County Westmeath is located in Ireland’s Ease Coast and Midlands Region, together with counties Kildare, Louth, Meath, Wicklow, Laois, Offaly and Longford. When travelling around Westmeath you will find a wide variety of Westmeath Hotels and Westmeath Guesthouses to choose from.
Athlone is one of the main town in Westmeath located on the banks of the River Shannon. It is a busy town and an important base for Shannon Cruising and in the heart of Ireland is an ideal location for touring the surrounding areas as well as acting as a “Gateway to the West”. Athlone has a number of excellent Westmeath hotels and restaurants as well as visitor attractions such as Athlone Castle and the Drum Heritage Centre.
Other visitor attractions include Belvedere House, located in Mullingar is a fully restored Georgian villa located on 160 acres of lakeside parkland. In addition to the house the estate also boasts wonderful gardens and the famous “Jealous Wall”. Ballinlough Castle Gardens, in Clonmellon is a 17th century castle and home to Lord Nugent. The estate also has fine gardens, which were restored in the mid 1990’s.
Rockfield Ecological Estate – is a classical Georgian house dating back to 1795 and houses traditional crafts in the old mill. Locke’s Distillery Museum in Kilbeggan, is one of the oldest distillery’s in the world. Dun na Si Heritage centre in Moate, Lough Park House in Castlepollard , an 18th century Dower house and Glassan a pretty village near Athlone and the hometown of the writer Oliver Goldsmith, are also worth visiting.
There are plenty of walking routes to explore in the county, such as the Westmeath Way, which runs from Kilbeggan to Mullingar or Mullaghmeen a 1,000 acre forest with plenty of trails to explore or Kilpatrick Woods near Ballinafid and part of the old Lord Greville Estate has plenty of lakeside walks. There are also plenty of excellent golf courses in County Westmeath, including Glasson Hotel and Golf Club, Ballinlough Castle Golf Club or the New Forest Golf Resort at Tyrellspass.
County Westmeath also offers many fine rivers and lakes to fish on including River Brosna, River Inny, Lough Owel and Lough Ree, to name but a few.
The Ireland Hotels website features 15 Westmeath hotels and Westmeath guesthouses in the county. Use the accommodation search box on this page to select hotel breaks or a guesthouse in County Westmeath. Or browse through our selection of Value Hotel Breaks Westmeath and special offers featured on this site.
The Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone one of the very best and most sought after hotels Athlone has to offer. Ideally located in the historic town of Athlone, the meeting point from all corners of the country. Just a 5 minute walk from Athlone Town host to 2 shopping centres, quaint boutiques and traditional Irish pubs and award winning restaurants. At the end of a tree lined avenue this Athlone hotel proudly sits on its own private grounds and gardens. With an abundance of free customer onsite parking this makes Shamrock Lodge the ideal conference venue Athlone for all your meetings and events. The hotel offers the very best hotel accommodation in Athlone with 40 bedrooms and 11 suites for your comfort, and a renowned Luain Restaurant for all your dining needs.
Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club is a Four star lakeside golf hotel located close to Athlone in County Westmeath in the Midlands Ireland. Renowned for our Warm Family Welcome, All of our guests experience the warmth of the Glasson welcome, super spacious Bedrooms & public areas to relax and unwind in. We offer superb food in our New Killinure Restaurant and Lakeside Bar with panoramic Lakeside Views over Lough Ree.
In Athlone's lively centre, this 4-star Sheraton Hotel has a 20-metre pool, a luxury spa, free internet and free parking. Guests have spacious rooms and a stylish restaurant, 1 hours’ drive from Dublin. Sirana Spa has 3 feature pools, a modern gym and a relaxation suite. There is a range of therapies and beauty treatments on offer. All elegant rooms have a Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed, flat-screen TV and a large private bathroom. Some rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Athlone and the River Shannon. La Provence Restaurant serves both classic Irish and international cuisine, prepared using the finest produce. Harvest Café offers informal dining, while Sheraton Bar has bar food and cocktails. Riverside restaurants and bars are within 5 minutes’ walk, and Athlone Castle is 0.6 miles away. The main bus and rail stations are 500 metres away.
Positioned alongside the sparkling waters of Athlone Marina, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone invites guests to discover Athlone's many natural and cultural attractions. Offering a choice location among hotels in Athlone city centre, the Radisson Blu puts guests within walking distance of downtown and Athlone's train and bus stations. Guests who wish to explore the area by water will find excellent choices for river cruises and fishing expeditions.
The CREGGAN COURT HOTEL, is conveniently located less than 1 mile from Athlone town centre, within the N6 centre. The proximity of the hotel to the new M6 moterway makes The CREGGAN COURT HOTEL an ideal destination to explore the midlands, host a conference or just relax in the peaceful surroundings that the midland region is noted for.
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