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Situated on the banks of Strangford Lough, Barholm is a tastefully restored Victorian house occupying an outstanding location on Portaferry’s shore front.We offer accommodation for up to 50 people with a mixture of Single, Double, Family or Group rooms. Reduced rates are available for group bookings.Our restaurant offers a wide choice of quality fresh food with undoubtedly one of the best views in Northern Ireland, over Strangford Lough.Conference facilities are available, suitable for seminars, workshops and functions. Full catering service is available.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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We styed one night as on our famliy trip (Couple with two daugters aged 17 and 24). Nice and clean accomodation, good breakfast. friendly host. Ferry boat starts every 15 minutes right in front of the hostel
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For the cost this is an excellent place to stay. Well located, clean, good size rooms,good breakfast, very helpful and friendly staff. Not the most salubrious place you could stay in but in terms of value for money it is first class
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Just back from second stay at Barholm. Even better than before. Despite a full house the lovely proprietors still found time to not only cook a fantastic evening meal, but to serve it at a candlelit table overlooking the wonderful Strangford Narrows. The two courses were just
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Visited the place along with our group, StopGaps Cultural Academy during our stay in Northern Ireland. Must confess, blown away by the location, great view right opposite the Loch, with the ferry moving up and down. Nice rooms, clean and well maintained plus the Eating area was
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Stay for a single night, 3 of us shared room No. 2 which unfortunately was next to an extremely noisy communal toilet so the noise pollution was pretty horrific but that's the only negative, the room was clean and comfortable with a double bed, a single bed and a set of bunk
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Response from Krzysztof P, Manager at Barholm
Responded 14 May 2018
Dear James O. Thank you for taking your time to write this fantastic review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with and we are sorry your stay was interrupted by the noise outside your room. We do recommend our upper floor, en-suite rooms, with the fantastic views overlooking Strangford Lough and we are looking forward seeing you in the near future. Hearty breakfast, comfortable and clean rooms and beautiful views await. Thank you again for staying with us. Kindest regards Krzysztof Piorek
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Watching the Ferry from my room
hairs in sink from previous guests
mouldy shower head
"Seven is best view"
"Room 8 was great !! ensuite and views !!"
"Choose a room at the front because of the views."
"Front two rooms with lough views."
"We asked for a quiet room but it has no view. Room with a view is at front of b&b"
US$60 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomNorthern IrelandPortaferry
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