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Shirley Arms Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Dublin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an old established hotel that was expanded and modernised during the Celtic Tiger years. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom was efficient. The rooms are spartan for a 'four star' hotel with bare floorboards. A small mat on the floor each side of the bed would make a big difference! Also the provision of biscuits with the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the day we booked the party night the customer care was excellent. On the night of the party service was excellent , food was fabulous, and the birthday was fantastic. Staff on the night couldn't have done more for us they were great. Well done to all.

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York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole experience of the Shirley Arms was fantastic. We rarely use hotels but boy did we hit it right with this one. From checking in ( we were allowed to check in early as no one had used our room the previous night) to checking out we were made to feel welcome, looked after and so relaxed. The food...

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Holywell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stay here a lot with work. The hotel is in 2 parts, the front of the building being older than the more modern back. The "newer" rooms are large with usual facilities shower, tv, brew making facilities. The bar is friendly and inviting and full of locals, there's a roaring fire in winter. The food is excellent and the...

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Cavan, Ireland
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped in today for lunch. We both had a Seafood Chowder starter. This was lovely, plenty of fish and a nice base. Served with seeded bread. The main course I chose was the Beef and my partner had the Pork pie. Both were served with "Puréed carrot" which would need a straw or spoon to eat. The potatoes were similar...

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Ledbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I chose to stay here for 6 nights in February while attending a class due to its location and the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. What a good decision!! This is a lovely hotel, with a lively bar, excellent restaurant and comfortable, well-appointed rooms. I shared a twin room with a friend from the class and there was actually enough...

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Shirley_Arms_hotel, General Manager at Shirley Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Shirley Arms Hotel for your recent stay in Monaghan and for taking the time to leave such a kind review. I was delighted to read that you found our rooms and service excellent. I hope in the future if you do return to Monaghan that we can have the pleasure of welcoming you...

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I came to the hotel for a family birthday party and cannot speak highly enough of it. One of the best hotels I have stayed in, room was amazing, staff unbelievably nice & helpful, amazing service and perfect food. Perfect stay!

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1Thank Kealey L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful weekend. Staff were extremely friendly and always made sure we were sitting together for our meals. Food and accommodation were both outstanding!! Thank you for making us feel so welcome. Thoroughly recommend.

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Shirley_Arms_hotel, General Manager at Shirley Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anita, Thank you for choosing Shirley Arms Hotel for your recent trip to Monaghan and also for taking the time to post such a nice review. Your comments regarding our staff are great and I will make sure that they get informed about them. I do hope you will keep us in mind for any future trips to Monaghan,...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I celebrated my 65th birthday with a party at the Shirley Arms. Travelled from U.K. with a large family group, they all stayed at the hotel. I was totally satisfied with everything - the staff are fantastic, the food was delicious, the rooms are large with comfy beds. All of my group enjoyed their weekend stay and were full of...

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Thank bridiefarren
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Shirley arms offers top class food, can't fault anything I have ever eaten here, the hotel it's self is so cosy and inviting, so whether you eat the bar food or in the restaurant it is equally as fabulous and relaxing, staff also go above and beyond in serving you. Highly recommended

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Shirley_Arms_hotel, General Manager at Shirley Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Grainne for your kind review. We pride ourselves on offering great food and service to our customers. I will pass on your kind words to our staff. Many Thanks Micheal Muldoon

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
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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: $131 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Arms Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Great location.”
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“2nd floor is best”
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