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Create your Perfect Day in Lough Rea

Ireland's Wedding Venue of The Year 2023

Lough Rea Hotel and Spa has been selected as the Top Wedding Hotel in Ireland for 2023.

The award is based on reviews and testimonials of the hotel on weddingdates.ie by couples who have had their weddings there.  Not only did Lough Rea Hotel and Spa earn the prestigious Ireland title but they also picked up the gong for Galway Top Rated Venue, Connaught Top Rated Venue and Top Rated Four Star venue which included hotels in Northern Ireland, an impressive 4 awards in total. Ciara Crossan of Wedding Dates said: “I am so thrilled for Lough Rea Hotel and Spa! They had over 100 reviews from happy couples so really deserve this recognition and Awards. It is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire team.“

“This award has a particular significance as it is voted for by the couples who had their weddings with us. It is a real vote of confidence in what the hotel and the team here do to make every wedding special!” – Nicole O’Reilly, Wedding Manager

“The award-winning team at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa pride themselves in delivering exemplary service, food and a memorable occasion for all of our brides, grooms and wedding parties,” –  Damien McManus, General Manager

Galway Top Rated Wedding Venue

A warm welcome awaits your guests as they arrive to your Wedding reception. Steeped in natural daylight, your guests can relax and enjoy a cocktail in the Piano lounge’s private bar in anticipation of your arrival. The private lounge is yours for your day. As well as being perfect for drinks receptions, as the evening progresses, old friends enjoy catching up in the peace of the lounge while still being part of the celebrations.
The stunning De Dannan Suite boasts Murano glass chandeliers, luxurious velvet drapery, and interchangeable lighting to suite the theme of our wedding.  Situated off the Piano Lounge, the Sonnagh Suite is a fabulous space for creative surprises or ideal as a games and movie room to entertain the little ones.
The Lough Rea Hotel & Spa is licensed for civil wedding and civil partnership ceremonies. Exchange your vows against the panoramic backdrop of the lake and distant mountains of the fourth floor Slieve Aughty suite.
The Shore Island Spa is the perfect retreat for you and the bridal party to prepare and pamper yourself for your special day.
When planning your celebration every last detail is important and our experienced team will make your wedding day everything you have ever imagined.


Contact Details
Nicole O’Reilly
Wedding Manager 
091 880088

General Manager
Damien McManus
091 880088

wedding packages Include:

  • Dedicated Wedding Coordinator and wedding team for your special day
  • Complimentary premium access to Moposa, personalised online wedding planner
  • Red Carpet welcome on arrival
  • Private and exclusive use of our Piano Lounge
  • Stunning lake side views from our rooftop garden
  • Personalised table plan and menus
  • Late night nibbles in the residents bar
  • Complimentary luxurious overnight accommodation
  • 30 bedrooms with a reduced accommodation rate