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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Booked for June 2016 to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. Two night Summer retreat consisting of 2 nights in a deluxe room (paid for upgrade fromSuperior room) with breakfast in the River Room; 3 course evening meal and afternoon tea. The room overlooked the river and Spa area. It was spacious & spotless. Facilities included a mini bar with free...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I must stay that your stay, from beginning to end, sounded perfect. I have passed on your kind comments to all staff involved - especially John and his concierge team! I do hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Resort in the near future. Kind...

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Ten ladies from Ardnashee school and college booked an overnight spa break to start the school holidays in style, we certainly were not disappointed. Galgorm staff were so friendly and helpful, our rooms were top class including lots of little complimentary extras, stunning grounds and tasty food and last but not least their amazing spa, one word to describe it,...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am delighted that you chose to start your summer holidays with us; you all certainly deserve the well earned break! I do agree that our Spa has the "WOW" factor, and I hope you were able to experience some of our wonderful treatments while there. I do hope that...

N Ireland
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Just returned today from a one night stay and spa treatment package and it was amazing. Rooms were lovely, Italian meal was fantastic and the spa was really something else. Recently stayed in Lough Eske, The Lough Erne Golf Resort and The Merchant and I was amazed that The Galgorm was an ever bigger treat. I can't recommend it enough,...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It is wonderful to be held in such high esteem, and I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. I do hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Resort in the near future. Kind regards, Michael Fairbanks Deputy General Manager

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Galgorm for an overnight to celebrate our anniversary. Upon arrival we had afternoon tea which was lovely (I would recommend the ice tea option). We stayed in a deluxe room in the new part of the hotel! The room was massive with a large bathroom, bed and sitting area! The spa is a real treat, with...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was happy to hear that you found your room to your liking, and that you took the time to make use of our Thermal Village. I shall pass on your kind comments regarding the food to our team of chefs. We do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming...

Belfast in Northern Ireland
Reviewed 1 July 2016

My wife and I have been going to the Galgorm since 2010. We had our wedding reception there in 2011 and have tried to go annually (sometimes more than once) ever since. It is, for us, the epitome of escapism. We are now dependant on the Galgorm to help wind us down - An overnight here is as good as...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay. I would also like to thank you for your repeated custom, huge testament in itself. I do hope that you can return to the resort soon. Kind regards, Michael Fairbanks Deputy General Manager

Antrim, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2016

My friend treated the two of us to an overnight stay with dinner. We thoroughly enjoyed the splendid facilities of the Thermal Village. Lots of different experiences to sample and staffed by a courteous and helpful team. We had dinner in the resort's Italian restaurant, Fratelli. Delicious tapas style starters and pasta dishes for the main course. The desserts were...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am delighted that you were able to join us to celebrate your birthday, and that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for the feedback regarding the lighting in your room, which I have passed on to our maintenance team. I have also passed on your kind comments regarding the...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Where do I even begin?? We had our entire wedding day at Galgorm Resort and Spa on the 16th June 2016 and it was the most perfect day, everything went to plan thanks to the amazing staff. Our ceremony was held in the Phantom House followed by the reception in the Four Seasons suite and both rooms were equally as...

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

Thank you for your lovely words! It was a pleasure to help you celebrate your big day, and it is always wonderful to hear our staff and their efforts recognised. Stevie is indeed an asset to our Resort, and I am sure he will be delighted as I am to hear that your big day was such a memorable one....

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

we stayed at the Galgorm recently for a wedding the grounds are amazing, it was our first visit and from the moment we arrived everything was perfect, the staff were very helpful & friendly. The room we stayed in overlooked the river, just beautiful. The wedding was fantastic the whole day went by without a hitch. Breakfast next morning was...

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am delighted that your time with us, and that the wedding day was fantastic. It is also wonderful to hear that our staff have went the extra mile to make you feel so welcome, and I shall pass your kind comments on to all concerned. Kind regards, Michael Fairbanks...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Another relaxing stay at Galgorm to celebrate my birthday. Galgorm went the extra mile with sending card and chocolates and then a complementary rose petal turn down after dinner. Made the day even more memorable. Have already booked a return visit and cant wait. Thanks Galgorm.

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We were delighted to be able to help you celebrate your birthday, and that we were able to add all those extra little touches that made the day more memorable! I do hope that your return visit is in the near future. Kind regards, Michael Fairbanks Deputy General Manager

Nortnern Ireland
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Hubby and I spent an afternoon at the Thermal Village to celebrate our wedding anniversary and came away feeling refreshed, indulged & totally delighted with our experience. From the moment we arrived it felt like absolute luxury, the location itself is stunning. It really feels like you're stepping into a different world. Decor, facilities and service are all immaculate, can't...

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Celtic Sauna Ritual, which has proven very popular with out guests. I certainly agree that it is a perfect way to relax and I find that it also leaves you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. I shall pass on your kind comments...

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • 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: $327 - $562 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galgorm Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Galgorm Resort And Spa
Galgorm Hotel Ballymena
Galgorm Manor Hotel
Galgorm Manor Ballymena
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