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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

The cairn bay lodge was a last minute decision to see if they had any room. They did and boy! What a surprise! She showed us two rooms to look at, both very charming with very special touches...some I want to incorporate at our house... The breakfast was way beyond good--it was fantastic! Being coffee lovers, we so enjoyed the... More 

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Northumberland, England, UK
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Just back from a short 2 night stay at this fabulous place. We are rather inclined to stay in hotels, particularly those of the 5 star variety - so a B&B was a change for us. Well, as the title may suggest it was nothing short of fabulous! From the moment we arrived we were made to feel like very... More 

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Ennis, Co Clare
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Have to travel with work quite often and it was a real treat to stay somewhere that wasn't a corporate hotel. From the second I arrived the service and welcome was second to none. The whole place is full of personality and charm, with stylish touches throughout. Every room is different and has its own feel. The rooms are full... More 

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Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

We stayed in the lodge for 2 nights. Beautiful stylish house, on a quite spot near the beach and at walking distance from several restaurants. The house has a unique atmosphere with lots of quaint objects which creates a wonderful atmosphere. Breakfast is one of the best we had during our 3-week stay in Ireland and North Ireland. Certainly recommended.

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Thank Michel B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

Very nice B&B with very affable owner. The house is very well kept and in excellent order although a little "fussy" for my tastes. Great private parking and easy access to the centre on Bangor . Individually cooked breakfast in a colonial style dining room was very welcome . Although it was August it was a little chilly and the... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

nights in this beautiful place, the room and the bathroom were big and well equipped, common rooms were so nice and with a wonderful view on the sea, the ownners so kind to us and the breakfast was fantastic: the best eggs benedict of our life!

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Thank Silvia1969
New Haven, Connecticut
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

Spectacular room, great breakfasts, nice personal touches that exceeded our expectations. We started our week in Ireland with two nights at Cairn Bay Lodge, and there's no better place to stay in Bangor.

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1 Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

A sea view from a very spacious room with loads of storage and a beautiful bathroom. The towels and bed linen of excellent quality and the breakfasts sumptuous. So good in June we are doing a return visit in September.

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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Stayed over the weekend and we had a fantastic time in Cairn Bay Lodge. Our room was brill , great decor - really charming and quirky , everything was clean and the room was really spacious. The breakfast was fantastic , great selection of fruits/yoghurt/juices and the cooked meal options was delicious. The service was great with a variety of... More 

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Derry
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

We stayed in this B&B as attending a wedding nearby. We were able to check in early & return to the wedding & were made feel very welcome from arrival. The rooms was fresh, spacious & very well equipped. The house itself is just gorgeous & the gardens were a pleasure to walk around after breakfast the next morning. Breakfast... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chris & Jenny Mullen welcome you to a guesthouse for the discerning traveler, set in extensive gardens directly overlooking Ballyholme Beach, offering the highest standard of food, accommodation and service. All en-suite rooms with either beach or garden views. Gourmet breakfasts, health and beauty treatments and shop stocking local crafts and produce. Winner N. Ireland Tourism Award Guesthouse of the Year 2006 and 2007, runner up 2008. Ideal base to tour Belfast and Ard Peninsula. Off street parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cairn Bay Lodge

Address: 278 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HS, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Bangor
Price Range: RM458 - RM551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cairn Bay Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for a sea facing room”
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 of 5 bubbles CDSuffolk, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try for a front room to get a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles swanstonanthony, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Breakfast is available til 12 every weekday, but finishes at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays.”
 of 5 bubbles 296claireb, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the house benefit from the best views”
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“All the bed rooms are uniquely presented with individual, yet seaside related, styles”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeW313, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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