Oranmore Lodge Hotel

Country: Ireland
City: Galway
Hotel Star Rating: 4 Star
Check In From: 4:00 pm
Check Out Up To: 12:00 pm

Hotel Description

The original manor house was built in circa 1850 and it has been tastefully extended to a 4 star luxurious hotel, incorporating a superb lesiure cetnre, conference centre and banqueting suite ensuring our guests enjoy a truly unique Irish hospitality

Please Note:Electric car charging station available at hotel, a fee of EUR 2.70 applies.

Area Description

Often referred to as the Capital of the West, Galway is a cultural Mecca of sorts, attracting thousands every year to the many lively festivals hosted by the town.

Travel Description

From Galway City: Take the main road from Galway city south directly to Oranmore which is approximately 7kms from the city centre. At the roundabout follow the sign for Oranmore and we are located on your right. From Dublin: Take the M4 route off the M50 and continue straight for Galway. Take Exit 19 off the motorway signposted for Oranmore/Limerick. When you come to the roundabout take the 2nd exit and we are located 100 yards on your right. From Cork: Follow N20 to Limerick, then the N18 bypassing Ennis, follow straight into Clarinbridge. At first roundabout follow signs for Galway City until you come to the 3rd roundabout, take exit for Oranmore, first on the left and we are located on your left.

Cancellation Description

Once you cancel your booking up to 48 hours prior to arrival you will not incur a cancellation fee from the hotel. Cancellations that are made within 48 hours prior to arrival and no shows at the hotel will be charged the 1st night of the stay to your card. Please note that your booking deposit is non refundable.



Hotel Restaurant
  • Breakfast served
  • Dinner served
  • Lunch served
  • Early bird menu
  • Vegetarian options
Hotel Children Facilities
  • Baby sitting service on request
  • Kids activities during high season
  • Cot available on request
  • Swimming lessons (by appointment)
Hotel Bar
  • Bar food menu
  • Weekend Entertainment
  • High season entertainment
  • Fully licenced Bar
  • Sky sports available in bar
  • Food served from 12 noon
Hotel Business Centre
  • Fax
  • Meeting rooms
  • Complimentary WIFI access available
  • Photocopying service
Hotel Leisure Club
  • Towels available
  • Gymnasium
  • Pampering packages
  • Whirlpool
  • TV equipment
  • Swimwear to buy
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Aerobics studio
  • Baby changing area
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Pool side play pen
  • Spa treatments
  • Children's pool
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Hotel Meeting Rooms
  • Natural daylight
  • Internet access
  • Dedicated organiser
  • Black out facilities
  • LCD projector
  • Stationery
  • Complimentary Wifi access
  • Projector / screen available
  • Refreshments available
  • Conference & meeting rooms
Hotel Guest Services
  • Wireless internet in areas
  • Non smoking hotel
  • Breakfast served to your room
  • Complimentary WIFI access available
  • Internet access
  • Laundry facility
  • Wifi access in public areas
  • Baby sitting on request
  • Free car parking
  • Babysitting service
  • Dry cleaning on request
Hotel Venue Entertainment
  • Wedding fair
  • Christmas parties
  • Banqueting rooms available
Things To Do In The Area
  • Local restaurants
  • Night clubs
  • Lakes
  • Children play centres
  • Comedy clubs
  • Shopping
  • Visit local heritage sites
  • Cinema
  • Bowling
  • Horse riding
  • Golfing
  • Go to the beach
  • Historical trails
  • Visit castle
  • Horse racing
  • Local sightseeing
  • Cycling
  • Walking trails
  • Boat trips
  • Amusment arcades
  • Live music venues
  • Guided tours
  • Pet farms

Reviews for `Oranmore Lodge Hotel`

Geraldine scored 4 / 5 on 11/12/2022

Beautiful hotel, staff very friendly and helpful. Hotel was very clean.

Carmel scored 5 / 5 on 06/11/2022

Lovely friendly staff, excellent food and service. Couldn't fault anything

Tanya scored 3 / 5 on 05/11/2022

Stunning hotel. Lovely friendly staff and agreat location for whatever you are looking to do. Only about 15-20 mins drive to Galway city centre and about an hour to the Cliffs of Moher. Definitely recommend.

Helen scored 5 / 5 on 05/11/2022

Staff very helpful

Elvira scored 5 / 5 on 26/10/2022

We really enjoyed staying, staff is very nice, room was very clean and comfortable, food was amazing! I absolutely recommend staying in this hotel.

Anita scored 5 / 5 on 16/09/2022

Lovely hotel very relaxing we realy enjoyed our stay and i always book with irish mini breaks and always deal with dave hes great always extra helpful i will look forward to booking another break before christmas

John scored 4 / 5 on 14/09/2022

Dinner and breakfast beautiful. staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms could do with modern update.

Eimear scored 3 / 5 on 03/07/2022

Very nice hotel only issue is I had an all inclusive dinner deal but had a limited dinner menu and most meals on it had an extra surcharge so wasn't really inclusive wit nearly 10e added to most meals on it. Staff were very helpful and friendly, rooms were clean and presentable.

Catriona scored 5 / 5 on 17/05/2022

We had a lovely time at the Oranmore lodge hotel.my husband and I stayed for 1 night with our 2 children.we loved the pool and the food was fabulous.i would definitely recommend and we will be back for sure

John scored 5 / 5 on 13/05/2022

Comfortable clean spacious room, good food, and good value.

Caroline scored 5 / 5 on 07/05/2022

Had a short ladies break this week and we were all delighted we stayed in the Oranmore lodge. Rooms were lovely breakfast really good and dinner on the night of our arrival so tasty we dined again the following night. Staffwere very courteous and helpful and a big shout out to young Amy who was all the previous as well as being friendly and sunny natured . We will be back and have recommended the hotel already

Kevin scored 4 / 5 on 27/03/2022

Friendly staff and very clean room. Great Breakfast with big choice. Dinner menu varied but not much choice for vegetarians. All in all a good place to stay!

Maggie scored 4 / 5 on 07/03/2022

Lovely hotel friendly staff food very good

Jillian scored 5 / 5 on 07/02/2022

I took my 3 daughters for a night to the Oranmore Lodge for a treat. We had a lovely time. We used the leisure centre on the Friday evening and again Saturday morning and really enjoyed it. Our room was lovely and spacious enough for the 4 of us. Breakfast was really good, lovely continental buffet and then hot food served to the table. The kids had pancakes which they loved and I had delicious eggs Benedict. It was my second visit to the hotel and I would definitely return again.

Elaine scored 3 / 5 on 10/01/2022

Hotel itself was spotless staff on the other hand weren't to friendly swimming pool was abit of nightmare as well could only go certain times food was jus ok

Aisling scored 4 / 5 on 01/12/2021

I Enjoyed a warm cosy room, lovely food, Kind staff, relaxing leisure area, thank you

Frances scored 5 / 5 on 01/12/2021

It was a very nice hotel very clean with really friendly staff and very good service.

Martha scored 4 / 5 on 23/11/2021

Lovely hotel and staff are very nice , room was clean and a good size for 2 adults and 2 children. Only thing I'd say is leasure center could do with some upgrades , crome holders in shower were rusty and lockers were rotten

Caroline scored 5 / 5 on 17/10/2021

Fabulous food which you could not fault. Staff were very friendly, lovely comfortable hotel, we will return.

Kelly scored 4 / 5 on 05/10/2021

We were slightly disappointed on arrival as our room was pretty bog standard, quite dated and no "4 star feel" to it. We decided to not let it get to us too much and I'm glad we didn't because we had a lovely 2 night stay in Oranmore. Food was amazing, between breakfast and meals and even down to the toasted sandwich, everything came in a timely manner and piping hot. Staff were overall nice but a big thumbs up to Lauren who works in the bar, she is so friendly and welcoming and has time for her customers! :) I find when you have great staff, it makes all the difference! Thanks for having us Oranmore Lodge Hotel :) All in all, we would stay again.

Angela scored 5 / 5 on 03/10/2021

We were a group of 6 adults staying overnight and would like to compliment the staff from the moment we entered reception until we left the staff could not have been any more helpful , we had dinner which was beautiful both in presentation and taste , breakfast again the next morning was excellent, we would definitely recommend and we will be back, Many thanks

Marie scored 5 / 5 on 13/09/2021

Lovely quirky hotel. A little old fashioned in layout, but big rooms, large windows and high ceilings. Excellent meals, generous portions. Waiting and bar staff were generally very young, just out of school, but were kind and willing. A big plus was giant fluffy towels, we loved the luxury. Bathroom doesn't have bits like shampoo and conditioner-and if you prefer soap, bring your own, but overall a very happy stay.

Maria scored 4 / 5 on 12/09/2021

I Have visited a few times.staff v friendly clean and food is excellent. Felt v comfortable and safe .during restrictions,

Marue scored 5 / 5 on 08/09/2021

Hotel is lovely food was great swimming pool nice and warm staff were so nice and helpful

Jessica scored 4 / 5 on 03/07/2021

Really enjoyed our stay, staff were lovely. Room was spacious and clean. Swimming pool was a nice temperature. We paid €423 for 4 nights b&b(just paid for childrens breakfast @5ea) it was worth that money, hopefully they keep the prices as fair as this.

Michael scored 5 / 5 on 30/06/2021

Fabulous stay. Great hotel. Excellent food. Wonderful attentive staff and an overall pleasure to stay.

Mary scored 4 / 5 on 18/06/2021

Lovely hotel great food and very friendly staff i will definately stay there again.

Caroline scored 4 / 5 on 18/06/2021

Really nice break after covid. Felt very safe. All guidelines were in place. Food was fab. Really good offer

Mary scored 3 / 5 on 21/09/2020

Excellent satff and service we will be back

Joan scored 4 / 5 on 14/09/2020

Staff very helpfull and friendly enjoyed our sray there.

David scored 3 / 5 on 13/09/2020

God hotel. May return some day

Nitash scored 4 / 5 on 08/09/2020

Nice hotel, lovely staff, service and food was absolutely brilliant. Very helpfull staff. Highly recommeneded.

Kian scored 4 / 5 on 07/09/2020

Very nice hotel with a good location near the motorway. The food was very tasty and the rooms comfortable. I found all the staff very welcoming.

Elizabeth scored 5 / 5 on 23/08/2020

Lovely quaint hotel. Fantastic staff especially Cormac at reception. Second time we had family gathering at this hotel. We will be back again.

Noelle scored 2 / 5 on 15/08/2020

Wouldn't class this hotel as a 4 star. Disappointed with the pool and the rooms.

Frank scored 3 / 5 on 09/08/2020

Had a lovely time during our stay at your hotel very very friendly staff and food was amazing well done

Karen scored 3 / 5 on 03/08/2020

Lovely cosy hotel. Staff were so friendly and helpful. Spotlessly clean. Pool was great for kids. The only disappointment was the meal which was included in our stay. We were only allowed choose from a set menu which was very different to the bar menu. The meal was good but just very little choice. Also rooms were a bit dated but overall we had a lovely stay and would come back again.

Karen scored 3 / 5 on 02/08/2020

Nice clean hotel in a lovely location. Food was lovely but not a lot of choice in the inclusive dinner option. Was very rushed also, waitress dumped our bill on the table 2 nights in a row while we were still eating our desserts (we had not asked for it) and we were not offered tea or coffee even though these were included in our dinner option. The room was nice size and clean, bathroom was basic, no extras in it.

Yvonne scored 3 / 5 on 31/07/2020

The hotel itself was lovely, very nice and accommodating staff. Food in restaurant and bar was nice. The rooms were very standard but perfect for what we needed on our trip away with 2 kids. Overall great value for money, and location is ideal only 10 mins away from Galway city centre.

Celina scored 5 / 5 on 31/07/2020

A beautiful clean well run hotel, with amazing staff and a gorgeous leisure centre. Will definately be back.

