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“neat pool. HUGE comfortable bed.”
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Sheraton Athlone
Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Athlone
Certificate of Excellence
Beaverton, Oregon
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48 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“neat pool. HUGE comfortable bed.”
Reviewed 2 April 2014

We stayed as a family in 2 rooms. We had a few days of touring Paris and we were exhausted so we took the day off and let the children swim before touring Ireland. It had a great pool area with a lot of fun water features. There is a mall connected to the hotel and we ate in the Harvest Café. It had really tasty hearty comfort food at reasonable prices. I would recommend this hotel and I'll stay there again if we ever go back to Ireland.

Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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SheratonGeneralMgr, General Manager at Sheraton Athlone, responded to this review, 15 April 2014
Dear “plezzka L”,

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Sheraton Athlone Hotel and for taking the time to provide a review of your experience with us.

I am delighted to read that you found our hotel to be family friendly. Our Sheraton Adventure Club will be available daily from the end of this month, and our Leisure Concierges are currently participating in the various complimentary activities both here at the hotel and in the surrounding Lakelands and Inlands Waterways Region so that our guests will be kept as informed as possible about the experiences available in the area this spring and summer.

From the newly renovated Athlone Castle or a cruise on The Shannon to be enjoyable, guests of the Sheraton receive exclusive discounts for Athlone Castle and many of our leisure packages include the choice of a complimentary cruise or other activity in the area

Thank you once again for your review and for choosing to stay at The Sheraton Athlone Hotel and I do hope that you have the opportunity to return to Ireland and The Sheraton Athlone Hotel..

Yours Sincerely,
Johnny O'Sullivan,
General Manager.
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Newtown Cunningham, Donegal, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

A group of us stayed at the Sheraton in Athlone last weekend to celebrate my mum's birthday and to enjoy some retail therapy. The facilities in the hotel were great but what made our stay so enjoyable were the fabulous staff that we met. All the staff we met were so genuinely welcoming, friendly and professional - it was a level of hospitality that we have not encountered anywhere else. A special word of thanks to Ciara and the bar staff who looked after us so well and who organised a surprise personalised dessert for my mum on saturday afternoon. We enjoyed our stay so much that we have already re booked to go back again during the mid term break with our families. Can't wait.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

Stayed for three nights.Requested a room with a view but unfortunately we were not allocated one and had to pay for an upgrade. The room was clean ,spacious and we had a view of the town.The staff was friendly and the service excellent. Breakfast was excellent with a good selection of food.If we are in the area again we have have no hesitation in staying in the Sheraton .

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

Myself and my husband had our wedding reception in the Sheraton in August. The whole weekend was amazing. The staff were just fantastic they catered to our every need.Bedrooms were perfect and food was delicious. Such a fabulous hotel. Well worth a visit.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

Just spent a night at the Sheraton. Room on the 8th floor was lovely. Bathroom was spotlessly clean with a very luxurious finish. No minibar in the room. Ate in the hotel restaurant which was very reasonably priced for a delicious meal (2 starters, 2 mains and a glass of wine for €50). Staff were very friendly yet professional. Leisure centre was lovely but there was children's swimming lessons on in the morning which meant there was alot of noise and half of the pool was occupied by them. Great location for shopping or casual dining with The Athlone Shopping Centre attached to the hotel. All round it was a very enjoyable stay. A really lively spot!!

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

We waited to be seated for 5 minutes as there was nobody around to greet us even though we could see a couple of staff sitting around. When two waiters turned up at the same time they apologised for keeping us waiting. We were seated and bread and a jug of water were served to us immediately. The meal was enjoyable and even though there was no vegetarian option on the set menu ,the waiter checked with the chef on what he/she could make me, it turned out to be a vegetable stir fry with rice. we were a party of four and none of us had a complaint about the food , it was just the surroundings. We were the only customers in the restaurant so there was no atmosphere at all. Then a few people started coming in carrying trays of food and we discovered they were coming from The Harvest Cafe which is situated on the same floor and has its own seating but for some reason they chose to sit in the restaurant. Quite a few people passed through as we ate our meal and I felt it was an odd set - up. Either you pay to dine in the restaurant or you pay to eat in the cafe. Our waiter was lovely and friendly whilst we ate but when it came to paying the bill we couldn't find him. I describe it as a strange experience because I don't think they are used to customers coming in and being waited on , just the customers who arrive in from the adjoining cafe. I expected more from a Sheraton Hotel and it was a hit or miss experience for me. I would not bother coming here again but would find a nice little cafe of which there are many in Athlone.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

Stayed here recently with a friend & I would recommend it totally as staff were
friendly & helpful. Rooms were so spacious & comfortable, we got a particularly nice room on Level 4 with a beautiful view over athlone & all this for a very good rate for a one night stay.
The complimentary parking is also a bonus!
Perfect Stay

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Sheraton Athlone
Address: Gleeson Street, Athlone, Ireland
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Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Athlone
#2 Family Hotel in Athlone
#2 Business Hotel in Athlone
#2 Spa Hotel in Athlone
#3 Luxury Hotel in Athlone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Sheraton Athlone 4*
Number of rooms: 167
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A local landmark in Athlone thanks to its 12 story glazed tower, Sheraton Athlone Hotel is a unique hotel in Ireland. Offering all of the comfort you can expect from a four star hotel, including 167 luxurious bedrooms and suites, with many affording spectacular views over the River Shannon and Ireland's lakelands, as well as outstanding spa facilities. Health & Leisure facilities include a remarkable aquatics area with 18m pool, 3 feature pools and state of the art fitness equipment. Sheraton Athlone Hotel is located beside the Athlone Town Centre shopping centre giving it prime location, and only 70 minutes from Dublin, which makes it perfect for business or leisure. ... more   less 
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