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35 reviews
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Lough Gill within 100 Meters of Cottage
View from Front Gate, Knocknarea and Ballysodare Bay in the backround
New bathroom
Bedroom # 1
Main Bathroom
Kitchen
Dining Room
Loads of Parking and Secure Drive
Sitting Room with Satellite TV and Playstation
Back Garden
Back Garden
Hens for on site free range eggs
Patio Area Other direction
Patio area for barbecue which is supplied (GAS)
Top Bedroom
bathroom number 2 with Shower
Large front garden
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Sligo, County Sligo, Western Ireland

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Dean L
Hamilton, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Exactly as shown and described in Tripadvisor”
Reviewed 25 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Hugh and Catriona greeted us as we arrived - Hugh walked us through each room of the cottage, showing us where everything was. We are 2 senior Canadian couples and particulary appreciated his introduction to the heating and hot water systems as the setup is very different from a Canadian heat & hot water system. Even with his run thru, it took time to fully understand it. As previous reviewers have mentioned, the welcome package was great - the bread, butter, milk, jam and dozen free range eggs were most appreciated! Even got additional eggs during the week!
Hugh was quick to answer our questions and provided helpful Sligo and area arractions, pubs, restaurants, grocery stores etc.
Warned us about the one way streets in Sligo and provided directions to assist us in driving the area. When Alex and Mary, the other couple with us encountered wifi issues, Hugh provided a workaround for them.

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Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
26 Sep 2016
Hi Dean and Lorraine. It was our pleasure to offer advice on what Sligo has to offer. We are glad you enjoyed the stay and that your were happy with Old Farm Cottage. Thank you. Hugh and Catriona
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Geraldine...
Enfield, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect Location for Town and Country”
Reviewed 14 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Booked the cottage as a family of 5 (three teenagers) in preference to a hotel in town. The cottage is close to town (5-7 min drive) but in a very scenic spot. A great size to spread out in as a family and everything you need provided - including a generous welcome basket. Hugh and Catriona were lovely - very helpful with advice on sights and restaurants to try and always easy to contact. Kids loved having chickens outside and sheep in the field next to us. If we come back to Sligo (very likely) we will definitely book again.

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Liked best: Location and space
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Aug 2016
Thank you Geraldine and Family. Glad you enjoyed Sligo and Old Farm Cottage. Hopefully better luck next time at the Sligo Races.

Kind Regards
Hugh and Catriona
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MickeyJam...
Dublin
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Cosy cottage”
Reviewed 11 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Cosy 3 bed room cottage with great garden for kids to play.
The hens were a big hit with our little one.
The eggs were the best we've ever tasted.
Hugh was very helpful and kind.
Great location, very close to Lough Gill and Dooney Rock.

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Liked best: The fresh eggs and the location
Liked least: can't think of anything
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
13 Apr 2016
Thank you Michaela. Glad you enjoyed the week and the hits were a hit. Kind Regards. Hugh
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Brest, France
Reviewed 7 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

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Liked best: la situation de la maison, les oeufs frais tous les jours, l'accueil des propriétaires, le wifi.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
7 Nov 2015
Many Thanks. It was great having you are you were fantastic guests.
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Costadell
Winchelsea, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic country property close to Sligo”
Reviewed 6 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Very good communication with the owner Hugh before arrival. We were amazed by the welcome basket-eggs from the hens at the back of the cottage, butter, Catriona's homemade bread and jam and wine! The cottage had everything we needed;it is warm and cosy and outside there is an enormous garden, which is great for kids. There is ample off-road parking. The situation is fantastic, with panoramic views towards Knocknarea and the sea. A short walk along the lane brings you to the top of the hill, with a breath-taking view of Lough Gill. Sligo is within very easy reach and may be accessed by foot along the side of the Garavogue River. Hugh is a mine of local information and he cannot do enough to make your stay a success. Highly recommended.

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Liked best: Situation. Friendly welcome.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
7 Nov 2015
Many thanks. We are glad you enjoyed all Sligo has to offer including Sligo live which was on during your stay
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