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Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

4.0 of 5 Downs Road, Newcastle BT33 0AH, Northern Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took our Elderly Aunt for a 3 night stay, not realising it was over a bank holiday. The Hotel was fully booked on the Sunday and we had 2 rooms directly opposite the lift!!!!!!! I expressed my concerns but was told unsympathetically, the hotel was fully booked. By chance a manager passed me in the corridor and asked if... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friend and I had a day at the Slieve Donard Spa just over a week ago and it was my first experience of spa treatments. I have to say it was better than I could have imagined and that is in no small way down to the staff. We dealt with a lady named Jenny, a very homely and... More

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took some American visitors to the "Searchlight" at the Slieve Donard last Sunday, Staff were pleasant, service was pretty good but place very busy, crowded and seriously overpriced. Pity really as view over to Donard was spectacular...when we could see it.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stunning location and courteous staff anxious to please. But on reflection...£130 for one night silly of me to assume my room would have a view. Room 317 has no view at all. Also a poorly fitted room door meant the room didn't feel private.Embarrassing overcrowding at breakfast- an earlier start time and later finishing time needed. No sign of quality... More

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hi my wife booked a night in the Slieve Donard in Newcastle Co Down as I was celebrating a significant milestone - let's leave it at that.... The room was beautiful - massive double bed and a spacious en-suite and the view was of the sea - very nice indeed. The shower was big - but the pressure was not... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights last week. Could not fault it! With a child under 2 sometimes I worry that fancy hotels may not be very child friendly but Slieve Donard is a good mixture of a relaxing luxurious break but also great for families. My child can be a bit of a fussy eater at breakfast but all I... More

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Took some American friends here for afternoon tea. Unfortunately we could not get a window table but nevertheless we had an enjoyable experience. The tea/coffee was well served and we were given complimentary tray bakes which were very tasty. Our friends were well impressed and will return on their next visit.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked a one night stay here on their website (superior double). On arrival we found out that we were upgraded to a Resort Room which was luxury (The Cloud Bed)!!! The spa was lovely and relaxing and the gym was well equipped! All in all a great stay and great service. Will definitely be back in the near future!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A last minute booking for the bank holiday weekend, I didn't mind paying over-the-odds for a twin room for two nights B&B. The staff were helpful, and polite. The beds were comfy. The view was spectacular. We were looking forward to a relaxing weekend away. With two weddings on, the hotel was hiving. We visited the bar and having been... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I had an absolutely lovely honeymoon at the Slieve Donard. An attractive building with fantastic views of the coast and mountains of Mourn. The staff were all very friendly and efficient, and on our arrival a small gift & card had been left to welcome us on our honeymoon. The food was good, our room was lovely... More

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Additional Information about Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

Address: Downs Road, Newcastle BT33 0AH, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newcastle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Slieve Donard Resort and Spa 4*
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Also Known As:
Slieve Donard Newcastle
Donard Hotel Slieve
Donard Hotel Newcastle Slieve
Slieve Donard Hotel Newcastle
Slieve Donard Resort And Spa Newcastle, Northern Ireland

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Nestling at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, the Slieve Donard stands in six acres of private grounds, and is one of Northern Ireland's most popular hotels. The luxurious ESPA Spa commands spectacular panoramic views of the County Down coastline and Mountains of Mourne and provides a perfect oasis of tranquility rivals any spa in Europe today. This superbly maintained Victorian hotel is equally suited to a short break, residential conference or grand event. ... more   less 
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