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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Quiet b&b. James is very friendly & welcoming. Always had a story to tell & has a great sense of humour. Breakfast was lovely and scenery lovely to. The only down side was its not very private. We had a bedroom in a house. You have to leave your room to go to the bathroom, which u don't share with...

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San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The view was spectacular and the amenities terrific. James Curran, the proprietor, was an excellent host and we enjoyed his conversation at his perfectly cooked breakfasts (James has a special technique for frying eggs) where we talked about his over 100 trips to London, many trips to Scotland, and Van Morrison. James has an diverse collection of books in the...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

just had 2 day visit to oystercatcher guest house, very welcoming host, great local knowledge, Beautiful clean rooms with great views of sea and mountains, especially upper glass veranda. Lovely breakfast/ lots of choice plus healthy smoothies! Whole house can be rented out on occasion. Would like to stay again

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was our second stay at the fantastic Oystercatcher. It is a home from home and far more than a traditional BnB.Wonderful bed and breakfast. Hosts, James couldn't be more welcoming, helpful and kind. Every whim catered for! Abundance of local knowledge!....Lots of humour and interesting stories! You eat the delicious and wholesome breakfast, you don't have to eat again...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place! Beautiful cottage, the host was really welcoming and the rooms were a great size and really clean. Managed to get a room that sleeps 3 people which we had struggled with previously. Great spot right on the sea front. Friendly village and a 5 minute drive from the busier Warren Point. The lady that makes the breakfasts was...

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with the location and the B&B, James is a great host with plenty of local knowledge and makes you feel very welcome and at home ! A very well furnished house with magnificent views of the coastline and mountains , I will be back again and have already recommended the Oystercatcher to my friends & family.

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Just back from 3 nights in The Oystercatcher. Loved it here. I can understand why it is known as the best in Rostrevor. Lovely King size room with very large bathroom and private balcony with views of Carlingford Lough. Very clean, comfortable and homely. Excellent breakfasts and very friendly people. Thanks James and Bernie for your wonderful hospitality. Will definitely...

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

I stayed at the oystercatcher for a night with my partner and mum. The B&B is on a lovely little square facing the beautiful Carlingford lough, backed by Kilbroney forest. The area is quiet, but less than 10 minutes walk take you into the centre of Rostrevor with its little pubs and lovely restaurants. The owners, James and Bernie are...

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Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The host, James, says he has opened his home as a B&B to meet interesting people. And it's the personal warmth and conversation that mark The Oystercatcher out as a place I'd recommend with a heart and a half. It's informal, relaxed, and extremely friendly. The setting is fabulous... The roof patio overlooking Carlingford Lough is perfect for sipping prosecco...

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay, host was lovely, fantastic views and lucky to get some nice weather. Enjoyed the local music scene, the session had me singing into the small hours as you'd expect ;) I will definitely be back here to play a few more tunes with James 👍 Some top places to eat, " the church" and "the old...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Oystercatcher

Address: 2 Victoria Square, Rostrevor BT34 3EU, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Rostrevor
Price Range: €66 - €87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Oystercatcher 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“top room great views.”
 of 5 bubbles chrissywhyssy, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the same room as before with wonderful views over Carlingford Lough towards the Cooley Mountains and really comfortable beds”
 of 5 bubbles ronyfitz, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top floor room has amazing views, and an ensuit. Access to roof terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles 861selinaw, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The loft room is very spacious and light and offers a large comfy double and single bed with a good sized ensuite.”
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“The family room was large and had a separate room for kid/s if anyone wished to travel with kids.”
 of 5 bubbles ronniemageean74, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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