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2 Ghan Road, Carlingford, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
BMJW85 Athlone, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Athlone, Ireland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

24 girls stayed and all had an unbelievable time. Staff could not be more welcoming, food was fabulous and beds were extremely comfortable! Ghan House is unique and charming and in the perfect location... Loved it! Will definitively be back!!!

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Johnston Atoll
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The place is really spot on. Nice room for meals upstairs and a wee lounge bar set up downstairs. The air con system or pipes or somethin is a bit mad, it was really loud in the room. And then there was some balde tryin to teach er wayne to say elephant at 6am, but sure thats not there fault... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Having stayed at Ghan House on a number of occasions, I am never disappointed. You can really tell that the owners care about their guests and the house itself. Their staff are well trained & excellent in terms of customer service. Our room was very comfortable & it's all the little touches that make the difference - for example bottled... More

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Paul C, Owner at Ghan House, responded to this review

Thank you for really getting what we’re all about – our attention to detail, our ‘excellent customer service’ and understanding us - ‘owners who care about their guests and the house’. It doesn’t take much to enjoy yourself when everything is right around you – it’s funny how some people sometime seem to spend more time and effort looking for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Have stay here on a number of occasions. The staff are fantastic, the surroundings are stunning. You just step into relaxation as soon as you enter. The food is beautiful in particular the breakfast buffet. If you get the chance take a weekend and take a relaxing break in this little gem the heart of beautiful Carlingford.

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Paul C, Owner at Ghan House, responded to this review

I think you should write ads for Carlsberg – you are probably one of the best also! Thank you for appreciating all that we do. Day in, day out, every bedroom is checked, every restaurant dinner we serve is the best of what our gardens and locality can produce, made by our very accomplished chefs. And appreciative too, of our... More

Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

...because that's exactly what they left for us! We were really looking forward to our first weekend away together in nearly a year as we checked in to our room (and turned off the rather naff 'Harp Attack' music). However, a visit to the bathroom revealed a disgusting unflushed toilet - yuck, that's just about as bad as it gets.... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Very old hotel but clean. great breakfast and very friendly staff. Only a 2 min walk into the village, lots of old Irish pubs, with good food. Lovely views close by and about 20 min drive into some great shops in Newry.

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Paul C, Manager at Ghan House, responded to this review

Yes - Built in 1727 – 287 years old – one of the oldest houses of its’ type in Ireland – with wi-fi, 32” digital TV’s, stereo in every bedroom, decent central heating, plenty hot water – original fixtures, cornices, corbelled ceilings, original fireplaces – the mix of modern requirements in a house back to it’s original splendour is something... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Ghan house is the perfect location for a group stay or an upmarket hen party. The welcoming staff, gorgeous location and outstanding food we recieved on our recent stay was beyond reproach. I couldnt recommend the place more. It is excellent value and true to the saying, 'You get what you pay for'. It may be a little more than... More

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Paul C, Manager at Ghan House, responded to this review

I couldn’t write better, thank you for appreciating everything that we do; – the finer details as well as the bigger picture such as offering groups such as yourselves a private dining room - our chefs Stephane and Allan in the kitchen producing 2 AA Rosette standard food - our log fire Thank you for seeing what we do and... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The 3 out of a possible 5 is based on the price paid, not necessarily on the quality received. As part of our ongoing trips to 'restaurants with rooms' we went along to Ghan House full of high expectations. Ghan met those high expectations in many ways, but let itself down on some other issues. The negatives first, we perhaps... More

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Paul C, Owner at Ghan House, responded to this review

Thankyou for all your positive stuff – ‘large, airy, comfortable bedroom’, ‘great rooms’, ‘classical music on the stereo in the bedroom’, ‘excellent dinner’, ‘fab presentation’, ‘wonderful wine selection’ ‘very well priced’ and ‘did not disappoint’ and most importantly ‘we will be back’! In addition our apologies – the private family party eating in the 1st floor drawing room, promised us... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Stayed and had dinner last week. This is an excellent hotel. I thought the attention to detail was excellent. We were met at the front door and greeted by name before being shown directly to our room. The room was fantastic with a high ceiling and interesting and very appropriate furnishings and décor. It was the very antithesis of a... More

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Paul C, Owner at Ghan House, responded to this review

Thank you for noticing all our attention to detail and personal things that we strive to do – we do everything as we would like to receive when we go away. You obviously appreciate the difference between us and standard procedure elsewhere. Thank you for letting us know and enjoying the difference! More

Cork, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Was really looking forward to this stay to celebrate my wifes birthday and recoup from a bout of flu. We chose Ghan house as I often stay in hotels for business and was looking for something special/different as the website and review would suggest. There were a litany of niggling issues: Cold night but not one fire was lit in... More

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Paul C, Owner at Ghan House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your observations & am mighty glad you made the comments you have. As explained to you on check out, we used to include tea/coffee in the dinner price, until guests who didn’t have tea/coffee wanted to have the tea/coffee price taken off. So now we do not include tea/coffee in the dinner price & only charge for... More

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Address: 2 Ghan Road, Carlingford, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Louth > Carlingford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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