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Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone
Ranked #6 of 9 Hotels in Athlone
Certificate of Excellence
Derry, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Great place to stay!!”
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Lovely hotel for the money paid. Had everything you need for a hotel break. Staff were really friendly and couldnt do enough for you, rooms were lovely and comfy.

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Reviewed 17 July 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights last week and had a lovely time. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Food was lovely. Rooms large and clean.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 July 2012

Was at a wedding there and they could not have done more great place for pictures and great sized room staff are very friendly I would recommend it to anyone

  • Stayed June 2012
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London, England
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Reviewed 30 June 2012

We had a family reunion in August 2011 and I was really impressed by the friendliness and high levels of service of the staff in addition to the hotel, its ground and its walking distance proximity to the centre of Athlone. Ours was a large reunion and they dealt with a wedding the same weekend, but no request we made was too much trouble for the hotel. Okay it made need a lick of paint here and there but that was of no consequence given the high level of professional service and excellent food the hotel had to offer - and most reasonably priced too!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 June 2012

We had our wedding here on 2nd June. They couldn't do enough for us anything we asked for it was no problem at all. The function room was fabulous. Food was lovely and service was great also. The bridal suit was very nice and comfortable not that we were in there for long. All the guests that stayed said same. Price per head for meal is also good. No hidden costs at all price you see is price you pay. We were made feel very relaxed for our big day. I highly recommend this hotel for a wedding or any function or just a break away. Its close to the town but not in the town.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 June 2012

I was meeting a very good girlfriend for an overnight stay and dinner, athlone being the halfway point for both of us. We found the shamrock lodge price to be very reasonable and wanted somewhere with 2 seperate bedrooms so we could get a good nights sleep. So we booked into their 2 bed apt. Upon driving in I was a bit nervous the place is very rundown, the reception had a funny smell and I had to pay upfront for the room, before even seeing it? I was glad not to stay in the hotel but the apt was clean and big so I would recommend those. Breakfast was very slow as we asked for eggs cooked too order - we waited at least 40 mins, they were fine. Overall the stay was ok but it just has a bit of a "low-rent" feel about the place and I didn't feel very safe there.

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 June 2012

Reservation staff were not very helpful. Told us there was no availability but when we checked online there was & had to inform her of the hotel's availability. Also was not very polite when we requested a quiet room. Once we arrived, the checkin was fine & the apartment was clean & comfortable, great for a weekend stay. However, although there was a microwave & fridge, there was no cutlery, crokery or glasses. Nice rooms, slept well & all that. Would return next time we're in the area

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Additional Information about Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone

Property: Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone
Address: Clonown Road, Athlone 0000, Ireland (Formerly Shamrock Lodge Country House Hotel & Conference Centre)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Athlone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone 3*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located in the heart of Ireland in the historic town of Athlone Co Westmeath. Set on its own private grounds and gardens with ample FREE car parking. 5 minute walk from the town centre.75 minutes from Dublin.40 Bedrooms and 12 Two Bedroom Suites/Apartments. ... more   less 
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