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Waverly, Iowa
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Our group of friends stayed two nights at Swan Lodge. We found our accommodations to be comfortable, attractive and sparkling clean. John and Liz love to cook and it shows in their delicious offerings for breakfast. It was a good base for touring Belfast, providing a quiet, restful place to be at the end of the day. It's one of...

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North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We are two couples staying in the area to visit relatives and historic sites. Staying in one place makes sense so we opted for Swan Lodge. We remained there for 4 nights. If we want to enjoy Irish cuisine, this is the place. The rooms are comfortable and clean with all the amenities. Liz and John were perfect hosts. I...

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We stayed here in June 2013 after our grandaughters wedding and a two week tour of Northern Ireland. The first nights experience was enough for us to decide to stay three more nights. We agree entirely with the good reports of swan lodge and John and Liz. Everything and I mean everything you may need is provided in the bedrooms...

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1Thank sandybart
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2013

This is a very pleasant B&B, clean, comfortable, located in the middle of nowhere in beautiful surroundings. A nearby pub (very quirky!) could provide dinner, which was delicious. Breakfast was delicious with home-made bread and jams, and extensive choice of menu. We had a delightful stay here.

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Reviewed 14 April 2013 via mobile

Very hospitable couple, absolutely delicious breakfast, best I've had. Homemade bread, freshly squeezed orange juice, lovely omelette, all ready for us at 7.30! Very convenient to castleward, where we were running a race.

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Reviewed 29 March 2013 via mobile

I stayed here with 2 colleagues while on business in downpatrick, we only stayed for one night as our.original hotel was booked that night. It's literally in the middle of nowhere which is good for some but not for 3 people who.have just finished a 14 hour shift. House looks lovely in very nice gardens. Arrived to a older gent...

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1Thank p_land_sherrif
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Stayed 5 nights in late August and had a wonderful experience. John and Liz were very accommodating and helpful hosts with recommendations for restaurants and sightseeing in the Downpatrick area. These restaurants were very good. Liz's breakfasts were some of the best we had in Ireland including Liz cooking delicious gluten free bread for breakfast. Our queen bed was extremely...

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Libertyville, Illinois
Reviewed 13 June 2012

We stayed at the Swan during the same time as the previous reviewer. There was road work going on, which made it very difficult to get to the Inn. When we finally arrived we were tired and hungry. The hosts seemed rather distracted. We were concerned about getting out to get something to eat. The host said he could lead...

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4Thank Sheila M C
Medford, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 June 2012

Unlike arriving at all other B&Bs in Ireland, arriving at this B&B was horrible from the start. The woman of the house opened the door and didn't greet us at all. No hello. She might as well have said "I hate Americans. You should just turn around and leave right now because if you stay, you will have a miserable...

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3Thank Jessica S
Innsbruck
Reviewed 2 May 2012

Quite and remote, a good place to start exploring Downapatrick. Friendly hosts, nicely decorated rooms and your hosts take care of you well. The breakfast was exceptional for a B&B, with self made marmelade. Unfortunately, no hot shower after midnight (in case you arrive late). Would we come back? I think we would try something different (also the claimed 4* are based...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
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Additional Information about Swan Lodge Country House

Address: 30 St. Patricks Road, Downpatrick BT30 7JQ, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Downpatrick
Number of rooms: 12
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“The Penn is a gorgeous room; the wi-fi doesn't work in there, but you can always go to the cozy living room if you need it!”
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“All rooms are lovely with garden views”
bobbied458, 12 Jun 2014 | Read review
“All rooms were great with views”
heatherh548, 7 Jun 2014 | Read review
“All rooms about the same for size, amenities, views”
826franm, 11 Apr 2014 | Read review
“They are all just fine”
beesy3, 20 Oct 2013 | Read review
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