Where to begin? We just had the most fantastic, wonderful and special wedding at Parknasilla. It was everything we could have wished for - and more - we are still talking about it and reliving it and we will for years to come.
The attention you gave us Marie from the very start of our preparations was brilliant and second to none. You made everything we wanted happen - like a fairy wedding Godmother! From the Brooklyn beers, to the subsidised bar, to the sweetie table, to setting up the photographs, to sorting out my nails and bringing me fizz, to organising the dinner on the night, to the tea and cake on the , to delivering the welcome bags, to driving to Sneem to sort Simon's Dad's jacket out... we could go on... you just made it all happen.
The staff at Parknasilla are just fantastic - nothing was too much trouble, we were looked after so well - from making sure we could have tables to eat at in the bar on the night, to essentially letting us have the run of The Shaw Lounge from the for the whole weekend, to attending to our every whim. You have a very impressive, warm, welcoming and competent team at Parknasilla. You are in a different league entirely.
The food was fantastic. The canapés were in abundance and people have mentioned them to us since. The topping up of wine was spot on. The meal was delicious and I am still thinking about that ham roll with the cheese and chutney...
And the icing on the top of the cake was how much our guests just loved it. We have been told by countless different people how brilliant the staff were, how delicious the food was (that basil ice-cream won't be forgotten in a hurry) how wonderful the setting was, how beautiful the hotel was - our guests could not speak more highly of our wedding (if there is ever to be a wedding competition, we would easily win!). A fair few people have fallen in love with the place so you may well see some of our guests again! It is testament to how simply incredible the hotel, you and your staff were.
The 19th of December 2015 is a date that will always be in our memory not just because of our wedding but the entire experience at Parknasilla. From the moment we met with Keara a few months previous and the team at Parknasilla I knew this was the venue. Everything from the preparatory work prior to the wedding to the day itself was a breeze thanks to Keara and the team. The weekend of the wedding had everyone wanting to go back! The setting, service and overall friendliness of the staff was 5 star and exceeds what I had expected. Food and bar service was excellent. Staff were all amazing and so attentive. It's the little things that really make a difference like the great characters that work there and even the in house Robin( real!) provided great festive atmosphere for the time of year. George Bernard Shaw referred to Parknasilla as "..a dream world" and you never want it to end.
To really understand the magic of this place you really need to experience it. Thanks to all the team at Parknasilla for making our day and weekend so memorable.
We had our reception there in June 2015 and cannot recommend Parknasilla highly enough.
The venue is absolutely stunning, the staff so accommodating and the food exceptional.
We live abroad and most of our planning was done via email but Keara was totally on it, she made all the wedding planning so easy effortless and stress free! Our Canadian guests absolutely loved the entire experience, from the grounds, to the golf to the people.
A huge thanks to Keara and all the staff there for such a fabulous day. Simply put its hard to beat Parknasilla, It's a world class establishment and we can't wait to go back this summer to reminisce on the phenomenal day we had.
We got married at the Parknasilla in August of 14. Simply put it is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The setting was magnificent and the staff was impeccable. Marie McDonnell arranged everything down to the smallest detail and the day went beautifully. We cannot recommend it enough!
We had our wedding reception at Parknasilla hotel on the 24th May 2014. Our wedding day was perfect in every way and it was mainly down to Parknasilla, I have never heard so many fabulous things said about a hotel from all our guests, they are still dreaming about this hotel.
The service we got was exceptional, from out first enquiry to the day we were husband and wife, we were treated like royalty. All of the staff were so obliging, all our requests were met, we were offered assistance at every point of the planning for our big day. Their experience and expertise is second to none and I could not recommend them more highly, if you are looking for that special place to have your Wedding reception.
A huge thank you to each person who assisted us in every way possible, they are truly professional. I wouldn't pick any other venue in Ireland as Parknasilla is truly amazing.
