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Two Bedrooms Suite
1 King Bed and 1 Double Murphy Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Single Room
Room with view
1 Single Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Twin Room
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283 square feet
1 Single Bed 2 Single Beds
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Double Room
Room with view
283 square feet
1 Double Bed 1 Single Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Standard Family Room
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1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly hotel with 2 restaurants and full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Indoor pool
Business centre
Laundry facilities

Location

This family-friendly Ballinasloe hotel is located on the riverfront, 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Ballinasloe Golf Club, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Battle of Aughrim Interpretive Centre and Kilconnell Franciscan Friary. Glendeer Pet Farm and Clonmacnoise are also within 16 miles (25 km). Ballinasloe Station is 23 minutes by foot.

Hotel features

Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a sauna are on-site.

Room amenities

All 104 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Premium bedding and coffee/tea makers are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed from 27 September 2019 until 30 September 2019 (dates subject to change):

  • Fitness facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Shearwater Hotel & Spa features an indoor pool and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a business centre. This family-friendly hotel also offers a fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance and multilingual staff. On-site self-parking is complimentary.

Shearwater Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Shopping on site
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 104
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Shearwater Hotel & Spa offers 104 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath, designer toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Pay films
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

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

Marengos Restaurant – This restaurant only serves breakfast.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Personal motorised watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

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

The spa is open daily.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 9
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No cots (infant beds) available

24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 10.00 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 20.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 25.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Carlton Hotel Shearwater
  • 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
  • Shearwater Hotel
  • Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe
  • Shearwater Ballinasloe
  • Carlton Shearwater Ballinasloe
  • Hotel Carlton Shearwater
  • Carlton Shearwater Hotel Galway
  • Hotel Carlton Shearwater
  • Shearwater Hotel & Spa Hotel
  • Shearwater Hotel & Spa Ballinasloe
  • Shearwater Hotel & Spa Hotel Ballinasloe

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

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