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Nesbitt Arms Hotel

Main Street, Ardara, Ireland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent place to stay. The staff were very helpful in telling us the places to go to hear traditional Irish music in the village. Also places to visit while in the area, as it is a beautiful part of Donegal, Ireland. The Corner bar is great and right next door.

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omagh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for just 1 night with 2 others, A rather busy hotel, very basic, nothing elaborate. Parking is a bit of a problem. Overall staff quite good. Will stay again as a good night was had in nearby pub. Great traditional irish music.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of our hotel. We are very lucky to be situated right in the centre of Ardara which boasts many great pubs and shops amid some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland. We would love to have you back soon as we have made some great changes in the last two weeks.... More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a gem! Great location in the centre of Ardara it has everything you need. Great staff, great food, clean and comfortable. What more can you ask for. Breakfast was excellent. Evening meals were equally as good. Looking forward to a return visit.

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

Dear Peter Thank you for your very kind review of our hotel. You certainly covered every area and confirmed what and who we are. A special thanks to the great team here led by Liam who work tirelessly to give our guests a memorable experience of the beautiful Ardara and SW Donegal. Once again a big thank you and we... More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in the summer. Excellent family hotel with a lively bar late in the evening. Ardara is a buzzing town with plenty of excitement, trad music, and a varity of good bars; try nancys. We visited at a busy time and the staff are almost running from place to place. We were given a great welcome and the service... More 

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

Dear Guest, A special thank you for your amazing review of our hotel and the surrounding area of Ardara. We are glad you enjoyed your time here in this majestic part of Ireland - we like to refer to it as "a piece of heaven". Ardara is an ideal place to base yourself while touring the area of SW Donegal... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the restaurant yesterday and was utterly disappointed by the extremely inefficient service. Sat down at a table and was not greeted by any staff members - after ten minutes or so I had to ask for a menu, then placed a drinks order that took a while. After finally placing the food order one meal arrived without the other... More 

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

Dear Polly, Thank you for your recent review of our hotel. We are truly sorry that you experienced a totally out of character service in our bar/bistro. We have taken on board your comments and have addressed same. The hotel industry is very labour intensive at times and sometimes we can be surprised with an influx of a lot of... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Des, Thank you your recent review of our hotel. Built in 1838, it is certainly an institution and steeped in history. Some of Ireland's most famous poets and writers found themselves in Ardara at The Nesbitt Arms to recharge their batteries! You are right when you say its quirky, which we love. In a world full of very modern,... More 

Watford
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Dear Janet What a delight it was to read your recent review our hotel. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay here with us and also got to travel around and savour the beautiful, majestic scenery of SW Donegal. We are blessed in that we are very central for touring this area. I am so glad you experienced the... More 

Longford, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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 July 20, 2015

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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47 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

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 

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