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The Strand Hotel

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Main Street, Ballyliffin, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff are so friendly! I would recommend the hotel for any private function. We went to the hotel after my sons christening. We were a small party of 12 adults & 5 children and really appreciated having a section of the larger room partitioned off, creating a more cosy space for us. The food ( soup/sandwiches/chips etc & dessert) was... More 

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable and relaxing weekend....Staff very friendly and efficient, room very spacious and clean... Compliaments to the chef for the excellent food. Returning in April for a family wedding.....cant wait! Great value for money would highly recommend a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely stay here with my boyfriend on the 14th March. Room was clean and bed was comfy. Breakfast the next morning was a home a way from home. My boyfriend is coeliac and The Strand were very accommodating. Thanks for a lovely time 😁

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Myself and my family have always came to this hotel for the carvery for years from Derry as the quality and amount of food you get is incredible value! However when I visited a few weeks ago with my boyfriend (his first time) I was slightly disappointed. We arrived on a Sunday around 3:40 and I asked at reception if... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon. Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We are very disappointed to read about your experience especially as we get such great feedback on our "friendly staff". We pride ourselves on our service and standards and will be addressing these issues with the staff. In the meantime may we ask you to contact us on... More 

Castlerock, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Stayed for a weekend break on a special offer last weekend. Hotel was great and so were the staff. The food and drinks were very good and very well priced. Met some nice people and would def return again. Only one small complaint, beware when you book online on the hotels website. They take a 10% deposit and when I... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted that you had such a good time. We are grateful for your comments re the deposit. This should not have happened and is very unusual. We hope that you might allow us to make it up to you on your return. Should you return please do not be embarrassed and remind... More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stay here for a wedding when we get to the hotel there was a Friendly welcoming atmosphere, great entertainment in the evenings, fantastic food and service and nothing is ever too much trouble. The staff would so helpful... Only problem we did have was there was no hot water in the morning but this looed to have been a... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and we are delighted that your enjoyed your stay. Our boiler has been a bit temperamental so I apologise for that. I am glad that our reception team offered you a discount and we certainly look forward to seeing you again. More 

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The greatest singer and comedian in all of Ballyliffin. A credit to your hotel and team. Extremely friendly hotel and looked after us very well. Including providing breakfast after hours. Up Martin Doherty.

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StrandBallyliffin, Manager at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you. We certainly aim to please.. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Having stayed at the hotel on numerous occassions for family events/weddings etc I can safely say that this is the best hotel in Inishowen. Friendly welcoming atmosphere, great entertainment in the evenings, fantastic food and service and nothing is ever too much trouble. Johnny Bill has ensured that even in their busiest times that the service provided is second to... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We certainly try our best to be consistent and we value all of our guests and love to see our guests return. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We spent 3 nights in this cosy family run hotel in Donegal. Our room had a great sea view and a very old television. The bed was comfortable and the room was spotlessly clean. The staff were very welcoming and friendly and gave us lots of information about things to do and see in the area. Breakfast was substantial and... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. More 

Sligo, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

good enofe food average prices nothing to write home about do. Staff very friendly and helpful. Very clean around bar restaurant . Food served very quickly And efficiently . Menu fir bar food very clear and well suited to your needs

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