We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Shearwater Hotel

    Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Lowest price we found
    US$355
    View Deal
    Traveller (90)
    Room & Suite (37)
    Dining (7)
    Gullane's Hotel & Conference Centre
    142 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Ballinasloe
     
    The Prince of Wales Hotel
    864 reviews
    #4 of 9 hotels in Athlone
     
    Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone
    545 reviews
    #6 of 9 hotels in Athlone
     
    Athlone Springs Hotel
    950 reviews
    #9 of 9 hotels in Athlone
     
    Overview
    • Excellent43%
    • Very good30%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “leisure centre” (51 reviews)
    “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
    Babysitting
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Gullane's Hotel & Conference Centre
    142 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Ballinasloe
     
    The Prince of Wales Hotel
    864 reviews
    #4 of 9 hotels in Athlone
     
    Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone
    545 reviews
    #6 of 9 hotels in Athlone
     
    Athlone Springs Hotel
    950 reviews
    #9 of 9 hotels in Athlone
     
    Rooms
    29 Oct30 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 1 partner sites to see rooms from US$355.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ballinasloe hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f39935135d22427f8a0540223bcc40c9", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":671609,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[39598499],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":355,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"f39935135d22427f8a0540223bcc40c9","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":355,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":355,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Shearwater Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImYzOTkzNTEzNWQyMjQyN2Y4YTA1NDAyMjNiY2M0MGM5IiwiQUlLIjoiMmIyMDc5N2Q0MjA5NDcwNzg1YWNmMDFjZDE2MTY5MTgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "29/10/2017", "checkOut": "30/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$355", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"39598499":"LateRoomsESFR"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (798)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 759 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I had the lamb 12 euros, good size portion, mash and stuffing, gravy were nice, but peas were over cooked. plenty of jugs of water available .Chef and the person the till were polite. The woman who was cleaning the tables (small with blonde hair)...More

    Thank Ronan M
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Stayed here as part of Stena Line holiday deal. Public areas of the hotel are very grand seems to be popular venue for weddings. Room was a bit tired but adequate, unsure why we were put in a family room( double and two single beds)...More

    Thank Alexeandrob
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Myself and my family stopped in for food to the bar during the October fair. The food was absolutely lovely the service was even better. Our waitress Laura went above and beyond and nothing was too much trouble. Will be back soon.

    Thank Aine K
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A huge modern soul-less hotel quite out of place in a town the size of Ballinasloe. The bedroom (after a long hike) was very good - comfortable, warm, and spotless but the rest of the hotel was boring. The huge gaunt unfriendly reception area was...More

    1  Thank Gringoagain
    A TripAdvisor Member
    1
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We would like to thank Micheal Hanly, Des O'Connor Liam Payne and their great team for a fantastic banquet. Such a great night my family and friends had so proud of ye all. Very spacious room attention to detail with the service great atmosphere.

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Michael H, General Manager at Shearwater HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear all It was a pleasure for us all to have you as our guests. Happy Birthday Yomi ( 70 was it ?) thanks again for the great review Michael

    Gullane's Hotel & Conference Centre
    142 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Ballinasloe
     
    The Prince of Wales Hotel
    864 reviews
    #4 of 9 hotels in Athlone
     
    Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone
    545 reviews
    #6 of 9 hotels in Athlone
     
    Athlone Springs Hotel
    950 reviews
    #9 of 9 hotels in Athlone
     
    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
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$67 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 104
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Expedia, Agoda, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets, Evoline ltd and HotelQuickly so you can book your Shearwater Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Ireland >
    • Western Ireland >
    • Province of Connacht >
    • County Galway >
    • Ballinasloe
    • Also Known As
    • Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe ,
    • Hotel Carlton Shearwater
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (90)
    Room & Suite (37)
    Dining (7)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (37)
    Bathroom (15)
    Nearby
    Gullane's Hotel & Conference Centre
    142 reviews
    .49 km away
     
    Athlone Springs Hotel
    950 reviews
    18.40 km away
     
    The Prince of Wales Hotel
    864 reviews
    21.50 km away
     
    Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone
    545 reviews
    20.77 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Noor Tandoori
    107 reviews
    .53 km away
    Gibbons' Pillar House Bar & Restaurant
    151 reviews
    .54 km away
    Kariba’s Restaurant and Coffee House
    125 reviews
    .55 km away
    Downeys Bar
    13 reviews
    .59 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Luker's Bar
    66 reviews
    12.47 km away
    Clonmacnoise
    763 reviews
    15.52 km away
    Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum
    266 reviews
    18.06 km away
    St. Brendan's Clonfert Cathedral
    26 reviews
    .13 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    dianewren
    5 November 2016|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Michael H | Property representative |
    The town Center is only a 2 Minute walk from the hotel
    1
    Vote
    Nl94
    11 September 2016|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from jennymurph1234 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes old pubs but not really any restaurants
    0
    Votes
    Paige P
    25 February 2015|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    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.
    2
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "If planning to stay here would ask if there are any weddings planned and request a room away from the..."
    Read review
    "Has ajoining rooms which is good for families. Good access to both Dublin & Galway."
    Read review
    "my sister and I stayed in room 132 which is at the far end of a corridor good room as others don't have..."
    Read review
    "Make certain the non-smoking room is in fact a non-smoking room."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing