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Ballycastle House

20 Mountstewart Rd, Newtownards, Northern Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely gorgeous place to stay. Margaret can't do enough to assist you. The grounds and house are superbly clean and comfortable. The ulster breakfast is gorgeous, best ever. It's such a lovely and quiet location.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hugely warm welcome; comfortable bedroom; huge bathroom; excellent breakfast - what more could you ask for? Used it as a base to visit Mount Stewart House and Gardens, and Ulster Folk Museum, but it is close enough to Belfast to use it as a base for a longer stay.

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The rooms were lovingly comfortable and breakfast deliciously filling. But it was the warm hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. Deering that is most memorable. The first time we found Ballycastle House in 1993 was serendipitous as we hoped to find the family farm near Carrowdore. Mr. Deering allowed my 10 year old daughter to rise early to feed their new... More 

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Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stayed here last night while attending a wedding nearby , it was super and our hosts were excellent . Our bed was very comfortable and everywhere was spotless . The decor is so artistic with some gorgeous antiques . Breakfast was cooked to order and the fresh fruit was delicious .

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London, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I stayed here one night as I was working in the area and I couldn't have picked a lovelier place. Margaret welcomed me with a pot or tea and a muffin (the teapot even had a teacosy on it!). Lovely spacious room and breakfast...well, what can I say? Delicious. Try the homemade bread - it's to die for! Thanks for... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A very comfortable B&B, hosted by the most wonderful Margaret! You will be made most welcome. The rooms are very comfortable, facilitating a sound night's sleep. Breakfast! What a way to get your day started! Your eggs will sourced that morning from under the hens (and they taste fantastic!) If I'm in Ards again - I'm beating a path to... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed here for two nights last week as we were on holiday visiting family and friends. Margaret and Ronnie were the friendliest hosts you could possibly encounter. The room was very spacious and comfortable the whole house was full of interesting antiques and artifacts. The breakfast was superb and the award that Margaret won is fully deserved. We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed in Beech cottage at Christmas and we were so pleased we booked again for may bank holiday and we have been several times since. Margaret and Ronnie made us feel very welcome and made us feel totally at home! Margaret put a Christmas tree up for us which made it feel lovley and the cottage is such a... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My daughter and I stayed at Ballycastle House for a few days in September 2013 and were thrilled with both the accommodation quality and the graciousness of our hosts. Margaret and Ron made us extremely welcome, offered us assistance on where to eat and the best places for parking in Newtownards town, and provided a breakfast to die for. We... More 

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essex uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

you are always guarenteed a warm welcome from hosts margaret and ron. we had beech cottage which is joined to th main house.it has everythiong you could want for a comfortable stay. i was with my partner and two friends who are both disabled. the layout was perfect with everything on ground floor wheelchair accessable and our own retreat upstairs.... More 

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