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Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Maureen and her staff were so welcoming and extremely helpful throughout the stay. Beautiful setting with fantastic views and still close to town. We were a mixed group of singles and families attending a local wedding and Maureen was great helping us to arrange transport and so on. The staff were friendly and chatty and made a real fuss of... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and i stayed here for 1 night on our trip around northern Ireland. The staff were welcoming and helpful and the breakfast was lovely. We would have been happy to stay more nights but they were fully booked. Also the contact post booking and before checkin was excellent.

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cam2634, Guest Relations Manager at Briers Country House, responded to this review

Thank you Mark for your lovely review. I'm glad you had a good time on your stay. Please come again soon. More 

northern ireland
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here recently for a weekend in newcastle, after a morning of climbing slieve donard we were warmly welcomed, our room was first class (room 2) , lovely breakfast, would stay here again when visiting!!!

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cam2634, Guest Relations Manager at Briers Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at The Briers. Please come again soon. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my husband and 2 year old daughter. From start to finish the owner Maureen couldn't do enough for us. She was so helpful and went out of her way to make us feel at home. The bedrooms were excellent with such comfortable beds. Everything was extremely clean and well maintained. The BnB had a lovely seating area... More 

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cam2634, Guest Relations Manager at Briers Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so glad you had a wonderful time at The Brier's. Please come again soon. Maureen More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay at The Briers. The new owner is making amazing improvements. The rooms are being upgraded and new ones added. The breakfast was excellent. We will be booking our third visit very soon.

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cam2634, Guest Relations Manager at Briers Country House, responded to this review

Thank You for the great review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at The Brier's. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Margaret River
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes it was probably one of the best breakfasts we found in Ireland. Unfortunately my husband does not eat large breakfasts so this was wasted on him. Room was fine but the shower not very hot and not really all that good in terms of flow. Australians do expect good showers! We probably should have asked for a ground floor... More 

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cam2634, Guest Relations Manager at Briers Country House, responded to this review

Thank You for your review, I am glad you enjoyed our breakfast. We will ensure you have a downstairs room during your next stay. More 

Killinchy, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Stayed last weekend for one night as a getaway break for my Aunt. What a beautiful place - just 5 minutes from Newcastle town centre by car at the foot of the mournes. Lovely room and breakfast to die for - couldn't finish it all ! Thank you so much to Maureen and staff for a wonderful relaxing stay -... More 

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cam2634, Public Relations Manager at Briers Country House, responded to this review

Hello Debbie, Thank you for the lovely review. It was great having you stay with us. I am glad you had a good time. Hope to see you both again soon. Maureen More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

My husband and I visited this guest house with a group of friends for a week long walking holiday. The Briers proved to be a very comfortable and welcoming place to stay. Maureen and her staff were very helpful and accommodating. Our bedroom was comfortable, although it would have been nice to have a chair or chairs to sit on.... More 

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Maureen C, Owner at Briers Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that there were some positives to your stay and wouldn't hesitate to have you stay with us again. Best Wishes, Maureen. More 

New York
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Maureen was a lovely hostess and the Briers is an excellent B&B wit clean, spacious rooms, modern bathrooms with plenty of hot water and delicious breakfast. It is in a rural setting yet very close to Royal County Down.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This B & B was the last on our trip , sadly and it was beautiful , clean , warm and welcoming . We also would recommend a visit to the Slieve Donard Hotel for a wee Irish it is simply stunning and our host was right in sending us there for a look . The scenery in this part... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of South Down, our 18th Century Country House provides an excellent base at the foot of the Mourne Mountains whilst still being within easy reach of Newcastle and the many activities it has to offer. Just a 15 minute walk from the town, and less than an hour from the cities of Belfast, Newry and Lisburn, the Briers is in an ideal location for walkers, wedding guests and sight-seers alike. For the more adventurous, we offer a fantastic location to begin to explore the varied terrain around the area, with plenty of outdoor centres to help you on your way, whilst the luxurious seaweed baths and nearby seaside spas offer a less strenuous way to recharge your batteries. Combined with breath-taking views, spacious and comfortable rooms and ever-friendly service, it'll feel like a home from home in no time! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Briers Country House

Address: 39 Middle Tollymore Road, Newcastle BT33 0JJ, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newcastle
Price Range: $104 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Briers Country House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Briers Country House Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle
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