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Inishowen Gateway

Railway Road, Buncrana, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Buncrana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
jamesc902 Ballymena, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just back from overnight with family . everything as it should be. room 251 lovely. very friendly staff. went to pool which was very clean and tidy. didn.t make it to santas kingdom but was told it was very good

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Belfast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location. Rooms a bit tired but fine. Dinner and breakfast very good. Staff are professional but friendly and nothing is too much trouble. We had a few issues but these were quickly sorted to our satisfaction. I would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Inishowen Gateway Hotel 6th - 8th December to visit Santa's Kingdom. It was also my daughters 3rd birthday which made it extra special stay. From booking to checkout the staff at the hotel were fantastic. Everyone was very friendly and more than accommodating. Santa's Kingdom was brilliant! It was about 1 hour 30 min and the... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here while attending a wedding in the area. We where very impressed by how clean and fresh looking this was, the staff where very friendly and the rooms where bright and very clean. Bathroom was spotless too. Breakfast the next morning was delicious and promptly served. There seemed to be quite a lot to see... More 

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JoleeneMcD, Guest Relations Manager at Inishowen Gateway, responded to this review

Dear Baronation Thank you for submitting your lovely review of our hotel, we are delighted to read you both enjoyed your time here. Buncrana town does have loads to do and see in the area with a great nightlife and loads of cultural activities nearby so it is a great base for exploring Inishowen, Derry and Donegal. Hopefully we will... More 

Western Ireland, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on 7/12/14 for Santa's Kingdom experience, It was fantastic!! The staff were welcoming, rooms clean and comfortable and the hotel was beautifully decorated for Christmas. The Santa experience was one that I would thoroughly recommend. Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves paid such great attention to the kids. The present and photo were included as part of... More 

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JoleeneMcD, Guest Relations Manager at Inishowen Gateway, responded to this review

Dear KraftyKat11 Many thanks for submitting your review. Our staff very much appreciate your kind feedback. We love to hear of the children enjoying our shows as much as we love looking after them. Our Santa's Kingdom is now in its fifth year and grows bigger every year. Hopefully we will see you all again here next year. Kind regards... More 

belfast
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Review is going to echo most of the previous Lovely hotel , all staff a real credit to the place from reception to the bar breakfast room etc The reason for our visit was to see the big man himself lol although it was Mrs Claus who ran proceedings (and stole the show) "Sshh and another Sshh" if you have... More 

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JoleeneMcD, Guest Relations Manager at Inishowen Gateway, responded to this review

Dear phille75 Thank you for submitting your review of your recent stay with us. We are glad your children enjoyed the Santa Kingdom show along with use of our facilities. Hopefully we will see you all again next year for a return visit, Kind regards Joleene More 

Donegal
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel on the 28th November for the arrival of Santa and friends. It was very well organised and my 2 girls loved every minute of it. Santa, Mrs Claus and the Elves were all fantastic, and the characters made sure to dance and get photos taken with all the children. The Santa show was great, with... More 

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JoleeneMcD, Guest Relations Manager at Inishowen Gateway, responded to this review

Dear Raymy We loved reading your review of our hotel, many thanks for taking the time to submit it. Our Santa's Kingdom shows run every year until the 23rd December and this year we have sold out every show. It takes months of preparation and planning so to read your lovely comments is very much appreciated by all the staff... More 

Donegal Town, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mixed review from me on this one. Communal areas in this hotel are really lovely, fresh, clean, well kept and welcoming. Staff generally were lovely. The bar is lovely (although on the cold side), entertainment on the night was lively (although not my cuppa tea!) and a good atmosphere. Leisure centre is always a bonus but the strong smell of... More 

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JoleeneMcD, Guest Relations Manager at Inishowen Gateway, responded to this review

Dear DunNaGall2012 Thank you for taking the time to submit your review of your stay back in August. We have taken appropriate action on the issues you raise in your review including the window area and I apologise that this was how your room was when you checked in. We do hope your will return to us in the future... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got married in the Inishowen Gateway in October. We stayed for 4 nights in total with many of our guests staying 2 or 3 nights as well. The bridal suite is absolutely fantastic and I didn't want to leave it, its really luxurious and spacious. The staff at the hotel were really fabulous and could not have been more... More 

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JoleeneMcD, Guest Relations Manager at Inishowen Gateway, responded to this review

Hello Bronagh H It was an absolute delight to look after you both on your special day and thank you for choosing our Hotel as your wedding venue. Your comments are much appreciated by all the staff who looked after you both and we look forward to welcoming you both back here again in 2015 for your anniversary. Kindest regards... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really couldnt recommended the santa trail enough everything was magical, our three girls enjoyed every minute, hotel was lovely and clean, staff were friendly and helpful, really impressed. We wil definatly make this an annual trip

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JoleeneMcD, Guest Relations Manager at Inishowen Gateway, responded to this review

Dear Oliveen Many thanks for your review. Our Santa's Kingdom event is now in its fifth year and continues to grow every year. It is now sold out up until the 23rd December for 2014. Many families stay with us each year for Santa's Kingdom and return each year as their family tradition and it is lovely to see the... More 

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Address: Railway Road, Buncrana, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Buncrana
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Number of rooms: 80
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