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Reviewed 7 December 2015

First time visitor recently beautiful hotel lovely food and good helpful staff was just passing and called in for dinner would definitely go back , think it would be beautiful hotel for a wedding reception

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Visited here on Sunday night (6th Dec) for something to eat. After ordering drinks from the pleasant and efficient barman requested menu. Requested a gluten free option... Server unsure ... Would check with chef. Returned ten minutes later with one option ONLY... Asked about other options... NO.. Nothing else....even to the point of "no rice.. Mash or chips" We declined...

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1Thank Priority3333
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in shearwater hotel the end of November everything about our stay was excellent. The staff were friendly and helpful the food was first class and the rooms very comfortable thanks to Liam and his staff for a great weekend

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Mountmellick
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Very helpful staff,food was fabulous super presentation.pool was spacious steam room was not working which was disappointing but that was only down side.easy reach of Galway and Athlone.rooms clean would definitely recommend it

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Thank Chris H
County Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The hotel is good value for money. The bar food and breakfast are of good quality. The leisure center and other facilities are of good standard. Bedrooms are comfortable and clean. I had no issue with my room but did hear when booking out one couple complaining about no hot water. The staff are are courteous and helpful. Even though...

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Roscommon
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I have to say the staff are lovely and very helpful hotel and restaurant beautifully laid out. Relaxing atmosphere within walking distance of tow. Lovely reltaurant and bar food and coffee is lovely. I highly recommend

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Thank Aidan R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Our family had a good value weekend in a family suite. We were disappointed with poor quality, poor value restaurant meal despite good service...snack meal with chips cooked in very stale oil was especially disappointing....free leisure time in leisure suite/pool very good.

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2Thank Alan W
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I arrived with my partner on Saturday just gone. From the minute we arrived the staff were lovely and very accommodating. One staff member went out of his way to seat me at a socket to charge my phone as there was a work emergency. Service was great, food was great room was great. I had no issues with water...

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1Thank shel722
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 November 2015

This is a hotel that is a product of the Celtic Tiger. It is suffering from poor build quality. I have to say that the staff were very friendly and gave good service and attempted to deal with our issues, however the basic problems need a lot of work. We arrived on Friday evening to attend a Club social and...

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4Thank BikerChris1300
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We was enjoyed of visit this hotel. its exclusive and lovely. Restaurand its really nice and food perfect! Servis the best :) and one but really important infrmation- food its not expencive !! :))))) we are happy we finde this place :)

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Shearwater Hotel

Address: Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Ballinasloe
Price Range: $84 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shearwater Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe
Hotel Carlton Shearwater
Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe, Ireland - County Galway
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