By Travelzoo Staff
Recommended by The Guardian as one of the best hotels in Galway and praised by Frommer's for its "grandeur" and "lovely views", Glenlo Abbey Hotel dates back to the 18th century and is one of Ireland's top luxury hotels, winning the AA Inspector's Choice Award and 5 Red Stars in 2008. See the best that rural west Ireland has to offer with this deal for £109 per couple.
Why we love it
- Experience rural west Ireland, dubbed "a savage beauty" by Oscar Wilde, with this deal from Glenlo Abbey Hotel
- Stay in Galway's only 5-Red-Star hotel for £109 per couple, including an upgrade to a lake view room
- Includes 3-course dinner in the River Room Restaurant (worth £28/35€ per person)
- Full Irish breakfast
- Welcome drink on arrival (worth up to £8/10€)
- Described by Frommer's as "luxuriously decorated" with "lovely views of Lough Corrib"
- Member of Best Loved Hotels collection
- Galway city centre is 10 minutes away by car, Galway airport is 20 minutes and Ireland West Knock airport is a 90-minute drive
Glenlo Abbey Hotel
Tel: 00 353 9152 6666
What's included & when
- Oct. 8, 2012 - Dec. 30, 2012
- Valid for stays seven days a week until 30 November and on Thursday-Saturday from 1-30 December, the price includes:
- -Upgrade to a lake view room on booking
- -Full Irish breakfast
- -Welcome drink on arrival (worth up to £8/10€ per person)
- -3-course dinner from a set menu at the AA-Rosette River Room Restaurant (worth £28/35€ per person)
- There is a £20 (25€) per night supplement for Friday and Saturday nights, payable directly to the hotel on arrival. Add on extra nights for £60 per room -- 2-night stays are £169 per room and 3-night stays are £229, both with daily full Irish breakfast and dinner on the first night.
- The luxury hotel was once home to the Ffrench family, one of the 14 tribes who ruled Galway for centuries. It is set in a 138-acre estate, with a 9-hole golf course and activities including clay pigeon shooting, archery and fishing on site. Past guests include Hillary Clinton, when she was America's First Lady. The hotel's iconic Pullman Train Carriage featured in the film adaptation of Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express" and was used by Winston Churchill and his family during World War II.
- Explore the wild Connemara region, described by Oscar Wilde as a "savage beauty", with the rugged Twelve Bens mountain range and Lough Corrib on your doorstep. Galway city centre is only two miles away, with Galway and Knock airports easily accessible by car.
The small print
Available seven days a week until 30 November and on Thursday-Saturday from 1-30 December. Friday and Saturday stays incur a £20 (25€) supplement per night throughout this period, payable directly to the hotel. Offer is subject to availability. Reservations are required. Now sold out on 11, 18-19 October. Please note, we have been able to reopen this promotion after the hotel released more availability.
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