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The Cairn Bay Lodge
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

This was our 2nd visit to Cairn Bay, this time with our 9 month old son and as with last time it was great, the room was spacious with a stunning view out over the bay, plenty of room for the crib that was supplied and immaculately clean.
The breakfast was superb and it was no trouble for them to assist with anything we required for the baby.

Chris and Jenny were very welcoming and we felt very comfortable and relaxed during our stay and we will be back.

Gary D

Room Tip: Top of the stairs on the right overlooking the Bay
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank Gary D
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

I don't normally book b&b and at £120 for one night, one adult two kids. It seemed high. But the website looked fab and the location to die for... Ballyhome is one of the most beautiful places.However our room overlooked a hedge to the side and a tiny window to the back overlooking the car park and garden. The room was Ok .. Previous reviews mentions bathrobes etc ..nope none of that. You have to go to the hallway to get milk for tea. There were three of us and two bath towels, two cups etc. The house is quirky... the stunning views are at the front where there is a guest lounge, but wouldn't it be lovely to put the breakfast room there ? breakfast was the most disappointing affair ever. I fly to Nireland 3 times a year, and breakfast is always a wonderful affair. Ignore the website .. It was really not good. One round of toast each, you have to ask for more. One tiny sausage, no bacon, no beans, mushrooms, a quarter of a tomato and hard stale potato bread and the smallest piece of soda bread ever. Disgraceful . I have read the rave reviews, they must have stayed in a different place to us. To top it all, the kitchen had a buzzer hat bounced through the house every fe moments all throughout breakfast. I can still hear it. The shower fan was loud and I stepped on a contact lens empty packet just under my bed. Not ours...So we won't be back to this viewless B&B in the wonderful location. For £120 they need to step up their game.

Room Tip: If you are a single .. You get the sea views.
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

In July 2013 my wife and I paid our third visit to the Cairn Bay Lodge in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland. This time we stayed for two weeks and took our son, daughter-in-law and two granddaughters with us. We keep going back to the Cairn Bay Lodge because it is one of the definite highlights of our visits to Northern Ireland.
Chris and Jenny Mullen not only have created a beautiful facility for the traveller but have maintained the high stand of hospitality they set so many years ago.
As usual, the rooms were maintained to the highest standard of cleanliness and comfort and the breakfasts continued to be something to really look forward to.
We would heartily recommend the Cairn Bay Lodge to anyone who is seeking top class accommodation at affordable prices and with stunning sea views.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Wallace R
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

Cairn Bay came highly recommended to us, and I can see why! Immaculately presented accommodation with gorgeously quirky and eclectic styling. Personal and thoughtful touches - such as the delicious 'help yourself cakes' on the landing. Extremely warm welcome and amazing breakfasts. We had such a brilliant time that we've already booked a return visit!!

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank chorus7
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

My friends recently stayed here as they came to visit me in my home town. Fabulous room overlooking the bay. Great breakfasts by Chris too. They thoroughly enjoyed their stay. Great value in a stunning house by the sea. They will definatley be back.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Mich b
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