We got married in Parknasilla in 2013. From the planning process to the day itself it was such a wonderful experience. Marie the wedding co-ordinater offered a vast amount of experience and advice for our big day. The minute we saw the venue we fell in love with it. The beautiful warm fires and cosy atmosphere offered an ideal ambience for our wedding day. The meal on the day was outstanding and staff could not do enough to make the guests feel welcome. We stayed in the beautiful penthouse suite which was absolutely fabulous. The following day we organised a meal for those who were staying two nights Padraic could not have organised it better. Our only regret is that we can't do it all over again. Parknasilla offers everything and more that any prospective bride and groom could dream of. Thanks guys for a fabulous day. Love, Gerardine and Sean
We wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone in Parknasilla for the wonderful day and indeed weekend they helped us to create in this most magical venue. The food was absolutely amazing and it was great to have advice on what meats and vegetables were seasonal and local so we weren’t relying on farmed fish. The staff were fantastic and willing to accommodate all of our traditions and wishes including cutting out a giant heart at the entrance and climbing through it, a wishing tree, and so much more. Having the whole hotel to ourselves the day of the wedding made it such a special time for everyone as though it really was our place for that time. The place is so beautiful-both the location and the beautiful rooms and dining rooms. It was wonderful to have all the different rooms for people who wanted to dance, chat or look at pictures and reminisce.
Just wanted to drop you an email to say thank you again for everything for our wedding. We had the most amazing day and our guests can't stop talking about how great Parknasilla was and particularly how lovely and helpful and friendly everyone working there was, they have been singing everyone's praises!!
Thank you Marie, Peter and all the staff at Parknasilla for the amazing hospitality and excellent service you showed us and all our guests at our wedding in March.
Ourselves, our families and guests had a fantastic weekend, we honestly cannot fault anything – we had so many compliments about the food and service, everyone went above and beyond to make sure we were looked after perfectly.
Thank you so, so much – we look forward to seeing you all soon!!
We celebrated our wedding in Parknasilla in September of this year and we couldn’t have picked a better venue. Everything from the idyllic setting of the historic hotel, the charming and helpful staff, the beautiful bedrooms with picturesque views, the very modern and impressive leisure facilities to the world class food were faultless and unforgettable!
We had the best weekend of our lives and for that we thank all the management and staff of Parknasilla for extending such a warm welcome and making us feel so relaxed in the knowledge that nothing would be less that perfect on their watch.
We were both absolutely delighted with how everything turned out. Both really had a fantastic and truly memorable day - a huge thank you to all of the team at Parknasilla.
The service was fantastic - really friendly, genuine and professional, a unique and special combination.
The relationship with the hotel is a key part of enjoying a wedding planning and the day itself. Thank you for making this such a positive part of the wedding experience.
Parknasilla not only gave us a stunning location for our wedding; it was the hospitality and interest by all the staff that made it such a wonderful day. Having looked at many other options Parknasilla was the first venue that worked with real enthusiasm at providing what we wanted. Every member of staff genuinely went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed every minute of our day. The personal touch, friendliness, highest quality food and excellent service went far beyond what we expected. We were made to feel not like a customer but a welcome guest. We look forward to visiting Parknasilla every year since our wedding.....
…to describe the whole experience as superb from start to finish is an understatement. The accommodation, the service and the food were equal to the extraordinarily good weather we were fortunate to have for the week of our wedding. The location and grounds are world class (particularly on a sunny day), and it was the ideal place to unwind for the few days either side of the wedding. The hotel management and staff personified 5 star service. The food was equal to the beautiful dining room where the party started, and the bar kept pace with the reveling beyond dawn on the Friday morning.
Needless to say I can’t recommend Parknasilla enough for a wedding……..Magic!!
Thank you so very much for making our wedding so perfect. Parknasilla is very special to us both, we came here on our first anniversary 9 years ago, we got engaged here and we were so thrilled to have our wedding amazing decoration to the fabulous food and the fantastic staff. Our wedding guests still talk of how great the here. The day was perfect, from the day was!
Thank you for helping to make our wedding such a wonderful occasion. All of you were so kind during the whole weekend – lots of people commented on how great the staff were and how beautiful the venue is. Marie, you were a dream to work with and made it all very stress free and enjoyable – just as it should be!!
It was honestly the best weekend of our lives thanks to all the team at Parknasilla. You made our wedding one that was perfect!
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