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Shirley Arms Hotel

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

been staying in carrickmacross for fishing holiday for 16years always go to Shirley arms for a couple of meals never lets us down great food and service with friendly staff recommend will be there in 2017

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Thank gribbons02
New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint hotel right on the main road in town. Great bar and restaurant inside where the staff was very friendly. So many cute places to walk to in town. It's a wonderful place to visit with a warm, hospitable feel.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel in October for a music weekend. Staff were very helpful - in particular Deborah on reception who couldn't do enough for us. After a long journey we were thrilled to arrive somewhere so welcoming. We will definitely return, Pauline, Kitty & Teresa

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Thank paulinewims
Clane, Ireland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lovely attentive staff, clean comfortable and up to date bedrooms, excellent location in te heart of carrickmacross with free parking and excellent Wi-Fi...can't fault this hotel... from location to the bar and restaurant, well worth a visit

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Arlington, Virginia
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47 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great hotel, restaurant and bar in this lovely town. Room was very comfortable, staff was great, restaurant was superb with a terrific, varied menu, and adjoining bar was cozy and friendly. Great stay!

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Thank JiminVA
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

From the minute we arrived in the Shirley Arms Hotel until we left we had nothing but pleasant experiences ! The parking was very convenient , with good sized spaces. The staff were both friendly and professional;we really had the feeling that our comfort and convenience was important to them . The public areas were tastefully decorated, comfortable, and very... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel with historic front and bedrooms and restaurant in modern extension at the back. Very friendly service, and good size clean and modern rooms. It was very warm while I was there and air conditioning would have made the night more comfortable. Nice breakfast with small buffet. I had lovely French toast and fresh fruit. Would definitely stay... More 

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Thank Catherine C
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We would like to thank the staff and management of the Shirley Arms hotel for the fantastic night we had celebrating our mothers 80th birthday party. They put alot of effort into preparing the function room with decorations and balloons,food and service was 5 star. We would have no hesitation in recommending Shirley arms hotel to anybody. Thanks again Mary... More 

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Thank pvaughan2016
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed and dined at the Shirley Arms on a short business trip from the UK. The parking for us was very easy outside the front of the hotel, the reception staff were welcoming and helpful, allocating contemporary rooms that were large, clean and well furnished. We ate in the bar, but chose food from the dining room menu which... More 

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Thank Graham N
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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Since the town was by-passed, I rarely veer off the N2 when going to / coming from Dublin. Decided to make a stop this time as a change from the usual stops looking for some food and a wee rest. The Shirley Arms, while very busy on this Saturday evening, provided a comfortable, clean and relaxing short stop. Seriously, the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shirley Arms Hotel is just an hour's drive from Dublin and Belfast, centrally located in the busy market town of Carrickmacross famous for its lace and where Patrick Kavanagh penned his famous poetry. If you are touring or on business, fancy a game of golf or just seeking a place to relax, the 4* Shirley Arms Hotel provides the perfect haven for lesiure or business traveller. The Shirley Arms offers something for everyone throughout the day and evening. From early morning we serve freshly brewed coffee, baked scones, pastries and traditional Full Irish Breakfast. Roast Carvery is served daily. In the afternoons the popular Shirley Grill Menu offers a wide and varied menu in luxurious surroundings, it is the perfect place to relax, wind down, meet friends and soak in the atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shirley Arms Hotel

Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Monaghan > Carrickmacross
Price Range: €117 - €142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Arms Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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