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    Shearwater Hotel

    Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
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    Overview
    • Excellent43%
    • Very good30%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “family suite” (16 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
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Gullane's Hotel & Conference Centre
    135 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Ballinasloe
     
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    Reviewed 3 April 2016

    Stayed in room 234 for one night. we went to Ballinasloe for relaxation! Its located in the town - only a few mins walk to the centre of the town. The hotel has a lovely entrance area, its clean & modern enough - some slight...More

    1  Thank orangeapple
    Reviewed 21 March 2016

    I recently stayed at the Shearwater in Ballinasloe for one night. All in all it was an enjoyable stay. The hotel is nicely furnished, staff are friendly and efficient. I had food at the bar and it was very tasty. The room was spotless and...More

    Thank SIz2406
    Reviewed 5 March 2016

    Just wanted a hotel to chill out at for the weekend and use their facilities.Staff excellent,food good and plenty of it,room had all we needed,great bed but I found the pillows very hard so girls on floor brought me two soft ones.pool very good but...More

    Thank Frank M
    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    We stayed at the Shearwater Hotel for two nights. We bumped into the manager (Des) who just chatted was everything to our liking. Over the weekend we ate in the Bar / Grill twice, lovely food and very friendly knowledgeable staff. The girls at reception,...More

    2  Thank PaulMD12
    Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

    Booked Valentine's Day getaway spa package. Didn't got any spa treatments instead of that got one night at double luxury room stay with jacuzzi and with loose wallpapers, loose taps and mouldy bathroom ceilings. Service 1/10 terrible!!!

    5  Thank Arn G
    Gullane's Hotel & Conference Centre
    135 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Ballinasloe
     
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 66 - USD 341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 104
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    • Location
    • Ireland >
    • Western Ireland >
    • Province of Connacht >
    • County Galway >
    • Ballinasloe
    • Also Known As
    • Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe ,
    • Hotel Carlton Shearwater
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    Traveller (90)
    Room & Suite (37)
    Dining (7)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (37)
    Bathroom (15)
    Nearby
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    .51 km away
     
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    dianewren
    5 November 2016|
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    Response from Michael H | Property representative |
    The town Center is only a 2 Minute walk from the hotel
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    Nl94
    12 September 2016|
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    Response from jennymurph1234 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes old pubs but not really any restaurants
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    Paige P
    25 February 2015|
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    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.
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    "Just stay somewhere else."
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    "Sundays are very busy music and dance nights make sure you ask for a quiet room."
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    "All I can say is that our room was fabulous !"
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    "Would definitely recommend upgrading to a suite"
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