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The Harbour Inn

Derry Road | Ludden, Buncrana, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Buncrana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed at The Harbour Inn last Janurary and had a great time so we thought to give it a try again . We where not dissapointed . Everything about this hotel is so good . Room was spotless , well decorated and very comfortable , same high standard in the bathroom . We booked a table for dinner as... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed here for a 3night break in October. We stayed in room 110 the room was ok with double bed built in wardrobe and chest of drawers . The bathroom was small and dark as it hadn't a window , it all went downhill after going to sleep or in my case not sleeping!!! ..the toilet cistern dripped all night... More 

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stayed at the Harbour Inn for three nights in September. Found the room to be quite comfortable, and large, very clean and the staff were most friendly and helpful. As some have mentioned, it is on a busy road, but is located directly across the street from the beach and lough. If you are driving, the location is most convenient.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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81 hotel reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This hotel is situated on an extremely busy road. There is plenty of parking, but this depends on what's going on in the pub that is adjacent to reception. Understandably if there is a function or big sports day, you may have difficulty finding a space. Access to the car park is in around the back of the Harbour Inn... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights over the bank holiday weekend. We wrongly assumed that this hotel was in the town and near the harbour however as we like walking this was not a big issue for us - the only problem being there were no street lights for part of the walk back from town - so either take... More 

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doherty7777, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us. I am sorry that your stay was not as enjoyable as it should have been. You mention a lack of hot water during your stay and a problem connecting to the Wi fi. Unfortunately you did not mention this to reception or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely motel not a hotel .the rooms are lovely and spacious ,the bathroom very clean and spotless.the only down side is the wifi which only works in the car park very strange.the restaurant next door is more of a over priced pub but the service is fast and the staff very nice.the buffet style breakfast was amazing... More 

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Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

my girlfriend and i stayed here for one night and found both the accomodation and service to be excellent room was as modern and well equipped as any three star hotel , everything about the room and on suite bathroom was tastefully decorated breakfast the following morning was delicious and the dining area was really pleasant to top it off... More 

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Portlaoise, Ireland
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stayed here for two nights, and liked it - definitely very convenient that it's an American-style 'motel' where you can park outside the room. Room was probably a bit dated, but spacious and SPOTLESS, really high standard of cleaning. Breakfast was fine and there's a beautiful beach right outside your front door. It's about a fifteen minute walk into Buncrana... More 

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Ennis, Clare, Ireland
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We came to buncrana to play golf and finished at two. As we were eating in the evening we would only need a sandwich of some type. This place didn't do them as they "were too busy as it was a bank holiday"!!! There were two waitresses having a chat together and three people behind the bar looking for something... More 

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doherty7777, Manager at The Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sir Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to the Harbour Bar. I understand from your review that you were upset at not being able to order a sandwich after lunchtime. As you can understand once lunch is over our chefs were busy preparing for a very busy bank holiday evening service.... More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a few days last week,it was a spur of the moment as it was only booked a week before we visited. We stayed in a family room for 2 adults 3 children, the room was beautiful, spotless and huge with a massive bathroom. We ate in the bar a few times during our stay and found... More 

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Address: Derry Road | Ludden, Buncrana, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Buncrana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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