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Bishop's Lodge

  • Ref: 10472
  • Sleeps: 2 (1 Bedroom)

The Bishop's Lodge is a quiet and private holiday apartment ideal for couples.  Conveniently situated in Douglas, the Isle of Man's capital, you'll have easy access to local transport links, attractions and all amenities.  There is secure parking, an open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area, one double bedroom, modern shower room and private outside seating, perfect for a cosy, relaxing break.


  • Secure parking
  • Private entrance
  • Lounge with comfortable seating
  • Modern birch kitchen with stainless steel appliances, electric oven and hob, microwave
  • Dining area
  • Bedroom with double bed
  • Fully tiled shower room with modern suite and power shower
  • Wifi, flatscreen HD TV (free view channels) and DVD player with surround sound
  • Utility area including freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Private outside seating area and small patio
  • Wooden cot and bedding available for babies - please discuss requirements when booking

What is included:

Toilet roll, kitchen roll, cleaning products, hand soap (in bathroom and kitchen) and washing-up liquid, dishwashing brush and sponge, and cleaning cloths. All linen (towels, bath mats, bed linen, tea towels, cleaning cloths) are included.

If you need assistance during your stay:

Bishop's Lodge is situated in the grounds of our family house. If you have any queries or questions before or during your stay please let us know.


The Bishop’s Lodge is a first floor apartment which is accessed by 20 steps, in two sections separated by a small patio.  The first section of 10 steps has a handrail, the second has a wall for support but no rail.  The Lodge is all on one level once inside.  There are no rails in the bathroom.  There is a walk in shower with a small lip.  The doorways are of standard width.



Our standard rates per season are below.  Rates include linen, towels, heating and electricity.

Check our Special Offers page for discounts and current offers.

If you have a special request please send us an enquiry using the contact form and we will get back to you.

Long stays over winter are available, please enquire using the contact form.

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Rental rates are for the entire property.

Description From To Weekly Week Night Minimum Stay
High Season 2023 14 Apr 23 15 Sep 23 - £70 2 Nights
TT Fortnight 2023 27 May 23 09 Jun 23 - £99 2 Nights
Manx Grand Prix 2023 19 Aug 23 01 Sep 23 - £85 2 Nights
Low Season 2023 15 Sep 23 13 Oct 23 - £64 2 Nights
  • Payment is by cheque or bank transfer.

  • We require a booking deposit of £100 per week booked, payment details will be provided on the booking form.

  • Once a provisional booking has been requested, we will send you all the relevant paperwork by email and we ask that you confirm the booking within 5 days.

  • A booking is only provisional, and not confirmed, until the booking form, terms & conditions and booking deposit have been completed, signed, sent (email acceptable) and received by the Owners.

  • If the provisional booking is not confirmed in the requested timescale it will be automatically cancelled


Please see the table below for live availability. 

Please note:  

  • For bookings or enquiries please click here.
  • Minimum 2 night stay applies
  • Change over days are flexible, we accept midweek and weekend bookings

Change over day: Flexible


Local Area

The Bishop's Lodge is ideally placed on the fringes of Douglas, within walking distance of all amenities, attractions and transport links.

For quick and easy essentials, the Wessex petrol station is on Alexander Drive, 5 minutes walk from the Lodge, stocking the usual essentials plus, of course, fuel.

A larger range of amenities is situated close by on Woodbourne Road, a short walk (10 minutes) or drive away, where you will find a Co-op, Robinson's grocery store, Lloyds pharmacy, and several take away food shops including the excellent Terrace Chippy.  Windsor Road (just off Woodbourne Road) also has Hemensley's pharmacy, the Convenience Store and a Post Office.  The Woodbourne pub is the closest pub to the Lodge, less than 10 minutes walk, and serves local as well as guest ales.

The Lodge is also within easy access of Douglas town centre, which comprises all the usual high street shops, and a large range of restaurants, wine bars and pubs.  There is a Tesco supermarket next to the train station, about 5 minutes drive from the Lodge.

There is a bus stop five minutes walk away on Peel Road, which gives you access to the major bus routes around the Island as well as buses into and out of Douglas.  Please check our Getting Around page for more details on local transport options.

Getting Here

Detailed directions to the Lodge will be provided once you book.  Options for getting to the Isle of Man:

By Ferry:

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company offers services from Liverpool, Heysham, Dublin and Belfast.  Winter Liverpool services change to Birkenhead.  As the frequency and duration of crossings on some routes varies we would advise that you do a live search for crossings to Isle of Man to get the most up to date information.  Click on the Isle of Man Steam Packet logo below to search for sailing information.

