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Selection of children's wetsuits for guests to use.
Utility kitchen
Landing with child/pet stair gate.
Downstairs toilet
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
The river Bann estuary at Castlerock beach
Bike shed
Musenden Temple - 20 minutes walk through a beautiful estate
Castlerock beach
Giants Causeway 30 minutes drive away
Carrick-a-rede rope bridge - 30 minutes drive along the stunning Antrim coastline
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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Castlerock, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

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Excellent - based on 21 reviews
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Linda P
Level 6 Contributor
177 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“A home from home....”
Reviewed 15 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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A spacious and obviously loved family home... all you need is provided. The house is immaculately maintained! Every detail is considered from deck chairs for the garden for warm weather, books and DVDS for grey days, to spare mattresses under beds in the children's bedroom for unexpected guests!!!

The house is a short walk from the village and beach and of Black Glen with its access to Downhill Demesne and Mussenden Temple. The historic temple balances on the cliff edge and over looks nearby Downhill beach...

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Liked best: It was a home!!!!
Liked least: The weather lol
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Feb 2016
Hi Linda. Apologies for the slow response. I have only just stumbled upon your lovely review.
Delighted that you had a great summer break last year. Please feel free to get in touch should you wish to stay again.

Regards, Keith
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Eileen P
Dublin, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Lovely place to stay”
Reviewed 7 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

My husband and two teenagers stayed here for.a couple of days. The house was perfect and had everything you could possibly want including free wi-fi which is very important for the teenagers. The house was within walking distance of the town,beach and golf club. The owner was very hellpful and accomodating.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
10 Jul 2015
Thank you for the lovely comments. I hope all went well with the golf tournament and hopefully see you again next year. Regards, Keith
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Lynn M
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Relaxing surroundings and clean environment. ..great place to explore from!!”
Reviewed 16 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Clean property in a quiet area. Perfect for exploring coast or even a trip to Donegal! Pet friendly and adequate space can park right atcfront of house. Would def recommend ...only complaint is im not a keen walker and house is right at the back end of the delevopment...its a pity it isn't a bit closer to the beach and shops... x

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Management Response
17 Jun 2015
Thanks for the great review Lynn, I'm really glad you enjoyed your break. As you say, it is a very quiet & secure cul-de-sac but unfortunately that come with the price of being at the end of the line.
Hope to see you again. Regards, Keith.
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MrsAlison...
Preston
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Homely, welcoming, quiet and relaxing place to stay”
Reviewed 7 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Had a great week staying at Yellow Cottage - set in a lovely, quiet, road within five minutes walk of all the amenities that Castlerock has to offer.
The cottage had everything we needed (including free wifi) and Keith bent over backwards to make sure our stay was comfortable and relaxing.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Yellow Cottage - it's a grand place to stay.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Jun 2015
Thanks Alison, I really appreciate your comments. See you next year hopefully. Regards, Keith.
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JanKellyR...
Los Angeles, California
1 review
“We had a wonderful time, Keith is great.”
Reviewed 29 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014

Our stay was great. Keith set up a tree for us and made sure we enjoyed our stay. It was wonderful. Would definitely recommend the cottage.

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Liked best: The owner is very nice
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
  • 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
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Management Response
29 Dec 2014
Thanks for the lovely review Janice, much appreciated. Enjoy the rest of your trip and have a happy new.
Cheers, Keith
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