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Forestside House
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Forestside House
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Very good
30 reviews
Forestside House
Forestside House Ballycastle
Ample car parking space at Forestside House and Cottage
Open Fire Living Room
Large well equipped kitchen
Typical family room
All bed linen hotel quality
All bed linen hotel quality
2 cots available in Forestside House
All bathrooms with bath and shower enclosure
Dining room with extendable table
Private gated entrance with ample car parking
Fully enclosed gardens
Children's play area
Private lane
Spacious fully tiled hallways
Patio with Charcoal or Gas BBQ available
we are only a short drive from ballycastle golf course
we are only a short drive from the ferry terminal to rathlin island
early morning mist on rathlin island
Fair Head Ballycastle
We are located 12 miles from the world heritage site the Giant's Causeway
Clare Forest is a short walk from the house and cottage
Ballintoy harbour at sun set
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7 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Very good - based on 30 reviews
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Glend5
Armagh, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Super house”
Reviewed 5 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed at the end of May to celebrate our parents 40th wedding anniversary. We found that the house exceeded our expectations, rooms where very spacious and beds comfortable, kitchen well equipped and a good size dining room. Only let down for us was lack of seating in the kitchen. Perhaps if there could be another stool or two at the breakfast area. The garden and extra kids play equipment was a big bonus for the children. It felt very safe with the gate closed to let children play outdoors. Location was ideal for exploring the north coast. We all enjoyed our stay.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
9 Jun 2013
Many thanks for reviewing you stay at forestside house,I was pleased to hear that the house exceeded your expectations and the everyone enjoyed there stay,thanks for also pointing out the issue with the lack of seating around the breakfast bar area,which has now been resolved with the addition of extra seating.
Hope to see everyone back sometime soon,best wishes Ian
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Louise O
London
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic holiday had by all”
Reviewed 20 December 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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person found this review helpful

We had a great holiday during end of August 2012. We stayed for a week. We had a family party of 10. Accomodation was clean and tidy, lots of space for everyone. There were a few bits that needed a quick lick of paint but after a summer let nothing that you would not expect. Owners were closing house for a refurb after we left which we were surprised at We had a problem with the dishwasher but owner came out following day whilst we were out as agreed and fixed this. Ian was very friendly and deposit was returned in full. Would defiantly recommend

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Liked best: The size and comfort of the property
Liked least: Property was a little bit out of town
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups
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Management Response
6 Jan 2013
Thanks for taking the time to review your stay,i was glad to hear that you all enjoyed you stay,and look forward to seeing you all back sometime soon.Happy new year Ian.
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: size and quality of house
Liked least: appliances such as fridge, cooker and dishwasher could be updated but are all operational - trial and error
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
8 Dec 2012
Thanks for taking the time to post this review,i was pleased to here that you all enjoyed your stay at Forestside house and look forward to seeing all back again some time soon.Best wishes.Ian
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belfast
Reviewed 15 November 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: the location
Liked least: leaving to go home.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
8 Dec 2012
Thanks very much for taking the time to post this kind review,very pleased that you all enjoyed the stay with us at forestside house, and look forward to seeing everyone back soon.Best wishes Ian
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Sheila M
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed 1 October 2012 for a stay in June 2012
1
person found this review helpful

Stayed here for 10 days at the end of June with my extended family and also relatives who were over from Wales,we had a fabulous time here,the house is set in its own grounds,with a great garden,enclosed and very safe for the kids to play in,also loads of car parking space,loved the way the place lights up at night,we had 14 in our group and found the house large enough to cope with us all,everyone had their own room,and with 3bathrooms all with bath tub and showers no problems getting washed in the mornings either.Loved the kitchen which was modern and very well equipped,also the great big dinning table which was big enough for us all to sit around.50 inch tv and most of the sky channels kept the kid amused in the evenings and the free wifi was a bonus.Great location with fantastic views of the surrounding Forest,would definitely recommend the place to anyone looking for selfcatering accommodation suitable for large groups and family's .

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Liked best: Size of the house,and it location
Liked least: Weather
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
15 Nov 2012
Thanks for taking the time to post this review,great to know that you enjoyed your stay with us at forestsidehouse house,look forward to seeing you all back sometime soon.Ian
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