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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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Holywood, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely place to stay in ,everyone makes you feel so welcome . The food was of a high standard,and the staff where very friendly . I stayed here at Easter time for 4 days with my boyfriend and friends ,We has a lovely peaceful break . It is in a quiet location with lovely scenery,it was my second time... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time we had visited this hotel, as we were attending a wedding in the extremely closeby Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel. I could not fault this hotel. The room rate was SIGNIFICANTLY more reasonable than other hotels, but yet the level of service was extremely high. The prices and quality of the food in the hotel bar was... More 

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

Thank you for the review of your recent visit. I have passed on your wonderful remarks to the Team. We really do our best to ensure that all of our guests enjoy their visit. We will look forward to your return visit. Thank you again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice hotel and very welcoming and friendly staff who honestly would bend over backwards to help you. It is in a lovely quiet location close to the beach and has lovely views. The food is also excellent and well priced. The only downfall is the decoration is very out of date and dull, some things are very drab,... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we agree that The Strand Hotel is "worth a visit." We have started on some upgrade work since your visit and we are delighted with the results already. This is a slow process but we have... More 

Aberdeen
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here on a Sunday there was seven of us we opted for table service rather than the carvery We had three courses soup the roast beef which is to die for and various sweets & it was €15 pp The waitresses/waiters do an excellent job , which we mentioned to John the owner so girls & boys you... More 

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

Thank you our Sunday Lunch menu is very popular as is our Carvery and we are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch. Thanks so much for your review. More 

Dundonald, Belfast.
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173 reviews 173 reviews
31 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another fabulous break at the Strand over Easter, even the weather was great which is always a bonus. The Strand offers everything we need to make our stay enjoyable.....everyone is friendly, the rooms and the rest of the hotel are clean, the food, both at breakfast and if you're having other meals, is tasty and reasonably priced. Nothing is a... More 

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

Thank you so much for your recent review. The fact that you have returned to stay with us is a compliment in itself but we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay over the Easter break. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Really friendly staff on a very busy Easter weekend. A lot of day diners on Sunday meant a very busy restaurant and an under pressure reception which accepted our last minute meal booking with a smile. Evening entertainment is/was rather slower than we expected but the good weather and reasonable prices, both bar and hotel, made for an excellent weekend.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Room 53 has the best view.. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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

Thank you. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your Family Function and are grateful that you took time out to review it. Thanks again. More 

Armagh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

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

Thank you so much. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we will see you over the next few weeks. More 

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

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

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We do our utmost to ensure that everyone's stay with us is enjoyable and looking after our guests needs and dietary requirements are important. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 

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