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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Just spent a night here, would highly recommend it. All the staff were friendly and polite, the food in the bar was excellent, as was the service. We were there for a Kickboxing competition, nearby, which the staff knew about, and my son and a few mates were able to train in one of the smaller function rooms. Next time...

Thank Gary M
Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I attended a family reunion last weekend and we stayed at The Shirley Arms. To say we were impressed is an understatement. Our room was lovely and both dinner and breakfast were excellent. An unbelievable choice of food. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome. We had lunch in the bar on our...

Thank ep_456
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We visit relations in Ireland and always go to the Shirley Arms for lunch. The bar area is welcoming and comfortable; the staff are excellent, friendly and helpful. I always have the seafood chowder which has been on the menu for a number of years…. it is rich and delicious. The menu offers a fairly wide choice and the overall...

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

Thank you for your recent review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit to our hotel. We take pride in our food and service and we appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel. We look forward to seeing you again Micheal Muldoon

Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Just back from a weekend stay in the Shirley arms hotel. There were 20 of us down for a golf weekend, the location was very handy and it's just an hours drive from Belfast. The hotel was spotless, food was excellent and the staff were so friendly and helpful, they really are a credit to the hotel.

2Thank Peter H
Thetford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Arrived in Ireland for my brother's wedding and he had recommended this hotel for our stay. We can't thank him enough as The Shirley Arms is one of the best hotels we have ever stayed in. The room was spacious, modern and very clean and the beds were very comfortable. We dined at the restaurant last night and the food...

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

Thank you so much for your recent review. We pride ourselves on quality of food and service and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our hotel. We will pass on your kind words to our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel Micheal Muldoon

Reviewed 18 September 2015

Just returned from spending 3 nights at the Shirley ,myself and 3 other guys had been booked into this hotel by Irish fishing guides .Staff were unbelievable they just didn't do enough to please us ,food to die for and the rooms were like ballrooms ,I travel quite a lot and I have to say this is one of the...

2Thank Poolgreen
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Here with work golfing society with one of the hotel golf packages. 2 rounds of golf, evening meal and b&b. Fantastic deal, in a really beautiful hotel, great food and very friendly staff. No faults, shall be returning with the society or with my wife sometime.

Thank Gary D
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2015

My wife and I had a wedding in another hotel in Carrickmacross, but missed out on rooms there. We decided to stay in the Shirley Arms. What a great choice! After booking our original room, we later decided we needed two rooms as my parents were coming with us to look after our little boy. I asked for a couple...

2Thank Paul L
Strabane, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I recently had the pleasure of staying in the Shirley Arms as part of a group for a Hen Party, we were checked in quickly and had booked a Murder Mystery package for later on that evening. The Murder Mystery was great craic, although it did take a while to 'get into it'. As for the hotel itself, it is...

1Thank Violastar1
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We had our child's Christening there recently. There was 14 adults and 2 children, the food and the service was amazing! Especially to our children, the couldn't have done enough. The girls in the restaurant were fantastic and the receptionist was so friendly. The food was brilliant. Everyone commented on the standard of food! Everyone that attended the christening has...

1Thank Lisa_Rooney84

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
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: ₹ 6,775 - ₹ 9,928 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Arms Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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