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Dorrian's Imperial

Main Street, Ballyshannon, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Ballyshannon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
Eliane S Kloten, Switzerland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kloten, Switzerland
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I stayed in Ballyshannon for the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival. It was very busy for the entire weekend and it was great to escape to the quiet of the hotel situated in the centre. The staffs were very friendly and helpful. The room (309) was clean and just the right size for a single use - the quality of... More

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We arrived to a very warm welcome. The room we had was very spacious, comfortable, very clean and well furnished. The whole hotel was beautifully decorated and staff very pleasant and helpful. The Irish breakfast served every morning was a brilliant start to each day and we had very nice meals in the evening. We stayed in Ballyshannon for the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Lucky to get last minute booking.When we arrived I thought the hotel was a bit dated.To my delight the staff were extremely helpful and friendly.The hotel is extremely clean.The food is good.The Chef went of his way to make me a special vegetarian breakfast each morning,which was served by a lovely friendly lady.I will definitely return to Dorrians Hotel.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Dorrians' Imperial Hotel is an absolutely delightful surprise in the southwest corner of Donegal in Ballyshannon, Ireland. From the gorgeous old woodwork to the chandeliers and wing-backed chairs in front of the fireplace in the reception area, the place exudes warmth and hospitality. The bedrooms are large and well furnished. Friendly, warm staff offer an array of breakfast choices. Dorians'... More

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Newry, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We had a lovely warm welcome from the owner on our arrival. Room was very clean and functional. Staff very friendly and helpful. Bar was really busy as the drama festival was in town. Lovely breakfast. One of the few family hotels left. We should support them.

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Had a great time in Dorrian,s Hotel. Stayed one night on April 13th. Fabulous warm welcome from the Owners to the huge glowing real fire in the foyer. The bedroom was huge, clean and the shower was fab. Really enjoyed our meal in the Restaurant and the breakfast in the morning. Thanks again. We travelled a long way from Cork... More

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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Stayed here a few week's ago during Ballyshannon Drama Festival. Had a great time! The rooms were spacious and very clean.The staff were friendly even when some of us had a few too many!! We didn't surface for breakfast but have heard it was delicious. Great value for money! Will certainly be back!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Had a fabulous time at Dorrian's. Rooms very spacious clean and provides all mod con's. Staff go out of their way to provide an excellent service.staff and owners very friendly and helpful always someone on the desk. The hotel is situated in the centre of the town with its own car park. The food served in the hotel was top... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

February overnight stay in Ballyshannon's best hotel, large bedrooms, old tv, this time of year most hotels are only open Friday & Saturday nights, Dorrian's is open throughout the week, ( even though they told us they were closed, reception thought we meant for food! ) Restaurant closed unless they have an event on (funeral) then evening meals are available.... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

My husband and I stayed here on chance during our recent tour of Ireland. The staff and owner of the hotel were very helpful. We were given a large room and whilst it overlooked the road in front of the hotel we didn't find any road noise disturbing. Although the hotel's in the centre of Ballyshannon it does have its... More

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Address: Main Street, Ballyshannon, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Ballyshannon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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