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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 May 2014

We stayed at the Downshire Arms on 14-May and 15-May. We thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of our stay here. The room was clean and comfortable; the bathroom was very modern. We slept quite soundly despite the fact that our room was situated above the bar. The hot breakfast was plentiful and delicious. We stayed at 8 hotels/B&Bs over a 12-day...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Stayed here a couple of times. The breakfast here was by far the best Irish breakfast i have eaten in all of Ireland Big Call i know but everything was on the plate. It had the potato bread, soda bread eggs bacon black pudding etc.The atmosphere was great. Staff professional. Comfortable beds and beautiful rooms with modern facilities. Only negative...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I have stayed here on 4 occasions now, so been in several of the rooms, all of which are spacious with generous sized en-suites. As a solo, I feel safe and welcomed by all of the staff. Bar meals are excellent with hefty portions. I felt this time so well looked after by the receptionist, young waitress who sat next...

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1Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

Stopped here alone on business. Staff fantastic, food fantastic, room & facilities fantastic. All in all... Fantastic :0) Would definately recommend this hotel and would stay again. Nice friendly bar, feels like a good local pub also on site.

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1Thank Dave W
Banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Would just like to say a massive thank you to the Downshire Arms Hotel staff and management for making my husbands surprise 60th party such a success. From the moment I enquired about the party until the last guest had left the staff bent over backwards to ensure that everything ran smoothly and they even managed to keep me calm...

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Linton, Swadlincote
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Once again we visited this wonderful hotel in Banbridge. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, especially Kelly, Chelsea, Steven, Debbie Ann, Holly, Kelly, Anna, in fact all of them. A great friendly place to stay & the food is amazing & very well priced! We stayed over a week & ate in most nights. The breakfast is excellent, thank...

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2Thank Dawn J
Wiltshire
Reviewed 9 March 2014

I stayed at this hotel in January with my mother. This hotel has wonderful character, is well located and has free parking. The rooms were of a high standard, very clean, warm and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious and the food we ate in the cosy bar was also very good. It does get busy in the bar, particularly at...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2014

traveled the world stayed in hong kong thailand singapore dubai sydney (derry city) must say of all the hotels i have stayed in i must say the downshire arms hotel has to be the best hotel i have stayed in before i booked in i asked the mangement (james) if he could have floweres and irish meat at the hotel...

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Visited the Downshire with my wife last night for a meal. Everything was excellent from start to finish. Nice menu, very reasonable prices, generous portions, attentive staff and beautifully cooked food! Not to mention a great atmosphere. ***Big thanks to Liz at reception for getting us a table as we hadn't booked.*** The Downshire is definitely worth a visit if...

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1Thank Colin M
Tandragee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2014

What can I say after coming here for many years yet again another beautiful lunch, great service friendly staff and great value for a Saturday lunch. After shopping all afternoon went back for a drink. The Downshire never disappoints love it - keep up the good work Nigel and your team.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Downshire Arms Hotel & Restaurant
Downshire Arms Hotel & Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Downshire Arms Hotel

Address: 95 Newry Street, Banbridge BT32 3EF, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Banbridge
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Downshire Arms Hotel Banbridge, Northern Ireland
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“Get a room at the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles coachIreland, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 is ideal for guests with wheelchair; Room 10 is ideal for vicarious enjoyment of Saturday night disco and sport on Beer Garden TV!”
 of 5 bubbles U150FDirenem, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We use the specially adapted disabled room. When you phone to make a booking just let them know what you would like.”
 of 5 bubbles Peter19053, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try not to get a room over the bar”
 of 5 bubbles Traveler53630, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room not above bar as sound travel's to a few rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Q6993WThelenb, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
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