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The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

first time staying at this hotel ,took my wife for her birthday staff were very friendly and helpful,our room was very clean with a lovely view of harbour , the bistro food was outstanding as was the breakfast well be going back soon highly recommend

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This used to be a family favourite, we have been countless times but the last couple of visits have been far from the normal. One recent visit my fish was undercooked and I had to send it back, the second and most recent visit there were flies all over the windows by tables which was incredibly off putting. We moved... More 

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Staff seated us to a bay window seat with a lovely view and went over menu and drinks order delivered promptly. Order taken with some dietary requirements noted and substitution suggested. Adult main courses from the Sunday menu were lovely, roast beef and lamb shank very tender and veg nice. Kids fish and chips were good, large portion too and... More 

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Lisburn
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I chose this hotel because it was the most "dog friendly" hotel in N. Ireland. I did a "pre-visit" without staying - a week ago - and decided to return and stay a night with my dog. My dog Max and I were warmly welcomed - and were "upgraded" to a Superior Seaview room (102). This gave a view of... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

My wife & I took our 7 year old grandson to Bangor for a day trip & had booked into a family room. From the moment we check in all the staff were more than helpful & courteous. Our room was more the big enough for the 3 off us & very clean. We ate in the restaurant, the food... More 

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

8 of us visited the salty dog on Sunday after having heard good reports. Unfortunately I can't confirm any of the reports! The restaurant has a nice atmosphere but the service and was terrible. Seemed to only take one or 2 drinks orders at a time so most of us ended up with just water! 6 of us ordered the... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed here on a Saturday during the Open House Festival to go to a talk given by Suggs from Madness (who turned out to be staying here too!). It is in a great location on the seafront and has plenty of seating outside to enjoy the views with a drink. The rooms are very competitively priced. We were warmly... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stayed here recently and would neither return or recommend. The room was in fact a fire escape and should not be rented as a room at all, under any regulation!!. The Bistro reviews were also misleading save an okay breakfast. Disappointed.

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Kalvåg
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had had the bistro recommended to us. Arrived late lunchtime and were told to take our pick of tables in the lounge.....between the dogs quite literally. After waiting over 5 minutes we asked for a menu and managed to order a drink at the same time. Table had four chairs around it but when the food arrived there wasn't... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking at a night away and came across the Salty Dog and decided to book it. The choice was here or the Old Inn Crawfordsburn and we definitely made the wrong choice. When we first arrived the entrance was covered to the right of the door in Bird Poo! This looked like weeks build up! The hotel is... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro
The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro
Cuisines: Bar, European, British, Soups, Irish, Contemporary, Gastropub
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An old Victorian townhouse that’s been beautifully transformed into a stunning boutique hotel overlooking Bangor’s Marina and the Irish Sea. A perfect retreat from everyday hustle and bustle. Friendly staff, gorgeous rooms and great food will make your stay a memorable one. Committed to fine local produce, our highly skilled, award winning chefs, offer a real alternative to Belfast’s restaurants. Whether you’re visiting North Down’s attractions or want a memorable Bangor night out – The Salty Dog offers accessible, nostalgic food in a relaxed setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro

Address: 10 - 12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5EY, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Bangor
Price Range: $146 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Choose one overlooking the marina. I was in room 3”
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