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Blue Door Apartments


  • Four Star Quality Assurance
Four Star Quality Assurance
4A Main Street, Ballaghbeg, Newcastle, Co Down, BT33 0AD
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We have focused our “Blue Door” serviced apartments to accommodate the needs of golfers, hill walkers those seeking the beach or the relaxed ambiance of local restaurants, cafés, bars and hotels, offering peaceful and comfortable space to relax in at the end of a long day.

Blue Door Apartments are centrally located in the heart of Newcastle, a two-minute stroll from the promenade and beach, four-minute walk to the famous Royal County Down golf course and the Mourne golf course, and within easy travel distance of many popular attractions. Murlough Nature
Reserve with a Blue Flag beach (2miles) Tollymore Forest Park (2.5miles) Tollymore National Outdoor Centre (4.4 miles) Dundrum Castle (4.3 miles) Seaford Tropical Butterfly house (8.8 miles) and the beautiful Castle Ward (28.5 miles).

“Blue Door” serviced apartments are Northern Ireland Tourist Board certified, each apartment is designed for your comfort, and feature either double or king size beds. Nothing beats the luxury of relaxing in bed at the end of a long day. Our beds feature luxury hotel quality linen, and the bedrooms re designed for a relaxed stay.  There is excellent storage for clothes, shoes etc., an iron and ironing board to “iron out any creases” from travel!
“Blue Door” serviced apartments provide individually designed bathrooms with walk in showers and heated towel rails. For your comfort we provide complimentary shower gel, shampoo, tissues and luxurious white hotel standard bath and hand towels.
“Blue Door” apartments feature individually designed living spaces with well stocked kitchen units, where you can enjoy a relaxing coffee or prepare a meal. We provide complimentary breakfast for guests in the adjoining family owned “Shimna Café”. We offer a choice of a cooked “Irish Breakfast” or a Continental breakfast in our family friendly café.

We look forward to welcoming you with complimentary home baked scones, fresh cream and raspberry jam on arrival.



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  • Wifi

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  • Ironing Facilities
  • Tea & coffee making facilities

Special Offers

  • Irish Open Accommodation - 11th-15th September 2024 - County Down 

    Rooms starting from £1,900

    One (x3) and Two (x2) bedroom apartments - 5 available as of March 2024

    Email for bookings:

    Subject to availability 

    Golf Stay & Play - redeem this special offer between 31/03/2024 and 15/09/2024

    More offers like this - Golf Stay & Play

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What's Nearby

  1. Newcastle Beach is a popular seaside resort and tourist destination located on the South…

    0.14 miles away
  2. The Shimna River is a river in County Down, Northern Ireland. It rises on the slopes of…

    0.24 miles away
  3. Newcastle's Parks consist of outdoor facilities at the Castle and Island parks. Castle…

    0.31 miles away
  1. The High Mournes Scenic Loop delves into the very heart of the famous Mourne Mountains…

    0.32 miles away
  2. The Mourne Coastal Route has a few start off points from the County Down coastline,…

    0.32 miles away
  3. The Mourne Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is located in the south-east corner of…

    0.4 miles away
  4. The Mourne Wall is 22 miles long and consists of natural granite stone which was…

    0.61 miles away
  5. Donard park is a beautiful park located in the lovely town of Newcastle County Down, next…

    0.64 miles away
  6. Newcastle is a small drying harbour with fixed fore/aft moorings and consists of two…

    0.79 miles away
  7. Maghera Church and Round Tower is of major historical importance and is among many…

    1.68 miles away
  8. This 5 mile stretch of golden sands is still the essence of the resort and is hugely…

    1.76 miles away
  9. Tollymore Forest Park has panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the sea at…

    2.2 miles away
  10. Murlough National Nature Reserve is a fragile 6000 year old sand dune system owned by the…

    2.24 miles away
  11. The Maize Maze is the only one of its kind in Northern Ireland. A massive 6 acre field of…

    2.87 miles away
  12. Set in spectacular surroundings overlooking Dundrum inner Bay these fine Georgian…

    3.3 miles away
  13. A small car park for visitors is located off the Drumnaquoile Road and an extensive…

    3.72 miles away
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