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Abbey Self Catering May Lodge

Sitting Room in May Lodge comfortably seats 6 persons.
1 of 16Sitting Room in May Lodge comfortably seats 6 persons.
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abbey Self-Catering is Tourism NI 5 Star accredited (one of only a few in N Ireland). We have three 5 Star properties in the grounds of a historic Grade II listed Georgian residence with gardens overlooking and with private access to Belfast Lough. We're only ten minutes drive from the vibrant Belfast City centre & the exciting Titanic Exhibition, Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall etc. We're within easy reach of all motorways & en route to the beautiful Antrim Coast & the Giants Causeway. If you decide to stay in one of our properties we have several secure payment methods including TripAdvisor and PayPal.

Our featured property is 'May Lodge'.; May Lodge is a replacement Gate Lodge for the main residence. 'Woodbank'. It was built in 1983 and has been completely refurbished. Furnished in a contemporar...
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Listing #HL226543
About the Owner
Abigail W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
Interaction with guests
We give our guests a PIN code so that guests can access the property easily on arrival and one of the proprietors will call on the first evening to make sure that all is well. The proprietors live in the main residence and are on hand to help visitors should there be a problem. There will be a Welcome Pack consisting of a cake, milk, tea and coffee plus a sleeve of 10 Nespresso coffee capsules.
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was a perfect home away from home while visiting Belfast. With the "welcome gift", a well stocked kitchen, extremely comfortable beds and bedding, great showers and bathroom facilities, and a wonderful view of the Lough we could not have asked for anything more. Our...More

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Odyssey359092, VR Owner at Abbey Self Catering May Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time after your long journey home to write such a wonderful and comprehensive review for our beautiful May Lodge. We enjoyed having you and your friends stay here and would love to see you again if you do...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Well equipped holiday home, as other reviewers have said just 15 mins from Belfast by car. Local train service nearby too. We used it as a base for Belfast and trips out to Giants causeway, Newcastle and Mount Stewart. Recommended

Thank Michael C
Management response:Responded 4 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review May Lodge and it was a pleasure to have you staying here. What wonderful weather you had all week too!

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

3 generations of family......5 of us and we loved this house. Very clean and comfortable. Very well equipped. A home from home. May lodge is in a great location to visit several interesting places so near to it. The whiteabbey train station is close by...More

Thank margoandgeorge
Management response:Responded 19 July 2017

It was a great pleasure to have you and your family stay in May Lodge and we greatly appreciate you writing such an excellent review. We are delighted that you not only loved May Lodge but were charmed by Northern Ireland as well! Thank you.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We require a Booking form completed giving principal guest's postal address, names of other guests and ages if under 15. No one not named on the Booking form to stay in property...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Administration: AU$64 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: AU$184 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
One week minimum preferred. No additional costs, PayPal or direct payment preferred.

We prefer a minimum of 7 nights, but in unique circumstances we are prepared to be flexible.

Deposit £200 required at time of booking. Balance payable 6 weeks before arrival.

Only the number of guests stated at the time of booking may stay in the property.

Arrival time is 4 p.m. and we would appreciate departure by 10.00 am.

We expect the property to be returned in the condition in which it was received.
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About the neighbourhood
We are half a mile from the lively village of Whiteabbey with a well-stocked grocery store, cafes, restaurants, hairdressers, beauty parlour. A Tesco Express is 10 minutes walk. Marks & Spencer is 1 mile away as is large Tesco. The 800-year old Carrickfergus Castle, one of Irelands oldest and most impressive Norman castles, is only 5 miles away. Belfast Zoo, the beautiful and historic Cave Hill offering stunning views over Belfast & the Lough, are all only ten minutes drive. The main residence has direct private access to the coastal path and beach, where you can enjoy leisurely walks and a gently scenic cycle.
Getting around
We are half a mile from M2/M5 Motorway network which links the whole of Northen Ireland. Bus and train services are within minutes of the properties. Two stops on the train take you to Waterfront Hall and Belfast Markets.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Belfast City Airport: 10.0 km
Railway: Whiteabbey: 1.0 km
Ferry: Belfast Harbour (Dargan): 6.0 km
Abbey Self-Catering three properties are in a beautiful setting on the shores of Belfast Lough... only 15 minutes from Belfast City airport & 25 minutes from Belfast International airport.
10 minutes from Belfast (Dargan) Harbour & 30 minutes from Larne Harbour.
Friendly local taxis available if required.We are also within minutes of public transport - both bus and train. Two stops on the train take you to Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall and Belfast Markets.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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