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Nesbitt Arms Hotel

Main Street, Ardara, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nesbitts is an Ardara institution. It's the quintessential Irish country town hotel. This is not a boutique hotel. Design is far from cutting edge. Some aspects are distinctly quirky. The country music at breakfast in the ballroom is unusual. However if you want a hotel stay in the wonderful heritage town of Ardara this is the place. It's in the... More 

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Watford
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Delightful,clean and comfortable hotel in the heart of Ardara, a bustling little town near Donegal.Great for visiting the beautiful "Wild West Atlantic".Courteous, helpful, friendly staff, nothing was ever too much trouble.We will certainly return.

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Longford, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're looking to stay in an authentic small family run hotel with friendly local staff, spotlessly clean, attention to detail and and extremely good value for money this is the place for you. It's a perfect base to explore the West Donegal Highlands. We stayed for two nights bed-and-breakfast and evening meal using a discounted voucher. Nevertheless we were... More 

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NesbittArms, Public Relations Manager at Nesbitt Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ainemaire Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. What lovely compliments you gave us. We are extremely proud of our team here as they give a real genuine "Donegal Warm Welcome" to all who visit us. We do boast that every one of our team here are from the area and all share a warm welcoming... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed for the 1 night, staff were friendly and helpful, Rooms spotless only complain there were no plug sockets. Food was lovely. Would highly recommend. Ardara was a lovely town with a lovely atmosphere.

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NesbittArms, Public Relations Manager at Nesbitt Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks to you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your time with us, what a pity you couldn't have stayed longer. I will pass on your compliments to our Francis and his team as they work tirelessly in the background passionately producing great food for our visitors and guests. Indeed... More 

Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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43 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here as a couple. There is only on street parking. the check in process was smooth. The room was very basic and quite small. the décor would benefit from some updating. The beds weren't very comfortable and the ensuite was cramped. the hotel was generally clean. The dinner a la carte menu looked to have a good variety. We... More 

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NesbittArms, Public Relations Manager at Nesbitt Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I thank you for your review of our hotel recently. We are indeed glad that you enjoyed your stay overall with us. We are very lucky to be positioned centrally in the beautiful heritage town of Ardara and also a great base to explore SW Donegal with all it has to offer including our now world famous Slieve... More 

Letterkenny, Ireland
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often eat here while visiting Ardara (about once a month) and have never had a bad meal. great menu, great food - excellent service, staff are friendly, witty and very helpful, even when the place is busy and they are rushed off their feet. will always find you a table, even at busy times and look after you. families .... More 

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NesbittArms, Public Relations Manager at Nesbitt Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review. I am glad that you enjoyed your experience here with us. We are very proud of our team here which as you may know from returning time and time again are a very special group and all from the area which is really unique in the hotel industry today. I am not... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not our first choice but had to settle for this hotel which appears from the outside to be a typical old Irish pub but sadly discovered that the rooms are really a bit characterless. Our rooms had an unattractive outlook but as we checked in late we understood probably not a lot to choose from. Ate in the dining room,... More 

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NesbittArms, Public Relations Manager at Nesbitt Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karma64 Thank you for your recent review of our hotel. Guest feedback is invaluable to us for monitoring our performance on a daily basis. The service industry by nature is very labour intensive and I suppose one can have an off day. Yes I do agree that we are nice and very friendly and yes I also agree that... More 

donegal
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just dined here last weekend in the bar. The food was excellent, so tasty and lots of it! My husband had the steak, which I tasted and it melted in my mouth so would highly recommend that!The staff were also just lovely and they couldn't do enough for us.

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NesbittArms, Public Relations Manager at Nesbitt Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review of your dining experience here at The Nesbitt Arms. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal with us and would like to once again thank Francis and his team in the kitchen for the great standard of food they afford to our guests. A special thank you also to our... More 

glasgow
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73 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went for family meal when home on holidays,my family all had the steak,as it was steak night,&got it &all the trimmings for good value.I had the tuckey,juicy tasty,loads of spuds &veg, &large portains of homemade desserst

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NesbittArms, Public Relations Manager at Nesbitt Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a great review which we thank you for taking the time to write. We are thrilled you got to experience our cuisine and enjoyed it. A note of thanks to our new chef Francis who has really set the standard even higher for all our guests here at The Nesbitt Arms. We would be delighted to welcome... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I returned to Ardara two weekends ago to celebrate our engagement anniversary. Once again we were wowed with the warm welcome we received from Liam who even remembered us from months back We dined in the bistro and had a really tasty meal which didn’t disappoint. Note, try their toblerone cheesecake, it was delicious! After this we... More 

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NesbittArms, Public Relations Manager at Nesbitt Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fiona B, Thank you for your very positive & kind review of our hotel and team here. Firstly, heartiest congratulations to you both from us all here on your recent wedding. It surely seems that you have left a little piece of your heart in Ardara! We are so glad you came back to mark your engagement, what a... More 

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