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Serendipity House

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   26 Marlborough Street, Derry BT489AY, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #18 of 42 Derry B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Kathleen D Pelham, New York
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pelham, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My son and I were on a fantastic tour of Ireland for 6 days with Paddywagon Tours-- stayed in B & Bs all over Ireland. Serendipity House was by far the best one! Enjoyed the modern, comfortable and clean atmosphere of this B & B. The view of Derry from this spot is exceptional and the Stephen, the manager was... More

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Wollongong, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best B&B I have ever stayed in. I stayed n room 5, a cosy room with fantastic views of Derry that was so homely that I almost didn't want to leave it to explore the city. The manager was extremely friendly and helpful and I cannot praise this accommodation enough.

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Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A cosy, clean and comfortable night was spent in Serendipity House in friendly Derry! The BEST breakfast anywhere in Ireland! If you visit Derry, Serendipity House is a must stay place! Also, the owner?manager? Stephen was incredibly friendly - as is everyone in lovely Derry!

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here last night, after a really early flight for work Steven was kind enough to let us check in early for a sleep. Room was spotless, views excellent and it was great value for money.Bathroom was a bit of a squeeze but the shower was excellent. Breakfast included and a cooked breakfast was only a few quid. Wouldn't hesitate... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a twin room - given a double + single but single bed more suited to a child than adult. Room very cramped. No proper drawers to unpack into. No storage for cases. Room was not made up on second day (a Sunday) - beds unmade, tea cups dirty, supplies not topped up. No cooked breakfast was available on Sunday... More

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paulderry, Manager at Serendipity House, responded to this review

I would just like to add a few missed details so that all readers have a full story, this guest was upgraded to a triple room, all single beds are of a standard size, Guest was got this room At 50% discount, quite a large room with a view of the city, Guest also had a full continental breakfast included... More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We had 2 nights here and we were so impressed. A beautiful house...room was great...the best bed I ve slept in. The room , and all of the house was so warm and cosy. The people were lovely...very friendly and helpful (and this extended to everyone we met!)...5 star treatment from Stephen and Paul...and a great breakfast from Yvonne...thank you... More

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Swinford, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We stayed 2 nights and had a compact but lovely room with a great view over the city - good hot shower, wifi, tv really comfortable bed nice bedlinen - everything you could want. Breakfast was continental style but with the owners freshly baked scones and croissants - i was sorry i didnt try the cooked breakfast for a very... More

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

We stopped for 1 night in Derry and I must say I was pleasantly impressed by this guest house. The room was very clean and comfortable, and the view at night was just breathtaking. The owner was very friendly and accommodating. The location also is very convenient. I would recommend this guest house without any hesitation.

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Limerick
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Three of us stayed here and we were instantly impressed with a view of the city from the breakfast room and the decor. The room was perfect and the mattresses were unbelievably comfortable. The city centre was within strolling distance. Within a few minutes we were in a lovely restaurant. Would highly recommend a stay!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Our family of four shared a family room at Serendipity for one night. We had a very enjoyable stay! The location is central, lots of parking outside and the B&B is very charming. The room was comfortable and quiet, and breakfast in the morning was lovely. Stephen was a fantastic host who gave us all kinds of useful tourist information.... More

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Additional Information about Serendipity House

Also Known As:
Serendipity House Hotel
Serendipity House Hotel Derry
Serendipity House Derry, Northern Ireland
Address: 26 Marlborough Street, Derry BT489AY, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Derry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Serendipity House 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Derry, Serendipity House features panoramic views of the city and its historic walls. Derry Cathedral is only a minute's walk away.Serendipity House B&B was named one of the ‘12 Best Bed and Breakfasts in Britain' by The Times newspaper.Serendipity House offers comfortable, modern accommodation. All rooms include luxurious beds, power showers and individual decor. Free Wi-Fi and tea/coffee facilities are also available.Serendipity has a spacious decking area and a dining room. Foyleside Shopping Centre is an approximately 5-minute walk from Serendipity, while the city’s numerous bars, restaurants and shopping centres are less than 5 minutes away. Free on-site parking is also available. ... more   less 
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