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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 38 Donegal Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights at The Arches and it was wonderful. The first impression tells it all. The grounds were immaculately presented and the house was exceptionally clean and well presented. Our room was spacious and well appointed with a spectacular view of the old farm and Lough Eske. The beds were very comfortable and the shower hot and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Noreen is a very friendly and gracious host who'll spoil you from the moment you arrive. Her place is spotlessly clean and not a mark on any of the windows that gives you a very pleasant view of the superbly kept gardens. The rooms are large; very comfortable beds; spotless ensuite; an enormous, freshly cooked breakfast. I travelled with two... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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 August 4, 2014 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 August 3, 2014

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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115 reviews 115 reviews
22 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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new jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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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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