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Arnolds Hotel

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Dunfanaghy | Co Donegal, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Recently spent 3 nights at the hotel celebrating a friend's wedding. First of all the wedding was a resounding success and the food was incredible with fabulously large portions! Arnold's could not do enough for the couple and basically put the entire hotel at their disposal. The staff throughout our stay were very helpful and the bar staff were particularly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in Arnolds during this glorious spell of weather. When we first stepped through the front doors I was reminded of my local hotel where I had a summer job during the 70s. Some of the decor looked very familiar! In particular, the corridors leading to the bedrooms had a very retro feel. While we were... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way on the occasion of your recent Easter Break. The sunny weather certainly added to the happy holiday atmosphere which all the visitors thoroughly enjoyed. It was a pleasure to look after you during your stay. We really appreciate your very complimentary review and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprise 70th birthday... all went better than planned... on arrival the staff were so courteous & friendly, got the rooms, 7 in total (20 of us stayed), what a room! view of the sea, the main street & Sheephaven bay. Chilled there for awhile and watched everyone arriving. The 4 course meal was exceptional (I got a well done steak),... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the occasion of your Dad's 70th Birthday Celebrations. It was a pleasure to look after you and your family on this very special occasion. We really appreciate that you have taken the time to share and highlight all the positive elements that combined to make the weekend so special for... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arnold's Hotel is just a lovely family orientated hotel sitting less than a stone’s throw from the Atlantic. Our twin room allowed superb views of the rise and fall of the tide in Sheephaven Bay fed in by the wild Atlantic Ocean. We could hear the breakers crashing onto Dunfanaghy beach. Nine of us were booked in for a walking... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way for your recent Walking Weekend. Dunfanaghy and Sheephaven Bay has so much to offer visitors not least the miles of rugged scenic walking landscapes as you discovered during your stay. It was a pleasure to have you all stay with us and we really appreciate that... More 

Krakow, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying in Arnolds hotel was such a nice, pleasant and unforgettable experience. You can feel comfy and familiar atmosphere in this place. All staff at the reception, in the restaurant as well as in the bar is very kind and helpful. I loved breakfasts served and the way they were served. The room was cleaned every day. I would like... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the occasion of the Commenius Cultural and Educational visit to County Donegal. It was our pleasure to welcome and look after you and your colleagues who travelled from all parts of Europe to experience the Irish Culture, Heritage, Music and Education. We really appreciate that you have taken the time... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were a real credit to the hotel, fantastic in every way. Especially the breakfast staff! Very easy to get to the beach, nice welcoming bar and comfortable bed. Rooms were a little on the small side but aside from that a great time! Would definitely recommend.

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel on the occasion of your recent visit to Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We very much appreciate that you have taken the time to share and highlight the positive holiday experience you enjoyed with us. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back to Arnolds Hotel. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a family day out for a drive with parents we stopped in Dunfanaghy for lunch. Walking back to the bottom of the street checking out the menus to suit a variety of tastes we came across the Whisky Bar. The lunch menu was simple but appealing. We were quickly seated and served a great pint of Guinness! I ordered... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us on the occasion of your recent family trip to Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. Thank you for sharing and highlighting all the positive elements associated with your dining experience with us as well as the traditional music which added to your pleasant lunch. We look forward to welcoming you and you family back... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Its cold , its rainy , its miserable !!! So what can we do to cheer ourselves up . Answer - Go to Arnolds for a super special weekend It was a complete surprise when I was told that we were going away for a weekend of wine tasting , walking and gourmet dinners !!! Whow It was great ,... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for the Wine Tasting and Walking Weekend at the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We would like to thank you for sharing and highlighting your happy weekend experience with. Good to hear your feedback on the combination of Wine Tasting and Walking in the stunning Ards Peninsula led by Seamus your... More 

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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Just back form a wine tasting and gourmet weekend. It was a great idea to have an event like this and I really enjoyed the company and the craic. William, our wine expert, had endless patience and plenty of wine for us to try. Arnolds is a very pleasant family run Hotel, it was very clean, the beds were very... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at the Arnold Family Hotel on the Wild Atlantic Way for the Wine Tasting and Walking Weekend. The combination of the Wine Tasting and the scenic Walk in the Ards Peninsula certainly added a different dimension to the weekend and it is good to hear that you enjoyed the whole experience with us. I will... More 

Creeslough, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I want to say a big thank you to the Arnold's family for a wonderful day on Saturday 14th February. I had a surprise 80th birthday for my Mum Mary. The food the atmosphere and the service was excellent. Thanks to Gerarda Ashling and laura who went above and beyond to help us. We all had a wonderful day Mum... More 

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Gerarda A, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel on the occasion of the Surprise 80th Birthday Celebrations for your Mum, Mary, Saturday 14th February. It was a pleasure to look after your Mum and your family on this very special day and we really appreciate that you have taken the time to write such a complimentary review. We wish your... More 

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