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The Arches Country House

Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Gretie-Lou Olpe, Germany
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Olpe, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had an one evening stay which we enjoyed very much. The view was fantastic, overlooking Lough Eske and the room was spacious. The cooked breakfast was delicious. We just would have preferred homemade jam.

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Los Angeles, California
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29 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

After a long day of driving across Northern Ireland from Belfast, we arrived at the Arches Country House and our one evening stay (our party of four stayed in two rooms) was simply wonderful. The pastoral and serene setting overlooking Lough Eske is truly stunning. It is a large property, beautifully situated with lovely manicured grounds. The guest rooms are... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed at the Arches as we were guests at a wedding reception nearby. Noreen's style made us welcome straight away and the accommodation was faultless.Car parking is spacious. Breakfast is served in a room overlooking the Lough and despite a wet Sunday morning the view was impressive, as was the garden, which is "the pride and joy" of Noreen's... More

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Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

We just spent three nights in Noreen's lovely B&B. What a very special treat! Our breakfast was made to order each day. Room 6 was spacious with a glorious view we never grew tired of. Do yourself a HUGE favor and stay here when in the Donegal area. It is a short drive into town. This beautiful, quiet location was... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I recently stayed in the Arches for two nights with my mother. The accommodation was just fantastic and Noreen was just a wonderful hostess.Amazing comfort and everything just laid on. I would love to stay there again when i return to Donegal.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We stayed at the Arches for 2 nights and we loved it! The owner Noreen was the hostess with the mostest and couldn't have been nicer. From the organising stages of email, right up until we drove away everything was great. Wheelchair access was available for us and our ground floor room was magnificent. It was spotless and was cleaned... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We were a group of four women traveling to Donegal to see the sights and do a bit of ancestry research. Noreen was very helpful on both accounts, in addition to providing a superb accommodation experience. This country house is beautiful, comfortable, in a gorgeous location away from the bustle of town and spotlessly clean. I recommend this B&B enthusiastically... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
67 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This truly was a most wonderful stay. Once you are warmly greeted by Noreen it was most relaxing to sit by the huge windows overlooking the beautiful lough, with a fresh brewed cup of tea, as the sun went down. The location is a bit tricky to find but as such is pure peace and tranquility. Tip- if you go... More

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

The Arches Bed and Breakfst is situated in one of the most stunning settings imaginable. Attention to detail in guest rooms is exceptional. Very pleasant lounge, bright dining area with spectacular views. Great selecton and well cooked breakfasts. The host, Noreen McGinty, is charming and ready to assist in any way possible. We have stayed at least once a year... More

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Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
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94 reviews 94 reviews
21 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We stayed at The Arches Country House after a long day driving on narrow, winding country roads. It turned out to be just what we needed. Our room was a nicely appointed suite with a three-quarter bath and another half bath in the adjoining bedroom. It also had an excellent view of Lough Eske. The television was a good-sized widescreen... More

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Also Known As:
The Arches Country House Hotel Donegal Town
The Arches Country House Hotel
Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #3 of 36 B&Bs / Inns in Donegal Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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