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Staines, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very large quiet comfortable room. The hosts were very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was absolutely delicious. I had the special fry which was well prepared and presented. My partner has the crab and egg combination which was just as good. We also had lunch in the bar and enjoyed that as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a weekend stay in Bangor and I can honestly say that our stay at the Cairn Bay Lodge was a real delight . I don't think I've ever met better hosts than the owners and all who work there . Our room was the Snug Room and it was just perfect , very clean and very welcoming... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this wee place. Just had one night booked but wish we had booked longer to enjoy it. Super cute decor. Room was so big. Beautiful views. Friendly staff and really tasty food. Worth a visit. Beats any hotel hands down.

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Suffolk
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a lovely spot overlooking the sea and within easy reach of the town. Lots of places to eat nearby and parking at the rear of the property. The owners are really helpful and a nothing is too much trouble for them. The breakfast was very good with lots of choice. Happily it is not buffet style breakfast. Bed... More 

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Cambridge
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have stayed on several occasions in Cairn Bay, and it will continue to be my first choice when visiting Bangor on my breaks from Cambridge The rooms are spacious and squeaky clean... some with amazing views of the Bay. Food is sublime....breakfast is both presented... and tastes like... top quality restaurant food. The owner, his wife and their staff... More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We recently stayed a week as our first port of call on a month long trip to Ireland and Northern Ireland. We loved Cairn Bay Lodge. Wonderful position with short walk into town and we found everything about the place comfy and homey - just what we were after. We were made to feel welcome and Chris was really helpful... More 

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Thank Fiona1258
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the beautiful views, comfortable surroundings, and customer service at the Cairn Bay Lodge. The breakfasts were creative and delicious, with local fresh ingredients and options for all kinds of tastes. We took advantage of the inn's great location to walk along the bay as well as into town. The train station is just a 10 minute walk, allowing... More 

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Thank ddobes
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Booked to stay here with my boyfriend for his birthday and emailed when I booked it to say that it was an occasion etc. and I was told we'd get a nice room. Turned up, checked in and we get a room with a view of a lovely fire escape, the shower was also like standing under a tap. Was... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Cairn Bay is a lovely house right on the beach at Ballyholme. You will get a friendly greeting from the owners and all of the staff are great - friendly and attentive. The big feature of Cairn Bay is the breakfast. A wide range including vegetarian options and eggs benedict with smoked salmon. Breads are first rate. Good tea and... More 

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Thank swanstonanthony
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I have been here several times and absolutely loved it. The food is great, the setting is awesome and the staff have always been lovely, particularly the maltese waiter. Today was horrendous, we were seated at a dirty table by a sullen waitress, she said she would come straight back and clean it, 20 mins later we were still sitting... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $147 - $177 (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”
  • View from the dining room
 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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