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“Beach haven”
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At The Beach
Ranked #5 of 16 Portstewart B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Our latest accommodation discovery in Portstewart has turned out to be the jewel in the crown, an absolute gem. From the warm welcome by Glenda to the quality of the accommodation itself, the really comfortable bedrooms, excellent breakfast and absolutely stunning views over the Strand Beach and surrounding area, this is certainly somewhere that we will be returning to very soon.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

This is absolutely, positively, definitely, the best little B&B in Britain, maybe in the world. Perfect location, quiet - yet near the town and 100m to the beach, huge open plan lounge with picture windows, beautifully appointed bedroom with to-die-for view, private parking, excellent host, great breakfast, totally comfortable beds, just everything you'd ever wanted in an overnight stay, done completely right. Luxury, redefined.

Definitely one for your bucket list.

Hopefully, there'll be a chain of them soon :-)

Room Tip: Only two rooms - either is perfect.
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

We had a fabulous stay here for 3 nights, the views were amazing, the accommodation was outstanding and the breakfast was excellent. The owner Glenda is a very warm friendly lovely lady, would highly recommend a stay here, we can't wait to go back very soon.

Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

Brandnew and stylish accommodation (you won't find that very often in Northern Ireland) with a fantastic sea view, absolutely quiet place. The owner is very helpful and hospitable. Excellent breakfast. Golf courses very close. We will be back soon.

Room Tip: All rooms are excellent.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

We stayed for 2 nights and wished it were for more. Glenda is a wonderful lady who welcomed us into her magnificent home and we felt right at home immediately. It is in the most beautiful location, right on the beach & a great walk into Portstewart & even Portrush is just out the back gate. Rooms are huge & the bed is so comfortable, spacious ensuite, great shower, fantastic views, stunning sunsets! Breakfast is great, homemade granola with fabulous fresh fruit and a wonderful cooked breakfast. Could not fault a thing, everything was perfect, thanks Glenda for a memorable stay, and thanks to your Mum for the lovely shortbread. Jill & Greg!

Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

Airy, spacious, luxurious and it's like the sea has been pulled through from outside to in! Stayed here for 2 nights and it was really really lovely. Thought has been put into every aspect of this guest house from the decor to the fabulous breakfasts and home-made cookies that Glenda gave us before we left! It's right on the beach and a lovely 15 minute stroll to the main promenade along the shoreline.

My only huge disappointment is that I live in Cork and it will probably be a long time before I get to visit again!!! Would go a couple of times a year if I could! We were only due to stay 1 night but within a few minutes of checking in we were already reluctant to leave and we were delighted that there was room for us for a second night. If you're looking to explore surrounding areas (including the Giant's Causeway/Rope Bridge), it's a super location!

A huge thank you to Glenda for the hospitality, chats and some exceptional memories. "Memories made at the beach last a lifetime"... :)

My advice for anyone looking at this accommodation: Don't think about it - just book it!!!!!!

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

what a fabulous place to stay unbelievale views over the strand glenda the owner couldnt do enough for us and produced a mouthwatering breakfast would highly recommend to anyone wishing to spend a few days in portstewart heather and rodney newtownabbey.

Room Tip: ask glenda for the bedroom with the big window and jacuzzi
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about At The Beach

Address: 80A Strand Road, Portstewart BT55 7LZ, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Portstewart
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Portstewart
Price Range: £100 - £110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — At The Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury B&B in Portstewart offering stylish accommodation, stunning sea views and direct access to the magnificent golden sands of Portstewart Strand. At the Beach B&B offers guests some of the most spectacular views on offer anywhere in the North Coast of Northern Ireland. Unobstructed panoramic views stretching from Portstewart Strand, Mussenden Temple, Donegal and beyond. ... more   less 
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At The Beach Portstewart, Northern Ireland

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