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Briers Country House

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsmourne mountainsb bulster frynewcastle town centrehot showercouple of nightswere greeted warmlythe bed was extremely comfortableon arrivalnight's sleepwarm welcometullymore forest parkset us up for the dayan evening mealfull irish breakfastfirst classireland
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Reviewed 21 June 2015

We stayed here overnight. Lovely welcome from Maureen. The hotel is situated in beautiful countryside with great views. Our rooms(we were travelling with friends) were absolutely beautiful. Decorated and finished to a very high standard. Tea/coffee making in the room and we also relaxed in...More

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

I took my partner for a birthday weekend in the Mournes. The Briers is in a great location, not far from Tollymore Forest Park and a short drive into Newcastle. It has beautiful gardens and a lovely view of the mountains. Maureen is a really...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed over the period of the Irish Open,had a really great time, Maureen was a superb host sorting taxis out for our trips to the course. Rooms were excellent and the breakfast is 1st class. If you needed anything staff would do anything to get...More

1  Thank Dylan J
Response from Maureen C, Owner at Briers Country HouseResponded 1 June 2015

It was a pleasure have you and you son who stayed for 4 days stay with us - son was celebrating his 21st. Glad you both enjoyed your stay & come back soon, this time bring your lovely wife.

Reviewed 22 May 2015

We arrived gone 9pm, admittedly we didn't call ahead to say we would be arriving late, but didn't think it would be an issue. Upon arriving we were greeted in the most unpleasant way which made us feel like naughty children and like we had...More

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Response from Maureen C, Owner at Briers Country HouseResponded 25 May 2015

Thank you for your review of The Briers Country House B&B. Whilst we would have preferred to have known your ETA; the tour operator failed to pass along your email address to us. This would have allowed our expectations to have been managed. We encourage...More

Reviewed 17 May 2015

Just spent a night at The Briers lovely house in the country with wonderful views of the mountains. Lovely welcome and taken to our room which was nice could do with a little tlc and matching up furniture and bedlinen but warm and comfy ....More

1  Thank Ann A
Response from Maureen C, Manager at Briers Country HouseResponded 20 May 2015

Wow thank you - Much appreciated for the good review - Welcome back anytime! : )

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
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US$119 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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It's about 10ins max by taxi but about 25 mins walking but we didn't so this
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"Room 8 has views over fields and mountains"
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"Room 8 lovely ensuite"
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"Our upstairs bathroom overlooked the garden and was lovely and quiet."
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