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The Central Hotel - Donegal

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Diamond, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Ranked #6 of 7 Hotels in Donegal Town
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
EJClifton Clifton, Virginia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Clifton, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a tour bus hotel, but is a great value , includes breakfast. Adequate room, quiet except for the fire alarms that went off twice during the night...no explanation or apology the next day. But all in all an easy stay, free parking, food was ok...but recommend the place next door for dinner.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in the Upper Deck bar. It is a lovely cosy dining area and has a nice relaxed atmosphere. Hard to find words to describe just how great the food was in here and the service was also first class. Very reasonably priced! We will definitely be back!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After travelling several thousand miles we arrived to be told that check in was at 3pm and we should come back later. Our Superior Double Room with view of Donegal Bay was a smelly 3 bed dormitory with a view of a garden shed perched on the roof of an enclosed utilities area. Our next Superior Double Room with a... More

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

Dear Guest , Naturally, it is of concern to us that you experienced less than our traditional welcome, courtesy and care standards on the occasion of your recent visit. Rest assure I have conducted a full investigation into the matters raised in your review. Check-in time at the hotel is 3pm whist our front of house team do try to... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with FirstDoc's comment. Can't understand why some people are always whinging. I stayed there a few weeks ago. Lovely spacious room with the bay view (I didn't even request that). The reception gave me a free parking ticket for my stay and I could park in any car park I like in the town. 100 yards walk maybe... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you most sincerely for you positive review regarding your stay with us here at The Central Hotel. It was a pleasure to welcome you to Donegal & i'm so glad to hear you received a room with a view of beautiful Donegal Bay. We would be happy to welcome you back to Donegal & the Central Hotel... More

Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed at the hotel having booked a room overlooking the bay.on checkin we ended up with a room overlooking the central area of the hotel with 3 double beds in.Yes the room was large but not what i had booked for a romantic stay! however the lady on the desk apologised and changed it immediatley.The hotel is central for... More

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

Dear Joe Thank you for taking the time to share you comments with us, feedback is so important to us as it allows us to constantly improve our standards & satisfy our customers. I'm pleased to hear reception dealt with the error in room assignment so quickly, the front desk team are so good with guests & always try to... More

Sarnia, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at The Central on June 19th as part of a bus tour of Northern Ireland. It's a nice older hotel that is quite nice. Unfortunately the bus got into Donegal after most of the businesses had closed so there was little to explore. The elevator is quite small and the doors close rather fast which was a bit... More

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

Dear Matt , Thank you for taking the time to write your positive stay here at The Central Hotel, It was a pleasure to welcome you & your mum to Donegal . I've taken your comments on board regarding the lift & rest assure I will have maintance look at it first thing Monday morning. I'm sure the issue will... More

Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in this Hotel many times. Staff welcoming, friendly and helpful. Good central base for exploring other areas in Donegal and Co.Londonderry with bus links to Dublin, Derry etc...just outside the door. Rooms overlooking Donegal Bay are probably the best and worth paying a little extra for. Breakfast is good with plenty to choose from. Haven't eaten an... More

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

Dear Carmen, It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family back to the central, It was a pleasure to read your lovely comments about our staff. We are so lucky to have such a dedicated team who go above & beyond to please our guests. I completely agree with you about our Bay View rooms having traveling much... More

Liverpool
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the hotel is based in the city centre triangle, parking is down the hill in the public car park so; drop family, bags off first, get your parking ticket from hotel and then park car leaving partners etc to complete the check in formalities. We had a room looking over the bay and was great although son had single... More

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

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your comments following your recent visit to The Central Hotel. It was our pleasure to welcome you & your family. I'm pleased to read you appreciated the lovely view of Donegal Bay & sorry to hear both guests didn't receive the same view. Being in the town centre limits the amount of rooms that... More

Princeville, Hawaii
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No parking available upon arrival, just excuses and trying to blame others. But that was nothing compared to the room and the NOISE. Music from bar directly below our room started before 9pm. Called reception at 10pm and was told it would end by 11pm. Called again at 1115 as it had not ended and had gotten louder. The walls... More

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

Dear Thomas, I am genuinely sorry that you checked out of The Central Hotel with such a negative impression. we appreciate all feedback from our guest & welcome any pointers which will assist us in improving our product and service. Please be assured that each and every comment you have mentioned has been discussed in detail at our weekly management... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent four nights in The central Hotel. Rooms were spacious and clean. Bathrom was fair size with everything you require. Staff were always polite when speaking to them. In the centre of Donegal. No noise from main street. Would return to this hotel again..

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

Dear Guest It was a pleasure to read such a kind review, we appreciate all feedback & I look forward to passing your positive words along to our staff . Our staff are always going above & beyond to please and help our guests in anyway they can, & I'm so pleased to read you appreciate it . We all... More

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Address: The Diamond, Donegal Town, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Central Hotel - Donegal 3*
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