Room type

Family Room (2)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Family Room (1)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Standard Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Family Suite

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Single Room

Max Occupancy: 1 guest


Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 2 restaurants and full-service spa



This family-friendly Ballinasloe hotel is located on a river, 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Ballinasloe Golf Club, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Glendeer Pet Farm and Battle of Aughrim Interpretive Centre. Temple Finghin and Clonmacnoise Cathedral are also within 16 mi (25 km).

Hotel Features

2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a sauna are onsite.

Room Amenities

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

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Shearwater Hotel 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. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center. This family-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, a steam room, and spa services. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Shearwater Hotel is a smoke-free property.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

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

Marengos Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 

Spa Services

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.

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


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

No cribs (infant beds) available

24-hour check-in


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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

Official Ireland Rating provided by Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority)

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