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    Shearwater Hotel

    Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
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    27/8/2017 28/8/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent43%
    • Very good30%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “family suite” (17 reviews)
    “lovely hotel” (47 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Babysitting
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    I would class this as a 3 to 4 star hotel , rooms were OK , a little tired in places , the bar area and food were very good , free parking under the hotel , the local area seemed busy but didn't get...More

    1  Thank Andrew M
    Response from ShearwaterHotel, Revenue Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 31 May 2016

    Dear Andrew M, Thank you for taking the time to review Shearwater Hotel. I'm pleased you enjoyed the bar and found our food to be very good. We are in the process of refreshing our rooms, I'm sure on a future stay you will find...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    My daughter was born last year on the 31st of March and as I was to tired to drive home I booked into the hotel around 3.30 in morning. I paid around 60 to 70 euro for a bed for 4 - 5 hours and...More

    1  Thank leitrimexile
    Response from ShearwaterHotel, Revenue Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 31 May 2016

    Dear Leitrimexile, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Shearwater Hotel from over a year ago. I'm sorry you found the rate of approximately 60 euro to be pricey. You mention you didn't get breakfast when booking a room only rate,...More

    Reviewed 18 April 2016

    I booked a night here via supervalue breaks for my friend and i for a milestone birthday that she celebrated earlier this year. i asked reception in advance if there was an chance of an upgrade and was delighted when we arrived in the room...More

    1  Thank Liz M
    Response from ShearwaterHotel, Revenue Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 28 April 2016

    Dear Irishcouple1998, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at Shearwater Hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed the personal touch for your friends birthday, and thank you for choosing to spend this occasion with us. I'm sorry to hear that your breakfast...More

    Reviewed 12 April 2016

    I stayed in this hotel in October 2015 for one night clearly stating when I booked that it was a business visit. The car park is quite difficult to find on a dark wintery night. I had received no email confirmation of my booking, but...More

    5  Thank emersee
    Response from ShearwaterHotel, Revenue Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 13 April 2016

    Dear Emer, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Shearwater Hotel from your visit 6 months ago. It is a shame that you did not highlight the problems you experienced to us at the time, when we could have...More

    Reviewed 7 April 2016

    Great hotel for a family break. Very good offers available. Free car park. Staff were excellent. Rooms were clean, fresh, comfortable and bright. Pool was brilliant. Wide range of choice at breakfast. Food in the bistro/ bar was good. (Can be quite slow at busy...More

    2  Thank weekd09
    Response from ShearwaterHotel, Revenue Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 13 April 2016

    Dear weekd09, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Shearwater Hotel. I'm delighted you enjoyed your family break with us, and were able to make the most of our excellent facilities. We have great family offers available over the summer, and...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 66 - US$ 352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 104
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    • Location
    • Ireland >
    • Western Ireland >
    • Province of Connacht >
    • County Galway >
    • Ballinasloe
    • Also Known As
    • Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe ,
    • Hotel Carlton Shearwater
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    Traveller (90)
    Room & Suite (37)
    Dining (7)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (37)
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    dianewren
    5 November 2016|
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    Response from Michael H | Property representative |
    The town Center is only a 2 Minute walk from the hotel
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    11 September 2016|
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    Response from jennymurph1234 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes old pubs but not really any restaurants
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    Paige P
    24 February 2015|
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    Response from Ashley S | Reviewed this property |
    They had some good deals like two treatments for 60 like massage then nails you can mix and match.
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    "Would definitely recommend upgrading to a suite"
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