April scored 5 / 5 on 31/07/2020

We had a wonderful staycation here a beautiful hotel with really lovely staff very child friendly and an ideal location less than 10m drve to salthill galway my sons 6&7yrs loved it we will definitely be back ????

Margaret scored 4 / 5 on 27/07/2020

Lovely setting and room was very good with an extra large bed which was great.Excellent choices at breakfast and evening meal.Service sometimes was a little behind but under the circumstances this was understandable all staff very helpful and friendly

Brankica scored 3 / 5 on 24/07/2020

Hotel staff was very professional and friendly. We found rooms dated and a lot of W+T seen, on arm chair and in the bathroom. Cleanliness could be improved, my kids dropped some small Lego on the floor and under the bed there were candies (not ours) which were missed when room was vacuumed. Good care was taken for Covid-19, with breakfast and dinner, also usage of the swimming pool had to be scheduled and time slots were allocated, social distancing was adhered too. Nice setting of the hotel and a lot of greenery around.

Anthony scored 4 / 5 on 22/07/2020

Just back from a four night family stay (two adults, two children 6&7). We had a great time. I highly recommend this hotel, the staff are extremely helpful and professional and were always there to help. The decor is slightly dated in the corridors but our room was fresh and spotless. Our deal included breakfast and evening meals which was great value and we were more than happy to eat in the hotel each night. The children really enjoyed the pool but you need to pre book well in advance to avoid disappointment. The location of the hotel is ideal and lends itself a multitude of activities. I highly recommend the short drive to Rinville Park for ice creams and a great playground.

Mary scored 3 / 5 on 15/07/2020

Lovely hotel bedrooms very spacious staff very friendly and great food.

Ciaran scored 2 / 5 on 14/07/2020

Room was dated and smelled of damp staff were OK but definitely not a 4 star rating simple things like good morning and hello make a lasting impression normally we stay in the clybaun hotel in knocknacara and have to say we were sorry we didn't stay there on this visit to Galway

Allan scored 4 / 5 on 11/07/2020

Beautiful hotel. Great staff. Very accommodating.

Mag scored 3 / 5 on 06/09/2017

Hotel was difficult to find, only signposted from motorway & not from town. Room was very drab and we did not consider this to be a 4star hotel

Mature scored 3 / 5 on 07/07/2017

Access from main road was difficult due to narrow entrance avenue. We arrived just as two trucks were trying to exit. Reception & Breakfast were outstanding as were the reception and dining room staff. There was a problem with the main bed in the room. This was brought to the attention of the hotel. We are a very mature couple (70+) who both suffer from serious medical conditions. The proximity of the hotel to the Galway Clinic where this writer was undergoing invasive test procedures was the main reason we selected this hotel. Our main disappointment was on bringing our complaint to light there was no subsequent feedback from the Hotel.

John scored 5 / 5 on 23/05/2017

great value and top class service.

Grainne scored 4 / 5 on 02/01/2017

Great stay in family friendly hotel. Very good value. Would recommend.

Kieran scored 2 / 5 on 01/01/2017

Not too good at all. Definitely not a 4* , staff very inexperienced, food ok. Cannot cater for wedding and hotel guests at one time. If you leave bar to go to toilet you can come back to no stool, drink and money gone too on another night. Gave me back same drink even though bar man put fingers into it, picking it up. Breakfast area too small and a free for all, nom organization. Lucky to get 2* from me, never again.

Kate scored 2 / 5 on 08/12/2016

Disappointing for a 4 star hotel! Expected better quality. Tap was leaking in bathroom, diner and breakfast were mediocre. But worst of all was the leisure centre experience. The small leisure area with pool filled up with noisy kids and instructors at 4 pm. Parents & kids sitting on the wooden loungers and half of the pool was blocked off for the kids, so no swimming or relaxing possible. Apart from a lovely massage, there was not much left of my relaxing birthday present; we left the place as we couldn't take the noise. Staff could at least have informed us.

Birthday01 scored 4 / 5 on 30/11/2016

I stayed here for one night with my husband and child on a bed and breakfast, 2 course evening meal basis. We had a really lovely stay from the pleasant lady on reception checking us in to the lovely room. The hotel was nicely decorated for Xmas, the bedroom was very clean and nice and warm when we arrived, only downside was that the heat went off after a while and the room got cold later in the night. the room also had a microwave, handy if you have young children travelling with you. We ate in the sunroom and it was a beautiful meal, very nice waiter and bar staff. Up and about the next morning to a lovely made to order full Irish. Didn't use the leisure facilities so cannot comment on these. My little girl had such a lovely time at this hotel that she cried when we were leaving and did not want to come home!! My family and I will definitely be staying in this hotel again. If you do not want to drive into the city then about a five minute walk from the hotel, opposite the Supervalu store is a bus stop which goes into the city centre at regular times, we used this service and it was a lot easier than fighting with the traffic into the city and struggling to find a parking space.

Eileen scored 4 / 5 on 16/11/2016

Lovely comfortable surroundings. Food & service excellent, with friendly staff. Easy walking distance of Oranmore, where there are good alternatives for entertainment. Definitely return.

Reviewer90498590 scored 4 / 5 on 25/10/2016

We enjoyed a lovely break recently in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel. The staff were very welcoming, friendly and very efficient and made us feel "at home". We had dinner and breakfast with our package and the food was excellent. The hotel was packed and that says it all. We had a nice spacious, quiet room on request and it certainly was quiet and we had a very nice relaxing break and will definitely return in the future and will recommend it to others. A big "thank you" to all the staff.

Caroline scored 4 / 5 on 21/10/2016

excellent hotel food was excellent lovely staff nice quiet location would stay here again room was clean and spaceous pool was nice and clean abit cold for me but the kids loved it

Marie scored 3 / 5 on 18/10/2016

I spent one night in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel. The staff were very friendly but the room was small and in need of updating.Breakfast on Sunday finished at 10am which is early for a weekend.

Padraiginni scored 2 / 5 on 17/05/2016

The night porter was excellent. We checked in very late on Friday 13th and he was very accommodating and welcoming. The breakfast on Saturday morning was very enjoyable. However, the fact that the breakfast is served only until 10am on Sunday morning is definitely a factor that would prevent me from booking this hotel again for a group. The breakfast should be available until 11am on Sundays. Finally, we spent up to 900 euro on accommodation during our weekend stay at the hotel. One booking needed to be cancelled within the 48hrs period and a full nights stay was being charged for this. I did speak to the Manager and she adjusted it to 50% charge, I still felt that due to the total cost spent at the hotel it would have been a good will gesture not to charge the 50 Euro at the end the day.

Ebony scored 2 / 5 on 04/05/2016

bedroom very small,number 318.one locker beside bed and mattress has seen better days.my partner couldn't sleep because of it.the window in the ceiling had light coming in at first light which didn't help either.the food was excellent though.couldnt fault that.

Demb scored 5 / 5 on 19/04/2016

We had a lovely stay in Oranmore Lodge. The staff were very friendly and were very accommodating when we wanted to eat our pre-booked dinner in the bar instead of the restaurant. We also enjoyed spending time in the leisure centre.

Deirdre scored 5 / 5 on 12/04/2016

***** 5 star

Al scored 4 / 5 on 11/04/2016

We really enjoyed our recent break. My seven year old son loved the swimming pool. The hotel was spotless. The staff were welcoming and courteous. The bedrooms were clean and well serviced. We loved the bar food and the breakfast was tasty and plentiful. This was our third and won't be our last!

Caroline scored 3 / 5 on 30/03/2016

very enjoyable and thank you

Caroline scored 4 / 5 on 25/03/2016

Would recommend staying here just mins away from the city and you can get a bus just outside on main road. Very large rooms and staff very friendly

Jules0408 scored 5 / 5 on 23/03/2016

This hotel was ideal for a couple with a young baby (11 months). The staff were friendly, courteous and very good at their jobs. They could not do enough to help. The room was lovely and had two double beds which was what we requested. Everything was clean and comfortable. The swimming pool is about 10 steps across the yard which I wasn't aware of but since it was so close, it was not an issue. Towels are provided at the pool which is great. Again, the staff in the leisure centre were very friendly and helpful. Food was delicious and the restaurant and bar have a lovely atmosphere. There were lots of other families there so it was easy to bring the baby to dinner. Overall, we had an excellent experience and would return. It is only 10 minutes drive for Galway city centre and about 15-20 from Salthill.

J scored 5 / 5 on 15/03/2016

Excellent food friendly staff clean hotel I would go back anytime Thanks

Thomas scored 5 / 5 on 04/03/2016

Had a fantastic city weekend break with my wife at the Oranmore Lodge Hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful. Room very spacious and the beds very comfortable. Lots to see and do in the area plus only a short distance from Galway City where you will have good shopping plus a great selection of bars, restaurants / cafe's. Well worth it and I will be planning a return trip later this year for sure.

Carliecoo scored 5 / 5 on 02/02/2016

Great place to stay ideal location and a great deal!! Very cosy and great facilities bed extremely comfy and breakfast was fab! Would definitely stay again

Teresa scored 3 / 5 on 19/01/2016

Hotel room lovely and staff very helpful. Food excellent . The only down side is that this hotel could do with a little spent on decor. It's a little dated.

Olly scored 5 / 5 on 15/12/2015

Lovely spot, hotel staff were very welcoming, rooms were nice and clean. There was a works Christmas party on the same night that we stayed, most of them were in the bar area before the party started and yet the barman always ensured that we were served in a timely manner. Can't remember the chaps name, but was very professional. Pool and Spa area albeit small was more that adequate and nice and quiet. Would definitely stay here again.

Colm scored 4 / 5 on 01/12/2015

Great value, friendly staff and good food. The hotel is a bit dated but very clean.

Kw scored 2 / 5 on 24/11/2015

Firstly I like to say on arrival I wasn't very impressed with the outside as it looked dated and gruby and in need of refurbishment. When we checked in the staff were very friendly and reception was nice. Room nice. Back oddly shaped/layed out so everyone wants to sit at one end were the t.v. is and the rest of the bar is empty. Food was very disappointing and we felt it was left overs from the luch earlier and the chicken was overcooked. It didn't help that they never changed the menu one bit for the following evening so you had to pick the same again which was very strange as most hotels would even change the menu slightly. Staff very friendly and helpful. Also very put out that on the Saturday night while having a drink in the bar we were asked to leave because there was a party of 200 people coming and the bar was reserved for them so we had to sit in the breakfast room. Not very comfortable. My husband requested an omelete on the first morning and was told they couldn't make him one. The fact that you have to leave the lodge to go for a swim is awful especially in the cold weather. Showers in the swimming pool were filty and never cleaned, hairs on wall and awful smell and no heating in the dressing rooms. Not a 3 star...maybe a 2 star.

Flossy scored 3 / 5 on 18/11/2015

hi, Stayed for one night in a family room. Positives: Receptionist (Tara) on check in very welcoming and helpful, nice room in a quiet part of the hotel which is what we requested, room had a fridge and a microwave which as anyone travelling with a toddler knows makes a difference to any night away!! Ate in the restaurant in the evening, lovely staff especially Bernie (think that was here name)and the food was fantastic, we really enjoyed it. Negatives: Hot water in bathroom was scalding hot, really need to have a sign up to warn you before you turn on the water, mentioned this to receptionist when checking out so hopefully they will resolve this. No heating in the room during the night, no matter what way we turned the thermostat we could not get the heat to work, as we were travelling with a very young child we did not want to call reception as to do so would have disturbed her sleep. Really busy at breakfast, breakfast was nice but it was crazy busy get down well before 10 to get a table. Leisure centre was ok as one reviewer has already said it definitely needs an overhaul. Overall my family and I really enjoyed our stay at the Oranmore Lodge and would return again, the staff were nice, the room was comfortable (apart from it getting chilly at nite!!) and we will definitely be back again.

Tda scored 5 / 5 on 17/11/2015

Lovely hotel, good food,quiet bedrooms and very friendly and polite staff.

Nhay scored 4 / 5 on 10/11/2015

Had a great night in The Oranmore Lodge. Ate in the restaurant and the food was very nice. Looking forward to booking again. Only issue was the queue for breakfast, I would recommend going earlier then 10am.

Trish scored 3 / 5 on 02/11/2015

Booked a 3 night stay 2 adults and 2 children for last week. On arrival we booked in rooms are nice and hotel lovely. However after using the Leisure Center which has cold showers and during the 3 day stay never got any warmer. We then went into the bar to get a sandwich as we had got lunch on the way down and were told that this was not possible as they strictly serve what is on the bar menu and no sandwiches. Therefore we left the bar and never returned to eat there for remainder of stay. Would have thought that any hotel would serve a sandwich!!!

Reviewer87392171 scored 5 / 5 on 24/10/2015

my wife and i had a lovely time and would recommend the hotel to anyone we will definitely return Regards, Brendan Flood

Mccarthy scored 4 / 5 on 16/10/2015

Stayed here in October with my elderly mother. Right from the initial booking we were looked after really well. Tara at reception couldn't do enough for us. Our room was comfortable and extremely clean. The fridge and microwave were a welcome inclusion. We only ate light meals in the bar, but the service was good. I used the leisure centre for swimming and sauna in the mornings. 5 adults filled the pool really as we all wanted to swim lengths. Overall I thought the leisure centre could do with an upgrade. It's not very accessible for people with limited mobility. Likewise the hotel itself has a few steps which could be difficult to negotiate. However, we were offered an alternative room for breakfast if we needed it. As I said, the staff couldn't do enough to help. I'm just saying this in case it's relevant to other guests. It's a lovely hotel and I would stay again.

Ciamie scored 3 / 5 on 15/10/2015

its hard to believe this Hotel is 4 Star. it really needs revamping in a bad way. Old, stale and fusty feel and smell to it. Bathroom very basic, and towels need replacing at this stage. No lock on bathroom door. Breadfast room could not cater for the numbers, felt sorry for staff who seemed under pressure. We were moved to the dining room for breakfast which I was quite glad of as the breakfast room was stifling and stuffy. Had evening meal in the dining room, food was excellent, but again room had a fusty smell to it. One issue which hugely irritates me and has happened in hotels before, on booking this hotel I asked for a large room as our group was grandmother, mother and daughter as opposed to 'traditional family'. My daugher e-mailed before we went and again requested this. We were put in to a small room with 2 beds!! Without unpacking my daughter approached reception and again made our request, pointing out the child was 12 years old!! Receptionist looked at her blankly and said 'you requested a ground floor room' NO WE DID NOT. We were then moved to a room with three beds. Sorry to the nice staff of the Oranmore Lodge who work hard and are reasonably pleasant but we will not be returning here.

Eugene scored 5 / 5 on 04/10/2015

Very lovely hotel and rates v good

Margret scored 5 / 5 on 19/09/2015

it was as very good as good 5 star

Dermot scored 5 / 5 on 09/09/2015

Great hotel. Lovely staff. Nice food. Well worth a visit. Will go back for sure

Mumoftwo scored 4 / 5 on 24/05/2015

Hotel staff very friendly, especially the two young men in the bar/restaurant. We stayed in a family room - two doubles which suited us, the hotel isn't as flash as some we have stayed in, but it had a fridge in the room that we didn't request. Kiddies pool and pool in general great for us, our babies are 2&3 and they loved it. Overall an enjoyable stay, no complaints, would visit again. Great location if you don't want to stay in Galway city, with a cinema, bowling centre, kiddies soft play area all within 5 min drive of hotel.

Ange scored 4 / 5 on 12/05/2015

Beautiful hotel with lovely friendly staff and food was fab. Will definitely return again

S scored 4 / 5 on 01/05/2015

Stayed at Oranmore Lodge April 2015. Room spacious, clean and convenient, Shower very good. Food; breakfast very good, dinner excellent. All the staff we encountered were above average; courteous and helpful. Lovely atmosphere. Absolutely no complaints, would recommend this hotel S & E H Meath

Unhappy scored 3 / 5 on 28/04/2015

Stayed at the Oranmore Lodge with my Husband and daughter and booked through the Lidl breaks. The deal was one night B & B and evening meal for 105 euro as it was a 4 star hotel and pay for childs meals. When I went to reception the following morning to pay, I informed the girl at reception that my daughter did not have breakfast and as I thought I should not have to pay the 5 euro for that but she informed me that I have to pay it whether she had breakfast or not and that I got an email stating this. I told her I had not received any email and she insisted that I had and printed off a copy of what I should have gotten. I told her I had not received this and when I noticed that my email address was incorrect she just practically ignored me which is just pathetic. She certainally would not entice me to go back there again.

Ken scored 4 / 5 on 14/04/2015

My Wife and two children, 9 and 6, really enjoyed our 2 night stay at the Oranmore Lodge. The staff were very accommodating and helpful throughout our stay. The rooms are clean and spacious with the added benefit of having a fridge in the room, very handy for keeping some drinks and snacks at the ready for the Kids. The food in both the Bar (lunch) and the main restaurant (dinner) was really good. Breakfast was plentiful and tasty. The pool / leisure centre area were just what the kids wanted, the staff at the pool were very helpful again. All in all a good, pleasant stay.

Mark scored 5 / 5 on 26/03/2015

Enjoyed our stay lovely hotel nice staff excellent food nice leisure center couldn't fault it in anyway.

Jackie scored 5 / 5 on 14/03/2015

Lovely helpful staff, nice big room with plenty of facilities, brakfast very good

Tracy scored 4 / 5 on 03/03/2015

Lovely hotel, staff very friendly and the food was great. We had a lovely dinner on Saturday night a very good choice for breakfast on Sunday morning. We had a lovely big room, but it was dark and the furniture was very old and dated. It was great to relax in the pool on Sat afternoon and look out at the wind and the rain.

Travels scored 4 / 5 on 20/02/2015

enjoyed the one night myself and wife stayed ,staff very friendly and meals were very good ,no problems .Fridge and microwave in room we were allocated was very welcome ,wish other hotels would follow.Allin all a good experience.

Thomas scored 3 / 5 on 14/01/2015

nice hotel but everything could be done a little bit better

Frank scored 5 / 5 on 14/01/2015

The Oranmore Lodge Hotel was excellent. Friendly staff great service and super food. The pool was great. We were very happy with our stay over all. The only criticism was with the format of the children’s menu in the restaurant my daughter is nine and Barney and Pippa pig menu board did not appeal . Thank you to the management and staff of The Oranmore Lodge Hotel

Teresa scored 5 / 5 on 13/07/2014

We have stayed here now on numerous occasions on the Lidl breaks, the food on the DBB menu is excellent, the rooms are clean, and there is a lovely pool. Staff are really nice and welcoming, and breakfast was good, what more could you want

J scored 4 / 5 on 10/06/2014

My daughter (nearly 4) and I stayed in a family room with my mum also. We had a lovely 2 night stay with one evening meal. We found the hotel to be very comfortable, friendly staff, and great food, good value also. We made use of the pool, which was lovely, but needs some updating. Overall we really enjoyed our time in Oranmore, and would go again.

John scored 4 / 5 on 04/06/2014

Excellent value in the Oranmore Lodge. A spacious, clean room, fine breakfast and helpful staff. This has been my second visit here and I've thoroughly enjoyed both, a little gem of a hotel that offers probably the best value to be had in that part of the world.

Breda scored 4 / 5 on 03/06/2014

Lovely week-end in this hotel.Roomd big and spacious.Staff friendly food average.Breakfast ample . One let down lady at reception very unwelcoming and unhelpful. The hotel is in a lovely setting and has a lovely feel about it.Leisure center perfect . Will return.

Richard scored 4 / 5 on 03/06/2014

Hotel was lovely as was the setting.Food average.One thing which left the hotel down was the lady on reception whether it was the language barrier or just her abrupt manner it left a lot to be desired and left one feeling as if they had done something wrong. Hopefully you won't need to visit reception with a query.Most of the other staff were lovely and helpful. It is however a lovely hotel and we will visit again.

Sleepless scored 1 / 5 on 29/05/2014

My three sisters and I live in different parts of the country. We love to get together when we can and get away from our daily responsibilities. We were looking forward to a nice peaceful weekend. In a nutshell, this is how our weekend went: I couldn't believe there WAS NO ELEVATOR IN THE HOTEL, THIS WAS NOT IN THE INFO.I had before going there, I just couldn't believe in 2014 a hotel would have no elevator. One of my sisters is in remission from cancer and has difficulty with stairs, this was NOT a good first impression. We went downstairs for what we expected to be a quiet relaxing dinner. Boy, were we in for an unpleasant surprise..There was a first communion "party" in full swing.At least ten children were running and chasing each other around a large area.They were unsupervised, screaming (the noise was worse than ANY childrens party I've ever been to). We finished our meal in haste to escape from the bedlam and returned to the sanctuary of our rooms. We were just getting settled for sleep when A HEN PARTY RETURNED TO OUR FLOOR. The noise was HORRIFIC, doors banging, people shouting, we did not SLEEP UNTIL AFTER 4.a.m. We were exhausted on Sunday,and ANGRY that our weekend was RUINED by noise pollution. Where did this hotel get 4 stars?? NEVER EVER AGAIN.....

Jimmy scored 5 / 5 on 23/05/2014

Very nice hotel, staff in every section was helpful, happy and considerate , we got a upgrade to the bridal suite which was very nice and cosy with the gas fire, needed after the weather turned into a winter rather than summer day, the food was excellent especially the fish dishes, the breakfast was a little of a let down, but quite ample all the same, would return.

Sparkle scored 3 / 5 on 13/05/2014

Nice Hotel and kids enjoyed the swimming pool. The breakfast was fine but I thought the choice was limited and dining room very small. Also we could not get Wi Fi to work with codes we were given but apart from that enjoyed the stay.

Coola scored 4 / 5 on 29/04/2014

Very nice hotel, food pretty basic, but tasty, rooms very clean, leisure centre nice as well. The only thing which I found disaster, was the activities on Easter Sunday morning for the kids. My son was crying coming back from it. Very unprofessional and I have to say very unfair for the kids who didnt get help from the parents with the activities. How come 6 months old baby picked up the stickers from the bar quicker than my 5 years old??? Other than that, everything was very good.

Reviewer35936859 scored 4 / 5 on 15/04/2014

lovely hotel to stay in with very friendly staff.

Margaret scored 4 / 5 on 14/04/2014

Friendly efficient excellent food lots of hot water my kind of place.

Moyrus scored 5 / 5 on 08/04/2014

The rooms are big ,bright and clean. The dinner is excellent, the hotel is worth a visit for the dining experience alone and that along with the staff made our stay enjoyable. Free paper with breakfast that has a good selection of hot and cold food. Close to Galway city if you want the bright lights or to shop till you drop. All round great experience. Would highly recommend it .

Ciara scored 5 / 5 on 01/04/2014

There was a lovely friendly atmosphere at this hotel. Great choice of dinner menu, food was tasty and serving staff were very friendly. Again, full Irish was available for breakfast and staff were friendly. Would definitely recommend this for family or relaxing get away.

Brian scored 5 / 5 on 27/03/2014

We stayed two nights in March 2014 and were very pleased with the hotel. Service was excellent, the staff really efficient. The twin room with fridge, microwave and kettle was really nice. The leisure centre was top class and we especially enjoyed the jacuzzi. The location is excellent in close proximity to the N17 / N18 routes North or South and near Oranmore village. We used the restaurant on one evening and were very satisfied. There was a great choice on the breakfast menu. Overall, a very nice place to stay.

Bb scored 4 / 5 on 21/03/2014

Visit was low season - beg March, not mid-term or other school holiday. Really enjoyed our stay, the family room was lovely, big and clean. Breakfast very enjoyable, dinners very nice - bar cosy and friendly. Staff attentive. We used the Leisure facilities, preferred to shower after in our own room as the shower was nicer in our room, slightly cramped changing/shower area, but other than that perfect.

