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Welcome to Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway

Lough Rea Hotel and Spa is one of the most highly recommended and well known venues in Galway. Situated just outside the quaint town of Loughrea overlooking Loughrea Lake. At the end of 2019 Lough Rea Hotel & Spa received the coveted award of Top Rated Wedding venue for Galway, marking the fifth year in a row receiving this accolade.

Guests can enjoy the Rooftop Garden Bar and Sky Lounge, which boasts panoramic views of Loughrea Lake and the Galway countryside.

Set in an oasis of calm, our exquisite Shore Island Spa promises an experience of complete relaxation and indulgence.

Ready for an Autumn Break? Look no further. Enjoy a short break in one of our family rooms with a full Irish breakfast the next morning. The perfect getaway for  families with plenty to do in the area.

Nestled just outside the quaint town of Loughrea overlooking Loughrea Lake, yet only twenty minutes from Galway, our location combines the tranquility of a rural setting with the convenience of easy access to Galway City and the Wild Atlantic Way. Use the Loughrea Hotel and Spa as your base for exploring this year, we have some ideas on where to start. Visit our Itineraries page for more details.

Lough Rea Hotel & Spa is also host to several live events throughout the year. From comedy, tribute bands and country music stars, we have something for everyone. Enjoy delicious dining ahead of the show and why not stay overnight with us to make a real occasion of your night out. Visit our Concerts & Events section for more details on upcoming shows.

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Failte Ireland Safety Charter

We are delighted we have received our Failte Ireland Safety Charter Certificate and well done to the team behind the scenes making our hotel as safe as we possibly can for our valued guests.


Click Here for some of the measures in place to ensure the safety of our guests.


From €95 per night

Winter Breaks

Enjoy a midweek winter break and escape to Lough Rea, where comfort and relaxation await.

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From €89 per night

January Sale - Bed & Breakfast

Avail of this amazing January Sale Offer including Bed & Full Irish Breakfast for Two Adults.

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From €85pps per night

Sunday Saver

Whether you are extending the weekend or ensuring a relaxing start to the week, unwind at the 4 Star Loughrea Hotel & Spa, 0nly 20 mins from Galway.


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From €112pps per night

Diamond Spa Package

Enjoy one night Bed & Full Irish Breakfast with dinner plus one treatment in the Shore Island Spa (Subject to availability)

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Diamond Spa Package


with us in luxury rooms or executive suites
Our rooms


in our tranquil spa facilities with a range of treatments available
Shore Island Spa


are one of our specialities, join us for your beautiful day


in style with friends, family or a romantic meal for two


for the whole family are close by


Facilities to cater for the largest of meetings and business showcases

Rooms & Suites


Weddings Catered For


Dedicated Staff Members


Complimentary Parking Spaces

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Good to know

- Located just 3 minutes drive from Lough Rea Town
- Just 25 minutes drive from the heart of Galway City
- Free parking available on site
- 2 newly refurbished restaurants to choose from
- Rooftop Garden Bar overlooking Lough Rea Lake
- Award winning Shore Island Spa
- 8 conference rooms catering for up to 500 delegates
- Voted Top Rated Wedding Venue in Galway from weddingdate.ie
- Voted Best Hotel in Galway in the Best of Galway Awards

A message from our Managing Director

Dear Guest

Welcome to the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa. This hotel is particularly special for us as it’s close to home and offers beautiful views from our Rooftop Garden, a unique setting in the Galway countryside and overlooking Loughrea Lake. We take particular pride in the warm welcome that our team show to all our guests. Our dedication to tradition is what sets the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa apart and our team pays careful attention to the requirements of those on a leisurely Spa break, on business or are celebrating their wedding with our award-winning wedding team.

Thank you for considering the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa and we look forward to welcoming you in the future.

Pat McDonagh
Managing Director, Só Hotels Ireland

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