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Great Southern Hotel Sligo

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Whist the room was clean and comfortable the overall hotel is dated and in need to some TLC Additionally the breakfast line up and lack of service associated with it leave a lot to be desired. Buffet is , when done well good, this was not done well, no table service on any element so constant path worn for tea,...

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location convenient both for the centre of Sligo, roads out, and railway station. It is a bit of a maze inside, but my room was palatial and very quiet and comfortable. Did not have time to explore the swimming pool. Restaurant excellent: superb local food. Staff friendly and competent when I was there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a labyrinth of rooms and exquisite decor in a great location. The staff were quite friendly and helpful, and the dining and bar were well presented. The meals were extremely reasonable and the staff polite and helpful. The beds were comfortable and the rooms well sized.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed from May 2nd to May 5th 2017. Told we had to pay upfront on arrival. Went to bar later and the clumsy rotund barman sprayed us with bulmers while changing the keg. He never apologised to us. Blood on my pillow case which was not mine. On the Thursday the barmaid told us that we had to leave the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had not stayed here in a very long time but was very happy to see the hotel lively and doing well. Ideally located for going into town. Comfortable if some what dated decor Staff were friendly and bar food was good quality and plenty of it. Ideal for a family too who want to explore Sligo

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice room but unfortunately no air conditioning and the windows only opened a small amount, also the radiator controls where broken so the room was like a sauna during the night making it impossible to sleep in. The breakfast which we where charged 10 Euro pp was disgusting and limited. The advertised jacuzzi appeared to have been disabled some time...

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1Thank Andrew G
Tara H, Director of Sales at Great Southern Hotel Sligo, responded to this review

Good afternoon Andrew, Just to clear up a few points, we do not have air conditioning in our bedrooms and do not advertise the fact we do so, our windows are fitted with safety latches which can be opened further by adults - its a health and safety regulation that is there to safeguard our younger guests. We also offer...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this the day before we went and spent two lovely days and nights there. The staff were very attentive and helpful and our dinner in the restaurent was really enjoyable. I felt we got 4 star treatment and would recommend the place highly. It is really convenient to the town, railway station and all ammenities. I hope to...

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

Good afternoon Dmaa60, Thank you kindly for your feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future regards

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Great Southern is an old Hotel but well preserved. Staff friendly and helpful on front desk. Rooms were surprisingly well decorated and inviting, cleanliness to a high standard. Buffet breakfast was average and not hot enough for my liking. The steps up to the entrance are a bit of a problem when carrying heavy bags/luggage. Good selection of bar...

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

Dear Scutchie16, Thank you for taking the time to offer you feedback, great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, when you visit us again, we have an alternative entrance to the side of the hotel if guests prefer to use same if they have heavy cases or a member of our staff would be delighted to assist you...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at great southern hotel for my husbands birthday. Beautiful hotel but was disappointed with the food. It was awful. My husband had roast beef it was just okay veg poor. I had steak for €20!!! My plate was swimming in grease from the onions and mushrooms. I ate my steak from my side plate!!! Staff could be friendlier and...

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Thank Helen P
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This hotel is situated next to the rail and bus station with the town centre in walking distance. The hotel appears to still be living in the 1970 when part of the original CIE group. I felt that I had stepped back in time when I entered the doors. On the plus side the staff are all friendly and helpful....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: ₹ 5,301 - ₹ 9,890 (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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