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The Oystercatcher

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place! Beautiful cottage, the host was really welcoming and the rooms were a great size and really clean. Managed to get a room that sleeps 3 people which we had struggled with previously. Great spot right on the sea front. Friendly village and a 5 minute drive from the busier Warren Point. The lady that makes the breakfasts was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressed with the location and the B&B, James is a great host with plenty of local knowledge and makes you feel very welcome and at home ! A very well furnished house with magnificent views of the coastline and mountains , I will be back again and have already recommended the Oystercatcher to my friends & family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from 3 nights in The Oystercatcher. Loved it here. I can understand why it is known as the best in Rostrevor. Lovely King size room with very large bathroom and private balcony with views of Carlingford Lough. Very clean, comfortable and homely. Excellent breakfasts and very friendly people. Thanks James and Bernie for your wonderful hospitality. Will definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the oystercatcher for a night with my partner and mum. The B&B is on a lovely little square facing the beautiful Carlingford lough, backed by Kilbroney forest. The area is quiet, but less than 10 minutes walk take you into the centre of Rostrevor with its little pubs and lovely restaurants. The owners, James and Bernie are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The host, James, says he has opened his home as a B&B to meet interesting people. And it's the personal warmth and conversation that mark The Oystercatcher out as a place I'd recommend with a heart and a half. It's informal, relaxed, and extremely friendly. The setting is fabulous... The roof patio overlooking Carlingford Lough is perfect for sipping prosecco... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay, host was lovely, fantastic views and lucky to get some nice weather. Enjoyed the local music scene, the session had me singing into the small hours as you'd expect ;) I will definitely be back here to play a few more tunes with James 👍 Some top places to eat, " the church" and "the old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Rostrevor has a special place in my heart since we visited this spring. What a lovely place and how lucky we were to be staying in The Oystercatcher! It was definitly a big part of why we loved it so much. Clean spacious rooms, comfortable beds, amazing breakfasts!! and most friendly, helpful host ever. Couldn't have made us feel more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Dog friendly.... Can't say highly enough of this great place. The memory will linger with us for years to come as will the night we stent with James the host while he played his music in the pub. The house is wonderfully located to all the amenities "the pubs, and restaurants" . The room was spacious with ensuite while reasonably... More 

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James302, Owner at The Oystercatcher, responded to this review

It was great having the 4 of you. Best behaved girls i ever had to stay. Come back soon and stay longer. It was nice seeeing you in the pub and as we say here, the craic was 90! James More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This venue is a very well run B&B right on the shore of Carlongford Lough. The venue offers very comfortable beds and a quirkily laid out large loft room. The shower was very powerful, with lots of warm water. The breakfast was delicious and I'm sure James (the host) wants everyone to walk out full of food for the day,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This is a superb B&B with that bit extra in the form of a friendly welcoming cat,Cocoa,(who basked in the warmth of our car bonnet) and freshly made smoothie at breakfast. Very helpful with advice on where to go for an evening meal and a very positive experience in all respects

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James302, Owner at The Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Bill Thank you for your very positive comments all of which sounded excellent. There was something I meant to ask you before you left and forgot so can you please ring me when you get a chance on 07961715772 Thank James More 

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Additional Information about The Oystercatcher

Address: 2 Victoria Square, Rostrevor BT34 3EU, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Rostrevor
Price Range: $76 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Oystercatcher 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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