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Dublin. Ireland
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stayed here for my wedding anniversary for 2 nights. It was great to be back again and the weather was superb. We booked into a suite that was identical to the one we had for our wedding stay, I have left a review in relation to this stay which I would strongly recommend you read if you are thinking...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a magnificent review of the Resort. I am delighted that we got the opportunity to welcome you back a year after your big day! It was a pleasure to have been chosen as the destination for your wedding and we are thrilled that we have been able to provide so many memories...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

on arrival to hotel we were pleasantly greeted by the doorman who gratefully took our bags while we parked our car, we went to reception and booking in was so courtiously done, a porter took us to our rom and made us feel welcome, the hotel and its staff should be 10 star rated,,, how things change,,waow, the wedding reception...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Galgorm Resort and Spa on Tripadvisor. I am most grateful for your feedback, which is such a valuable source of information for me, regardless of whether it is good or bad, and helps me monitor the service we provide. I was sorry to read that your recent stay at...

Ballyclare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

From the first day we viewed Galgorm I knew that our wedding would be there. We booked to hold our date 10th July 2016 but went on to view 5 more hotels none even came close for us . During our wedding planning our wedding coordinator changed 3 times , now some people would be put off by this but...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. We were privileged to host your wedding reception and delighted that we were able to make it perfect in every way for you both. I am so pleased that you were delighted with your bridal suite and whole the experience went for you. Thank you for mentioning the staff I will certainly be passing...

Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Myself and husband spent a nite here and we could not of complained about a thing.... From start to finished service and staff were brilliant , really made us feel welcome, it was the first weekend we both got off work together. We booked the private hot tub on Sunday mornin which was perfect. Can no wait to visit again...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a fantastic review. Listening to the sound of the River Maine rushing over the rocks whilst sipping a cold glass of something in one of our unique riverside hot tubs is certainly a uniquely relaxing experience. Look forward to welcoming you back to the resort in the future. Kind Regards Michael Fairbanks Deputy General Manager

Clackmannanshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I stayed here with my partner and my daughter who turned 7 while we were there. We stayed 2 nights (Monday 25th till Wed 27th July). I was worried when we got there that they may not cater for children as the hotel and grounds are very quiet and luxurious. As soon as we checked in and got to our...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review. I am thrilled to hear that a family have enjoyed themselves so much here at the resort. You mention the staff and I must say that we are very proud of the team that we have and appreciate that it is they that truly make the difference. I...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

An overnight stay with friends for a birthday treat. Arrived Sunday afternoon place extremely busy . Waited ages to get checked in to room so held up getting to spa etc. Pool and thermal village was very busy .Food in the restaurant was good though as was breakfast. Biggest dislike I had was that when I arrived down at seven...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thank you for the positive comments regarding parts of your stay. May I apologise to you however for the disappointment you felt in other aspects of your time at the resort Kind Regards Michael Fairbanks Deputy General Manager

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Booked a 2 night summer break and enjoyed every minute of the experience. Every single member of staff we met during our stay was friendly and all made a point of saying hello. The hotel is beautiful and our room was really great. It was spacious and modern. The only issue I had was that we were in a room...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for review. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us at Galgorm Resort and Spa. Thank you for recognising the outstanding service you received, it is brilliant to know that you found the team to be so friendly and helpful. Our rooms are designed to enhance the relaxation process and...

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is the nicest place I have ever stayed with an amazing attention to detail! The food in Gillies is out of this world, the spa area is fantastic. Staff are great especially the guy in the gin bar!! My only complaint would be that there was no gym however I believe that this is being built. Great place to...

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Emma0194, thank you so much for posting an amazing review. I am delighted that your dining experience in Gillies was one that you would recommend to others and you felt that the staff were great. Watch this space for the Gym there are indeed plans in place. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards...

Craigavon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2016

As soon as you turn into the Galgorm and see the grounds, the gardens the river, the beautiful building you know you are somewhere special. This is not just any old hotel. This is a treat, a birthday treat, an anniversary treat, a celebration for most people who come here. For me today it is my birthday. I have on...

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Donaghadee
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Just spent a fabulous spa break with my bestie - unbelievable! - gorgeous room overlooking the thermal village - treatments to die for - beautiful meal - whole experience fantastic! - will be back! !

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MFairbanksGalgorm, Manager at Galgorm Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a fantastic review. I am glad that you were able to relax in the Thermal Spa taking in the views of the River Maine and surrounding grounds. Kind Regards Michael Fairbanks Deputy General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Gillies Bar & Grill
Gillies Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Irish, European, British
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Northern Ireland's Premier luxury Hotel and Spa situated only 30 minutes from Belfast is the perfect location to relax and get away from it all...and with some fantastic accommodation and Spa offers this Spring, there really is no excuse not to treat yourself...Galgorm Resort & Spa is set in 163 acres of lush parkland near Northern Ireland's most renowned scenic attractions and is just 30 minutes from Belfast city centre, 20 minutes from Belfast International airport and 35 minutes from George Best Belfast City airport.Our facilities include 122 bedrooms and luxurious suites, designed in a contemporary style whilst keeping the focus on superior quality features associated with a classic country gentleman's residence. Full business communications facilities are provided in-room as well as entertainment for when it's time to relax.The resort also offers delightful countryside self catering cottages on site and unique log cabins situated alongside the flowing and tranquil River Maine.With miles of fishing on the River Maine, on-site stables, the most picturesque of walkways and cycle routes and the world class Spa at Galgorm, you'll find plenty to while away the hours as you escape into this home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galgorm Resort & Spa

Address: 136 Fenaghy Road, Ballymena BT42 1EA, Northern Ireland (Formerly Galgorm Manor)
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballymena
Price Range: RM984 - RM1,809 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Galgorm Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 122
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Galgorm Resort And Spa
Galgorm Hotel Ballymena
Galgorm Manor Hotel
Galgorm Manor Ballymena
Galgorm Resort & Spa Ballymena, Northern Ireland
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