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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Really impressive reception area and covered entrance, plus underground carpark means no more running to the car in the glorious Irish weather! Very nice bar, very nice rooms, nice pool area, all round very impressed and pleased. Food in the bar was also great.

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3Thank JohntheRey
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The Shearwater is one of the top hotels in the area. Popular for weddings and functions. Extensive lunch time menu and reasonably priced. The hotel is very accessible from M6 motorway. Free parking and easily located.

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1Thank PoshPaddy
Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 17 October 2015

The Shearwater Hotel was a nice friendly place, the staff were very helpful and friendly, the rooms were spacious and clean, the spa was tranquil and again the spa staff were so nice and helpful. The restaurant food was very good although it was short staffed and we were left waiting to be served we ended up having to go...

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1Thank Catherine C
South Wales
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Two girlfriends and I stayed at the Shearwater for a long weekend and were really impressed by the place. The staff were so friendly, the room was comfortable, the gym and pool were lovely, and everything was clean. We spent a lot of time in and by the pool and saw the water samples being collected regularly, might have been...

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1Thank FazedMum
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Was here two nights and would like to say thank you for hospitality and service. Staff was very proffesional and helpfull and in the same time friendly . Special thanks to lady Kristina that works on reception for all the effort she made. Deffinitley pleasant place to stay.

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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

It's a lovely hotel, but last night in the bar, we had to wait half for our dinner, and when it came out it was stoned cold, so we had to send it back, then my partner was finished his dinner before me and the waiter came over and took his place took mine and I wasn't finished, told he...

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1Thank Louise L
Ballymahon, Ireland
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Place full of Peace....helpful staff....perfect pools...food are so tasteful...realy nice..restaurant And bar...The live music...grand...would refer That hotel for my Family..we will go back that is for sure!!!The welcome of The waitress In The restaurant..her na me is Soraya...She is só Nice...i would pay any attencion for her...Thanks...every one else!!

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2Thank cinderela2015
Reviewed 29 September 2015

A very nice hotel. Rooms spacious and comfortable with air conditioning free WiFi available. restaurants and bars are very well decorated . Food and menu choice is excellent. food is generously portioned and well presented.the lightened is low key which is not everyone's tastes ( myself included). Overall a very good hotel with great facilities.

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ShearwaterGM, General Manager at Shearwater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jay M, Many thanks for the great feedback which will passed onto all of the team here at the Shearwater hotel. Great you got to enjoy our facilities and more importantly that the team delivered a truly postive experience for you. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Garrett McGuinness

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The hotel interior is beautiful and location was lovely, but the rooms are not too well maintained, should be upgraded at this stage and I felt the toilet bowl area in our room would've benefited from some more cleaning. All of the staff members especially in the restaurant and the pool area were excellent and friendly. The breakfast was alright...

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ShearwaterGM, General Manager at Shearwater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fahd A, Many thanks for taking the time to post your feedback and while it is great to learn that you enjoyed your stay, it is disappointing that your guest room was not to our usual standards of cleanliness. You can be assured that this has been dealt with through our weekly depatrmental training sessions and an increased vigilance...

Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I regularly visit Shearwater for lunches and dinners with my parents. The welcome is second the none and the food is generally very good. Liam, Siobhan and the other staff make every trip a special one. It always feels like home from home.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Shearwater Hotel

Address: Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Ballinasloe
Price Range: $87 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shearwater Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe
Hotel Carlton Shearwater
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