Ali scored 4 / 5 on 10/03/2014

Lovely hotel and friendly staff. Room was quite large and very warm. very pleased with our stay and breakfast was delicious. Hotel is old but very welcoming. Didn't use the leisure centre as our stay was short but would definitely go back. Lovely setting and a nice drive up to the hotel. We were greeted by a very friendly black and white cat which was a bonus for me. Really liked the ambience of the hotel.

Grainne scored 4 / 5 on 04/03/2014

We were a group of 7 women and we had the family room and a twin room. We had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend, such good value. Staff were very attentive and efficient. Food was plentiful, bar a bit packed at times, staff run off their feet. Would recommend

Ulsen scored 4 / 5 on 04/03/2014

Stayed as part of a group, with children, for 2 night b & B, and 1 nights dinner. Found the staff in the restaurant, reception, and breakfast area superb, and very accommodating. Service in the bar area could be hit and miss depending on time of day, and who was serving. Leisure facilities were excellent, and had everything available in changing rooms, including changing mat and travel cot, which I was delighted with as I had a young toddler. Kids loved the pool, which we used both days. Rooms were spacious, and we were delighted to find not only a fridge, but also a microwave. We did find the room uncomfortably warm, we had to get a staff member to turn off the heat in the room with a wrench, and even then the room was still very warm.

Mary scored 5 / 5 on 04/03/2014

Great hotel, perfect for a weekend break! not far from the city and the staff are lovely! the food in the hotel is delicious, we ate on both nights and enjoyed the scrumptious meals. its worth a visit

Rob scored 5 / 5 on 04/03/2014

We had a great weekend at the Oranmore Lodge, the room was very comfortable as was the whole hotel. We had an undisturbed nights sleep with no noise even where we were at the front of the hotel near the entrance. The staff were all very helpful from the moment we arrived on Friday afternoon until we left on Sunday. Breakfast in the morning was a good hearty one with plenty of choice and the evening meals, one in the restaurant and one in the bar, were superb and well priced if paying separately ( there were good value meal inclusive packages available as well). We used the leisure centre on each of the three days and the facilities there were better than some much more expensive hotels we have stayed in, the pool was first rate and there was a well equipped fitness suite. My wife had the 'pampering', massage on Saturday morning and really felt the benefits of that. There was a small group on in he bar on the Saturday night and the atmosphere was brilliant with a bit of dancing and music tailored to the customers. The hotel is well situated close to Oranmore itself and a few minutes drive from Galway town centre which was a great place to visit. The free Wi-Fi worked well throughout the hotel and there were free newspapers supplied in the very comfortable lobby as well. Our weekend at The Oranmore Lodge was one of the best we have had in Ireland and a lot less expensive than others that were not just as good.

Jamie scored 5 / 5 on 03/03/2014

Really enjoyed our weekend in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel! Food in the hotel is amazing and the staff are very helpful! We will be back soon#

M scored 5 / 5 on 26/02/2014


Johanna scored 5 / 5 on 25/02/2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Oranmore Lodge Hotel. The room was perfectly clean and spacious, the staff were very polite and friendly and the food was delicious. I couldn't fault it and would recommend to anyone.

Reviewer78877173 scored 1 / 5 on 20/02/2014

Very disappointing...room was disgraceful even if had been advertised as a 1-star hotel...don't know if it was because we were a family with young children or because we were on a Lidl break that we were given the room we were but since it was advertised as a 4star hotel we were very disappointed..even with no expectation would've been disappointed..The room was freezing..even though radiators were on...bathroom was tiny..no bath...tiles cracked..insects in shower tray..shelf directly above sink so couldn't shave/brush teeth comfortably at all..no comfort/relaxation at all...Breakfast was ok.. On the plus side the staff were lovely& after emailing complaint on our return we were offered free night but as you can imagine doesn't appeal to us at all...Our room definitely needed a major overhaul especially if being advertised as 4star cos very deceptive.

Maryquane scored 5 / 5 on 19/02/2014

we had a lovely 3 day stay, at the Oranmore lodge hotel.. it was very relaxing and the staff were so nice and friendly.. the room was very spacious and clean. also the food was top quality. well done to the chef !! There was very entertaining music on the Saturday night when we were there . we really enjoyed that.... I had a lovely few hours at the leisure centre which I found very relaxing, so don't forget the swim gear !!! the town of Oranmore was only a 10minute walk which was nice for a stroll after breakfast.. but there was also plenty of lovely restaurant's and pubs for your entertainment... We would recommend the Oranmore for anyone wanting a relaxing break and such a beautiful setting.. We hope to return again ..

Martin scored 5 / 5 on 13/02/2014

Enjoyed our stay here. The staff were very helpful and the food was excellent with a quick service also. Wouldn't hesitate in returning.

Deirdre scored 4 / 5 on 12/12/2013

Existent service. Staff very helpful and friendly. Good choice of food.

Oliver scored 5 / 5 on 06/12/2013

Many thanks for a wonderful weekend we just spent in Oranmore Lodge.Excellent staff and service we received

T scored 3 / 5 on 05/12/2013

We stayed for two nights. Found the staff very friendly and helpful particularly the reception staff. Food was excellent. The room had plenty of space and was very comfortable. Restaurant and bar a bit small. We were disappointed that there was no music. Really enjoyed our stay and would go back. Very good value for money

Marian scored 4 / 5 on 26/11/2013

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The food was very good and friendly staff. We will return again at some stage

Reviewer45988357 scored 3 / 5 on 26/11/2013

I was very pleased with the hotel. Very friendly staff, and most obliging. Very clean. The food was a bit disappointing, one of my colleagues chicken was undercooked, but everyone else enjoyed the food.

Colin scored 2 / 5 on 19/11/2013

The standard rooms in this hotel are very basic and I eneded up paying for an upgrade to a executive suite. Staff were attentive, although the staff in the restuarant seemed under pressure despite the low number of diners. Don't expect a romantic meal here either as the tables very bunched together ( hence the silence).There were complaints from others in the restuarant as to the length of time they were waiting for their orders to be taken, as stated above you couldn't help but hear it. Food was ok and portion size was good. The health centre was ok but the changing rooms were dirty and in need of a major overhall. None of the lockers were working so you couldn't lock your gear away. The changing rooms had no privacy and were visable from the pool area whenever the door was opened. Overall it was ok if you are on a budget but I would not recommend it otherwise.

Joe scored 1 / 5 on 13/11/2013

no atmosphere, dust on glasses and bottles behind the bar,grubby bar, tables in dinning room very close to each other, no music in restaurant as the tables were so close together you could here every ones conversation.The staff had no personality, the food was very average,I definitely would not stay there again,No way is it a 4* hotel

Reviewer11818004 scored 4 / 5 on 06/11/2013

We stayed for 2 nights and have to say the staff and service were excellent. The food was second to none. Compliments to the chef and his menu. No problem staying again.

Brenda scored 3 / 5 on 06/11/2013

I got a 'Lidl' break deal on this hotel. First,we travelled to Galway from Dublin and its worth bearing in mind it is much more straightforward to go into Galway and get a taxi for 15euro from the station to the hotel. We missed our changeover stop at Athenry to get the train to Oranmore,as the train literally stops for 2 minutes there. We would have had a 40 min wait and still would have been charged the set price of 15e per journey to hotel. Hotel was lovely, very warm,(maybe too warm) and clean. Friendly staff and average evening meal that was included. We paid 7.50 extra for steak which again was average. Wi Fi in the rooms is through a service called Bit Buzz and you have to register your information such as email and telephone number to use it which I didn't like but did so I could avail of the service. The pool is definitely not 4 star quality. It was shabby and outdated and had no private changing areas and didn't look particularly clean. The pool is not big and is 4'6'' in depth the whole way. The towels were very small and not good quality. The steam room and sauna are not too bad and the Jacuzzi was okay, but again I felt it wasn't well maintained. However, it was a nice break, the taxi service to and from hotel is reliable and fairly priced.

Aileen scored 4 / 5 on 16/10/2013

We spent the last weekend at the Oranmore Lodge Hotel. It was just lovely. From the welcoming receptionist, I believe from Germany to the lovely spacious rooms and much appreciated leisure facilities. Every member of staff we met was so friendly and attentive, even though they had a full house and were on the go the whole time. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants a relaxing weekend away and as it is a stones throw away from Galway City you have the best of both worlds. We will definitley revisit. And by the way our compliments to the Chef - dinner was absolutley gorgeous. Don't change a thing guys. It's all good!! Aileen.

Sinead scored 2 / 5 on 15/10/2013

Rooms were clean and comfortable. Staff were mostly friendly. Food was poor - don't bother booking the dinner. 4* is very far fetched.

Deirdrre scored 4 / 5 on 29/09/2013

enjoyed our stay ,great food and the staff were very nice and helpful

Stamfie scored 2 / 5 on 22/09/2013

Towels were very poor quality and stained. Requested a quiet room and was given a room at the back of the hotel, road traffic very audible, asked reception if we could have a room at the front of hotel - bad idea, there are starlings nesting in the ivy, and the noise of them early morning and in the evening was just unbelievable. Mentioned it to the receptionist on checking out and she just apologised. Note for future - no quiet rooms during nesting season.

Cp scored 4 / 5 on 21/07/2013

Food was excellent staff were excellent, Overall hotel staff and service was very good, No issues would stay again no problem

Marie scored 4 / 5 on 14/07/2013

We enjoyed our stay at the oranmore lodge hotel meal was of a very high standard for the price we paid the leisure centre was lovely this was our 3 rd time to stay at the oranmore lodge and we will be back again I highly recommend this hotel

Dominic scored 4 / 5 on 07/07/2013

We were totally satisfied with all aspects of our stay in the Oranmore Lodge, this Hotel has very high standards in all dimensions and I give it a very high recommendation and referral.

John scored 5 / 5 on 19/06/2013

Had a lovely night in the hotel last weekend. Food was great and room perfect. Didn't get to use the leisure centre. Thanks.

Mor scored 4 / 5 on 18/06/2013

Great val)ue for EUR39 pp including breakfast. Room was spacious and very clean. We had ground floor room at the back (Rm10). No view to speak of but the upside was that the room was very quiet. Nice flat screen TV too. Bathroom was clean and my only comment would be that while half the bathroom is tiled up to the ceiling, the other half is painted with a dado rail. Wouldn't cost much to have tiled the other half of the bathroom too and would make a huge difference. The breakfast was excellent with range of cereals, muffins etc and a hot breakfast which was good. Staff very friendly and no delays checking in or out. Well worth the money. Didn't use the leisure centre but did look. Pool looks nice but only 17m. Gym looks very well equipped too. Reception area very nice. Carpets on stairs a bit jaded though.

Mary scored 4 / 5 on 18/06/2013

We really enjoyed our one-night stay in this hotel. We received a friendly welcome on arrival. Our room was very spacious, clean and comfortable. I availed of the leisure centre and the gym was modern and well-equipped. We had a delicious evening meal in the restaurant. Breakfast the following morning had a good variety, although when I asked for poached egg and grilled tomato, the eggs arrived on a small plate, without the tomatoes! I feel the staff were under a little pressure as the majority of the guests seemed to arrive at the same time, and the breakfast room seemed to be a little small to accommodate the large numbers. Overall, we enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay here again in the future!

Emul scored 1 / 5 on 12/05/2013

Never again, rudest staff I have ever experienced in the Irish Hotel industry. Save yourself some money and aggravation and book elsewhere, unfortunately review doesn't allow less then 1 star. Please note family rooms in the hotel consist of two double beds, and staff / management will NOT accomodate any changes.

Emily scored 3 / 5 on 29/04/2013

A traditional, family run hotel. Stayed just one night with two children and it was lovely... Plenty space in the room and very clean and warm... Kids loved the pool... The bar is great with delicious food and the best pint I've had in a hotel in ages and breakfast also went down a treat !!! Staff lovely and friendly... Only downside was the pillows - flat as pancakes!!! But over all a very enjoyable stay... Not a high end luxurious hotel but very warm and inviting!!!

