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The Strand Hotel

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Main Street, Ballyliffin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I will begin this review by saying that the same night we stayed there was a wedding in the hotel and the staff were wonderful and did their best to cope but it was plain to see they were run off their feet with several complaining they had to try and do 3 jobs besides their own so in future... More 

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Thank Brian S
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon and thank you for your honest review of your recent stay with us. Certainly our wedding weekends are very busy but I would always hope that our standards are maintained throughout so your feedback on this occasion is important. We are doing our best to upgrade the tv's etc in all of our rooms and we are nearly... More 

Lund, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice stay here in July 2016. Everything was working well, and the atmosphere very friendly - especially in the hotel bar/pub. The staff was very friendly too. If I would add something on the negative - it was the food. Hardly any fresh vegetables, and a limited "pub food" menue. But I suppose this is often the case... More 

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Thank Gustav B
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in reviewing your stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. I am surprised to read your comment about fresh vegetables as most of our meals are served with a selection of potatoes and vegetables all freshly cooked daily. I will ensure that the staff clarify to all of our visitors that... More 

Clonmany, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best places you can stay in. Friendly atmosphere, great families or couples alike. Amazing location and the friendliest staff you can find anywhere, nothing is too much trouble. From the minute you walk in reception you are greeted with a warm smile and throughout your stay. The food is fantastic, definatly this is the one... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you. It was a pleasure and an honour hosting Elena and all of the delegates for the week. We are looking forward to the next workshop in May 2017. More 

Co Limerick
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place. That's why we returned. Everything about it was perfect... fresh tasty food, quiet room, friendly staff and nice location. Feels like home from home. It was our second trip and I hope it wont be our last.

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We were delighted to see you return so soon after your 1st visit. We are very grateful of your time in reviewing your visit. More 

Magherafelt, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Strand Hotel during the Elena Shumilova workshop and I have to say the staff were first class. As was the Hotel Manager. The hotel is lovely and clean, and situated close to a lovely beach, just a 5-10 minute walk away. The food in the bar is excellent-very competitively priced and very tasty. I enjoyed my stay... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your few days with us. We were honoured and proud to host Elena and all of the wonderful delegates at the Masterclass Workshop. Maybe you will get the opportunity to return. More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a group of 25 people for a work related lunch to this hotel. Great location, scenic views, friendly staff, beautiful hot food and lots of of it. Kept offering extra helpings and a great price. Everyone very impressed.

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you and your colleagues enjoyed lunch. Thank you for your time in reviewing your visit. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

stayed here last year food was very nice ,nice staff seamus the bar man what a friendly and helpful bar man,thanks. staff al very nice ,as usual every body friendly in this quiet town,this is asmall town even the local shop staff are friendly

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Thank gerard c
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in reviewing your visit. Our staff are our biggest asset so I am pleased yet again to receive such positive feedback. More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at the beginning of may with my wife and baby son. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. We missed breakfast by a good 45 minutes as we had to feed are son. I asked the lady at the front desk on check out, was there anywhere near by that still did breakfast. She wouldn't let... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for this review and these are the wee stories that I don't always get to hear about. I appreciate you taking the time to review your stay. More 

Erlangen
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157 reviews
47 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Due to late arrival in Ballyliffin we were very hungry, other pubs and lodges were still closed due to early in the saeson and we got a phantastic dinner in a nice, Country Hotel style setting. Very satisfying, not only because of the good Guiness

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit. More 

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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Been to the strand a few times and the staff are super nice and friendly!! Such a pleasant atmosphere!! Nice traditional features in the hotel ...absolutely love the reception area ..so warm and welcoming and such a chilled out area! Been with my partner to view the hotel and function rooms and public areas are lovely! Also visited again with... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments, I appreciate your time in review. We are doing our best to provide quality in food, accommodation and service whilst also trying to offer good value. Thank you again. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run Hotel, near to Ballyliffin Golf Club and overlooking the beautiful Pollan beach. Ideal location for family holidays, a short break, your wedding or a conference. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Strand Hotel

Address: Main Street, Ballyliffin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Ballyliffin
Price Range: $92 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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