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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Jim Danby was talkative, informative and a wonderful host. Nancy is incredible in the kitchen and friendly to talk with This couple are soon to retire, get there soon. Having been able to meet them and stay at their establishment was a treat and honor. Located easily to get to anywhere you need. A little hideaway you don't expect,but glad...

1Thank JoyJoyGreece
Reviewed 24 June 2015

The hosts were not home when we arrived but they had thoughtfully arranged for a neighbor to let us in and give us keys. We really did not have much interaction with them until morning. The room was comfortable and well equipped. Our breakfast was very good and there were a lot of options. Parking for all the cars was...

Thank solomon5
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 April 2015

B&B second to none. My family of seven were well cared for and the breakfast was great. Book early and eat at Grogan's Pub - Jim will provide directions. Beautiful home, yard and garden, parking onsite.

Thank kbobb1975
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We stayed there during a large family trip with 7 adults. All the rooms we stayed in were spacious, clean and comfortable with nice bathrooms. Jim shared a fantastic recommendation for dinner at nearby Grogan's Pub which turned out to be the best meal we had in all of Ireland. Additionally, the breakfast that Nancy cooked the next morning was...

Thank andierb
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Jim was very accommodating. He stayed up and made sure that we got settled after we arrived shortly after hours. He even gave us some recommendations for grabbing a late meal. The accommodations at Shelmalier house were second to none. We had a good night sleep at this cozy bed and breakfast. We both enjoyed a full-Irish breakfast, made to...

Thank PipeDream31
Efland, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 October 2014

We were traveling Ireland with no reservations and decided to see Athlone before we returned to Dublin. We emailed the Shelmalier and are glad we did. Jim, the owner, is straight forward, extraordinary guy who provide not only the most comfortable place we stayed during our 10 day visit, but gives great advise regarding local pubs etc. The rooms are...

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

We were attending a wedding in a nearby hotel buy could not get a room in the hotel. Stayed at the shelmalier house instead and it was just as good. From arriving, there's plenty of parking, room was clean and spacious. Breakfast was tasty and filling. Would definitely recommend.

Thank decob
County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and from the warm and friendly welcome we got from Jim waiting with the door opened to the delicious breakfast cooked by Nancy in the mornings it was a treat. The room was immaculate and very adequate. It was a real pleasure to stay there and I am only too happy to recommend it

Thank Denorrie
Khalkis, Greece
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We travelled along Ireland (beautiful country with lovely people) this august and we booked from the Tourist Office at Shelmalier House. When we arrived, Jim, a warm hearted gentleman, welcomed us and after showing us our room, he offered to take us to town with his car and show us where to eat, drink and drove us for a rapid...

Thank Teri K
Greenville, Alabama
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Absolutely as clean, neat, and well maintained a B&B as we have stayed in. Five minutes after checking-in Jim and Nancy had our family of seven feeling like we were family. Very warm, friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful about not only Athlone, but other areas of Ireland. Jim's wife Nancy is a certified pastry chef so you can guess as to...

Thank Mikail B

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Additional Information about Shelmalier House

Address: Retreat Road | Cartontroy, Athlone, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: RM365 - RM455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shelmalier House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“downstairs rooms near the sauna!”
 of 5 bubbles C6387CYmaryd, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there was a bad room in the place”
 of 5 bubbles maryglennw, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Bed was excellent, place was very clean, super hot shower, tv, but only watched news, quiet and super.”
  • Twin room
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 of 5 bubbles JoyJoyGreece, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“They are al just fine. Quiet and peaceful setting.”
 of 5 bubbles 642tims, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Any room in this B&B is a good room”
 of 5 bubbles mikailb2013, 14 Aug 2014 | Read review
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