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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a few nights getaway to somewhere out of the way for us we came across a deal on escapes.ie for The Strand Hotel. We were blown away by the price and what the deal included. As we were adamant we wanted to get away for 3 nights but were restricted to the particular 3 nights that we had... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a comprehensive review of your stay. I am of course delighted that you enjoyed your break. We hope to see you again. We do our best to offer our guests a truly welcoming and friendly atmosphere, good honest food and a warm and comfortable base from which to explore Inishowen, Co Donegal. It's well worth a... More 

Dundonald, Belfast.
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340 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fact that we keep going back really speaks for itself, we have never had a bad experience whilst staying here. This time was no exception, we thoroughly enjoyed every second of our stay once again. Beautiful room with a beautiful view. Polite, friendly, helpful staff who always make us feel very welcome. Great breakfast every morning and a fabulous... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much. It is wonderful to get such feedback. More 

sthelens
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Just arrived home from here after staying to attend a wedding Absolutely loved it, amazing view, but most important the staff are how customer service should be, kind,welcoming,polite,nothing is too much trouble, the food was outstanding, thank you too everyone

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your time in review. I am delighted to read your comments. More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in lots of "fancy hotels" around the world but my stay in the Strand ranks right up on my list It's cosy with welcoming helpful staff, a lovely bar, the bed was so comfortable with comfy cotton duvet and sheets. The shower was excellent and would put the fancier hotels to shame - High up shower head,... More 

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Thank Susan C
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I appreciate your time and your comments. We are very lucky to have the views we do and our location in Ballyliffin on the Wild Atlantic Way Co Donegal is special. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. More 

County Donegal, Ireland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stayed here with our family for a wedding for 2 nights. The hotel was lovely, we got food at the bar the first night and it was a lovely meal, and the price for the food and drinks was really reasonable. All the staff were really freindly and helpfull for any needs we had. Breakfast was great and is served... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay. I an delighted that you enjoyed your visit. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

stayed in room 53 with marvellous views of Pollan beach room was comfortable if somewhat dated great for all places in Inishowen management and staff could not be faulted. given the room cost the breakfast was very good value also they do an early bird meal that is tremendous value if you want a pleasant few days at a reasonable... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in review. One of our best Ocean View rooms, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for highlighting the great value breaks that we have on offer. More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very much enjoyed my stay in the hotel. Staff working here were extremely friendly and couldn't have done much more to help my friends wedding. Drink prices were very reasonable. Hotel is a very small hotel but has a very homely feel about it. Lobby is very comfortable and is a nice get away from the hussle and bussle of... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in review. I fully appreciate your feedback and I have noted your comments. I am delighted that you enjoyed the wedding. More 

Narragansett, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Our family ( 23 of us) spent 3 nights at the Strand. We did coach trips every day. When I returned tired each night, I always felt like I was coming home. The large bar area was a perfect meeting spot for all of us to gather and spend our evenings together. The bar food was very good with very... More 

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Thank Ann E
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are a family owned and run hotel and we try our utmost to ensure all of our guests are looked after in a friendly, warm and efficient manner. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous. Warm and welcoming. Wish I got up in time for breakfast! Thank you beautiful wedding reception fantastic plentiful food. Xx. We stayed in a lovely family room next time maybe bring kids x

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Thank mkandlrrh
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in review. It's a pity you didn't make breakfast. If we had known we would have happily cooked a breakfast for you before departure. We would be delighted to see you return. More 

Newry, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Loved layout of hotel foyer, bars, sitting areas. Great bar service and coped very well with large crowd. Beautiful dining room. Service excellent. Main course superb, starter and sweet ok. Would happily return.

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Thank Frank D
StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your time at The Strand Hotel. Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run Hotel, near to Ballyliffin Golf Club and overlooking the beautiful Pollan beach. Ideal location for family holidays, a short break, your wedding or a conference. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Strand Hotel

Address: Main Street, Ballyliffin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Ballyliffin
Price Range: $117 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Strand Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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“ask for room with views of Pollan beach”
 of 5 bubbles jamesdF5858VT, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay as hotel was full when we tried to book. Good sign.”
 of 5 bubbles 827frankd, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms overlooking the car park and above the main entrance, as these get a bit noisy late at night.”
 of 5 bubbles marting971, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room at back with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles jant873, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“there are both smoking and non smoking so simply make your request.”
 of 5 bubbles 19lizzie67, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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