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“Sunday Buffett”
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City Hotel
Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Derry
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Derry, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
“Sunday Buffett”
Reviewed 2 December 2011

I do like the City Hotel, very friendly, helpful staff and a great layout and atmosphere.
However, I will not go back to the Sunday Buffett as I've just eaten there for the third time in two years.
I am a vegetarian and the other family members I dine with are not. When we were seated I have to order the vegetarian option which has been the same for two years!
Consequently, the others make their selection at the buffett table and I wait and wait, when the others have almost finished their meal my Goat's Cheese Tart arrives. I feel discriminated as a vegetarian and I will not be back.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled with family
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3 Thank MrsDoherty
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CityHotelDerry, Guest Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review, 3 September 2016
Dear Guest
Thank you for your review, we appreciate comments and take on-board all feedback, thank you for taking the time to review, we hope to see you again soon.

Yours sincerely
Conor Friel
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Reviewed 23 November 2011

I cannot say enough in the way of favorable comments, about this hotel. Great friendly service and extremely helpful staff who go the extra mile (e.g.made sure we got into the parking garage OK and met up with us in the garage to check). Great lounge bar too and nice buffett style breakfast with several good selections.The location is a close walk to all the local sights, the Derry Walls, the Peace Bridge, great restaurants and lots of shopping. We very fortunate to have a beautiful view of the Peace Bridge and the river from our room. Wish we had stayed an extra night, but sad to say our scedule didn't allow for it.
I would highly recommend staying here when you visit Derry.

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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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CityHotelDerry, Guest Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review, 9 September 2016
Dear Guest
Thank you for your review, and thank you for taking the time to review, we hope to see you again soon.

Yours sincerely
Conor Friel
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Reviewed 23 November 2011

I booked a break in the city hotel for 3 nites, I loved it so much I stayed a fourth. It really is a lovely hotel, fabulous food, good service, good clean spacious rooms, only negative points were the pillows were a bit hard, but overall had a great time and would throughly recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed November 2011
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Thank Mybreaks
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CityHotelDerry, Guest Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review, 5 September 2016
Dear Guest
Thank you for your review, we appreciate all your comments and hope to earn a 5 star review for your next visit, thank you for taking the time to review, we hope to see you again soon.

Yours sincerely
Conor Friel
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Reviewed 16 November 2011

We had a great stay in Derry at the City Hotel. The room was immaculate. Breakfast was delicious with lots of choice. Service was excellent. Parking is right on site. The hotel is in an excellent location, within easy walking distance to all attractions.

  • Stayed November 2011
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CityHotelDerry, Guest Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review, 5 September 2016
Dear Guest
Thank you for your review, we appreciate all your comments and hope to earn a 5 star review for your next visit, thank you for taking the time to review, we hope to see you again soon.

Yours sincerely
Conor Friel
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Newry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 November 2011

We have just arrived back from a 2 night stay Derry city hotel, the staff were very helpful from the desk to the house keeping staff, the rooms are clean and well laid out. our room was over looking the river, beautiful day and evening views. Breakfast was delicious, fresh and a wide range of food was available. The hotel is ideally situated in a central area but you still get a relaxed atmosphere. We will definately be back to the city hotel

Room Tip: Ask for a river view and an upgrade was only £15
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank happychaps10
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CityHotelDerry, Guest Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review, 4 September 2016
Dear Guest
Thank you for your review, we appreciate your kind words and are happy to be of service, thank you for taking the time to review, we hope to see you again soon.

Yours sincerely
Conor Friel
Guest Relations Manager
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 9 November 2011

We are the sort of people who are VERY picky about our hotels! However, with the City Hotel, everything is absolutely fantastic.
We had our wedding at the City Hotel in August 2011. Our guests stayed in the rooms and were all really pleased with the quality and service. Our wedding planner at the hotel was called Claire Gormley and she was brilliant. She made the day go without any hitches. Nothing was ever too much much trouble to her.
The ballroom is beautiful. It overlooks the river and the newly built peace bridge. It was the perfect setting.
The level of service at the hotel was first class. Everyone is really friendly, porters, receptionists, bar staff, restaurant staff....everyone.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank Forest1983
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CityHotelDerry, Guest Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review, 3 September 2016
Dear Forest1983
Thank you for your review, and for choosing to celebrate your special day with us, we appreciate your kind words and are happy to be of service, thank you for taking the time to review, we hope to see you again soon.

Yours sincerely
Conor Friel
Guest Relations Manager
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2011

This was our first visit to Derry and we picked the Hotel for its location, we had looked on the web site but we were still overjoyed when we arrived there, alll the staff were so freindly and helpfull nothing was too much trouble, the breakfast was arwsome well worth getting out of bed for, we did eat in the hotel on the last night and found the food was exellent and very good value for money, we have decied we will be going back in March to see the thing swe could not fit in.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
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2 Thank kevinthurman
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CityHotelDerry, Guest Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review, 3 September 2016
Dear Guest
Thank you for your review, we appreciate your kind words and are happy to be of service, thank you for taking the time to review, we hope to see you again soon.

Yours sincerely
Conor Friel
Guest Relations Manager
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Additional Information about City Hotel

Property: City Hotel
Address: Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Derry
#5 Luxury Hotel in Derry
#6 Business Hotel in Derry
#6 Romantic Hotel in Derry
#7 Family Hotel in Derry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 158
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Contemporary hotel located on the bend of River Foyle, 200 yards from Guildhall - Many rooms overlook these points of interest. ... more   less 
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