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Downings Coastguard Cottages

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Rosapenna, Downings, Ireland
Downings Coastguard Cottages
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just return from a lovely weekend in Downings coastguard cottages, would highly recommend this accommodation for all types of travellers, we were a group of 30 ( extended family) ranging from 1 year old to 70+, everyones needs were met, houses were well equiped, management were so friendly and nothing was a bother to them. Would also be... More 

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Downings Coastguard Cottages as the venue for your extended family gathering and thanks also for posting such a favourable Trip Advisor review. It is always a pleasure for our Team to see a family group enjoying themselves to the extent that you all did. On behalf of the Management I can say it was... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Have stayed here three times now and haven't a bad word to say about anything. Excellent price, Excellent Location, Well fitted out properties. Close to the Downings & Atlantic Drive (not forgetting the Singing Pub). Looking forward to visiting here again.

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review following your recent return visit to us. We are delighted to hear that it was your THIRD visit and that you continue to enjoy our facilities and hopefully we will see you and your family soon again. Kind regards, Verity, Séamus, Noel and all the Downings Coastguard Cottages Team More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Usually stay in at least two self-catering homes in Ireland each year and in terms of spec, cleanliness and finish, these are as nice as any I've ever stayed in. The location is excellent too, walking distance to Downings and if you feel like ruining a walk, they're in the middle of Rosapenna Golf Course. Only 5 minutes drive to... More 

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted that you were impressed by our cottages and that they compare favourably with all those that you have ever stayed in. It's very encouraging for our team to receive this feedback - thank you from all of us. Regrettably we have had some issues with our Wifi in recent times, and 'pants' is an appropriate... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

These are really fab homes. Our fourth time here at this time of year. Well kept, fab location. I would highly recommend the round homes they are stunning. Real fires for those cold evenings what more do you want!! We come here every year at this time and take three separate homes and always have a great time. There are... More 

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we were delighted to receive your review as it always our pleasure to welcome you all back to Downings Coastguard Cottages for your annual New Year family time together and are glad that you make use of the open fire for cosy evenings and can enjoy refreshing walks on our local beaches. May we take this opportunity to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The views are just amazing, the hills are purple tinged with heather and there are stunning sea views. The air is clean, the sea is clear. There are many, many long sandy beaches nearby with very few people using them. It's a great place to get away from it all and there's plenty to do. The weather was great and... More 

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we were very pleased to receive your review as you succeeded in reminding us of what people who live here have on their doorstep in your description of clean air, clear sea and many long sandy beaches! Thank you for the positive comments on the house you stayed in which we all appreciate. We are glad that you... More 

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Our family of 2 adults, 3 teenagers and a dog spent a week here in August 2014 in a Type A house. The house was fully equipped, clean and comfortable. Plenty of space for us all. The complex is on a hill overlooking Downings beach. Absolutely fabulous view. It's about a 15 min walk down to Downings but there's no... More 

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, many thanks for taking the time to write a review and to share your recent holiday experience with us. We always take great pleasure in hearing that families with teenagers find plenty to do in our beautiful area of Donegal. Glad too that you brought your dog as being able to have your pet with you makes it... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

What a great holiday we had in Downings. Just back from a weeks stay at the coastguard cottages. We were In type A and it more than met our needs; it was spacious, spotless, comfortable and had everything you could want. The view of the bay was stunning, so much so , that we didn't turn the TV on once... More 

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, many thanks for your review on your recent holiday in one of our Type A houses. We appreciate all of your comments and are glad that your children enjoyed the on site facility of the tennis court that is a focal point of the complex during the high season and sets the scene for holiday friendships to be... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We were a group of two couples and stayed here over the Easter break. The cottage was beautifully prepared with everything you could possibly need including free wifi. The rooms are all well equipped and the house was warm and cosy. Views over Downings bay are gorgeous and sitting in the dining area/conservatory for breakfast and dinner was just lovely.... More 

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, your generous review of your recent stay at Downings Coastguard Cottages is much appreciated by all the Team and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you very much! Kind regards – Verity, Séamus, Noel and all the Downings Coastguard Cottages team. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We were a family group of 27 from the 20's thru 60's with one 12 year old. We were only able to stay 2 days but these were excellent cottages. We stayed in 6 type C cottages and were a village unto ourselves. They even made sure there were hair dryers in each cottage (a number 1 question from all... More 

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your recent review!! As you travelled with such a large group we are pleased that you found that within our group of twenty houses you were able to avail of six houses at one time giving you all ample space to relax during your short visit. Your complimentary comments are appreciated by the Downings Coastguard... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

The Coastguard Cottages accommodation was our base for a week's holiday for the entire extended family. Three generations in 4 cottages (types B, C and D). The cottages are all very spacious, clean and well-kitted out. A nice touch is the ample supply of wine and beer glasses, very handy for gatherings in the evenings. Verity and the team are... More 

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, from the moment of your arrival and that of your extended family, there was something unique about three generations of one family being able to get together and we are delighted that Downings Coastguard Cottages offered you this opportunity. Thank you for your review that was so positive and from our part also constructive and your feedback on... More 

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