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Address: Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Nice sailing, nice boat, very pricey

The only downside to the Stena experiance is the price, they know you have no other option to get to Ireland by car/bus so the price very rarely comes down. Nevermind that th boat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The only downside to the Stena experiance is the price, they know you have no other option to get to Ireland by car/bus so the price very rarely comes down. Nevermind that th boat itself is very enjoyable and much better than it used to be. Plenty to do for a few hours wether its eating, drinking, the cinema, arcade,... More 

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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114 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I've been on a few ferrys around the UK and this is by far the most luxurious. It's decked out in a 60's retro style and there are restaurants, kids play area, cinema and deck space. It's very clean and new and staff are friendly. Definitely the way to travel between Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was a cruise for the NI Children's hospice. Young kids were well catered for but older children were left to wander around the ship trying to find things to do

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Paisley
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80 reviews 80 reviews
11 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A massive ferry advertised as 'most luxurious'. Certainly it's big enough and well appointed with plenty of bars, cafes, and large restaurant. Very modern and clean. The crossing was fast with embarkation and disembarking efficiently done. The only downside is the seating arrangements that aren't very conducive to accommodating the volumes of passengers the ship's complement suggests (1200). Upholstered benches... More 

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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Fabulous ferry great staff! Very helpful in getting decaf coffee and nothing was a bother. Thank you to all!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Sailing fine,boat very busy, food and drink good but slightly expensive, would use this travel again in the future

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arrochar
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Me and the wife went to belfast from cairnryan on the 14th march I got the day trip tickets from stena line web site for £45 each and this also includes free travel on the public bus service in and around belfast city well worth the money remember to go to there link at the top of there page a... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My wife and I and 18 others traveled from Belfast to Scotland on this large ferry. We went as part of a tour and were foot passengers on the boat and were meeting a bus on the Scotland side. The day we travelled the boat was only partially filled so there was all kinds of places to sit and relax.... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Well organised. Very clean. Bright modern great facilities. The extra lounge was very nice and well worth the extra £. On time and stable even in the stormy crossing we had.

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Dailly, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

fantastic service from checking in to checking out ..the staff were first class going to belfast and coming back ... lovely and clean and we had a very pleasant crossing ...we had the full breakfast and you can fill your cup as many times as you like ..wlll definately be back

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