Loughrea Toastmasters meets at the Loughrea Hotel and Spa in Loughrea, Galway.

The four star hotel is a great base to explore all the Wild Atlantic Way has to offer with Galway on your doorstep, Mayo, Sligo & Donegal to the North and Clare, Limerick, Kerry & Cork to the South we are the ideal location to jump into your Wild Atlantic Way adventure.

With an impressive location overlooking the majestic Loughrea Lake, this four star hotel offers superb state-of-the-art facilities and 91 stylish, modern bedrooms in contemporary surroundings. The Lough Rea Hotel & Spa has a beautiful, peaceful, and yet convenient location, just 20 minutes from the city of Galway, on the M6.


Getting there

By Car

Loughrea is served by the M6 motorway. Leave at junction 16 (Galway Plaza) and head down the N65 towards Loughrea. At the roundabout take the 4th exit on to the R380. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit on to the R446. The Loughrea Hotel & Spa is approximately 600m on the left.

By Walking

Once in Loughrea (bus stops at SuperMacs) stand with your back to SuperMacs. Turn right and head down the R446. At the traffic lights turn right (main road, not small road) and walk up the R446/Athenry Road. The journey is approximately 1.4km and will take around 17 minutes. Please note the first half (SuperMacs to the traffic lights) is downhill, and the second half (traffic lights to the hotel) is uphill.

By Bus

From Galway City, Athlone or Dublin: Bus Eireann routes 20 or X20 will drop you in Loughrea town centre. From there is it a short walk up to the hotel. See “By Walking”

By Train

Unfortunately Loughrea is not served by a train so please see “By Bus” followed by “By Walking”

By Plane

Unfortunately Loughrea/Galway is not serviced by its own airport. The airports listed below are your best options followed by the further travel arrangements needed.

Shannon: Take the 51 or X51 Bus Eireann bus from the airport to Galway City then see “By Bus” followed by “By Walking”

Knock/Ireland West: Take the 64 Bus Eireann bus to Galway City then see “By Bus” followed by “By Walking”

Dublin: See “By Bus” followed by “By Walking”