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The Arches Country House

Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
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The Arches Country House
Ranked #3 of 36 Donegal Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Middlebury, Vermont
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

My wife and I had a lovely stay at The Arches. Noreen made us feel right at home and her breakfast was delicious.Our room had a lovely view of the Loch and we had a great nights sleep. If you are looking for a place to stay in the Donegal area you can't go far wrong with The Arches !!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Arches for two nights while we were exploring the Donegal area. The B&B is about 10 minutes from Donegal Town, and it was a little tricky finding it the first time. Noreen is an excellent host, we were able to chat a bit the second morning we were there. The first morning we had the "Traditional... More

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dayton, ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an average B&B. It is impressively situated with a great view of Lough Eske and the grounds are beautifully groomed. Rooms are good sized but with smaller bathrooms. There is a very nice breakfast room overlooking the lake. Breakfast was excellent. It would be a great place for solitude and for long walks but not if you want... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arches is absolutely first class. It is located about 10 minutes from Donegal and overlooks beautiful Lough Eske. The house is large and comfortable. Noreen is a gracious host and the breakfast was excellent. We only had one night to stay here and we wish we could have enjoyed it more. A+ all the way!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A little further out of Donegal than we expected but once we finally found it, the route to and from Donegal was quite easy to negotiate. This B&B is in a large elegant house overlooking Lough Eske with distant views to the Atlantic Ocean in the background. Noreen the host was most welcoming but unusually a greeting cup of tea... More

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San Diego, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The arches is situated overlooking lough eske with well groomed grounds and fabulous views. Are room was incredibly spacious with two sitting nooks in front of big arched windows to take in the awesome view. Everything was clean and very comfortable and we enjoyed a lovely afternoon sipping tea while soaking in the view. We would absolutely stay here again.

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Columbus, Ohio
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A stay with Noreen at Arches is just plain perfect! The house is beautiful, the grounds exceptional, the rooms immaculate, the sitting room spacious and yet cozy, and the breakfast delicious. We spent two nights at Arches and you could not ask for a more relaxing stay. The closeness to Donegal and other points of interest are feathers is the... More

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Burlington, Connecticut
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

This was my first time staying with Noreen but my boyfriend has been coming back for over 10 years and now I know why! The house is imacculate, all the rooms are great, and the breakfast is delicious! It was very convenient to town but super quiet and the view spectacular. I loved it.

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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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