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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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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in this hotel for three days recently. Standards very good. Attentive staff. Food good although breakfasts ,especially for those not wanting the full Irish Breakfast, needs improvement. Supermarket ham and sliced cheddar and "pan bread" no real substitute for alternative breakfast.- what about some pate,salami, boiled eggs, other cheeses General services lacking - non acceptance of Euro - exchange... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed at this castle as part of a tour. Service was exceptional in the hotel and bar. We had a gourmet meal of local meat and produce that can not be compared to any other place I ate in Northern Ireland.

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Feckenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Driving along the coast road from Belfast we were looking for somewhere to have lunch when we came across this lovely hotel. Obviously we had no reservation but we were greeted warmly and after a/ short wait we were shown to a lovely table by the window. They were offering a buffet Sunday lunch. The choices were excellent and we... More 

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic wedding venue. Beautiful views, amazing food and extremely helpful staff. A special thank you to Chelsea for going out of your way for us. I would definitely recommend ballygally castle to anyone who is deciding on where to have their wedding reception.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic time in ballygally castle hotel!food was fantastic and Norma and Sam in the restaurant couldn't have been more helpful! We had two young children with us an even after a spillage at the table her meal was replaced and dealt with so nicely! The beds are so comfortable and we had a great night sleep! Ghost room... More 

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ScottWeatherup, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Jenny P, Many thanks for your lovely review from your recent stay, I am glad you found the staff ans food fantastic, I will certainly pass your comments on the team, in particular Norma, Sam & Ruth. We hope you visit us again soon. Warmest Regards Scott Weatherup Hotel Assistant Manager Email: conf@bgc.hastingshotels.com More 

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked a room at the Ballygally Castle Hotel on Friday 24th July 2015 for a wedding that I was entertaining at. I arrived around 2pm (although according to the website check-in isn’t until 4pm) The duty manager Scott however was kind enough to offer me a room that had already been serviced and this meant I could get an... More 

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ScottWeatherup, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Startrax, Many thanks for your review from your recent visit for a wedding reception. I was delighted to look after you and glad you enjoyed your bedroom. We look forward to seeing you in the near future, Warmest Regards Scott Weatherup Hotel Assistant Manager Email: conf@bgc.hastingshotels.com More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Legend of Ballygally Castle is that the owner brought his wife from overseas to live with him in the castle. He was extremely jealous and would not allow her to leave the castle. Over time she went crazy and died there. Now it is said that her ghost can be heard by those who stay overnight. Overall a very... More 

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ScottWeatherup, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Scott P, Many thanks for your review from your recent stop for tea & scones. Yes you are correct we are haunted by our resident Ghost Lady Isabella Shaw who has her own bedroom in our Castle Tower. We look forward to seeing you again. Warmest Regards Scott Weatherup Hotel Assistant Manager Email: conf@bgc.hastingshotels.com More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and Nicola had our wedding reception in the Ballgally Hotel on Saturday and we had a perfect evening. Paul and the other staff ensured that everything was taken care of for us and we enjoyed a stress free day. We have received many positive comments from our guests who also enjoyed the food and service on the day. Our... More 

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ScottWeatherup, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Peter H, Many thanks for your lovely review from your wedding reception, I will certainly pass your comments on to Paul and the team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest Regards Scott Weatherup Hotel Assistant Manager Email: conf@bgc.hastingshotels.com More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic weekend break at the beautiful ballygally. Our room was spacious and modern with views to die for with the beach on our doorstep. Over the two days we relaxed around the hotel where we enjoyed a gorgeous relaxing Sunday Carvery on day one and genuinely one of the best meals we have had in a long time... More 

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ScottWeatherup, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear belfastniuk, Thank you for your review from your recent stay with us. I am glad you found your room spacious and modern, and also found the staff friendly and helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Ballygally Castle in the near future. Warmest Regards Scott Weatherup Hotel Assistant Manager Email: conf@bgc.hastingshotels.com More 

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