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The Harbour Inn

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Derry Road | Ludden, Buncrana, Ireland
The Harbour Inn
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Strabane, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent value for money the room was clean comfortable and tastefully decorated. Staff very friendly and the food was excellent would recommend a visit This is great wee hotel a hidden gem and we will be visiting again soon. Hopefully the weather will be kinder!!!!

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

we went as a last minute booking and we were very impressed we drove straight up didnt have a problem finding it right on the main road but quiet and facing the beach, the staff couldn't have been more helpful and polite. The room had everything you could ever need and more. The food was brilliant large portions and great... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed for the weekend at room 208. Very big, warm and bright bedroom. Spacious bathroom, great breakfast, very friendly staff. I would fully recommend this hotel to anyone. I'm always honest in my reviews so have to mention a few things though: Despite booking cheaper twin room, we were told on the phone that they'll bump us to double... More 

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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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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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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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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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
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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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