Cheap Hotels in Athlone
The Shines Guesthouse is located 5-minute drive from the centre of Athlone and Athlone Station. It offers free Wi-Fi in public areas, a restaurant serving home-cooked food and free parking. With under-floor heating, rooms at the guest house feature a sleigh bed, a TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and a private bathroom with a shower. Shines Restaurant is open Wednesday to Sunday & Bank Holidays 09:00am to 21:00pm . Serving Breakfast Lunch & Dinner. The large lounge has a comfortable sofa, a selection of books and magazines and a TV. The bar offers local ales and an open fire.The public bar hosts 5 TV screens showing all sports & matches. Athlone Golf Club and the shores of Lough Ree are both just 3 miles from the Shines. The train station has a direct route to Galway.
This charming hotel can be found in Athlone. A total of 30 units are available for guests' convenience. This is not a pet-friendly accommodation.
Villa St John Hotel
A cosy bungalow in a superb County Westmeath location, Villa St. John is a friendly bed and breakfast offering a warm Irish welcome. Sitting only 2km from the centre of Athlone town, visitors can enjoy great nightlife in its many bars and indulge in a number of renowned gourmet restaurants. Close to beautiful Lough Ree and the River Shannon, guests can admire idyllic scenery and enjoy excellent fishing and angling. Discover the area’s past at Athlone Castle and the ancient 12th century monastic settlement, Clonmacnoise. Outdoor activities such as boat trips, wind surfing, water skiing and sailing are available nearby.
Shannonside House B&B Hotel
On the West bank of the River Shannon, Shannonside House is set within large, private gardens. Guests can enjoy home cooking and free parking, and Athlone's centre is a 5-minute walk away. Rooms at Shannonside all have a small en-suite bathroom with a shower curtain and free toiletries. Guests can relax in the rooms with a TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Some rooms also include a garden view. Full Irish breakfasts are served each day, along with a wide continental selection. Guests can relax after breakfast in the cosy TV lounge. Athlone’s bus and train station is just a 10-minute walk away. The N6 Athlone Bypass road is less than 5 minutes away by car.
Riverview House Hotel
A charming 4-star bed and breakfast just five minutes drive from Athlone town centre, Riverview House is the ideal base for exploring County Westmeath. Highly recommended by the Michelin Guide, guests can enjoy superb hospitality and a welcome of tea/coffee and freshly baked scones on arrival. In historic Athlone there’s plenty to discover, including 12th century Athlone Castle, the Luan Gallery and the ancient monastic site of Clonmacnoise. Visitors can enjoy golf, cycling and walking routes, unrivalled fishing in the nearby lakes and scenic boat trips on the River Shannon. Secure private parking is available for guests.
Four Seasons Hotel
Four Seasons B&B, Annagh, Ballykeeran, Athlone, is a delightful and pleasant location in the heart of Ireland, close to the M6 motorway to Dublin (90 minutes), and the Capital of the West, Galway is just one hour’s drive. Four Seasons is also within driving distance of the “Wild Atlantic Way.” The quaint villages of Glasson and Mount Temple are within a few minutes’ drive where there are excellent restaurant-pubs and golfing facilities. Guests, who prefer an urban buzz may enjoy the choice of terrific pubs and restaurants in Athlone, which now has been branded as a top ‘Destination’ location, where there are wonderful tours available on the majestic River Shannon up through Lough Ree to Hodson Bay, or South towards other tranquil parts of the famous waterway, the largest in Europe. Four Seasons B&B is a perfect base from which to visit Galway City, Cliffs of Moher, Clare, or Clonmacnois, Offaly.
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Hotels in Athlone
Nestled on the border between the counties of Roscommon and Westmeath, the town of Athlone is a popular destination with visitors to the area. There's a great range of Athlone hotels to choose from and if you're staying in the locality for a few days, you'll find plenty to keep you occupied and entertained.
Things to do
There's always lots going on in Athlone and if you're lucky your visit might coincide with the Athlone Literary Festival, the annual TriAthlone competition or the town's All-Ireland Drama Festival.
Athlone Castle has roots going back to the 13th century when the structure was a timber fort. Visit today and you'll be able to learn about the history of this walled town, try out the weapons of the day and discover what it was like to be caught in the middle of a siege.
Luan Gallery on Grace Road is the place to go to enjoy superb national and international visual art projects. You might also want to visit Dun na Sí Heritage Park to the east of the town. It's the designated genealogical centre for the County Westmeath and aims to support culture and education in the local area
You'll find plenty of opportunities to leave your hotel in Athlone and experience the great outdoors. Stroll around the area on a historic town walk, or perhaps take the Shannon Banks Nature Trail, which begins at Athlone Castle.
Golf lovers can head to Athlone golf club, which is one of the oldest clubs in the country, while the Baysports adventure centre offers a range of activities including sailing and kayaking.
The centre of Athlone is filled with a great mix of big name brands and specialist independent shops. The Burgess of Athlone Department Store in the centre of town stocks everything from fashion to homeware items, and Core Crafted Design in the nearby village of Ballynahown sells beautiful ceramics, jewellery and paintings.
Eating and drinking
With a great range of independent restaurants and hotels in Athlone, you'll have no problem finding dining options to suit your taste and budget. Thyme Restaurant is known for its excellent modern Irish cuisine, while Hatters Bistro specialises in Mediterranean dishes. Laid-back fine dining is on offer at Wineport Lodge to the north of town.
Consider Harvest Café in the town centre if you want a top-quality light meal or snack while out shopping, or perhaps try A Slice of Life on Connaught Street for breads and pastries.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Athlone
What are the best hotels to stay in Athlone?According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in Athlone are Creggan Court Hotel, Shamrock Lodge Hotel and Athlone Springs Hotel.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Athlone?The lowest price for a double room in Athlone is £58.
What hotels are in the central Athlone neighborhood?If you want to stay near the center of Athlone, you can consider staying at Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Shines Guesthouse and Creggan Court Hotel.
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