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Briers Country House

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39 Middle Tollymore Road, Newcastle BT33 0JJ, Northern Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just spent a lovely one night stay at this hotel. we were made very welcome by Maureen The bedroom was newly refurbished and the bed itself was the most comfortable I have ever slept in when away from home bar none. The room was very comfortable and cosy as during the stay the weather was not very nice, but... More 

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We are really glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you, the great review means a lot! More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

With a wedding to attend, my husband and I stayed one night at Briers. Our room was gorgeous, the bed was the most comfortable ever, the en-suite bathroom was amazing! Lovely choices for breakfast, and it set us up for the rest of the day. With the tranquility of the Mourne mountains, and spectacular views, it was the perfect Country... More 

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Paris, France
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My husband & I stayed here last week and we had a wonderful stay. The whole property was clean and the rooms and beds were cozy and warm. From there you can easily see the Mourne Mountains. The place is very calming and relaxing with friendly staff. They also cook big servings of good breakfast to start your day. I... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A very comfortable guest house, with pleasant hospitality, ideally located for access to The Mournes, Tolleymore, Newcastle and Castlewellan Country Park. We enjoyed an upgrade to one of the newly refurbished rooms which was comfortable, spacious and very well appointed. Breakfast is a grand affair, with a wide variety of options. In addition to the guest rooms, there is a... More 

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Armagh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Stayed for one night in this lovely country house. The location was perfect as we were going to a concert in the town centre. The views and garden were fantastic! Our room was newly renovated and finished to a very high standard. Comfortable bed, gorgeous ensuite and super soft carpet! The staff were very friendly and helpful and breakfast the... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed here for two nights while visiting Newcastle. The hotel was set in fields just a couple of miles from the town center. The hotel had a very nice, friendly feel to it and we got a warm welcome and showed to our room on arrival. The room was a good size, bed was comfortable with plenty of pillows.... More 

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Westport, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My husband booked a night in the Briers at the last minute and we were so glad he did. Warm welcome, beautifully decorated room with a supremely comfortable bed and a pristine ensuite. Beautiful view of mountains from window and absolute peace and quiet all night. Breakfast was delicious - brilliant fresh fruit salad and amazing home made lemon marmalade.... More 

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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

A rambling house on farmland outside the town was a quiet retreat from the thousands of tourists that visit Newcastle on a summer weekend. The rooms were a good size, some with baths and breakfast was comprehensive. The owner did some washing for us but charged £20!!!! Should have asked first.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The good: clean, tranquil, relaxing atmosphere, very pleasant and helpful staff, generally nice rooms with a big bathroom, a great garden by the house. TV in room. I understand there are also 2 luxury rooms now available. The bad: The hot food was not the best, but the staff are extremely helpful and hardworking nonetheless. Apart from the cooked food,... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I spent a night at the Briers. This BB does not live up to the Trip Advisor reviews. As a frequent traveller and member of Trip Advisor we felt that this BB was average at best. I am sure the new owner, Maureen, is doing her best to update and make the guest house her own. She... More 

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