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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have on a number of occasions visited the Shearwater for an evening meal and each time I have given them the benefit of the doubt. Next time will be better. However, I will have to pull the plug as it seems to get progressively worse. The menu itself is adequate though it rarely changes. The surroundings in the bar,... More 

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Ballinasloe, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent several hours in Shearwater this year in particular for meetings. Wonderful service. Quiet private areas. Staff excellent. All meals super . Had my daughters communion there in May and I can honestly say I will never cater at home again. The spread of food and service was top class. We had fantastic day. Highly recommended for any occasion.

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Thank Carrol B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my wife visited this Hotel last weekend and we were not disappointed! I didn't know at the time that my wife had upgraded our room to an executive room! It's a stunning room with loads of space! It has a great size Queen bed....u will get lost in it! Lol! In the sitting room, there is a hidden... More 

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ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I would love to have said at a minimum very good and even excellent but alas it was not. Hotel foyer and reception staff all lovely and welcoming, rooms clean and large and facilities such as leisure , bar areas etc very nice and very nice staff generally through out......We must mentioned the Spa which was excellent, facilities, treatments, staff... More 

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Thank Holiday28
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Shearwater Hotel last weekend and to say I have left disappointed is an understatement. It was my husband’s birthday, so thank you for making it so bad! I have stayed in many hotels in Ireland and I could definitely say that this one is far away from a 4 star hotel. 1. Leisure – very, very... More 

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Thank Tatjana O
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On arrival, this hotel looks lovely. It has a bright, airy reception area and the bar is very modern. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. Unfortunately, the pros end there. The bar food was of a very poor standard. Having ordered three cocktails, we had a 20+ minute wait for them. The bar was not particularly busy at this... More 

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Thank Slowey76
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a suite which was great as it had a separate bedroom and living area, a bathroom with a bath and shower. T he paintwork on the walls could do with a clean up The swimming pool was lovely with a steam room sauna and jacuzzi ,also a gym. Breakfast was good and fresh. One fault was access... More 

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros - Huge, modern, beautiful Hotel. Staff very professional and pleasant, both reception and bar. As part of deal, had upgrade to suite. Massive comfortable king size bed, modern furnishings, clean bathroom. Breakfast fine - Plentiful, standard fare. Cons - Door into shower so small that my partner couldn't get into it! So he had to use the bath shower... More 

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Ballinasloe, Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of getting married at the shearwater hotel on the May bank holiday 2016. Our wedding , was a large wedding with 350+ sitting for the meal. The management and staffs attention to detail was of the highest quality, We could not of asked for better. Special mention to Karyn , their wedding planner , was excellent... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got the special family deal - 2 nights b & b with 1 evening meal for 2 adults and 2 kids, fantastic value for money. Beautiful hotel, lovely rooms, fantastic pool. Food was lovely for both breakfast and evening meal (In the bar) and service was very good. On our first morning for breakfast the manager Sue and the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Shearwater Hotel

Address: Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Ballinasloe
Price Range: $82 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shearwater Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe
Hotel Carlton Shearwater
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