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“good food!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Downshire Arms

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The Downshire Arms
Ranked #1 of 1 Hilltown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“good food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

always very reliable for a great meal and at a very reasonable price. The self catering accomodation is clean and there is a shop jsut across the road for essentails. Staff very helpful. Very handy to the mourne mountains.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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3 Thank needaholiday84
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Newry, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

We call in here quite often for lunch on Sundays or any time over the weekend
You are always assured of a warm welcome by all of the staff.
Menu is varied - but could be more extensive.
Portions are very large-perhaps too generous.
Very child frirndly!
Will be back

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank catherine262
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Co Down
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2011

My wife and myself have eaten in this hotel-inn several times and found it very good with a great menu to suit all pockets, staff also very helpful a good selection of drinks also very clean.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
7 Thank CoDownAttie
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Property: The Downshire Arms
Address: Main Street, Hilltown | Newry, Hilltown BT34 5UH, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Hilltown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Hilltown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Downshire Arms Hilltown is a Georgian period building which has been sympathetically restored to keep the period features. It has a restaurant, bar, function room and six self catering apartments and is the ideal venue for a quiet midweek break or a lively weekend getaway. It is only a ten minute drive from Newry and set at the foothills of The Mourne Mountains with breath-taking views of the countryside. It is an excellent location for sightseeing, walking, fishing, mountain biking or shopping with all these amenities only a short drive away ... more   less 

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