WJ’s Top Hotel Wedding Venues In Ireland


Talk about luxe hotels…we’ve picked 16 luxurious destinations that offer the couples the perfect wedding venue.

What’s not to love? You’ve got everything you need under one roof, you can make the most out of the day with your ceremony, reception and party all in one spot. These venues in particular are great for taking the stress out of your wedding day, especially if you opt for a large, luxurious hotel that offers a set price package with everything you need accounted for.

Not all hotels offer a ‘one wedding per day’ policy, so be sure to check this out before you commit to anything. As for packages the packages offered, make sure you know exactly what is and isn’t included, this can impact your wedding budget. You might need to discuss or negotiate for any additional extras you had your heart set on.

If you have never dined in the hotel, it might be an idea to do so, just so you can gage some sort idea of the food and service prior to booking. Most hotel wedding venues have a dedicated wedding planner on hand, who will be assigned to you both and will be your point of contact throughout your wedding planning process. Ireland is home to some of the very best wedding co-ordinator’s, these guys know exactly what they’re talking about.

You can find more information on each of the following wedding venues in our online directory, so be sure to check it out. Happy venue shopping…

The K Club

The K Club, Ireland’s first Five AA Red Star hotel, is a romantic and historic Irish country house set in 550 acres of lush Kildare countryside. With 134 bedrooms, this timeless five star resort can cater for large and lavish weddings or more intimate affairs. Offering indoor and outdoor ceremony options, a range of magnificent banqueting suites, award-winning chefs to create the perfect menu using locally sourced ingredients, a dedicated wedding co-ordinator and stunning manicured gardens. The K Club provides brides and grooms with everything they need for an unforgettable big day.

Kinsale Hotel & Spa

Set in 90 acres of mature parkland with panoramic views. Located in a peaceful and tranquil setting, Kinsale Hotel and Spa boasts 70 beautifully appointed bedrooms suites and 19 garden lodges. The wedding team cater for weddings of any size, from 40 to 240. The Rathmore Suite is magnificent with unspoilt views over the bay and countryside making it the ideal wedding venue location for that special day. The enchanting woodland entrance will lead you to the hotel where the hotel’s team meet you and ensure wedding day will a memorable one for guests and family for years to come.

The g Hotel & Spa

Calling all Galway brides and grooms…this is the perfect spot for you. Their wedding suite offers stunning surroundings in he Philip Treacy designed five star hotel. Capturing the enchanting elegance of the hotel, their wedding suite caters for both intimate and larger parties, welcoming up to 180 guests. Offering incredible cuisine, inspiring décor and seamless service, your wedding will be a reflection of both your personalities and future lives together. Their experienced wedding planner will develop bespoke and unique packages for each bridal party, while their Executive Chef creates menus with a difference, blending local ingredients with artisan suppliers.

Galgorm Resort & Spa

The Galgorm Resort & Spa truly believe in the magic of weddings and reflect this by ensuring the setting, level of service and support you receive are second to none. Born of a vision to create a stunning and idyllic wedding setting like no other, the team has an eye for the unique and a penchant for genuine quality. From dedicated wedding planners through to a set-up manager and head chef, you can be sure you are in safe hands every step of the way. They will embrace what is uniquely you and ultimately create lifelong memories.

Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa

Specialising in weddings for over 60 years, they Ballygarry continues to make dreams come true. The hotel is situated within acres of mature gardens, with picturesque mountain views providing the perfect backdrop for a fabulous day. Guests are welcomed through a private entrance into the stunning Pavilion Suite to enjoy an exclusive drinks and canapés reception. The main celebrations take place in The Monarch Suite, a magnificent ballroom with beautiful hand-selected décor. Having won several prestigious awards including the Munster Wedding Venue of the Year 2018, Ballygarry House features a luxurious new Honeymoon Suite alongside beautiful plush guest rooms for the wedding party.

The Old Inn, Crawfordsburn

One of the most loved wedding venues in Ireland, dating back to 1614, The Old Inn offers award-winning four star excellence with the promise of just one wedding per day. This quaint and picturesque hotel with thatched rood, just 10 minutes from Belfast is perched above a beautiful waterfall and woodland sweeping down towards Belfast Lough. Explore 33 character bedrooms, landscaped gardens, open log fires, vaulted Georgian gallery an a dramatic Italian marble staircase. What more can you ask for, they’ve got it all. Exceptional packages are available now to make your special day magical with memories to treasure forever.

Lough Rea Hotel and Spa

One of the most highly recommended and well known wedding venues in Galway, this hotel is situated just outside the idyllic town of Loughrea, overlooking Loughrea Lake. Guests can now enjoy the newest addition to the hotel, the all new Roof Top Garden Bar and Sky Lounge, which showcases the natural beauty that is Galway’s countryside. The Roof Top Garden is also the perfect place to have a family BBQ perhaps the day after the wedding. Their stunning ballroom boasts Murano glass chandeliers, luxurious velvet drapery and interchangeable lighting to suit the theme and style of your day.

