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"Just a quick email to say how delighted we were with The Westwood Hotel. From our first meeting choosing the venue we were looked after in such a professional manner. Nothing was a problem. If there was anything we needed, or any of our suggestions and ideas were all so graciously taken on board. I have to mention the waitresses that were on duty the night of our menu tasting they were excellent at there job. I was so delighted to see them there on the day serving the top table. I apologise for forgetting there names.

The function room looked amazing on the day. All of the staff were so nice. I don't no where to start regarding the food. It was simply impeccable. People are still talking about our food and choice of menu. I'm glad because we were a little anxious about serving half duck as not everyone likes duck. But it went down a treat.

So as a team I would like to thank you all, ye really do yourselves proud and your hotel still upholds its wonderful reputation for weddings. I cant praise it enough to my friends and family. We were in such safe hands. "

Ricky and Demelza Kent

"I wanted to write a review to thank David (General Manager) so much for everything he and his staff did to make our wedding day so special. From the second we met with him, we were convinced we had made the right decision and we weren't wrong. At each meeting, he was so organised and had thought of every detail that we knew we had nothing to worry about, making organising the wedding very easy. Not something you hear very often from a bride! Also, as we had a mix of Spanish and Irish in the wedding we were so happy that they were open to any changes we wanted to make so that we could include customs from both groups. It really felt like the wedding was tailor made for us.

On the day, the room and reception area were beautiful, the food was exquisite, and the staff could not have done more to make our guests happy. All our guests commented on the food, the wine, the cocktails the beautiful bedrooms, and the friendly staff. It is a real gift to have been able to make us feel like our wedding was unique and special despite the fact that they do lots of weddings every weekend. It is this mix of experience, exceptional customer service and a homely feel that made our wedding day perfect. I would highly recommend the Westwood to anyone getting married."

Shirley & Xavier

"We held our wedding and reception at the Westwood Hotel on October 31st. Many of our friends had recommended the hotel as a top class wedding venue and they weren't wrong. From the first day we met with David and his team we knew we had made the right decision.

From start to finish the attention to detail and level of service provided by every member of staff we encountered was amazing. They looked after every little detail so that we could relax and enjoy our day, confident that everything would go exactly as planned.

We dined in the bar the night before the wedding as a group and had family breakfast the morning of the wedding, each time the service was fast, menu selection was varied and food was so tasty. As for the wedding menu, our friends and family are still telling us what a fabulous meal it was and we have to agree. We had been to the hotel a few weeks prior to the wedding to taste our selected menu but on the day the meal exceeded our expectations, it was simply fantastic.

We cannot complement the Westwood highly enough for making our day as special as it was and will cherish our memories for years to come.

Thanks again to David and all the team"

Claire & Billy

"Hi Dave

Huge apologies for not getting back to you sooner. Myself and Ollie would like to thank you and your wonderful staff for everything you done for us on our wedding day. The food was absolutely outstanding and to this day we still have people talking about how fabulous it was. The service was second to none and we couldn't have asked for anything more.

Your kindness to both myself and Ollie and that shown to our guests will never be forgotten and your hotel will be highly recommended by us in the future. Some of our friends have already been asking about the hotel and considering it for their wedding. Finally we sincerely thank you for all your help and kindness given to us and making our day so special. With any of our requests, nothing was ever a problem.

Huge Thank You"

Aoife and Ollie Nolan

"Dear David & All the staff at The Westwood,

A little note as we appreciate and Thank you for making our wedding say very memorable. My husband and I got married on the 21st of September 2103 we had our wedding reception at the Westwood. From the first day we stepped inside the doors of the Westwood, the service and hospitality and consistency we received was second to none. We cannot praise the hotel enough. We would like to thank David and his fantastic team for supporting and helping us co-ordinate our wedding reception and all the work they done in the background. We would like to thank them for their professionalism and attention to detail which was impeccable.

On our wedding day everything went so smoothly we were very happy with our beautiful and amazing reception room, the service, the food and evening buffet our family and friends are still raving about the food and service and wine they received on the day it was amazing and top class. It was lovely to hear the great stories from our guests after our honeymoon about the Westwood Hotel. My husband & I were delighted to hear this. We would also like to thank Donna & staff at reception who were fantastic dealing with our guests when booking their accommodation and throughout our wedding day. On the day before the wedding I met with David I arrived in with my bits for the next day and a big bag of lovely autumn leaves for the Candelabra’s It was a personal touch we wanted to add to the room. When I arrived the next day I was delighted at how well the candelabras were decorated for me. It was very much appreciated Thank you .

