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Marlagh Lodge

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71 Moorfields Road, Ballymena BT42 3BU, Northern Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and i stayed here while we were attending a friends wedding down the road in Galgorm. (about 10 mins away in a taxi) perfect location. Robert was very friendly and welcoming as soon as we arrived. The place is stunning and beautifully decorated. Our room was very spacious, clean and had beautiful furnishing and trinkets that where reminiscent... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This hotel was fabulous from our arrival until we departed.It was like staying with friends only better.The bed-rooms and reception rooms were all very tastefully presented.The staff were exceptional, very helpful and pleasant attitude. We were gathered for a family reunion and it turned out to be the perfect venue.

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Ballymena N Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We just had a beautiful afternoon tea for 7 at the Marlagh Lodge Tea Room. The ambience of the 'old' house is perfect for 'afternoon tea'. The food was obviously home produce with dainty sandwiches, fresh scones, and a great selection cake and buns and other goodies. Tea and coffee were refilled often by the pleasant and helpful staff. Would... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

If you're for a Dickens esc. Christmas the Marlagh Lodge is the place to stay. Traditional but with modern hospitality from the room to the food and host, this place does not disappoint. Nothing was too much trouble, and we were well looked after. We would stay again. Thank you Robert for making our stay at the Marlagh Lodge and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

They are latter-day Victorians really, Robert and Rachel. So they'll probably appreciate a bit of Latin scholarship - I found a phrase book in our bedroom, one among hundreds of fascinating reads shelved all over the magnificent Marlagh Lodge and readily available to guests. Ballymena? Not a Mecca for classy accommodation, I hear you say. You might be right. But... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights in the Print Room. Bathroom over the hall but our own use only, and dressing gowns provided. Robert was so welcoming, nothing at all was a bother. Place had fabulous old world charm, and spotlessly clean. Great breakfast (Ulster fry) and hot plums to start! Given a front door key so we could come and go... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Visited Marlagh recently. We just stopped by for lunch. It is a very homely place and the food was lovely. Whilst the menu is not extensive, the produce is very good quality. The food is homemade and from fresh ingredients, - we even saw the lady going to the garden and picking the greens and herbs. The selection of pastries... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights, whilst visiting friends locally. We stayed in the "Chintz" room, which was spacious, welcoming and tastefully decorated. We were made to feel very welcome by our host "Robert" who couldn't do enough for us There was a plentiful spread for breakfast and the "Ulster fry" was delicious and set us up... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My sister and I treated our Dad, and a dear friend of ours, to afternoon tea at Marlagh Lodge. We were absolutely blown away by the experience. Five star does not do it justice. It was an amazing experience, wonderful service, by efficient friendly staff. The food was fantastic, and it kept coming. Delicate, tasty finger sandwiches, scones to die... More 

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Right from an early communication we knew we were in for a special treat staying here. On arrival the owner carried our bags upstairs and then made us tea and biscuits which we took in the drawing room. The house was amazing. It had quite a history, some of which was well documented and available to read. There were also... More 

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tertiacat, Owner at Marlagh Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review! I know I should respond more frequently to reviews but such positive feedback from you and from so many of our guests makes all the hard work that goes into making Marlagh the very special place I believe it is so worthwhile. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay!! More 

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