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    Shearwater Hotel

    Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$99
          US$100
          US$100
          Traveller (90)
          Room & Suite (37)
          Dining (7)
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          Overview
          • Excellent43%
          • Very good30%
          • Average14%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible5%
          Travellers talk about
          “family suite” (16 reviews)
          “lovely hotel” (47 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Multilingual Staff
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Babysitting
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 751 reviews

          Reviewed yesterday

          Spent one night in this hotel, while the rooms are large and comfortable, they lack any charm, the room didn't feel as clean as it should. The Hotel is very modern, busy and has no character, the car park is located underground and is horrible,...More

          Thank DMD4
          Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

          couples SPA experience, Myself and my partner usually go for a massage /SPA break once a month, so I came across what appeared to be a great deal on Groupon , neck , shoulders and back massage with full use of the "facilities" here is...More

          Thank mirandafitz085
          Response from Michael H, General Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 4 days ago

          Dear Miranda, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am glad that you found your massage and the therapist who looked after you to be top notch. I am disappointed that you were unimpressed with the facilities of the hotel...a...More

          Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

          Myself and my husband stayed here for 1 nite for our wedding anniversary. We had our wedding reception here 5 years ago and I'm glad to see the standards are just as high 5 years later. Staff couldn't do enough for us from the warm...More

          Thank Deirdre M
          Response from Michael H, General Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 4 days ago

          Hi Deirdre, Wow what a great review. We are delighted you came back to the "Scene of the crime"! I think I spoke with you over the weekend and all I can say its easy to be nice to nice people. Thanks you for the...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          From start to finish a really good experience, great atmosphere, really friendly! Service is second to none, from moment we entered hotel where made to feel welcome and all staff from reception, bar and restaurant extremely helpful, rooms are probably one of the best I...More

          Thank Ventillenpimp
          Response from Michael H, General Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Ventillenpimp, What can we say. What a great review. We are very grateful. Perhaps we might see you again on this evidence. Kind regards Michael

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Stayed here for one night. Room was spacious with kind size bed which was really comfortable. Used the leisure centre was great and pool was a great size and was quite warm. Also had sauna steam room and jacuzzi. Staff also very friendly throughout the...More

          Thank Guest1978
          Response from Michael H, General Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 1 week ago

          dear Guest1978, What a great review. We cant thank you enough. A big "go raith maith agat" from all the team.. Michael

          Gullane's Hotel & Conference Centre
          130 reviews
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          Athlone Springs Hotel
          903 reviews
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$65 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 104
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Ireland >
          • Western Ireland >
          • Province of Connacht >
          • County Galway >
          • Ballinasloe
          • Also Known As
          • Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe ,
          • Hotel Carlton Shearwater ,
          • Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe, County Galway
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          Traveller (90)
          Room & Suite (37)
          Dining (7)
          Pool & Beach (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (37)
          Bathroom (15)
          Nearby
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          .51 km away
           
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          Nearby Attractions
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          dianewren
          Anyone know how far away from a town pubs etc
          5 November 2016|
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          Response from Michael H | Property representative |
          The town Center is only a 2 Minute walk from the hotel
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          Nl94
          Is there any bars, restaurants etc within walking distance?
          11 September 2016|
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          Response from jennymurph1234 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes old pubs but not really any restaurants
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          Paige P
          Hi was wondering how much the spa treatments are and if anyone knows how much a back massage would be ? thanks
          24 February 2015|
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          Response from Ashley S | Reviewed this property |
          They had some good deals like two treatments for 60 like massage then nails you can mix and match.
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          Room Tips
          "Sundays are very busy music and dance nights make sure you ask for a quiet room."
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          "All I can say is that our room was fabulous !"
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          "Would definitely recommend upgrading to a suite"
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          "make your needs known when booking a room."
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