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The Central Hotel - Donegal

The Diamond, Donegal Town, Ireland
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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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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a nice midweek stay here. I remember visiting this hotel as child. It brought back really fond memories. It is old, but still elegant. Service was good. The bar had a good menu that had allergens and gluten free dishes clearly marked. My daughter has celiac and must eat gluten free. The waiter was very helpful and familiar... More 

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Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What can I say about this hotel? It is truly terrible on so many levels: Firstly, the place clearly hasn't had a cent invested in it in years. Ample evidence to support this claim can be found in the worn-out, faded-wood lifts, the 1970's faded-brown curtains, the worn carpets, and the clapped-out furniture. The towel in our room had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights, perfect location in the town & for sightseeing around Donegal, rooms clean, great night sleep, good food both for breakfast & dinner, staff very friendly & helpful, the hotel has a gym &swimming pool, would recommend to friends.

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a fab weekend the food and staff was amazing apart from one member of bar staff called John I think he has no people skills and was rude to us which was so disappointing. When we asked for coleslaw potato salad and tobacco or ff onions they didn't have any but apart from that the food was excellent

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Lurgan, Co Armagh, N.Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my partner and i booked here last weekend. we were attending a wedding at Harveys Point, but we decided to choose The Central as it was much cheaper. we didn't check in until 1.30am (after the wedding reception) as we were travelling a long distance and had to go straight to the wedding. the night porter gave us the keys... More 

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2nights with our 7month baby. Checking in with all our luggage (plenty when you have a baby) and a pram was not ideal there were 2 steps to climb after we got out of the lift from reception then as our room 172 was at the back we had to face another 10 or so steps then a... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you sincerely for taking the time to write your review following your recent visit to our hotel. We value all guest feedback as it help us to continuously improve on our standards and the service we provide. We are in the process of looking into making areas of the hotel more accessible by installing ramp systems. I... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night, we called in early to see what time check in was & the receptionist was lovely and advised our room was ready, check in was easy & she advised us best route to room to avoid stairs as we had baby in pram. It is a bit awkward with a pram because of heavy doors. Room... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you sincerely for taking the time to write your review following your recent visit to our hotel. It is with great delight that I read you had such a lovely experience with us during your visit. I'm delighted that you received a warm Donegal welcome from our team, we are very proud of all our members of... More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are a little dated but spacious, clean & comfortable. Was a bit of noise disturbance at night on the weekend from a pub or club nearby but it didn't go on too late. Breakfast was ok. Great location in centre of Donegal town.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your review following your recent visit to Donegal and our hotel. We do appreciate all feedback to help us continuously improve on our standards and service we provide. We are delighted to announce that we are in the process of renovating all our bedrooms with renovation on the first floor... More 

Ireland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here on a business trip in March and couldn't fault anything about the hotel. I was on my own and was expecting a tiny room for my stay, but was given a lovely room on the 3rd floor overlooking the bay; could not have been happier. I had chosen the hotel next door to the Central the last time... More 

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

Dear Mazza99 Thank you sincerely for taking the time to write your lovely review following your recent visit to our hotel and Donegal. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very proud of all our members of staff as they always ensure all our guests receive a warm Donegal welcome. We offer free WiFi throughout the... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveled with Caledonian tours on a 4 day stay. The hotel is in the centre of Donegal, the reception was very quick in booking us in as there was 3 buses arriving at the same time. Our room was on the 2nd floor. It was spacious and spotless and had been recently decorated. I was well impressed. In the lovely... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you sincerely for your kind review following your recent coach trip to Donegal and our hotel. It is with great please that I read your review. I absolutely agree with you our staff is a real credit to the hotel. They are very hard working and dedicated and always ensure all our guest receive a warm Donegal... More 

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