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Shelleven Guest House

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61 Princetown Road, Bangor BT20 3TA, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #5 of 20 Bangor B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

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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Derry, United Kingdom
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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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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Nice welcome, and good breakfast. Rooms very dated/old-fashioned but clean. Good value. However, our stay was spolied when landlady insisted on charging our trip organiser for some rooms that were not taken even though it was a quite weekend and B&B was not full. For instance I stayed only one night instead of 2 because of business. our group WILL... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Shelleven B&B while visiting Belfast. The Shelleven is beautiful, with quality furniture and many antiques. Our 2nd floor room had a view of the ocean. Parking was on the property, right in front. Town and restaurants were on the harbor, a short walk away. Breakfast of crepes with lemon, castor sugar, and golden... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I booked Shelleven house recently on behalf of a group of friends from my local car club who were traveling as part of a club weekend away. I am a originally from Bangor and had talked the group into staying here as opposed to our usual stay in Belfast - I thought it good to support my local small town... More 

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Mary W, Owner at Shelleven Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. While we are always grateful for customer feedback, we feel that there are a number of inaccuracies and exaggerations that should be highlighted. What a pity that you did not express any misgivings when you spoke to me at Shelleven House on the Saturday morning. I thought the conversation was amicable, maybe even friendly! You... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Thank you so much to Mary and Phillip, such a relaxing stay in Bangor. Comfortable, fresh and clean room, great choice for breakfast. Fabulous peaceful location yet just a short hop from the marina. No hesitation in recommending The Shelleven!

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My elderly Mum was over from England and stayed for 11 days. Like home from home. So glad we picked Shelleven House. Warm and friendly atmosphere. Good location and superb breakfasts. All round excellent!

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