In saying that I would also like to thank the Westwood florist The Art of Blooming for doing the room so beautifully for us and to my florist Clare Lawless from Clare's flowers Ballinalsoe for the most beautiful autumn leaves for the candlebra's . We availed of the live guest link which the Westwood had my friend in Dubai was able to share in our special day and could see us on the guest link which was amazing. We look forward to visiting the Westwood House Hotel in the future. Many Thanks"

Niall & Carolyn Gannon

"Hi Guys,

Apologies for the delay in the thank you but today is the first day that the celebrations have died down since the big day on the 31st May 2013 and from the bottom of both myself and Martins hearts, we want to thank all of ye for the role ye played in our special day. Everyone kept saying to us, what great a job we did for organising a wedding from Oz but none of it would have been possible if it wasn't your contribution to the big day. Your professionalism and kindness will always be remembered and believe me ye will be getting alot of business from the Connemara gang, never mind our friends from Oz.

Dave and the gang in the Westwood, I can’t say enough about how much you and your staff went above and beyond to listen to my crazy requests in having Baywatch theme song played for our reception song to serving us the most delicious meal and having to handle the residence bar folk. My relatives who stayed in the run up to the wedding has now decided that will not be staying in the home house anymore when she visits, she is staying with Dave and the gang in the Westwood, cause they catered for her every need and want. She also has alot of rich Texas oil merchants who she will be sending you her way.

In Puerto Rico at the moment so won’t be boring ye too much with the details but once again, I just want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts to making the 31st May 2013 one of the best days of our lives and for the part ye played. Thanks again for everything, it was such a fabulous day all around and ye were so terrific to work with."

Linda and Martin

"Dave & Staff at The Westwood,

Just a quick note to thank you all sincerely for the great service at our Wedding celebration. Everything was first class – from the layout of the room, the food, service – everything! The Westwood was always out number one choice and it definitely lived up to all our expectations.

From our first meeting with you Dave we knew we were in good hands, you are a true professional and excellent at your job, backed by an excellent team. Wishing everyone at the Westwood every success in the future. Ye all do an excellent job, keep it up! ‘Galway’s Premier Wedding Venue’!

Thank you all again. With Love & Best Wishes."

Brendan & Patricia Dunne

"To David & All the Staff at the Westwood!

Just a little note to say thank you all so much for making our wedding day such a memorable occasion. From the day we booked your venue the service and attention we received was second to none. No matter what strange requests, suggestions or requirements we had, you and your team carried them out without hesitation!

On the day itself both ourselves and our guests were delighted with the food, the atmosphere and the service and there is already talk of a reunion, next New Year’s Eve in Galway, by the Tipperary Mob!!

Thanks again for all your help in planning our wedding day and on the day itself and we would have no hesitation recommending your hotel!"

Adrienne & Eamonn O’ Flynn

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"Dave & Team we just want to say a big thank you to the Westwood hotel for making our wedding day on the 17th of August such a memorable day. From when we met Therese she put our mind at ease and was so relaxed and organised we knew that was where we would have our wedding reception.

On the lead up to the wedding we met both Therese and Dave at different times and they had every detail covered, even things we wouldn't have thought of! The compliments we have received from our guests about the service and food have been never ending. When we went for our food tasting, Donna looked after us and nothing was any trouble. The food was gorgeous that night and was equally as good on the day of the wedding. I even commented on how big the portions were and was assured that they would be the same on the wedding day. I don't think anyone would be able for seconds after a dinner at the Westwood!

I want to thank all of the staff that looked after us on the day and also at the after party the following evening. They were so friendly and accommodated everything we asked for. We would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending this hotel to our family and friends for weddings or any other occasion. Thanks again."

Jamie and Máire Dooley

"Dave & Team,

On behalf of my husband and I, we would like to thank all the staff at the Westwood but in particular to you Dave and Therese for the care we were given leading up to and on the day of our wedding. It was truly the best day of our lives and made so much more special by all the staff at the Westwood. We couldn't praise hotel high enough. The service and the food were top class, we still have people commenting on it. Just at the weekend one of the guests told us of the fabulous Vegetarian option she was given. Everything went like clock-work (even though we arrived earlier than expected, the hotel was prepared). We cannot wait for our friends wedding in the Westwood next August. We couldn't have picked a better venue.

Thanks again for making our day so magical. The best move we made when planning our wedding was booking the Westwood, and we will continue to praise and recommend it to every couple planning their wedding."

Teresa & Máirtín McDonagh

"Dear Dave and Staff,

My wife and I would like to thank you most sincerely for overseeing our wedding on June 30th 2012 in your establishment. When we met you 10 months previously we felt great warmth from you and your staff as you  made us feel confident with your professionalism and in your experience.

