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Derrin Guest House B&B

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place, very near the ferry port and easy to find. Lovely house with generous proportions. I stayed in room 6 which was a little small (buy the bathroom was large), but it was fine just for the night I was there. Breakfast was fine - decent coffee and the cooked breakfast was fresh and tasty - not too big...

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Eagle, Idaho
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I booked on short notice and on the recommendation of my cousin’s good wife. We checked in immediately after arriving on the ferry from Scotland. Ms. Ivy was very helpful and accommodating. I was in great pain from a hip condition and needed a ground floor room with facilities for the disabled. To avoid the steps, we...

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Summerland, Canada
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My husband and I, as well as our two friends stayed at Derrin Guest House for three nights. Ivy and Seba(?) were great hosts. Breakfasts were wonderful! My husband and I especially appreciated the huge bowl of freshly cut fruit and the French pressed coffee that was available each morning, never mind the pancakes, eggs, bacon, etc. Our hosts were...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Recently stayed here because we were taking an early morning ferry from Larne to Scotland, so really just looking for a comfortable place to lay our heads. Derrin Guest House provided that but not much more. The welcome we received on check-in was not exactly warm and the host walked away as my 73yo husband struggled up a long stairway...

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OptimisticLarne, Owner at Derrin Guest House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. On arrival, I showed you to your room and advised you about the free Wifi and where spare blankets and pillows were etc. I offered to leave breakfast out for you as you were on the early ferry, but you didn't require this. I also told you about the bell in the hall if you...

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this lovely guest house on our visit to Larne. We received a very warm welcome, a beautiful, clean and comfortable room and an excellent breakfast. I'll definitely be staying on my next visit. Thank you Ivy. From Kathy & Pete James and John Swift

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Lovely welcome, fabulous fresh food, clean room and quiet at night with no outside or inside disturbance - and I was given wheat free bread and cereal on the first morning despite not having told them in advance I could not eat wheat and then they went out and bought some more. Also it looks like, in addition to the...

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OptimisticLarne, Owner at Derrin Guest House B&B, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth, Bob, Joe and Paris We enjoyed having your family to stay for 2 nights. Thank you for writing such a lovely review. We usually stock some gluten free bread and cereal as it is now so widely requested. No 5 is a large family en suite room with double bed and single bed. There is a sofa bed...

Rutland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stayed for a night on my way through from the ferry. The house itself is immaculate and my room lovely. The décor and breakfast were both perfect. The house is close to a park and town, parking might be an issue as there is limited space on the road outside the Bed and Breakfast. Very friendly and helpful - and...

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

I really liked Derrin House - it is a spacious old family home and no surprise that it was formerly owned by a doctor's family. We had room 5, and with windows to three sides it was spacious and airy - a pleasure to be in. Breakfast was excellent, too. The host, Ivy, was very friendly and helpful (as she...

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OptimisticLarne, Owner at Derrin Guest House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. You took advantage of our speicial offer of a free bottle of wine as you booked on our own website and mentioned the offer at the time of booking. You were able to take the wine to one of Larne's BYO wine restaurants so it came in handy! We were delighted to hear that...

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

what a lovely surprise to see our room. On arrival we were asked if we had any disabilities. We were offered ground floor Ivy was so friendly and had real interest in us. 10 out 10 for room and the same for our host. We will return for a lovely nights rest in the plush clean beds and all round...

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UK
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived to a personal greeting from the lovely Ivy, settled into our comfortable room and headed to check out some local recommendations. Beds comfortable, good pillows, and a very yummy breakfast! Highly recommended.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Derrin House is a beautifully appointed, award winning Bed and Breakfast (B & B) offering four star accommodation in a quiet residential area close to the bustling town centre of Larne and the ferry terminal. Free WiFi available in all rooms. "One of our favourite places to stay in Northern Ireland" by the Routard Guide.We are also very close to trains and buses to Belfast. We can arrange pick up from near our house for tours to the Giant's Causeway! Please contact us for discounted ferry fares to and from Ireland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Derrin Guest House B&B

Address: 2 Princes Gardens, Larne BT40 1RQ, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Larne
Price Range: $113 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 5 has four beds including pull down sofa, and no neighbours! Quite tight but clean and comfortable, great shower!”
 of 5 bubbles Elipond, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 if you like it light and airy. Ground floor available if mobility is difficult.”
 of 5 bubbles consettgashead, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 6, at the back, and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles gracem680, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think all rooms are great as we were only staying one night”
 of 5 bubbles holidayfan052, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 2 on ground floor can gave side door access - might need to arrange with owner first.”
 of 5 bubbles Legolander706, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
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