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Welcoming Our USA Visitors

To The Prince of Wales Hotel, Athlone

The 4-star Prince of Wales Hotel is located in the heart of Athlone town centre. Our prime location in the bustling town of Athlone means we are in close proximity to a number of various public transport routes making us the perfect base whether travelling for business or leisure from the US.

Whether you are looking for a couples retreat in Ireland, reuniting with family, or a convenient base for a corporate stay, then the 4-star Prince of Wales Hotel is the perfect choice for you.

The Prince of Wales Hotel offers luxurious and spacious accommodation complete with modern facilities, pillow-topped mattresses and crisp cotton linen to ensure the utmost of comfort during your stay with us. With a wide selection of rooms types available here at the 4* Prince of Wales Hotel, Athlone, we have something for groups of all sizes. Our Double rooms provide privacy and comfort in a space that allows for you to unwind after a day of exploring and enjoying all that Westmeath has to offer.

Access to Athlone from Dublin Airport

Located just 1 Hour and 25 minutes from Dublin Airport, Aer Lingus offers direct flights from many US cities, including New York, Miami, Boston, Dallas, Atlanta, Denver and many more destinations. A huge advantage of travelling back to the US from Ireland is that you will pass through U.S. Preclearance facility. Dublin Airport is one of only a handful of airports outside North America that offers this facility. The benefit is that having cleared USCBP, passengers arriving in the US are treated as domestic arrivals, allowing them to avoid immigration queues, pick up their bags and go. Car hire companies are also located at all airports.

Book your stay today and avail of our special offers, this Autumn is time to escape and take in the heart of Ireland. We guarantee your stay at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Athlone will be one to remember this season.

Useful Tips when Travelling to Ireland

Car Hire companies are located in all the airports and we recommend
that you book an automatic car in advance of your arrival.
In Ireland, we drive on the left-hand side
Operating speed limits are in kilometres
Ireland has 3 pin plugs like the UK
Please check roaming charges with your mobile phone provider before travelling
to Ireland as this can add up to be quite costly.

Explore Athlone & Irelands Ancient East

Athlone is located on the majestic River Shannon and makes for the perfect holiday destination. Uncover the scenic hidden heartlands, endless stream of heritage and history, great shopping centres and much more. Some of the best local attractions are right on our doorstep such as the medieval Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery or how about the oldest pub in Ireland – Sean’s Bar, make sure you stop in for a lovely pint of Guinness, you won’t regret it!

Step back in time and explore Ireland’s Ancient East. Discover Ireland’s richest monastic site, trek through an abandoned medieval town, experience the mythological and sacred centre of Ireland and taste the magic of Ireland’s oldest distillery.

Don’t just take our word for it

See what our previous US guests have to say about their stay

“Excellent hotel, best we had in Ireland in the 2 weeks we were there. Excellent beds and pillows (finally a comfortable pillow) even a fan was available in the room since there’s no AC in most hotels in Ireland. Great location, nice breakfast, comfortable chairs in room too.”

At the Prince of Wales Hotel, we invite you to discover all that is on offer in Ireland’s Ancient East. A real Irish welcome awaits you along with luxurious accommodation, warm hospitality, and a sumptuous dining experience in the Prince Bar.

Your Visit to Ireland Starts Here!

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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.

Uncover the scenic hidden heartlands, endless stream of heritage and history, great shopping centres and much more.

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Irelands Ancient East

Disover Irelands Ancient East during your stay at the Prince of Wales Hotel in Athlone. Explore some of the most popular attractions in Ireland which are available right on our doorstep.

From visiting the historical monuments to exploring walking trails with beautiful views. There truly is something 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