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The Old Rectory Guesthouse

At a Glance

    Pros

  • beautifully prepared and presented breakfasts so hearty you can skip lunch
  • suite-size rooms

    Cons

  • hard to find
  • no bar
  • breakfast times can be erratic, so be sure to check

The Old Rectory Guesthouse Review

Mary and Jerry Callan's well-appointed south Belfast house was built in 1896 as a Church of Ireland rectory; some guest rooms are decorated in pastels, others in brighter colors and all have good views of the mountains. Breakfast is hearty but healthy, a rarity in Ulster B&Bs: smoked salmon, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit salad, dried fruit, grapefruit, wild boar and apple or vegetarian sausages, homemade low-sugar jams, wheat bread, freshly squeezed blended juices, and even whiskey marmalade. Visitors can relax throughout their stay in the drawing room and browse through a library of books on Ireland's history and culture. The suburban Metro bus stop is right outside.

    Hotel Details

  • 6 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast, some meals.
  • No credit cards.
Updated: 02-04-2013

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