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Downings Coastguard Cottages

Rosapenna, Downings, Ireland
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This is an overdue review, but a recent look back at my photos from a memorable Donegal golf trip jogged fond memories of my stay at the Downings Coastguard Cottages. Everything was fantastic! Our itinerary was a bit complex due to awkward arrival and departure times but we were accommodated in every regard. Shortly after arrival, we were warmly greeted... More 

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

Dear Joel, what a pleasant surprise for our team at Downings Coastguard Cottages to receive your review which as you say comes after a while since your visit and was inspired by looking back at pics - Donegal can have that effect with its spectacular scenery that we are glad you enjoyed. Sincere thanks for writing such a positive review... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We booked this as a week away for my family and friends and we all absolutely loved it. We previously stayed in one of the smaller type A cottages which was great but this time we decided to upgrade and go for the best one, a type D roundhouse and all i can say is WOW! It's fantastic, absolutely perfect... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you for coming back to stay with us at Downings Coastguard Cottages and thank you, again, for posting another favourable Trip Advisor review on our behalf – this is much appreciated. Naturally we are pleased that following your visit in 2012, you decided to book our Type D Roundhouse that offers even more spectacular views that succeeded... More 

Cookstown, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We have been going to the Coastguard Cottages for many years and have never been disappointed. This time we stayed in Type C cottage which was very spacious and as always spotlessly clean. Verity is so pleasant and helpful. There is always someone on hand if you have any problems, our toaster blew a fuse the first day and within... More 

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

Dear Guest, very many thanks for returning to Downings Coastguard Cottages for another visit and also for writing your very kind review that we were delighted to receive. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Verity, Séamus, Noel and all the Team at Downings Coastguard Cottages. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Could only stay here for 5 days , which was a pity. The cottage itself was immaculate. It has everything supplied that is needed. A ten minute walk to the hotels and pubs , or drive down as I did and collect the car next morning. Lovely views from the elevated site overlooking the beach and harbour. I would recommend... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you for such a positive review following your recent stay with us at Downings Coastguard Cottages and we are glad that you enjoyed all that the area and our cottages have to offer. Hopefully your next visit will be for a slightly longer period of time. We would just like to add that we have a plentiful... More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Myself my husband and four kids spent a week in the type C cottage .We were welcomed on arrival by Seamus , Verity, and Noel . Our cottage was spotless, spacious and we couldnt have asked for more. Perfect location to visit all the attractions Donegal has to offer suitable for all ages . Swimming pool and indoor play area... More 

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

Dear Guest, we were very pleased to welcome you and your family to one of our C type Cottages recently and are glad to hear from you now in your review that you were happy with all that our Cottages and surrounding areas have to offer for a successful family holiday. Many thanks for your review and should you make... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We have just returned from a weekend at the Coastguard cottages (type D round house). If you're considering staying- don't hesitate. The cottages are extremely clean, well maintained are v well stocked with all essentials ( kitchenware, dishwasher, washer dryer etc). They are perfect for families of all ages and are large enough in size to accommodate everyone comfortably. Verity,... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you so much from us all for your vivid account of your holiday experiences on your weekend stay in one of our Type D cottages. We are delighted that you all had such an enjoyable time and hope that other Trip Advisor viewers reading your review will find your review helpful and informative. We look forward to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Rented two houses for a family break. Great houses, well equiped, clean, great views. The round houses at the top of the hill are brilliant with great views. Bit of a walk from the village but otherwise highly recommended!

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

Dear Guest, many thanks for reviewing your recent family stay with us and your positive comments are much appreciated. Kind regards, Verity, Séamus, Noel and all the Team at Downings Coastguard Cottages. More 

Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

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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