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The Central Hotel - Donegal

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The Diamond, Donegal Town, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited as part of a coach trip and, although we definitely felt we were treated as second-class citizens by the restaurant staff, we were happy enough with our stay. The meals were very organised and we experienced no delays. The main evening meals were fine - no complaints there at all, and a nice vegetarian option every day (although... More 

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North Bay, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Central Hotel in Donegal town is one of those old world hotels that still does it for me. I had been in Ireland for almost three weeks, and booked two rooms here for my daughter and me, and we were totally charmed. The rooms, facing the bay, were lovely, and the service was excellent. The breakfast was perfect, and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just. Bak from Donegal. .stayed In. the. Central hotel very nice..apart from the. Renovation work going. Outside our room. Till. 8,,00 at night. Hammers. Drilling. Etc. otherwise. A. Good. Place. To. Stay. Very. Friendly. Staff. ..nice. Food. Very. Handy for. Other. Amenities

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a very pleasant 4 nights at the Central Hotel, we went with our local coach firm. The staff at the hotel were extremely helpful, the hotel although a little old fashioned, which we like, was very clean throughout, the food was good and varied and local entertainment in the well stocked bar most nights. The hotel is in... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After I booked, I went through all the bad reviews and I don't get them. This hotel is lovely, comfortable and cosy. My room was perfectly clean, my bed was comfy, the wifi worked fine, the staff were lovely etc. People complaining about the decor - did you come specifically to sit in your room 24/7??? People complaining about the... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hi. Stayed here for one night recently. Disappointed with the first room (with a view of a roof and various workings on it) we asked for, and were given, another room with a view of the bay. That view was the best part of this hotel. Rooms need some real TLC. Bathrooms were very drab. Reception is cold and impersonal.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The biggest plus of this hotel is its staff, very friendly ,helpful and caring. Food was lovely and swimming pool was well maintained, but it is a congested old hotel... The rooms are fairly spacious, well equipped and clean. We found them comfortable and quiet.

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great central location, nice room with great view. Food in the bar was very nice, there were nice views from the breakfast room. Room was too hot and I couldn't turn the radiator off, the windows only opened in inch.

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reading one or two recent less than effusive responses to this establishment,I felt I should add my tuppence worth. I had a two night stay recently and,as ever,have nothing but praise for the straight ahead,unfussy offering:my room was great,looking out on the bay,and the price was certainly right. I have only ever once been offered a room that I didn't... More 

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centralhotel11, Senior Receptionist at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear George Thank you kindly for taking the time to write your review. We sincerely appreciate all guest feedback. I am delighted you have continued to enjoy your visits to our hotel. It is always a pleasure to welcome back regular guests. Our bay view rooms certainly does offer some lovely views of Donegal Bay. We are always happy to... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not great. Good location but that is it. Room was just standard. Our view was a brick wall!! Breakfast was terrible. Very little choice and was not offered everything that was on the menu but somehow other guests sitting at the next table were offered. Need to get self service in place as well. Won't hurry back!!!

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centralhotel11, Senior Receptionist at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear BrendaB36 Thank you for taking the time to write your review following your recent stay at our Hotel. We do appreciate all guest feedback as it continuously help us improve on the service we provide. It is with great disappointment that I learn you did not enjoy your experience here with us. We will certainly take your comments on... More 

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