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Shannonside House B&B

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My daughter and I stayed one night at the Shannonside B&B. Our twin room was beautiful and the bed very comfortable with lovely sheets and duvet cover. Breakfast was delicious as well. Our hosts were very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend Shannonside B&B. The B&B is a short drive to Clonmacnoise Abbey which was fascinating

Thank clsundell
Kilkenny, Ireland
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Stayed here for one night when were competing in Athlone. Hosts were very friendly and accommodating, and checking in and out was very easy. The bedroom was beautifully decorated as was the rest of the house, and the breakfast was delicious.

Thank sstall
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The bed and breakfast is nice, clean and quiet. Breakfast is simple but well cooked and plentiful. Very good position, at a walking distance from the city center. Mark and Linda are very nice and flexible. When they realized we didn’t know we had to book the breakfast, they didn’t charged it (four persons, two nights). Last but not least,... More 

Thank Damiano V
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I did not like having to pay immediately on arrival before even seeing the room as if the owners did not trust their guests. This was not the kind of welcome I expect from a small B&B. The atmosphere was a bit frosty and functional. Breakfast was good, although nothing special and the beds were very comfy.

Thank sari_kiz
Mark E, Owner at Shannonside House B&B, responded to this review

I do apologise if the reception you received on arrival was not up to your expectation .Our policy is, that if guests pay with credit or debit card you pay on arrival and if paying with cash you can pay in the morning, this helps guests who are checking out in a hurry when we may be busy tending to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This is a clean and comfortable B&B. It is located in a residential neighbourhood but not too far from the centre of town. We left the car parked and walked to town - only about 10 minutes. The room we had was small but comfortable. The owners were very helpful and pleasant.

1 Thank johnpaul1
Mudgeeraba, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice tidy B&B. Rooms are lovely and warm and linen and bed really nice. Breakfast the normal B&B fare. Bathroom very small but for a quick freshen up they are fine. Sean's Bar in town is a gorgeous quaint little bar - oldest bar in Ireland. Murphy's is a nice pub for a meal.

3 Thank Pen C
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

This property is a short 10 minute stroll to the center of Athlone. The owners were friendly & more than helpful. The room was a bit tight but ok for our one night's stay. The breakfast was excellent in every way, variety & quality. The room rate was more than reasonable, so along with its other attributes, this B&B is... More 

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Newton, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This is a classic Irish B&B experience and exemplary of why this was my 5th vacation in Ireland. People always ask why we'd bother to travel here in the cold & rainy winter months, and it's because of places like this. Clean, centrally located, welcoming hosts. We are big walkers and this was very convenient to the city centre.

1 Thank Annabella G
Lake County, Illinois
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43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our night at the Shannonside B&B. We were welcomed even though we arrived early in the day. Our room was immaculate and comfy. The shower water wasn't quite warm enough in the evening but that was our only complaint. Breakfast was yummy. One of the best things about the Shannonside is the location. Close enough to the central... More 

3 Thank adelie64
Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Location was great after overnight Air from Florida. We wanted to get on the road, but not too far after being up all night. The location was just right to rest and begin our 15 day journey the next day. The property was very nice, clean, and quiet. The Hosts were wonderful. Athlone was great for dinner and a pub... More 

2 Thank Thomas G
Mark E, Owner at Shannonside House B&B, responded to this review

Thanks very much for you nice comments and hope to see you back in the near future Regards More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family run Bed and Breakfast in Athlone which is in the centre of Ireland. Explore the local lake and countryside from here or just break your journey to and from Dublin Airport. 90 minutes from airport and enjoy your first or last night of you vacation without the hassle of city parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shannonside House B&B

Address: Westlodge Road | Battery Road, Athlone, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: $73 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shannonside House B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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