We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Sligo City Hotel - functional”
Review of Sligo City Hotel

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
Sligo City Hotel
Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Sligo
Certificate of Excellence
Iowa City, IA
Level Contributor
19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Sligo City Hotel - functional”
Reviewed May 27, 2008

We stayed at the Sligo City Hotel for just one night. It was functional, but not with any real "extras" to speak of. The restaurant in the hotel, again, was ok, but nothing special. I'd probably stay there again.

  • Stayed May 2008, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Check in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank pkeeton
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

397 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    138
    135
    76
    21
    27
See reviews for
57
155
22
34
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (50)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Northern Ireland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 7, 2008

Central location, very helpful staff - accommodated our group of 30 people and were able to get a group discount. spacious rooms, nice fry.

  • Liked — location
  • Disliked — bar prices
  • Stayed April 2008
    • Value
    • Location
    • Check in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank fitz1NorthernIreland
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Roscommon, Ireland
Level Contributor
24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2008

We stayed here for one night in Feb. It's a nice clean hotel. It won't set the world alight but the rooms were a decent size and clean. The bar was friendly enough (not madly comfortable) and the food was nice. The reception staff were really friendly. I'd definitely recommend this hotel as a base for the shops (which are good) and the night life (which isn't great). I'd stay there again if i was ever in Sligo (which i won't be)!!

  • Liked — Location
  • Disliked — No comfy seats in the bar
  • Stayed February 2008, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Check in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Char100
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Belfast
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2008

Stayed in the Sligo City Hotel for a short two night stay.We were not expecting the Ritz given the cost of our two night stay... What we found was a clean if not some what dated hotel. A little disappointed at lack of resident car parking and also at the shower in our roow which was a little tempremental! The hotel was however in a great location and did fine for a spot to lie down in, in the evening.

Stayed March 2008
Helpful?
Thank glengirlBelfast
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
carrick
1 review
Reviewed February 26, 2008

Myself and my husband staying for the weekend of 22 Feb Fri and Sat night, This is a basic hotel, right in the centre of town, clean and the staff were all very friendly. The food was ok your usual bar food. I would recommend this hotel to anyone one of the best hotels I have stayed in for a 3*. The room was lovely and clean, the bed very comfy, we had a double and single bed in our room looking out onto the town centre. The only point I would make is that more Management is needed, I only seen the one Manager on duty the whole weekend, she was pulled around everywhere, running the restaurant, enquiries at reception and there was also a large party going on downstairs, but at all times was very professional and approachable.

If you are looking for a centre base and very friendly team give this hotel a try.

  • Liked — central, walking distance in town
  • Stayed February 2008, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Check in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
    • Business service (e.g., internet access)
Helpful?
Thank faceCarrick
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
nenagh
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 24, 2008

Room was very small and have a very bad odour. cold water was clean but hot water was brown..Was told this was a problem in sligo but turned out it was the heating system in hotel. spoke to the general manager and she told me that it was the "owners fault" and not her's. Very very noisy room. food was ok but service was very poor. Does not seem like there is any management in the hotel . stay away!

  • Liked — leaving
  • Disliked — everything
  • Stayed February 2007, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Check in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
    • Business service (e.g., internet access)
Helpful?
1 Thank daithidanna
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
SligoCityHotel, Acting Manager at Sligo City Hotel, responded to this review, February 25, 2008
The comments this gentleman has made I find offensive as he is telling a lie.. This man did make a complaint to me on Friday night showing me discoloured water in a glass, I informed him sometime this happens in Sligo and it was beyond our control.. He explained to me he just wanted to make me aware he felt there was a problem with our hot water tanks, and we needed to get it looked at... I informed him I would mention it to the owners of the hotel, At no time did I say it was the owners fault.....
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2008

Spent last night at the Sligo City Hotel - 99euro for a double room, midweek and off-season. This is possibly why I had no problems whatsoever finding space in the small carpark at the rear of the hotel.

Our first room did not impress, as the heating didn't work (during a particularly cold week) and the smoke alarm had a plastic bag covering it, inexplicably. However, we were promptly moved to another room which was spacious, comfortable, warm and adhering to Health and Safety regulations. The room was decorated quite nicely and the bed and its bedding were really comfortable. The bathroom was adequate - clean, with a reasonable shower - if on the small side.

There was little noise from other guests, as the hotel wasn't particularly busy. However, the noise from revellers on the street disturbed me a little - the downside of such an attractive, central location. The nearby clock tower was also a bit noisy, preventing me from sleeping soundly! In addition, the heating system has a bit of a rattle - this probably wouldn't be a problem for a very deep sleeper, though.

  • Liked — The clean, comfortable bedding
  • Disliked — The noise from the clock, passersby and the heating system
  • Stayed February 2008, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Check in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Business service (e.g., internet access)
Helpful?
1 Thank Dawnage
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Sligo hotels
0.1 mi away
The Glasshouse
The Glasshouse
#4 of 8 in Sligo
4.0 of 5 bubbles 1,572 reviews
0.4 mi away
Riverside Hotel
Riverside Hotel
#2 of 8 in Sligo
4.5 of 5 bubbles 371 reviews
0.9 mi away
Clayton Hotel Sligo
Clayton Hotel Sligo
#7 of 8 in Sligo
3.5 of 5 bubbles 340 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.3 mi away
Sligo Park Hotel
Sligo Park Hotel
#5 of 8 in Sligo
4.0 of 5 bubbles 1,042 reviews
0.3 mi away
Great Southern Hotel Sligo
2.1 mi away
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Sligo City Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sligo City Hotel

Property: Sligo City Hotel
Address: Sligo City Hotel Quay Street | Sligo, Sligo, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Sligo > Sligo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Sligo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sligo City Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 61
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally situated in the city centre of Sligo, the Sligo City Hotel is next to O'Connell Street, which offers extensive shopping, riverside restaurants and cosy bars. The hotel has free WiFi throughout, free daily newspapers and free limited private parking. Sligo Railway and Bus Station is a 5-minute walk away. The newly renovated rooms are modern and spacious and cater for all guest group sizes. Every room features a 32-inch flat-screen cable TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The en-suite bathrooms have a bath and/or shower, a hairdryer, and free toiletries. Ironing supplies and trouser presses are available upon request. The Quays Restaurant serves full Irish breakfast and offers an extensive dining menu using local ingredients. Guests can enjoy a drink in the Quays Bar where there is weekend music entertainment on offer throughout the year. The Sligo City Hotel overlooks Sligo Bay and sits on the Wild Atlantic Way. With golfing, swimming and surfing activities available, Rosses Point and Strandhill are within a 10-minute drive. Ireland West Knock International Airport is just 45 minutes' drive away. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Hotwire, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly and Hotel.de so you can book your Sligo City Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing