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Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We stayed for 3 days and were met by a very helpful member of staff who gave us some good info on places to see while we were in Sligo. All of this info proved to be very helpful with some brilliant views in all the places we went to. We had booked B&B and evening meal which was delicious....

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BWSligo, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Dear Fran-Maria, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with fellow trip advisor users, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and have taken on board your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back to the BEST WESTERN Sligo Southern Hotel & Leisure Centre when your next up in the north west Kindest regards...

belfast
Reviewed 16 June 2014

went here for a solo relaxing break staff were very friendly and helpful had booked a room at front as asthmatic and fresh air very important.. when i arrived i had been given a room looking onto a courtyard with poor air quality this was handled very well and i was immediately given a room facing onto the front with...

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BWSligo, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Dear MRSFATTYBelfast, Thank you for your kind comments and taking the time to offer your feedback, we look forward to welcoming yourself and you husband back in July See you soon Regards T. Henry

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Had a wonderfull week-end stay in this lovely old Sligo hotel with my extended family and friends (35 persons,ranging in age from under 2 to over 70) Emily and her staff met all our requirements in the most helpful and friendly manner.Rooms ,food and amenities were excellent.Highly recommended,

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BWSligo, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Dear adrian b, Thank you for your kind comments, we are delighted you and your extended family enjoyed your break at the BEST WESTERN Sligo Southern Hotel & Leisure Centre. We loved having you and look foward to welcoming you all back again in the near future Regards T. Henry

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2014

My partner and I stayed here with some friends as part of a tour of ROI. First impressions of the hotel were good, the check in was easy and although we arrived earlier than the 3pm check in time our room was ready. The hotel has its own free car park. We stayed for 1 night only and was put...

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BWSligo, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Dear Leanne H, Thank you for your feedback, we really appreciate you taking the time to post your comments, we did have problems with our wifi but have employed a new company and it has been rectified. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too distant future Regards T. Henry

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Myself, my wife and our two children stayed for the last 6 nights. We found the accommodation really good value and the staff incredibly friendly and helpful. The location is great for the many excellent restaurants and bars in Sligo and just a few minutes drive from both Rosses Point and Strandhill Golf clubs - both must plays if you...

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BWSligo, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Dear Tony L, Thank you kindly for your feedback it is greatly appreciated and we are delighted yourself and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the BEST WESTERN Sligo Southern Hotel in the near future Regards T. Henry

Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 5 June 2014

living in sligo, we decided to go here for some food on the June bank holiday Sunday, we had to wait 1 and 15 mins for food!!One bar man was on, doing the drinks and food with a bar full of people and a coach full of people arrived in. we ended up cancelling our starters because we were waiting...

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BWSligo, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Dear linda S, Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback, we do apologise for the service on the day, and rest assured this is not the norm. We have taken your comments on board and the matter has been addressed and procedures put in place Regards T. Henry

Hickory, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed the night spent here. I was a bit dismayed when I saw the "Best Western", thinking "Oh no. Not an American style hotel." But was pleasantly surprised by the ambiance. The lobby and public areas reminded me of the Victorian era. The room was spacious, clean, warm, well stocked with tea and coffee. We ate dinner there that...

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BWSligo, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Dear Carol B, Thank you so much for taking the time to offer feedback on the BEST WESTERN Sligo Southern Hotel & Leisure Centre, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel when your next in Ireland Regards T. Henry

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2014

A lovely hotel with very helpful staff. I left my swimsuit in the leisure club and it was posted on to me when it was found. The room and bed were very comfortable and food excellent. Fully recommended

Review collected in partnership with Best Western
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BWSligo, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn O, Thank you for your kind comments, we really appreciate the feedback We look forward to welcoming you back to the BEST WESTERN Sligo Southern Hotel & Leisure Centre in the near future Regards T. Henry

co. kildare
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Three friends and I visited Sligo for the town's Bridge Congress but were too late to book in to the Radisson Blu where the event was being held. The Best Western is in a great location beside the train station and looks lovely from the outside so we decided to spend the weekend there. The decor of the large reception...

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Frenchburg, Kentucky
Reviewed 26 May 2014

This hotel is right in town. You do have to climb up stairs to get to the lobby. The lobby and bar area is beautiful with wood trim and painted ceilings. The lift was very small, sign read it could hold 4 people but it was full with just me, my husband and our luggage. The room was on the...

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BWSligo, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Dear Tyme4relaxing, Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback, with regard to our complimentary wifi you have to log in each time, when you leave one area to go to another you have to re log in, and we are sorry if this wasn't explained properly. With regard to the heating in your room, the heat can...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Great Southern Hotel Sligo is a family owned and operated hotel that has been a major player in the hospitality business in Sligo for over 20 years. We subtly blend the elegance and intimacy of a more gracious age, with the best of modern comforts. Accommodation comprises of 98 well appointed bedrooms all ensuite, with direct dial telephone, multi-channel television, hair dryer and, tea and coffee making facilities. Kick start your day with a hearty hot breakfast from the large breakfast buffet. We serve an appetising bar menu through out the day, from gourmet sandwiches and traditional Atlantic chowder to mouth-watering main courses all of which is very popular with locals, our Garden Room restaurant offers an extensive menu each evening using fresh produce sources from local suppliers. We also serve a variety of pastries, scones and finger sandwiches which can be enjoyed throughout the day beside an open fires in our lobbies The award winning leisure centre boasts a 13 metre swimming pool, a children's pool, sauna, steam room and a fully air conditioned gym. Great Southern Hotel Sligo can cater for a wide variety of group sizes with their range of conference suites, allowing for meetings and seminars of different scales to take place. Sligo, home to the infamous poet and playwright WB Yeats offers a wide range of amenities from the 340 seat Hawks Well theatre which hosts a diverse programme of arts and entertainments to the 12 screen multiplex Gaiety Cinema. We have it all, riverside cafes, museums, art galleries, shopping centres and within a 5 mile radius you have a choice of beaches, links golf courses, woodland walks and scenery renowned internationally. For our active clientele there is a fitness trail freely available in Sligo Town. Follow the river to the entrance of Lough Gill and along the way avail of an outside gym and a woodland walk, all within walking distance of the hotel and Hazelwood Forest Walk is just 3 kilometres outside Sligo on the shores of Lough Gill, follow the nature trail, enjoy lake views, picnic areas and unique wooden sculptures. The Great Southern Hotel Sligo & Leisure Centre offers a variety of holidays to suit all tastes, activity breaks include surfing, stand up paddle boarding, golfing and walking to name but a few, theatre breaks, over 50's and family holidays are also on offer all year round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Southern Hotel Sligo

Address: Strandhill Road | Sligo Town Centre, Sligo, Ireland (Formerly Great Southern Hotel Sligo)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Sligo > Sligo
Price Range: $91 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Southern Hotel Sligo 3*
Number of rooms: 96
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