The facilities listed below are to assist you throughout your stay at The George Boutique Hotel. Most services are contactable via Reception by dialing ‘0’ unless otherwise stated. The perfect chpice if you are looking for Hotels in Limerick.


Babysitter

If you require a babysitter please contact reception and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Check-Out Time
As we endeavor to have rooms ready for guest arriving by 2.00 pm, our check-out time is 11.00 a.m. Late check-out is available until 4pm by prior arrangement. There is a €25 charge for this service. To extend your check-out time please contact reception.

Closest ATM Machine
AIB on O’Connell Street located at the side of the Hotel

Closest Pharmacy
Hanley’s Pharmacy directly opposite Hotel Entrance
Tel: 061-415409

Comments
You will find a guest comment card at reception. We would be grateful if you could complete this and hand it in at reception.

Do Not Disturb
While we would anticipate that your stay with us would be a relaxing one, please place your ‘Do Not Disturb’ card on the handle outside your door if you do not wish to be disturbed.

Emergency
In the event of an emergency please contact reception, (Dial ‘0’) which is staffed 24 hours.

Fax
Fax messages can be delivered to the hotel for your attention.

Fire Precautions

For your safety and comfort the hotel has an automatic fire detection system with smoke detectors and alarm bells. Please familiarise yourself with the fire plan in your room.

If you Discover a Fire
Raise the alarm by dialing ‘0’ and give the operator the exact location of the fire.

If you Hear the Fire Alarm
(Continuous siren sounds means there is an emergency) Leave the building immediately by the nearest fire exit as shown on the plan in your room. Close the door behind you.

  • DO NOT use the lift.
  • DO NOT stop for anything or return for belongings.
  • DO assemble across the street on the pavement away from the hotel entrance.
  • DO NOT re-enter the hotel until instructed by Hotel Management

Before you retire please make sure you are familiar with the nearest means of escape in case of fire.

Guest passport
Should you wish to charge any services to your room, you will be required to show your guest passport, which you will have received on check-in.

Internet
The George has Wireless Internet Access throughout the building. Complimentary Internet Stations are located on each bedroom floor for your convenience.

Lifts
In the interest of safety, an adult should accompany small children at all times. Guest keycards are required to operate hotel lifts. Should you leave your room without your key, a phone is located on all floors by the guest lifts to dial reception.

Lost Property
Please contact reception; all lost property is placed in care of the accommodation manager.

Mass times
Franciscans:
The Friary, Henry Street.
Sunday: 7 am, 10.30 am, 12 noon
Weekdays: 11 am, 1.05 pm, 7.30 pm

Augustinians:
O Connell Street
Sundays: 9am, 11.15am, 7.30pm
Weekdays: 7.30am, 8.30am, 10.15am, 4pm

Newspaper
Local & National newspapers are available. Should you have a particular preference please let us know at reception. If you would like a morning paper delivered to your bedroom, please advice reception by 7.00 p.m. the evening before.

Parking
Concessional car-parking is available within Howley’s Quay or Harvey’s Quay multi-storey car parks. Details are available at reception.

Payment of Accounts
All accounts should be settled on departure. We accept all major credit cards. Cheques are not accepted.

Reservations
If you would like to book your next visit, please dial extension ‘0’ or for the best rates log on to www.thegeorgeboutiquehotel.com

Room Keys
For your own security, we advise you to ensure your door is locked on departure. Bedroom keycards are required to operate guest lifts and access bedroom stairways. Please return your room key card to the reception desk on departure.

Security
You are requested to deposit your valuables in the safe provided at reception. Under the Hotel Proprietors Act, 1963, the hotel is only liable for losses up to €127 for money or valuables not placed in the hotel safe.

Taxi Service
061 414141 and alternative numbers available from reception

Telephone
Please dial the room number you require. For any other queries you may have our front desk is manned 24 hours a day so please do not hesitate to contact us by dialing 0.

Local Calls
Dial ‘9’ for an outside line followed by the number you require.
Area code is not required for a local call.
Calls dialed from your room will automatically be charged to your room account

National Calls
Dial ‘9’ for an outside line followed by the number you require.
Area code is required for a national call.

International Calls
Dial ‘9’ for an outside line followed by the international code and then the area code and the number you require you may have to drop the ‘0’ before your area code.

If you are calling with a prepaid calling card, there is a charge of €1.00 each time you dial a number.

Tourist Office
Tel: 061-317522 Display unit also at reception with local tourist attractions and amenities

Umbrellas
Available at reception

Valuables
Under the Hotel Proprietors Act, 1963, the proprietor of a hotel, as defined by the Act, may in certain circumstances be liable to make good on damage to, or loss or destruction of a guest’s property even though it was not due to any fault of the proprietor or staff of the hotel.

The Liablilty, However:
Extends only to the property of persons who have engaged sleeping accommodation at the hotel; is limited to €127 in case of any person, except in the case of motor vehicle and of property which has been deposited, or offered for deposit, for safe custody. A hotel, as defined by the Hotel Proprietors Act, 1963, is an establishment which provides or holds itself out as providing sleeping accommodation, food and drink for reward for all guests without special contract and includes every establishment registered as a hotel with Bord Failte Eireann.

We suggest you deposit your valuables or cash that you do not require on your person, at reception so that we can deposit them in the Hotel safe. For security reasons the hotel safe cannot be accessed between 12 midnight and 7.30 a.m.

