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Derrin Guest House B&B

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Andover, Minnesota
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120 reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2014

House is located conveniently close to ferry. Pay attention when you get off the ferry. I missed a turn. House is close to town/shopping and also to some interesting buildings. Ivy was wonderful and knowledgeable. House is convenient to roads heading up coast. Room was nice and very comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. Sitting room (?) was comfortable.

Thank jim b
Kendal, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

A warm, cosy and very comfortable B+B. Ivy was a great source of information about where to go and what to see. No problems at all about providing me with a gluten free breakfast. We ended up staying an extra night and would definitely recommend it.

Thank Maria B
Portrush, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2013

I have stayed all over Northern Ireland as I work away from home but the Derrin Guest House was very special. I received a lovely welcome and was shown to a cosy warm welcoming room. Just what I needed after a long day. It is so clean and modern I would definitely recommend it and hopefully will be back very... More 

Thank Rosie P
Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013

We arrived late in Belfast with nowhere to stay and chanced across this fantastic B&B. Ivy and Siebe were great hosts throughout our stay and ensured that we saw all of the key sights of Northern Ireland. The room was very comfortable and our family of four slept well on the 3 nights that we stayed. The breakfast was superb... More 

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OptimisticLarne, Owner at Derrin Guest House B&B, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Emma, Sophie and Benjamin Thank you for your lovely review. You were all delightful guests and we didn't want you to leave either! One night stretched to three and then you had to move on but glad you found us a useful base for visiting the Giant's Causeway and Belfast. If you return to Ireland, we'd love to... More 

Ocean Park, Maine
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135 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We enjoyed our visit to Derrin Guest House. It appeared that the house was fully booked so we were not able to get a larger room. It was quite small but we slept soundly and was treated very well by Ivy. I am a big man and have found that many B+B's in Ireland have small shower facilities. I would... More 

Thank TigerRoll
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013

This was my first trip to Ireland and after a long ride on the motorcycle from Dublin, we first rang the bell of the B and B over the road. No one answered, and so turning around, we saw a brown sign directing us to Derrin. The price was very reasonable, Ivy was very welcoming and soon settled us into... More 

Thank Pamela H
Albury, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2013

Such a beautiful house and even more beautiful hosts. When we arrived (early), Ivy & Siebe were out to lunch for their wedding anniversary. We could not apologise enough for disturbing them. We were shown our room & were settled in in no time at all. We then were shown how to get into Belfast so that we could get... More 

Thank Sue R
Bury, United Kingdom
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1 review
Reviewed 26 August 2013

My partner, our step-daughter & myself stayed at Derrin for a week in the middle of August. First impressions were fantastic, lovely tiled floor in hallway. We were welcomed immediately by Ivy & Siebe who were very friendly. We were shown to our room which was very tastefully decorated. We also had a lovely view of Agnew's Hill from one... More 

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OptimisticLarne, Owner at Derrin Guest House B&B, responded to this review

Hi Derek, Ann and Laura Thank you for your review and for staying with us for a week. We always enjoy having guests who stay for a while as it gives us a chance to get to know them. Glad you enjoyed the breakfasts. We try to introduce a bit of variety as people do not want to eat the... More 

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43 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Stayed at the property for 2 nights before travelling to Troon on the Ferry. Property is well located just a short walk to the town centre and is a 15 minute walk to the Ferry Port. The property does not suffer from any excess noise and contains all appointments that guests would be seeking. more importantly, all appointments worked. Whilst... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

this Bed and Breakfast was 1st class.The room was comfortable and clean .Proprietor was very helpfI..ul .Breakfast lovely.I didn't feel rushed at breakfast and enjoyed my food better.I actually stayed about 3 years ago

Thank Anne F

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Derrin House is a beautifully appointed, award winning Bed and Breakfast (B & B) offering four star accommodation in a quiet residential area close to the bustling town centre of Larne and the ferry terminal. Free WiFi available in all rooms. "One of our favourite places to stay in Northern Ireland" by the Routard Guide.We are also very close to trains and buses to Belfast. We can arrange pick up from near our house for tours to the Giant's Causeway! Please contact us for discounted ferry fares to and from Ireland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Derrin Guest House B&B

Address: 2 Princes Gardens, Larne BT40 1RQ, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Larne
Price Range: $106 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 5 has four beds including pull down sofa, and no neighbours! Quite tight but clean and comfortable, great shower!”
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“Room 5 if you like it light and airy. Ground floor available if mobility is difficult.”
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“Room 6, at the back, and very quiet.”
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“I think all rooms are great as we were only staying one night”
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“Rooms 1 and 2 on ground floor can gave side door access - might need to arrange with owner first.”
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