About The Ardilaun Hotel

The Ardilaun Hotel Galway is widely rated as one of the best luxury Hotels in Galway, Ireland. What sets us apart from all the hotels in Galway is our great service, offering of luxury Hotel accommodation in a tranquil setting, with beautifully landscaped gardens, leisure club with 18m swimming pool, beauty salon, Koala Kids Club and more. Our location in Galway city is near the city centre and close to Salthill and Galway Bay.

All Inclusive Family Offer

Family Break Galway

Two Night Break for all of the family at The Ardilaun Hotel Galway with breakfast each morning and evening meal on one evening, based on Two Adults and Two Children (sharing with adults), Family Day out aboard the Corrib Princess Cruise Boat on Lough Corrib in Galway City, and the Koala Kids Club each day and evening, with Full Leisure Facilities during your stay, from €410 for the family midweek in the Summer, subject to availability. Three and Four Night Family Packages also available. Bigger family rooms available upon request. Contact the Hotel directly for bookings: 091 521433 or book online on: www.theardilaunhotel.ie

Celebrating 50 years in business,Galway’s Four Star Ardilaun Hotel continues to enchant guests this summer with great-value family breaks offering luxurious accommodation, dining in the Camilaun Restaurantor Blazers Bistro for a more casual setting, chilling out in the Leisure Club or treating yourself to some pamper treatments which will give you a memorable break away with the family.

Luxurious surroundings and a warm welcome

Spacious enclosed gardens and restful lounge areas with friendly, professional staff will welcome you from the hustle and bustle of the city. Summer Breaks are available on The Ardilaun website for your perfect staycation this Summer. The Koala Kids Club will be running for the Summer from 3rd July, right through until the end of August midweek for Children aged four to twelve years. The Kids club includes activities throughout the day with a packed lunch and evening activities also.

The Family-run Ardilaun Hotel welcomes families especially with smaller children; experienced babysitters are available on request as well as travel cots, interconnecting rooms, high chairs, children’s menus, a fridge, and baby changing facilities. The Leisure Club with its kiddies pool provides baby changing, playpen and baby equipment.

The Great Outdoors Calling You

The Ardilaun is also a great base to explore Connemaraand The Aran Islands, and all along the Western Seaboard, there are a multitude of options within a stones throw. Beaches at Salthill, windsurfing, tennis, squash and badminton facilities are all within walking distance. Hire a boat, bring a picnic and make your way up the Corrib in a row boat. Visit Galway Atlantaquaria, walk the famous promenade and kick the wall at Blackrock as you will see the locals do.

Galway City is only a 15 minute walk from Galway Bay, Salthill Promenade and Beaches along with a 20 minute walk to the heart of Eyre Square, where you can board The Corrib Princess Boat Cruise of Lough Corrib at Woodquay. High Nelly Bicycles are available for hire from hotel reception for exploring the local area.

Golfing enthusiasts have a choice of several well-known Golf courses within a fifteen mile radius. Just down the road in Salthill is the Galway Golf Club, an 18 hole championship golf course. Special concessions and tee times can be arranged for Ardilaun Golfers.Barna, Oughterard, Athenry and Galway Bay are among the West’s finest golf courses and links.

Pamper Yourself with some “Me Time” too

While the children are being entertained at the Koala Kids Club, parents may avail of the state-of-the-art Ardilaun Health and Leisure Club which includes a Greco-roman deck level swimming pool, hydro spa pool, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, fitness suite and aerobics room. The in-house Avalon beauty salon in this popularGalwaycity hotel is ideal for pampering yourself, with the very latest in YonKa Aroma stone massage treatments with full details of treatments and special offers online.

It’s Festival Fever in Galway City this Summer, with the Annual Galway Races Summer Festival which takes place during the first week of August preceded by two weeks of the Galway Arts Festival which caters for all age groups. For more information on Special Offers for the Summer, Mini Spa, Pet Friendly, Family and Volvo Festival Packages, call the hotel directly on: 091 521433 and we will be more than happy to assist.

New Year Wedding Sale to celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ardilaun Hotel announces details of New Year Wedding Sale to celebrate 50th Anniversary

The Ardilaun Hotel, situated in leafy Taylor’s Hill, with superb gardens is one of Galway’s well-loved, long-established family run and favourite wedding venues and has a reputation for its luxurious comfort in an intimate setting, gracious style and fine food. The Ardilaun Hotel offers their Pearl Proposal at just €50 per person for an all inclusive wedding package.

New Year Wedding Sale

The Ardilaun proudly celebrate their 50th Anniversary this year and to mark this momentous occasion have just announced details of their

New Year Sale for new weddings booked between 01 January to 14February 2013. This exclusive promotion offers 50% discount off 50 guests on our fully inclusive packages with minimum numbers of 130 guests sitting for wedding reception. Call Ann-Marie or Orla today to discuss this offer further on 091 519794/519703.

Awards are a reality of how well Brides and Grooms are looked after in The Ardilaun on their Wedding Day and this is captured in our most recent awards of “Best Hotel Wedding Venue in Connacht” at the Weddings Online Awards, followed by our “AA Award for Courtesy and Care”. Our awards are a true testament to the hotel and how they continuously strive to serve all of their guests to the highest standards with great care and attention to detail. The Ardilaun has hosted over 3,000 weddings since 1962 and is still going strong, with its policy of just one wedding per day.

Few Hotels can boast this achievement of their 50th Anniversary and The Ardilaun new Wedding Brochure portrays this in an elegant light. In spite of tough economic times, The Ardilaun can boast a confidence and trust in their reputation for hosting weddings for a long time to come. The brochure gives a true picture of the luxury that surrounds The Ardilaun with its Stunning Ball Room, Landscaped Gardens, Excellent Food and Service, Generations of Wedding Memories, and over all elegance that entices Brides and Grooms to our unique venue on Taylors Hill.

