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Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel

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Inishowen, Ballyliffin, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in Ballyliffin lodge for our 10 year wedding anniversary and we loved every minute of it. Friendly staff, beautiful surroundings, good food and a gorgeous room. Would highly recommend anyone to visit.

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Dublin
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137 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights, 4 days, in July 2015. The hotel is very modern and we had upgraded to a deluxe room, which was very spacious and nicely laid out. We were warned, when we booked months earlier, that there were a few weddings in the hotel and we could expect a 'certain level of noise'. We accepted... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spend alot of time in Donegal each summer but this was my first time trying the restaurant in this place; as i had heard good things i was looking forward to it. My family ate homecooked meals for the first 5 days of our 7 stay day (in clonmany) in order to save our money so we could really... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 nights here recently. The hotel is in a really picturesque part of the country. It's clearly a popular destination for visitors from the nearby counties, and in particular from Northern Ireland I think. The room we had was spacious but somewhat dark, caused I think by its position in the building, and the small window. When booking this... More 

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Northern Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives first: rooms clean and spacious. Otherwise everything was poor. The food in Jack's bar was terrible. My son's sausages were obviously reheated and rock hard! Cod was so greasy I couldn't eat. In the foyer and front room, there were no staff! So, tables uncleared, tables & chairs a disorganised mess, grubby fingerprints on windows, food debris on seating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joanne and myself Cormac picked the ballyliffin lodge and spa for our wedding reception after visiting it the day we got engaged even though we are from Belfast. We thought the place was a great location and the staff were very friendly the day we got engaged and even give us complimentary desserts and champagne. Once we booked the reception... More 

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cormac & Joanne, Congratulations on your recent marriage and many thanks for choosing the Ballyliffin Lodge to host your reception. I am thrilled that everything went as you had planned and that you found all our staff attentive and courteous and that the food quality was as you had expected ‘class’. Customer care and satisfaction is so important to... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the lodge recently for an overnight stay. The hotel is very nice with spectacular views of the pollen area. The staff are friendly and the food was nice. Although we woudp of stayed longer, but with work commitments it was impossible but we will return again.

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for posting your review following your visit to the hotel. We are so lucky to have the location we have, with spectacular views over the Pollen Strand and Malin Head coastline. We look forward to your return visit in the future and hopefully you’ll get to stay longer next time. Best Regards More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

attended a wedding here in april , was lovely decor , very well set out , enjoyed our day and meal . the rooms in this hotel were gorgous not the best of views from some but lovely overall... is a quiet we toen not muvh about a garage n few takeaways thats about it..

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely comments and I am pleased that everything was satisfactory on your recent visit for a wedding. Our accommodation is off a high standard and its lovely you choose to stay over and found same. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best Regards More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say this was a fantastic day, the staff here on this day couldn't have done enough for you, it was as if you were the only one who mattered. Great thanks goes to Madeleine , nothing short of an absolute lady who done all to make the day amazing, nothing was ever too much for her. From... More 

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your lovely comments and feedback from your recent family wedding. We were delighted to be part of Joanne and Cormac’s big day and that their families and friens enjoyed their time at the Ballyliffin lodge. I have passed your comments on to the wedding team and Madeline is thrilled to get a personel mention. Hope... More 

Kells, Ireland
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had no intention of visiting Ballyliffin on this trip but, after realizing just south of Derry, how close we were we decided to take a chance on finding a vacancy. Having stayed in the other 2 hotels in the village, we decided to try the Ballyliffin Lodge. Imagine our delight with a last-minute, reasonably priced, ocean facing king room!!!!!... More 

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to visit Ballyliffin and stay with us ourselves here at the Ballyliffin Lodge. You describe your visit so beautifully and it’s wonderful when a last minute decision proves to be the right one. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes More 

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