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Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at Slieve Donard Hotel with work. The rooms are a very good size with comfortable beds, sofas and bathrooms. Superb views over the beach or to the mountains. Newcastle is a nice small town and the countryside is beautiful. The food was well prepared and presented

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Surrey
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I decided to treat my husband to a birthday present so decided to book a few days in lovely County Down with a couple of rounds of golf included. I choose the Slieve Donard as it was close to the Royal County Down golf club. I booked a superior double , think it was a gourmet package.it cost £505 in...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I had a lovely time here, don't get me wrong but it is very expensive for what you get. The view of the mountains and across the sea is spectacular but that's it. The spa is very limited and children are allowed in the pool which completely ruins the ambience. The Galgorm is much better and actually...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful stay, both first timers at Slieve Donard and we've now agreed that we will make it an annual thing. We got to Newcastle pretty early around 12ish and check in wasn't until 3. We were allowed to store our bags and had a bite to eat at the spa. Lovely service and great...

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was to be a birthday treat but in fact was a birthday disaster. Ate in Oak restaurant on Easter Sunday. Table booked for 7.00 pm to enable us to meet with our grandchildren later but by 7.55 pm we still hadn't received our starter. Four other tables of guests came in after us and were all served. We spoke...

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N Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a commanding building at one end of the small town of Newcastle with splendid views over the Mourne Mountains. It is an old building and having stayed here several times, I would recommend the rooms in the new wing over the leisure centre. Some of the rooms in the older part of the hotel are very ordinary. The...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Unfortunately just stayed the one night. Marvellous spa with brilliant pool and jacuzzi. Cool off with a cooling shower and then try the sauna and or steam room. Bliss. Didn't want to leave the spa. Eventually made it to Chaplin's bar for a couple of per dinner cocktails. Our package included evening meal in Percy french restaurant. Really enjoyed the...

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay from the spa to your meal in the Percy French Inn. I am delighted that our staff also helped make your stay more enjoyable. Hopefully next time you visit it wont be as short. Thank...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Recently attended the slieve for a work trip and was blown away as always! Room was brilliant! Comfy beds and great views. Loved the cupcake and personal message! Drinks reception very informative and interesting, loved the local spirits provided by Ruari and Rory - well done. Dinner was unbelievable! Looked after very well by Hakan, Ruari and their teams! Hats...

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the positive comments. We work hard to offer good food and friendly, efficient service and to know that you experience this with us is wonderful. I am glad that you found your stay to be enjoyable throughout - I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the staff members mentioned...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Imagine the picture on her face when I surprise my new bride at Gatwick on our first morning as a married couple that we're going to Newcastle for the honeymoon .... that's, Newcastle County Down !! I'd have no hesitation in returning to the Slieve Donard. This is a lovely relaxing hotel, with attentive but unobtrusive staff, whose service &...

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Congratulations to you both on your wedding, we would like to take this time to wish you many happy years together. It is wonderful to hear your positive comments and to know that you had such a magical time while staying with us. We hope you both made many happy memories here and plan to visit again in...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just back from a 2-night stay here. Hotel lovely, nice spacious room, really amazing pool area but my one negative is the poor breakfast. Could not fault the cooked selection but cereal choices were limited (esp when have a child with you!) and pastry selection was non-existent; not something you would expect from hotel of this stature!

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Berni_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property. We really appreciate it. I apologise that you were unsatisfied with our self service buffet breakfast, we have been doing this for quite some time and on a regular basis we get great feedback. I can confirm that we no longer provide pastries at breakfast...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestling at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, the Slieve Donard stands in six acres of private grounds, and is one of Northern Ireland's most popular hotels. The luxurious ESPA Spa commands spectacular panoramic views of the County Down coastline and Mountains of Mourne and provides a perfect oasis of tranquility rivals any spa in Europe today. This superbly maintained Victorian hotel is equally suited to a short break, residential conference or grand event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

Address: Downs Road, Newcastle BT33 0AH, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newcastle
Price Range: $254 - $555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Slieve Donard Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 178
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Also Known As:
Slieve Donard Newcastle
Donard Hotel Slieve
Donard Hotel Newcastle Slieve
Slieve Donard Hotel Newcastle
Slieve Donard Resort And Spa Newcastle, Northern Ireland
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle
#1 Family Hotel in Newcastle
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“Ask for a view, I'll know to ask next time, It would have been nice to wake up to see the sea or the mountains.”
klynnx, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room on the front for a view of the Mourne Mountains”
SandV11, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with sea view are gorgeous”
Camper14, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Have never had any noise issues, but ask for a room with a view and be prepared to bask in the scenery..”
Davymac7, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea views are superb”
phegartymurray, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
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