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The Strand Hotel

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Main Street, Ballyliffin, Ireland
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I cannot praise the staff enough over the weekend, welcoming, helpful and friendly they really couldn't do enough. The rooms and shower were clean and well presented. The food was excellent breakfast and dinners my beef was cooked to perfection melt in the mouth. Will definitely return for another visit, when weather has improved so we can make the most... More 

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Donegal
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel in Ballyliffin was real value for money for an overnight stay.room had a few annoyances but was clean and roomy.breakfast was choice of juice,cereal,graperuit and a fry.no porridge available on the morning we were there but fry was tasty.close to the golf course too

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

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room very basic.Everything about the hotel very basic.Needs a lot of surgery to bring it up to date.Had bar food and i would say it was the worst food ever served to me.I had a chicken maryland and it was all batter....of a very poor quality.My partner nad a chicken breast...which was burnt to a cinder.It was embarrassing.The girl who... More 

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Thank iantimc2014
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Ian. Thank you for reviewing your experience. I am very disappointed that your experience with us was so poor. Our overall feedback on both food and staff is extremely positive so I am aghast to hear such comments. This is certainly not the experience of the majority. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The service was great and food was brilliant. The rooms were good with Wi-Fi, and from the hotel there are a lot of places to go.The best of the time was the welcome and the help they give you The least I did not like when leaving.

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Thank paulg632015
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Paul, thank you. We might see you again sometime soon. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We stayed here while visiting Donegal Lapland, Doagh Island with 2 boys - ten and seven. The staff were very friendly and made us feel most welcome. Was there a play area for children?? We booked a family room but had a foldaway guest bed as our second single bed - seven year old didn't seem to mind. The tea/coffee... More 

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Thank Samantha P
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Samantha. Donegal Lapland is a wonderful experience and we are delighted to have it on our doorstep. Thank you for your comments all of which are noted and are helpful at review time. Some of our TV stock is old and we are making great strides in investing in a new screen for every room. I am delighted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

We have just come home from a family wedding at The Strand - we had an absolutely fantastic day & night at the hotel. Nothing was any trouble for the owner and his staff! The food was great and the atmosphere brilliant. I know all of the family really enjoyed the stay with many staying on after the checkout today... More 

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Thank Jim C
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Jim, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We certainly do our very best to ensure that every visitor enjoys their time with us. More 

Ratoath, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Stayed here a few weeks back on business. It's a good hotel with great staff. Decent room, bit small. Didn't get a good night's sleep but that was down to the storm outside and not the bed! Smallest television I have seen in a hotel but had a few channels to watch! Nice bar area and food was very reasonable.

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Thank Shaun K
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Shaun, thank you for taking the time to review your stay. More 

County Donegal, Ireland
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I attended a dinnerdance here on friday night past and it was brilliant!. The presentation was lovely!....from the moment we came in the door staff were so friendly and efficient!. The meal was a fabulous one!...credit where credit is due!. The starters, soup, mains and dessert were plentiful and so tasty!. The beef was so tender, you literally could have... More 

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Thank Sheree M
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Sheree thank you for your wonderful comments. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Dinner Dance. Many thanks and I look forward to seeing you again. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Visited The Strand Hotel with friends for a short break. Spent 7 days/6 nights at the hotel. My room was a bit 'tired' but it was the end of the holiday season. The room had all that was advertised- TV, tea and coffee facilities, comfortable beds, large shower. The only negative comment I could say about the food- it was... More 

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review of your stay. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to your return. More 

County Waterford, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

It was a pleasure to spend three nights at this wonderful hotel. Location is more than one can dream of, and the staff were so welcoming and helpful. My room was ample in size, clean, warm and cozy, with everything I needed. The bar and the lounge were very comfortable and relaxing, my complementary breakfast was outstanding. Won't think twice... More 

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

Ieinese, thank you for you very kind remarks. I am delighted that you had such a memorable weekend. Thank you .. More 

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