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Abbey Self Catering May Lodge

Sitting Room in May Lodge comfortably seats 6 persons.
Kitchen with adjoining full laundry facilities.  Magnificent views of Belfast Lough over garden.
The Linen Room.  King bed  Magnificent views to Belfast Lough over garden.
Large luxurious ensuite with double head powerful shower in wet area cubicle.
The Calico Room with standard double bed.  Print of calico flowers above bed.
The Cotton Room with twin beds and view over water garden.
Family bathroom with electric shower over bath.
Dining Room which comfortably seats 6 persons.
Exterior of our beautiful Gate Lodge - May Lodge
Welcome Pack
Coffee Maker
The Cotton Room
The Linen Room
Family bathroom
1 of 16Sitting Room in May Lodge comfortably seats 6 persons.
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abbey Self-Catering is Tourism NI 5 Star accredited (one of only a few in N Ireland). We have three 5 Star properties in the grounds of a historic Grade II listed Georgian residence with gardens overlooking and with private access to Belfast Lough. We're only ten minutes drive from the vibrant Belfast City centre & the exciting Titanic Exhibition, Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall etc. We're within easy reach of all motorways & en route to the beautiful Antrim Coast & the Giants Causeway. If you decide to stay in one of our properties we have several secure payment methods including TripAdvisor and PayPal.

Our featured property is 'May Lodge'.; May Lodge is a replacement Gate Lodge for the main residence. 'Woodbank'. It was built in 1983 and has been completely refurbished. Furnished in a contemporar...
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About the Owner, Abigail W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: 35 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 52 reviews and 3 properties
Interaction with guests
We give our guests a PIN code so that guests can access the property easily on arrival and one of the proprietors will call on the first evening to make sure that all is well. The proprietors live in the main residence and are on hand to help visitors should there be a problem. There will be a Welcome Pack consisting of a cake, milk, tea and coffee plus a sleeve of 10 Nespresso coffee capsules.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

3 generations of family......5 of us and we loved this house. Very clean and comfortable. Very well equipped. A home from home. May lodge is in a great location to visit several interesting places so near to it. The whiteabbey train station is close by and easy to go to. Just a short trip and you are in belfast city...

Management response:

It was a great pleasure to have you and your family stay in May Lodge and we greatly appreciate you writing such an excellent review. We are delighted that you not only loved May Lodge but were charmed by Northern Ireland as well! Thank you.


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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

One of the best equipped houses I have ever stayed in, from the food processor in the kitchen to the walk-in shower in the ensuite bathroom and the goosedown pillows on comfortable beds. Very well located for the train to Belfast and beyond, as well as exploring the Causeway coast.

Management response:

What a terrific review and I'm very grateful to you for taking the time to write this. It was a pleasure having you and your friends to stay and so pleased that you enjoyed our lovely house and Northern Ireland as well.


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Alice W
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We have stayed at May lodge twice now and both times found it to be an excellent experience. This time we arrived at Christmas, and our young children were very excited to find that the house had been fully decorated for our arrival. Once again Rosemary and John made us feel welcome at a home away from home. The house...

Management response:

Thank you for writing such a positive review on May Lodge. It is always a pleasure to have you and your family to stay here and we hope you'll return again soon.


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We require a Booking form completed giving principal guest's postal address, names of other guests and ages if under 15. No one not named on the Booking form to stay in property...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 King
    1 Full
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
RM 3,999
19 Mar 2018 -
31 May 2018
7 nights
RM 3,999
1 Jun 2018 -
31 Mar 2019
7 nights
RM 3,999
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: RM 537 / stay - Deposit
  • Administration: RM 188 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
One week minimum preferred. No additional costs, PayPal or direct payment preferred.

We prefer a minimum of 7 nights, but in unique circumstances we are prepared to be flexible.

Deposit £200 required at time of booking. Balance payable 6 weeks before arrival.

Only the number of guests stated at the time of booking may stay in the property.

Arrival time is 4 p.m. and we would appreciate departure by 10.00 am.

We expect the property to be returned in the condition in which it was received.
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About the neighbourhood
We are half a mile from the lively village of Whiteabbey with a well-stocked grocery store, cafes, restaurants, hairdressers, beauty parlour. A Tesco Express is 10 minutes walk. Marks & Spencer is 1 mile away as is large Tesco. The 800-year old Carrickfergus Castle, one of Irelands oldest and most impressive Norman castles, is only 5 miles away. Belfast Zoo, the beautiful and historic Cave Hill offering stunning views over Belfast & the Lough, are all only ten minutes drive. The main residence has direct private access to the coastal path and beach, where you can enjoy leisurely walks and a gently scenic cycle.
Getting around
We are half a mile from M2/M5 Motorway network which links the whole of Northen Ireland. Bus and train services are within minutes of the properties. Two stops on the train take you to Waterfront Hall and Belfast Markets.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Belfast City Airport: 10.0 km
Railway: Whiteabbey: 1.0 km
Ferry: Belfast Harbour (Dargan): 6.0 km
Abbey Self-Catering three properties are in a beautiful setting on the shores of Belfast Lough... only 15 minutes from Belfast City airport & 25 minutes from Belfast International airport.
10 minutes from Belfast (Dargan) Harbour & 30 minutes from Larne Harbour.
Friendly local taxis available if required.We are also within minutes of public transport - both bus and train. Two stops on the train take you to Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall and Belfast Markets.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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