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The Prince of Wales Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the prince for the second time this weekend both trips where great lovely comfy bed very quiet and it was a Saturday nite we stayed in room 109 . This hotel is right in middle of town within walking distance of anywhere and right beside a good shopping centre .....although this hotel is so... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night on bank holiday weekend. It is a lovely place. In central Athlone. Great bars and great rooms. Very reasonably priced. The bar was buzzing. Definitely recommend this hotel for accommodation and location.

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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel was very busy as it was the October Bank holiday, we just booked for the Sunday night, we arrived about 4 pm and the place was a buzz, we had a meal in the bar and I must say it was excellent, there was live music in the bar which was rather loud, they also have a night... More 

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Thank Gerry F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time staying here and it fits my needs perfectly. The town centre location with parking is a real bonus, the staff are all very friendly and helpful, during the reservation process as well as check-in. Prompt and efficient at all times including room service and housekeeping deliveries. My room was clean and has everything I needed... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in this hotel, the first was for a friend's birthday and then we stayed on an extra night as a couple. Dinner the first night was stuffy and although the food was fine the wait staff were very busy with two hen parties in the same room. We headed to the bar the same evening and... More 

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Cavan, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch as it offered a car very and was not dissapointed. Pleasant decor with plenty of nooks and crannies and a separate serving bar if you just wanted a sandwich and tea or coffee. A good choice for lunch and our plates were filled to the brims. Reasonably priced too and a warm interior made this an... More 

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Cavan, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went into the bar about 2ish & had a great carvery lunch. There is also a sandwich bar for light bites. The food was excellent & loads of it. The bar is very nicely decorated & l will certainly be back again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a day out in Athlone. Called in for a drink. Girl serving was very friendly. Chairs were very grubby..lots of crumbs stuck in back of chair. Table needed a good clean. We did not order any food. Would not rush back.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely stay here last weekend for a wedding, the staff are great especially Michelle the receptionist. hotel is very central and spotless and I would definitely stay again .the sister hairdressers around the corner called medusa were fantastic

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on a Sunday and Monday night. There was traditional entertainment on the Sunday evening. Talented musicians and some great Irish Dancers. What a lovely hotel. Very comfortable, brilliant location right in centre of the town. Room was lovely. Food great. Staff friendly. We will be back.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small hotel with a big personality.We have 46 bedrooms and are a family run hotel which prides itself on friendliness and we take all feedback negative and positive to try improve and learn as we are going on. If you want a warm friendly welcome we are your hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Prince of Wales Hotel

Address: Prince of Wales Church Street, Athlone, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: $49 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Prince of Wales Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Prince Of Wales Athlone
Prince Of Wales Hotel
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Athlone
#4 Luxury Hotel in Athlone
#5 Romantic Hotel in Athlone
#5 Family Hotel in Athlone
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“Back has no view but is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 52Violet52, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“You can have quiet rooms if you wish, all lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles maryannuna, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room on the second floor as there is noise from the disco on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles jbyeltalf, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
“Eat elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles kevinhayden, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you have a room at opposite end to bar area”
 of 5 bubbles petera455, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
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