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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
l_russell1979 Belfast, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

just back after a three day stay. staff were great. we arrived a day early by our own mistake and reception staff accomodated us with no fuss. bedrooms were fantastic and our 2 kids loved the camp beds lol. both breakfast and dinner were delicious and the hotel was spotless. We would definately visit again.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want to centre your break away around your children with a little time to yourself, then this is the place. The Planet Active kids club is fantastic my kids aged 6 & 9 had a great time. The play leaders are brilliant. Lovely, friendly girls & the kids really take to them. Facilities are quite basic, but provides... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was abit disappointing really. Staff were very friendly but I'm not sure how they called a very lumpy and uncomfortable camp bed added in the room, a family room. I didn't find it that clean, the shower curtain was pink with mold all along the bottom and the bathroom smelt of pee...... yuk! The restaurant wasn't much better... More

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Livingston, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an excellent hotel for our bus trip types,very central for 'Derry,Giants causeway,Letterkenny,Marlin head. The Hotel itself is very comfortable,the rooms are excellent,large soft beds,plenty of room,big bathroom,1 drawback they have shower curtains as we all know wrap about you as you move. Breakfast..best in a long time..buffet,every thing hot apart from the fresh juice..we were on half board,the... More

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent two nights at the Inishowen Gateway Hotel and had a very relaxing, enjoyable stay. Staff very friendly, room clean and comfortable with good ensuite. The hotel has a great swimming pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi which I would recommend. We got a good last minute deal for bed and breakfast with one evening meal which was very good... More

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Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just back from a 3 night stay at the Innishowen Gateway. Had a lovely time and it was very reasonable on a 3 night bed breakfast and evening meal deal. The pool was fantastic and a couple of times we had it to ourselves which was heavenly. Planet Active is a bit worn but what play area isn't and I... More

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Tralee, Ireland
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266 reviews 266 reviews
55 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here one night Very pleasant staff Great location although about a mile from centre Good parking Got good corporate rate Bed and room very nice Great breakfast Didn't try leisure centre bit looked good Recommend this hotel if up here

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

visited the hotel for its carvery sunday lunch--its a must, 5 courses of excellent food and the service by the staff was outstanding--the wine was a bit pricey but it was 96 euros for 4 people which included a bottle of wine---good value for what we received

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 5th time to stay at this hotel. Its in a great location for touring the Inishowen penninsula. Great kids club mornings and evenings our 7 yr old loved it, and myself and my hubbie got to eat dinner in peace. Great playground just a few mins walk from hotel. Staff friendly and helpful. Swimming pool a great... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a five day tour of Northern Ireland with Urquhart & missing it already. The rooms are comfortable & well furnished with spacious bathroom.,the décor modern,the meals superb especially the breakfast of real irish fare.The staff are friendly & informative & there is entertainment in the Bar most nights. Buncrana is a nice little town full of pubs,a... More

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

Hello Supergav67 Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back to us in the near future. On your next trip please let us know in advance of your arrival date. Kind regards Joleene More

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Address: Railway Road, Buncrana, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Buncrana
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Inishowen Gateway Hotel Buncrana
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The Inishowen Gateway Hotel is located just outside the picturesque town of Buncrana on Donegal's Inishowen Peninsula. The hotel commands stunning views of the majestic Lough Swilly leading out on to the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel has 80 well appointed en-suite bedrooms, many of which overlook the lake. Some of the facilities are the Gateway Health & Fitness Club, Seagrass Wellbeing Centre, Planet Active for kids & The Peninsula Restaurant. ... more   less 
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