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27 reviews
Front of the house
The Hall
The sitting room
The sitting room with patio door to rear garden
The kitchen and Aga
The large yellow bedroom
The purple bedroom which has a bay window and sea views
The first floor landing
The bathroom
The shower room
The 'postcard' twin bedroom
The 'grey' twin bedroom
The wet room
The upper landing
Steps up to the garden
View toward the Slieve Donard Hotel from in front of the house
Looking back towards the house from the harbour
Ground floor
Top floor
First floor
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Townhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland

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Pauline k
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great house great location”
Reviewed June 14, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Welcoming was very warm and inviting house is beautiful plenty of room for everyone would definitely recommend this house

Date of stay: June 2016
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Naomi K
Lisburn, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Wow!”
Reviewed May 23, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

9 of us stayed in this house for a 30th Birthday celebration weekend and it was just perfect. Very spacious in all the rooms and everything finished to a very high standard including plenty of bathrooms for so many people sharing! Beautiful views over the sea and not too far to walk into Newcastle. We were also pleasantly surprised to find wheaten and soda bread on arrival as well as milk and butter in the fridge. The kitchen was also very well equipped had we been cooking for ourselves. We received a very warm welcome and were able to light the stove as well as the weather wasn't quite what you'd expect in May! I would highly recommend this house for a large group staying and would happily go back for a longer stay!

Date of stay: May 2016
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Beki C
1 review
“Great Time! Lovely place to stay with great views of the sea!”
Reviewed May 1, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

10 of us stayed here for 3 nights over the duration of our wedding preparations and celebrations in the local Hugh McCanns.

The place is so well equipped and the owners make you feel very welcome! There is milk, wheaten bread and sofa bread from the local bakery there on your arrival. If you have any problems they are quick to resolve these :D The living areas are lovely and the kitchen is perfect for friends to gather and have fun. The living room is so cozy with its wood burning stove and great for chilling.

The house is big enough so that if you want a break from the other members of your party you can easily sneak off and read a book :D

Over all we all had a great time and would definitely like to go back!

Date of stay: April 2016
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Liked best: The beds were comfy and the kitchen is well equipped.
Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Mrs Jane...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fabulous accommodation”
Reviewed April 11, 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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people found this review helpful

Armitage House was beyond our expectations! It was so clean, comfortable and well equipped and very spacious. Everything had been so well thought out. We were able to accommodate ten adults and four children very comfortably.
The location was perfect with a wonderful sea view and within short walking distance of town centre.

Date of stay: April 2016
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Liked best: The cleanliness
Liked least: Possibly being on a busy road ,however ,there was a front garden between the house and the road which had a gate on it with a good latch .
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
Apr 12, 2016
Hi Jane,

I am glad you had a good stay - and that we were able to make special arrangements to accommodate you all on this occasion.

Mike
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UNC_Dolph...
Dromara, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect”
Reviewed September 12, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Cannot express enough how great this house was. A group of 12 stayed in the house to celebrate a 40th birthday. The house has plenty of space and anything you might need. Great views, quick walk to the town, great rooms and owner was more than helpful. We will no doubt look into staying here again in the future. It felt like a proper getaway even though we live 30 minutes away.

Date of stay: September 2015
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Liked best: Location and size
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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John R
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent - we will be back!”
Reviewed September 12, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Armitage House is on the seafront, close to the harbour the forests and mountains. Also, it is a short, but very pleasant walk, into the centre of Newcastle. Recently refurbished, the house is beautifully finished and the gem in the crown is the stunning kitchen and dining area which overlooks the sea. The house is great for a large group, everyone seems to have space, yet it also works really well for a smaller numbers. Several decent pubs and restaurants, a really good cafe and even a local convenience store are all just a short walk away. Simply perfect!

Date of stay: August 2015
Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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PBK584
Brisbane, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Home away from Home”
Reviewed August 30, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
2
people found this review helpful

Excellent accommodation with all the services you could wish. Aga in Kitchen was a bonus as was the heating and laundry equipment. The house is on the beachfront and in walking distance of town, coffee ,bakeries and restaurants.
Golf was the reason for our visit and this was the perfect location!

Date of stay: August 2015
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Liked best: Everything
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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