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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland

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Paul D
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3 reviews
“Absolutely superb holiday home with a welcome that would be hard to beat.”
Reviewed 30 October 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Nothing was too much trouble for Pat the owner. The games room with table football was great for keeping the grandchildren entertained while we were making meals or just wanted a quiet half hour. A convenient location for southern end of Northern Ireland and northern end of Eire. Lots to do in surrounding area whether you enjoy walking, sports or other interests.
We will definitely use this accommodation again when we return to the area.Well kept, clean and has most things you would do find in your own home. Great views from quiet location.
We even managed to get a takeaway delivered from Banbridge (7 miles away) when the car broke down.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
1 Nov 2015
Hi Paul,
Many thanks for taking the time to review Fernhill Lodge on tripadvisor.
We are glad you and family enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit.
Kind regards
Pat Tumilty
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David M
2 reviews
“All you could want from a holiday home”
Reviewed 26 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Our second stay at Fernhill.
Large, well equipped bungalow, clean, warm and good value with a friendly and helpful owner - Pat.
We chose to stay here because it is an ideal holiday let:
lots of space (including two bathrooms),
well equipped (big TV and WiFi),
great kitchen (big table to sit at plus lovely view to the Mournes),
games room (so boys can be noisy without disturbing the oldies),
lots of space outside (for parking and running about, away from the road),
close to Rathfriland town (includes big Milestone/Nisa store for large range of fresh food),
close to interesting places (Mournes, Newcastle, Strangford Lough, Ring of Gullion, etc)
close to Belfast (lots to do on a wet day) and Lisburn (flumes at LeisurePlex excellent)
and Pat the owner, always obliging and happy to help.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Management Response
27 Oct 2015
To David and Jaine,
Thanks for taking the time to review our property 'Fernhill Lodge'
Pat Tumilty
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Lairg, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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743Cheryl...
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
2 reviews
“Beautiful country setting!”
Reviewed 7 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Members of our family enjoyed the hospitality and thoughtfulness of Pat, the owner. If you have never traveled to Northern Ireland, be advised that the Irish are very friendly and helpful and expect you to care for their country as they do. Plan to recycle and conserve energy. Because this is a country setting a rental car is advised. But remember that the Irish drive on the left. The roads are narrow and very curvy and take some getting used to. My son-in-law rented a bike and logged 234 miles in 6 days! He saw and took stunningly beautiful pictures of the country. The kitchen is well equipped. We liked the flexibility of the sleeping arrangements. We were traveling with a 15 month old and Pat kindly set up a portable crib and provided a highchair and even a few age appropriate toys. The bedrooms can be set up with twin or king beds depending on your particular needs. Another pleasant surprise was that we found handheld hair dryers in the drawer! Our only request for possible improvement would be explicit directions for running the washer and dryer. (we never could get the dryer to work and please note that it is only to be used between the hours of 1 and 8 AM - off-peak hours) Outside and inside clotheslines are provided, however due to the nature of the Irish weather (rainy) the outside one's use is very limited. There is Wi-Fi provided which is very useful in planning activities.

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Liked best: Peaceful Country Setting
Travelling group: Other
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Leme, France
Reviewed 16 July 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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