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Barholm

11 The Strand, Portaferry BT22 1HG, Northern Ireland
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We turned up unexpectedly. We were touring this area of Northern Ireland and happened upon Portaferry. Finding it to be a lovely and friendly town we decided to stay. Having not pre booked, we explored the town whilst our room was prepared. On returning we found that although the Barholm is not a luxury B &B it is all you... More 

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Thank Tracey A
Krzysztof P, Owner at Barholm, responded to this review

Dear Tracey A. Thank you for visiting Portaferry and choosing Barholm. Although we operate as a hostel, we are a comfortable and simple B&B accommodation too :-) Thank you again for your review and please visit us again if travelling nearby. We wish you joyful Summer and many happy returns! With regards. Marzena & Krzysztof Piorek More 

Antrim, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Great location at the Strangford Lough.Pleasent owners were always very helpful. Comfortable ,big rooms with en-suit ,very bright and cosy dinning room.I spent lovely weekend with family.highly recommended😃

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Thank agnes737
Krzysztof P, Owner at Barholm, responded to this review

Dear Agnes737 We would like to thank you for your time taken to comment on our premises. We are always happy when our residents are enjoying time with us in Portaferry. Let's hope we'll have a chance to welcome you again and serve you as good as we can. Weather is improving, Summer Festivals looking excellent with all activities for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I have stayed here before years ago, for work related nights and now I have a staff team, decided to go back because of fond memories. The owner has changed since I was last there and Krzysztof (and the others working there) could not have done more. We had the use of the committee room all day for staff training... More 

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Thank Martin R
Krzysztof P, Owner at Barholm, responded to this review

Dear Martin R. Thank you for your kind review. We are very happy you and your staff enjoyed staying with us and we are looking forward seeing you again as it is just the beginning of the Summer :-) We will also have new seasonal food on the offer and it is another great reason to visit Portaferry! More 

Brescia, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Location ideal, food delicious (including vegetarian option), accommodation excellent. The manager and his wife were so friendly and helpful, they really made our stay enjoyable. We were a large group over from Italy and everyone was extremely happy at Barholm. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank Vegemike
Krzysztof P, Owner at Barholm, responded to this review

Dear Vegemike It was excellent to welcome and serve you and your group recently. Best compliments are from happy customers having our home made food and enjoying it! Thank you for staying with us, enjoying Portfaferry accommodation and B&B rooms. We hope to see you again! More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We arrived at Barholm and looked for the owner, Krzysztof. When we finally found him a few minutes later he checked us in. I had originally booked 3 beds in a 4-bed dorm, but he told us that he was upgrading us to a suite for the same price as the dorm. This was a pleasant surprise. The room itself... More 

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Krzysztof P, Owner at Barholm, responded to this review

Dear Emeraldroses We are extremely thankful for you taking your time to write this nice review. Yes, we are a budget accommodation place in Portaferry and we proud ourselves for relaxed and informal service, good quality beds and homemade food. It is great you had a chance to experience most of it and enjoyed it. Every year we do an... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

The lady at the reception was very nice and friendly. The room would need some refurbishing, moderately clean. Could not see the wifi network in the room. Breakfast was very good. Well located, good value for money. Would recommend it for a night, but would not stay there for a week.

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County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Basic but clean rooms ,comfortable clean beds , good shower and fantastic breakfast . I have stayed here three times now and will again . we needed to have our breakfast earlier than the start time and Krzysztof the owner got up early to cook up his fantastic breakfasts for us. worth going for the breakfast alone !

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Booked this for myself and a colleague for a couple nights whilst working locally. Basic accommodation, but clean, comfortable, warm, good food and very welcoming. Have stayed in many B&B's over the years, but this has to be the best value I've come across. Highly recommended. Would I return? Yes, definitely. Also has free wifi.

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Just returned from Portaferry, a place I know well as I was born there. I elected to stay at Barholm on the strength of previous reviews and in the knowledge that it was conveniently located, right outside the ferry terminal. On arrival, I found the place locked up, no-one about but a phone call brought the proprietor along in a... More 

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Mansfield, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Three of us arrived at Barholm having cycled through the rain from Belfast. The owner gave us a load of fluffy white towels and a tray with enough ingredients for at least 20 cups of tea/coffee. The room was basic but perfect for us. The beds were comfortable, the room warm and the shower nice and hot. The owner allowed... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the banks of Strangford Lough, Barholm is a tastefully restored Victorian house occupying an outstanding location on Portaferry’s shore front.We offer accommodation for up to 50 people with a mixture of Single, Double, Family or Group rooms. Reduced rates are available for group bookings.Our restaurant offers a wide choice of quality fresh food with undoubtedly one of the best views in Northern Ireland, over Strangford Lough.Conference facilities are available, suitable for seminars, workshops and functions. Full catering service is available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barholm

Address: 11 The Strand, Portaferry BT22 1HG, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Portaferry
Price Range: $12 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Barholm Portaferry, Northern Ireland
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