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Shelleven Guest House

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4.0 of 5
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61 Princetown Road, Bangor BT20 3TA, Northern Ireland
Shelleven Guest House
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Ranked #5 of 20 Bangor B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights at Shelleven when we were in town for a friend's wedding. It was excellent and I highly recommend it. Firstly, the owners are incredibly friendly and hospitable. The place is spotless, beds comfortable and the breakfasts were delicious too - really plentiful! Very close to walk into Bangor and the pier. Great value for money.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another fine stay at the Shelleven Wifi on this occasion was excellent . Room was quiet and comfortable , with plenty of heat provided during those cold spells. Breakfast the usual high standard with lots of choices. Till next time . No worries .

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

stayed here for a few days 2 adults and 1 child lovely welcome rooms spacious and lovely clean we had a room at front with a few the only thing it was up ahill for thoses with walking difficultlies the people who owned it was lovely and gave our daughter treats every morning and breakfast was lovely .

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malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was our first time in Northern Ireland. We stayed in a 4 star licensed guest house in Bangor. Philip and Mary took really good care of us and we felt like we were at home. Our room was very clean, comfortable and airy. We will definitely go there again!!

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Stayed here on the 28th March as I was attending a reunion with Friends. And what a little gem. Phillip the owner was a real Gentleman and his Wife was so helpful and kind. The room was spotlessly clean and a wonderful en-suite. I was out most of the night so the bed was a blessing when I got back.... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Alas, the wifi is poor to non existent at best . Owners fail to recognise what a necessity good wifi is to today's traveller. Certainly the place is clean and the food good , come on Philip & Mary quit resting on your laurels and up your game.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Stayed one night just after christmas visiting family in Bangor. Was welcomed by Philip booked in and returned later in the evening . The guest house and all its facilities where excellent in every way . Departed on sunday after a wonderful breakfast. Many thanks would strongly recommend . Kyle L.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great room, lovely & clean! Philip & Mary were very welcoming & friendly. Our room was lovely and warm with great facilities. The breakfast the next morning was simply delicious we both had the Ulster fry....and it was soo tasty!! Was cooked to perfection and the Full Breakfast was not greasy at all. We will definitely return to this lovely... More 

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Llandudno Junction, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Just returned from a long weekend staying at the Shelleven guest house in Bangor, Co Down. The owners Philip and Mary Weston looked after us well. Our accommodation was an ensuite family room on the first floor with fantastic views towards the sea and Bangor harbour. The room was very spacious and clean with all the usual amenities such as... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Rooms are very old fashioned with little notes everywhere instructing guests to "switch off" this or that - how mean! I had a tiny, dark single room. Breakfast was fine except I had said I did not want a sausage. When it came there was a sausage on my plate. Philip overheard me mentioning this to my friends (I did... More 

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