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The Homestead Guest House
Ranked #4 of 6 Cairnryan B&B and Inns
Larne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Good value B and B”
Reviewed 1 August 2014

To be honest I had read the reviews on this hotel only a fe days before my stay. I was dreading the stay based on the poor review someone else had just given relating to 24th July. However was I surprised and thankful !!!!!

The B and B was very close to the P&O ferry terminal. We had a warm welcome even though it was nearly 10pm. We found the rooms well decorated with all linens coordinated and very clean. There was adequate towels and bed linen for 3 people even though we had initially booked for 2. We had satellite TV, tea making facilities and bottled water available in the room. During our stay we left very early in the mornings prior to breakfast, however we were offered packed lunch to make up for the lack of breakfast. We did accept breakfast on one of the days and we were surprised at the standard and amount of food and drinks provided. Probably the only disappointing thing was the small ensuite and lack of lock on ensuite door. However all the facilities within the ensuite were adequate including the shower which a previous comment mentioned was non existing. I would diff recommend this B and B to anyone.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

Nice warm greeting from the owner, told me all that I needed to know plus other stuff! Shown to the room was clean a little cramped in but okay for 1 night. Even had a sky box a first for me! The bed was very comfortable just worried that I would over sleep! There is a alarm next to the bed. Left to early for breakfast so did me a takeaway pack up.
A lovely B&B would recommend and will be back.
Oh and perfect for the Ireland ferry dead opp the driveway

Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

This B&B is about as close as it gets for the P&O ferry. On arrival we received a lovely warm welcome and were shown to our room. We had the smallest room available ( a double) and this may not be suitable to a less mobile couple as it is slightly tight around the far side of the bed. However the room lacked for nothing and was impeccably and tastefully decorated to a high standard. We were shown the other rooms which were much more spacious so next time we'll ring before we book. Next morning before our mid morning crossing we had a truly wonderful breakfast, cooked to order including fresh fruit and home made compote.
As good a Scottish B&B as we have stayed in

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

my wife and i were travelling to n ireland from the ferry at cairnryan and stayed again at the homestead b & b, this is probably the 4 or 5 time we have stayed here, and the quality and service has remained the same beautiful rooms, had the benefit of new beds in our room, we always ask for the room at the front good for a cup of tea and watch the world go by. the true judge of anywhere is to go several times and the high standards at the homestead have not changed from the rooms ,the excellent choose and quality of the breakfast or the lovely hosts it is great value for money

Room Tip: even the front facing rooms are quiet and we had a great nights sleep
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Another great night's sleep! My husband and I always stay at the Homestead when catching the ferry to Ireland. The Homestead must be at the top of the list when selecting the best B & B. Very clean and comfortable rooms and house. You would travel the world to match Margaret's hospitality. She will do anything she can to make your visit A*. The delicious breakfast, served exactly as you like it, will set you up for the rest of the day and more!!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Warminster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

Excellent family-run B&B, you can clearly see great pride is taken in the cleanliness, service and quality of food served. Margaret is a very welcoming host and treated us as if we're part of the family and she couldn't do enough for us. We had travelled overnight from South Cerney and parked outside until check-in time but Margaret came and got us early and put on breakfast, can't ask better than that! Will definitely go back to Homestead when we're in the area again.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

Credit where credit is due. I travelled up from Bristol and got a lovely reception.This B&B is truly excellent, spotless rooms and beds, excellent breakfast, lovely friendly host (Margaret) and great value for money.
You honestly could not ask for anything more, I had that lovely feeling of being fully satisfied with the service I received when I left the next morning, can't say that very often now days.

Brian McCann from Bristol

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Property: The Homestead Guest House
Address: Cairnryan, Cairnryan DG9 8QX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Cairnryan
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Ranked #4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Cairnryan
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Homestead Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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