Mr scored 5 / 5 on 12/04/2013

Lovely comfortable stay, well worth staying in one of the suites. Staff friendly and welcoming, would highly recommend & will stay again in the future.

Cj scored 4 / 5 on 06/04/2013

nice quiet w/k away with family staff very pleasant at your service but not in your face apologies for noise boys loved the pool could have stayed all day breakfast beautiful loads of it PITY ABOUT THE WEATHER

Reviewer41723192 scored 5 / 5 on 06/04/2013

Hotel was beautiful and the food was excellent.

Anne scored 4 / 5 on 26/03/2013

Lovely hotel. Very friendly and helpfull staff. Great rate through the eircom deal. Would return to this hotel again

Kate scored 4 / 5 on 27/02/2013

The hotel was beautiful and reception and restuaraunt staff were excellent. I am a coeliac and althought the soup was not gluten free chef made a special soup for me. . The best soup I have ever tasted. The dinner and breakfast were also excellent . We had an hot stone message highly recommended. The only negative we had was the heating in our bedroom was not working on a very cold weekend . When we brought to attention of reception they ensured we got a room that was top notch. Great service all round we will be back

James scored 4 / 5 on 26/02/2013

Really enjoyed our break there. Food was excellent & staff were very friendly. Warm surroundings too. Room very roomy & comfortable.

John scored 5 / 5 on 26/02/2013

everything excellent. Room very comfortable. Bar food was fantastic as was breakfast-great variety. Staff everywhere very helpful. looking forward to staying there again

Dc scored 3 / 5 on 19/02/2013

I stayed here for 2 nights with my wife and 2 kids, the room we got was very basic, the main public toilets were very dirty........ cant see how this is rated a 4 star hotel, 3 star max. the leisure complex was ok the changing area are in badly need of a makeover. The only plus thing is the food and breakfast was very good. I dont think i would stay here again

Monica scored 5 / 5 on 10/02/2013

Myself and my sister had a wonderful two day break in this hotel on the 5th of Feb. The restaurant staff was excellent and the bar staff and night porter couldn't do enough for us. I would recoment this hotel to anybody who are looking for a quiet and restful weekend or midweek break.

Chris scored 2 / 5 on 05/02/2013

stayed in the oranmore lodge hotel on saturday night.hotel was lovely and well located however hotel was not very child friendly.got a family room which was down steps which not suitable for buggy.went for dinner in bar saturday night and any sound out of child getting funny looks.overall nice hotel but not for kids.

Cats scored 5 / 5 on 03/01/2013

A lovely traditional Hotel with character. Staff are great very friendless and helpful. We got an upgrade to a suite which was definitely worth it. Spent New Years there Guinness Jazz band excellent great craic and dancing, the hotel gave everyone a glass of bubbly, party hats and blowers.....I hope to be back ... Thank u

Amanda scored 5 / 5 on 30/12/2012

As always we had another lovely stay were the bar man always remembers your name and room was lovely and clean.

Sandra scored 4 / 5 on 04/12/2012

I stayed with a friend, we were attending an event over the weekend in Galway City, only 10 mins drive away and €15 in a cab, Twin Room was great... two double beds, extremely comfortable. The Room was very clean and lovely and warm. Breakfast was fantastic, freshly cooked and service was wonderful. I would definitely stay here again. :)

Mary scored 4 / 5 on 07/11/2012

stayed for couple of nights with two kids had a lovely time, very quiet at night, food was lovely and kids loved the pool, rooms were very clean and warm, staff were very friendly would stay again

Hazel scored 1 / 5 on 06/11/2012

Extremely disappointing and insulting for lidl break customers.. lidl customers offered substandard rooms and charged extra for adequate rooms.We were allocated room 309. The first thing that hit us was the damp musty smell in the room. Obviously this also occurred to the hotel because the window had been left open to air it. Therefore the room was absolutely freezing. the single radiator in the room was at best tepid and as the ceiling was appproximately 16ft high, the room was never going to heat. The en suite had no radiator or other source of heating. When we complained, an electric heater was supplied but with no reference to the noxious smell. When we complained further, we were offered another room but it was explained as this was a lidl room, there would be an extra charge. We were quoted 20 euro but upon check out this turned out to be a nightly supplement. Went for bar food during a hail shower and the dining room roof leaked. To call this a four star hotel is a joke. Avoid avoid avoid !!!

Liz scored 5 / 5 on 04/11/2012

This hotel was just great really enjoyed my stay,the staff made you feel right at home and could not do enough, if im ever in galway would book into oranmore lodge.

Smud scored 5 / 5 on 03/11/2012

Fantastic weekend. Staff were so very nice, helpful and pleasant. Food was fantastic with a varied selection. One great thing about this hotel it did not limit the central heating which so many hotels in Ireland that I have stayed in are currently doing. Would recommend it to my friends and family.

Moll scored 3 / 5 on 02/11/2012

Lovely hotel but doesn't rate as a 4*, no little bottles of shampoo etc in the bathroom, no extras at all in the room, missing the luxury element but everything else was great. Great staff, great food, very clean and comfortable and very short drive to Galway. Very helpful staff and overall very very good to stay. However if you are looking for more luxury not the ideal place to stay.

Norah scored 2 / 5 on 01/11/2012

My family and I taught it was a very basic Lodge very broke up with small dining rooms and bar area a bit away from lobby area. The staff were quiet helpful. The leisure centre was top class and staff there were very friendly. The beauty treatment I received was great and the lady was very nice. Food was good but on the expensive side for the times we are in at the moment. Overall it was an ok experince.

Tom scored 4 / 5 on 23/10/2012

everything was great: kind & friendly people, decent, clean room, good swimmingpool, the only 'remark' I can make is about the breakfast, the fruit salad was not really nice and there were not a lot of toppings to put on the bread (no cheese, jam, chocolate...), but this is rather a detail, we enjoyed our stay a lot!

Troy scored 4 / 5 on 16/10/2012

The rates offered by the lidl breaks made this a very affordable break. The food in the restaurant was excellent but the best feature of this hotel is the staff. It may be a few years older than some of it's neighbours but it has a truly homely welcoming ambience which is a rare thing to find. I will certainly be returning.

C scored 2 / 5 on 01/10/2012

Not of four star standard, bed was very small, hair dryer was broken, some staff friendlier than others. Wouldn't stay again.

Fiiona scored 4 / 5 on 25/09/2012

The lodge is quant, The staff at the leisure centre were most helpful and courteous. The food was tasty and there was a nice friendly atmostphere in the bar.

Aiden scored 3 / 5 on 16/09/2012

We stayed here for 2 nights mid week. Cannot understand why the hotel has a 4 star rating. The room was very basic and there are no lifts in the hotel at all. So for a disabled person it's a no no. There were bar food menus in the room and on the second day we went to have some food only to be told that there were only sandwiches and this menu was not valid. The first day we got there we went to the bar and there was no bar man/woman. Ten minutes later I went to reception to enquire and was told that there "must be nobody there". Only for another staff member overheard the conversation and got us drinks we would have gotten none! The food in the restaurant was nice but nothing spectacular, again however on the first night after sitting down for our reserved time, I had to go to reception again to get someone to come up to take our orders! I'd say this hotel is a much better place to stay in when it's busy in the summer but I will not be staying there again to find out. Overall the staff were fine though and as a basic stay it's fine but it should be rated as 3 star at maximum.

Sallyann scored 3 / 5 on 14/07/2012

lovely hotel, stayed for 3 nights with our 10 year old and 8 year old daughters. Great to have fridge and microwave in the family room. Breakfast was great. The only downside was the swimming pool, it was too deep for our children, the water was way over their heads, as they can not swim confidently. The baby pool was too shallow for them. But on the whole, we loved the hotel, staff were really warm and friendly.

Olivia scored 5 / 5 on 11/07/2012

fantastic! enjoyed every minute of the break. It was organised at the touch of a button through Lidl breaks. Accommodation great and aboveall very reasonable thanks again to Lidl particularly in these hard economic times for making it possible to get a break away at an affordable price. I will book again with you next month and have recommended it to others.

Geraldine scored 4 / 5 on 20/06/2012

We found the hotel very comfortable and relaxing. All the staff we met were very helpful. We would recommend this hotel as it was so close to Galway.City.

Well scored 4 / 5 on 18/06/2012

Lovely Old Hotel. Good Feeling from time we entered the hotel. All staff were friendly and helpful. Food delicious. Would love to return some day.

Una scored 3 / 5 on 17/06/2012

Myself and my sister and a friend stayed here for one night. We found the hotel to be very clean and staff very pleasant. The food was beautiful and we had a lovely fire to sit beside. What stood out for me was the waiting staff. They were so nice and really funny. Would highly recommend this hotel.

Larry scored 4 / 5 on 01/06/2012

we had a lovely wk end break very relaxing hotel and lovely staff

Noreen scored 4 / 5 on 30/05/2012

we had a lovely stay in this hotel stayed in a family room plenty big for 4 people, food was lovely great choice, leisure centre was lovely all in all had a lovely stay.

Jackie scored 3 / 5 on 24/05/2012

The hotel was clean, the food was good and the staff were friendly but I wouldn't stay there again. There were only little things but they bugged me. We had a family room and the door couldn't be closed from the inside and there was only a chain lock on the door at waist level which meant that my 2.5 year old could open the lock and the door. We had to sleep with a chair up against the door. You had go outside the hotel to access the leisure centre which is a pain especially if it's raining. I first went to the leisure centre to enquire if they had a tampax machine and the assistant advised that they did. When I came back down with my son to use the pool the same assistant told me that the machine was out of order and to try the one in the hotel. Back to the hotel. Money in the full machine, no tampax came out. Back to reception to see if they had keys etc. Had to drive to local supermarket. Back to the hotel to finally use the pool. They had painters in in the leisure centre and you had to change in the bathrooms. The pool area was warm but the changing area was freezing. The booklet in the room stated that rom service was until 22:00. When I rang to order I was told that it finished at 18:00. I explained re the room booklet and was told they'd have to ask in the kitchen and they'd let me know. Sandwhiches were later delivered to the room.

John scored 2 / 5 on 23/05/2012

We stayed in room 208. It had 2 double beds,both just about big enough.The shower was over a narrow bath. The towels were small and hard. Nothing about this hotel makes it a four star other than the service from the bar staff,one of whom was the owners son.

Joan scored 4 / 5 on 22/05/2012

This is a very lovely hotel. Rooms clean spacious. Staff friendly, this is a very very run and kept hotel we had a very enjoyable stay, just a few minutes walk to the village, we must common on how good the food in the hotel was - it was very good - we would recommend this hotel.

Maharg scored 4 / 5 on 22/05/2012

Thumbs up! Stayed for the weekend with our almost 1 and almost 3 year old boys. Bedroom was a good size for the 4 of us. Meals were really good...great selection for breakfast and dinner menu was gorgeous. Staff were really helpful (2 of the ladies were especially wonderful by entertaining our youngest while we had our dinner!). The pool was a handy distraction when weather wasn't great. Good location for driving into Galway/Salthill and just a 10 minute walk away from Oranmore village where we had a really good meal in the Coachmans. The bar looked nice - we didn't get to use it - but did manage a drink in the foyer (thanks to baby monitor app on phone!!).

Teresa scored 5 / 5 on 16/05/2012

Great hotel, lovely staff that went out of their way to ensure our stay was comfortable and the hotel had a lovely relaxed atmoshere.

Joyce scored 4 / 5 on 15/05/2012

Myself, husband and son were very happy with the Oranmore Lodge. The location is great, as is the hotel itself. The staff were efficient and friendly. We loved the leisure centre, our sons swimming prowess definitely improved! We hope to be back,

Kristen scored 5 / 5 on 15/05/2012

Loved it..the children were delighted with the swimming pool..the food and service was second to none.We will return here for a longer stay the next time..well worth it.

