The Shines Guesthouse is located 5-minute drive from the centre of Athlone and Athlone Station. It offers free Wi-Fi in public areas, a restaurant serving home-cooked food and free parking. With under-floor heating, rooms at the guest house feature a sleigh bed, a TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and a private bathroom with a shower. Shines Steakhouse serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and is open from 09:00 to 21:00. The large lounge has a comfortable sofa, a selection of books and magazines and a TV. The bar offers local ales and an open fire. Athlone Golf Club and the shores of Lough Ree are both just 3 miles from the Shines. The train station has a direct route to Galway.