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Downings Coastguard Cottages - Type B-E

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights to attend a wedding. The cottages were immaculately clean and very modern and came fully equipped with microwave, cooker etc. There are views of the beach and mountains from the house and they are located only a short distance...More

Thank TerryGargan
Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages - Type B-EResponded 1 week ago

Dear Terry, it was a pleasure hosting you and the other wedding guests during your recent stay. We're very lucky to have a dedicated team of cleaners, so I will be sure to pass on your feedback on the cleanliness to them. We have recently...More

Reviewed September 27, 2017

Stayed here at the end of the summer with a few teens and a friend. Absolutely fantastic place. We stayed in an apartment in one of the 'round towers' and it was perfect. We had everything we needed and more. Kitchen was so well equipped...More

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Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages - Type B-EResponded October 1, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing your stay in our Type E apartment. We're delighted that you found the whole apartment so spacious and well equipped. We will pass on your feedback about the place being spotless to our cleaners. We're glad that you found...More

Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Myself and my Wife Son / Daughter in law And 4 Grandchildren ranging in age 15 to 7 This year spent another fortnight at Coastguard Cottages we have been returning to C / C for the past 6 years The accomodation is excellent all mod...More

Thank James Q
Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages - Type B-EResponded September 7, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay at the cottages, and for your loyal custom over the years. We're glad that you enjoy the comforts and modernity of the cottages, including the Wifi, and the rugged beauty of...More

Reviewed July 16, 2017

What a lovely place to be when you want to smell and see the sea amazing cottages that are located a few meters to the sea; best view to the sea. The manager is very professional Would recommend to everyone traveling in the areaMore

Thank davkgl
Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages - Type B-EResponded September 6, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review the cottages. We certainly agree that the cottages are a good base if you want to get some sea air, and explore the coastline along the long-established Atlantic Drive in Downings, and the Northern Headlands...More

Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

This is our third trip to the coastguard cottages. A really lovely destination, in particular the round tower cottages, which have fabulous views of the local area. Verity and Seamus are particularly helpful to deal with, with very good recommendations on things to do and...More

1  Thank lauraburke955
Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages - Type B-EResponded September 6, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the cottages. We're delighted that you enjoyed all that Downings and the area around Sheephaven Bay has to offer, using one of the round tower cottages as your base with their commanding...More

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Beachfront
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Dry Cleaning
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juca105
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Séamus M | Property representative |
Hi Judith, the cottages are 0.7 of a mile from Downings village, where the nearest bars / cafes / restaurants are. It takes 15-20 minutes on foot and many of our guests walk it. It's a pleasant walk, but our cottages are... More
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"Stay in the roundtower bungalows!"
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"We only stayed in type C cottages, and they were all very nice. 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms was great for our..."
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"WiFi tip: in practice the free WiFi provided comes and goes a bit and was difficult to pick up in some of the..."
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"Ask for a cottage with a view of the beautiful bay."
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