Royal scored 5 / 5 on 15/05/2012

We had a lovely relaxing stay in this hotel, staff very friendly and helpful, gorgeous food, rooms very comfortable and clean, great value, will definitely be back

Carmel scored 5 / 5 on 10/05/2012

My 2 children and I have a lovely stay at the Oranmore Lodge & Leisure hotel. The food was lovely, staff were very friendly and the hotel was a pleasure to stay in. I will definitely be revisiting this hotel in the future. Carmel.

Amanda scored 5 / 5 on 07/05/2012

Once again anothe lovely stay I wouldn't stay anywhere else very clean rooms and friendly staff wonderfull food home away from home!!

Lisa scored 3 / 5 on 02/05/2012

A nice old style hotel, clean & orderly, staff were very friendly and helpful. especially the girls at reception who were wonderful with our three year old. Breakfast was great, plenty on offer. Microwave and kettle in room. The bath was lovely, fills really quickly and plenty of hot water available. Unfortunately our clever little girl could open the chain lock on the door so had a tendency to leave the room if we weren't watching. The leisure facilities were great, nice size pool, lovely warm Jacuzzi and not too busy. The location was great, close to very scenic area of rinville and maree. Lovely for a drive. and only 10 mins from the city centre. Highly recommended hotel.

Marie scored 4 / 5 on 02/05/2012

i very much enjoyed my stay with use the staff were very friendly and helpful. would stay there again. thank you 4

Declan scored 4 / 5 on 01/05/2012

excellent hotel well worth staying in when visiting galway. Convienent to city and as a base for touring. Hotel itself is well laid out, rooms spacious and kept very clean - made up each day with fresh towels etc. Staff are very efficient and friendly - applies to all staff reception,dining,bar and housekeeping. One of our party in wheelchair and staff did best to ensure his stay went well. Had dinner on 2 nights in hotel and have to say it was excellent - same applies to breakfast- Bar staff very efficient etc. All in all would have no hesitation in recommending hotel to anyone.

Jerry scored 4 / 5 on 29/04/2012

the hotel was clean food excellent and service top class especially from the maltesse waitress

Anne scored 1 / 5 on 24/04/2012

While I know we booked through lidl breaks which was great value, I really did not expect to get the bedroom we did. It was in the old part of the hotel over the bar and had not been renovated in a while. The bed was like one which folded down so had cupboard effect around it! Very spacious but lacking character! Bathroom v basic. Shower tray grubby. Reason was....no water! In fairness they moved us to one of the newer rooms which were really nice. Pity they forgot to take the sambo out of the fridge after the last guests about a week before! However staff in restaurant were nice and food good. Great music and atmosphere in bar.

Moyrus scored 4 / 5 on 10/04/2012

stayed friday 6th room big and bright. Restaurant staff excellent friendly and very efficient. Food was way above average . Breakfeast was lovely would recommend this hotel and will stay again . Moyrus

Kris scored 4 / 5 on 09/04/2012

We (2 parents and 4 boys aged 8 to 14) stayed for 2 nights at the Oranmore Lodge in two adjacent rooms and enjoyed every minute. After having been in bland modern(ized) hotels elsewhere, it was nice to be in an old-fashioned building that retains much of its charm and atmosphere whilst offering all mod cons. We much appreciated the free access to the swimming pool and leisure centre, it was great for the boys to go for a swim after sitting in the car the whole day driving from Dublin on the first day resp. touring Connemara on the second day. The hotel staff were amazing and very helpful, they took good care of us and when one of our sons started to suffer from an infected tooth at 10 pm, they were able to help and direct us to a nearby dentist early next morning. The rooms were spacious and comfortable, the food was very good - my husband had fish on both evenings and said it was cooked to perfection, though the accompanying dishes were once overcooked and the next day slightly undercooked (but then, cooking is an art, not necessarily a reproducible science). Breakfast was excellent and, like dinner, plentiful. We very much enjoyed our stay and will definitely return when we next visit Galway, especially since Galway city is a mere 10-minute drive away. Many thanks to Mary and all her staff!

Zardoz16 scored 5 / 5 on 07/04/2012

Very enjoyable stay. Lovely family orientated hotel. Accommodated our special needs son very well. Highly recommended. Many thanks

Fergal scored 3 / 5 on 05/04/2012

We really enjoyed our stay - the staff were excellent and really helpful. The hotel is dated in terms of the decor etc and it is a pity there is no link between the hotel and the leisure centre. The front of the hotel could do with freshening up - even if the car park was re tared and the place cleaned up and plants etc cleaned up this would make a huge difference to the place.

Trish scored 2 / 5 on 03/04/2012

found this hotel to be very basic could not understand why it is rated 4star as the bed was very hard and not at all comfortablein fact it felt like a very low quality bed.The food was very basic the bread was dried out as if it had been sitting out for too long on the table over all it was not a very pleasent experience for myself and my husband as we were celebrating our wedding anniversary, we definitly will not be returning

Stuart scored 4 / 5 on 03/04/2012

Really enjoyed our stay. Rooms were satisfatory - just what you need for a two night break. Staff very frendly, and helpful. Breakfast, and bar food, very good. Everyone enjoyed the leisure centre as well. Great access to Galway city - only 10mins drive away, and to motorway - very easy to find hotel. Overall, an enjoyable stay.

Claire scored 3 / 5 on 27/03/2012

My Mother, Sister and I stayed in a triple room for two nights. Our first impression of the hotel when we walked into the foyer is that it could do with a nice new carpet or some nice wood floors to brighten it up but still keep it's character. We were also amazed that there were no lifts whatsoever as my Mother is just recovering from a knee op and I noticed a lot of older people struggling to get up the stairs. Obviously, people with disabilities would have to hope that there are vacant ground floor rooms if they want to book this hotel. Very pungent smell also on the corridors which seemed to emanate from the carpets. All that said, the staff were absolutely outstanding and could not do enough for us. They really deserve credit and I think the hotel will get a lot of repeat custom solely on the back of the fantastic customer service. Credit must definetely also go to the chef!!!. Food very tasty and plenty of it. The chef never gets enough recognition as they are behind the scenes but the food really made the weekend. I hope all the staff are being paid well for their efforts!!!!. Our room was functional and clean and at least we could make tea and coffee. Could have done with more towels though. Beds very comfortable. Overall, even though very unimpressed with smelly old carpets throughout the hotel, my family and I said that we would definetely return due to fantastic staff and food.

Jason scored 1 / 5 on 13/03/2012

I was very disappointed with the standard of this hotel. I'm very curious as to how it achieved a 4 star rating. The room was horrible, the TV reception was very poor and couldn't be fixed. Ended up leaving the hotel after 10 minutes and booked into the Loughrea Hotel instead. This was another 4 star hotel only 20 minutes away and the difference in quality was massive.

Anne scored 4 / 5 on 06/03/2012

We had a lovely weekend in The Oranmore Lodge Hotel. The Staff were very helpful. The food was excellent. Leisure centre was great. It is so close to Galway city. Free parking. I would definitely go back.

Jean scored 4 / 5 on 29/02/2012

Great Hotel, great staff, fab food, will be back.

Marion scored 2 / 5 on 29/02/2012

We had a 2 night stay,the staff were very nice & dinner was lovely.Our room was big bright & spotless,but the bed was like a slab of concrete & the pillow like a brick. We were dissapointed that there was no music & hardly any people in the bar on Sat. night even though there were a lot of guests staying in the hotel. This is not a hotel we would ever go back to. Marion.

Happy scored 4 / 5 on 24/02/2012

We had a very enjoyable mid term break. The hotel was busy which was good to see and added to the atmosphere. It's tastfully decorated and cosy. The staff are really nice and pay special attention to children. The room was spacious and clean. We used the gym and pool facilities which were great. They provided great breakfasts with a huge range of food for all tastes. I would recommed a stay here especially when you get a great deal with Lidl.

Teresa scored 4 / 5 on 22/02/2012

well worth a visit great break for the mid term for the family. lots around to do with the kids. hotel staff very friendly and helpful thanks very much

Anne scored 3 / 5 on 21/02/2012

We were very disappointed with the standard of the hotel. It certainly wasn't a 4* room that we got. Perhaps we got a sub-standard room because it was booked through Lidl Breaks. Also around the floor of the ladies changing rooms in the leisure center their was some sort of fungus-mushroom growing. Certainly wouldn't return or recommend!

Ak scored 4 / 5 on 21/02/2012

Our first impression of the decor of the hotel foyer and room was deceiving of the quality of the overall stay as both areas are in need of modernisation. However the warm welcome we received at our evening meal in the restaurant and again the following morning at breakfast and on check-out was lovely. The quality and portion size of the food was excellent so although the hotel is in need of modernisation it more than made up for this in these other areas. Our room consisted of two double beds so both our children had to share a bed, a downside to be warned of if they are not used to this at home. We did not use the leisure centre, had a look in and the pool appeared to be small but had a good seperate baby pool attached.

DÓnal scored 4 / 5 on 21/02/2012


Lorraine scored 4 / 5 on 21/02/2012

We stayed 2 nights and overall found the stay very enjoyable. Our room was lovely, however we could have done with more towels (2 hand towels and 2 pretty small bath towels for 2 adults, 1 teenager and 1 child). We had our evening meals in the bar both nights and the food was excellent. Really big helpings of everything and the bar staff and reception staff were very friendly. We would definitely stay in the hotel again.

A. scored 4 / 5 on 17/02/2012

Hotel Oranmore Lodge had very comfortable rooms and we really enjoyed the leisure centre facilities. We had a fabulous dinner in their dining room with lots of choices for starters and main courses. The Staff were very helpful and friendly. I was sorry I did not bring my sat nav with me because when we drove to Galway city there were no signs for Oranmore on the way back!!

Derek scored 5 / 5 on 07/02/2012

Lovely hotel and staff were great it was real pleasure to stay and look forward to stay there again soon. Five star many thaks to the staff who made us feel so welcome.

Geoff scored 5 / 5 on 19/12/2011

very friendly and helpful staff,food good room good

Gc scored 4 / 5 on 16/12/2011

excellent two days, freindly and helpfull staff, within walking distance of Oranmre village, we would have no hesitation in recomending a stay here.

Amanda scored 5 / 5 on 14/12/2011

It was the nicest hotel I have stayed in for a long time, the staff were really lovely and very helpful. It was very child friendly. The food was amazing, can't wait to go back again. The lidl breaks are so reasonable I would really reccommend them.

Reviewer26444362 scored 5 / 5 on 01/12/2011

Nice hotel, great location,staff friendly, would stay again.

Miriam scored 5 / 5 on 22/11/2011

We had a lovely stay. The food was fantastic and the staff made us feel very welcome. We will reccommend this hotel to our friends and family. Thank you. Miriiam.

Donal scored 5 / 5 on 22/11/2011

To be honest the hotel room was good, as for the dining room for the evening meal it was cold with a smell of damp in the room, there was a breeze coming in through the window and it closed... the food we got for the evening meal was just OK the starter was lovely but the pasta and chicken seemed to have been heated in a microwave because the chicken was tough the the edges of the pasta were all dried up and hard. It is definitely not a four star hotel as it says on the website, it may have been some years ago but not now. Was disappointed overall in the stay here. *

Marion scored 3 / 5 on 22/11/2011

7 members of one family stayed at the Oranmore Lodge Hotel on Sat Nov 19th 2011 on a B&B& Dinner basis. It was fabulous. Absolutely spotless, friendly irish staff, wonderful food, lovely leisure centre.It is only a few mls from Galway city and the shopping in Galway is excellent. Couldn't have asked for anything more. Will definetly return.

