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The Lough Erne Hotel

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2013

The staff were all so friendly and helpful we really enjoyed our two day stay. Our room was very clean and the bed was so comfortable. We ate in the resturant and our food was lovely. The breakfast was lovely and filling and if you didnt want the fry they had cereal to choice from also. In our time at...

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1Thank brendamcs
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Awful place, terrible accommodation, incompetent staff, no atmosphere. We were asked for a swipe of our credit card 'in case we damage anything in the rooms' - we are a couple in our fifties, not a hen/stag party. Appalling place.

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5Thank niamh s
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Found it a bit strange when I phoned to book. I was asked for my credit card details as "we need to have this in case you cause any damage" I responded that my husband and I were unlikely to do this but I was then told "we have been caught out like this before". We had read some positive...

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3Thank ToogoodTrip
Portadown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2013

I went for a family meal to this hotel. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was of a high standard and delicious. The bar area was homely and the staff was friendly. I would definitely go back again!!!

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2Thank Kittymcg
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Myself and my partner stayed in The Lough Erne hotel this weekend for the Necarne point to point (Friday 31st- Sunday 2nd). After reading some of the reviews I was a bit worried about what we would encounter but having spent 3 fab days there I decided to let people know what a lovely hotel The lough erne is. When...

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2Thank Chuinnmhuire
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2013

I stayed at this lovely hotel for 2 nights just this weekend (31st May and 1st of June 2013). I was warmly greeted by the staff. They hotel looked attractive and was warm and comfortable. The receptionist was extremely helpful and helped me and my partner to my room. The room was modern and the clean. The bed sheets were...

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1Thank Orichieva
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We had enjoyed our stay very well with this hotel, stayed here for 3 nights bed and breakfast, paid 75 for the room per night per couple and the room was comfortable, clean and well presented, it was one of the new rooms, clearly there is a difference in rooms, but we paid the full price for the room and...

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2Thank 785BrianL785
Carrickfergus
Reviewed 2 June 2013

My wife and I had a pleasant stay at this hotel, We were a bit concerned looking at the reviews, staff were excellent, showing us to our room on arrival, I have stayed in many hotels and never have been shown to my room. food was ok but good value for money overall nice hotel and pleasant staff, Colin and...

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1Thank Colin C
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Not to be confused with the concrete eye sore known as Lough Erne Resort this is not the Ritz or the Dorchester however it is not Fawlty Towers or Bates Motel. Food was of a high standard and well presented. Room was satisfactory with a very comfortable bed. Staff were very pleasant although under pressure due to budget restraints. Hotel...

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2Thank Brian G
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Recently had a lovely stay in the Lough Erne hotel in Kesh. Found the downstairs bar with the old jail cell features very quaint and the staff couldn't do enough to help. Refurbishment is ongoing and the work that has been completed so far is first class. Very comfortable rooms and a nice family atmosphere overall. great to have guaranteed...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lough Erne townhouse hotel is a little locally run 16 bedroom building with a small but key staff who deal with our guests on a daily level, providing a more personal service that certain guests love time and time again. The Hotel is situated in the heart of Fermanagh's lakeland on the banks of the Glendurragh River 1 mile from Lough Erne itself, a warm and friendly welcome awaits you on your arrival at the Lough Erne Hotel. Our Riverside lounge and Bridgewater restaurant offers an excellent choice of menu. Regular entertainment, weekend and midweek breaks throughout the year. The Lough Erne Hotel began life as a Royal Irish Constabulary barrack in 1862. It was built by the governors of the Vaughan Charity who then owned the village of Kesh. The building cost £650 and the police paid £30 per year for rent. A year after the barrack was built it was burnt down in an accidental fire. Some repairs were done immediately but further work was carried out in 1921. For example stabling for horses that was provided behind the hotel in what is now the Glendurragh Suite. One of the RIC officers stationed in Kesh, Constable McCormick, was a very famous boxer. In fact he once fought the British Heavyweight Champion, Billy Wells. Another local man, Bob Irwin, was also a famous boxer in those days, once beating the Welterweight champion of the Rhine Army. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lough Erne Hotel

Address: 2 Main Street, Kesh BT93 1TF, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Fermanagh > Boa Island > Kesh
Price Range: RM246 - RM601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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