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Reviewed 13 August 2014

We had 4 nghts stay at hillside ,Blair is the perfect host ,so knowledgable of the area . The rooms are roomy and comfortable . Easily located stunning views not far from town . Would go back there again .

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Val, Thank you so much for the kind words in your review. I'm so glad you and the family enjoyed your time here with us at Hillside. It was a real pleasure having you to stay and I must admit I do miss that laugh of yours at breakfast ! Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Wishes...

Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

This is a good place to stay when visiting newry. It is not close to downtown but does have that country feel people are looking for. Blair is a very good host. We did have some issues with the water, but those turned out to be operator error. Breakfast was very good. The wifi needs a little work too, but...

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Guys Thanks so much for the review, Im pleased you enjoyed your stay here at Hillside. Btw I'm still waiting to hear how the "coddled eggs" turned out !! Best Wishes Blair

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Reviewed 3 June 2014

We've spent just one night on our way to Northern Ireland, but it was totally worthy. Blair is a perfect host, so welcoming and helpful. The room was really neat, comfortably big with tidy forniture and attention to details. Easily located in the countryside, we went for a relaxing walk, between green, inquisitive cows, sheeps and rabbits. So fun and...

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review ladies, Im so glad you enjoyed your stay at Hillside B&B. It was lovely chatting to you about your travels - I hope you got the sunshine for your visit to the Causeway and enjoyed the rest of your trip !! I hope Juliets balcony is having a good summer !! ;-)...

Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Stayed at the Hillside on Saturday 27th April and found it very good. The room was spotless and the smell of bleach from the loo pleased my daughter. The welcoming friendly atmosphere abounded and fresh milk for a cuppa was a nice touch making it a home from home. If I stay at a B&B near Newry again it will...

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Robert. Im so glad you and the family enjoyed your stay at Hillside. It was a pleasure having you all to stay and hopefully will see you again for the next family renunion/suprise party. Best Wishes Blair

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Hillside is a very comfortable place with plenty of space and great views. But the best part is the super humor and sincere desire to make us comfortable that we felt from our host. Yummy breakfast too.

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review guys - Im so glad you enjoyed your stay at Hillside. It was a real treat having you all to stay. I was very impressed with you ancestry chart and Im glad you traced some more folk (even the "adopted" lady in Scotland - love that story). Best Wishes & Thanks Again Blair

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We recently spent a couple of nights at Hillside. Spacious room with comfortable bed; excellent breakfast with home made compote and home made cake; good coffee. Well appointed house with separate lounge for guests. Blair made us feel at home to the extent that we felt like part of the family - so much so that we felt we had...

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Chris, Thank you so much for the lovely review, it really is very much appreciated. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at Hillside it was a pleasure having you both to stay, especially with the added bonus of Mikes performance on the pipes. I hope all goes well re yr good news and look forward to seeing you...

Bath
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Just checked out from Hillside and missing it already. Spent a great weekend with Blair at Hillside and we can't recommend this place enough. Comfy clean and cosy with a home from home feeling. Blair is a great host who totally looked after us with tasty breakfasts each day. You have to stay here if you are in the area....

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Awwww Sarah - Thank You. Thats such a lovely review, Im so glad you enjoyed your time here - I miss you and "Sir" Nigel too. It was such a pleasure having you both stay at Hillside and look forward to seeing you both again very soon. Hope the drive to Dublin was a good one and ferry was a...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Nice B&B in the countryside. There is room for parking and taking a taxi from the town center is about 7 pounds. The room we stayed in was spacious, had a great view out the window, and was quite. The bedroom was clean and well put together. The breakfast was great and the owner was very accommodating. We arrived very...

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Guys I appreciate your great comments - It was so nice having you to stay, I hope the liquid sunshine didnt spoil your trip too much. Come back and see us soon. Best Wishes Blair

Cape Breton Island, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We stayed at Hillside B&B in September 2013. Blair was very welcoming. Our room was extremely clean and comfortable. Hillside is in the country and it was relaxing to be outside the busy town of Newry. Blair had the house decorated very nice, lots of detail in every room.

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review guys, I'm so glad you enjoyed your time at Hillside and the photos look good too. It was a pleasure having you both to stay - I really enjoyed our breakfast chat (it made me all nostalgic for Canada and some authentic Tim Hortons coffee !) Hopefully the journey home was a good one. Best...

Florida
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Hillside B&B is in fairly remote area and not within walking distance to Irvine. Our room was clean and spacious. If in the future we needed a stop- over stay in this area we would use it again, mostly because of Bair's personal interest in the well being of his guests.

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blairvernon, Owner at Hillside Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Dieter. I'm so glad that you and Ann enjoyed your recent stay and hopefully we will see you again next time you are passing our way. Best Wishes Blair PS I'm still jealous of your Florida sunshine !!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hillside Bed & Breakfast is located in the beautiful countryside of County Down, in Northern Ireland, with stunning views of Slieve Gullion, yet just minutes from Newry city centre. The historic city of Newry, nestles between two areas of outstanding natural beauty, which are the splendid Mountains of Mourne in South Down and the Ring of Gullion in South Armagh. With a variety of activities and attractions in the local area to choose from, we are the perfect location for business or pleasure and we are sure you'll be happy staying with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillside Bed & Breakfast

Address: 1 Rock Road, Newry BT34 1PL, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newry
Price Range: $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Hillside Bed & Breakfast Newry, Northern Ireland, UK
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