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Ballygally Castle

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Coast Road, Ballygally BT40 2QZ, Northern Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed an excellent meal here once again and one of our favourite restaurants on the Antrim Coast. I had the Daube of Beef, nicely cooked but it's just served with chips, veg are an additional extra. The dish could be enhanced and presented better. My wife had the pasta, very tasty and a huge portion, though paying extra for... More 

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Birmingham
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147 reviews 147 reviews
31 hotel reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had read such glowing reviews and went with high expectations. Firstly the room was not ready for check in time. Indeed some rooms were still being prepared an hour later. Room was comfortable and clean. However, I am sure that there had been little cleaning done to the room, other than the bed made and the bathroom cleaned, before... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved the hotel and the gardens. Beds were awesome. Rooms were clean. Shame we received no apology or compensation for a shower with no hot water. Lucky we had two rooms (not near each other) so could share a bathroom. The staff were hit and miss. Some friendly some not. Was good for the novelty of the history.

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Surrey, UK
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Ballygally Castle for a family wedding and were amazed at how beautiful it was. The grounds are stunning & the views are spectacular. The room was set up beautifully and the food was delicious. The staff were polite & friendly. The only downside was the cost of the drinks! Be prepared to pay over the odds for a... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff friendly and extremely helpful. Accomadation 1st Class and beds are oh so comfortable. Food locally sourced and well presented. Amazing scenic views and location has an interesting historical background. A definite must to visit.

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NormanMcBride, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Robin5845, Many thanks for your lovely review for the Ballygally Castle, I am glad you found the staff extremely helpful and friendly and also our accommodation to be 1st Class. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest Regards, Scott Weatherup Hotel Assistant Manager Email: conf@bgc.hastingshotels.com More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic hotel with some great views out of either side of the hotel but front facing is obviously more pleasurable. Excellent service from all staff, in particular Paul. Looked after me and my girlfriend really well throughout our stay! Will definitely be back again!

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NormanMcBride, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Breandanq82, Many thanks for your lovely review about the hotel, I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us, I will be sure to pass your comments on to the team in particular Paul. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Warmest Regards, Scott Weatherup Hotel Assistant Manager Email: conf@bgc.hastingshotels.com More 

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my daughter to the local Country Park at Carnfunnock last Sunday and worked up an appetite so decided to mosey on down the coast to the recently renovated Ballygally Castle Hotel. What a pleasant surprise...I know the Hastings Group have spent a lot of money on this hotel and they have got it more or less right. However,... More 

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NormanMcBride, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Pippa A, Many thanks for your review about your afternoon snacks at the hotel. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your short visit with us, and found our new refurbishment to be a pleasant surprise. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Warmest Regards, Scott Weatherup Hotel Assistant Manager Email: conf@bgc.hastingshotels.com More 

Dublin, Ireland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose this for its location - right on the coast and ideal start point for driving the Antrim Coast. Friendly staff. Food great, though menu is not very adventurous - and lots of meat! (Why is it so difficult to get seafood on the coast?!) Amazing and unprecedented food provenance with a little booklet for dinner and breakfast describing origins... More 

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NormanMcBride, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear FS001, Many thanks for your review for the Ballygally Castle, I am glad to hear you found the staff friendly and the food good and enjoyed your stay with us. I will certainly pass your comments on to our Head Chef Kevin about the menu. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel. Warmest Regards, Scott Weatherup... More 

Groomsport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Ballygally Castle again for a weekend break last month courtesy of the Tesco Token scheme. It was excellent as usual – very welcoming, friendly and helpful staff – lovely comfortable room and delicious food in the restaurant. With the Glens ‘on your doorstep’, an ideal location for a short break – and we even hit the weather... More 

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NormanMcBride, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear AJBGroomsport, Many thanks for the lovely review from your recent stay with us, I am glad you found your room to be comfortable, the food delicious and our staff team friendly and helpful. I will be sure to pass your comments on to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.... More 

Vilufushi
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most scenic and romantic getaway with outstanding staff imaginable. Right at the waterfront, with a view over the sea to Scotland's coast, a tragic story with a haunted room by a lovely garden with a stream with trouts - this charming hotel touched me deeply on many levels. It radiates charm and warmth in every room and person of... More 

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NormanMcBride, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Maja_Vilufushi, Many thanks for your lovely review for the Ballygally Castle, What lovely comments about the amenities in our bedrooms, our breakfast buffet and you found the staff very knowledgeable. We are glad you found warmth and charm in our staff team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Ballygally Castle. Warmest Regards, Scott Weatherup Hotel Assistant... More 

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