Dave scored 1 / 5 on 15/11/2011

We were not overly impressed by te hotel. The interior standard was not what I expected from a 4 star hotel. We ate in the hotel one night and found the staff te by lackadaisical with ordering it took 20 mins for someone to take our order even though there was only one other table in use. The food was also under par with the steak being over cooked chicken under cooked and the potatoes also under cooked. In terms of helpfulness when i asked reception could I have some ice an glasses brought to the room i was advised to go to the bar. Overall it was not the bet hotel experience I have ever had. And could not see myself returning to the hotel.

Denis scored 4 / 5 on 10/11/2011

Hotel staff were very friendly and helpful food was excellent Would have no problem recommending this hotel for a break

Murphy scored 5 / 5 on 09/11/2011

enjoyable stay, rooms clean & well appointed , nice size too. Staff very friendly and the food was excellent. The pool ect is great, clean and nice and warm. Very friendly staff and staff take pride in the place, thanks again we will be back..... Murphy family Louth ( mid term brake Nov 11)

Bonnie scored 3 / 5 on 06/11/2011

Myself and my family stayed in the Oranmore Hotel for three nights accommodation at Halloween. Given the bad weather the swimming pool was the holidays saving grace. The pool is spacious and clean and has a kiddies pool which was great. It also has a Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam room and small but adequate gym which we could avail of free of charge. The hotel is clean and the staff are friendly but were run off their feel when we were there which led me to believe that they were understaffed. The price paid for the three nights was very good. However I do not believe that the hotel is a 4 star hotel but more of a 3 star. I am not sure what makes up the guidelines for the star ratings any more or whether the ratings requirements dropped. Rating is 3

Malcolm scored 5 / 5 on 05/11/2011

Pros: good food, friendly staff, spacious, well equiped, comfortable rooms, great leisure centre Cons: bar is a bit pricey and decor is a bit dated what more can i say

Reviewer97498248 scored 4 / 5 on 01/11/2011

stayed for one night b&b and dinner excellent meal . Room had two double beds nicely decorated. It only took 1 hour 45 mins from dublin . and we were close to do shopping in galway. Breakfeast was nicely laid out and the staff were very friendly could not fault our night. Would stay again. 4 stars

E scored 4 / 5 on 17/10/2011

My husband and I recently stayed here on the dinner, bed and breakfast deal. Check in was efficient, our room was huge, clean, warm and very comfortable. Our meal in the beautiful dining room was exceptional - great menu, delicious food and very generous portions.. could not fault any part of it. Waitress was friendly and efficient. Have stayed in several hotels on the lidl packages and the food here in Oranmore Lodges was as good as any we ve had anywhere. .5 stars. We will be returning in the near future. E and G

Teresa scored 5 / 5 on 12/10/2011

I stayed in the Oranmore lodge with my two sons and mother for one night for dinner bed and breakfast. I found the hotel really nice and the food within the meal deal was exceptional. Not the usual hotel food, beautifully presented and plenty of it. As it was a sunday night, the breakfast the next morning was cooked individually and not buffet style, therefore it was nice and not with cripsy bacon. I would like to give exceptional praise to Patrick, who, as it was a quiet Sunday night, was working on the reception and in the dining room, he made myself and the boys most welcome. The pool was a fantastic addition for the boys, with the only downside in that you have to walk out side to it, and the changing rooms were a bit chilly. I would definitely like to return, maybe a romantic getaway.

Alan scored 4 / 5 on 05/10/2011

Stayed here recently and was very impressed. Friendly staff, lovely warm atmosphere and nice rooms. Great leisure center and lovely bar / restaurant. Really nice selection for breakfast which was included in our great price! About €15 in a taxi to Galway city but worth it for the saving on the room.

Reviewer61570227 scored 5 / 5 on 04/10/2011

What a lovely hotel, great food, very clean and friendly staff will be back again . The location is within a short walk from the town centre and bus stop into Galway could not fault this hotel. Muriel

Des scored 3 / 5 on 05/09/2011

Really nice hotel, was only a flying visit and I wish I availed of their leisure facilities, they looked splendid. The restaurant only opens till 9 and is quite pricey and since I was on a budget I didn't get to see if it was worth the price.

Elaine scored 5 / 5 on 04/07/2011

Hotel and staff where great. Brilliant leisure centre. Breakfast brilliant no panic and still plenty of food available at 10am when about to finish. Had a great stay Highly recommended

Ruby scored 5 / 5 on 23/06/2011

While I think the Lidl breaks are great value for money, I did'nt think the Oranmore Lodge Hotel was up to four star standard. The bed was very uncomfortable and needs a new mattress - I was glad that i was only there for one night and there was a lack of toiletries The hotel in general needs a refurbishment as it is dull and not very inviting. I will not be returning to the Oranmore Lodge but hope to try some of the other hotels on the Lidl list.

Hanoria scored 5 / 5 on 18/06/2011

great hotel and great staff. just booked it the day i was going and it far exceeded my expectations. lovely quiet hotel and with easy access to the city. def going back

Henry scored 3 / 5 on 14/06/2011

The hotel was clean and the reception was good. However the breakfast room was crowded and very hot. A/C was available but not turned on. Rooms were large and comfortable but the toilet wasn't fixed to the floor and moved dangerously when used. Dinner on both nights was excellent. unfortunately complaints made to reception were completely ignored. Unlikely to use this hotel again..

Michael scored 4 / 5 on 14/06/2011

We stayed in the triple room on the 11/06/2011. We had dinner B&B and found the staff, room and food excellent, well worth a visit.

Do's scored 5 / 5 on 10/06/2011

My husband and I stayed in the Orranmore Lodge Hotel for 1 night.The hotel was lovely and the staff very friendly.The evening meal and breakfast were excellent and we will definitely stay there again. Definitely merits 5 star rating. . DO'S

Susan scored 5 / 5 on 03/05/2011

Great hotel. Very friendly staff and good service. We had a family room and were impressed with the size. With small kids, the fridge in the room was a bonus. Rooms were quiet. The leisure centre was great, we used the pool every day, really clean. The pool is smaller than most we have been to though it didn't matter on this occasion as there few people using it when we were there- it might get a bit crowded in high season though. We had a meal in the restaurant which was nice but would highly recommend the Basilico Restaurant (Italian) in the town. Supervalu and Tesco a short walk away if you are thinking of a picnic. Galway City a short bus ride away if you want to leave the car for the day. This is the first time we have been on a Lidl Break. So easy to book and really great value. Would definitely recommend them.

Jaq scored 5 / 5 on 29/04/2011

Our stay at this hotel was made exceptional by the helpful and freindly staff, a great hotel.

Gerardine scored 2 / 5 on 28/04/2011

Bedroom tiny (Room 314) only space for one bedside locker. - if you suffer from claustrophobia this room is not for you. Be carefull getting out of bed as you may hit your head. One tiny window in room plus velux window. A lift would be a great advantage. Rest of hotel good - breakfast good (could do with additional staff on duty)

Catherine scored 3 / 5 on 25/04/2011

We had a great stay in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful. It was great to have the leisure club as we got use out of both the swimming pool and the gym. The hotel had a family friendly atmosphere. My four year old left his stuff panda and the staff were very helpful in tracking him down and posting him back to us free of charge. We think that the Lidl break was really good value for money and we would definitely be booking through them again.

Andrew scored 4 / 5 on 30/03/2011

Really enjoyed our short stay in this hotel, the only fault is that the rooms are a little dated now, the lighting in room is poor, but many other hotels seem to have the same problem. Very good breakfast and the dinner on sat evening was superb and the service was very good as well. we used the leisure centre for swim and it was very clean and pleasant.

Helen scored 4 / 5 on 29/03/2011

We stayed in the Oranmore Lodge with my parents for the 2nd time in twelve months. While the rooms might be a little dated they are large, bright and very comfortable. The hotel is spotless and the staff are very accommodating and professional. The bar and dining room have been recently renovated and look fantastic.Value for money is excellent. My only small complaints are there was no music in the hotel bar as was advertised (the band last time were fantastic so it was a little disappointing) and pool can be a little chilly. Overall a great traditional hotel.

Dorota scored 5 / 5 on 22/03/2011

We spend Patric weekend in the Oranmore with two our kids. Family break. Everything was so great. My son love the breakfast and making a tosts. Food was very nice and a lot to choose for a breakfast. We also spend a lot time in the swimmingpool what was great even my husband finde a time to do some exercise at fiitness room. Thanks a lot for great time.

Pauly scored 3 / 5 on 21/03/2011

good value for money, rooms very nice and spacious, friendly staff, nice breakfast and good value for money on lunch menu. pool area good, changing rooms small though, only fault, otherwise would recommend.

Lisac scored 3 / 5 on 16/03/2011

The Oranmore Lodge was very good value for money. The breakfast was great and suitable for children. The swimming pool was a bit hit with the children but the facilities were a bit shabby. The food in the hotel was nice but the service was not great.

Mary scored 4 / 5 on 11/03/2011

The Hotel was fine, the staff were very nice and helpful. The food was lovely. Could recommend this Hotel to anyone. Had a lovely break and it was great value for money. Thanks Lidl.

Edel scored 5 / 5 on 01/02/2011

would not stay in this hotel again . arrived at i oclock nobody in the place bar was closed until 4. no bar food avalible until 6. rooms were freezing girl had to give me heater to heat room up as a result my daughter has a cold . went to pool then water was freezing and dressing rooms were a mess . also room had about 2days milk in the fridge that had gone of . would never stay here again or reccomend to anyone either.

Helen scored 5 / 5 on 16/12/2010

I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Our stay included dinner and breakfast and both meals were excellent .The rooms are large and very comfortable. We availed of the Lidl offer which is great value. I look forward to our next stay in this great hotel.

Michelle scored 4 / 5 on 14/12/2010

Enjoyable weekend of the 10 and 11 Dec. Staff friendly, food good, rooms very nice. Overall good hotel and would stay there again. Michelle Tipperary

Kvn scored 5 / 5 on 08/12/2010

Very comfortable, friendly helpful staff, food very good and service efficient

Gearoid scored 5 / 5 on 08/12/2010

We stayed in the Oranmore Lodge over the weekend in early December and had a really nice tim. The hotel is quite old but it has a very good athmosphere. Bedroom was very nice a bit basic but has coffee making and TV with plenty of channels. No Sky news which i missed. Overall a nice experience and would recomment it for a lazy weekend.

Veronica scored 5 / 5 on 05/12/2010

Lidil breaks was great value for money.Stayed for two nights in november.Hotel was lovely. Room was very comfortable.Food was very good and good value in the bar.Area is quite and great for a relaxing break.The leisure center is great. The jacuzzi was the best i have ever been to .Had a lovely back neck and shoulder msssage felt very relaxed after my stay there.Overall i enjoyed my stay and would go back again.Staff were friendly and helpful.Veronica in Limerick.

Lisa scored 5 / 5 on 02/12/2010

The Oranmore Logde is a fab hotel with very friendly staff and the food was just fab. Could not fault this hotel on anything. There was 17 Adults and 5 Children and we had a brill weekend. Thanks

Couple scored 3 / 5 on 24/11/2010

Stayed 20th Nov for one night. Staff were very friendly if in very short supply (the girl who checked us in on Sat served us breakfast from a buffet on Sun morning and was back behind reception when we checked out) Had dinner in bar as restaurant was just a small room off the hallway and not very inviting also had report that food the previous night was not good at all. Bar food was very good and bar staff very friendly.Not a very cosy bar much too bright. Would not consider it a 4 star hotel and if we had not been on a Lidl break and paid full price we would not have been impressed at all. Lidl breaks are excellent value will do it again

Frances scored 5 / 5 on 24/11/2010

this is a nice hotel, its clean, comfortable and quiet. The breakfast is good and the leisure centre is fairly okay. Would stay again but wouldn't rate it as a four star.

He scored 4 / 5 on 23/11/2010

Nice place, room was a little cold when we got there but it warmed up. Staff friendly, breakfast was fine. 5 minute walk to Oranmore and some nice pubs and restaurants. Was happy with my stay and the value for money.

