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Standard Double or Twin Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Deluxe Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Deluxe Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Standard Double or Twin Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Ellison

The Ellison

4.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Popular amenities

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

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Lannagh Hiking Trails2 min walk
  • Popular LocationMayo Memorial Peace Park3 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 is located in Castlebar. National Museum of Country Life and Michael Davitt Museum 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

  • Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails - 2 min walk
  • Mayo Memorial Peace Park - 3 min walk
  • TF Royal Theatre and Event Centre - 6 min walk
  • McHale Park - 3 min drive
  • Franciscan Monastery - 10 min drive

Getting around

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

About this property

The Ellison

4-star hotel
You can look forward to a hair salon, dry cleaning/laundry services and car hire on site at The Ellison. 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 banquet hall and a lift
  • Smoke-free property, free newspapers and a front desk safe
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All guest rooms at The Ellison have thoughtful touches, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access and laptop-compatible safes. Guests reviews speak well of the overall comfort 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 daily 8 AM–11 AM: 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
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • 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
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

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

You need to know

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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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
The Ellison Hotel
The Ellison Castlebar
Harlequin Hotel Castlebar
The Ellison Hotel Castlebar
The Ellison (formerly The Harlequin Hotel)

Frequently asked questions

Is The Ellison pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 27 Sept 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 2 Oct 2022 start from €100.00, 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?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Ellison?

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?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is The Ellison located?

Situated in Castlebar, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from McHale Park, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Elmhall Graveyard and National Museum of Country Life. Belcarra Eviction Cottage and Ballintubber Abbey are also within 9 mi (15 km). Castlebar Station is 23 minutes by foot.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Ellison and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Ellison offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Ellison cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 262 out of 493 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 169 out of 493 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 43 out of 493 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 14 out of 493 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 493 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The property was pleasant but For summertime they need to have fans available for all the rooms. Also no usb charging ports
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good place
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

2/5 Poor

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Room was not clean, hairs in the bath and around the toilet floor, crumbs on carpet.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful accommodations in all aspects. The staff was exceptional! Very helpful and very pleasant!
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful property and the largest free parking spaces found any where in Ireland
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in May 2022