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The Hardiman

Salthill, Galway View map Visit website
Up to 250 Guests


The Hardiman is a wedding hotel venue located in Galway, Ireland, on the edges of the iconic Eyre Square. Elegance never goes out of style, and nowhere will you find more opulent and stunning surroundings than at The Hardiman, formerly known as Hotel Meyrick Galway.

Facilities and Capacity

Built in 1852, this historic hotel offers 97 luxurious bedrooms, many with views of Eyre Square. You’ll be able to enjoy its vintage aesthetic while also availing of all modern amenities and comfort. The Hardiman holds a civil ceremony licence, so you and your spouse-to-be can exchange vows and hold your reception in the same location with ease. Whether you’re searching for a spot to have an intimate gathering or an expansive event of 250 people, The Hardiman can do it all.

Services Offered

The Hardiman’s on-site wedding coordinator Valerie Gately can help you and your partner keep your wedding events on schedule. You can also coordinate with the head chef to ensure that the menu for your reception meal reflects your taste and vision. The dinner can be plated or a buffet, with corkage options. If you desire, resident pianist Alison Slattery can serenade your loved ones during a cocktail hour or at the reception. Nine decadent crystal chandeliers and flickering candelabras offer opulent style on your special day. In the Connemara Suite, you and your guests can dance the night away across the floors of its elegant ballroom. DJ and live band facilities make it easy to accommodate your musicians. Needless to say, the talented team of the Hardiman would love to hear from you and learn more about what you’re looking for.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Civil Ceremony License
In the City
Large Hotel

Dining Options:

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Venue Leisure Facilities:

Fitness Centre

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
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Eyre Square H91 NFD2 Salthill (Galway)

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