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Carlton Shearwater Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Ballinasloe
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a night out with family recently, I couldn't fault it staff were very helpful. We are in bar food was top grade as was service. My room was beautiful and very quiet would definitely return! Actually will definitely return...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just had an amazing day in The Carlton, food was fab, service was impressive, the manager Liam was very efficient and helpful, the way he communicated with his staff and customers. Will definately visit again

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County Galway, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I went for dinner in the "restaurant" of this hotel this evening and we were so disappointed and disgusted that I felt it necessary to come on here and leave a review. We had booked a meal to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary and were looking forward to a great night. When we arrived the main restaurant... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed there last year all seven of us, including one child we were celebrating a birthday. The hotel is very spacious, beautiful decor, and a very relaxed atmosphere. Food was very good. The town is only a walking distance away. A trip to Galway City is very close also. We very much enjoyed our weekend at... More

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Ballinasloe, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice one night stay here at a wedding last year, very big hotel. lovely room nice and big and clean. Lovely food was served at the reception and breakfast the next day was lovely too. Staff a bit rude would be the only negative

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the hotel last weekend as we were attending a wedding there,The rooms were so comfy and spacious.The food was excellent and the service was very good,would come again.Parking was easy and free.The staff were very helpful and kind.

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mullingar
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on a girls night out , couldn't be happier . The service was top class from start to finish . The foyer is nice and airy and a perfect place to sit and chat without the noise of the bar. The bar itself is clean and spacious and serves delicious food and sandwiches . There are two restaurants... More

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for two nights. The hotel room was clean and spacious. The food was very good. Parking was easy and seemed plentiful in the underground car park. I however do not think this hotel deserves four stars. When we first arrived we went to have lunch in the hotel. I asked for the roast vegetable ciabatta and... More

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County Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed at the hotel with relations fron cork,the food was absolutely excellent,, the staff are so friendly and helpful,especially in the restraunt. our relations were very happy with the hotel and said they would stay there again.

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ballinasloe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a wedding at the shearwater yesterday and i could only describe it with one word amazing! food was to die for,I've been to lots of wedding in other hotels but nothing compare to the shearwater! There standards are so high,you get only the best service most amazing food! Well done to the management and staff.

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Address: Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Ballinasloe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Carlton Shearwater Hotel 4*
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Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe
Hotel Carlton Shearwater

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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