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The Cuan is a family owned and run hotel located in the beautiful conservation village of Strangford, on the shores of Strangford Lough, N Ireland. We offer a fantastic seafood experience, available all day, with a passionate commitment to sourcing local seasonal produce. At The Cuan, we believe in the personal touch that comes with a family run business serving the warm glow of genuine interest and care. Our 4* accommodation offers a special opportunity to relax and enjoy our award winning seafood restaurant, fine wines and some of the best Guinness in Ireland. The Cuan was the 'home' for the Game of Thrones cast when they were filming in Winterfell, book to enjoy our amazing Game of Thrones Banquet, stay in Jon Snow's room and waken up to a hearty Winterfell Breakfast. Door 1 of the Doors of Thrones in in The Cuan plus many more surprises. We have the ability, passion and flexibility to make your visit very special.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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42Car recommended
Grade: 42 out of 100
19Restaurantswithin 5 miles
15Attractionswithin 5 miles
66Room tips
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Been here loads. Totally love everything about it. The staff are so friendly, in particular Peter who always makes an effort to chat and ensure all is well. Really cosy front restaurant. The overflow back restaurant could do with being improved to the same ‘cosy’ level as
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Stayed in The Cuan last weekend , 8 of us celebrating a special birthday. Had a great time, beautiful meal and cosy atmosphere. Very friendly hosts, Peter and Caroline are lovely, and a special mention to the delightful Colman who is wonderful company. Would definitely
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6 of us stayed on Saturday night and had a great night on a great offer! We had dinner in the restaurant which everyone enjoyed (helped by the free Prosecco in the deal!) We just stayed in the bar afterwards & staff were friendly. Breakfast was lovely the next morning & again
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We stayed in the Cuan on New Year's Eve. Such a friendly place. Lovely meal in the restaurant with a good selection of wines on offer. Comfy beds in the bedrooms and a delicious breakfast the next day. Thank you to all the staff. We will be back.
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Visited here recently to eat after a trip over on the ferry! Restaurant was full but got seated in the bar and we were looked after very well! There were four of us and we all enjoyed our meals immensely and very good value as well. Staff are all friendly and a good menu to
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Response from Caroline M, Owner at The Cuan
Responded 2 Jan 2019
Dear Dean L Thank you for your wonderful compliments, we look forward to seeing you in the course of 2019. Happy New Year! Caroline, Peter & Team
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Door of thrones #1
It is right across the street about 100 meters away. Sorry for the slow reply.
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"Great food"
"We were in the room directly over the front door, no issues with road noise etc"
"All were fine"
"The entire floor the rooms are located on are very quiet spacious."
"Take a trip on the ferry as a foot passenger to Portaferry for only £1 per person ."
US$135 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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