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Hillyard House

1-5 Castle Avenue, Castlewellan BT31 9DX, Northern Ireland
Hillyard House
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swabia, Germany
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here just after 9 on a sunny, Sunday morning and it looked great. Smart decor, items well displayed and the whole place spotlessly clean. I had a good Americano, the others had a late and a pot pf tea. The real thing made with leaves not tea bags. We each had a scone and these were the best... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stayed here a few weeks ago on Saturday night for a conference. Have to say it was great...nice rooms and food for the price and great staff...thats what makes the place..nothing is to much trouble. Keep on doing what you do and all will be well!!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We just popped in for a coffee and a scone. With an easy manner the owner chatted to us and made us feel very welcome. Being able to bring the dog in rather than leave him in the car is a very nice option. The staff were friendly. The coffee and the scone were good and set us up nicely... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Thanks to Dominic and staff for super Christmas breakfast fry for a hungry bunch of cyclists on Sunday morning. Great hospitality and a perfect stop for cyclist with secure bike parking, would recommend to all clubs/groups or individuals.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a great place to either have a coffee or food after a good walk around Tollymore. The food is good and they have a great outdoor courtyard where dogs are also welcome which is a nice touch. We were able to meet up with our family who were staying at a lovely local cottage called barneys for lunch... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We made several visits to the modern cafe at Hillyard House over the summer. Fabulous coffee and cakes and super friendly staff who always made us - and our new puppy - feel very welcome. There's a lovely sunny courtyard to enjoy . The menu includes a variety of lunches, including a children's menu. We are looking forward to going... More 

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Crossgar, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Today was the second time I have had the pleasure to use the facilities at Hillyard House. I was running a workshop using the conference suite, and every last thing I needed was catered for by friendly and co-operative staff. From my initial contact with Dominic, who helped organise the booking and was there on hand to make sure everything... More 

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Jeruslem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

good base for mourne mountains. outside the gate of castlewalln forest park. big bad, comfy room. great lounge and lovely coffe. and above all warm host. reasonable price. now in hebrew: אחלה מלון. ממש בכניסה לפארק היער. נעים, מרווח, נוח. מחיר סביר מאוד יחסית לאוםציות בסביבה. בית קפה מפנק.

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Saint Sauveur des Monts, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stayed two separate nights in the past week - our first night arriving very early from Canada and they immediately gave us our room so we could have a bit of nap and get out on the trails. And then again last night as we came through Castlewellan a second time. Nothing was too much trouble. Three cheers for Dominic,... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Myself and a number of cycling friends from the Phoenix Cycling Club in Belfast have often dropped into the Hillyard when we are doing a run through the Mournes. The sign outside says 'cyclists welcome' and it does exactly what is says on the tin! A couple of months ago we arrived in soaked through after a heavy shower. Dominic... More 

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