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Maghera, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've just spend a glorious night in the heart of mid-Ulster at this Manor House. Glorious from the minute we booked. Sean was quick on his replies with the emails and him and Valerie welcomed us with open arms. Valerie was in our room putting on the fire and made us feel like home. Our room was a superior room... More 

Thank europelover26
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family Sunday lunch recently in the Ardtara.The staff were very accommodating and friendly.They decorated the conservatory specially for us since we won't be together at Christmas.They took family photos for us and were very child friendly.The food was delicious,nothing was a bother to them,we all enjoyed our time there in lovely cosy surroundings and would highly recommend... More 

Thank Vena M
Castlewellan, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very unique and very high class. The food is delicious, and a lot of it home grown and foraged Each room is unique and can have a freestanding bath, gas fireplace (Which the staff lit for our arrival). The staff are very friendly

Thank Anita R
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are "old fashioned" but most comfortable large bed. Food was excellent both for dinner and breakfast. Thanks to my brother who lives not far away and sister who was on short break, My wife and I had a lovely overnight stay celebrating my 70th birthday

Limerick, Ireland
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this country house hotel with a peaceful relaxing atmosphere and really fantastic service and attention to detail.The food was also excellent and the house is warm and welcoming and retains a lot of original features .We really enjoyed this trip and will return though it was very expensive and possibly only for very special occasions.

Thank Margaret G
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Just back from ardtara and it certainly is a hidden gem. I had never heard of it but came across it online. My hubby and i went for 2 nights lovely place the food was gorgeous and had afternoon tea couldnt say enough about it the staff were brill couldnt do enough for you if you are looking for a... More 

Thank elliesan
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had a very lovely last minute Sunday lunch in this hidden gem. The food was beautiful, very different, the staff were friendly and exceptionally helpful. While the dining room was bright due to a large skylight/atria there was only one window. The car park is a bit far away for those who find difficulty walking. Well worth a visit to... More 

Thank Charlotte K
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40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here last weekend. I can't find fault with the country house or staff. The manager Sean was extremely welcoming and full of information. He also showed us where the nearby lakes were even though the weather wasn't the best, he came with us as its not easily accessible. Dinner and breakfast were both fantastic dining... More 

Thank wh1tfy
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a mid week break in ardtara. The food was gorgeous, so tasty and seasonal. The location was nice to visit giants causeway and titanic museum. The rooms were beautifully presented. The staff were very friendly and helpful in advising us on what to do during our stay. Lastly the value was unbelievable for what we got. Would... More 

Thank James T
Derry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Thought we would take a drive on Sunday and booked in for tea at 5,met friends whilst there and didn't get to the table until 6 but this was no problem for the staff who were excellent.Both myself and the wife had the 6 course tasting menu and the whole menu was outstanding.The hay smoked lamb was done to perfection... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“Most Romantic Country House Of The Year” (AA Award). Ardtara is an elegantly restored 19th-century manor house, situated between Belfast and the Giant’s Causeway Coast. Once home to the Clark family, world-famous linen makers, Ardtara is now widely regarded as one of the finest country house hotels in Northern Ireland. The nine bedrooms are spacious with high ceilings, modern en-suite bathrooms, deluxe king-size beds, charming antiques and original grand (working) fireplaces. All set in the privacy and tranquility of eight wooded acres. Ardtara has also been selected as a “Fodor’s Choice” hotel, has Four Stars from the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and is a member of the Ireland’s prestigious Blue Book hotel guide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ardtara Country House

Address: 8 Gorteade Road, Upperlands BT46 5SA, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Upperlands
Price Range: RM595 - RM1,291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ardtara Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Ardtara Hotel Derry
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