I have passed on your comments to the team in our Restaurant and Bar and they are thrilled to receive such feedback, it is with great pride that we continually receive such comments regarding the team & service at the hotel. I have...

Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

The reception was very welcoming. The hotel is modern. The room clean with nice bathroom. Modern black tiled bathroom. The region had an issue with contaminated water due to floods, and hotel provided bottled supplies of water...extra bottles if requested. The highlight is the dinner...specifically the steak! Medium rare rested well before and after. As good as gauchos in London....

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Belfast
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my husband for 2 nights. Upon arrival we were given a warm welcome at the reception desk, we arrive half an hour before check in time - but we were allowed to check In anyway. We had afternoon tea booked for that same day, it was fabulous. Prosecco was lovely, we were offered additional servings of tea....

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

A Hen party of 10 girls- We were checked in promptly, ensured we knew all the breakfast details and when we were booked into the restaurant for an evening meal. We went up to our rooms, I was in a triple room with 2 others it was lovely and had a great view of the lake. The bathroom was spot...

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Reviewed 6 March 2016

Myself & two friends stayed in the hotel for one night b&b, evening meal & spa treatment deal (Diamond package). The dinner menu was fab however there was a strong draft coming through the restaurant (from the front door I assume) which was very cold. However this is the ONLY criticism I could have! When we arrived for dinner the...

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John_Coen, General Manager at Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Becca13492 Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review of the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, i was delighted to read your positive comments and it gives us such pride that you and your friends enjoyed your time with us. I apologise that your dinner reservation was slightly delayed on the evening and I am...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stayed at the start of February just my mother and I for a girly getaway. We stayed two night B&B and one evening meal. We went to the restaurant the first night most say it was not the best food very bland nothing to write home about and the prices where crazy money luckily it was in the deal...

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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Used the spa facilities today with my sister. It was so relaxing! We got a warm welcome from the spa manager and she was so informative and professional. We had a lovely mud treatment in the rasul chamber followed by a half hour in the thermal suite. The facilities are fab! Afterwards we had some scones and tea. Such a...

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Galway
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Had a lovely meal at the hotel. The food and service were excellent. Even tough the evening we were there was very busy our food came quickly and our waiter was very friendly and helpful. IThey following week I wad there again, this time at the spa. Angina the girls upstairs very friendly . The Spa was extremely relaxing. But...

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Essex
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night, mostly positives,staff very helpful, efficient and friendly, breakfast good and plentiful, rooms spacious and clean, only downside was the shower as it sprayed out over the top and soaked the whole bathroom. The rooftop bar is brilliant and Anthony and his partner were very good keeping up with the drink orders. I have stayed here before...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 February 2016

we are a couple that are engaged and checking out hotels for our wedding and we stayed in your hotel last weekend for 2 nights. The service was appalling. we phoned reception for 2 bottles of water (as we were told there was a boil in the area and could not use the water) and it took 2 hours. I...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lough Rea Hotel and Spa is located in the historical town of Loughrea in Co.Galway. This modern and stylish Hotel is within walking distance from all the shops, amenities and attractions of Loughrea.The Hotel boasts 91 bedrooms with panoramic views of the town's beautiful lake, the Sliabh Aughty Mountains and the Burren. The Lough Rea Hotel and Spa Wedding team are specialists in ensuring that the Bride and Groom have a wonderful day to remember. The hotel can cater for up to 300 wedding guests in the De Dannan suite: a state of the art grand ballroom. There is a range of air-conditioned meeting rooms that provide clients with the very best conference facilities available, conferences for up to 500 delegates can be accommodated. This hotel offers fine dining in their Abbey Restuarant, Relaxation breaks in the tranquility of Shore Island Spa. Enjoy light bites and delicious cocktails in the Rooftop Garden and Sky Lounge where it boasts sensational views of Lough Rea and the mountains beyond. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lough Rea Hotel and Spa

Address: Galway Road, Loughrea, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Loughrea
Price Range: $110 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lough Rea Hotel and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Hotel Lough Rea
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“Ask for room with lake view.”
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