Mary scored 5 / 5 on 18/11/2010

Am from Renmore, Galway and we were on a visit to my parents. The family room was very spacious and the addition of the fridge was a bonus as we could have enough milk for ho chocolates!! The pool was being cleaned so they got to swim on Sun morning and they really enjoyed it. Sat morning breakfast was super, served at the table (am only sorry we didn't get her name). Nothing was a problem and if there were more people like this, this the world would be a happier place. There was no noise problem and everything was very relaxed. Thank you to the girl on reception on Sunday morning - I hope you get to take up crochet again!! We will be back.

Michele scored 5 / 5 on 16/11/2010

Photo of pool shown here is not what is at the hotel. We recently stayed here and the dinner was fantastic! However no heat in the room and a wonky TV ( which was eventually replaced) took from our stay a little. Staff v friendly.

Denise scored 5 / 5 on 29/10/2010

lidl break very easy to book with option of text confirmation as well as email. Oranmore Lodge Hotel was lovely, staff very helpfull and pleasant to deal with. Family room was comfortable, spacious and also had a fridge which was very handy. Would stay here again.

Lambes scored 5 / 5 on 28/10/2010

Our stay at Oranmore Lodge hotel was most enjoyable.We stayed there with our parents for one night. Here were some of our favourite things about Oranmore Lodge: 1. The breakfast was absoulutley DELICIOUS(yum yum) 2. The staff were very friendly and FUNNY (ha,ha.ha) 3.The rooms were spectacular . 4.The pool was HEAVEN 5.The other guests were very polite and chatty (yap yap) We really enjoyed our stay at Oranmore Lodge and look forward to staying there in the not so far away future KIND REGARDS from a childrens piont of veiw!!!!!!!!!! MISSIN YA

Rachel scored 5 / 5 on 23/10/2010

We really enjoyed our stay at Oranmore lodge. Lovely atmosphere, friendly, helpful staff and delicious food. Excellent value for money. We will definately be returning.

F&t scored 5 / 5 on 20/10/2010

first class hotel - even the night porter is very helpful 10 out of 10

Jutta scored 3 / 5 on 20/10/2010


Greg scored 4 / 5 on 18/10/2010

We had a wonderful time, the hotel were very understanding and gave my wife an I a ground floor room as my wife is 7months pregnant. The bar food was excellent. We would have paid about 50.00 euro more booking on the hotel website. The staff were very helpful and chatty. There were alot more people staying at the weekend but service was brilliant. Hope to go back and will be booking through Lidil breaks again.

Martin scored 5 / 5 on 17/10/2010

had a superb stay in the Oranmore lodge Saturday 9th / Sunday10 Oct. Room was spotless and nice and quiet Had a nice relaxing visit to the leisure centre Jacuzzi is so powerfull its as good as a massage in itself The gym though small is well equipped and well supervised The ladies on reception were very helpfull and their local knowledge of walks and scenic areas were very accurate My favourite of all though was the food Full marks to all concerned with Dinner on Sat night and breky on sunday morning Thanks to Lidl breaks for fantastic value im spreading the word with all my friends Regards Martin

Michele scored 5 / 5 on 12/10/2010

Great value for money! Hotel was comfortable, with pleasant helpful staff. Good value for a short escape.

David scored 3 / 5 on 05/10/2010

The hotel is nice with very friendly staff, my room was great, two double beds, TV, Microwave, tea and coffee making facility's and a mini fridge. quite rooms, I didn't hear any noise. the menus looked expensive, so I ate at the "city limits" Amazon restaurant which is almost next door and i give that a must try, value for money. the photo's on this web page show a larger pool with gym above, that pool is not at this hotel (it must be in the matrix somewhere!?) the one with the red water umbrella is, and is detached from the main hotel. sat night at the hotel bar was grim, just sports on the TV, no music, although a band was booked they cancelled. But the friendly staff put music on later. I booked a room here for myself for one night and found it a little expensive at %u20AC78. This being a joined family holiday the other members in my family found it to be great value such as my Sister who had 2 Adults and 3 kids in one room for a total of %u20AC78 although I did ask for a single supplement at reception I was told the deal is cheaper, normally it would be %u20AC110 for one person per night. Overall a good, quite, relaxing hotel near Galway city

Rob scored 5 / 5 on 05/10/2010

great staff, lovely room, everything clean & tidy. great value for money. just a note, first picture of the pool is not at this hotel, looks similar but not as big as the one in the picture.

Laura scored 3 / 5 on 15/09/2010

Room was spacious and clean. Restaurant was very small but nice. There wasn't a great selection at breakfast. Overall was a pleasant stay.

Marjorie scored 5 / 5 on 15/08/2010

my daughter and myself spent a very pleasant lidl break at your hotel recently and have recommended to many of my friends. The staff were very friendly and really made us welcome. Found it very convenient to galway and renvyle which is a very pleasant walking area Hoping to send another break in your hotel in the future Regards Margaret

Tommy scored 3 / 5 on 25/07/2010

To whom it concerns, We had a very pleasant stay in your hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was comfortable and clean. The dining room was a bit cramped. While the all inclusive B/B or B/B & evening meal was very good value, The Hotel A la Carte menu was extremely expensive, which meant we had to eat elsewhere. We like the choice to eat out if we have traveled off somewhere, but would like also to be able to eat in the hotel too. Yours Sincerely Tommy Greene

Anne scored 5 / 5 on 20/07/2010

Excellent hotel great food great value 5 star rating Anne

Anon scored 3 / 5 on 19/07/2010

staff veryfriendlyand helpful,,food excellent and served with smiles. we were sorry we couldnt stay longer. location very good only a few miles from galway would recommend lidl breaks and would avail of them again

Wayne scored 4 / 5 on 13/07/2010

We had a very nice weekend stay at the Oranmore Lodge Hotel. The rooms were lovely, the staff very pleasant and always help. All the food from the breakfast to the pub grub was gorgeous. Would definately recomend this hotel to others and would love to come back for another stay.

Maureen scored 3 / 5 on 13/07/2010

i was very pleased with the oranmore lodge,the room was beautiful,the decor may need a bit of updating. but on the whole it had everything that was needed.the staff were really helpful.e.g. we arrived friday evening and were too tired to go out.we had a meal in the bar.it was very enjoyable.we were going to retire early and watch t.v. in the bedroom .i follow big brother and it was evictiion night.unfortunately we couldnt get channel .i rang down to reception and think it was david or paul that came up to try to tune it in. it wasnt to be.he rang back from reception to tell us it would be on tv in bar.so we went there to watch it. nothing was too much trouble for the staff.very friendly.and courteous.i didnt know lidl did breaks away it was my husband reading one of the shopping receipts.out of curiousity that i checked it out on website. very good value for money and as i was going to christening in galway that weekend i checked prices for other hotels and they were very expensive and i wasnt about to pay what they were asking.i wouldnt have gone to the christening as i couldnt afford that kind of money.so i was pleasently surprised to discover that your company offered 2 nights incl breakfast for 80euro.wow too good to pass up.i am afraid to recommend you cos i dont want everyone to book through you cos you might up the prices.ha ha .i know for a fact other guests at christening paid 3 times that to stay in other hotels.

Sibhz scored 3 / 5 on 12/07/2010

nice hotel have stayed in nicer four stars however,was good value for money.breakfast was very nice and well presented.

Idiottje scored 2 / 5 on 08/07/2010

This is not a 4 star hotel. If you are staying here, you will need a car to get to the city. Swiming pool was clean, as were the showers in the Sports Centre. Kiddies pool is not great though. Breakfast was good, room was clean and serviced every morning. Bathroom was clean. Over all not bad, but far from a 4 star hotel. Second time using Lidl Breaks. Over all very happy with the value for money.

Valerie scored 5 / 5 on 07/07/2010

Excellent value for money. The food was first class and the staff were excellent very pleasant and helpful.

Mary scored 1 / 5 on 06/07/2010

Room was freezing cold ...... did say to receptionist and was told they would put on the heat ... but we are still waiting.. In fact the room was so cold my friend and I had to share the bed and put the second quilt over us

Jennifer scored 5 / 5 on 06/07/2010

We had a great weekend in the hotel. no complaints about our stay at all .Staff were very nice and helpful and the room was perfect. it was really good value for money. We all really enjoyed ourselves. thanks Jennifer

Jacqui scored 5 / 5 on 06/07/2010

We had 3 nights with 2 young children and the hotel and area could not have been any better. Staff go that extra mile to deliver quality and service. Leisure center ideal. Staff made a great stay perfect and very comfortable with 2 young girls. Look forward to visiting again. Jacqui

Drjohn scored 5 / 5 on 05/07/2010

Booked three nights B&B through Lidl breaks and believe that this represents considerable value for money at 35 euro per night pps. Had dinner in the bar on arrival and found it quickly served, cooked as we had asked and of high quality. Room spacious and well appointed with fridge, microwave, kettle, utensils and crockery. Large TV but no phone - maybe not needed in these days of mobiles. Buffet breakfast catered for a wide range of Irish and continental tastes, was quickly and pleasantly served and well cooked. Staff were invariably pleasant, efficient and accommodating.

Mary scored 5 / 5 on 04/07/2010

Had a Great time . Food and rooms Very good. Staff very plesant and helpful. Breaksfast dining room not very suitable for anyone who would have difficulty with steps as there are 2 steps down to breaksfast room. I saw a couple of people having a lot of difficulty. Wouldnt class the diningroom or bar area 4 star . But it was a lovely quiet and relaxing place to stay not far from galway and the burren. Mary

Lorraine scored 5 / 5 on 03/07/2010

LIDL breaks are fantastic value for money. We really enjoyed our stay in Oranmore Lodge Hotel.

Kathleen scored 5 / 5 on 02/07/2010

Hi There, My husband and I both had a wonderful time in the Oranmore Lodge. The accommodation, food,pool, and staff were all SUPER. Oh ,the value was just as great. Please keep up the good work. We certainly do recommend your great service. Again many thanks. Kathleen Homan

Dave scored 5 / 5 on 30/06/2010

Had a great short stay in the Oranmore Lodge. The rooms were great and very clean. The food served was of superb taste and the portions were generous. All the staff we encountered were excellent. Would recomend this hotel to anyone.

Bubble scored 5 / 5 on 30/06/2010

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean but overall the hotel and its facilities are in need of an upgrade. It is certainly no longer a 4 star hotel.

Lauriloo scored 5 / 5 on 30/06/2010

Great hotel, breakfast and dinner delicious, with the lidl break it was insanely good value for money. Staff were excellent, rooms pleasent. leisure centre was very nice, grounds lovely. great for a quiet weekend away or a family break. bar very nice too, very close to Galway city if you fancy that, we also took day trip drive around the burren so the hotel was in a great location for heading in that direction.

Sharon scored 5 / 5 on 30/06/2010

The hotel was basic, however, two fabulous evening meals and a breakfast more than made up for it. Very good value for money and excellent service.

Superchef scored 5 / 5 on 29/06/2010

We found it great value for money. The room was very comfortable, the food was great and the staff were very friendly. Can't comment on the leisure club as we didn't use it. The only fault was no Beamish in the bar.

James scored 5 / 5 on 29/06/2010

we enjoyed our stay in the oranmore lodge, room perfect, leisure centre first class, food excellent and very friendly and helpful staff. would go again.

Tim scored 5 / 5 on 29/06/2010

Lovely place ... and lovely Staff.. i will stay again.. one downfall..... i did not like the hotel taking payment from my credit card when we checked in...

Eileen scored 4 / 5 on 29/06/2010

The hotel was very comfortable, the staff were lovely and very helpful, couldn't do enough for you, the food and the room was very nice. I never tried the leisure club so couldn't comment. The only thing I found was it was a bit noisy very early in the morning around the hotel, I normally am up early but found this a little annoying, I'm not sure if it was bin men or they were getting oil delivered so obviously this wouldn't happen every day. other than that I loved it and would stay again, and it was great value.

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