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Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
Marina PointBallinasloeGalwayIreland

4-star hotel in Ballinasloe with 2 restaurants, spa
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.4
Service
Fantastic service
Location
Great location
Pool
Great pool
Cleanliness
Quite clean
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Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe

from $61
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Single Room
  • Family Room (1)
  • Family Room (2)
  • Family Suite, Connecting Rooms
  • Executive Suite
  • Triple Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 104 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Children's club *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Heather and Earth has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

Dining

The Marina Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Marengos Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site

Nearby

  • Golfing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe’s small print

Also known as

  • Carlton Hotel Shearwater
  • Shearwater Hotel
  • Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe
  • Shearwater Ballinasloe
  • Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe
  • Hotel Carlton Shearwater
  • Carlton Shearwater Hotel Galway
  • Carlton Hotel Shearwater Galway
  • Carlton Shearwater
  • Carlton Shearwater Galway Ballinasloe
  • Carlton Shearwater Hotel
  • Carlton Shearwater Hotel Galway Ballinasloe
  • Galway Carlton Hotel
  • Hotel Carlton Galway
  • Shearwater Galway

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 20.00

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 25.00

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 13.50 per person (approximately)

Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe

Landmarks

  • Heart of Ballinasloe
  • Ballinasloe Golf Club - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Battle of Aughrim Interpretive Centre - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • Clonmacnoise - 13.7 mi / 22.1 km
  • Glendeer Pet Farm - 11.3 mi / 18.2 km
  • Temple Finghin - 12.9 mi / 20.8 km
  • Clonmacnoise Cathedral - 13 mi / 20.9 km
  • Cross of the Scriptures - 13 mi / 20.9 km

Getting around

  • Ballinasloe Station - 25 min walk
  • Woodlawn Station - 22 min drive
  • Athlone Station - 23 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 176 reviews

Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe
Very Good8.0
Nice stay
Nice hotel, the room was well kept. The room was very clean but unfortunately had a smell of cold cigaret. I guess that the previous guests didn’t care to smoke in a non smoking room. Breakfast was nice and diversified. Staff was very friendly. Will go back again.
Priscilla, us2 night family trip
Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe
Good6.0
Overpriced
This place is very overpriced for the region. Our room was very strangely designed, something like a college dorm suite with a lot of space that could have been dedicated to the bedroom instead being part of a large interior hallway with three doors, two of which went to other rooms and were locked. Service at the hotel was GREAT, not so much in the restaurant, where we were treated like intruders and finally just left. We paid less to stay at a nice place in Galway and wish Hotels.com had other options in this region near the fabulous monastic site of Clonmacnoise.
A Traveler, us1 night romance trip
Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe
Exceptional10.0
A gem.....
Very impressed with this hotel...great room, got some good bar food and breakfast was plentiful..
roger, us1 night business trip
Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe
Good6.0
Uncomfortable but popular
The check in staff were borderline rude. The restaurant staff were not entirely competent but were nice. The real issue was that there was no hot water for hours, no washcloths. The air was off, which we were told after we had checked in and paid. The room was incredibly hot. When we complained, they basically told us to deal. They had a party until 2 a.m. you could feel through the floor and we were supposedly put in the room without air to lessen the impact of the sound. I could clearly hear lyrics and I am hearing impaired. So I sweated for hours, awake and then was unable to take a normal shower in the morning. There were tons of folks and events going on so I cannot imagine that everyone had the same experience as we did.
Alexis, us1 night family trip
Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe
Exceptional10.0
IRELAND!
Staff was friendly and rooms nice and comfortable!
Roosevelt, us1 night romance trip

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Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe

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