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Shines Guesthouse

Baylough, Athlone, Ireland
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longford ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with my partner on 2nd January 2016 for one night must say it was very nice like we thought we would have problems with noise in bedroom from cars passing buy outside but surprisingly found room very quiet we also had meal found it very nice and found staff very helpful hope to stay there again in future

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The check in was a bit rough as it was clear the waitress was busy doing something else, but we checked in a bit late, so it was understandable. The room was very cold, but the beds were confortable and warm. The bathroom was frozen. No heaters in place, so no way to warm the room up. Don't get the... More 

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Thank jdlac
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This is a nice country pub and guesthouse. We just turned up with no prior booking, but nothing was a problem. Nice friendly staff and a good atmosphere. The meal in the restaurant was very good, but I wouldn't rate the desserts - not to our liking. Nice comfortable room and nice and quiet. The only problem occurred the next... More 

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Pipiroa, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

The rooms were clean and comfortable, staff were lovely,friendly and very helpful,the meals were very good but somewhat a little too large. It is excellent value for money and a great place to have start our Ireland holiday. My travelling companion's agree with everything I have just written.

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Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Stayed here for one night recently. Room was large and spacious, with a flat screen tv and chest of drawers with a large mirror. Bathroom was clean with a large, good quality shower. We ate in the restaurant and the food was excellent. The staff were also extremely friendly. For the price we paid (€69), Shines is great value for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Food was beautiful, rooms were spacious, ours was a little warm but thankfully found a fan in wardrobe so it came in handy, cocktail demonstration was great fun thanks to Brendan the Manager. Bus rough outside front door of bAr so easy to get into town taxi is under 10 euro.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

called here for a bit to eat and was definatly not dissapointed. there was good choice on the menu with something for everyone. all dishes were well presented and tastey. the service was also top notch. will definatly be back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

I visited here while waiting for my bike to be repaired. The restaurant is spacious and clean, staff are friendly. The brunch I ordered was amazing, full plate plus toast and fries as well as a full pot of tea. I really thought that it was going to cost a lot but was pleasantly surprised. Will definitely return!

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Athlone, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We tried Shines for Sunday Lunch and were very pleasantly surprised. The food was wholesome and great value for money but what really impressed was the warm welcome and great service we received during our meal. Would have no hesitation to recommend Shines Guesthouse and Bar for any occasion. I must comment on the previous review from "IomMoll" Shines is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for one night as all hotels booked up. It has to be the worst place i have ever stayed at. The rooms were filthy. Decor from the seventies. I could over look the decor and the old tv for one night, but not the smell and dirt of the place. I would not recommend this place to anyone.... More 

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