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Bangor, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

An overnight stay to help friends celebrate a wedding anniversary led us to this wonderful gem in the quiet of the countryside. Our rooms were spacious comfortable and spotless. There were "extra" touches every where. Really flavoursome tea bags and fresh milk for the complementary drinks tray with home made shortbread. Cleansing wipes and all other possible niceties in the... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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232 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We had to cancel our original booking in April due to a death in our family. Jan and Paul very sympathetically worked with us to re-arrange another date as the stay was a gift from our children. What a genuinely lovely couple and what a wonderful place to stay. We had the River room; a large, very comfortable and tastefully... More 

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1 Thank NELLE1
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

What really stands out about the Mill is its authenticity (it genuinely was a mill, with the mill-wheel preserved in the house) and little touches that make you feel at home immediately, relaxed in the Irish countryside. The rooms were beautiful and well-kept, but not showy; with home made treats upon arrival and flowers from the garden. If you come... More 

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1 Thank Rob W
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

A quirky haven in my mid life crisis. This was the venue for my 50th birthday sleepover, breakfast and cycle. It was beautiful, comfortable and memorable. Wonderful breakfast, delightful hostess and stunning scenery. Roll on 60!

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2 Thank JMNoteman
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We stayed at the Mill at Balloo for 4 nights whilst visiting friends and touring the area. Accommodation was first class with our “hosts” looking after our every interest. Our room was adjacent to the millstream with a delightful sitting room. The full Irish breakfasts set us up for the rest of the day. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank HenryandRamona
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82 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We were made very welcome from the start, the house is full of character, everything is immaculately presented. breakfast was relaxed friendly atmosphere, the food was well presented and tasty..can't go wrong.

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1 Thank nigeltheshed
Dublin
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Paul and Janice are excellent hosts. Communication prior to arrival was excellent, and while we were there they were very friendly and helpful. They gave us tips where to run (quiet country roads with stunning views), candid local restaurant reviews, and useful info about things to do. The rooms were stunning and the breakfast delicious. We'll be back!

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2 Thank PADIfan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

We have just had the most beautiful, relaxing stay in this wonderful house! The hosts are fabulous and we felt as if we had been invited to stay in their home - not like paying guests. The rooms are beautiful and breakfast was superb! Highly recommended !!!

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1 Thank Ljkane
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 2015

My friends and I have just returned from an absolutely delightful one night stay in Mill at Balloo. We enjoyed the ambiance of The Beam Room complete with original features of the corn mill and The River Room was equally enchanting. It was a pleasure to meet Janice and Paul Acheson who run this beautiful establishment and served us the... More 

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1 Thank Jill H
Aberdeen
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

Blown away by this exceptional B&B - its more like a 5 star hotel and some! Location is idyllic - The hosts are so lovely and nothing is too much trouble for them. So much privacy for a B&B also. Cant wait until I have an excuse to go back to Ireland to stay again. Definitely recommend this B&B to... More 

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Address: 9a Mill Road, Balloo | Ballyministragh, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Killinchy
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms were all first class”
 of 5 bubbles 360lesleyw, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Two rooms, both lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles SineadMcLean, 24 May 2014 | Read review
“We had the river room and it was really nice, the other room is nice too but the river room is down by the river (funnily enough) and just a really nice spot”
  • Conservatory off the river room bedroom
  • River room bedroom
 of 5 bubbles RMR1984, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Only a choice of two!”
 of 5 bubbles Stormer49, 19 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Try the River room, you won't be disappointed!”
 of 5 bubbles bear8618, 1 Nov 2013 | Read review
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