By Air: 

The Isle of Man's Ronaldsway airport is served predominantly by four airlines (Aer Lingus, British Airways, EasyJet and Flybe) offering direct scheduled services from 10 airports in the UK and Ireland.  Most of these routes operate year-round with frequent flights from London (Heathrow, City and Gatwick), Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool and Dublin, giving the opportunity for transfers from European and worldwide air services.

Links from UK regional airports ensure direct air travel from most parts of Great Britain including London Luton and Newcastle.  A route from Glasgow provides regular links with Scotland, and frequent flights from Belfast City ensure easy accessibility from Northern Ireland.

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The following reviews from some of our previous guests will give you an idea of what to expect during your stay... (please note we've had to edit out guest names due to data protection laws but these are all genuine reviews!):

Gaby is a great host, it’s a fab place to stay and great base if you’re touring island,very secure if you’re motor biking;cycling, or just rambling.(bus stop is very nearby)…..highly recommend!


We can definitely recommend Gaby's accommodation. The flat is very welcoming and homely. It is well kitted out and clean. Ideal for the ferry . Communication was good and we found the flat easily. Lots of information is provided to make the trip a more successful one .


The lodge was everything it said it would be. Very peaceful, comfortable and well appointed. Lovely and clean too. Gaby was very responsive and ready to answer any question. I’d really recommend it for anyone who wants to be near town but in a quiet location. Thanks!


We had a great stay at the Bishops Lodge, it has every thing you need for a weeks stay and is in a great location to explore the island. I would highly recommend staying here. Also in a perfect location for the TT if you want a track side view.


Gaby's house is really clean and has all the amenities you need. It's a little far from the main stretch of Douglas Bay so easier to get around if you have a car. We had a very pleasant stay.


We can highly recommend Bishops Lodge. It is very well appointed, comfortable and ideal for a couple. Gaby welcomed us on our arrival and she had provided milk and biscuits. Bishops Lodge is well placed for Douglas, it is quiet and you can enjoy your own privacy whilst having the advantage of Gaby being close by if there are any problems. We hope to return next year. Thank you :-)

Andrew and Gill Smith, 

Fantastic host who went out of their way to accommodate us. First time we had travelled with our infant and Gaby had everything ready for him, from cot, baby bath and bouncer. Communication from the very beginning was excellent. The only downside was the spacing around the bed; which our shins didn’t like. Otherwise, location is a short 20 mins walk from Douglas town centre, and in a car it’s right on all the major routes around the island.


Bishop's Lodge is an excellent place to stay in Douglas, Isle of Man. Although it is about a 20-25 min walk from the city centre, it's slight distance works in its favor. It felt like a homey and welcoming retreat. Quiet, clean, and outfitted with everything you need, we highly recommend booking Gaby's place. Gaby made arrival incredibly easy with clear directions and was available for any questions or concerns. Stay here if you can!


Good location and great to have a private drive for parking.


Lovely setting and great location for our first trip to the island. Just a couple of minutes from the ferry port at Douglas and easy to reach all parts of the island. Everything we needed in the Lodge for the two of us, including the wifi! Many thanks Gaby for a wonderful stay.


The lodge was v private and quiet, spacious yet cosy.Loved it.Gaby was very friendly and helpful.


Can highly recommend, very clean , modern and felt welcome. The flat is well kitted out with everything you need for your stay. Will be staying again 👍


The apartment had everything we needed for a week’s stay. Furnishings are great, comfy sofa and great views from the windows. There is a grocer within walking distance. We will stay here again if it's available. Gabby could not have been more helpful.


Great place with everything we needed. Lovely and warm. Easy access. Particularly appreciated the well stocked kitchen which meant it was easy to cook properly. Great shower as well! We were also able to use the garage for our vespas. Very friendly and approachable host.


We loved our stay! Couldn’t of asked for a better place to call home for a few days. Gaby and her husband are absolutely lovely and very welcoming. The lodge is clean and has a very homely feeling. We will definitely be going again, hopefully soon!


This is a lovely, cozy apartment, with a well equipped kitchen and a welcoming plate of biscuits and milk in the fridge. Very comfy sofa and bed and plenty of coat hangers and drawer space. It was also handy having the freezer in the garage so I could freeze the ice packs for my coolbag. I will definitely stay here again if it's free when I'm next over on the island.


