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The Ellison Hotel

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Lobby lounge
Front of property – evening/night
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served
Building design
Combined shower/bathtub, free toiletries, hair dryer, towels

Overview of The Ellison Hotel

The Ellison Hotel

4.0 star property
8.8 out of 10 Excellent
8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
Lannagh Road, Castlebar, Mayo

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMayo Memorial Peace Park1 min walk
  • Popular LocationLake Lannagh Hiking Trails2 min walk
  • Popular LocationTF Royal Theatre and Event Centre6 min walk
  • AirportKnock (NOC-Ireland West)33 min drive

Room options

About this area


The Ellison Hotel is located in Castlebar. TF Royal Theatre and Event Centre and National Museum of Country Life are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Elmhall Graveyard and Belcarra Eviction Cottage. Looking to enjoy an event or a match while in town? See what's going on at McHale Park. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Mayo Memorial Peace Park - 1 min walk
  • Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails - 2 min walk
  • TF Royal Theatre and Event Centre - 6 min walk
  • TF Royal & Theatre - 12 min walk
  • Linenhall Arts Centre - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Castlebar Station - 2 min drive
  • Knock (NOC-Ireland West) - 33 min drive


  • Cafe Rua - 11 min walk
  • Bar One - 13 min walk
  • The Irish House Bar - 9 min walk
  • Cafe Rua - 14 min walk
  • Domino's Pizza - Castlebar - 12 min walk

About this property

The Ellison Hotel

4-star hotel
Located close to TF Royal Theatre and Event Centre and Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails, The Ellison Hotel provides a hair salon, dry cleaning/laundry services and car hire on site. Be sure to enjoy a meal at The Harlequin, the on-site restaurant. In addition to a bar, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • Free self-parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), a 24-hour front desk and a lift
  • A banquet hall, smoke-free property and a TV in reception
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All 90 rooms have comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to thoughtful touches such as free WiFi and laptop-compatible safes. Guests reviews speak well of the comfortable rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/bath combinations and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Coffee/tea makers and daily housekeeping



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 7 AM–10 AM on weekdays and 8 AM–11 AM on weekends: EUR 14 for adults and EUR 5 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Restaurants on site

  • The Harlequin

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Lift
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible (may have limits)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Towels


  • TV/satellite channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe

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Check-in from 3:30 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: from approximately EUR 14 for adults and from EUR 5 for children

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Harlequin Castlebar
Harlequin Hotel
Harlequin Hotel Castlebar
Castlebar Days Inn
Days Inn Castlebar
The Harlequin Hotel

Frequently asked questions

Is The Ellison Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at The Ellison Hotel?

As of 30 May 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Ellison Hotel on 5 Jun 2023 start from €124.00, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Ellison Hotel?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Ellison Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:30 PM - 11 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at The Ellison Hotel?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is The Ellison Hotel located?

Situated in Castlebar, this hotel is steps away from Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails and TF Royal Theatre and Event Centre. McHale Park and National Museum of Country Life are also within 6 mi (10 km). Castlebar Station is 23 minutes by foot.




Rating 10 - Excellent. 284 out of 522 reviews" "
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Rating 8 - Good. 173 out of 522 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 33%
Rating 6 - Okay. 46 out of 522 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 9%
Rating 4 - Poor. 14 out of 522 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 3%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 5 out of 522 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Good


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice clean room only issue was at bottom of wardrobe so had to get on hands and knees to use not great for the older generation like me , Food in the restaurant excellent
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean and comfortable room. Very helpful and friendly staff and very good food both at breakfast and dinner. Free convenient parking. Would stay there again and recommend to others. Reasonable price on bed and breakfast deal too.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close to the town centre with secure parking.

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A gem!
Really enjoyed our 2 night stay. The staff were absolutely excellent, a credit to the hotel. The food was delicious, could not be faulted. Overall it was a great experience and we would definitely stay here again and would recommend to others
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Majority of staff were super friendly, hotel was modern and clean, food was a bit pricey but was great quality. Would both stay again and recommend!
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Modern, clean, quiet hotel, walkable distance from all major shoppings. Friendly professional staff.

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
First class hotel in great location..
Beautiful hotel, tastefully decorated, and very clean. Staff were very friendly and accommodating, especially in the breakfast area. Hotel is in great location, within walking distance of everything, and free parking on the premises. Would definitely stay again...
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful room!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022