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Elagh View bed & Breakfast
Ranked #19 of 44 Derry B&B and Inns
Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

We had a lovely stay in Elagh place. The b&b is beautifully kept. The hosts extremely friendly and helpful. I wouldn't let that it is outside the city put you off. It's a beautiful rural location with fabulous views and is only €5 in a taxi into the city. Couldn't have asked for anywhere nicer.

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Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

We arrived after a full day of driving from Cushendall. Mary met us and showed us to very clean rooms. She was most accommodating and recommended good restaurants and good tours for the next day. The breakfast in the morning was
excellent and a little different than the previous B&B's that we stayed at. After a full Irish breakfast you don't need to eat for the rest of the day or at least until the evening.
We wish we could've stayed longer.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

We had a very pleasant stay with Mary and Jimmy. The bedroom was very comfortable wit a really cosy bed and lovely shower. The breakfast was very well cooked. Mary gave great advice on where to visit. A very good stay - thank you.

Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

Good convenient spot for touring or visiting Derry/Londonderry, quiet and beautiful view from breakfast room. Comfortable room, excellent breakfast, very kind and helpful hostess who advised us on local visits. Do check the website before arriving how to get there as our sat nav was somwhwat out of date and could not locate it

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank 850CandB
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

I was very happy with this choice while visiting Derry. It's a 10 minute drive into the city and close to beautiful drives in Donegal. Mary and Jimmy are friendly, welcoming and informative. The view from the breakfast room is stunning. My room was beautifully clean and comfortable, with the sheep in neighbouring field as mentioned by another traveller. The only downside was the path to front door runs outside the window so not much privacy on long light evenings.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled solo
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Thank MaryManc
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Some B&Bs are like small hotels, others are like family homes. Elagh View is the latter. It's a large, pleasant one-story house whose bedrooms have been concerted into guest rooms. The rooms and bathrooms are quite small, but very clean and functional. The proprietors are extremely kind and helpful people, and they helped us with directions and restaurant recommendations. The breakfast was very good. The location would be a bit awkward for someone without a car, but if you do have one this is an excellent alternative to a city hotel.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

We spent several very enjoyable days in Derry and this B&B, 10 minutes out of the city, turned out to be in the most lovely rural location. We were welcomed with tea and biscuits and made to feel at home by Mary and Jimmy who were great hosts and generous with their time. Breakfast was lovely and taken in the dining room looking out over a field of sheep and the hills beyond. Our room was not large, but clean and comfortable. The only negative being the sound insulation between adjoining bathrooms, with everything from light switches, to bathroom fans and showers, being rather audible. Would definitely recommend.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 28 Upper Galliagh Road, Derry BT48 8LW, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in Derry
Price Range: $69 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elagh View bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you are visiting the North West of Ireland or just planning a relaxing break away to the countryside and you are looking for the finest luxury accommodation that is value for money, then quite simply you will not find somewhere better than Elagh View Bed & Breakfast, it ticks all the boxes: Beautiful picturesque location yet very central Elagh View is uniquely situated in the suburbs of the City of Derry-Londonderry in Northern Ireland. The Bed & Breakfast is surrounded by stunning countryside overlooking the mountains of Co Donegal yet only 15 minutes from the City centre, 15 minutes from Derry City Airport, 20 minutes from Blue Flag Beaches in Innishowen Co Donegal and 60 minutes from Belfast International Airport, making it the perfect location for exploring Northern Ireland, the City of Derry-Londonderry and Co Donegal. Premium luxury accommodation Having been newly renovated in 2011, Elagh View Bed & Breakfast would rival any luxury hotel. Each en suite room has been finished to a high standard complete with a power shower, flat screen TV, hair dryer and work station with WiFi internet access. Guests also have exclusive access to the large visitor's room, where you can sit back & fully enjoy the beautiful peaceful Countryside. 5 Star Service Elagh View Bed & Breakfast is owned and operated by Mary & Jimmy Foster, from whom you are promised a very warm welcome. Their aim is very simple; to provide the very best luxury affordable accommodation and customer service in Ireland, to ensure each and every guest has a trip they will always remember for all the right reasons. Local activities at discounted rates If you fancy a more active activity, we recommend walking, fishing, Golfing or horse riding, all within 10 minutes from Elagh View Bed & Breakfast. We can provide maps with suggested walks through the hills of Co Donegal at varying lengths. ... more   less 
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