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Huelva, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I recently visited Swinford during its festival week and stayed in the gateway hotel. My experience couldn't have been better. I had a very pleasant rom with a shower and everything was spotlessly clean. The housekeeping staff were very diligent, making sure I wanted for nothing. The food was excellent and very abundant. Also there is service all day which... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Booked in with short notice. Awful smell in lift, not a good start. Carpet in the hallway badly stained. Git to room only to find we had been allocated a disabled room! Room very stuffy, magnificent view if a brick wall to top things off. Had a shower and tried to use the hairdryer only to find the cable pulled... More 

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1 Thank Margaret T
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Our family (2 kids under 2) stayed here over the Bank holiday weekend. We were forewarned when booking that the festival was on and, although it was still a lot busier than expected, we had an enjoyable stay in the hotel and town. The room was set up with the spare bed and cot as requested, reception were happy to... More 

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

While hotel made me aware that there was a festival on and I did expect some noise even though I requested quiet room for my parents, I never expected to sleep in a room where there was sick from previous occupiers behind bedroom door. I didn't spot it til the following morning. I expected after dinner to sit at quiet... More 

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County Wexford, Ireland
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

I stayed here on Sunday night of the bank holiday. There was a festival on and great atmosphere around the town. The hotel had a DJ playing and let in every sort (no security of any type on the door) and there was a free for all to help yourself to the hotel. I requested a quiet room (I cant... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stayed at the Gateway this week, enjoying a great welcome and splendid service. Nothing was too much for the staff and our room was clean and more than adequate for our needs. We finished our stay with a wonderful full Irish breakfast. Thank you.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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346 reviews
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

A quick Friday overnight while waiting to pick up the family from Knock airport on Saturday morning. The bedroom was clean but everything seems to be very "well used". The bathroom was outdated and the toiletries were poor quality. Food options were limited and I decided to eat elsewhere. Although on reflection having found my alternative option to be quite... More 

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California
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130 reviews
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Searching for ancestral roots brought me to Swinford. I was reluctant to stay in a local hotel- I feared it would be old, musty and loud. I was WRONG on all counts. Wonderful stay with kind Irish hosts. The Sunday lamb dinner was tender and tasty- the room large, clean and comfortable. Great mattress and quiet room away from the... More 

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Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

This was a nice little town we stayed in for one night only. At this hotel, the room was very dirty and my friend and I would not walk on the carpeting without shoes on. The bed-skirts were filthy and there were still sticky glass residue marks on the desk from whom ever visited before us. Ick. The restaurant served... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed mid week on business. Didn't think it that busy but was out in a single room for wheelchair user. Was way too tired to ask for a move as was long day. Room could do with a makeover. Great Breakfast and decent value,staff looked and went about their chores as newbies and would need some training in the service... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Gateway Hotel
The Gateway Hotel
Cuisines: Irish, European, Bar, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $88 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gateway Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles Beehiverocks, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Town Centre hotel. If you don't like traffic noise, ask for a room at the rear”
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“Room 109 large comfy double”
 of 5 bubbles mikebJ7054SM, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the hotel a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretsX8112NP, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles gohop10, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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