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The Cairn Bay Lodge

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The Midlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Cairn Bay Lodge is situated in a quiet area of Bangor overlooking Ballyholme Beach. We had a comfortable, well equipped,quiet room. The owners were welcoming, helpful and friendly. There is a varied choice of breakfast options. We would highly recommend the Cairn Bay Lodge and would definitely return again.

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Bangor
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Called in after a walk just for a coffee. Three separate rooms to pick from. The two at the front have beautiful views of Ballyholme Bay the one at the back overlooks the garden. Staff were lovely. Even get a top up of filter coffee. Wasn't a problem that we weren't eating which was nice.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I arrived here after good reviews from friends. Was busy at 10-11am but staff helpfully set up another table. Two front rooms are used for dinng with a casual lounge area at the back. Parking at roadside or in a rear private carpark. Reserving tables is possible. The old house atmosphere remains and is to its credit with wooden lobby...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

My favourite place in Bangor to eat!! The food is fantastic, with such a creative menu! I come back again and again for breakfast/lunch, and am never disappointed! It's in a lovely location, and staff are so friendly!

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Bangor, Co Down
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Went here for brunch with family. The grill I had was dry and unappetising. The bacon was the kind I was afraid to cut as the pieces might fly anywhere. The bread was tough. I looked around and saw everyone else sawing at it also. The black pudding was a half of one small dry slice. The cost was almost...

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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We've been three times in the last few months and each time the food has been amazing. Really imaginative and beautifully presented. At least three specials available on each occasion. The staff are super friendly and very helpful with our 5 year old too. Strongly recommend for a lovely light lunch.

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Bangor
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

First time at this lodge for food. My wife and I had breakfast on a beautiful Saturday morning. Food was lovely. Decor was perfect. View incredible. Staff faultless. We will be back. Oh and great value for money.

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Frome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I stay in many hotels/B&Be throughout the year. Sometimes for business sometimes for pleasue. My one night here was for business and it was an absolute pleasure as well. The warm welcome,super room, wonderful breakfast and smiles all around. It can take hundreds of words in a critical review but only four to say "it's superb, stay here!"

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Staines, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had a very large quiet comfortable room. The hosts were very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was absolutely delicious. I had the special fry which was well prepared and presented. My partner has the crab and egg combination which was just as good. We also had lunch in the bar and enjoyed that as well.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Just back from a weekend stay in Bangor and I can honestly say that our stay at the Cairn Bay Lodge was a real delight . I don't think I've ever met better hosts than the owners and all who work there . Our room was the Snug Room and it was just perfect , very clean and very welcoming...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chris & Jenny Mullen welcome you to a guesthouse for the discerning traveler, set in extensive gardens directly overlooking Ballyholme Beach, offering the highest standard of food, accommodation and service. All en-suite rooms with either beach or garden views. Gourmet breakfasts, health and beauty treatments and shop stocking local crafts and produce. Winner N. Ireland Tourism Award Guesthouse of the Year 2006 and 2007, runner up 2008. Ideal base to tour Belfast and Ard Peninsula. Off street parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cairn Bay Lodge

Address: 278 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HS, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Bangor
Price Range: $120 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cairn Bay Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for a sea facing room”
  • View from the dining room
 of 5 bubbles CDSuffolk, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try for a front room to get a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles swanstonanthony, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Breakfast is available til 12 every weekday, but finishes at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays.”
 of 5 bubbles 296claireb, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the house benefit from the best views”
 of 5 bubbles scarlettj115, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the bed rooms are uniquely presented with individual, yet seaside related, styles”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeW313, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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