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Arnolds Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dunfanaghy | Co Donegal, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ireland at its best in Arnolds Hotel, Donegal. The staff are just outstanding, engaged and delightful. NOTHING is too much trouble and its obvious they do it genuinely. As for the breakfast, I am still savouring the fresh rhubarb with my porridge and the servings of fresh fruit a delight. Treat yourself and make a stay here , part of... More

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Ballinlough, Roscommon, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found the staff very helpful and polite. We stayed in Arnolds for 3 nights and played golf in Dunfanaghy Golf course which I would not recommend , however back to the hotel, there was music every night and the owner and management where extremely helpful , the food was excellent and I would have no hesitation in returning to... More

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Reading, UK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed four nights and thoroughly enjoyed our time in Dunfanaghy. The hotel has a slightly old-fashioned air but, in fact, has all mod-cons including an excellent wifi service. The rooms are clean, not too small and well equipped. The staff are all very pleasant and helpful. Make sure you ask for a room at the front with a seaview.... More

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Gerarda A, 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 for your recent Holiday. I trust you enjoyed exploring the magnificent coastal landscapes around the bay..On behalf of the the Arnold Family and Staff we would like to thank you for sharing your holiday experience with us and we look forward to welcoming... More

Columbus, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Arnold's faces the main street of Dunfanaghy... & the bay. We stayed there with a group & realize that there is a wide variety of size & desirability to the rooms. Ours was near the end of a long hall, small & faced the back. Others in our group had lovely, large rooms with a view of the bay. Our... More

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

Thank you for choosing The Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay for your recent Holiday. I have noted your comments on your bedroom and the fire alarm incident which detracted from your overall holiday experience with us. We sincerely apologise that on this occasion your holiday with us did not meet with your satisfaction. Please be assured that we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 night break - hotel is overlooking bay - we had sea front view from our room.Staff in hotel very friendly and helpful especially Laura at reception. We ate all 3 nights in the Whiskey Fly Bar in the hotel - food and service was very good - overall a very enjoyable stay and would most certainly stay... More

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

Thank you for choosing Arnolds Hotel Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay for your recent three Day Holiday Break. On behalf of the the Arnold Family and Staff we would like to thank you for sharing your happy holiday experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Arnolds Hotel on the Wild Atlantic Way very soon. More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival a very pleasant young lady , whose name I did not get , took me to one side and pointed out that if I was on my own , I was paying too much for a double room , and they do in fact have single rates , but as I'd booked through booking.com , it made it... More

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

Thank you for choosing Arnolds Hotel Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay during your recent holiday in Ireland. We strive to maintain high standards throughout the hotel and have noted your comments on the bedroom decor and plans are underway to upgrade all our bedrooms on a phased bases. On behalf of the the Arnold Family and Staff we would like to... More

Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I always enjoy returning to Arnolds. The rooms are very comfortable. In fact on my latest visit I had the best night's sleep I've had away from my own bed. I pre-booked bed & breakfast, and the full Irish breakfast set me up nicely for the day. The food in the evening is also excellent, although on this trip I... More

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

Thank you for choosing Arnolds Hotel Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay on your recent holiday Break. It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us. On behalf of the the Arnold Family and Staff we would like to thank you for sharing your positive holiday experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Arnold... More

dublin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Just returned from family event in arnolds hotel. Relaxed comfortable and pleasant .Staff helpful and friendly.Loved the food in the restaurant and staff were super.loved the open fire in the lobby.entertainment in the bar both nights.Child friendly bkeane

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

Thank you for choosing Arnolds Hotel Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay for your recent Family Event. We really appreciate that you have taken the time to share all the positive elements of your stay with us. On behalf of the the Arnold Family and Staff we look forward to welcoming you back to Arnolds Hotel in the near future. More

Berkshire, UK
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152 hotel reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I've stayed here twice, and haven't really taken to it. As indicated below, it looks kind of tired and our "superior" room was no exception and was rather oddly ( and not terribly usefully ) shaped to boot. WiFi didn't reach our room and wasn't that easy to get in the public areas either. I did however enjoy my seafood... More

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

Thank you for choosing Arnolds Hotel Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay for your recent holdiay. We really appreciate that you have taken the time to share all the positive elements of your stay with us. We have also noted all your constructive comments and apologise that there were elememts of your holiday experience with us that did not meet your expectations.... More

Vancouver
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Arnold's is a small hotel on the main street of the village, overlooking a beautiful sandy bay. Although it is clean and quiet (at least if your room is at the back of the building), the decor is tired, the furniture cheap and the breakfast inedible. Our room was not well cleaned during our stay (i.e. the garbage wasn't emptied).... More

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay with us at the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay. We have noted your comments and we apologise that your stay with us did not meet your expectations on this occasion. We have plans in place for reburbishment of our bedrooms in the near future. We look forward to welcoming... More

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Address: Dunfanaghy | Co Donegal, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Dunfanaghy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Arnolds Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Nestled in the North Donegal village of Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven, the Arnold Family Hotel has a proud tradition of warm hospitality, quality cuisine and efficient service since 1922. We specializing in Activity Holidays –whether riding from our own stables, lake and deep-sea fishing, reduced green fees on Dunfanaghy links golf course or enjoying the many walking and cycling trails. there is also specialist tuition in photography, painting and writing to record your experiences. ... more   less 
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