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Magherafelt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Really well run family establishment bar, bed and breakfast, just the loveliest people who go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable, room warm and comfortable, food brilliant and so convenient to City, would not hesitate in recommending the Iona, my husband and I loved it, the local family run bar just made our weekend, nothing any trouble,...

Thank luciacollins
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely breakfast but sad to say that was it. The noise was terrible not from inside more outside. There's a Domino's Pizza Hut across the street that doesn't stop serving until 3 in the morning jesus I have never experienced a noise level like it,the shouting and screaming goes on until about 4.30 to 5 o'clock in the morning we...

1Thank chris m
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2016

fantastic hositality at the iona inn, well looked after and a great personal touch. breakfast was just what was need after a few beers the night before. it was like home from home it the apartments comfy, clean and tidy. did a tour of the city on the sunday . realpersonal touch from hil our taxi driver . see you...

Thank 3dans
Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Great Really really great Loved my trip to Derry and Gerard's hospitality at the iona inn breakfast was delicious with plenty to eat the bar was great fun with friendly locals and the saturday night band were great. Also a local taxi man Phil with the 6 seater took great care of us and for £50 took all 5 of...

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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Arrived with daughter and grandchildren to participate in European highland dance championship from second we arrived until departure the staff were amazing very friendly especially Mags , breakfast was very good and pleased my grandson as he loved the sausages, rooms were very tidy and maid service everyday we were there and fresh clean towels daily thank you to all...

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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Anytime I have gone to stay in Derry i have been staying in the Iona Inn. It is located within a short walk away from the train station. The staff are friendly and always helpful. They always have been very welcoming and have always remembered me. The breakfast in the mornings are excellent. Its a brilliant place near the heart...

Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We arrived late but in the Pub right next to the Inn was someone to show us the room and hand us the keys. We got a good recommendation for dinner and the staff was nice overall. The room was big but loud since located right next to the street and very thin Windows hardly kept out the noise. The...

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Don't see why people are arguing that they were disappointed. The location is great, staff = sweet and amazing breakfast. It was also one of the cheapest places I found in Derry! I was very surprised due I red some negative reviews which I didn't find very accurate...

Thank Christian D
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We checked in at the pub and was taken to our room next door. The person who took us to the room was very pleasant and recommended a great place for dinner. The room was dated, the shower was very small and the bed was small. Wifi was ok. Parking across the street in a lot was free since we...

1Thank Power18
Roanoke, Virgina, USA
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Very nice people staff and helpful, but room on street noisy all night with traffic and bar next door. Also, told free parking, but had to pay in lot across street. Room ok, and clean. Breakfast was good as well.

Thank jimofroanokeva

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Iona Inn is a family run business comprising of 12 rooms of various sizes all en suite. The Iona can accomodate up to 28 people and has quickly gained a reputation as a friendly and helpful spot with many returnees. The iona is situated in Derry City and is close to all attractions eg city walls(6 mins walk) city centre(10 mins). perfect for the overnight or weekend tripper.cead mile failte ... more   less 

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Address: 15-19 Spencer Road, Derry BT47 6AA, Northern Ireland (Formerly Iona House)
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Price Range: $64 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Iona Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Your traditional irish feel”
 of 5 bubbles 2013312, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“don't stay there”
 of 5 bubbles 106sg, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is a traveling room, not a destination. Good value for a good night's sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles janeannl2014, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in bar and sitting room.”
 of 5 bubbles luciacollins, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“we got an apartment across from the main hotel with great views over the river this a great deal for groups”
 of 5 bubbles hughferns, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
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