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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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Donegal Town, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the evening before and we got the last room. Was never in this hotel . Its a lovely family run hotel. Open fire when you walk in the front door. The staff were just brilliant specially Laura. When I booked the room Laura was quick to point out that this room was above the bar and that they... More 

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a lovely weekend in early April staying at Arnolds Hotel while attending a friends wedding. The accommodation was very good and the hotel service and attention to detail was fantastic. The wedding was lovely and the day was made even more special by the excellent hotel staff. Next time we visit we will definitely stay at Arnolds as... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the night in this 1922 hotel overlooking the cove in Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, a rural area in the northwest corner of Ireland. The room was old-fashioned but charming, a little worn, but still delightful. We were traveling with a group of 24 and were served dinner there--the food and service were superb. The entire staff couldn't have been... More 

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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 you recent trip to Ireland and Dunfanaghy Co Donegal on the Wild Atlantic Way. It was a pleasure looking after you during your stay and we appreciate that you have taken the time to share all the positive aspects of your stay with us. We have noted your... More 

Craigavon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only way to describe this hotel is very worn, old fashioned and desperately in need of a make over. We were allocated room 39 just above bistro it was dreadful. Shower which was an excuse for a wet room stank from sewer. Windows in room were all open when we arrived to mask the smell, but did not help.... More 

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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 have noted your comments and we apologise that your stay with us did not meet with your expectations. We strive at all times to provide high standards of customer care and service to all our guests and... More 

Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful staff, good food and a gorgeous setting. The roaring fire was most welcome in the reception area. The breakfast was wonderful. We ate in the hotel every night and the food was delicious and good value for money. The room was showing signs of wear and tear but I understand that the hotel are in the process of refurbishing... More 

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

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel overlooking Sheephaven Bay on the occasion of your recent visit to Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We really appreciate customer feedback and thank you for taking the time to share all the positive aspects of your stay with us highlighting the food, hospitality, our staff and the welcome you experienced during... More 

Killybegs Co. Donegal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dunfanaghy is a delightful town .sitting in an area of extreme wild beauty this Hotel has to compete with nature for the wow factor ! It succeeds in doing so admirably with the warmest welcome ... Very well appointed accommodation .. Delicious food and a wonderful breakfast . The eponoyously named Hotel has all the hallmarks of the devoted Family... More 

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

Thank for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel overlooking Sheephaven Bay on the occasion of your recent visit to Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We really appreciate that you have taken the time to highlight and share every aspect of your stay with us including the village which has so much to offer the visitor - walking, cycling, horse riding,... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A traditional style hotel with beautiful views over Sheephaven Bay. Warm and friendly staff offering great service. Comfortable and spacious bedroom. Excellent Irish Breakfast that will set you up for the day. And of course reading in the lounge in front of a roaring open fire is just hard to beat. Simply fantastic. We have been here on a few... 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 holiday break. We very much appreciate that you have taken the time to share your happy holiday experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us when you plan your next trip to Dunfanaghy. More 

N.Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed here recently. From the online booking to the checkout it was a great experience. This is a an honest great hotel. We checked in with our infant daughter and we were immediately offered a fridge in our room for her formula. Booking in was almost immediate and our twin room was actually a family room. Very clean and... More 

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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 break to Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. It was a pleasure to look after you and your family during our stay and we really appreciate that you have taken the time to share your happy holiday experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Arnold Family Hotel on the occasion of the Wedding Celebrations of Kirsty and James. It was our pleasure to look after you during your stay and we appreciate that you have taken the time to share and highlight all the positive aspects of your stay with us. We have also noted your comments on the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

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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