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The Arches Country House

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Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
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The Arches Country House
Ranked #3 of 37 Donegal Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Noreen and Connie make you feel at home. Beautiful views. Clean rooms. Great beds. Nice breakfast included. Price is right. Fishing good (don't tell anyone). Donegal is the quintessential Irish town. Perfect!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps all other B& B operators in Ireland could make a trip to Donegal to see how a really good one operates?? Hosts were lovely, always there when you needed them but otherwise behind the scenes making sure all was perfect. Property is beautiful with magnificent garden and views over the loch. Room was big, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was... More

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Maybole, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was without doubt the best b&b that we have ever been to on our travels. The hosts were extremely friendly and welcoming, and the property itself was fantastic. The view from our room over the loch was idylic, and the breakfast matched every aspect of a first class stay. I would recommend The Arches if you are visiting Donegal... More

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Swords, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place and brilliant breakfast. Noreen was such a great host and the views were breathtaking. Would highly recommend to everyone.We both fell in love with the place and will be back again very soon.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in The Arches Country House for a weekend in July, we enjoyed our stay immensely, everything from the fabulous views of the lake, to our beautiful room upstairs. The owner of the guesthouse was so helpful giving us recommendations for great places to eat in Donegal town and even dropping us in that evening for our meal. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay at The Arches. Comfy bed spotless rooms beautiful view lovely breakfast with fab homemade brown bread. Lovely presented. Highly recommend and hopefully get a return visit when in Donegal again

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Susan Weckbaugh
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22 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

What a gorgeous home! As we were driving up the driveway, my son exclaimed, "Are you sure we're at the right address? When Noreen showed us to our huge room with an almost wall-to-wall window looking out over sculpted trees, flowers and a divine lake, we just sat in the two armchairs and gawked out at the incredible view. We... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The setting in the room was nice, but that's about it. Yellow water coming out of the tap, and the hostess didn't bother to tell us until we asked. Tap water was safe to drink, but in this case, I would prefer bottled water was provided. The hostess was somehow not as warm and welcoming as other B&Bs we stayed... More

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Middlebury, Vermont
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6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

After leaving the Shannon Airport at 6am we arrived. The minute our heads hit the pillow we were out like a light. Comfy beds, great hot showers, remarkable hostess, spectacular setting, reliable WiFi, a breakfast fit for a queen (or king), this B& B has it all. My mom and I could not have chosen a better place to explore... More

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Tamworth, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My husband & I with another Australian couple stayed here recently. I must say Noreen was a great hosts. Great breakfast. Beautifully clean rooms with very comfortable beds. The gardens were beautifully maintained & a wonderful view of the Loch was an extra bonus. It is a bit further out of town than we thought, but well worth the trip.... More

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Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Arches Country House Hotel Donegal Town

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