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The Whins

Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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northampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We stayed with Barbara & John for three nights in September. They were excellent,attentive hosts and the room was well equipped and very clean. Breakfast was first class - full Irish, smoked salmon with eggs. We cannot fault this superb B & B and at 35 Euros PPPN it was good value

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Gourock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We stayed at The Whins for three nights early in August. Barbara and John were excellent hosts and made us feel very welcome in their beautiful home. Breakfast, served in the very comfortable dining room, was fantastic, I recommend the perfectly cooked scrambled egg with salmon. Tea coffee and biscuits left out for guests in the sitting room was very... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

I visited Dunfanaghy in July 2015 towards the middle of a lengthy trip around Ireland. Horn Head and Tramore Strand are both accessible by foot from the town, itself a lively and attractive place. My visit was made even more enjoyable by my stay at The Whins. The owners, John and Barbara, couldn’t have been more welcoming, helpful, and friendly.... More 

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Lynnwood, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We really enjoyed our all-too-brief two night stay in Dunfanaghy at the Whins. Our hosts were super friendly and offered us tea and biscuits upon our evening arrival after a long day on the road from the Antrim coast. Breakfast is served in a lovely sitting room with a large window overlooking the golf course across the road and out... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Just came back from an absolutely lovely stay at The Whins. The bedroom was tasteful and spotless, the breakfast was amazing (lovely choices) and Barbara and John are two of the most helpful and loveliest people you will ever meet. It was literally a 5 minute walk to Dunfanaghy and we had the best sleep in our comfortable bed. They... More 

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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I was lucky to stay at the Whins for 5 nights. The hosts were fantastic, and helpful, just really lovely people. The room was big, very clean and comfortable. The breakfasts were amazing. And the location was only a short, easy walk into Dunfanaghy town centre and a quick stroll across from the golf course and Killyhoey Beach. I would... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

A great location in a really beautiful part of the world. By far the best breakfast I've ever had at a B&B, the smoked salmon and scrambled eggs are a great way to start anyone's day. The Whins are located close to a magnificent beach, so there isn't much missing here. The rooms are comfortable, big and well appointed.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Beautiful B&B overlooking the golf course which overlooks the sea. Pretty town on the scenic northern coast of County Donegal and this place is a short walk from it. New owners John and Barbara couldn't have been nicer. Great breakfast. Would highly recommend.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

The rooms were nicely decorated and clean. The place is within walking distance of all the shops and restaurants of the town. The location is also great for exploring the famous Horn Head. The hostess also gave us good advice on what else to see nearby.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Dunfanaghy was a lovely little town and our stay with Anne Marie at the Whins was terrific. The room we stayed in had a cute nautical theme, and we enjoyed spending time in the sitting area upstairs which had a great view of the golf course. The beach was a short walk away, and we ended our two evenings in... More 

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