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Abbeydene House

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

It has taken me 54 years to get to NI, and I honestly thought I would never get there. Been supposed to visit three or four times over the years - but something always stopped me! Well - I am so glad I made it this time and so glad my friends suggested the Abbeydene in Newtownabbey to stay at....

1Thank Simon A
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I have stayed here many times and also suggested it to a number of others in a Business Context.Frankly, the reception,quality of service and amenities from Tim and Ethy is so good that I have on many occasions scratched my head and wondered how on earth it can be done,especially at the price point they charge. I have been happier...

2Thank Daniel R
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is by far the best B&B I have ever stayed in. Beautiful room with everything you could want provided (even toothbrush etc in case you've forgotten). Hospitality table with milk jug, sugar bowl, plate of wrapped chocolate biscuits. Very comfortable bed, great breakfast and lots more.... Fantastic hosts. And the icing on the cake for a solo traveller? No...

2Thank lindabrk
Newtownards, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Stayed here on the night before my wedding, Tim and Ethy were very friendly hosts and made me feel very welcome. When the Usher arrived the next morning, he was made welcome as well before we travelled over to the ceremony

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I cannot speak highly enough of this place Tim serves excellent food, was attentiive and made sure everyone felt welcome. The rooms were really really clean .. and were well presented. The bed was so comfy and having fresh milk instead of those silly pots was just lovely. I also LOVED the quirkyness of the whole place .. Will be...

1Thank Lisa G
Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Tim and Ethy have created their own, very personal B&B, full of warmth, comfortable accommodation and an excellent breakfast. You are invited to make Abbeydene your home throughout your stay and they mean every word of it. Experience it for yourself and also share your music stories with them. Nothing like it.

Thank Albert477
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2015

My third stay in this fabulous B&B which is always welcoming, warm and cosy after a long day. Comfortable, peaceful accommodation with everything you could possibly want. Great Irish breakfast cooked to order by Tim and wonderful views over Belfast Lough from the breakfast room. Although not in Belfast city it has a bus stop and train station nearby and...

Thank scousemouse
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I would just reiterate all the good things about this wonderful house, and the fantastic welcome and personal service. We only stayed one night but enjoyed our comfortable room, the fabulous furnishings, interesting memorabilia and vintage curios everywhere. Have since recommended this to our friends both in Ireland and also in UK. We will certainly stay here again the next...

1Thank CarrigeenYorkshire
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Our hosts were very welcoming. It's actually like walking back in time "stuff" everywhere. Breakfast was amazing. Had a great stay. Bedroom was really comfortable. Will definitely be staying again. Nothing was too much trouble.

1Thank ChrisDebbie12
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Our host and hostess were warm and friendly. We were only staying one night but Tim agreed to handle one load of laundry for us, in time for us to leave the following morning. The house is beautiful inside and out. The rooms are first class. Breakfast was delicious. During our stay in Ireland and Northern Ireland, we visited 11...

1Thank Nancy G

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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abbeydene House is a beautiful Victorian mansion set in a quiet location overlooking Belfast Lough. It was built in 1850 and enjoys a great history when, in 1945, General Dwight Eisenhower visited the House. Your hosts, Tim and Ethy Clifford, will ensure that your stay will be enjoyable and comfortable. If you do visit us, you will be impressed by the convenience to the many beautiful places available for your interest - the Odyssey Arena for concerts, cinema and restaurants (8 minutes), the Waterfront concert hall (8 minutes), Belfast City centre (10 minutes). The Causeway Coastal route starts near Abbeydene - this will take you North along the beautiful Antrim Coast road to the Giant’s Causeway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abbeydene House

Address: 20 Abbeydene Manor, Newtownabbey BT37 9JQ, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Newtownabbey
Price Range: RM394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Abbeydene House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The en suite room has an amazing view, but all rooms are fabulous.”
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