Pearl, Emerald & Ruby Proposals

The Pearl, Emerald and Ruby Packages are becoming increasingly popular as they are offering an all-in price from just €50 per guest for the Pearl Proposal, €55 per guest for the Emerald Proposal and €60 for the Ruby Proposal which includes drinks reception on arrival, 5 course choice menu, wine with your meal and for your toast, evening reception, chair covers and all of the other extras that come along with booking your wedding reception at The Ardilaun. Full details now available upon request or online.

Free Jazz Reception for your Special Day

The Ardilaun Hotel are delighted that the Guinness Jazz Trio Band will be playing exclusively for all Wedding Couples for 2012 and 2013 when they choose the Emerald or Ruby Proposal packages for their wedding reception at the hotel. This popular established Galway band has been playing for over 20 years under the guidance of Freddy Byrne and has played for many Guinness Promotions and Galway Races over the years. Freddy and his band provide easy listening music and create a lively atmosphere from the start in our spacious foyer for the weddings pre dinner drinks reception on arrival to The Ardilaun.


Valued at €1,000 but it is with The Ardilaun’s compliments. We are the only hotel in Galway City now to offer this new and exciting software package to all our Brides & Grooms. Featured recently on TV3 AM and the Matt Cooper Show, it is an online wedding service which gives you the tools to make your wedding experience more enjoyable. Moposa helps you share more of the experience with your friends and family, simplify the wedding planning process and save time and money along the way. Moposa wedding applications are fully customised to The Ardilaun Hotel and are simple to use for those with even limited internet experience.

Avalon Beauty Salon

When couples confirm their wedding at The Ardilaun, Avalon offer a Free Skin Analysis Consultation along with Express Botanical Facial for both the Bride and Groom in the calm surroundings of the Avalon.

Midweek & Winter Weddings

The Ardilaun are offering additional special gifts for both Midweek and Winter Wedding Packages with special dates and flexibility for Christmas and the Winter months which result in excess of €2,800 savings based on a wedding for 200 guests. Full details for all packages are available on: www.theardilaunhotel.ie

Civil Ceremonies & Religious Blessings

Keep it simple – arrive at The Ardilaun as two people and leave us as a newly married couple. The Ardilaun is an approved venue for civil ceremonies and offers elegant private rooms which create an intimate setting for your ceremony or blessing. The Garden Lounge which was the original part of the old house has the charm and atmosphere for a small intimate civil ceremony. With 50 years of experience in the hands of the Ryan family, The Ardilaun is a premier wedding venue in the West of Ireland with couples from near and far, national and international, choosing it as the venue for their most important day.

For further information on Ardilaun proposals and wedding brochure contact Orla or Ann-Marie at The Ardilaun Hotel – Tel: 091 519703/519794 for your wedding showaround or visit the wedding section of our website.

BBQ Packages at the 4 Star Ardilaun Hotel Galway

New BBQ Party Packages at the popular four star Ardilaun Hotel Galway

– the perfect venue for a taste of the outdoor this Summer

One of Galway city’s most popular four star hotels, we at The Ardilaun have just launched our new Summer Barbeque Party Packages “hot off the gridle”! With superb landscaped gardens and outdoor patio area in a secluded setting, The Ardilaun Hotel is the perfect BBQ venue for socializing with family, friends and work colleagues. With this in mind, we are now offering 3 barbeque packages to suit any occasion.

For private parties of 30 guests or more, whether it is a social group or corporate work colleagues, family group etc you can enjoy a succulent BBQ for as little as €15 per guest at this superb Galway Hotel venue.

David O’ Donnell, Executive Head Chef and the kitchen team at the Ardilaun Hotel have compiled a variety of mouth watering succulent BBQ menu options to choose from, for example the “Hot Grill” option offers Grilled Beef Burger with Lemongrass and Coriander Glaze, Lime and Lemongrass Marinated Chicken Drumstick, and Pork and Apple Jumbo Sausage, all served with Floury Bap or Seeded Roll, Summer Leaves, Tomato Slices and Gherkins, Choice of Tarragon Mayonnaise, Tomato Relish and Barbeque Dip. Included in this price will also be a pint of beer, glass of wine or soft drink all for just €15 per guest. A more elaborate menu with drink is available in the “Summer Garden” option for €20 per guest. The “Be Entertained” package includes Sparkling Pimms Reception on arrival, the “Summer Garden” menu and live entertainment all for €25 per guest. A full range of other barbeque menus are also available on our bbq menus page of our website.

One can enjoy a nice summer dessert afterwards such as Caramelised Summer Fruit Kebab, and a cocktail on the Terrace to compliment the barbeque options at minimal extra cost. Blazers Bar and Bistro at The Ardilaun Hotel offer a comprehensive Cocktail Menu throughout the Summer with the most popular being Cosmopolitan, Appletini, and Butterscotch Daquiri.

Relax and unwind in the beautifully landscaped grounds at The Ardilaun Hotel Galway, where you may enjoy al fresco dining in its spacious surroundings, outdoor heaters, and also water feature in picturesque gardens. Alternatively, indoor arrangements will be made subject to weather conditions.

The Ardilaun can cater for private groups of various sizes from 30 to 200 persons, enquire now for availability. There is plenty of free parking on site, and it is an ideal treat for a corporate day out, or Sports and Social outing. Alternatively, one can entertain clients or celebrate a family event with Christenings, post wedding parties and birthday parties being the most popular. Whatever the occasion, there are choices of menus for everyone, call Ann-Marie or Orla on: 091-519794/519703 or email: events@theardilaunhotel.ie who will be delighted to help you organise the perfect barbeque or occasion here at the Ardilaun.