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“Wedding Venue”
Review of Hillyard House

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Hillyard House
Ranked #3 of 4 Castlewellan B&B and Inns
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Wedding Venue”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

To Dominic, Stevie and all the staff at Hillyard thank you so much for making our wedding day the best day of our lives. Everyone had an amazing day and commented on how good the venue was for a wedding. You all made the day a great success and we couldn't have asked for a better service and we will be highly recommending Hillyard to any couple wishing to have an intimate, unique venue for their wedding. A special thanks to you Dominic you made the day go without a hitch and we will be forever grateful. Thanks again Anne Marie and Wes. xx

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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HillyardManager, Manager at Hillyard House, responded to this review, January 3, 2014
Thank you so much for your kind comments.It was an honour to help make your day so special and a pleasure to work with such a lovely couple.We would like to take this opportunity to wish you both health and happiness for many years to come.
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Glencolmcille, Ireland
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

I stayed here for one night in October 2013, while on business. The staff are very friendly and accomodating, in particular Dominic. The house is easy to find. My room was clean, if a little out dated. Bathroom was spotless. Breakfast in the morning is served in the dining room, and I was the only one dining in it at that time. The room is very drab and outdated, and could do with some lightening up, but the breakfast itself was good. All in all a decent enough B&B, it does what it says on the tin

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

Late booking and there where only twin rooms left, the manager went out of his way to accommodate my partner and I with, what seemed to be a kingsize bed. Excellent service from staff and great breakfast. Very helpful, would definitely stay here again. Very gay friendly hotel and excellent local bar/restaurant McGinns.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

A really efficient check in. Our case carried to our room which was lovely and spotless. All of the staff were so friendly and helpful. The food we had was perfect, I will be back to sample more. I bought some cherry scones to take home with me and I have never tasted better, incredible. Turn right outside the hotel and the beautiful park is right there, turn left for the shops and the upper square with the market on a monday. The seaside town of Newcastle just a few minutes away and the drive through the mountains is not to be missed. This was a great place to explore the area from. Thank you so much to Dominic and all of his staff.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

A group of 12 of us here stayed after a fab day with One Great Adventure. It was really lovely, from arrival, lovely barbecue dinner, great breakfast and lovely farewell. Would definitely recommend if you are in the area.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

I recently organised a surprise birthday party at Hillyard House based only on the recommendation of friends. It turned out to be an inspired choice. The manager, Dominic, could not have been more accommodating and helpful. The menu choices were delicious and beautifully presented, the wine was very good and well priced, the staff were not just courteous and efficient but very friendly. From the oldest guest (81) to the youngest (1) and everyone in between I received only positive feedback. We used a private function room with a bar for our event which could comfortably seat 30-35 and was very suitable for our needs. If you are looking for a lovely friendly place in a great location - look no further. I will certainly be back, possibly with my walking group in tow! I wish Hillyard House every success. They have certainly earned it.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

Just called into Hillyard House on a wet and cold Thursday. Home made broth and an excellent lunch was had in this historic and welcoming building just beside Castlewellan Forest Park. A very enjoyable lunch at an afforadable price. Staff and atmosphere were all to a very high standard as indeed was to lunch. I would highly recommend anyone visiting Castlewellan to call at Hillyard House whether going to Castlewellan Forest Park or just in Castlewellan

  • Stayed September 2013
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Property: Hillyard House
Address: 1-5 Castle Avenue, Castlewellan BT31 9DX, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Castlewellan
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Ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Castlewellan
Number of rooms: 10
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Hillyard House Castlewellan, Northern Ireland

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