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Reviewed 26 January 2015

We have just returned from two nights in this peaceful haven. This is a very unique guesthouse with a rare mixture of luxury and charm.The rooms are gorgeous from crisp bedding to fluffy robes and sumptuous toiletries and the breakfasts are on a par with a five star hotel.The owners Jenny and Chris could not have been more welcoming and...

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1Thank bifty
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2014

This is a belated review. We enjoyed an overnight mid-July at this beautiful home overlooking Ballyholme Bay. It combined elegance and a lovely warm ambience. Our rear bedroom was very spacious, light and airy with a view of the delightful rear garden. Seating was more than ample and the bathroom provided a luxurious range of handmade toiletries. We enjoyed the...

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2Thank Ann K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2014

This is a wonderful B & B to stay in very clean tidy good amenities host are very friendly .Have stayed here before a few years ago always given a warm welcome. Breakfast wide selection to have .Well situated to get around .

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2Thank Nicki M
kent
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Just got back from a cold and windy trip to Bangor and just had to say what a wonderful B & B this is. It really is a home from home with super comfy beds, amazing breakfast, friendly owners and wonderful views (from the seaview rooms anyway). The house is so interesting with lots of unique features and lovely touches....

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1Thank holidaygirl33
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 1 November 2014

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...

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2Thank Jill C
Northumberland, England, UK
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...

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Ennis, Co Clare
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...

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3Thank ClareA73
Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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...

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Bologna, Italy
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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: RM455 - RM545 (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”
 of 5 bubbles scarlettj115, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“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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