The Strangford Arms Hotel is ideally located in the lively town of Newtownards,
15 minutes drive from Belfast City centre and George Best Belfast City Airport, and less than 10 minutes from Bangor town centre and marina. The hotel is a perfect base to enjoy North Down’s top visitor attractions, shopping, golf and leisure activities.
This Victorian listed building has been extensively refurbished to the highest standards and now boasts 36 En-suite Bedrooms, 5 star Serviced Self-catering Accommodation, Conference & Banqueting Suites and lively LeWinters Bistro, Bars & Restaurant. Wireless Internet access “WiFi” is provided complimentary for all guests. The Strangford Arms and LeWinters offer professional friendly service, fantastic food and great atmosphere, making it the ideal stop for business travellers, individual tourist, groups, golfers and sporting enthusiasts. Free on-site car parking.
The Ulster History Circle have erected a Blue Plaque at the Hotel dedicated to Pioneer rose hybridist George Dickson 1832-1914 who lived there.
Dickson started breeding roses in 1879 and by the turn of the century his firm had produced many gold medal-winning blooms and held the Royal Warrant.