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Shirley Arms Hotel

4.0 of 5 Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Sligo, Ireland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I overnighted here on Saturday January 10. The bedroom was modern warm and comfortable. We had a drink before going out for tea and the bar was buzzing with a lively friendly crowd. Many patrons were eating and the food seemed to be good from our observations. We returned at about 11 and the bar was still... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked 4 rooms for wedding in may 2015. We were promised faithfully that rooms were ours, no matter who r wot came after. Can u guess wot happened next? The Sunday before Christmas we received a call from the hotel saying r booking was cancelled cause they got a better offer! But they would email us a list of b... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a night between Christmas and New Year. The bar was very cosy, welcoming and comfortable with a great buzz and lovely atmosphere. Almost everyone was eating and we soon understood why. I had a Thai beef salad and it was delicious. We ordered a bottle of Malbec and it also was superb. Staff were really friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For its location outside of any major city, this hotel is outstanding. I would rate it alongside of any 4* hotel the whole country over. It's is a staple of hospitality from the modern standard of the rooms to the extremely pleasant and helpful staff.

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Manchester, England
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9 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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
25 helpful votes 25 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
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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LONDON ENGLAND
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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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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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