The Erris Coast Hotel celebrates 1st Birthday - Visit North Mayo

This weekend is a very special one for the people of Geesala in North Mayo as the Erris Coast Hotel prepares to celebrate its 1st birthday.

Owned by John Joyce and Michael Coyle, the Erris Coast Hotel in Geesala is located in one of Mayo’s most scenic and beautiful seaside villages only 15 minutes from Belmullet and 10 minutes from Bangor Erris. The hotel encompasses 31 stylish bedrooms, the Millington Bar, the Nephin Restaurant and the stunning Shore View Wedding Suite. The opening of this hotel on the 12th November 2021 provided a major tourism, economic, and employment boost for North Mayo. In what can only be described as truly heart-warming, the family run Erris Coast Hotel is a story of a personal and family investment in not only a hotel, but an area. “By the locals, for the locals!”

Speaking of their 1st Anniversary, Marie McGarvey, General Manager at the Erris Coast Hotel, said: “The whole team are very excited to celebrate our 1st year anniversary. The Erris Coast Hotel is all about creating an environment where everyone feels the warmth of coming home”. “We are proud to have extended our genuine service and hospitality to our guests over the past year. We have seen great achievements and created many memorable moments and look forward to many more milestones together”. 

Birthday celebrations starting this Saturday

With celebrations kicking off on Saturday, 12th November, they are inviting everyone in the area to come along and celebrate their 1st anniversary with them. Enjoy prosecco and nibbles together with a host of traditional musical performances showcasing many local talents including: Michael S Togher & Clodagh, Michael John Ruddy, Laura & Barry. They also have the official debut album launch of local trad rock group Trad Lib.

As part of this weekends celebrations they also have a fantastic 1st birthday sale with rooms available from only €79B&B. Next week, they will also have a fantastic competition running alongside Mayo North Tourism. Follow the Erris Coast Hotel and Mayo North Tourism social channels for further details.

A bright future at the Erris Coast Hotel

Marie added “We wish to thank all of our guests and team members for their immense contribution to our success and we know there is more to come. There are lots of exciting plans at the hotel for 2023 and beyond”. The team at the hotel want to continue to build on their stellar reputation with the local community. In their first year, they have also been thriving as a staycation destination for both families and couples and what to continue to grow this market, as well as increase their focus on the International market.

On behalf of Mayo North Tourism we wish to congratulate the team at the Erris Coast Hotel on their success to date. Mayo North Tourism are very much looking forward to working collaboratively with the Erris Coast Hotel and all stakeholders in promoting the beautiful north Mayo region as a year-round tourism destination in an ethical, sustainable manner, to best benefit the region and its people.

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