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11 The Strand, Portaferry BT22 1HG, Northern Ireland
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Barholm
Ranked #3 of 7 Portaferry B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Booked this for myself and a colleague for a couple nights whilst working locally. Basic accommodation, but clean, comfortable, warm, good food and very welcoming. Have stayed in many B&B's over the years, but this has to be the best value I've come across. Highly recommended. Would I return? Yes, definitely. Also has free wifi.

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Just returned from Portaferry, a place I know well as I was born there. I elected to stay at Barholm on the strength of previous reviews and in the knowledge that it was conveniently located, right outside the ferry terminal. On arrival, I found the place locked up, no-one about but a phone call brought the proprietor along in a... More 

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Mansfield, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Three of us arrived at Barholm having cycled through the rain from Belfast. The owner gave us a load of fluffy white towels and a tray with enough ingredients for at least 20 cups of tea/coffee. The room was basic but perfect for us. The beds were comfortable, the room warm and the shower nice and hot. The owner allowed... More 

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Belfast
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We hired restaurant and function rooms to hold family party. This is the second type we have booked restaurant for large family shindig. The first occasion we had family members staying over and they were amazed how clean and reasonably priced their stay was. We booked a buffet and B.Y.O the food was devious and the staff were absolutely brilliant.... More 

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Krzysztof P, Owner at Barholm, responded to this review

Dear Teresa B. Thank you very much for your excellent review. We are delighted you and your Family had a great time in Barholm. Taking note it has been second time we hope to see you all again and we will be happy to serve you. Many thank again. Krzysztof & Marzena & Team More 

Dundalk, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Great accomodation for short or longer break , lovely atmosphere , tasty food , relax so all what you need to have good rest. Place is situated in very atractive place with amazing view of Strangford , hills and sea :) Totally high recomended !!! Could not find different place when you would like to come back so often. Friendly... More 

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Krzysztof P, Owner at Barholm, responded to this review

Dear Sylvia J. Many thanks for taking your time to write your review. Nothing makes us happier than good reviews; bad ones make us work harder to excel. We've delighted welcoming you again and there is hope we will see you and your Family many more times in the very near future. Kindest regards Krzysztof & Marzena & Team More 

Dundalk, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Under a sky full of miracles in Northern Ireland is Portaferry and there Barholm. Wonderful place in a wondrous place. Friendly atmosphere, excellent service, clean, pleasant rooms, delicious meals that all adds up to priceless memories and an irresistible urge to return, even tomorrow :). Thanks a lot, see you soon, very soon :)

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Krzysztof P, Owner at Barholm, responded to this review

Dear Asisko. Thank you for your enthusiastic and outstanding review, We are happy you had a great time and enjoyed staying in Barholm. If we will be honored to welcome you you again, we do our best to deliver same quality and relaxed atmosphere. Thank you again. Krzysztof & Marzena & Team More 

Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

stayed here sat 30th march for one night room was clean and basic well heated and large bathroom very friendly staff the breakfast next morning was superb plenty of it as well as the usual cold buffett spread the service was very quick efficient as others have said the view from the restaurant was super over looking the narrows will... More 

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Krzysztof P, General Manager at Barholm, responded to this review

Dear clivebridges26. We really appreciate you taking your time to provide Tripadvisor followers with your review. We would like to thank you for visiting Barholm and giving us an opportunity to serve you. It is our hope we will see you again in Portaferry - weather is improving and it is always great atmosphere around. Thank you again. Marzena &... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Stayed here for one night in December. . Room had stunning views over the lough.Room we had was ensuite and had been recently re-decorated, so felt fresh and up-to-date. Barholm is near to all local amenities, with a number of pubs nearby - including The Slip, where we enjoyed a pub quiz and some great live music. The breakfast was... More 

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Dublin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Had cause to stay in Portaferry for 2 nights on business. I picked Barholm becasue of their prices. Have to say Room was fine, had excelent seaview over Strangford Lough. Staff were friendly. Breakfast was good old fashioned fry, served quickly and tasted good. View from restaurant is to die for! Nightlife consisted of local pubs, plenty of craic and... More 

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Arras, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We arrived to Portaferry late in the afternoon, being on our 8 days tour around Ireland. Barholm has been described in our guide ( 2009 French edition ) as a Youth hostel.We didn’t expect much, as you wouldn’t expect lot from the hostel. We entered the building and walked in the nice conservatory, which we believed was a restaurant; they... More 

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Additional Information about Barholm

Address: 11 The Strand, Portaferry BT22 1HG, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Portaferry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Barholm Portaferry, Northern Ireland

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