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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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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was staying in a nearby guesthouse and visited the bar with my boyfriend. The staff were great and we both had a lovely meal and a few drinks. Nice atmosphere, good service and reasonably priced. If in the area again I would return to arnolds.

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Derrylin, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking to be made feel welcome and enjoy a good dinner walk on past this shambles and visit anywhere else in this lovely town. I am still fuming and regret that we didn't just leave instead if pointing out that we had been waiting an hour whilst people who came in long after us were served. We... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Arnold's is a quaint, vintage hotel ideally located in the northern part of County Donegal. It's a great base for touring the area including Fanad Head, Horn Head and the Rosses. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The lobby and sitting area was warm and welcoming with a cheery fire lit. Quite a charming place to have a cup... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in the hotel for one night on golfing holiday to Donegal. Very disappointed with the hotel, our room was very musty, windows had to be left open all the time. breakfast was disappointing, no fruit salad left, tables left not cleared away for the time we were in the breakfast room, and it was not busy...not good value at... More 

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