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Inishowen Gateway

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Railway Road, Buncrana, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ireland
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39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights as we were going to a family wedding. We checked in & our room was on the ground floor & smelled of cigarettes & was right next to where a coach was parked. I asked for another room & was given a room at the end of the hotel over the gym. The room was... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a wedding guest, the hotel staff were excellent, they couldn't have been nicer or more helpful and were always in the background ensuring things went smoothly. The function room was perfect and the food was the best wedding food I'd ever had. I'd recommend pre-ordering your taxi for the end of the evening (if needed) because there is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night, room was fine, clean, overlooked car park but that was ok as just for one night. Also has a decent bar and a nice view of the bay and golf course at the back. The food however was inedible. The steak we ordered was like it had been pre cooked, frozen, then boiled in a bag. Came... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and great facilities throughout the Hotel in a Beautiful Location overlooking Lough Swilly,Buncrana, Co.Donegal. Ideal base for touring around The Inishowen Peninsula! Lovely views across Lough Swilly from the Restaurant. Complimentary use of wonderful Spa facilities and 9-hole Golf Course. Staff were superb and couldn't do enough for you!

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Derry. N.Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is understaffed and the waiting staff on duty are overworked. The food was passable. I felt sorry for the pressured restaurant staff which explained the long wait. I once stayed overnight but my room was at the back looking out to a wooden fence. Ask for upstairs room if you want a view of the beach. It was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here Sunday 9th to Friday 14th family deal with husband and teenage sons 14yrs and 16yrs. First impressions were good lovely room 406 clean needs a little updating but fine Dinner was served in bar very busy but staff very patient . Bar food was good had Buffett Monday to Wednesday was okay. Slept well on Sunday night but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best to book. Large crowds expected. Earlier you arrive the easier it is to get severed. Staff very friendly and helpful. Soup and bread rolls to start, a full table of everything you could imagine. Fresh fish, salads meat, chicken and the rest. To much to mention. Then you go up for your dinner. Three choices of meat,roast potatoes, plain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could rate this place more than available. Brilliant hotel, very clean, nice friendly staff all very helpful. Great food and very accommodating for kids. Will definitely be back soon. And we got a great deal to begin with. Roll on Christmas for Santa visit.

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Buncrana, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had evening dinner with family, potatoes were clearly reheated from I assume the carvery earlier in the day,they were dry and some burnt! If there was a teaspoon of sweet chilli put on them I'd be surprised. Spring rolls were from packet, definitely not made in the restaurant. Fritata was a tasteless omelette, sundried tomatoes had odd taste,just not nice.... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately this is not a hotel to go to if you want to relax. The noisiest cleaning staff on the planet meant that we could never sleep past 8:30 am! The staff literally roar at each other up & down the corridor, congregating outside my bedroom (252) with their trolley, meant that I could never get a lie in. Not... More 

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