Let our couples do the talking
Wedding Date: 13th August 2022.
We were looking for a place to host a reception for about 200 people outside of Dublin, but easy to get to from Dublin for people travelling in from the US. The Hardiman was our absolute first choice, a historic building, easily accessible by bus and train and in the center of Galway in Eyre Square. Galway was the perfect city to choose and the Hardiman was the perfect hotel.
It was difficult planning a wedding from the US, but working with the hotel was amazing, on our first video call, we got a guided tour around the hotel while it was still closed due to Covid. We saw the whole space and it was very comforting being able to visualize everything.
We flew in for a week in April and the hotel were able to accommodate us with a tasting for the wedding and confirm all decisions four months before the wedding. The Hardiman suggested a local musician for trad music for the reception and that really added to the atmosphere.
The hotel were great about responding to our endless requests for changes to the room bookings, a big shout out to Sandra in bookings.
Brianan talked us through everything before the wedding and Mary, Jack and Paul were great on the day and ensured everything went smoothly. The table set ups were perfect and the banquet room looked great. The food was excellent and the beef was a particular highlight. We even snuck out from the banquet room to the train station next door for a quick photo shoot.
The morning after the wedding, in our room we found a framed hand-drawn sketch of the hotel as a gift and reminder of our amazing day. The hotel then provided an excellent brunch with mimosa bar in the banquest room. Mary did an excellent job of running the brunch and ensuring the party kicked off right for a second day.
We couldn’t be happier with the Hardiman hotel. It was a perfect day.
Wedding Date: 2nd Sept 2022
I hope your doing ok after your busy weekend.
I just want to say a big thank you for making our day so special. Everything was perfect from start to finish. We couldn’t fault one thing. Yourself and your team were so professional and kind to all the guests. The food was just delicious and everybody was complimenting the food but also the professionalism of the staff.
If we could do it all over again, we really would!
So a big thank you, to yourself, Paul, Alannah, Mary, Eva, Eoin and Rory. The Hardiman are lucky to have such a great team of people!
I’m sure our paths will cross again in the future.
Charlotte & David
Wedding Date: 3rd Sept 2022
‘We are delighted that we picked The Hardiman Hotel for our wedding reception. Everything was absolutely perfect and exceeded our expectations. Brianan and Mary could not have done more to help us in the preparations and behind the scenes on our big day. The food, staff and service were fantastic and all our guests were extremely complimentary of it and everyone really enjoyed the day’
Emma & Martin
Wedding Date: September 23rd 2022.
We just wanted to say thank you for everything you did on Friday. We had an amazing day. We couldn’t have asked for anything else the team was just great and your staff so nice and friendly. Please pass on all our thanks.
Would you also pass on our thanks to the kitchen (we know they are often forgotten). The food was perfect and we really enjoyed it.
You were a pleasure to work with, we couldn’t have had a better person by our side on the day.
Siobhan Reidy and Ogie Galvin
Wedding Date: October 29th 2022
Can we please thank you all so much for the wonderful day we had on the 29th of October last. From the first phone call to Sonia telling us not to panic when our original venue cancelled on us to your patience with the meal tasting, the zoom calls, the cups of coffee, your greeting (in the awful rain) outside your hotel on our wedding day, the fantastic service from you all, Paul settling all our nerves before entering the banquet room, Jack doing an excellent job as MC, the fabulous layout of the room, the excellent food, the bar staff, the rooms….I could go on as I’m sure there was plenty more activity behind the scenes. All these acts combined made the lead up to our wedding day and the day itself a fantastic experience for us both. I could not recommend you all highly enough and we look forward to staying with yourselves again in the near future.
Thanks again for making our day absolutely perfect.
Marie and Anthony