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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Myself and my husband stayed to celebrate our 1st Wedding Anniversary, this is our second visit to Ballygally Castle our first being 2 years ago and i can honestly say we can't wait to go back already, from our welcome at check in to our room, the food ,the delicious cocktails and the friendly and attentive staff this hotel is...

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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We had an overnight stay at the Ballygally for my birthday. This was our second trip and will certainly not be our last. The room was gorgeous with beautiful sea views. The food was wonderful and the staff were fantastic. They all made us feel so welcome, thank you.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well this place is so peaceful over looking the sea and lovely to walk along the beach the hotel staff are great on reception and Sam at dinner and his team along with Ann at breakfast puts a smile on everyone face so friendly the bedroom was overlooking the sea was big clean and warm couldn't want anything more if...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed as part of the Valentine's deal B&B and dinner. Rooms comfortable and warm with soft beds Food was good, both dinner and breakfast Bar and restaurant lacked atmosphere but we were staying mid week Staff were lovely, easy check in and out, friendly and accomodating

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely hotel, very accommodating and friendly staff (great email communication), good food and comfortable rooms. We had the Game of Thrones Afternoon Tea which we were a little disappointed by as the only thing themed about it was that it was served on a cutting board and the items had GoT names... the floors in our room needed a little...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

lovely time staying here, FIVE course meal included in the Valentines package,reason I have given 4 starts instead of five was the meringue in the dessert trio-didn't meet the same high standard as the rest of the food which was amazing!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had stayed a few times before and always enjoyed myself...this time I booked my partner and I into one of the more expensive tower rooms...on arrival the room was very cold...I spoke to the receptionist who advised the heat would be coming on soon...it did warm up,but wished I booked one of the cheaper warmer more modern bedrooms....shower wasnt great...

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ScottWeatherup, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine2244, Many thanks for the review from your recent stay with us, I am glad you found our food very good and enjoyed the atmosphere in our bar lounge. I will certainly pass your comments about the tower bedroom heat on to our Head Housekeeper to review as the heat would normally be on before check in time of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returning to Ballygally Castle the views are always breathtaking over the sea. We enjoyed the extremely comfortable cloudbeds, which make it hard to get up they are so relaxing!! The team were very helpful and welcoming and we very much enjoyed our stay in this historic building.

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ScottWeatherup, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra, Many thanks for your lovely review from your recent stay at the Ballygally Castle. I am glad you found our staff team welcoming and helpful, they will love reading your comments. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warmest Regards Scott Weatherup Assistant Hotel Manager

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well was down at the ballygally castle again and had a fab time the staff are great ,Norma Norman Scott are a great asset to the running of the place nothing to much .Even with it so busy they all have time to as if everything is ok.I again can't wait to go back as Norma Norman &Scott really do...

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ScottWeatherup, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear Kate, Many thanks for your lovely review from your recent visit. It was great to see you again and a pleasure to look after you. Hope to see you again very soon! Best Wishes Scott

Bangor, northern ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, daughter & myself had a weekend break in the Ballygally Castle hotel & really enjoyed our stay. It is set in a lovely location overlooking the beach, which we played on each night before dinner. Upon arrival we had a wonderful welcome at check-in & were intrigued when the receptionist recommended that we pay a visit to the...

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ScottWeatherup, Manager at Ballygally Castle, responded to this review

Dear SarahRS, Many thanks for your fabulous review from your recent weekend break at the hotel. I am glad to read you found your room clean, staff friendly & helpful and would highly recommend us to others. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back in the very near future. Warmest Regards Scott Weatherup Assistant Hotel Manager E: ahm@bgc.hastingshotels.com

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the scenic Antrim coast only 26 miles from Belfast and close to Larne, the Ballygally Castle faces the sandy beaches of Ballygally Bay. The Castle dates back to 1625 and is the only 17th Century building still used as a residence in Northern Ireland today. This enchanting hotel is full of character and charm. The many original castle features and antique furnishings also give the hotel a unique welcoming atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballygally Castle

Address: 274 Coast Road, Ballygally BT40 2QZ, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballygally
Price Range: €123 - €233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ballygally Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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Ballygally Castle Hotel Ballygally
Castle Hotel Ballygally
Ballygally Castle County Antrim
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“book the newer more modern rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Lorraine2244, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You need to try this hotel and when you do the welcome you get will be just like us and have you booking it again and again”
 of 5 bubbles katie195752, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms would have a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles SarahRS, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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