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Frequently Asked Questions

How far away is Loughrea Town centre?
Loughrea Town centre is a 10/15 minute walk from The Loughrea Hotel and Spa. Just 3 mins in a taxi.


How far away is Galway City centre?
Galway City centre is just 25 mins by car or accessible by public transport, reception are more than happy to help with information and timetables.


Do you have private parking?

Yes The Loughrea Hotel and Spa has its own private extensive car park but for large events please be aware spaces are not unlimited.


Do you have Wi-Fi?
Yes we have complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property.


What are room rates at The Loughrea Hotel and Spa?
Room rates may vary from season to season, day to day and for special events. All room rates quoted include taxes and charges. For the best available rates always book directly with The Loughrea Hotel and Spa website. Book now.

Do room rates include breakfast?
The Loughrea Hotel and Spa offers both Bed and Breakfast rates and room-only rates. Room-only rates do not include breakfast. Full Irish or Continental breakfast is charged at €10 at the time of booking and €12.50 if you opt on the morning to avail of it.

How do I get from the airport to The Loughrea Hotel and Spa?
For full directions and maps Click Here.


What bedroom facilities are provided?
Each room offers an ensuite bathroom and complimentary toiletries, hairdryer, iron, tea and coffee making facilities, TV, writing desk and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access.


Do bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms?
All bedrooms in The Loughrea Hotel and Spa have ensuite bathrooms with wash hand basins and bath/showers.


Do you have a luggage room?
Yes we have a luggage room where guests can store their valuables when checking out.


Is The Loughrea Hotel and Spa a non-smoking hotel?
Yes all bedrooms in Ballsbridge Hotel are completely non-smoking. We do have a designated outdoor smoking area outside of the building to accommodate guests who smoke. A deep cleaning fee will be charged to guests who are found to be in breach of our no smoking policy.


What are the check-in/check-out times?
Rooms are available from 15.00 daily. If you wish to check in at an earlier time please let us know and we will try our best to accommodate this. Check-out is at 12.00. Late check-outs are available at an additional cost.


What business facilities are there in The Loughrea Hotel and Spa?
All meeting rooms are equipped with audio visual equipment, air conditioning, WiFi, LCD projectors, stationary and most have natural daylight and printing can be arranged through our reception desk.
If you are organising a meeting or event please contact our events team on (091) 880088 or email


What are dining options in The Loughrea Hotel and Spa?
Abbey Restaurant is our formal dining restaurant. Our chefs create an exciting new menu using only the freshest, locally sourced produce.
For a casual lunch or dinner Lir Bar and Brasserie offers a fantastic selection of seasonal food cooked to order by our chef’s from 12pm daily along with a selection of light snacks and refreshments.

Do you cater for special dietary requirements?
The Loughrea Hotel and Spa caters for all dietary requirements where possible. Please let us know in advance of any such requirements and we will endeavour to meet your needs.


Do you have wheelchair accessible bedrooms?
Yes we have a number of specially designed bedrooms to accommodate those with limited mobility.


What is your Children’s Policy?
Children are more than welcome at The Loughrea Hotel and Spa. All children under 12 stay for FREE when using existing beds. The maximum number of cribs/cots in a room is 1. Any type of extra bed is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.


Do you cater for pets?
The Loughrea Hotel and Spa operates a no animal policy with the exception of working animals.
If you have any further queries please contact us on 091 880088 or e-mail us on