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“Beautiful homely cottage”
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Escape in the tranquility and rural beauty
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Escape in the tranquility and rural beauty
Enjoy relaxing in front of the log burning stove, reading your book or just soak up the tranquility. Welcoming afternoon tea at The Bothy.
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88 reviews
Escape in the tranquility and rural beauty
Enjoy relaxing in front of the log burning stove, reading your book or just soak up the tranquility.
Welcoming afternoon tea at The Bothy.
Tree lined approach
Welcome pack of locally produced bread, preserves and fresh eggs
Picnic table and BBQ
The Bothy oozes cottage charm
Fully equipped kitchen
Curl up and unwind in front of the log burning stove
Relax in front of the Log burning stove with TV, DVD, board games ,free Wi-fi and books.
Twin bedroom with option of super-king
Comfortable beds with scatter cushions and high quality linens
Deluge shower in bathroom over bath.
Private garden and picnic table
Whitepark Bay
Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge
Rathlin Island
Dunluce Castle
Giants Causeway
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Excellent - based on 88 reviews
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Morhergoo...
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
“Beautiful homely cottage”
Reviewed April 18, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We stayed at The Bothy for a short break in April. Absolutely delightful. Cottage is homely and very comfortable. Lovely log burner that makes for a cosy evening. TV , DVDs and Wifi if required. The kitchen is stocked with everything you would need. Beautiful rear garden to use. Double bed really comfy. The additional touches of scones,cream and jam on arrival along with home baked bread,eggs and homemade marmalade were a welcome additions. Friendly welcoming host who had thought of everything for a relaxing break. Thank you. We will be back.

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Liked best: All of it.
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
Apr 19, 2016
It was lovely meeting you both and thank you for leaving The Bothy so clean and tidy.
Delighted you are coming back to explore even more of our beautiful coastline and all it has to offer I am so pleased that The Bothy had all you needed to make it a relaxing holiday.
See you soon and thank you for your lovely review.
Warmest regards,
April
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Joanne L
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Superb cottage”
Reviewed March 13, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Recently stayed at The Bothy for a midweek break. Everything you could possibly need was catered for. From the welcome pack to the freshly baked scones on arrival. Beautiful clean cottage. Will definitely return. Would highly recommend it.

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Management Response
Mar 14, 2016
Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are delighted you will be back!
Fantastic to hear you had everything you needed and are happy to recommend The Bothy at Balnaholish.

Hopefully see you soon and meanwhile have a lovely Easrer.

Warmest regards,

April
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AliWatt
Gilford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Fabulous!”
Reviewed March 12, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Simply gorgeous cottage, ideal for that perfect weekend away! Beautiful interior and spotlessly clean. Lovely hospitality in form of home-made wheaten bread and marmalade. Also yummy afternoon cream tea on arrival! We would go back at the drop of a hat. Such a super find!

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How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
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Liked best: everything
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Mar 14, 2016
So very happy you enjoyed your stay in our little cottage and thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review needless to say we love the cottage and it makes it really special to hear such kind words of encouragement please come back again!

Warmest regards,

April
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Coast-coa...
2 reviews
“A little piece of heaven”
Reviewed February 4, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

A most charming little cottage just 4 miles from ballycastle. We stayed here for a week with our 11month old daughter, Our host April has everything catered for here even down to supplying a changing mat. The place is spotless inside and the attention to detail is second to none. We have stayed in a number of other similar cottages in the past but this one wins hands down. Fresh bread on arrival and the fire lit , can't be faulted

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 6, 2016
It was great to meet you all and I am delighted the Bothy provided all you needed to have a relaxing holiday.
Thank you for all your kind words, it means a great deal to know that you had everything to make your holiday a relaxing time and that you enjoyed the little extra touches.
Delighted you are coming back, see you soon.
Warmest regards,
April
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Noel O
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
“Family Party”
Reviewed January 31, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Very warm welcome from April on arrival, excellent accommodation and location despite the snow when we arrived. Highly recommend this cottage and would quite happily stay again in the future.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 6, 2016
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review.
We enjoyed meeting you and are so pleased that you had a lovely holiday and it is super to hear that you would come back again. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future.
Warmest regards,
April
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ronniemag...
Downpatrick, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“A total gem of a cottage that everyone should experience at least once!”
Reviewed January 18, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

My wife and I stayed in The Bothy with our 2 boys (aged 4 & 2) as a treat to ourselves after Christmas was ruined due to illness. The weekend stay at the Bothy easily helped us all get over the Christmas blues and we had one of the best , most relaxing, enjoyable weekends we can remember. The boys were entertained with the games, dvds and books which where available and we had access to wifi for their tablets. The lit log fire and the scones and wheaten on arrival set the tone for the weekend. The cottage is warm, clean, and cosy with everything done to a very high spec. The beds are the most comfortable I have EVER slept in and my 2 yr old son agrees as he slept all night both nights(something he neglects to do at home)! There is a very special feeling in this cottage and I can only advise anyone looking for somewhere to stay in this area to book it quick, you will have no regrets.
We have recommended this cottage to all our friends and family and will definitely be back again soon.

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Jan 18, 2016
Thank you both so much for your lovely review which made me smile. We are so pleased that you loved the cottage and that you and the children were able to relax and unwind fully.
Always happy to get feed back and pleased to hear that all slept well.
Thank you for your recommendations and we look forward to meeting your family and friends.

Warmest regards,

April
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Glenn L
1 review
“Christmas at the Bothy”
Reviewed December 29, 2015 for a stay in December 2015

We have stayed at the Bothy in May,and my review is the same as before,
everything you need ,a friendly welcome with tea scones,cream and jam.
The log fire lite,everything you need for a cold day.The cottage is spotless
and has everything you need for modern day comforts.I would recommend
to anyone.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Dec 31, 2015
Thank you again for another lovely review and it was lovely to be able to welcome you both back again.
Hope you had a lovely Christmas and every best wish for a Happy New Year.
April
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