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Shirley Arms Hotel

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Dining (5)
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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located
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The service in this hotel is phenomenal, incredibly fast and easy to talk to. Very friendly and the food is a solid 8/10. One of the nicest places in Carrickmacross. And I'm from the South so I know a good hotel. It rates with some of the hotels in Dublin and Wicklow. I would
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We were at a Carrickmacross Lions Club function with Oliver Callan. Wonderful food at the function, the bedrooms were lovely & the breakfast the next morning was perfect. Service all round was great and the location was lovely too
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Know it well but never stayed here before and so it was great to have the opportunity it final stay. Room was spacious and spotless with very comfy beds. Staff overall were friendly and helpful both front of house and waiting. Lovely selection for breakfast. Will definitely stay
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I stayed here for one night while out in Carrickmacross with friends. It is well located, right at the end of Main Street. Room was spacious, clean and well maintained as was the bathroom. There is a great restaurant in the hotel which has good quality food at reasonable
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From the outside the Shirley Arms looks like a smaller older , traditional hotel. However behind the original building is a larger modern building . Probably built during the Irish Tiger years when new hotel accommodation sprang up all over Ireland. Anyway the room I had was
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Shirley Arms Suite
I think it is twin beds for s single room.
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"cannot go wrong anywhere in this building"
"Avoid rooms above the banquet hall Fridays and Saturdays. If there is a band or DJ at the event, you will hear them."
"Rooms are spacious"
"Don't go during a wedding if you want a good night's sleep"
"had room above function room 100's quite loud from band but not all night"
US$156 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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