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Welcoming Our UK Visitors

To The Prince of Wales Hotel, Athlone

The 4-star Prince of Wales Hotel is ideally located in the heart of Athlone town centre, close to the River Shannon. Our enviable location just off the M6 and just over 1 hour from Dublin and Shannon Airport, is easily accessed by road from across the country and only a short walk from Athlone Train Station so we are the perfect location whether travelling for business or leisure from the UK. Whether you are looking for a romantic break in Ireland, a family break or a convenient base for a corporate stay, then the 4 star Prince of Wales Hotel is the perfect choice. Our hotel is also the prime location to explore an array of local attractions and activities to see and do in County Westmeath and nearby surrounding areas.

Don’t just take our word for it, see what a previous UK guest had to say about their stay:

“Perfect location, centre of everything. Topped up daily with towels and toiletries, was pretty thoughtful, left on our door handle without having to ask. Staff were very pleasant, always smiling and greeting as you pass. Comfortable beds, exceptional bathroom with an amazing shower.”

Access to Athlone Town

Located just over an hour from Dublin & Shannon Airport, Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer direct flights from a number of UK city locations including London, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh and many more. Car hire companies are located at all airports and because of our ideal location in the centre of Ireland, Athlone is well served by both national and regional public transport.

Useful Tips When Travelling From The UK

Car Hire companies are located in all the airports and we recommend that you book in advance of your arrival.
Please check roaming charges with your mobile phone provider before travelling to Ireland as this can add up to be quite costly.
Check your baggage restrictions before flying.
If you decide to use public transport, book in advance online for significant discounts

Your Visit To Ireland Starts Here

Book your stay now at the 4 star Prince of Wales Hotel where a warm Irish welcome awaits you. We provide luxurious accommodation designed for the ultimate night’s sleep to ensure you wake up refreshed and ready to continue your Irish adventure. We also offer a variety of dining options to choose from including light bites to delicious meals that offer something for everyone.

Enjoy 10% off our Best Available Rates, exclusive to our UK Visitors

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Luxury Guestrooms

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Discover Athlone

Discover Athlone during your stay at the Prince of Wales. Located in the heart of Ireland, Athlone is the perfect location to begin your exploration of Ireland.

The Prince of Wales Hotel is within walking distance of a wide selection of shops including Athlone Shopping Centre, clubs, restaurants, bars and more.

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Irelands Ancient East

Uncover the history of Irelands Ancient East during your stay at the Prince of Wales Hotel in Athlone.

Some of the most popular attractions in Ireland are available right on our doorstep. Whether you want to discover historical monuments or explore scenic walking trails, there are endless possibilities for everyone to enjoy when exploring Ireland.

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How to get here



Our front office team are always happy to reserve a taxi from the bus or rail station on your behalf.


Athlone Bus Station
750m to The Prince of Wales Hotel.
Estimated Travel Time: 4 mins


Athlone Train Station
750m to The Prince of Wales Hotel.
Estimated Travel Time: 4 mins


Galway Airport
79km to The Prince of Wales Hotel.
Estimated Travel Time: 52 mins