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County Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We made a last-minute booking at The Gateway on Tuesday. We were very happy with our room, it was warm and clean. Even though it looked out onto the Main St. it was quiet and I had a great night's sleep. Everyone at the Gateway did their best to make our stay as pleasant, staff were friendly and helpful. Reception...

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Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Once again back at the Gateway, and I must say from start to finish 'Well Done' Cathal Kelly & Staff.... Brilliant supper of Smoked Salmon & salad, as well as numerous other meals...Just to add, I was recently in the elevator and I do not detect any odor.... This visit I did not stay in Hotel, meals only.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

A welcome bar and lunchtime carvery. Welcome after a flight to knock. Excellent ham spuds cabbage and carrots. Friendly service and popular with locals. But fairly easy to find a table. Full range of beers and spirits

1Thank daddytommy
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

In town centre, music evenings, comfortable accommodation, varied menu with large servings. Staff very friendly and accommodating. I had a family member in hospital in Swinford and often arrived back at the hotel in the wee small hours.....there was always a staff member on duty. My thanks to everyone in the Gateway for making an emotional family visit a little...

1Thank Pat M
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Family run business with exceptionally friendly staff throughout our stay. The premises though are in need of an overhaul. The lift wouldn't work with three of us in it and a staff member had to do a trick to get us moving. My room smelt musty with the lingering smell of smoke from days gone by. My shower curtain fell...

1Thank Beehiverocks
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a traditional, no fuss, country hotel. We stayed for two nights on a B & B basis plus one dinner. On arrival, we were greeted like long lost friends and check-in was pleasantly informal. Our double room was spacious, good size with iron & ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities and a well appointed en suite. Breakfast was very...

2Thank Peter F
Middlewich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Brilliant comfy room over looking the front ,bit of road noise ( not double glazed ) Large bathroom plenty of towels, soap, and shower gel / shampoo replaced daily Brilliant food , large Irish breakfast, Food at dinner served in the bar but still of excellent quality a good specials board plus a la carte menu. would defiantly stay here...

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Friendly greeting on arrival, room spacious and comfortable, good food and plenty of it. Hotel situated on the Main Street so all shop's within walking distance in this lovely country town. Everyone we dealt with were friendly and we found it very central for touring the beautiful countryside. Mayo is home to the Ceidi fields, Country Life Museum and Cong...

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I was not impressed on arrival. There was no one at the reception to welcome us. We stood at the reception for 5 minutes without assistance. But when the lady came to attend us she gave us a splendid services. We were attended in 2 minutes. We arrived at 10am and we were given the keys to the room even...

Thank Mosetsa M
Malahide, Ireland
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights in this hotel for a short break in Mayo. The interior is a little worn out, but all basic requirements work well. Wi-fi is fast, plenty of hot water, decent shower, comfortable bed, TV, coffee and tea in the room. Breakfast is full Irish and some cereal and is nice. And all of that is not...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Gateway Hotel
The Gateway Hotel
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gateway Hotel in Swinford offers great value Accommodation with comfortable rooms in the picturesque heart of Swinford town, only 15 minutes from Ireland West Airport Knock. Free Car Parking to rear of building, Free Wi-Fi internet, All Rooms En-Suite and there is a lift to all floors. We are the proud recipients of Trip Advisor Certificates of Excellence in 2014 and again this year in 2015. Thanks to all our guests! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gateway Hotel

Address: Main Street | Swinford, Swinford, Ireland (Formerly Kelly's Gateway Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Swinford
Price Range: $91 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gateway Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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