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Arnolds Hotel

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Dunfanaghy | Co Donegal, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food here was lovely. We ate out the back of the hotel in the garden as it was a very hot day. Staff were friendly and courteous . One thing though, they only started the food at 4pm. Having said that we enjoyed our food and the few beers we had there

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful hotel with a long history of good service so we thought we would get a nice lunch in good time. The Hotel is beautifully maintained, staff pleasant and attentive BUT (and its a big one) - We ordered sandwiches and panins etc - after 1/2 hour I asked and was told they would be a wee... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments in relation to your recent visit to the Arnold Family Hotel for lunch. We are disappointed and apologise that the standard of service and food provided did not meet with your expectations on this occasion. We strive to provide high standards of hospitality, food and service to our customers and your feedback is appreciated and... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Arnolds' for five nights B&B at the end of July 2015. (1) nice tidy hotel where the owners continue to put much effort into getting the very most and best use of their premises; (2) super breakfast, cooked fresh and to order (that is, not kept under hot lights); (3) good, reliable wifi; (4) wide options of food... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a good location, the rooms are comfortable, the views are good and the staff are good. However, the food in the bistro/bar is over priced and a bit below average. Maybe the main restaurant is better. The breakifast was excellent though - best one of the trip.

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on the occasion of your recent stay with us at the Arnold Family Hotel. We are disappointed to note that the standard and price of food In the Bistro and Bar did not meet with your expectations on this occasion. We strive to provide high standards of hospitality, food and service to our guests and... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I specially liked that it had choices of different kitchens (restaurants), the food was also good and there was plenty of it - i was there on a horseriding holiday and all the food was included in the price so i did not have to worry about getting hungry. Top marks for all the staff, they were all very helpful... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food very good with plenty of it. Staff extremely helpful and friendly and chatty. Very good value. Great location and very pleasant surroundings with lots of space for sitting and relaxing(open fire place, snugs and lovely gardens with outdoor seating.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

On a trip around Ireland stayed here on the last night. It was the most expensive but the room lacked any reason for this. The reception staff were friendly and supplied some tissues as there were none in the room. Food was very good in the bar and at breakfast. Sat outside the adjoined cafe in the late afternoon and... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel for an overnight stay on your recent round trip of Ireland. We appreciate your visit and thank you for sharing your holiday experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Arnold Family Hotel when you plan your next trip to Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We spent 2 nights at Arnold's - the staff make this establishment with their warmth and positive attitude. The rooms are motel-like, clean and adequate. Meals in restaurant are good quality and there is live music in the bar, as well as in local pubs. Spectacular rugged coastal scenery at Horn Head nearby.

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel overlooking Sheephaven Bay on your recent trip to Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way County Donegal Ireland. We appreciate your visit and thank you for sharing your holiday experience with us. Thank you for highlighting the spectacular coastal scenery off Horn Head and the sea cliffs with nesting seabird colonies and views... More 

Bracknell, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The staff at reception, in the bar and the restaurant were all very pleasant and chatty. Its location as its address states is the high street and that is its only downfall. We were able to park right outside the hotel although the hotel car park is just a few yards away. The bedrooms are either facing the back and... More 

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Excellent hotel, comfortable, breakfasts are very good with fast efficient service. Top marks to the housekeeping - bedrooms and bathroom were very clean. I had the sea view and a special offer from local newspaper - very good value for money. We were lucky with the weather too!

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