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Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel

157 Whitepark Rd, Ballintoy BT57 6NH, Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
tina j Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Angela is the most welcoming manager. The hostel is spotless, the en-suite room was big enough (with a tv, which we didn't use) and a good bathroom (but as with all hostels not enough hooks/rails!). Kitchen well equipped. Dining and lounge have fantastic views along the coast ....and sunsets are amazing (weather permitting!!). good parking.

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Kiama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great accomodation overlooking beautiful wind swept bay and sandy beach/ plenty of walks around this area for all ages. Hostel clean comfy good wifi access in communal areas. Friendly helpful staff. This was a high light of our travels around Ireland!

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Cork, Ireland
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53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting is the highlight, lovely beach. Not far from the rope bridge and Giant's causeway. We went to Ballycastle for dinner but saw others bringing in take away pizza which was a good idea. The fire was lit when we were there. The kitchen facilities were grand. We just were a little uncomfortable in our mixed dorm as we... More 

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Missouri
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Stayed here for one night. Typical hostel with no extra amenities. Some of the sheets were not clean, but we're able to be replaced. The view is comparable to none other, and the hostel overlooks the bay. Wifi was weak, and only available in the main room

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Abby And thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Unfortunately your unclean sheets were as a result of a problem with our supplier. We took photos of the sheets to show the supplier and advised them in no uncertain terms that this was unacceptable. We can only apologize on their behalf and hope that you... More 

Hradec Králové, Kralovehradecky Kraj, Czech Republic
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Pleasant typical hostel. Nothing more, nothing less. Successful arrival in the late hours. We got a room with a sea view. The lady at the reception was very talkative and willing. Wifi signal was only in the main room.

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We've stayed here a couple of times, and just love it! The setting is pretty unbeatable, with amazing views and a beautiful beach for walking along. The hostel itself is large, clean, well organized, and the staff are friendly and helpful. Excellent value for the price, would definitely recommend :)

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Irvine, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A beautiful location overlooking the beach. Spotlessly clean and a lovely view from bedroom window and we had our own private bathroom.The manager was very welcoming and extremely friendly and most helpful. The facilities in the hostel were very useful and easy to use. I loved it and can't wait to come again!

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Megan M Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a lovely review of your stay at Whitepark Bay. It was an absolute pleasure to have you stay with us and I very much hope we can welcome you back to stay with us again in the future. Best Wishes Cathy More 

UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We fancied a few days away. On looking at the prices of some of the hotels and B&Bs on the North Coast for June / July it was expensive for what you were getting. We don't scrimp and save but like to get our moneys worth. I stayed here a few years ago which had a good experience. So i... More 

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Stevie747UK! Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your stay at Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel. To read that you think we are superior to some hotels and B&B's is just an amazing accolade. We strive to offer all of the amenities and "modern day" facilities our guests could need but at an affordable cost and I am... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

An absolutely beautiful location. Spotlessly clean. Friendly, homely welcome. We stayed in a very clean, comfortable room with a private bathroom and view up the beach. Loved it. There was only one thing wrong - I could have stayed longer! We'll be back!

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi ZaraB_123! Thank you so much for leaving such a fabulous review of our Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel. There is no better reward for us than to read feedback from guests who have enjoyed their stay. We very much hope that we can welcome you back to stay with us again sometime soon - and next time be sure to... More 

Downpatrick, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Was there with a group for 3 nights and have to say it was brilliant. Great facilities and very clean and such fabulous views. Food was brilliant and as said before we had use of the kitchen to make ourselves tea/coffee. Yes when sharing the 4 person room it can be up close and personal but for a youth hostel... More 

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Dear tourist197821 Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay at Whitepark Bay and for your lovely comments. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and very much that we can welcome you back to stay again in the future. Cathy More 

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