Hodson Bay Hotel is 1 hour from Dublin Airport and just 5 minutes from Athlone Town Centre, the retail hub of the Midlands. Situated beside the Athlone golf course and nestled along the shores of Lough Ree, Ireland’s 2nd largest lake, we offer a prime location for fishing and scenic walks, with lake cruises departing daily from our doorstep – making us the perfect base to explore Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands.


Best Features & Benefits for US Visitors

  • Free Wifi
  • Complimentary access to the leisure club
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Group Dining
  • An Award-Winning Restaurant
  • SPA on-site
  • An Award-Winning Kids Club
  • Fitness Centre
  • 20-Metre Deck Swimming Pool
  • Traditional Irish Bar
  • Superb Location
  • Situated in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands
  • Yew Point

Things to Do Near Us

  • Experience the natural beauty at Yew Point, Lough Boora, and Lough Ree Adventure Park.
  • Enjoy a Viking boat trip along the banks of the river Shannon on your way to Clonmacnoise.
  • Why not dive headfirst into a whiskey tour in Athlone?
  • You’ll be staying in the heart of Ireland, so no matter where you want to go, you’ll be no more than four hours away!

Hear What Our US Guests Have to Say!

This has been my FAVORITE hotel of all the places I've stayed recently. That's saying A LOT, as I've been travelling the globe for 5 weeks (19 cities so far).
Overlooking Lough Ree. Delightful. Great for water sports. A big thank you to all. We will be back.
Every request was met with no problem from a quiet room to eat to extra people joining for breakfast. Thanks to all!
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Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands

Why not experience Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, a beautifully unspoiled part of Ireland where life moves at its own pace? Listen to the ebb and flow of trickling streams, kayak across beautiful waterways and explore magical forest treks and trails. Meander across expansive boglands, majestic mountains and open valleys. Visit the riverside towns and villages dotted throughout this enchanting region.

Make sure to stop and soak up the peaceful atmosphere – there’s nowhere quite like it.

Come and see for yourself!

Hodson Bay Hotel
Roscommon Road,
Barry More,
Hodson Bay,
Co. Roscommon,
N37 XR82
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Dublin – Athlone: 1 hour

Galway – Athlone: 45 mins

Cork – Athlone: 2 hours

Belfast – Athlone: 2.5 hours

We’re 10 minutes from Athlone City Centre

By Bus, please visit the Bus Eireann website. If travelling from Dublin, check out GoBus & Citylink.

By Train, please visit the Irish Rail website.


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