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Abbey Self Catering May Lodge

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Sitting Room in May Lodge comfortably seats 6 persons.
Kitchen with adjoining full laundry facilities.  Magnificent views of Belfast Lough over garden.
1 of 16Sitting Room in May Lodge comfortably seats 6 persons.
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Cottage
Abbey Self-Catering is Tourism NI 5 Star accredited (one of only a few in N Ireland). We have three 5 Star properties in the grounds of a historic Grade II listed Georgian residence with gardens overlooking and with private access to Belfast Lough. We're only ten minutes drive from the vibrant Belfast City centre & the exciting Titanic Exhibition, Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall etc. We're within easy reach of all motorways & en route to the beautiful Antrim Coast & the Giants Causeway. If you decide to stay in one of our properties we have several secure payment methods including TripAdvisor and PayPal. Our featured property is 'May Lodge'.; May Lodge is a replacement Gate Lodge for the main residence. 'Woodbank'. It was built in 1983 and has been completely refurbished. Furnished in...Abbey Self-Catering is Tourism NI 5 Star accredited (one of only a few in N Ireland). We have three 5 Star properties in the grounds of a historic Grade II listed Georgian residence with gardens overlooking and with private access to Belfast Lough. We're only ten minutes drive from the vibrant Belfast City centre & the exciting Titanic Exhibition, Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall etc. We're within easy reach of all motorways & en route to the beautiful Antrim Coast & the Giants Causeway. If you decide to stay in one of our properties we have several secure payment methods including TripAdvisor and PayPal. Our featured property is 'May Lodge'.; May Lodge is a replacement Gate Lodge for the main residence. 'Woodbank'. It was built in 1983 and has been completely refurbished. Furnished in a contemporary style and with light oak furniture in living areas, May Lodge has 3 bedrooms which can comfortably sleep 6. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: TOURISMNI5STARACCREDITEDMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We require a Booking form completed giving principal guest's postal address, names of other guests and ages if under 15. No one not named on the Booking form to stay in property overnight. On departure we expect the property to be left clean and tidy with all dishes washed otherwise we shall need to take a fee from the deposit
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Abigail W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed end of July/beginning of August 2021 and it was exactly as shown in the pictures. The whole place was wonderfully calm, peaceful and furnished to a really good standard. There are two bathrooms, one of which is a large wet room en-suite to...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank davidgV1758XD
Odyssey359092, VR Owner at Abbey Self Catering May Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review and we’re so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure having you and your family visit May Lodge this summer and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed February 18, 2020

This is such a lovely home! We loved our stay here. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The beds were so comfy! Probably some of the best sleep I've had in a very long time. We loved the coffee maker so much we bought...More

Date of stay: January 2020
3  Thank TwilightOverBoard
Reviewed January 2, 2020

May Lodge was great. Very clean, well laid out, nice visitor touches like the welcome pack. It is three bedrooms that can sleep six. You might feel it is a little bit of a squeeze for six but it worked for us.

Date of stay: December 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

This was a perfect home away from home while visiting Belfast. With the "welcome gift", a well stocked kitchen, extremely comfortable beds and bedding, great showers and bathroom facilities, and a wonderful view of the Lough we could not have asked for anything more. Our...More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank m0m058
Odyssey359092, VR Owner at Abbey Self Catering May Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time after your long journey home to write such a wonderful and comprehensive review for our beautiful May Lodge. We enjoyed having you and your friends stay here and would love to see you again if you do...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Well equipped holiday home, as other reviewers have said just 15 mins from Belfast by car. Local train service nearby too. We used it as a base for Belfast and trips out to Giants causeway, Newcastle and Mount Stewart. Recommended

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Michael C
Management response:Responded June 4, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review May Lodge and it was a pleasure to have you staying here. What wonderful weather you had all week too!

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

3 generations of family......5 of us and we loved this house. Very clean and comfortable. Very well equipped. A home from home. May lodge is in a great location to visit several interesting places so near to it. The whiteabbey train station is close by...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank margoandgeorge
Management response:Responded July 19, 2017

It was a great pleasure to have you and your family stay in May Lodge and we greatly appreciate you writing such an excellent review. We are delighted that you not only loved May Lodge but were charmed by Northern Ireland as well! Thank you.

Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

One of the best equipped houses I have ever stayed in, from the food processor in the kitchen to the walk-in shower in the ensuite bathroom and the goosedown pillows on comfortable beds. Very well located for the train to Belfast and beyond, as well...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Lox1122
Management response:Responded September 1, 2016

What a terrific review and I'm very grateful to you for taking the time to write this. It was a pleasure having you and your friends to stay and so pleased that you enjoyed our lovely house and Northern Ireland as well.

Reviewed January 3, 2016

We have stayed at May lodge twice now and both times found it to be an excellent experience. This time we arrived at Christmas, and our young children were very excited to find that the house had been fully decorated for our arrival. Once again...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank alicew608
Management response:Responded January 4, 2016

Thank you for writing such a positive review on May Lodge. It is always a pleasure to have you and your family to stay here and we hope you'll return again soon.

Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had stayed in May Lodge 3 years ago and liked it very much then. The recent refurbishment is a great success and has enhanced this lovely property. The new en suite facilities and decked area which commands fine views of Belfast Lough are great...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank James G
Reviewed May 17, 2014

Good, quick and friendly communication about the rental. Warm welcome by owner. Nice, clean and spacious house with everything you need. Good beds. Easy bus transport to central Belfast, in front of the house. Even the cyclists of the Giro were so nice to pass...More

Date of stay: May 2014
1  Thank DriePinter
Management response:Responded May 29, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of May Lodge. We loved having you and your wife to stay - and especially arranged for the Giro to pass our grounds so that you would have a ringside view of them...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Blender
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
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About the neighbourhood
We are half a mile from the lively village of Whiteabbey with a well-stocked grocery store, cafes, restaurants, hairdressers, beauty parlour. A Tesco Express is 10 minutes walk. Marks & Spencer is 1 mile away as is large Tesco. The 800-year old Carrickfergus Castle, one of Irelands oldest and most impressive Norman castles, is only 5 miles away. Belfast Zoo, the beautiful and historic Cave Hill offering stunning views over Belfast & the Lough, are all only ten minutes drive. The main residence has direct private access to the coastal path and beach, where you can enjoy leisurely walks and a gently scenic cycle.
Getting around
We are half a mile from M2/M5 Motorway network which links the whole of Northen Ireland. Bus and train services are within minutes of the properties. Two stops on the train take you to Waterfront Hall and Belfast Markets.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Abbey Self Catering May Lodge

Abbey Self Catering May Lodge is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Abbey Self Catering May Lodge has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Abbey Self Catering May Lodge has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Abbey Self Catering May Lodge must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.