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Glenlo Abbey Hotel (Galway, Ireland)

Glenlo Abbey Hotel (Galway, Ireland)

About Glenlo Abbey Hotel

Situated just 2 miles from Galway city centre, Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate offers 5-star luxury accommodation, free parking, a golf course, and views of Lough Corrib and the dramatic West of Ireland landscape. Golfers can enjoy the 138 acre lake-side golf course, a 21-bay driving range & golf lessons. Falconry, cruising & fishing are also available onsite on the 138 acre estate. The ideal location for exploring Connemara and the West of Ireland - with superb dining options. Palmers Bar & Kitchen, situated in the main hotel is ideal for casual dining and it has a varied menu, lively atmosphere and cosy surroundings. The Pullman Restaurant aboard the Orient Express at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel offers a unique dining experience. Converted into a restaurant car maintaining its original character, these historic Pullman train carriages offer two dining rooms. The River Room Restaurant boasts elegant surroundings. Plus, three opulent and elegant reception rooms, where guests can enjoy a relaxing drink, afternoon tea, or take time out to relax and read the newspapers. The newly refurbished bedrooms are contemporary in style offering a welcoming and relaxing ambience, offering unique views of the estate grounds or panoramic views of Lough Corrib.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 1177  reviews from:
  • LocationExcellent  (9.0 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (9.2 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (9.3 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.4 / 10)

Positive Reviews


The service is second to none.

Every member of the staff comes off as extremely experienced and friendly, as well as being attentive and providing exceptional service to each guest.


Guestrooms are top class.

Each guestroom is furnished top to bottom with comfortable and well appointed pieces. A highlight of these bright and spacious rooms is the beds, which will provide many people with a great night’s sleep.


A unique dining experience.

Travellers staying here are highly encouraged to have at least one meal on the property. While there is a proper restaurant, guests also have the option of dining in one of two railroad cars that have been converted into a fine eating establishment; a uni

Negative Reviews


Hotel is lacking in overall amenities.

Since Glenlo Abbey is rated as a five-star accommodation, guests expect more amenities for their money. The property plays host to an exceptional golf course, but beyond that there isn’t much else to justify the high rating.


Not the best spot for single travellers.

With picturesque grounds and a reputation for hospitality, Glenlo Abbey is a popular venue for weddings and corporate events. While ideal for those groups, people visiting on their own may feel lost in the shuffle as they have to deal with the crowds and


There is a bit of travel to reach the city.

This countryside retreat is a great place for travel weary people to put up their feet away from the bustle. For people looking to get a little more from their holiday it’s not ideal as it requires a bit of navigating to get to Galway and the city’s highl

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Arcade/Video games
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Parking
  4. Hotel bar
  5. Conference rooms
  6. Non-smoking rooms
  7. Restaurant
  8. 24-hour reception
  9. Laundry service
  10. Spa
  11. WiFi in public areas
  12. Room service
For children
  1. Childcare
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Hairdryer
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Air conditioning
  7. Minibar
  8. Desk
  9. Sitting area
  10. Telephone
  11. Safe
  12. Cable TV
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  2. Golf course
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly
  1. Accessible parking
Theme / Type
  1. Boutique hotel
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


Kentfield Bushy Park , H91 XD8K , Galway , Ireland
Telephone: +353(91)519600 | Fax: +353(91)527800 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Glenlo Abbey Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at Glenlo Abbey Hotel?

    No, Glenlo Abbey Hotel doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Glenlo Abbey Hotel?

    No, Glenlo Abbey Hotel doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Glenlo Abbey Hotel?

    Yes, Glenlo Abbey Hotel provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Glenlo Abbey Hotel?

    Check-in at Glenlo Abbey Hotel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Glenlo Abbey Hotel located?

    Glenlo Abbey Hotel is located in Kentfield Bushy Park, H91 XD8K, Galway, Ireland.