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Tourism NI awards Kintala five star grading

From L to R: Melissa Hogg and Richard Hogg (Proprietors of Kintala) with Cathy McCormick (Quality & Standards Schemes Coordinator, Tourism NI)

Kintala, a recently renovated 4 bedroom house in Dungiven has been awarded a five star rating for self-catering accommodation by Tourism NI under its Accommodation Grading Scheme.

Tourism NI’s Quality Grading Scheme for premises offering tourist accommodation is designed to give visitors a clear idea of the standards of hospitality, service, cleanliness and comfort which they can expect during their stay.

Set in the beautiful surroundings of the Roe Valley, the property is surrounded by 4 acres of secluded, mature garden and woodland on the banks of the River Roe and Owenbeg. Inside the property you will find a spacious retreat complete with an airy lounge and dining room with stunning views of the river through floor to ceiling windows and glass fronted wood burning stove, perfect for relaxing.

Melissa and Richard Hogg, proprietors of the property commented “this is our first venture into self-catering accommodation and we are delighted to receive a five star rating. This is the perfect location for anyone wishing to check out from their busy lives and take some time out to relax and enjoy getting to know the area. There is so much to offer in the locality including fishing in nearby rivers and cycling and walking opportunities. We look forward to welcoming guests to our property and hope that they feel at home here.”

Commenting on the award of a five star grading to Kintala, Cathy McCormick, Quality & Standards Schemes Coordinator at Tourism NI said “Kintala is a beautiful property located only 30 minutes’ drive from the city of Derry~Londonderry and is a fantastic addition to the accommodation offering in the area. I congratulate Melissa and Richard on their efforts to offer visitors an exceptional standard of accommodation and facilities in which to enjoy their stay.”

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