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The Saddlers House and the Old Rectory

36 Great James St, Derry BT48 7DB, Northern Ireland
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The Saddlers House and the Old Rectory
Ranked #21 of 44 Derry B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Bangor
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a cycling trip I decided to stops Londonderry overnight, and I was referred to the Saddlers House from another fully booked establishment. When I arrived I was warmly greeted and ushered inside, thankfully they had a small room available for the night. I was greatly relieved as Londonderry was particularly busy this week. Although the room was small it... More

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Jackson, Mississippi
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This B&B is very convenient to downtown, parking on street can be tricky. Double-occupancy room was nice size but...bathroom very tiny! Breakfast not up to par with other B&B's. Peter and 'kitchen elves' very personable and helpful.

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London
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100 reviews 100 reviews
32 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had a large booking and I was last minute so did end up in a very small room, however the (very used) dressing gown on the back of the door was slightly strange! The bed was comfortable if a little musty smelling, but this is a B&B and wasn't expensive (£40 per night). The shower was just outside the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
36 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

When one looks at review scores, one must also qualify the writer. If someone is used to staying at Motel 6 or hostels, their awarding a 4 or 5 star rating means a whole lot different than someone else who is used to staying at a mid-level or full service hotel and awarding the same 4 or 5 stars. I... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Yes, the rooms and bathrooms are small, but they are clean and cozy. I really enjoyed our 2-night stay here. Peter and Joan are sweet and gave some great recommendations. Easy walk to the murals, Peadar O'Donnel's, the Foyle. We also had the pleasure to dine one morning at their other location, the Merchant's House, just 2 blocks away. Met... More

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Waterford, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Would definitely recommend staying here. Peter and Joan are very friendly and helpful, recommending restaurants and attractions nearby and giving us a map to help. The house is very central but away from the noise of the city centre. Although the room and ensuite were small they were perfectly adequate.We also found Derry a very interesting and friendly city. Would... More

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Schwerte, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

On a short roundtrip through Northern Ireland my mom and I stayed at the Saddlers House. We enjoyed our time there a lot. Joan and Peter were soft-hearted, really friendly and helpful. Joan's homemade soda bread and the marmelades were extremly delicious! But also all the rest of the breakfast was perfect. The location was very central but still quiet... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Joan and Peter gave us a great welcome and offered any help we wanted. The Saddler's House is in an excellent position - just a short walk from the city wall and the centre of town. The river - The Foyle - and the Bogside murals are also within ten minutes walk. The Saddler's House is a characterful old town... More

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Northern Ireland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Can't understand the negative comments by other reviewers - not only did we love the place, but so did the other guests we met at breakfast, including two well-travelled Canadians. It is quirky and unstandardized, so perhaps wouldn't suit someone who preferred a chain hotel, but it has huge advantages. The location is excellent and within easy walking distance of... More

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NH
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Pluses...This was a convenient location near city center and Peter was a friendly and helpful host. They served a great breakfast, and there was free parking on street if available. Minuses...The room and bathroom were VERY small and there was no hairdryer. I realize the B and B's in this area are mostly older buildings, but I was glad we... More

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Address: 36 Great James St, Derry BT48 7DB, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
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The Saddlers House And The Old Rectory Derry, Northern Ireland

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