Our wifi is free.
Please try to maintain a social distance of 1m or more throughout your stay.
Hand sanitiser stations have been placed throughout the premises.
Breakfast is served in the Breakfast Room between 8:00 am and 10 am. During busy times, in order to adhere to social distancing requirements, we may have to stagger breakfasts.
Our table service has replaced the breakfast buffet.
If you are leaving early and need an earlier breakfast just let us know.
Your breakfast includes juice, tea, coffee, yoghurt, fruit, granola, sourdough toast and a cooked breakfast of eggs how you like them with bacon. We have daily specials so look out for those!
The Breakfast room is yours to use throughout your stay.
Fresh filtered water is provided in your room every day. If you need more water we can always fill up any water bottle for you from our filtered tap if you are heading out for the day.
The Nespresso machine in your room takes pods.
There is also a small kettle if your preference is tea.
USB slots are available for charging your devices as part of the plug socket next to the beds.
Your room has an audio pro sound speaker. It has an internal battery so can be moved around the room without a power source when fully charged.
Press the power/standby button to switch it on. Ensure the AUX button is lit and plug in the cable provided to the headphone socket of your device.
Donaghadee is in the United Kingdom, for emergency services dial 999.
Gordon’s chemist is situated on High Street. For any medical help, the out of hours contact number for Donaghadee health centre situated at Killaughey Road, BT21 0BU is 02891 882 176.
The nearest Accident and Emergency ward is the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald.
You have two keys, one for the bedroom and one for the external door (the upper lock on the door). If you get stuck you can use the intercom next to the entrance on Shore St, we should be able to remotely buzz you into the building, or send you an access code.
The mobile phone network in and around Donaghadee can sometimes be poor, so you may have to resort to wifi at times.
Parking is free along the shore front and most of the town, with some time limits outside shop fronts. In stormy weather it is best to park away from the shore as waves break on the seawall and sea spray will hit your car, covering it in seaweed and debris.
There is a regular bus service to Bangor with the closest stop outside the sailing club.
Taxis: If heading to an airport always ask when you book if they do an airport rate as they usually do this cheaper and for a flat fare.
Donaghadee is a small town, so it is always best to book taxis a couple of hours ahead (or the night before for airports/early morning flights) as cars available can be limited.
Some local taxi companies :
Harbour Cabs : 02891 888 481
Donaghadee Taxis : 02891 888 888
Coastal Cabs : 02891 888 899
Trains to Belfast leave Bangor every 30 mins on weekends and more frequently on weekdays. Journey time is around half an hour.
The last train from Belfast to Bangor is 23:30 however check first as this is subject to change.
The nearest airport is George Best City Airport, it is 16 miles (26km) from Donaghadee and a 25 minute drive. A taxi costs about £25.
Belfast International Airport is a bit further away, 36 miles (58 km) and a 50 minute drive. A taxi would cost around £50 if not booked in advance (ask for an airport rate).
We can store your luggage, cycles and dry your wet weather gear.
Iron and board available on request.
Check in is 4pm to 6pm. If checking in outside these hours please let us know so we can be there when you arrive. Remote check in is available upon request.
Please check out by 11:00 am unless you have arranged otherwise. Leave your key in the bedroom door.
It is worth noting that we do not live on site. We are usually around between 7am to 12pm and 4pm to 6pm.
We will take care of closing the blinds and switching off lights in the Breakfast Room in the evening. If you need to get in touch outside these hours, you can call Karen on her mobile 07979807970, however the mobile network can at times be poor in Donaghadee, so try Whatsapp or call her on her landline 02891 888858 if you cannot get through.
Smoking or vaping is not permitted on the property.
The nearest convenience store is Russell’s, across the road on Bridge Street. Open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, 7 days a week.
It sells most things you need, batteries, plasters, alcohol, crisps etc. and is also an agent for Royal Mail. It has an ATM on the corner, which only dispenses GBP.
For a more eclectic wine selection, and local craft beers, there is a great wine shop in Groomsport (the next village as you head to Bangor) called Neill Wine (opposite the Groomsport Inn).
Donaghadee is a thriving village, with bars, restaurants, a Co-Op supermarket, Chemists and pretty much one of every type of shop you need to survive the day without heading further afield.