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Located in Ballinasloe, Shearwater Hotel & Spa is in the city center and on the riverwalk. Battle of Aughrim Interpretive Centre and Dartfield Horse Museum and Heritage Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Ballinasloe Golf Club and Athlone Golf Club. Traveling with kids? Consider Glendeer Pet Farm and Athlone Leisure World. With water skiing, rafting, and sailing nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.
Battle of Aughrim Interpretive Centre - 8 min drive
Ballinasloe Golf Club - 9 min drive
Kilconnell Franciscan Friary - 13 min drive
Glendeer Pet Farm - 24 min drive
Clonfert Cathedral - 31 min drive
Ballinasloe Station - 3 min drive
The Restaurant — 1 min walk
The Main Bar — 1 min walk
The Black Pig — 6 min walk
The Bread Basket — 7 min walk
Maud Millars — 8 min walk
About this property
Shearwater Hotel & Spa
Family-friendly hotel with full-service spa and restaurant
A full-service spa, a restaurant, 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. 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.
Shearwater Hotel & Spa offers 104 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
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.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and transportation
Free self parking on site
Wheelchair-accessible parking available
Food and drink
Buffet breakfast available for a fee weekends 8:00 AM–11:00 AM: EUR 10.00 per person
24-hour room service
Things to do
Access to nearby indoor pool
Access to nearby indoor pool
Children's club (surcharge)
Dry cleaning service
In-room child care (surcharge)
Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Free newspapers in lobby
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning service
Pool sun loungers
9 treatment rooms
Couples treatment room(s)
Manicures and pedicures
Spa open daily
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
Bathroom emergency pull cord
Grab bar in shower
Grab bar near toilet
In-room accessibility (select rooms)
Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
Raised toilet seat
Roll-in shower (select rooms)
Well-lit path to entrance
Wheelchair-accessible bathroom vanity
Wheelchair-accessible business center
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
Wheelchairs available on site
Fireplace in lobby
Deep soaking bathtub
Food and drink
Connecting rooms available
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Restaurant dining guide
Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18
Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: EUR 25.00
Special check-in instructions
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.
Renovations and closures
This property is closed until May 1 2021 (date subject to change).
The property is closed between March 17 and July 20.
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 10.0 per day
Property payment types
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 10.00 per person (approximately)
Late check-out fee: EUR 25.00 (subject to availability)
Rollaway bed fee: EUR 10.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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 may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
We should mention
Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 9:30 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
Property is also known as
Carlton Hotel Shearwater
Carlton Hotel Shearwater Galway
Carlton Shearwater Galway Ballinasloe
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Galway Carlton Hotel
Hotel Carlton Galway
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Hotel Carlton Shearwater
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Shearwater Hotel & Spa Hotel
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Frequently asked questions
Can I cancel my reservation for free at Shearwater Hotel & Spa and receive a full refund?
Yes, Shearwater Hotel & Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Shearwater Hotel & Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Shearwater Hotel & Spa?
As of Apr 11, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Shearwater Hotel & Spa on May 4, 2021 start from $108, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Shearwater Hotel & Spa have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool and a children's pool. Pool access is from 6:00 AM–9:30 PM.
Is Shearwater Hotel & Spa pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Shearwater Hotel & Spa?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Shearwater Hotel & Spa?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at Shearwater Hotel & Spa?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for EUR 25.00 (subject to availability).
Where is Shearwater Hotel & Spa located?
This family-friendly Ballinasloe hotel is located on the riverwalk, 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 Temple Finghin are also within 16 mi (25 km). Ballinasloe Station is 24 minutes by foot.
Our stay was very pleasant this is our fourth hotel stay in the current climate of the corona virus so far thIs has been the best hotel regarding informing the customer of the rules regulations still having a relaxed stay