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Shirley Arms Hotel

4.0 of 5 Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, England
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went twice over a couple of days recently- food is basic pub fayre but done well. The problem is that the hike in price for dinner (essentially the same food as at lunch) albeit a greater range, is exploiting the customer- I'd go back for lunch but never dinner.

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for my husbands birthday and the staff were so unbelievably helpful when I was trying to arrange a few surprises for him during our stay. Nothing was too much bother. I was very impressed with the hotel as it felt warm and inviting and also had a lovely Christmas vibe as soon as you walked in... More 

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Monaghan, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We visited The Shirley Arms for bar food. On first impression I was pleasantly surprised by how modern the interior was. There was a good choice of food available, all reasonably priced. The drinks were a bit expensive but I’ve come to expect that from hotel bars. Our meals were well presented & very tasty however I do not like... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Myself and my partner stayed on the 25/10/2014, and from the moment we arrived and until the day we checked out,we had a wonderful stay. Food was fantastic,and great value for money. I recommend the thai chicken.Great craic in the bar on Saturday evening.We meet a lovely local couple. Lots to see and do in Carrickmackross. Breakfast was great. Freshly... More 

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Galway, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed here to attend a party in September. It is a very nice hotel, the rooms are spacious and the staff are helpful. The bathroom has lovely quality handmade soaps and lotions. Breakfast was good. The only complaint I have is that we arrived before 6, hungry, but knowing we were attending a function. It was not possible to... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A small hotel which does everything well. Rooms clean and modern, food great. Lovely atmosphere in the bar area Saturday night, staff very friendly and helpful. Only negative was the dynamic currency conversion with the bill without asking.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Myself and a friend had the pleasure of staying in The Shirley Arms Hotel in September this year. The staff at reception were extremely friendly and informative when we arrived, answering any question we had about the hotel and the surrounding areas. Our room was huge! Nice big window and a huge bathroom. Our TV wasn't working but we didn't... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I stayed at the Shirley Arms Hotel in March 2014 with my mum, sister and cousin (3 rooms). We would usually stay with family but we had flown over to Ireland to attend a surprise birthday party. I would honestly recommend this lovely hotel to anyone wanting a nice relaxing base from which to explore the surrounding area. Greeted by... More 

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Carlow, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I stayed in The Shirley Arms Hotel last week with six friends on a golf break, the first time here for all of us but hopefully not the last. This was one of the best places we have stayed in. The staff were always smiling and helpful, nothing was too much trouble, the food was excellent, the service impeccable. The... More 

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North Yorkshire
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Stayed at the Shirley arms on two separate occasions in the same week. The first night was not good, as the weather had turned very cold & the heating was not working after ringing reception the night porter said he would sort it out - nothing was done!!! also the TV wasn't working so all in all pretty miserable. Our... More 

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Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Monaghan > Carrickmacross
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Arms Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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