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The Old Inn


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15-25 Main Street, Crawfordsburn, Bangor, Co Down, BT19 1JH
A couple pulling overnight bags entering into The Old Inn


Nestled in the charming village of Crawfordsburn in beautiful County Down, 4* hotel, The Old Inn is near castles, beaches, forest parks, a Royal Palace and the world's top links golf course; the perfect place to spend a rural break. The Old Inn dates back to 1614 and is labelled as one of the region’s most historic hotels due in part to its links with author and 20th Century Literary icon C.S. Lewis. A new chapter in an iconic age-old story, you’ll find The Old Inn is a place where classic Victorian design meets elegant authentic luxury, embodying a playful blend of the old and new, the local with the worldly.

Named in the Irish Independent’s Fab 50, a prestigious accolade for best places to stay in Ireland in 2022 and a member of Ireland's Blue Book, The Old Inn is like home away from home, with personable service and an easy-going atmosphere. Guests can kick off their shoes and get comfortable in a guestroom that suits every mood. From cosy Petite rooms to more spacious junior suites, complete with a standalone copper bathtub for ultimate relaxation. Amp up the luxury with Suites that offer their own private hot tub. The rustic cottage is perfect for a peaceful getaway, complete with a private hot tub which overlooks Crawfordsburn country park.

Perched above Crawfordsburn Country Park, the Treetop Spa offers guests unrivalled forest views for a peaceful rural retreat. Begin your spa journey by enjoying outdoor bathing in the heated pool and hot tub, followed by a unique shower experience to awaken your senses with sounds and aromas transporting you to a tropical rain forest. Detoxify and cleanse the body and mind in our sauna and steam room and unwind in our relaxing cabana. Cosy up in The Conservatory on our heated waterbed and marble loungers whilst enjoying views of the country park. Stay warm by the stove as classical music plays softly. A haven of tranquillity and relaxation, the Treetop Spa is a luxurious and exclusive experience for hotel residents.

The Restaurant is perfect for romantic evenings and ideal for refuelling after energetic adventures, offering a seasonal menu that marries homely classics with modern dining. A destination for food lovers keen to try something different in a casual, yet elegant space, The Restaurant guarantees a delicious meal in stylish surroundings. Guests can retire to the 1614 Bar; a quintessentially comfy, laid-back spot to while away the evening by roaring fires.

Delight in the finest Afternoon Tea at The Old Inn, served from 12pm - 5pm, perfect for those who love a timeless tradition in a luxurious and elegant setting. With a delicious selection of savoury and sweet options from fresh scones and salted caramel macaroons, to oak smoked salmon & cucumber on wheaten bread, pork & chili mini sausage rolls and more!

From cosy firelit corners, glorious grub, elegant interiors, and a place from which you can explore the great outdoors, The Old Inn is the perfect location to escape to.

The Old Inn is accessible – for full details of their accessibility features, see The Old Inn | AccessAble

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  • Guide dogs permitted


  • Bar
  • Licensed
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beer garden
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Gift vouchers
  • Hairdryers
  • Live music
  • Pets accepted
  • Private rooms
  • Robes available
  • Showers
  • Showers on site
  • Slippers available
  • Toilets
  • Towels available

Leisure Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa bath
  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining
  • Coastal
  • Dogs Welcome Inside
  • Dogs Welcome Outside
  • In countryside
  • Inn
  • Out of town
  • Seafront
  • Village Location

Room / Unit Features

  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Pets accepted in some units
  • Sleeps 2
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sleeps 6
  • TV
  • TV In Bedrooms

Special Offers

  • New Year's Eve - County Down

    From £265 per person sharing

    Relax by the crackling open fire, indulge in delicious food, and enjoy the sound of laughter as friends and family come together to celebrate the New Year. Includes cvernight stay | New Year's Eve dinner | 2 piece entertainment | Piper at midnight | Access to the Treetop Spa | Full Irish Breakfast.

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    Hotel Offers - redeem this special offer between 31/12/2023 and 01/01/2024

    Christmas and New Year Offers - redeem this special offer between 31/12/2023 and 01/01/2024

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  • 'Tis the Season - County Down

    From £135 per person sharing

    Enjoy a Christmas staycation and feel festive as the smell of our home made mince pies greet you as you enter your luxurious guestroom. Indulge in a 3 course meal served in The Restaurant before retiring to the 1614 Bar for a night cap. Includes: overnight stay, mince pies in your guestroom, access to the Treetop Spa, 3 course meal with a bottle of house wine, breakfast.

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    Hotel Offers - redeem this special offer between 13/11/2023 and 21/12/2023

    Christmas and New Year Offers - redeem this special offer between 13/12/2023 and 21/12/2023

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