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Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Welcomes our American Visitors

Welcome to the Four Star Lough Rea Hotel & Spa which is a great base to explore all the Wild Atlantic Way has to offer.  Galway is on your doorstep, only a 20 minute drive to the European Capital of Culture for 2020Culture, arts and music are favorite highlights of this bustling city. Quaint cobblestone streets lead to hip eateries, theaters and nightclubs. Nearby castles and historic monuments, as well as the always-exciting Galway Races, offer something for everyone. Mayo, Sligo & Donegal is to the North and Clare, Limerick, Kerry & Cork to the South we are the ideal location to jump into your Wild Atlantic Way adventure.

Connemara is not to be missed with it expansive views where land and water meet. A range of activities await, The Bay Coast is home to a number of dazzling beaches where people come to kayak, swim and dive, while cyclists can follow the Great Western Greenway. For the walkers among you, follow in the footsteps of two of Ireland’s most influential literary figures and see the landscapes, sites and people who inspired some of their greatest works on the Lady Gregory and Yates Heritage Trail

For those who would like a relaxing break away the award winning Shore Island Spa. Our team of experienced spa therapists will arrange your special time with us and can also assist in your tailor-made pamper packages. We offer soothing massages, luxurious facials, rejuvenating scrubs, wonderful spa packages, tanning, waxing, professional make-up application and much more.

With an impressive location overlooking the majestic Loughrea Lake, this four star hotel offers superb state-of-the-art facilities and 91 stylish, modern bedrooms in contemporary surroundings. The Lough Rea Hotel & Spa has a beautiful, peaceful, and yet convenient location for any family vacation.

We are here to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Forgot your adapter? Don’t worry we have plenty available at reception on request. We also have the capability of accepting international calls direct to you room so you are always connected to home.

Our local Bureau de Change is located in Loughrea, a short walk from the hotel if you are in need of currency exchange and we have two local pharmacies. Our Reception team can help you with maps or to arrange transport if needed.


From €169 per night

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Unwind the body, mind and soul! Why not escape to the Loughrea Hotel & Spa with our fantastic offer. 

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with us in Luxury rooms to executive suites
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in our tranquil spa facilities with a range of treatments available
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in style with friends, family or a romantic meal for two


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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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