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Cairn Bay Lodge

Self Assessed
278 Seacliff, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5HS, United Kingdom


4.9/5 from 82 Reviews

100% Would Recommend


  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Beauty or spa facilities
  • Children's menu
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Cairn Bay Lodge

(82 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.7
  • Value 4.7
  • Friendliness 5.0
  • Cleanliness 4.9
  • Facilities 4.7
  • Service 4.9
  • Location 4.9

Review Overall Rating

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Cairn Bay Lodge Information


Cairn Bay Lodge has been sitting watching the sun rise and gazing over beautiful Ballyholme Bay, the Irish Sea and beyond for the last 100 years. It is now an award winning guesthouse and home to the Mullen family who have been welcoming guests from around the world for the last twenty years. Ideally situated on the Mourne Coastal Route, a perfect base to explore Belfast, the Ards Peninsula and the stunning North Coast. Our Starfish Cafe is a pretty special place where guests, locals, families and friends are all welcome. Serving breakfast, brunch and great coffee with food and views to die for. Healthy simple flavours, some with a twist or a kick, using the best of local seasonal produce, there is something that everyone can enjoy. Stunning sea views or cosy corners by the fire, this really is a destination for delicious food! Voya Organic Seaweed spa and Guinot treatments available in our Sea Beauty Salon. From Bangor cycle along beautiful coastal scenery to lovely forest parks and wooded glens. Relax in atmospheric pubs or enjoy freshly caught fish in some of our great local restaurants At the heart of Bangor lies Ireland’s largest marina where over 600 yachts lie berthed. You can watch sailing races around the lough or take a boat trip to unique island bird sanctuaries. Wind surf or swim from long golden beaches or trace a fascinating Christian heritage in a town founded by Saint Comgall nearly 1500 years ago. Whether you’re on the road by yourself or travelling with the whole team, we’ve got the perfect room for you. All unique and individually styled, some with stunning sea views across the bay and others to the garden. All rooms come with comfy beds, Voya certified organic seaweed toiletries, flat screen TV/, free wifi, tea/coffee making facilities and complimentary Irish munchies. Cycle by beautiful coastal scenery to lovely forest parks and wooded glens. Relax in atmospheric pubs or enjoy freshly caught fish in fantastic restaurants


  • Baggage store
  • Beauty or spa facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Books, DVD, games
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • Sauna
  • Wakeup call
  • Bike lock-up
  • High speed internet
  • WiFi internet
  • Meet & greet service
  • Shop/boutique
  • Breakfast lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • CCTV in common areas


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Recreational vehicle parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Children's books, videos, games
  • Highchairs
  • Children's play area

Business Facilities

  • Fax machine
  • Meeting rooms
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Conference & events


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Free breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast
  • Healthy breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options
  • To-go breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Bowling alley
  • Canoeing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Dancing
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Gambling
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golf - miniature
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Racquetball court
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Skating rink
  • Squash court
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Theatre
  • Water activities
  • Windsurfing
  • Beach activities
  • Family fun
  • Watersports


  • Check in
    14:00 22:00
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    No pets
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All bedrooms are on the first and are reached by stairs which are not steep. (approx 15 steps).


  • Road from George Best City Airport (7.0 miles)
    On leaving George Best City Airport turn left onto the A2 dualcarriageway-this brings you directly into Bangor town centre and Main Street.Go to the lights at the bottom of Main Street-get in the left hand lane but go straight on through the junction passing the Royal and Marine Court Hotels on the right.This brings you directly into Seacliff Road-keep going until you reach Ballyholme Yacht Club and we are approximately 100 metres further along on the right overlooking Ballyholme Park.

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