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Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled to Newcastle for a Van Morrison concert in July. I am glad I was unable to get a room at the Slieve Donard to afford me the experience of the very homey Donard Hotel. We were greeted and shown to our room by Pat, pretty sure that was really his name. No, it is not a sparkling new,... More 

Thank Tarcey J
Wexford, Ireland
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a hen party in August and it couldn't have been better. We had a great time, everything went smoothly, (we were a group of 20!) and nothing was too much trouble- every request was handled in a friendly and professional way. We had dinner in a private section of the restaurant which made the event very... More 

Thank Deedolan
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

The man at the desk pat was great and the room was spacious if a bit worn. The bed was fine with a smaller bed next. I think we may have been the only people staying there (it was a Monday night) so I believe we got a choice room. As I said in the title, this place is a... More 

1 Thank saturdaydiner
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Lovely old hotel. Very Clean. The highlight were the staff wonderful- friendly and helpful. Hotel in main street of town walking distance to all shops and eateries. Breakfast made to order and very fresh and tasty. We were in Newcastle for a Van Morrison concert and we were not disappointed. He performed at Slieve Donard Hotel and spa and The... More 

Thank diane582013
Lurgan, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Olde world hotel right in the heart of town, very friendly and helpful staff, could not do enough for us, spacious room which was spotlessly clean with great views of the mountains of Mourne, breakfast was lovely, cooked to order and plenty of it, the bar was busy and there seems to be entertainment most weekends.

Thank Graham M
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Came here on a family trip this is are third time coming to the Donard hotel. From are first visit We Where made feel at home. On are secound visit we were made feel like family. And on are third visit just looking back on all the fond memories we had in the Donard Hotel. nothing was too much of... More 

Thank Connor b
Bettystown, Meath, Ireland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We are an occasional walking group from the midlands, Laois mainly. We booked the Donard Hotel in March 2016 for a July weekend hike in the Mournes. The hotel is located in the middle of the town, convenient to all the restaurants and pubs. The cost for the weekend was very reasonable and the rooms were large and comfortable. There... More 

Thank 65JRyan
Abbotsford, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stayed here July 3-5. We chose this hotel as it was centrally located and near the bus station. The room was clean and larger than expected. The staff were wonderful and helpful. I noticed an iron in the hallway when the cleaning staff were coming through and asked if I could borrow it - no sooner had I said... More 

Thank Carold39
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Quite dissapointing trip after reading good reviews hotel is need of major make over and good spring cleaning. No real comfy chairs to sit and relax in and if you wanted a drink you were asked to go next door to the Donard bar which to me was really for men who were very loud and were betting on horses... More 

2 Thank Ethel M
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The Donard Hotel is very convenient as it is close to the bus station. The good: The staff was fabulous and most friendly. The bad: Granted I am taller than most, but the shower head in my bathroom was at my neck level and even though I am an engineer, I could not get the shower to turn off and... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Donard Hotel

Address: 29 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AD, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newcastle
Price Range: $169 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Donard Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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#3 Family Hotel in Newcastle
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“Ask for a room with a view of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles grahamm808, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Did not see other room ours was overlooking roof tops not a great view”
 of 5 bubbles 141ethelm, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 201 was great”
 of 5 bubbles vickih890, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“room 214 is amazing family room”
 of 5 bubbles reviewer101379, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just talk to Pat and tell him what you want/need”
 of 5 bubbles Alicarrmiller, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
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