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The Harbour Inn

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Derry Road | Ludden, Buncrana, Ireland
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Called in here and had a lovely wee meal, staff 100% meal 100% well done The harbour inn ! It was a Sunday and we were passing and it looked busy so we thought if it's busy it must be nice, and it didn't disappoint! Thank you

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Thank MuffDiverIreland
Buncrana, Ireland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are cosy, clean and very tidy. The restaurant serves brilliant food (especially on a Sunday). I have visited the Harbour Inn on many occassions; to eat, drink or stay. There are several TVs in the restaurant/bar and the staff are delightful. Never had bad food here! Also if interested in staying in the hotel, it is opposite a beautiful... More 

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Thank John M
staffordshire
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38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we have family and friends close by we always have a room here. The rooms at the front have a beautiful view of Lough Swilly. The staff are very attentive and will see to all your needs. A warm welcome with a smile and good old Irish hospitality. What more would anyone want?

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Thank kacky1
BELFAST,NOTHERN IRELAND
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69 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for the first time here last weekend and Helen checked us in and when we booked they only had a twin room left,she brought us to our room and told us there had been a cancellation on a double and changed us right away so a big thanks Helen.The room was lovely and warm and everything we needed for... More 

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Thank BRENDAN L
KathleenBuncrana, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Hi Brendan. So glad you enjoyed you first ever stay with us at The Harbour Inn. I was a pleasure to have you stay with us. I will pass your nice comments on to Helen and all the staff here. Hope to see you again soon and Thanks for such a nice review. Kind Regards Kathleen. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely weekend staying here.The staff are lovely and very friendly and helpful.A special mention to Helen at reception who sorted out a problem with my booking.Also to Amy who was so friendly and helpful and the bar staff.The room was very clean and warm with tea making tray.We ate in the bar and the food was lovely on... More 

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Thank elizabethmccrystal
KathleenBuncrana, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth. Thank you for your kind comments on your recent stay with us. We really appreciate you taking the time out to Leave a review. I will this on to Helen, Amy and all the Bar staff. Glad they made your stay enjoyable and hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards Kathleen. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay, staff always pleasant and helpful, food great, We stayed here a lot because we could bring our dog and it was brilliant, we booked there for Jan but the policies have changed so we can't but these things happen.. Thank you Harbour Inn for some great stays.

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1 Thank weloveitaly_12
KathleenBuncrana, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Hi weloveitaly_12. Thank you for your Lovely comments on your stays at the Harbour Inn over the past few years. Hope our new no pets policy is not too much of an inconveniece to you. Hopefully we will see you again if you are ever in the area. Thanks again and best wishes Kathleen. More 

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25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Really lovely place. Nice clean rooms. Plenty of parking. Very friendly staff. Nice food and breakfast. In a beautiful location. Very peaceful and a place to relax. ................... Really nice beach across the road too........... Thank you

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1 Thank willshields
KathleenBuncrana, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Dear Willsheilds. We really appreciate your kind review of your stay with us in November. Glad everything was to your pleasing and hope to see you again in the future. Thank You. Kathleen. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

What a gorgeous hotel, staff fab, so friendly. We are going back, so clean, food fantastic cleaners brilliant lovely people, cant recommend highly enough. Nothing is too much.. Cant wait to return. Love this place.

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1 Thank samnmikey
KathleenBuncrana, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Hi Samnmikey. Thank you so much for your kind review of your stay with us in November. Look forward to seeing you both on your next visit. Kind regards kathleen. More 

Buncrana, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Visited on Saturday night on October bank holiday to find the Restaurant/ Bar area full to capacty, always a good sign. There were 9 of us celebrating a family event. I had the Harbour burger with garlic potatoes which were cooked to perfection. The waiter service to our table was friendly, courteous, prompt and polite. The waiting time was about... More 

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Thank TERRY L
doherty7777, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Good Evening Terry. Delighted to hear you enjoyed yor Family night out at The Harbour Inn. I will pass this on to the Chef and Waiting staff. Thank you for taking the time to leave a Tripadvisor review. This really helps us when we know what our customers like or do not like. Best wishes Kathleen. Manager. More 

Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

The Harbour Inn is a great place to wind down after touring Ireland. The reception and the staff in the restaurant are first class and the rooms are spacious and clean.The food is also very good and the staff offer a first class service.

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Thank Brian O
doherty7777, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Hi Brian. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is so nice when guests have a good time while they are here. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We really appreciate it. Regards Kathleen. More 

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