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Canal Court Hotel & Spa
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Newry
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 5, 2005

Having never stayed in Newry, and not really knowing where the Hotel was, I was really impressed by the welcome and attentiveness of the staff at the Hotel. From the moment I entered the Hotel I felt welcomed and relaxed.

The Hotel room was excellent, extremely clean and well presented, with very comfortable furniture and layout. The added bonus was the view over the canal. The bathroom was excellent, and again to a high standard of presentation and cleanliness.

Breakfast at the Hotel was always excellent, buffet and cooked breakfast as you requested it. Meals were also of an excellent standard and the staff went out of their way to ensure everything was ok. Nothing seemed to be a problem, and you could tell they were happy in their work by their professional approach.

The Leisure centre was also an added bonus, with friendly and welcoming staff, and excellent facilities.

I can't think of one bad thing to say about the hotel, I was impressed from the minute I arrived until the minute I left 4 days later. This hotel sets the standard that many others could do with following, well done to the hard working and professional staff.

  • Stayed: May 2005, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 29, 2005

we stayed in canal court a few weeks ago and it was brill couldnt have been better swimming pools were beutfuil and me and the family loved it

  • Stayed: March 2005
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Reviewed April 12, 2005

The walls were paper thin. We could hear the neighbours going to the toilet. Not flushing, actually going to the toilet!! Cupboard doors opening and glassess clinking a toast! Our compliants to reception about a room party next door fell on deaf ears until the third complaint.

The food is dated and heavy. Nothing comes without being fried, sauced or covered in something. The waiting staff were so eager to get rid of us from the restaurant at 10pm that they started setting up the breakfast things around us, pure class!!

When we returned to the hotel on the Saturday evening it was like coming home to a West End pile them high sell them cheap chain boozer! The downstairs bar was packed and the people spilled into the foyer. A bouncer was on the door who checked us off the list and looked at us like we were pond life. When we went for a coffee in the morning in the same bar the seats were are covered in grime and stains.

The is NO AREA for residents alone, no private bar, no peace. You can sit with the whole of Newry and like it or lump it.

This place feels like a local leisure facility. Kids in the jacuzzi, people getting drunk on their Saturday night out.

The room was a good size, clean, staff freindly.

Alas there is no other option at the moment it seems. Apparently a rival will be opening its doors soon. About time!

  • Stayed: March 2005
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Ontario Canada
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Reviewed July 31, 2004

The staff were courteous....the food wonderful....and the room very comfortable....the service excellent.....I would highly recommend it.

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Ayrshire, Scotland
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Reviewed June 4, 2004

I have stayed at this hotel many times when on business in Ireland and I must say that the food, service, hospitality and the rooms are brilliant and would never pass this hotel by for any other. The food potions are huge and the staff are ever so friendly nothing is a bother to them.

I have also had the occasion to stay at their sister hotel the Carrickdale when the Canal Court was full and the same applies another fantastic hotel with beautiful rooms, restaurant and food.

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Reviewed May 16, 2004

Spent one night in this delightful hotel in january 2004. Excellent facilities. Lovely restaurant with outstanding array of food on offer. Delicous & very large portions. Waiting staff were very friendly & couldn't do more to help. Bar very relaxing, very intimate large open fire & pianist. Both the room & ensuite were immaculate, could not be faulted. Loved the bed, was absolutely huge. Again breakfast was lovely, cold buffet & then a full irish breakfast available to order from your table. Would definately stay again

  • Stayed: January 2004
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Springfield, MO
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Reviewed January 8, 2004

I actually did not stay at the Canal Court Hotel, but everytime we are in Northern Ireland to visit my family, we eat the the restaurant in the hotel. It is magnificent. The place is beautiful and food is wonderful. I would highly recommend this hotel and especially the restaurant to anyone around Newry.

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Additional Information about Canal Court Hotel & Spa

Address: Merchant's Quay, Newry BT35 8HF, Northern Ireland (Formerly Canal Court Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newry
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Newry
Price Range: $119 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Canal Court Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 112
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The award winning 4* Canal Court Hotel & Spa nestled in the heart of Newry City and sits on the banks of Ireland's Oldest Manmade Canal. The Canal Court Hotel and Spa is a proud Irish hotel with an emphasis on service and tradition. The hotel boasts 112 bedrooms including a Penthouse Suite, Superior and Ambassador Suites along with family suites and standard bedrooms. All rooms have private safes & suites have Jacuzzi baths & mini bars with air conditioning in most rooms throughout the hotel. Wheelchair accessible rooms are available as well. The hotel boasts the award winning CC Spa with a full range of Spa / Beauty treatments available using the Germaine de Cappucini Product range. Along-side CC Spa is our Leisure Complex with a full 20m swimming pool studios and full gym with a full strength and conditioning area. The Granary Bar has numerous outlets to it including our Mezzanine Cocktail bar, our Gin Bar and our local Craft Beer Bar with live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday (FREE Entry). For a more relaxing drink, we have the Merchants Bar with views over the Canal and fountains. For dining, you will never go hungry at the Canal Court Hotel with a number of dining options / outlets to choose from including our Old Mill Restaurant with a strong focus on local, Irish produce and fresh ingredients. The Old Mill is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with an Early Bird served 7 days a week 5.30pm to 7pm. We also have the Granary Bar and Grill which serves our legendary Carvery 7 days a week from 12 noon and Bar Food served everyday from 3.30pm. We also serve traditional afternoon tea 7days a week - no booking required. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Canal Court Newry
Hotel Canal Court
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Canal Court Hotel & Spa Newry, Northern Ireland

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