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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Absolutely fabulous place, we had lunch in the conservatory which was really lovely then we spent the afternoon in the thermal village which was first class and finished off with an excellent meal in Gillies Restaurant, would definitely recommend this Hotel and can,t wait for the next visit!!

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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 was lovely to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your trip to the Resort, and that you took the time to make use of the various facilities and eateries during your stay. I do hope that you return to visit the Resort in the near future; we look forward to...

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Revisited the Galgorm for a short break with my husband. The new spa village is amazing, totally luxurious and very indulgent. As always the food was outstanding with local produce featuring heavily on the menu. A perfect place to recharge the batteries

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Fab time at spa for hen night food amazing and spa unreal!!! Beds are so comfy,free minibar in room!!only negative point u have to walk through restaurant or out front of hotel for smoke,we did this in our dressing gowns as was a spa day!!

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Our Thermal Village is the perfect place for brides to be and their hen parties to relax and indulge in some pampering, and I was pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time there. If you return to the Resort in the future, I would recommend reserving a room with...

belfast
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stayed in deluxe rooms with view over thermal village. These rooms have there own separate check in area and breakfast is served in the lovely river room which is much nicer thsn my previous stay when it was served in Gillies. Had dinner in the new Fratellis which was great and very reasonable with excellent live music. The place was...

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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 very glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that you tried one of our new Deluxe rooms. Our Deluxe rooms include breakfast in the River Room, which I was delighted to hear you enjoyed also. I do hope that we have the pleasure...

Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a one night stay here with my daughter and felt I just had to give a review as we were so utterly impressed and delighted with everything at the Galgorm. As soon as you turn onto the driveway you feel a sense of luxury, everything is immaculate! Then we were welcomed by the concierge and by the...

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

Many thanks, Bronagh. It’s good to hear from you and the glowing review is much appreciated. I have passed on your comments to Paul and the team which were on during your stay. We like to think of ourselves as The Great Escape, entering the driveway and driving past the river rapids up to the main hotel is hard to...

Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I can't praise the staff high enough for making my daughters hen spa so amazing . Clare was so welcoming and friendly .. The boudoir was 1st class as was the thermal area . We had 7 family members staying in the log cabin which was excellent as was the evening meal and breakfast in Gillies !! Well done for...

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

Hi Erica, I’m extremely pleased to hear how enjoyable your time at the Log Cabins and Spa were. . We are in the final stages of upgrading the furnishings and fixtures in our cabins and cottages, so I hope you will be further impressed when you return to see what we’ve done. Our Boudoir is also getting a bit of...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I had already done a review of the Galgorm before as I've stayed many times, however after a lovely visit last night for our first wedding anniversary I felt that an updated review was needed! I am still giving 5 stars (I would give more than this if I could!!) but wanted to update my review as a lot has...

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

Thank you for the highly flattering review headline! We are very pleased that you think so. I’m delighted that you were impressed with your room and appreciated the opportunity to upgrade, including the new addition of our complimentary mini-bars. The new suites give a stunning view of the new Thermal Village and River Maine. The care and precision to bring...

Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

A piece of Heaven on Earth is best way i can describe our stay here...Did NOT want to leave! From the minute we arrived we have been greeted by every member of staff with a smile and hello. We stayed here for 2 nights to celebrate our mums 70th ..We wanted to take her somewhere really special and we certainly...

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

How wonderful to have you with us for such a special birthday. Thank you for writing such a glowing review, it’s much appreciated. I’m especially grateful for your mentioning the staff names, I will pass on your kind words with pleasure as it always great to get a mention. We look forward to welcoming you back soon' Kind Regards Michael...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I loved this hotel ,the staff are so attentive ,and the facilities are fantastic ,the spa is my favourite part ,really so relaxing from the second you put on your robe and head to the thermal village . We eat in gillies and the food was great ,only gripe was my steak was very over cooked ,hence the 4* not...

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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 glad that you took the time to relax and enjoy your time with us; the Thermal Village is definitely a perfect place to do so! My apologies for the error in the cooking temperature of your steak; I do hope that it did not detract from what otherwise...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Me and my husband stayed here over night . Staff very friendly and helpful. Hotel was Beautiful inside and out . Very clean and tidy. Food was fantastic. Spa was fantastic. We had a great time one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at was quite expensive but . We will definitely be staying again .

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and thank you for the wonderful compliments; I shall pass them along to the team. We do hope to be able to welcome you back to the Resort in the very near future. Kind regards, Michael Fairbanks Customer Service

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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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  • 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: $294 - $500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galgorm Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Galgorm Resort And Spa
Galgorm Hotel Ballymena
Galgorm Manor Hotel
Galgorm Manor Ballymena
Galgorm Resort & Spa Ballymena, Northern Ireland
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