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Carnaween House

Certificate of Excellence
Naran strand, Narin-Portnoo, Ireland
Carnaween House
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was nearly fabulous. The view is stunning. The welcome was warm and very accommodating. The restaurant manages high quality AND gives you plenty of it. Breakfast was flexible and very good. They even provide umbrellas for when Donegal weather takes its inevitable turn. All worthy of a five star review until we get to the room. We were told... More 

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north west
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158 reviews 158 reviews
49 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I loved everything about our stay here. The décor is simple and tasteful and although the bedrooms aren't huge they are uncluttered and bright. Even the napkins in the restaurant are pretty. We had room 6 with a sea view and the light was amazing. The new decking area outside really adds to the place and the beach snack shack... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The concept is easy to grasp but very difficult to find; an excellent guest house has to have good beds, good bathrooms and a good breakfast. CH has all 3 plus much more. The rooms aren't huge but the welcome is and the restaurant is high end. Loved it. I stayed in The Dorchester the week before going to Ireland... More 

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Felsted, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at Carnaween over new year. We had a lovely comfortable room with a very powerful spacious shower. The staff can not do enough for you and the food was amazing, I,ve never eaten as much in my life but it was too good to refuse! We wrapped up and braved the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Absolutely a hidden gem & the service is second to none. The rooms are spotless & very cosy. Hot powerful shower fantastic after a game of golf! Hanora is a very pleasant lady & very hospitable & then the food!! Omg absolutely out of this world! Defo going back & back & back x

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Malin Head, Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Got recommended the Carnaween House by a friend and very grateful she did. Everything about the place, the staff,the rooms and most of all the food was 10/10. just perfect and we will be back. All the staff were very nice from booking to leaving.

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Donegal, Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Called here for dinner following a friend's recommendation. They were not wrong!! We had a really lovely experience, seated with a lovely outlook, good service and excellent food. What more could you ask? This has now become a definite rebook spot. Highly recommend.

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Carnaween, Owner at Carnaween House, responded to this review

Thank you so much - we look forward to welcoming you again! More 

Halifax, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We arrived after a long day of driving, and immediately laid down for a quick nap before dinner. The first thing I noticed was that our room was right above the dumbwaiter, which shakes the whole room every time its operated. This made it nearly impossible to sleep until 11pm, which is when dinner stops being served. This was followed... More 

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Carnaween, Owner at Carnaween House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - feedback is always appreciated good and bad. We strive to ensure all our guests have a wonderful experience in Narin/Portnoo and at Carnaween. As you can see from other reviews we largely please our customers. We are very sorry your stay was not so enjoyable - yes Room 9 is above the restaurant and... More 

Dublin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Myself and a friend stayed here in July for 3 nights. It is a lovely location - right beside a very beautiful beach. We had two rooms. They are not big rooms but they were really comfortable and clean. The building is decorated in a beach house style - blues and whites - very in keeping with its surroundings. It... More 

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Carnaween, Owner at Carnaween House, responded to this review

Thank you so much - its always great to hear our hard work is appreciated and look forward to welcoming you next year! More 

Strabane, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Had a great night out with friends here last week. Location is fabulous, we had table in the glass fronted area overlooking the sea. The decor is fresh and edgy, the staff are friendly and efficient. The meal was delicious,every dish was a treat. The wine was very good value. Would thoroughly recommend to anyone wanting a good night out... More 

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Carnaween, Owner at Carnaween House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we are so glad you enjoyed it and hope to welcome you again! More 

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