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Ballynester House

1a Cardy Road, Newtownards BT2 22LS, Northern Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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100 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Just found this Guest House on the Internet - excellent. I mentioned when booking that my wife was on a gluten free diet and that she would bring her gluten free bread. When we arrived the owners had bought gluten free bread - not vital but the sort of detail which gets them extra points on any review. Good selection... More 

1 Thank BrianArmagh
West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for two nights. Robert our host was charming, the house was spotless and, what's more, for anyone interested in genealogy, as I am, Robert is a genealogist. An American couple were also staying, doing the wife's family history. Breakfast was excellent and the view from the dining room was wonderful. Rosemary, Robert's wife, provided... More 

1 Thank Valerie N
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2010

Robert and Rosemary gave us the perfect weekend break in their lovely hotel. From the moment we arrived to the minute we left nothing was too much of an effort for them. After a comfortable sleep ,breakfast ,with a stunning view in the beautiful dining / sitting room ,was a great start to each day. Our hosts had even gone... More 

1 Thank johndavideaster
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2010

This is my husband and I fourth stay in Ballynester House in the last four years. Robert & Rosemary make you feel so welcome in their home. Our bedroom is lovely. Spotlessly clean. Towels & Bedding are whiter than white. So are the white robes provided. The bathroom is spacious and Rosemary provides shower gels, make up pads, body lotion... More 

1 Thank springsidegirl
Orange County, California
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2007

My husband and I just returned from a two-week vacation to England and Ireland. After flying into Dublin, we drove north to begin our jaunt around the country. We wanted to find a place that would give us access to Belfast and the northern coast (Giant's Causeway), but that would also give us a picturesque, rural location. Ballynester House did... More 

1 Thank coni2728
Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2006

The beds were the best of the B & B's we've stayed in i.e. neither too hard nor lumpy. Plush white bathrobes were furnished. The bathroom was enormous and the shower stall had a nonslip wooden platform to stand on. Everything was clean and the hosts were engaging and informative. One note - while the current address is Newtonards, it... More 

3 Thank LeonSweet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2004

Our first night's stay in Ireland was at Ballynester House and we were not disappointed! We couldn't believe our luck when we saw our lovely room and surroundings. Geraldine Baillie is the hostess and she has a great personality, very hospitable. We also had the pleasure of sharing our first "Full Irish Breakfast" with a lovely elderly couple from England... More 

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