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Hillyard House

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1-5 Castle Avenue, Castlewellan BT31 9DX, Northern Ireland
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Hillyard House
Ranked #1 of 4 Castlewellan B&B and Inns
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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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Saint Sauveur des Monts, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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athlone
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very clean and tidy.Our room was quite large and spacious with a toilet and shower separate (although the toilet was big the shower was quite tight). Right in middle of town. Staff very friendly. Breakfast was very tasty although only served from 9am. Absolutely beautiful location right at the gates of castlewellan forest park.

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Banbridge
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Was staying here as near to conference I was attending. It is a guest house but the service and friendliness of the manager and staff would put some of the big hotels to shame. A real lesson in customer service and it shows. Nothing is too much trouble. The food was great, good size portions and well cooked. The room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I was over for my mother's funeral and everyone of the staff here were superb. Dominic did everything thing possible to make a difficult time very comfortable and the service at the funeral reception was incredible. Stephen could not have done any more for us and was just brilliant. The food is excellent, the flexibility of the team to ensure... More

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Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Our Walking Club, The "J" Walkers had a meal last Sunday in Hillyard House after a very wet walk in Tollymore Forest. We were all made very welcome by Dominic and Marie who provided all with a delicious meal, especially the steaks and the fish. Nothing was any bother to the staff and it ended a very wet day on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Was over in Castlewellan staying at Hillyard House last week, I genuinely couldn't fault it! The hospitality was second to none and Dominic and Stephen couldn't do enough for us! The function on Tuesday was also lovely, the stuff really went above and beyond to make sure all the guests were catered for! The location is also amazing, just outside... More

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Leeds, UK.
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Over for my mother's funeral. Not only did we stay for three days, we also used them for the refreshments after the funeral. We would like to thank all the staff for excellent care,service & food. A special thanks to Dominic, the manager and Stephen, night manager both of who couldn't have done more to make us feel welcome.

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Newry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Myself and a few a couple of mates would frequent the cafe here after cycling or running in Castlewellan Park, maybe a couple of times a month. We go here for a few reasons, the first being the sign saying they welcome muddy bikers! Great move! The second being the excellent customer service from the waitress, waiter and the manager!... More

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Moira, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We had lunch at Hillyard House, Saturday 22/01/14 The restaurant is nicely located right by the entrance to Castlewellan Country Park. All the staff, especially Dominic, were very welcoming and helpful - even down to making the Northern Ireland accent more understandable for our visitors! Food was lovely - the seafood chowder being one of the best I've ever had.... More

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Address: 1-5 Castle Avenue, Castlewellan BT31 9DX, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Castlewellan
Also Known As:
Hillyard House Castlewellan, Northern Ireland

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