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The Old Inn


  • Four Star Quality Assurance
Four Star Quality Assurance
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.

The Restaurant  - Perfect for romantic evenings and ideal for refuelling after energetic adventures, The Old Inn AA Rosette restaurant offers a hearty menu featuring an exciting combination pub grub comforts to French fare all using the very best seasonal offerings.  

1614 Bar - The bar is designed to be a comfy, laid-back spot to while away the evening. We're delighted to welcome your lovely dogs to the 1614 Bar at The Old Inn, we hope they have fun here. Our 1614 bar is the best spot in Crawfordsburn for live sports. Come and enjoy on our big screen! 

Pub Quiz - Join us for our pub quiz on the last Tuesday of every month, enjoy nibbles and drinks promotions during the quiz, while you compete to be the winning team with 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes to be won! Entry £3 per person | Payment on arrival | 8pm – Late. Max 4 per team

Treetop Spa - Perched above Crawfordsburn Country Park, the Treetop Spa offers guests unrivalled forest views for a peaceful rural retreat. Begin your spa journey by enjoying hot outdoor bathing in the pool and hot tub, followed by detoxifying, and cleansing the body and mind in our sauna and steam room and cosy up on the heated waterbeds in the covered cabana. Unwind on heated marble loungers whilst you relax in luxury in The Conservatory, stay warm by the woodfire stove as classical music plays softly. A haven of tranquillity and relaxation, the Treetop Spa is a luxurious and exclusive experience. Opening Hours | Monday - Sunday 8am - 9pm.

Live Entertainment - Pop into the 1614 Bar to enjoy live entertainment  Thursday - Saturday  9pm – Late. Sunday 7pm – 10pm

Dog Friendly- The Old Inn welcome dogs in the 1614 Bar and also have two dog-friendly room types. To book call 02891853255.

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

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The Restaurant at The Old InnThe Old Inn, CrawfordsburnWe offer seasonal menus that blend classic dishes with modern twists, incorporating French-inspired cuisine, seafood, salads, and more. Our restaurant is a popular spot for those seeking a unique dining experience, while our Afternoon Tea and 1614 Bar provide traditional charm and relaxed settings…

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