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Donard Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AD, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #5 of 16 hotels in Newcastle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this hotel could do with a lick of paint and updated a bit, my room was clean and had everything I needed. I stayed here 18th-19th August, the location was very good, the staff friendly and helpful and the food was very good and reasonably priced. The cooked breakfast in the morning was served nice and hot as cooked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi, my friend and I stayed at the Donard Hotel for 3 nights in July 2014. Pat, Joanne and the entire staff where absolutely wonderful, nothing was too much for them and after 3 days it was farewell hugs all round! The rooms were large as was the included breakfast each morning. The Hotel next door was full of friendly... More

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was really impressed with the donard. Could def do with a bit of an update in the rooms but bar that i have no other complaints. The rooms themselves were huge and had wall tv's, also spotless too. Location was fantastic as your right in the town. The staff were fantastic and so friendly. We had breakfast the next day... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

myself my mum and my two kids have been going to The Donard now for a few years staying for over a week each time and im looking forward to seeing everyone on friday when we go to stay for nine nights. All of the staff are fantastic, very kind and very considerate and they go over and above what... More

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Hebburn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having dined in the hotel for many years and thoroughly enjoyed the cuisine we were not disappointed by our first stay. The deluxe double room and the single room had stunning views over the mountains and were very well furnished, spacious and comfortable. Both ensuite bathrooms were excellent in particular the deluxe bathroom. The wi fi, tea and coffee facilities... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We decided to eat in restaurant and were not disappointed. The staff were so friendly and very helpful particularly as we had 3 young children. The restaurant was quiet but was a monday evening. Food however was lovely and fresh. Well worth the walk to the top of the town.

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Fredericksburg, Va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you do stay here, ask for room 201. It's the room directly under the clock in the picture. Very large, with stunning views of the Mountains of Mourne. The hotel itself is over 100 years old and is starting to show some wear, but no matter, the friendly staff and great location more than make up for it. Definitely... More

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My friend and I stayed here last weekend, and it was a lovely hotel. Hotel is in a great location with limited free parking (which is understandable considering the good location). It's just a few minutes walk down the road to the main attractions in the town and was a good base for us to stay while we attended a... More

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We called into the Donard Hotel to have some lunch, after looking at the menu we placed our order. We were the only diners in the dining room that. I noticed shortly after placing our order a member of staff came in carrying 2 loaves and 2 tins of tuna? 2 of us had ordered soup and tuna sandwiches and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I had my reservations going to this 3 star hotel but need not have worried as this was a great experience from start to finish. We only stayed one night but wished we were staying longer. From the moment we entered the hotel, Paula on reception could not have been more welcoming. Showed us where to park our car for... More

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Address: Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AD, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newcastle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Donard Hotel 3*
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Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle
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