Wake-Up Calls

A wake-up call can be booked through reception by dialing ‘0’.

Hotel Facilities:

gBK @ The George
The George Bar & Kitchen is open daily serving a range of food and beverage delights to suit all occasions. Whether it be a quick coffee, light snack or comprehensive gourmet meal, GBK’s at The George is a must. Open daily from 7.30 a.m. with a variety of dining options and dishes to suit all times throughout the day. Full and continental breakfast, light lunch and Á La Carte dinner is available within The George’s open plan layout. Evening specials are available from 5.00 to 7.30 p.m.

Room Service
We are pleased to offer full Irish Breakfast in your room from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. Please complete your room service cards and hang it outside your door before retiring. Please note that there is an €7.00 charge per tray for this facility.
Our room service menu is available throughout the day.

Laundry
Same day laundry and dry cleaning service is available from the reception desk. Please drop off items with one of our reception team before 9.00 a.m. each morning for same day return service. Our guest laundry is located on the 2nd floor for your convenience. Price List available at the front desk please dial 0.

Express Business Check-Out
Avoid the hassle and delay involved in settling your bill on the morning of your departure. Please ask one of our reception team how to avail of our express check-out facilities.

Guest Passport
Please note that you will be required to present your hotel guest passport in order to charge items to your bedroom account.


What to do in the Limerick Region

Limerick city and county offer the fusion of the brisky cultural capital with it’s gentle, undulating, countryside pleasing to both the heart and the eye. Celebrated in song as a lady, Limerick has matured with sophistication and grace. Elegantly adorned with gems of nature and jewels of architecture; this wonderful city is adorned by both locals and visitors alike. For your convenience I have outlined some of the wonderful sights, amenities and attractions on offer in the city and surrounding areas.

Shopping

Limerick city is a Mecca for shopping with our High Street Fashion Boutiques and Shopping Centre’s offering this seasons must have designer clothing and fashion accessories. For those looking for gift ideas; look not further, the city’s jewellers, crystal outlets and traditional handcraft gift shops are only a short stroll away. Should you require any assistance or helpful shopping advice please contact reception.

Sightseeing Tours
Drive yourself or take a guided tour, The George is ideally based for day trips to the Aran Islands, Bunratty Castle, and the Burren & Cliffs of Moher. Our brochure display at reception provides a wealth of information on excursions and activities available in within the region.

King John’s Castle, King’s Island, Limerick City
Experience 800 years of history brought to life through animation and interactive effects. King John’s Castle is a fortified 13th century Castle on ‘King’s Island’ in the heart of medieval Limerick. The castle’s visitors attraction, overlooking the river Shannon, opens an exciting window on the lives and stories of the people through political upheaval, war and famine. Open year round King John’s Castle, built to guard the Shannon frontier offers a unique insight with heraldic banners depicting scenes and characters from medieval times including the castle’s namesake King John.

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Bunratty, Co. Clare
Bunratty Folk Park, recreates rural and urban life in 19th century victorian Ireland. There is an extensive array of vernacular buildings, indicative of all of the social strata from the poorest one roomed dwelling to Bunratty House, a fine example of a Georgian residence for the gentry. Costumed characters that recreate the traditions and lifestyle of a bygone age animate this wonderful folk park.

Limerick Karting
Whether its a 15- minute ‘arrive and drive’ session or the ‘grand prix’ you will enjoy time in the fast lane. Open 7 days a week; www.limerickkarting.com

Foynes Flying Boat Museum, Foynes, Co. Limerick
Foynes, Ireland, became the center of the aviation world from 1939 to 1945. The first commercial passenger flight on a direct route from the USA to Europe, Pan Am’s luxury Flying Boat, the ‘Yankee Clipper’ landed at Foynes. During the late 1930’s and early 1940’s, this quiet little town on the Shannon became the focal point of aviation in the North Atlantic. The era of the flying boat was colourful but brief. The Foynes Flying Boat museum lets you travel back with authentic 1940’s cinema showcasing the original terminal and Weather room, complete with receivers and Morse code equipment.

The Foynes Restaurant and Coffee Shop opened in 1942 is home to the Irish coffee. Passengers waiting in the terminal were first treated to this wonderful drink by a chef named Joe Sheridan, and each year Foynes celebrate the Irish Coffee festival.

The Hunt Museum, Rutland Street, Limerick City
The Hunt Museum has on display antiquities ranging from pre-dynastic Egypt to Irish archaeological works to fine art of the 20th century. On display is the Antrim cross of about 800 A.D., a drawing by Picasso and the rearing horse attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. The collection is acknowledged as one of the most important private medieval collections in the world.

Horse Racing
Limerick Race Course is located 4km from the city and has regular meets. For more details on dates please contact reception.

Golf
Limerick County Golf Club is a major golf facility in the South West, comprising of a championship-standard golf course and golf academy. Other major golf courses within 30 mins drive include Dromoland and Adare Manor Golf Clubs.

Culture
The culture of Limerick is a fusion of many diverse influences and organisations active in all forms and levels; heritage, crafts, education, food, fashion, leisure and sport, social community interests and economic and commercial activity.

If you are worn out from sampling some of what the Region has to offer then take a seat in the hotel lobby, relax and let the city buzz and excitement pass you by!