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Shirley Arms Hotel

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Room was nicely decorated and spacious but bring earplugs with you! Breakfast was nice enough. Some of the staff were standoff ish so not very welcoming, even at reception. Needless to say wont be back.

1 Thank Col o
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93 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Very nice modern hotel in town centre. Big rooms. Lovely bathroom with plenty of towels, shampoo, etc. Spotlessly clean. Good bar with great bar food. Would recommend this hotel. We attended a birthday party in one of the function rooms - a great room for a party.

Thank gubnait
Strabane United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

The Shirley Arms is a great hotel. I always use TripAdvisor before I book a hotel so apart from once they have all been very good but the Shirley Arms was better than most The hotel is very old but the bedrooms which are huge were built in 2008 as part of an extension to the back. There is plenty... More 

Thank visittyrone
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

this hotel is absolutely fabulous along with all the staff. We stayed for 4 nights for a wedding, we arrived with a hungry 2 year old relatively late on a very busy Saturday night, the receptionist went above and beyond to get us a table and succeeded. Once we went up to the room, which was a fantastic size for... More 

Thank JerseyUktraveller
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

I write this review as I lie in bed at 12.15pm, listening to a guy on a guitar as loud as he's sat on the end of the bed. The hotel is lovely. Friendly staff, good service and our room was very spacious. Queen bed with sofa area, 2 TV's, bath, desk and dressing table. All lovely you'd imagine. That... More 

2 Thank Adam F
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We booked into our room 8th /9th may 2015,our room looked clean don't ever go by what a room looks like think the cleaning staff are in very short supply in this hotel our room needed a good clean dust on headboard,skirting boards on entering the bathroom we noticed pubic hair on the floor totally unacceptable.Paint on wall very badly... More 

4 Thank 167mod
Belfast, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

We stayed in the Shirley arms en route from western Ireland, The hotel is very modern, clean and has extremely friendly staff. the food in the restaurant was fantastic, we had the set menu for 30 euro, great choice, generous portions, and service to match. Breakfast in the morning was of similar quality and quantity. this was our first visit... More 

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37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I love going to Shirleys for food in the bar or restaurant, food is fab, staff are always friendly. Great atmosphere in the lounge, specially when there's music on. We always meet up for girly lunches.

Thank Rikib
Dublin, Ireland
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199 reviews
80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We received a voucher as a gift so visited this hotel for a meal recently. We decided to eat in the bar and found a lovely comfortable table at one end where we had a good view of the comings and goings of the hotel. There was a good buzz about with lots of people eating. I ordered the chicken... More 

Thank mollieNorthEast
Fayence, France
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Super hotel at the bottom of the Main Street - staff very pleasant and the hotel clean and fresh. Bedrooms spacious and comfortable - would recommend this hotel. We stayed for just the one night and all the staff were helpful. Excellent breakfast and easy check-in and check-out process.

Thank Marcassins

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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
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Babysitting
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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