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Shearwater Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Ballinasloe
Virginia, Ireland
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

My husband and I have just come back from a weekend holiday at the Sherewater hotel hotel which was first class.
The bedrooms were large modern and very clean with a very large bathroom which was ultra modern and a pleasure to use.
The restaurant was bright and the food was varied with plenty to choose. The staff were very friendly and made us feel at home the moment we arrived.
There is a lovely swimming pool and spa facility, if you feel like treating yourself. The pool is free of charge with a charge for the spa treatments you can enjoy.
The entertainment in the bar was very enjoyable for those who want to venture out at night.

All in all a great hotel which we will go back and recommend this hotel highly.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

Myself and my husband along with another couple booked a weekend in the Sheerwater in June. We had a fantastic time. Such a warm welcome from reception staff, Catriona, one of the management team was particularly helpful. There is secure parking with direct access to the hotel.

The rooms were spotless, spacious and very pleasent. We had robes, fruit and bottled water, all included in our free upgrade: what a treat.

We had a lovely breakfast and enjoyed a great meal offer in the bar. On the Sunday we enjoyed a BBQ and live music in the afternoon.

We had such a relaxing time we are going back again this weekend and plan to try out the leisure facilities. Such good value and service for the money.

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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County Kerry, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2014

we stayed in this hotel for two nights during the galway races.the staff were friendly and helpful.the buffet breakfast was good .our room was big and very clean.there was a pool and gym but unfortunately we did not have time to use it.it would be a convenient base for exploring that part of ireland.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Castlebar
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Spent a long weekend in Ballinasloe for August bank holiday. Shearwater Hotel provided good base from where to explore East Galway. Lovely rooms, and thoroughly enjoyed gym and pool. Had a family meal in hotel restaurant Saturday night. Very busy but food was lovely. Served by waitress Mary who was lovely and very professional. Would recommend.

  • Stayed August 2014
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

I recently stayed in the Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe with my family. From the minute we stepped in the front door, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was very spacious, clean and up to date. The swimming pool was fantastic and the spa was exceptional. The food in the restaurant was first-class and we were served promptly. We cannot fault this hotel and we will definitely be staying again.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Had dinner with group of friends.Would highly recommend Shearwater food and service were excellent .served by a waitress called Mary .Had a lovely bottle of wine Wedding on same day hotel was busy lovel atmosphere.Will definitely call again.

Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Westport
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Had a nice stay at the Clearwater. Heading on to boat on the Shannon for few days. Stayed Sunday night at Sheraton for our evening meal before continuing our journey. We had a lovely meal. Not too busy which was nice but good atmosphere. We had three young children with us which is tricky best of times. Our meal was served by Mary who was friendly and courteous. Nice stay would recommend.

  • Stayed July 2014
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Additional Information about Shearwater Hotel

Property: Shearwater Hotel
Address: Marina Point, Ballinasloe, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Ballinasloe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Ballinasloe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Shearwater Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe
Hotel Carlton Shearwater
Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe, Ireland - County Galway

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