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2 Ghan Road, Carlingford, 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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Cork, Ireland
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in ghan house last Friday night for my husbands birthday the food was absolutely beautiful , the staff were very friendly and welcoming and there was a lovely atmosphere it's not your typical overnight stay in a shiny modern hotel it's different experience entirely I found the room to be a bit chilly that was my only negative but... More

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

We love what we do and are glad you were able to share this your husband and enjoy what we offer all our guests….a lovely relaxed environment, log fires & candlelight with attention to detail and a restaurant that enjoys its’ 2 AA Rosette status! Thank you for taking the time to let everyone else know too! And, apologies… I’ll... More

Meath, Ireland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

my husband and I stayed here recently for one night. the room we had was small but perfectly formed- i could ramble on but the roll top bath was what ultimately won me over!!! music was playing in the room when we arrived and it was warm and welcoming (took a bit of fiddling to get the music off though!!)... More

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

Thank you so much for appreciating what we do – from the ipod player playing music prior to your arrival, our excellent central heating, the 32” digital TV, the roll top bath & separate walk-in power shower…all the antiques and Georgian ambience, the ticking of the grandfather clock……and us and our staff. An interesting juxtaposition and contra to where your... More

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37 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Back to Ghan House last night for the second 10+ group dinner I have organised there in recent months. The welcome was as warm and laid back as usual. Drinks in the cosy bar beforehand were unhurried. It is extraordinary how relaxed the staff make everyone feel - there is never a rush to hand out menus, or get people... More

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

Than you for highlighting how we feel business associates should be looked after – in a manner & pace they wish rather than being dictated to! Thank you in putting your trust, again, of your own business reputation and personal standing in everything that we do. You are in good company to do so – various ministerial, country ambassadors and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Visited Ghan House as part of our annual away day with work team. Had use of meeting room for team building on day 1 and team brief on day 2. 11 of us did the 'hands on cooking' and I don't think Stephane fears for his job!! What a brilliant afternoon, learnt some very good tips which I can take... More

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

Sounds like you enjoyed yourself – like many other ‘delegates’ who have had their team meeting & team building with us – KPMG, Vodafone, IOD, Government departments, Compaq and many more – choosing the ambience and quality of what we offer above ‘standard procedure, fluorescent lit hotel offering’. Just like the corporate reviewer on 18th December 2013, you both seem... More

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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We stayed over a weekend late October and had a room in the Annex (top, far end), which is one of the larger rooms. We were shown to the room, lights were already on, music playing. Little detail but straight away shows that the management pay attention to detail and look to make you feel welcome from the first minute.... More

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

Your enjoyable experience of your stay at Ghan House was helped by the ‘little details’ and ‘loads of character’ that you described - that seems to be lacking from many of the bigger, newer hotels……..thank you for recognising this and enjoying our restaurant. There are many places to stay, other places that have good restaurants, but hard to find both... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Visited Ghan House on a work trip with my colleagues. A beautiful house set on georgous grounds, all the staff were very pleasant and the food we had was outstanding! We did the 'hands-on cookery class' with Stephane the chef and had great fun, learning many great recipes and tips under his guidance. Really had an enjoyable stay and would... More

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

Thank you for taking the time out of your work schedule to communicate how much you enjoyed your corporate away day business meeting & team building at Ghan House. And you were able to appreciate our beautiful walled 3 acres of gardens. Thank you for your kind comments. Also you were fortunate to learn from our 2AA Rosette chef Stephane... More

Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A very quaint house hotel with old furniture and style clearly to maintain the overall decor which is not at all modern. Honestly...I like modern and would rather have bright furniture than dark wardrobes and mirror frames. Room was very spacious as was the bathroom and toilet. The welcome was lovely and staff very attentive. Dinner was delicious and the... More

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

I’m glad you enjoyed your dinner and breakfast – except for your husband’s dessert, apologies – 11 out of 12 enjoyable courses in total…we’ll make it 12 out of 12 next time! I’m sorry that you thought our accommodation was expensive – unlike most accommodation providers who do not allow just 1 night stay over a weekend, we do allow... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Visited The Ghan House to attend a wedding reception. What a beautiful, very quirky, warm and inviting hotel, you feel as if you are in someone's home! Super garden and location, in the heart of Carlingford, which is a lovely village/town with a wealth of history, eateries, pubs and not forgetting the wonderful Irish hospitality! We didn't stay at The... More

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

Thank you for highlighting what is special about Ghan House when we host a Civil Ceremony & exclusive use wedding – our natural relaxed feel, our 3 acres of walled private gardens and our great location just a tree length from Medieval Carlingford making Ghan House a more relaxed and quality experience to the standard 'hotel function room' wedding. As... More

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Ghan House Hotel
Ghan House Hotel Carlingford
Address: 2 Ghan Road, Carlingford, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Louth > Carlingford
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Carlingford
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