Thoroughly enjoyed stay - thank you very much! We will come again!


A really pleasant stay. An excellent location. Amazingly quiet and cosy. Modern, clean and comfortable. Would love to have stayed longer.


A unique and cozy space in a lovely setting. Gaby was very communicative, and helpful throughout the whole process


Another great stay at Bishop's Lodge, plenty of much needed R&R. See you again next year!


Lovely accommodation, very clean, nice touches and very comfortable. A home away from home.


Gaby was a great host. I would always visit again. I highly recommend the lodge. Thanks for the great time!


Peace and tranquillity abound! The welcome is genuine and warm. This accommodation is even better in real life. It is everything it promises and more!


We had a fantastic week, the walking on the Island is excellent. Thank you Gaby and Nick for providing us with a very comfortable base to explore Douglas and the rest of the Island. We will definitely recommend you to anybody we know planning a visit to the Island and will certainly be in contact if we return, nay when we return!


Highly recommend, great place to stay and Gaby is wonderful!


Lovely cosy flat. Gaby is super helpful. Right on the TT course. Highly recommend.


A great place to stay, very quiet, central location, set up was very nice. Privacy was excellent as Gaby was available but at the same time we had the ability to adhere to our schedule without any issues. Would definitely stay here again and recommend this accommodation to someone interested.


Fantastic, very clean and well equipped lodge in a great location. Would definitely recommend.


What a great place to stay. Much bigger than the pictures suggest. We had a lovely stay and would throughly recommend Gaby's place.


What a brilliant place! Secure parking, plenty of space inside a swell as being sparkling clean. Will definitely be returning to the island and will be trying my best to return to Bishop’s Lodge.


The flat is well equipped, roomy and modern, and was a delight to stay in. The hosts were helpful, pleasant and hospitable. Highly recommended.


Lovely comfortable accommodation in a great location, bus stops close and access to all the IOM attractions using the go explore card was a breeze. Transport on the Isle is especially good so no car needed.


Bishop's Lodge is A1. It is central, clean, cosy and has everything you need in a lovely place to stay. The bed, power shower, and thoughtful touches like books, dvds and tea coffee milk and cookies where very much appreciated. Would definitely recommend.


Thanks again for a wonderful stay. I recommend staying at the lodge. Very clean, close to the town centre. I would certainly stay again Many thanks


Lovely place and very helpful and friendly host. Easily walkable to some good restaurants and very accessible to some great places to visit. Really enjoyed our stay.


We loved every minute of our trip. It was the cleanest apartment we have ever stayed in. Felt very private and very safe. Gaby was very thoughtful and helped accommodation our 8 week old daughters needs. Really enjoyed our stay and felt completely relaxed. Great little touches on arrival.


Great spot for a break. Very welcoming host and a very clean, modern, private apartment with a home from home feel. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again.


Lovely, clean and spacious apartment. Gaby was kind enough to give me some details of local places for food and dinner, which was nice. Plus supplied home made biscuits for arrival too. Wifi was fine too


Perfect little home from home for a single business traveller or holidaying couple. All the amenities you could want in a great little lodge, quiet and comfortable.


Within a five-ten minute drive we were away from the ferry and inside this lovely property. Clean, tidy and very welcoming with a jug of milk and banana cake on arrival for the weary travellers. The property itself was warm, cosy and spacious which was very pleasing. With our own remote for the gates, we were able to come and go as we pleased. Brilliant hosts, we would highly recommend. Thanks for a lovely stay!


Fantastic stay at Gaby's place. Perfect set up for a visit to the Isle of Man with all the amenities you need. Felt very much at home in a relaxed and relatively easy to find location. Hosts were very accommodating and thoughtful.


Bishop's lodge was the perfect place to use as a base for exploring the island. It is close enough to Douglas to walk and close to a bus stop to explore further afield. Gaby was a great host and answered every communication I made very promptly. The lodge had everything you could possibly need for your stay.


The flat was a wonderful oasis of calm during my stay on the Isle of Man. The flat was exactly as described, had everything you could need and more and Gaby and Nick couldn't have been more welcoming or helpful! Hugely appreciated. It was lovely and peaceful and quiet but only a short (20 min) walk from the sea front which was perfect. Don't forget to take your directions with you to find it the first time! I will be back next time...



Call: 0044 1624671094 or 0044 7624439970

Email: thebishopslodge@gmail.com

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