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Fort Royal Country House

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Kinnegar Road, Rathmullan D1, Ireland
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Fort Royal Country House
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Rathmullan
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Dublin Ireland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a pleasant and quiet retreat in a nice location however fell a victim of the recession and closed its doors. It is now in private ownership and may be returned to its original role as a large family home and estate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We stayed in one of the cottages and had the most wonderful weekend. The beach was fabulous , we played tennis, had superb local food in great restaurants and had long walks with the best scenery. Everything is accessible and this enhances what is a lovely place !

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Dublin, Ireland
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

We stayed here for one night recently and had dinner as well. Our room was a good size, but very warm despite having the windows open. The bedding was quite old, they are still using blankets and the bed cover was a bit grotty. I was annoyed that there was no bottled water in the room, considering that the tap... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
39 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

We stayed here for four nights and really enjoyed it. It's a quiet place, about 10 rooms. There's not a lot happens at the hotel, so it will suit those who want quiet and relaxation, but may disappoint people who want something a bit livelier. Dinner is served in the evening, and you can order drinks in the lounge, but... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

This hotel is good for the soul - peaceful, classy and warm. The grounds are fabulous with views through the trees to the beach with the sea and mountains beyond. Rathmullan is a lovely spot. We stayed at the hotel one night and would have stayed several if we could have done. Thoroughly recommended.

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Co Donegal
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

We thoroughly enjoyed our two-night stay in Fort Royal. The gardens are gorgeous, the sense of peace abounds. The hotel has ideal access to the beach, right at the end of the garden. The view from our room was splendid. Many thanks to Tim and the excellent staff. Looking forward to going back and bringing the family!

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

Spent the June Bank Holiday weekend in Fort Royal. Access to the beach and the grounds were lovely. Loved it, very relaxing and the food was great. Cannot wait to return.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

Had a super week at the Fort Royal staying in the self catering cottage within the hotel grounds, but had two gorgeous meals in the restaurant. The weather was so kind to us! Everyone very friendly - as usual! Soooooo relaxing and peaceful - just what was needed to recharge our batteries - here's hoping we will have many more... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

i stayed here with my parents when i was young and wanted to go again with my young son for a break.on arrival was welcomed promptly by Mary at reception who was very nice and efficient.The room was clean and comfortable and had a very comfortable bed which was bigger than i expected.We had trouble getting down to breakfast on... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

Fort Royal is a lovely old house sitting on the edge of the pretty village of Rathmullan. I visited Fort Royal many years ago and enjoyed my stay so me and my wife decided to return but we were left very disappointed. I feel that it is now living off past glories as the hotel and staff are not as... More

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tflet, Manager at Fort Royal Country House, responded to this review

As the manager of a small hotel I know virtually every guests name and when they stayed. I am totally convinced that this reviewer did not stay with us at all. I am assuming that they are related to a previous false reviewer from 28th Aug 2010 who described our hotel with a very similar review. Quite why they want... More

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Address: Kinnegar Road, Rathmullan D1, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Rathmullan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Fort Royal Country House Hotel Rathmullan
Fort Royal Country House Rathmullan, Ireland - County Donegal

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