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Cheap and very cheerful

I was photographing a wedding in nearby Ballyliffin and didn't fancy the long drive home late at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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Location, history,a warm welcome and Irish music

We stayed at the North Pole. Hilda the owner was welcoming and very helpful with lots of local... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was photographing a wedding in nearby Ballyliffin and didn't fancy the long drive home late at night. I'll be clear, I would have paid the room rate for the shower alone, which I believe probably removed two layers of skin. The bed was comfortable,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Worth a stop on your travels through Inishowen. Great spot for a traditional singing session - usually Friday night! Recently refurbished and now offering food and accommodation. Hill walkers heading for Slieve Sneacht will enjoy a start and finish here. So stop for a drink,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Patsy_Toland
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We stayed at the North Pole. Hilda the owner was welcoming and very helpful with lots of local information. The location on the Inishowen Peninsular was well positioned with ready access to many remote and beautiful places. The history of the place was also very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Dason1
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is an ideal location for golfers playing Ballyliffin.Hilda and her husband could not be more hospitable. The rooms are fresh and clean and there was a very good atmosphere in the bar.Breakfast was very good.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank james c
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Hilda, the innkeeper, was lovely. She recently remodeled the B&B and it was pristine. Although the property is attached to a pub, it was very quiet (I was there midweek). Her breakfasts were great and she was very helpful with local information. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Called here to break journey one day in July we had a few drinks and coffee and enjoyed our stop. Will go back.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Noel M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Owner is lovely warm woman and would recommend here to anyone. The room was very clean, comfortable and modern

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank meemsers
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stayed here for one night and the beds were so comfortable (especially after a long drive from Dublin!). We arrived at 10:30pm and Hilda was able to accommodate our late arrival. The bar is very warm and there is an amazing atmosphere to it....More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank lynchpeter
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Absolute gem of a places.Hilda and Liam are a lovely couple.place is spotless and loved the homemade wheaten bread for breakfast.locals are very friendly and welcoming well worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank angelajordan158
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

See my review on the other page for this establishment "THE North Pole" - excellent! Dietary requirements accommodated and clean modern rooms!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank carolinekirk83
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