Throughout the time leading up to our wedding and with all that that involved and the fact so many guests were travelling from all over Ireland, England, Holland, Germany and Australia we were uncertain of numbers till the last week and worried there may not have been enough rooms for them. However, your advice, predictions and patience took a massive weight off our shoulders and we could concentrate on other matters.

All the way up the last day yourself, Dagmara, Sharon and Ciara were there to take every phone call, every email and every visit to answer our questions and put our minds at ease. We can understand why The Westwood House Hotel is highly recommended by all who visit there.

When we did our tasting I was a little pessimistic that the consistency would dip on the wedding night with the high volume of guests but they were to be proved unfounded. All of our guests were highly satisfied with the meal and service of the dinner staff. The amount of people who commented on the endlessness of the food was an excellent standard to have met.

Our guests were delighted with the hotels seating area options while they waited for us to return from the photo shoot. From the lobby to the bar to the corridors to the outside seating ensuring great freedom for all to mingle and relax.

The fact that you greeted us on our arrival added a little sparkle to our day also. From the Friday to the Monday we had over 70 rooms booked in total and we know for certain that everybody was very happy with their rooms and the entire hotel. The wedding night was just brilliant for my wife and I to unwind and enjoy our day knowing you guys were working hard behind the scenes to make sure we felt that way.

The day after our wedding was such a delight for us as you had taken secure possession of all our gifts giving us piece of mind, our bill was set out in an manner that was easy to understand and your staff were as polite and friendly as they had been throughout our whole experience of dealing with the Westwood House Hotel.

Our wedding day had many facets to it and with so many playing a part to see all ran smoothly we have no doubt yours was the toughest task which was carried out in a professional and caring manner. We are very grateful to you all and remain indebted to you."

Mr & Mrs M O’Brien

"Dear David,

Now that we have all fully recovered I thought I should drop you a line to again thank you and your colleagues for the wonderful attention to detail, courtesy and helpfulness shown by all your staff on the occasion of Michelle and Jan-Michel’s wedding reception (14th July).

The reception and the meal were just perfect and attracted many compliments – all courses, all choices. There have been many many compliments by guests that attended. The late lunch the following day was a special treat!"

Mark Lynch – Father of the Bride

"To Therese and all the staff at the Westwood,

My husband Adrian and I got married on the 30th of March 2012. Everyone is still talking about it, how the food, staff and venue were fantastic. Everything was perfect for us on the day. Thanks Therese for making us feel so at ease on the lead up to the big day. All the staff was so welcoming and friendly. We will be recommending The Westwood Hotel to all our friends who are planning to get married in the future and also use the hotel ourselves for future events we may have."

Thanks from Nicola and Adrian Mullaney

"We held our wedding reception here on 21st April & the staff ensured our day was perfect! All our guests commented on the quality of the food & dinner service & those that stayed the night said the rooms were very comfortable.

We want to thank Dave & Therese in particular for their hard work, they thought of everything so that we didn't have to! We will definitely be recommending this hotel to family & friends."

Aoife Carter & Hubby

"Having worked in the hospitality industry for over 20 years, and being a "foodie" I was quite fussy about our wedding venue.

From the moment we walked into the Westwood Hotel we were sold. Every aspect of the weekend was arranged for us, and everything was just perfect. I could fault nothing, rooms, staff, food, helping with other arrangements for the day, all above and beyond my expectations. The canapés on arrival were super, the food and wine at the dinner were fabulous & extremely plentiful. The day after the wedding we had a post wedding party and again the food provided was perfect for the occasion. We are delighted that we selected The Westwood to hold our wedding reception, and would like to thank Dave, Diane and all the staff for everything they did for us.

Before we saw the Westwood, we had heard good thing about it..... now after getting married there last weekend I can confirm that everything we had heard was true... and so much more!!!! From the friendliness and professionalism of the staff to the quality of the food to the overall experience of the weekend, many thanks to Therese, David, Dagmara, Donna, Sharon, Pat, and all the other staff too many to name, everyone of the guests at the wedding have said that they were blown away by what I can only call the "Westwood Experience". I have travelled a lot and stayed in a lot of hotels and the Westwood is on a par if not a step above all the others. Once again thanks all and I can DEFINATELY say that we will be staying there again sometime soon!"

Orla & Tommy

" wedding I've ever been to...

We were at this hotel for my cousins wedding and what a fantastic hotel!! The wedding reception was probably the best I have ever been to, The hotel is lovely, the food was fantastic, the service outstanding!!! We stayed for two nights so the evening after the wedding we were booked in on a dinner bed and breakfast rate I have never seen so much food the only negative was we were too full to eat it all and we were still to full for breakfast the following morning!!"

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