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Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

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downpatrick
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Visited the Lighthouse restaurant yesterday for scones and tea and to sit and admire the view. Three of us sat on two sofas which we had to wipe the crumbs off before we sat down and under the table were pieces of food from previous customers. The room looked very run down... The chairs in the centre on the wooden... More 

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely place from we arrived to we went home, spa is amazing and the view of the mountains is spectacular while sitting in the jacuzzi. Fantastic breakfast, variety is great! Make sure and sample the cocktails in the Percy french bar! Pina coladas In the Charlie Chaplin bar is fantastic, best I've had! Rooms are very basic to be 5... More 

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Thank you for choosing Hastings Hotels, Warmest Regards, Berni McCartney Guest Services Coordinator Slieve Donard Resort & Spa guestservices@sdh.hastingshotels.com More 

Northern Ireland
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The website states "Dine in style in the sophisticated sumptuousness of the Oak Restaurant in Down and enjoy an array of fabulous dishes prepared using only the finest local produce!Have a scrumptious dining in Northern Ireland experience with us." We booked the restaurant for a 70th birthday, we wanted to have a lovely luxurious memorable evening for our mother. It... More 

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Berni_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback after your recent stay with us. I am very sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. I would be grateful if you contacted me with your name, and the date which you visited the hotel & the name of this review so... More 

Savannah Georgia
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Ireland to see Van in an intimate setting and this was the venue. Located in Newcastle Northern Ireland the Slieve Donard Resort was delightful. Like all of Ireland the staff was friendly and personable. The concert was superb. My wife visited the spa and was totally stress free the rest of the trip even with my left side... More 

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us a great rating and a wonderful review in relation to your recent stay. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed every minute of your stay with us, we hope your next visit is just around the corner. Thank you for choosing Hastings Hotels, Warmest Regards, Berni McCartney Guest Services Coordinator Slieve Donard... More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Is it acceptable to have to phone the duty receptionist at 1.30 on a Tuesday morning to complain about the unacceptable noise from the bar area, to be told that she cannot hear it because she's sitting in a 'back' office? The Duty Porter made no scrap of difference re intervening. By 3:00 the last of the revellers were finally... More 

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry to hear that you found our service to be below your standards. I am sorry to hear that your stay in the Slieve Donard was not thoroughly enjoyable. We welcome all feedback as we are constantly striving to deliver a high level of customer service which we and our... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have visited the hotel many times over the years, primarily for business events. This time we were there for a family wedding. The hotel showed their excellence in customer service before the event when, for reasons of ill health, it looked like rooms may not be needed. When the situation was explained, there was no argument, no claims of... More 

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. It is wonderful that you had a great time. We take great pride in catering to our guest’s needs the best way we can, so it is great to hear that our team were on hand to help with your reservation. If you decide to come and visit again please... More 

Lisbon District, Portugal
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel for two nights for a Van Morrison concert. Everything about the stay was top class. Room with a lovely sea view was ready on arrival and late check out at noon was arranged without a problem. Hotel is in a beautiful location and in excellent condition throughout. Staff were pleasant and helpful, pool was clean and... More 

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very kindly for taking the time to write a review and what a wonderful review it was. We really appreciate this. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the splendid Sir. Van Morrison event - it is a once in a lifetime opportunity to attend one of this personal shows & it is great to... More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our one night stay as we head back to England tomorrow after 3 weeks travelling all Ireland's coastal routes. This was our best shoreline hotel and excellent value for money. Service levels are very good and we want to particularly thank Sylvia our breakfast host this morning for her amazing responsive service and warm smile .... Well done you... More 

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very kindly for taking the time to write a review and what a wonderful review it was. We really appreciate this. I would like to thank you for pointing out our staff and the service in which they provided. I am sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this hotel. The situation and views from it are amazing. The beds and pillows are very comfortable. The pool is lovely but the jacuzzi has to be the best ever. The buffet breakfast had a great selection for everyone however if hotel is busy try and get down as early as possible to avoid the 'rush'. Great memories... More 

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very pleased to hear that you found the location of the hotel convenient. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the outstanding beauty of the famous Mourne Mountain & Irish Sea. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave this review – it is very important to the Hotel staff & to our future... More 

Newtownards, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrived and checked in after a wait for the room; unfortunately when we entered the room there was a soiled pair of ladies panties on the c;;arpet, housekeeping ? Such a no no. Day went downhill at dinner in the Oak Room; menue sparkled with lots of quality local produce (to be commended) ; crab claw starter good; unfortunately 28... More 

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback after your recent stay with us. I am very sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. I would be grateful if you contacted me with your name, room number and the dates you stayed & the name of this review so that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestling at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, the Slieve Donard stands in six acres of private grounds, and is one of Northern Ireland's most popular hotels. The luxurious ESPA Spa commands spectacular panoramic views of the County Down coastline and Mountains of Mourne and provides a perfect oasis of tranquility rivals any spa in Europe today. This superbly maintained Victorian hotel is equally suited to a short break, residential conference or grand event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

Address: Downs Road, Newcastle BT33 0AH, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newcastle
Price Range: $177 - $428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Slieve Donard Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 178
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Also Known As:
Slieve Donard Newcastle
Donard Hotel Slieve
Donard Hotel Newcastle Slieve
Slieve Donard Hotel Newcastle
Slieve Donard Resort And Spa Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle
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