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Sandhouse Hotel

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Donegal Bay, Rossnowlagh, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't find fault with the Sandhouse. The staff are exceptional and will go the extra mile to do whatever they can for you. The beach is stunning, the views are amazing. The hotel is traditionally decorated and it adds to the charm. The spa is superb and the staff are fantastic. Food is delicious and service is brilliant. It's... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ended a fabulous holiday to Donegal with a one nights stay at the Sandhouse hotel. First impressions were that the hotel was a little dated maybe a coat of paint here and there new carpets would improve the place no end. There was slight musty smell just off the bar and the floorboards creaked quite abit on the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I don't normally write reviews but I promised myself on this occasion I would. We arrived at the hotel on a horrible wet windy evening (in August!!!) to be greeted by a lovely warm glowing fire in the reception area. We were checked in by the very friendly girl on reception who then showed us to our room. Firstly when... More 

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dublin
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived at the weekend at this hotel and was greeted by an older lady in reception. She was very friendly and smiled a lot. The staff were incredibly friendly, however this is not a 4 star hotel. It has great potential as the view onto the beach are spectacular. The rooms were long and wide, old carper, bathroom was... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived on Friday the 21st of August and we walked into a dark gloomy entrance through two doors into an even darker reception area, I had been there over 10 years ago and it had same carpet furniture etc. The bar is dark and very uninviting. the view is the car park and yet at the front is the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolute superb hotel in a beautiful spot in Donegal right on rossnawlagh beach the staff are all excellent an very friendly,rooms are fantastic especially with the sea view an the meals are excellent very generous portions would stay again.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The Sandhouse for a special family event. Had beautiful seaview rooms with combination of rooms that suited all couples and children, including dog. Great staff and very attentive service, great food ( breakfast, evening meal and Sunday lunch), fabulous beach and surf , all enjoyed the relaxing sofas and fireplace. Thank you Elizabeth and Maggie and all the... More 

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Warwick, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at The Sandhouse after a long drive from Northern Ireland. It was a welcome site and a pleasant one. We were made very welcome and the Hotel and its location was impressive, our room was huge! and the ocean view from the window was awesome. We ate at the hotel restaurant and the meals were great. We would... More 

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Oldcastle, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When hear on family weekend, hotel looked great from website, but it is nothing like the website. Bad points: not modern at all, very old and shabby. Mismatch of furniture cold no heating, good points room was ok ish, food was fairly good waiting staff good. That's it B

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel on a recent road trip around Ireland and Northern Ireland. We arrived a little late after visiting the spectacular Slieve League - we were shown straight to our rooms and were told even though late the restaurant would be available to us. The hotel has a fantastic position (this is why I booked), we chose a... More 

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