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“Very comfortable with everything we needed”
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Sitting Room showing fireplace with historic oak beam. Large well-equipped kitchen with full laundry facilities.
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Magnificent Front door
Sitting Room showing fireplace with historic oak beam.
Large well-equipped kitchen with full laundry facilities.
Dining Area with window commemorating Lilian Bland's first flight.
Lilian Bland Bedroom (upstairs) with direct views over Belfast Lough.  Has ensuite.
Lilian Bland ensuite with luxury powerful shower
Dimity Bedroom (upstairs) overlooking patio.  Has ensuite.
Dimity Ensuite with luxury powerful shower.
Gingham Rose Bedroom (upstairs) with windows on opposite walls getting evening and morning sun.
Gingham Rose Ensuite with large shower cubicle with luxury powerful shower.  Roll top bath
Edwardian Lady Bedroom (downstairs) looking onto south-facing patio garden.
Garden Room with twin beds looking onto south-facing patio garden.
Downstairs (2 steps up) shower room with luxury powerful shower.
Partial view of lough from Lilian Bland 4 Poster Room
View of Coach House Garden
Dining area with window commemorating Lilian Bland's first flight
Outside View of the Coach House
Georgian main residence overlooking Belfast Lough
Front view of The Coach House
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Cottage -
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Belfast, Northern Ireland

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Howardini...
The Hague, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very comfortable with everything we needed”
Reviewed 10 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We visited Belfast for a family wedding, and this is our 2nd stay in the Coach House. Plenty of room for extended family to get together, but also to have some down time away from everyone. The new downstairs bathroom for the ground floor twin and double rooms, is really handy and well finished. A problem with the TV was sorted out straight away, not surprisingly "operator error" was at fault :-) A great view from the bedroom overlooking the lough. Whiteabbey is only a 10 minute drive into the city with good local services. Many thanks Rosemary, we'll be back.

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Liked best: Views and location
Liked least: Neighbour opposite previosuly complained about us parking on the street, not this time round though
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
14 Mar 2016
Many thanks for giving our beautiful Coach House such a magnificent review. It was a pleasure having you and your extended family to stay and we hope that you will return.
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Ajay29038...
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great House in superb position”
Reviewed 16 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This is a lovely house and in a very convenient position for travelling around Northern Ireland and Belfast. The house has everything that you need, lovely comfortable beds, 3 of the bedrooms have an ensuite and the kitchen/dining room is extremely large and roomy. We took our 2 teenage grandchildren and they simply loved the house. There is a lovely patio area where we sat and had breakfast a couple of mornings, when the weather was kind to us. So lovely and peaceful. The beach is only a few minutes stroll away through a private door, quite quaint. Thank you for the lemon drizzle cake, which was scrummy, and being able to make a cup of tea as soon as we got there was brilliant! Would definitely recommend this property.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
19 Aug 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our beautiful Coach House after your visit and for all the very complimentary things you said about it. We appreciate this very much as it gives a genuine view of the property for other visitors. We're so pleased that you enjoyed this very special trip with your grandchildren. Again, our thanks.
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theis
Kelvedon, Essex, UK
Level 6 Contributor
174 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“Accommodation that lives up to your expectations”
Reviewed 9 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Having enjoyed a stay last year at the old Rectory, this year we were delighted to be able to book the Coach House from Abbey Self-catering.

Again, we stayed as a party of 6 for two weeks, though this time we had the added benefits of a fifth bedroom. This property now has a downstairs shower room and a very nice room it is too (for those with mobility issues, although this is on the ground floor it is up a few stairs from the main ground floor level).

The rooms were of a high decorative standard, as one would expect from this provider and we had a very enjoyable and relaxing stay at the property. Car parking is in a driveway beside the property and can accommodate two cars, three small cars at a pinch.

There is a lovely garden and patio area for the exclusive use of this property but unfortunately the Northern Irish weather conspired to prevent us for using it. We hope to rectify this on a future visit. Which means, yes, we plan to stay at this property again.

As experienced last year, we cannot complement enough the assistance provided by the owners, should this be required, and the peace to get on with one's holiday afforded by them when there is no need to call upon them.

The property is a short drive from the Belfast ferry terminals and it is an excellent starting point to travel to any location in Northern Ireland. It has a range of facilities nearby - shops, restaurants, coastal walk/cycle path, parks, playground and open air exercise equipment.

Tempted to say we would not recommend the property to a friend (only to ensure is is available when we next wish to stay there) but in all honesty I couldn't, I can recommend it to anyone.

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Liked best: It is somewhere one can feel at home when on holiday.
Liked least: Having to leave at the end of the holiday
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
10 Aug 2015
We were delighted to have you and your family back to stay with us and greatly appreciate you giving The Coach House such an excellent review. Really glad you enjoyed your stay and are planning another visit.
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vbowen1
Arnaudville, Louisiana
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Charming House”
Reviewed 21 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This is a charming house with wonderful views of the water and a lovely garden. It is within easy walking distance to the small town of Whiteabbey for restaurants, the grocery, etc. and a short taxi or bus ride into Belfast. Rosemary and Abigail were great to work with and most accommodating. We would definitely stay here again.

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Liked best: Beautiful views of the water
Liked least: Dryer took forever to dry the clothes
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
  • 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
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Management Response
29 May 2015
We're so pleased that you decided to spend a few extra days in Ireland and visit us here in the North and we really appreciate your taking the time to write about your stay in The Coach House and giving us such a good review. I shall look into the matter of the dryer as I hadn't realised that it was giving trouble.
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coryh330
Orillia, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Stay”
Reviewed 19 April 2015 for a stay in May 2014

My family stayed at the Coach House in May of 2014. Our host was absolutely lovely, she looked after us very well. The house was the perfect base for our family to enjoy my sisters week long wedding festivities. The kitchen was fully equipped and the furnishings were lovely.
You couldn't ask for a more perfect home away from home!

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Liked best: I loved the personality of the home! Charming and historic with all the modern day amenities!
Liked least: I had to leave
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway 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 this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
29 May 2015
Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay in The Coach House and for giving us such an excellent review. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will have another special occasion and return!
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