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Shelmalier House

B&B Ireland Quality Assured

Athlone, Westmeath, N37 Y1X9

Review Score: Superb 9.1/10

2km from Athlone

Meet your host…

Jim & Nancy Denby

A warm welcome awaits you at Shelmalier House. Established over 30 years ago Jim and Nancy are renowned for their hospitality, culminating in 2013 with a Lifetime Achievement award presented by Midland Chamber of Commerce. Jim and Nancy work every day to bring you, the guest, an experience of Irish hospitality to remember long past your departure date. NOTE: Room Only - No Breakfast 

Retreat Road
N37 Y1X9

A Fáilte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Chartered B&B.

A beautiful 4-starTownhouse in a secluded spot just 2km from Athlone, County Westmeath, Shelmalier House is a relaxing getaway. Superb location for fishing trips around Lough Ree and the River Shannon, guests can also enjoy boat cruises of the famous river and exceptional scenery. The ancient monastic settlement of Clonmacnoise is nearby, as is Athlone Castle, the Luan Gallery, and a wealth of gourmet restaurants and lively pubs. A choice of four excellent golf courses are within a 15-minute drive of the house.  Breakfast to go option / Continental 

How to get here

As you approach  Athlone on N6 from the  east  exit on junction 9, turn left at the top of the ramp and continue through the first  roundabout and on to the next  roundaboutand, take the exit marked LOCAL TRAFFIC and continue for 900 metreson that road and Shelmalier is on the right.

Travelling east on N6 exit on junction 9 and at the top of the ramp turn right; follow the instructions as for above.



Sat Nav: Lat (53.422167) - Long (-7.904663)

  • Failte Ireland Safety Charter


  • Cot Available
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Cycling
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Ironing
  • No Smoking House
  • Private Car Park
  • Tea In Bedrooms
  • TV in Bedroom
  • Walking
  • Wi-Fi

Customer Reviews

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Overall Score



13 Sep 2022 
Review Score: 9/10


20 Aug 2022 
Review Score: 10/10

Wonderful B&B accommodation on our journey back to Dublin airport. Spacious, clean, lovely room. Special arrangements for an early breakfast. Jim directed us to The Prince of Wales for dinner and an antique shop beside Sean’s Bar. Excellent recommendations. Will return!

Ken Rainey

11 Aug 2022 
Review Score: 8/10

We had an excellent two night B & B at this first class accommodation. Very warm welcome , attention to detail and very enjoyable breakfast both mornings. Would definitely recommend this B & B.


10 Aug 2022 
Review Score: 10/10

We had a wonderful time! Jim and his family were very warm, welcoming, and helpful. The breakfast was the best we had during our week in Ireland.

Host's Reply:
Thank you Sally ,it was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we are so glad you enjoyed our new healthy option breakfast Best regards from all the Denby Family Jim


23 Jul 2022 
Review Score: 10/10

Our best B&B during our one-week trip. Jim was very helpful and a wonderfull host. The breakfast was perfect and full of local treats. I warmly recommend this B&B !!!!


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