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Shirley Arms Hotel

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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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Western Ireland, Ireland
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had dinner here last night with friends. The service was excellent - a lovely girl callled Ciara served us. The food was tasty and choice on menu extensive. They also had a vegetarian menu if required. The atmosphere was relaxed in restaurant. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just returned from an excellent stay at the Shirley arms hotel after a 2 night stay. Situated conveniently on the Main Street of carrickmacross. The staff could not of been any more helpful along with politeness and friendliness...the food at both breakfast and dinner was amazing and faultless!!! I would highly recommend this hotel and will look forward to returning... More 

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manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a family do and it was lovely, the rooms are huge and really clean, lovely location and the staff cannot do more to help you! My sister is vegetarian and when the staff found out they got a menu especially for her, the food was beautiful! Also I forgot to print off our outgoing flight tickets... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Carrickmacross in July and we had no accomodation pre booked . Someone had advised us to try the Shirley Arms at the beginning of town. To be honest i thought i was looking for a pub that may have had a room to let. So i was very pleasantly surprised to see a beautiful stone structure decorated with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It sounds like a wee dodgie pub with rooms but that's far from the truth! Well designed, lovely decore, bar open til 4am, food was amazing, rooms are stunning, super clean, very friendly and helpful staff even under a hen weekend of 30 turned up, very secure, within minutes walking distance from the town, taxis on tap, lifts for all... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I dined here for Sunday Lunch and I was pleasantly surprised by the experience. The staff were very attentive and the food was very good. Unfortunately I didn't stay over night but if I'm in the area any time soon, I would definitely choose this place!

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Sheffield, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had B & B here and had a spacious room on the first floor with an extra bed for our son. Nice toiletries and tea and coffee provided The bed was comfy with extra pillows. I dropped an earring and had to look under the bed - wow that needs a clean it was a bit dusty and scruffy... More 

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Northern Ireland
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a special hotel for sure. The stone exterior is impressive along with the central town location. The staff is friendly and helpful except late at night. What happened could have been a disaster if it had been an emergency call made to the front desk. Luckily, it wasn't that. On Sunday night, July 12th a birthday party was... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My and I stayed here for two nights as a last minute booking as the hotel we were due to stay in elsewhere was uninhabitable in our view. However the two nights in The Shirley Arms more than compensated for our earlier disappointment. Firstly the staff from the reception desk booking in through to the dining room staff were all... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Room was nicely decorated and spacious but bring earplugs with you! Breakfast was nice enough. Some of the staff were standoff ish so not very welcoming, even at reception. Needless to say wont be back.

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