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Ardtara Country House

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Kilkeel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights at this beautiful country retreat. House is secluded and beautifully kept. Reception was quick and efficient shown to our room. The beautiful bedroom recently decorated in keeping with the period of the house was stunning. Ok there are tiles cracked and the windows don't open but that's part of the charm of old buildings. If you... More 

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Cookstown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I hadn't been to Ardtara for some time and for no particular reason however on walking in very little had changed from our last visit. I don't usually go into massive detail on what we had to eat suffice to say it was well presented, tasted lovely and we were attended to by polite but not overbearing... More 

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Thank James T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the beautiful Ardtara country house a number of times and continue to be amazed at the quality of both the food and staff. The rooms are beautiful and have been decorated to a high standard in keeping with the feel of Ardtara house. I would highly recommend Ardtara to anyone looking for a relaxing fine dinning... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from Lisburn just for an anniversary meal and it was really worth it. 3 stunning courses plus a complimentary pre starter. Will definitely be back - my husband thinks it's the best food he's ever had in his life!

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Thank Alisonesther
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Ardtara with my gf weekend of July 15th and would have to say it was a 5☆ experience...received a lovely welcome from Scot at reception who showed us to a stunning room with everything you could wish for! Food was unbelievable, with the tasting menu a must..sat down to dinner at 8pm and we had the most wonderful... More 

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Thank Fergal R
County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Ardtara Sunday past for lunch with my wife. As always made to feel very welcome from the moment you enter the front door by the genuinely friendly yet ultra professional staff. After a pre lunch drink in the front lounge we gazed over a very appetizing menu and after some deliberating our decisions were made. Once taken to our... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel needs a serious upgrade. On arrival I see weeds growing through the neglected tennis court. The dark panelled dining room is depressing with almost dead flowers on the tables. Having selected and booked my room on line I was given a different one (which couldn't be changed) on the ground floor immediately next to the main front door... More 

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Thank SBLLondon
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Went with wife for my birthday weekend to check out. Game of thrones set and that coast line . Found Ardtara in the Irish blue book as luxury country house with award winning cuisine . Well that was a fantasy worthy of game of thrones . The house is nice and intimate staff very friendly but in experienced so why... More 

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Thank Gerry R
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful manor, helpful and courteous staff, clean and comfortable rooms in a beautiful and quiet location. Perfect location for seeing northern coastal community Giants causway, Dark Hedges, Belfast. Excellent breakfast!! Highly recommend!

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Londonderry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Ardtara Country House is a home away from home. The welcome is warm and friendly and we were advised to treat the hotel as we would our own home. Prior to being shown to our room we were given a tour of the facilities downstairs, an important touch that I have not seen in many hotels. When we were shown... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“Most Romantic Country House Of The Year” (AA Award). Ardtara is an elegantly restored 19th-century manor house, situated between Belfast and the Giant’s Causeway Coast. Once home to the Clark family, world-famous linen makers, Ardtara is now widely regarded as one of the finest country house hotels in Northern Ireland. The nine bedrooms are spacious with high ceilings, modern en-suite bathrooms, deluxe king-size beds, charming antiques and original grand (working) fireplaces. All set in the privacy and tranquility of eight wooded acres. Ardtara has also been selected as a “Fodor’s Choice” hotel, has Four Stars from the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and is a member of the Ireland’s prestigious Blue Book hotel guide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ardtara Country House

Address: 8 Gorteade Road, Upperlands BT46 5SA, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Upperlands
Price Range: $140 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ardtara Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Ardtara Country House Hotel Upperlands
Ardtara Hotel Derry
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