Located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Ballinasloe Golf Club, Shearwater Hotel is within a 15-minute drive of Battle of Aughrim Interpretive Centre. This 4-star hotel has 104 guestrooms and offers conveniences like 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Centrally located in Ballinasloe, the hotel is also within a 30-minute drive of Clonmacnoise and Athenry Castle and Ennis Abbey.

Dining

Enjoy dining at The Marina Restaurant, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start each morning with breakfast, served for a fee from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Rooms

All of Shearwater Hotel's 104 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including coffee makers, safes, and phones. Guests can expect free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Rooms also include desks.

Property features

Guests of Shearwater Hotel enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. There's free parking if you drive. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Room Amenities

Shearwater Hotel offers 104 air-conditioned 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 high-speed 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.

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

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. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center. This family-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. 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 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 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)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

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 

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.

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna, 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 
  • Fitness classes on site 

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: EUR 13.50 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 20.00
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 25.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 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

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.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

National Rating

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


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