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Cavan, Ireland
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240 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed here the night our daughter graduated and we were not disappointed a lovely big room with a large ensuite walk in shower the bed was very comfortable and as it was a cold night the heating was great we were happy with our stay

Thank stephen19689
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The room and entrance are tired. Carpet in the room was stained. The beds are in need of attention. But worst was the smell in the bath room. Breakfast was average. You are also expected to pay up front.

1 Thank Gravesend12

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Galway, Ireland
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115 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for weekday lunch it wasn't overly busy but I got the feeling there was only one chef on. Had the chowder which was look warm and overly salty. However the rest of my table had large chicken mains which went down an absolute treat. Will come back again at weekend to see how I get on.

Thank ThriftyScot
Drogheda, Ireland
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

An unassuming Pub just 2 minutes outside the town i was pleasantly surprised. Rooms were big, modern and very clean. Food - although pricey, was well worth the money. With the exception of some dodgey french fries, is quality, local and expertly cooked. A definite recommendation. Well done to Martina our waitress. If only more restaurants could have her manner.

1 Thank Dermot S
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our way to fleadh in ennis really lovely guest house spotless clean food is top notch and they have really nice staff there was no towels in my room when i arrived when i told the girl down stairs she had towels in room in few minutes

1 Thank mullerssharon
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable stay last night! A lovely warm welcome from owner Stephen on arrival. Clean, spacious rooms .. everything you need for a reasonable price too. Staff all very friendly & helpful to us also. Will definitely be back soon! 5/5 !

Thank Avril C
Stirling, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stayed a Shines for 2 nights and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Fantastic value for money, the room was very spacious and spotlessly clean, the staff are amazing and amongst the most welcoming I've ever met - they just made you feel perfectly at home. Breakfast was excellent and on the second morning, I decided against the full Irish Breakfast... More 

Thank AllyC296
Donegal Town, Ireland
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

staff were very nice room was clean and the food was nice i normally always stay in hotels but booked this guesthouse to save a bit of money, it's OK for a budget accommodation but the room is quite cold I definitely wouldn't want to stay here in the winter there seems to be no heating it advertises under floor... More 

1 Thank 47lily47
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66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We decided to go try something new in athlone and had never been here before. We should have tried this before but at least we have discovered a new treasure. We just had lunch and I enjoyed it so much that I am going to try the Sunday lunch in the next few weeks. Both my partner and myself heartily... More 

Thank RoscommonTony
Boyle, Ireland
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We stopped there for lunch, my wife had the fish and chips which were fine except for the overabundance of garlic. I had the misfortune of ordering the roast beef, it too came with a lot of garlic, more than I would have liked. I could have got over that except for the beef, it was as hard as the... More 

Thank FrankDevenney

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shines Guesthouse is a finished to the highest standard offering you luxury of a hotel at bed and breakfast rates ..All our bedrooms host king size sleigh beds, full size cable TV, tea & coffee, under floor heating, free internet. We are located just 5 minutes from Athlone town centre. On our doorstep is Shines Bar, tesco express, take away cafe and a betting office. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shines Guesthouse

Address: Baylough, Athlone, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: $77 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for room 2, it's huge!”
 of 5 bubbles KopGar, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you visit the Restaurant , It's a pure Treat, Morgan will spoil you from the Wine to the Food !!”
 of 5 bubbles 662alicec, 29 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Steakhouse underneath (same ownership) have a very nice, good value, menu.”
 of 5 bubbles MartinK386, 26 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Ask for what you need! We found them very accommodating.”
 of 5 bubbles MadGreenSwiss, 14 Aug 2012 | Read review
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