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Number 8 Guesthouse
Ranked #1 of 44 Derry B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Best B&B in Ireland; we highly appreciated Karen's hospitality, attention for every detail, comfort and the outstanding services. We enjoyed our weekend, from the moment we arrived and Karen welcomed us with a hot cup of tea and cakes, perfect for a cold evening and after a long day. Everything was remarkable: very comfortable beds and an excellent breakfast. Much better option then most of 4-5 star hotels.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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karen T, Owner at Number 8 Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2014

Thank you Sabina for your lovely comments. It was so nice meeting your lovely family. I'm glad you enjoyed your trip up North and hopefully you will make a return visit soon.
KT

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Reviewed 3 April 2014

First rate in every respect - delightfully welcoming hosts, a tastefully decorated and furnished home, warm and comfortable rooms, fluffy towels, wonderful attention to detail such as daffodils in the bedroom, and a breakfast that was second to none, including a vast range of items and the best fresh fruit salad I've ever eaten! Very highly recommended. I will definitely be back!
Lorna, Ayr

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled solo
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karen T, Owner at Number 8 Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2014

Thank you so much Lorna for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It's so nice when people notice the little things that make such a difference. We really enjoyed having you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.
Karen

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Reviewed 2 April 2014

I stayed in this B&B last night. If carlsberg did b&bs..... Karen is a really nice, welcoming lady who has an amazing house. The room was incredible, the bathroom was amazing, the food was excellent and I can't fault it in any way. Sometimes b&b owners can be overbearing or the standards aren't great, number 8 is the polar opposite. I've stayed in 5 star hotels that weren't as classy as this. And, though it was a fleeting visit, Derry is great. It's rare you come across it but this really is 10/10. SM, Cork

  • Stayed: April 2014
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karen T, Owner at Number 8 Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2014

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review Stephen. It was a pleasure having you to stay and we look forward to seeing you in the future.

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Reviewed 17 March 2014

I had the pleasure of staying in this beautiful bed and breakfast last Tuesday night . The owner is just charming and the very welcoming! From the moment i arrived I was treated to some tea and cake after a long day! After being shown to my spacious room I was given the tour - my bathroom was right next to the room and again this room was beautiful. After a great nights sleep, I was awakened to the sweet smell of the Ulster Fry. It was cooked to perfection! I cannot fault this bed and breakfast in any and deserves as many positive reviews as possible!! The owners are lovely, the house is amazing, the food is tasty and most importantly the atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming. I will be back :)

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
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karen T, Owner at Number 8 Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2014

It was so nice to meet you Angeline and we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for your lovely comments and I really hope we get to meet you again.
Karen

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Reviewed 8 March 2014

This is just the most amazing home ever and what wonderful hosts. Karen is not in this for the money but just sharing it with others. It is sumptuous and large. Everything is catered for and we have never quite seen the like of it. So if you are ever in Derry - forget hotels, guesthouses etc and stay with this remarkable couple - you won't be disappointed!

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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karen T, Owner at Number 8 Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2014

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments Mervyn. It is so encouraging when our guests enjoy their stay with us and then take the time to share their experience.We thoroughly enjoyed meeting yourself and Joan and hope that it won't be too long before you come back.
Best regards K.

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Reviewed 26 February 2014

This must be the most welcoming Guest house in Europe, or far beyond. The hosts' prioritization of the person, and their meeting all needs, e.g. transport, catering, value accommodation, comfort, kind, personal care and concern, attention to every detail, space and freedom. Their overall hospitality was outstanding. I can confirm the details already outlined in previous reviews.

I wish to nominate Karen and Bob, and No.8 Deanfield, for an award for excellence in all aspects of genuine caring, and all aspects of very fine accommodation.

Room Tip: Every room in this house meets the highest standards.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
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karen T, Owner at Number 8 Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2014

Many thanks for such lovely comments. We always strive to meet our guests' requirements and make their stay as enjoyable as possible. We're so glad you had such a positive experience and do visit us again.
K.T.

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Reviewed 10 February 2014

A wonderful guesthouse. Every conceiveable need was catered for. My clothes were ironed, coffee and scones provided while we watched the 6 Nations rugby, the bed was heated, and the breakfast was excellent.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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karen T, Owner at Number 8 Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2014

Thank you so much for your lovely review Ross. It was a pleasure having you and perhaps we'll see you again on future trips to Derry.
Karen T.

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Additional Information about Number 8 Guesthouse

Address: 8 Deanfield | Limavady Road, Derry BT47 6HY, Northern Ireland
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Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in Derry
Price Range: £68 - £81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Number 8 is a family run B&B situated only a stone’s throw away from Ebrington Square and Derry’s Peace Bridge. We are ideally placed for those wishing to explore the City of Culture 2013. Each of our rooms is bright, spacious and individually decorated. Our aim is to provide guests with a warm and relaxed ambiance, ensuring that your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 
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