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The Gap Lodge

Barnesmore Gap, Donegal Town, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night but found this small out-of-the-way place ideal and a great value. Our room was very intimate and tidy. The exterior and grounds also nicely maintained. The hostess owner was a delight as well...very personable and anxious to help with information about the area. Although the Gap Lodge is not in town (On the main road... More 

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Taylors, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Excellent stop on our tour of the Irish coast. We stayed during the off season for just one night, but the warm welcome and conversation we received made me wish we could stay longer. Absolutely gorgeous place and right along a desolate stretch of the highway between Northern Ireland and Donegal.

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Bayside
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We had an awesome stay with Sile and family in October. Comfortable, well outfitted room (bathroom only had shower, but that was fine for us), delightful helpful knowledgeable hostess, spectacular breakfast. Exqu site wild Irish setting.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

wow weeee what an Amazing place to stay 10 min drive from town centre , lots of parking ,we had a camper van it was always easy to park up no mater what time we arrived back . The host was so lovely n warm , genuine ,helpful everything you expect from an irish person Breakfast was the best we... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

stayed here last minute at the weekend as we were playing for a wedding in Harvey's Point. Sile was welcoming, kind, knowledgable and just a very sweet lady. Seeing how she dealt with not only us but the couples from Northern Ireland and the US made me proud to be Irish and redeemed my faith in Irish Tourism. Breakfast hot... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Recently stayed at the Gap Lodge in Donegal with a friend and loved it! The hosts are welcoming, breakfast was great, and the B&B has a very homey vibe. Sile was able to offer great advice for the area as well! The B&B is located a little ways (5-10 min depending on your Irish driving skills) from 'Downtown' Donegal, very... More 

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Oro Station, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We only stayed one night at the Gap Lodge but it was excellent....a great location just outside of Donegal in a quiet country setting. The room was good sized for the three of us and there was lots of parking on site. The place is very clean and has a nice sitting room at the front. The breakfast was excellent... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Spent 4 days with my mother and daughter taking in the sites of Donegal. A lovely well kept property. Great food, excellent service could not ask for more. Central to many facilities. Most certainly be returning

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Kansas City, Missouri
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed here with our two kids, ages 9 and 12. We had a family room and fit just fine. The property is nicely decorated and very clean. It was built with the B&B in mind which often makes for a more convenient set up. The owner was very friendly and the breakfast was wonderful. It is a short drive... More 

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Sile was very nice and served personalized breakfast. Nothing else right nearby, so you must drive somewhere to get dinner. Short drive into Donegal though, and castle is right there. Sile recommended a pub, and food and drinks were good.

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