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The Strand Hotel

Main Street, Ballyliffin, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Ballyliffin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We attended a wedding in the hotel on 17 July 2014. Everything was so professional and the service was first class. The location is beautiful overlooking Pollan Bay/Ballyliffin beach and our room was just perfect. The wedding dinner was first class and breakfast the following day was excellent. We had our wedding here 28 years ago and experienced the same... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First of all let me tell you I got this hotel on a treat ticket deal, really good value. But on check in we where informed that we could only have an acceptable room for 1 night and that the following night we would have to move to a basic room with no view & sub standard bathroom with bare... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food here is excellent. It is the only place we can take my grandfather for dinner because he loves it. The staff are so helpful and friendly. You receive a lovely warm welcome when you arrive. We stayed for 1 night on 11th July 2014 for a wedding.We really enjoyed our stay.The hotel is a great place for families... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights 14th july till 17th july 2014 and it was great, lovely people and staff are really good, i was here for my 50th birthday and i wish i had booked it for the full week, i'll be looking to come back soon

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Strand for 2 nights on the 13th and 14th July 2014. The first thing that struck us was how Beautiful this part of Ireland is. Booking into the hotel we found that the people we came in contact with were very pleasant and helpful everything was done with a smile-nothing was too much trouble. The room... More

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i stayed here for two nights last week and we absolutely loved the place, the staff were really friendly the room was spotless and the beds were so comfortable the whole experience was brilliant, the food was delicious overall it was a brilliant place to be, i would highly recommend the strand hotel to anyone i will definitely be back... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a 3 night break with Treat Ticket. For the money it was a very good deal B&B. The scenery in the area is beautiful and while the hotel itself is basic it is clean and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious, the room was spacious, the shower was fantastic and staff were pleasant and friendly. The bar area was also... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall very pleased with our 2 night stay, Found any of the staff I dealt friendly and very helpful "Martin on reception". Room was clean tidy and comfortable, Great shower powerful, Power can be adjusted, Very pleased with the Breakfast, Lunch and evening dinner menu, Lobby area has plenty of comfortable seating to laze about in. The hotel is in... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

we availed of a treatticket offer and went to stay for 3 nights. When we arrived the hotel was empty accept for the staff. We were given a key to a room which was darkish, so we opened the curtain only to see a shed roof/wall. On booking the room I asked for a sea view of which there was... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Sunday Lunch here is the best value for money around and the portions are very generous with good variety for the main course. The toilets need upgraded but are kept clean. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Overall well worth a visit for families or anyone who wants good food at a decent price.

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Address: Main Street, Ballyliffin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Ballyliffin
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Family run Hotel, near to Ballyliffin Golf Club and overlooking the beautiful Pollan beach. Ideal location for family holidays, a short break, your wedding or a conference. ... more   less 
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