Solis Lough Eske Castle

Located just outside of Donegal town sits the spectacular lakeside estate, Lough Eske Castle. The majestic Blue Stack Mountains provide you with a marvellous backdrop for your fairytale wedding. This lovingly restored castle/hotel consists of 97 beautifully appointed guest rooms, an award-winning spa, Cedar’s Restaurant and the relaxed Gallery Bar. Whether you have two guests or 300, you’ll fall completely in love with the magic of Lough Eske Castle.

Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa


Here you’ll enjoy the reassuring flexibility to create just the sort of occasion you always hoped for. Whether it’s an enchanting candlelit winter reception for close family and friends or a sumptuous summertime feast for 400, the team here dedicate the same precision and attention to detail with each and every wedding. There is an impressive choice of luxurious and dramatic spaces, both inside and out, to frame your day. Or, step back in time with a historic wedding at Powerscourt House, just a two-minute stroll from the hotel along the wooded avenue. This historic Palladian mansion and its famous gardens is both dramatic and powerfully romantic. After saying ‘I do’ capture lasting memories while exploring the 47 acres of formal gardens, including the Japanese Gardens and the Pepperpot Tower.

Mount Falcon


Set amongst 100 acres of stunning landscaped gardens and woodlands, the perfect surroundings to capture your special day. Catering for up to 200 guests, their award-winning head chef prides in only using the finest local ingredients. On the day, you and your guests will have to the run of the house, along with the option of getting up close and personal with their majestic birds of prey. Mount Falcon is a prime location for second day events too, so you can share in the joy that little bit longer. Their dedicated team will do everything to ensure that your dream wedding becomes a reality.

Knightsbrook Hotel & Golf Resort


The Knightsbrook Hotel is set in 186b acres of magnificent rolling parklands close to the historic town of Trim, Co Meath, on Dublin’s doorstep and has recently earned the title Best Wedding Venue in Leinster. Their specially appointed wedding co-ordinator will guide you through every detail from your initial enquiry to creating your individual menu and choosing the perfect wines, assisting with the flowers and linen requirements, and if necessary your entertainment requirements. The sense of space from the manicured grounds carried through to the hotel, which boast a fabulous foyer often used for photographs – you can totally see why.

Four Seasons Hotel, Spa & Leisure Club, Carlingford


Nestled between the mountains and the sea, in the medieval village of Carlingford, sits the four star Four Seasons Hotel. Just one hour in the car from both Dublin or Belfast, you’ll find one of Ireland’s top hotels. Their expert wedding team will be thrilled to give you a guided tour of the hotel lobby, bridal staircases, wedding suite, mezzanine area and bedrooms. The hotel caters for one wedding a day, we love it!

Seafield Hotel & Spa Resort

Seafield offers a tranquil setting for your wedding with luxurious facilities, beautifully manicured grounds, award-winning Oceo Spa and countryside views…sign us up! With three magnificent banqueting spaces, from their Aine Suite which can cater for up to 320 guests to their Pavilion Marquee up to 150 guests, both suites are adorned with natural daylights, individual private bars and views over their grounds. The Tara Suite lends itself to the more intimate wedding and can cater for up to 75 guests. This room has it’s own private bar and offers couples a more intimate space for your ceremony.

Hilton Belfast, Templepatrick


A countryside haven, just 20 minutes from Belfast city centre, this hotel sits within 220 acres of wooded parkland, perfect for couples dreaming of a romantic and whimsical experience. Let their expert team help make your wishes come true, with indoor and outdoor options for up to 280 guests. Whether you’re planning a large, small or intimate celebration this wedding venue is the perfect fit. From your ceremony to your reception and even your honeymoon, they will ensure you create beautiful memories to treasure for a lifetime together.

Castlemartyr Resort


Nestled amid 220 acres of East Cork’s woodlands, the luxury five star Castlemartyr Resort is a destination richly steeped in history and tradition. Regarded as one of Ireland’s finest luxury wedding venues, it is not only the elegant 18th century castle ruins that make Castlemartyr stand out from the crowd, but it’s also their meticulous attention to detail that their award-winning team of wedding planners provide.

Lough Erne ResortBest-Hotel-Wedding-Venue-Lough-Erne-Resort

The multi-award winning Lough Erne Resort, is a luxurious five-star hotel in Enniskillen, sitting on a 600 acre peninsula with delightful views of the Fermanagh Lakelands and The Faldo Course. This idyllic wedding venue nestled between Lower Lough Erne and Castle Hume Lough offers a degree of luxury unmatched by competitors. The hotel offers stunning 360 degree views and the exquisite Ross Suite and Lakeview terrace combine to create a real life fairytale setting to celebrate your wedding and a stunning backdrop for those all important photographs. Whether you’re interested in a wedding, civil partnership or civil ceremony, choosing Lough Erne Resort gives you the peace of mind that you are celebrating your special occasion at one of the very best wedding venues in Ireland.

To start your wedding planning journey or to find out more information on any of these award-winning hotels, visit our venue directory.

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