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County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stayed here for one night after attending a party. Menu has a good verity of options, food was wholesome and hot. Rooms are modern, clean and a nice size. Staff were excellent and nothing was too much trouble, well done. We would stay here again and would have no hesitation at recommending this hotel

Thank TravelingIrish2014
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Shirley Arms is the only hotel in town now, since it was extended all the local B&B's have closed down. Make no mistake Shirley Arms is a good 4* with nice big rooms, a good sized safe, hairdryer, ironing board, really good quality toiletries and a kettle with a generous supply of tea and coffee. Despite being a very busy...

2Thank CathieO3
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Small non chain hotel. Very comfy. Charming staff. Tasty food. Right in town centre with ample parking and a stroll to pubs and restaurants. Top tip. Ask for a 2nd floor room in modern part to reduce noise disturbance.

1Thank kaffinity
Zanesville, Ohio
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Stayed 6 nights in this hotel, beautiful rooms, newly decorated and all mod cons. It was a little cold during the night. Dinner in restaurant and lunch in lounge was great. Very good food. Highly recommend this hotel and we'll be back.

Thank Braden_Israel
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 8 March 2016

A group of us stayed the night as part of their golf deal. We played Concra Wood and had dinner and breakfast. Rooms lovely and modern.Food in the restaurant was lovely and all the staff were very attentive ,spent the evening in the bar , lovely night away. Would do it again

Thank Paula C
Bailieborough, Ireland
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Went here today as food normally good. Didnt go to restaurant as just wanted a main course. Not a fan of carvery so took a seat in lounge and expected to be able to order from there as we had before. Waitress explained it was either carvery or we could order off restaurant menu which was more expensive. We decided...

3Thank joanc171
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Stayed the night in this hotel, beautiful rooms, newly decorated and all mod cons. It was a little cold during the night. Dinner in restaurant and lunch in lounge was delicious. Breakfast was equally lovely, and service was quick. Highly recommend this hotel and we'll be back.

Thank Rikib
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Myself and my partner stayed here over the valentines weekend and had a really great time. The room we stayed in was beautiful and all of the staff their went out of their way to look after us. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a relaxing weekend away in a really nice hotel at an affordable...

Thank dughaz
Flint, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Great hotel, 1880 exterior with a 21st Century interior. Staff are great, food is lovely, rooms are excellent. What more could you want. Stayed here several times and each time the welcome from the staff is warm and friendly. Have not hesitation in recommending this hotel. Ahhhhh AC would be a plus but not a problem.

Thank hughsey13
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

I was really surprised at this hotel. From the outside I was just expecting a small pub type place. It was excellent. The rooms were huge and very modern. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The night porter opened the bar up for us well after hours with no fuss at all. I will certainly return again when I...

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Shirley_Arms_hotel, General Manager at Shirley Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review to Trip Advisor. We pride ourselves on quality of food and service to all our guests and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our hotel. We look forward to seeing you again Micheal Muldoon

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shirley Arms Hotel is just an hour's drive from Dublin and Belfast, centrally located in the busy market town of Carrickmacross famous for its lace and where Patrick Kavanagh penned his famous poetry. If you are touring or on business, fancy a game of golf or just seeking a place to relax, the 4* Shirley Arms Hotel provides the perfect haven for lesiure or business traveller. The Shirley Arms offers something for everyone throughout the day and evening. From early morning we serve freshly brewed coffee, baked scones, pastries and traditional Full Irish Breakfast. Roast Carvery is served daily. In the afternoons the popular Shirley Grill Menu offers a wide and varied menu in luxurious surroundings, it is the perfect place to relax, wind down, meet friends and soak in the atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shirley Arms Hotel

Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Monaghan > Carrickmacross
Price Range: £87 - £117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Arms Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“I preference the rooms at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles bridiefarren, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Second floor quiet with lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles V7819TOnicolam, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles CathieO3, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor is best”
 of 5 bubbles kaffinity, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room is nice”
 of 5 bubbles Rikib, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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