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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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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I came over from the UK for a friends wedding and we then stayed in Donegal for a few days. I booked a single room but ended up having a twin room to myself. The room was large, clean and well ventilated. The staff were all very friendly on the main desk with tips on what to do and where... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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55 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hadn't expected to be in Dunfanaghy last weekend, but how lovely it was to enjoy a 1 night stay (wish it could have been longer but sadly not possible on this occasion). Lovely welcome on arrival from Cathy, and great to get a very spacious room - room 19 (a family room with separate room with bunk beds). Delicious breakfast... More 

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's such as shame as used to eat here 2 years ago and food was good quality and tasty. What's happened? Our meal was bland all beige and tasted like it was cooked the day before. I ordered peppered chicken with mash and pepper sauce. Chicken was like leather and mash was full of butter and i sure was microwaved... More 

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Milano
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was great but a little bit slow the service. I love the atmosphere of Dunfanaghy well worth a visit and the locals are great to especially in Arnold's found them very helpful Food definitely great

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Houston, Texas, USA
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a week staying at Arnolds while on a horse-back riding adventure. It was so fascinating to wake-up each morning overlooking the bay and watching the tide, the birds, and the weather awake. As a first-timer I was greeted like an olde friend in the cozy 'lobby' with fireplace well decorated in the classic Irish flavor. The food at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a weekend in Arnolds Hotel. On arrival we were greeted by a wonderfull member of staff named Laura.She looked after everything from booking dinner to checking out the nearest golf club, very efficient and friendly.The food served in both bar and restraunt was very good. Overall a very cosy hotel , overlooking the sea , what a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at Arnold's one evening. It was the most amazing sea food that I had for my entire holiday. I have never tasted salmon like it and the chowder was beautiful. I'd highly recommend that everyone have at least dinner in the Arnold Hotel if in town.

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

This unique hotel run by a fantastic family and their dedicated staff, is a joy. During my short stay I got to experience first class food, accommodation, service and relaxation in an environment of harmony and contentment. This hotel, including the gem that is Café Arnou , possesses character, charm and great management. Arnold's Hotel & Dunfanaghy - who needs... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Arnolds was a perfect choice for our annual Morgan Slice golf society trip to Donegal. Great service from all hotel staff, great meals in the restaurants and bar, and good choice of drinks in the bar (local ales went down particularly well). Perfect location for superb nearby links courses. Free and excellent wifi. Highly recommend Arnolds and excellent value for... 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 Golf Society weekend Break to County Donegal. We really appreciate customer feedback and we would like to acknowledge and thank you for taking the time to write and share all the positive aspects of your stay with us. Thank you for your compliments on... More 

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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Fabulous location overlooking the bay was outdone by the delightful, knowledgable manager. She insisted we take a few tours that she mapped out for us, she was 100% correct! They were fantastic. friendly bar and restaurant. Too bad we only could stay 1 night. We hope to return.

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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 that you have taken the time to write and share all the positive aspects of your overnight stay including our location and our friendly staff. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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