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Great Northern Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sea Road, Bundoran, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Bundoran
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I took my mum here as a Mother's Day present for the night. It was on a deal, when I rang to confirm the booking as we were heading down, the manager informed me that the booking should not have been made because it was a bank holiday down there. I thought this was rude, what did she expect the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The only thing good about this hotel is it's location. Overlooking the sea and next to a golf course it could be a fantastic place but it is tired and musty and dirty. My room was full of mold on the bathroom ceiling and had cob webs. Need I say more. Skip it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I usually base my review on hospitality (staff and service) venue and its location. Firstly as great advantage point is that The Great Northern hotel is situated in the best position in Bundoran; central but very quite due to the golf course that wrap around the hotel. And amazing views! There are more central hotels on the main road but... More

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the hotel for the first time back in 2012 for a short summer family break. Altho they're were some problems such as trying to charge our 10 week old baby for breakfast and dinner and some apparent lack of experience from new reception staff, after some discussion at check out they removed it from the bill. We... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Now. I've given an "agerage" in the overall rating purely because of some of the staff and their attitudes. This is a fantastic hotel with the most stunning setting in beautiful Bundoran. It has not at all moved with the times and is a wonderful delight of days gone by. BUT. Some of the staff absolutely spoil this fantastic hotel's... More

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was not expecting much after reading the reviews but when we arrived we were greeted by friendly staff and directed to our room even though we had arrived early. The room was clean and comfortable. We had everything we needed! The entertainment on the night was great, we enjoyed breakfast which was served fresh and hot! We felt really... More

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel looks great from the outside nice staff and very friendly as well. We were with a tour group so we had set menu for dinner and buffet style for breakfast. Both meals were very good. But the hotel is very old and outdated no card key for the doors and the walls are thinner than paper you can hear... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel July 14, Looks really impressive from the outside,beautiful golf course and sea walks around the hotel.But..Rooms are small and shabby,breakfast was poor standard,Food was from Aldi/lidi supermarket.so best skip breakfast,,bar food was,nt much better,so skip that too,dinner was ok,soup was nice..New chef is totally needed,and if you need Wifi,forget it no signal.All in all We would,nt... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Myself and my husband had our wedding reception at the great northern. It was absolutely amazing from start to finish. Our wedding co-ordinator, Karen, was fantastic. She could not have done anything more for us. She was so helpful with everything, down to every detail.The food was terrific too. I would highly recommend the great northern for your wedding!!

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly not what is expected of a 4* hotel! Overpriced at over €100 for 1 adult and 5year old child for one night! Main reason for choosing this hotel was the kids club :( what a let down ! No supervision at all 5 year old walked back to room twice without anyone noticing he was gone! Only positive was... More

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Address: Sea Road, Bundoran, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Bundoran
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Great Northern Hotel 4*
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This luxury hotel in Bundoran Co Donegal is located on an 18 hole championship golf course and boasts a beautiful Leisure & Conference Centre. After your meal you can enjoy a relaxing drink in our lounge bars or dance the night away in our Atlantic Ballroom. Enjoy the charms of our Tir-Chonail Dining Room open daily with a full dinner menu on offer. ... more   less 
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