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Birthday weekend

I love this hotel and no matter how many times we visit it still has the wow factor. The food was... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
DeniseHughes262
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Great wee mountain

Had a quick blast up from the Donard car park one evening after work. A nice gentle ascent up... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2019
301shaunm
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Doune, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of our family celebration in Newcastle we looked forward to afternoon tea in the Slieve Donard. We wanted scones so were directed to the Lighthouse room and were disappointed to find uncleared tables and lacksadasical staff. Tardy service and too strong peppermint and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love this hotel and no matter how many times we visit it still has the wow factor. The food was first class, from a snack in the Lighthouse to a full a la carte dinner in the oak restaurant.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DeniseHughes262
Reviewed August 4, 2019

Not our cup of tea , somewhat limited menu but really nothing special. This is a review of the Oak Restaurant in the Slieve Donard Hotel. Service was good and the hotel personnel tried their best but the atmosphere of an almost empty restaurant did...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Michael J
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

Had a quick blast up from the Donard car park one evening after work. A nice gentle ascent up through the woods and then out onto the open hill up tot the head of the glen. Steep up into the saddle and then a steady...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

Took my little one hiking the day of the air festival up to the saddle in a carrier. Amazing views, amazing hike. Might be a bit tough for some.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mark D
Reviewed May 26, 2019

Lovely walk from town to summit via Glen River car park and forest path. Soon into open hillside. Navigation is easy due to path network and ascent decent but the Mourne wall.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Spent an overnight stay at this well known hotel. We have been several times over the last 5 years. The location speaks for itself. It’s a popular destination with locals and tourists.Had a nice double room with a view over the sea and the Mourne...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank rosiee927
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

I was in Newcastle for a brief stay and had the pleasure of staying in Slieve Donard. I received an excellent welcome, my room had a sea and Mountain View and was very comfortable. The hotels best asset is it’s stunning location set along the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Corkerirl
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Called into the Slieve Donard on a Sunday afternoon with hubby and a girl friend intending to have a drink and a meal. It was around 5pm, so I went to reception to make enquiries regarding the availability of food & drink. The male receptionist...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Lady playing piano amazing whilst we enjoyed a cuppa (which was expensive). It was like stepping back in time music on sunday afternoon very relaxing.

Date of experience: March 2019
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slamminsam
September 28, 2016|
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Response from Tugboat_11 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but they can arrange a taxi and the bus station is right beside the hotel
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WW7
September 1, 2016|
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Response from Graham M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve afternoon tea, be nice after an hour in the spa
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pamela m
July 13, 2016|
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