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Garden Cottage Ballycastle
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Garden Cottage Ballycastle
Open plan kitchen, well equipped for self-catering Open plan sitting room with TV and sofa bed.
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Very good
13 reviews
Garden Cottage Ballycastle
Open plan kitchen, well equipped for self-catering
Open plan sitting room with TV and sofa bed.
Cottage bedroom, small but cosy
Upstairs bedroom with ensuite shower/wc
Cottage patio, private afternoon suntrap
Giant's causeway 12 miles away
Ballintoy harbour, Game of Thrones film location, 6 miles away
Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge 5 miles away
Dunluce Castle 14 miles away
Ballycastle golf club 0.3 miles away. Special rates for our guests
Fairhead from Kinbane 3 miles away
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Very good - based on 13 reviews
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h m
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Garden cottage”
Reviewed July 13, 2018 for a stay in July 2018

Had fabulous stay in garden cottage yes it's small n quirky but it has everything you need we had very comfortable cosy stay there ,Phoebe a fab host she welcomed us in person left fresh flowers n wine which was so lovely after length of our journey and I luv flowers so I thought it was really nice gesture ,the cottage is in middle of everything walk to beach m harbour one way go other way to pins n shops n restaurants, honestly it was most perfect base I Def hope to be back oh yes almost forgot little private garden area with table n chairs I spent evenings sitting here with BBQ and great wines on an evening ,so quiet n private , highly recommend but as Phoebe days if you are tall mind your head lol

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Management Response
18 Jul 2018
Delighted you enjoyed your stay Heather, thank you so much for your great review and recommending Garden Cottage to others.
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lizreddic...
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Cute little cottage ,excellently located.”
Reviewed July 13, 2018 for a stay in June 2018

Garden Cottage is in the perfect location in Ballycastle.It is a cute cottage fully equipped and immaculately clean with everything needed for two people.Phobe (the owner ) made sure of warm welcome.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 Jul 2018
Thank you Liz for taking the time to post your review, your positive feedback is greatly appreciated.
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kay567
United Kingdom
1 review
“Paradise”
Reviewed August 31, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Myself and mum stayd during the lammas fair, Location was excellent, lovely homely hidden gem of a cottage,Phoebe made us very welcome in every way, including wine and flowers, we would book again, many thanks to Phoebe

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Sep 2017
Thanks Kay, it was lovely to meet you and your mum and a pleasure to have you to stay. I look forward to seeing you back at Garden Cottage again in the future.
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Stay25799...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“''Cosy base for exploring''”
Reviewed August 25, 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Location! Location! It's near to the harbour and beach in Ballycastle. It was in a great spot for exploring the causeway coast and there are plenty of sights to see to fill a week or more. I would recommend a day trip to Londonderry and also a ferry trip to Rathlin Island. The Giant's Causeway is a must but get there very early to avoid the coach loads!

We were able to park close to the main house without charge.
Thanks to Phoebe for the flowers and wine on arrival!

I did notice some noises in the night but isn't this to be expected when you sleep somewhere different? The cottage is close to main house so if the guests are in the garden, you will hear them from the cottage. If you want complete solitude then you may want to look elsewhere!

The kitchen was well equipped and we were able to make a hearty breakfast and suppers. There are some decent takeaways and restaurants within easy walking distance. The double bed was comfortable although my partner said the pillows were too soft but you can't please everyone. The bathroom is very small so I agree if you're large then you may struggle.

I would recommend the cottage and we would consider staying again!

Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
10 Sep 2017
Thanks Donna for your review, I'm glad to hear you were comfortable and thought Garden Cottage was in a great Location. I am delighted you are happy to recommend it to others who I'm sure will find your comments helpful.
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Susan C
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect base to explore Antrim coast”
Reviewed August 6, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Garden cottage is a perfect base to explore all the Antrim coast has to offer, it's also close to Ballycastle shops and waterfront. It's a comfortable spotlessly clean wee cottage and very well equipped with everything you would need. We bought meat from the butchers in town donolleys which was excellent and cooked some lovely meals in the cottage. Phoebe the owner was there to meet us and left a bottle of wine and lovely vase of garden flowers she was very helpful and friendly as were all the locals we encountered on our weeks holiday. We had a lovely time despite the weather! It was lovely to have a cosy cottage to come back to. We wouldn't hesitate recommending this accommodation

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Aug 2017
Thanks so much Susan for your positive feedback. It was a pleasure to have you both to stay.
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KymieElli...
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Comfy and cosy”
Reviewed July 23, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

This cottage was perfect for our holiday to Northern Ireland. Very comfy and cosy, had everything we needed. A stones throw from the beach, shops and many restaurants. Ballycastle is perfect to stay for going to various attractions along the Causeway Coast. Staying in this self catering cottage gave us the opportunity to come and go as and when we pleased. Will definitely be returning to this quaint cottage with a garden to enjoy a relaxing holiday.

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Management Response
24 Jul 2017
Thanks so much Kym for taking the time to post your review. Really glad you enjoyed your holiday in Garden Cottage.
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2Seniorst...
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
“Quaint and practical”
Reviewed May 21, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We had a good stay in the Garden Cottage and we used it as a base to see the area. The only two issues for us, we could hear traffic from the bedroom window ( which we like open at night) and the double bed is a bit worse for wear so our sleeps weren't that great. However, kitchen and little living room were cozy st the end of the day. Note that the price is very reasonably priced for the value. The owner was great and very helpful.

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Management Response
27 May 2017
Thank you Jeannie for your feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay overall.
The solid pine bed frame with integrated side tables/drawers is built-in and as it shows only superficial signs of wear we felt that investing in a good quality mattress and bedding would be more beneficial for our guests. The recently purchased 'Sealy' mattress is one of the top rated brands for comfort on the market and comes with a ten year warranty so I'm very sorry to hear that you didn't sleep soundly on it.
Although cottage is set back from the road behind our larger property we have installed double glazing in the bedroom to limit the effect of noise when the window is closed.
I'm delighted you felt the Garden Cottage offered good value for money.
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