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Sandhouse Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Donegal Bay, Rossnowlagh, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Rossnowlagh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Lismurn Ballymena, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a very pleasant midweek three night break at the end of August. The bed was extremely comfortable, our room had a stunning sea view, facilities were spotless including the windows of which there are numerous. Some feat for a hotel overlooking a sandy beach. Food, both breakfast and evening meal, was consistently beautifully cooked and nicely presented. Would... More

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Cobh, Ireland
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Conducive to rest and reflection, great location by the beach and friendly staff. Secluded setting but not boring. Meals at breakfast were delicious with a fine selection on the menu to suit all tastes. I will come back.

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

My extended family had a weekend reunion in Rossnowlagh. The Sandhouse Hotel was brilliant! Lovely dinner, excellent staff, terrific rooms with super sea views. And a lovely fire to sit round! Can't praise you enough - thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for three nights in a beautiful spacious superior sea-view room to join a large family gathering. The event was a great success due in a large part to the friendly, efficient service by all staff at the hotel. Lots of space for relaxing, excellent breakfast and dinner menus and comfortable seating throughout. The highlight was a special dinner... More

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County Kerry, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned home from our relaxing break at the Sandhouse Hotel. From when we arrived we felt at home, the lovely friendly and efficient staff welcomed us and showed us to our room. When we opened our bedroom door we were blown away. The view that met us as we entered our room can not be explained in... More

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a superior sea view room, while the decor is a bit dated and in need of some fresh paint, the ocean view was one of the best I've seen, and made the cost of the room well worth while, breakfast was plentiful, though over cooked, even the poached egg was hard boiled egg standard.

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights. Had a wonderful stay, the rooms, the staff, the meals, the service, everthing was just perfect. We called to the hotel without a reservation, there was only one small room available. The receptionist showed it to us, apologizing for the small size, it was perfect. We were moved to a bigger room the following day.... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointed with dated, drab decor in this hotel. Musty smell from room on first floor. Furniture very shabby. Bathroom very compact. Floorboards creaking throughout. Electrical socket by bed not working. Dining room however was lovely. Go early to get a good window seat. Food for breakfast and dinner lovely and well priced. Restaurant staff very friendly and helpful. Location on... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights recently and loved the whole experience. We had a room with a magnificent sea view. The room itself was very spacious and the furnishings old but we liked that. The food was lovely and the staff excellent. Highly recommended.

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Cullen, Cork,Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second stay here. My wife and I really enjoyed our stay here again this time. I cannot praise this hotel enough and the excellent staff and management . The view from our sea view room cannot really be described in words,you really have to experience it for yourself. The food is excellent served in the ocean view... More

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Address: Donegal Bay, Rossnowlagh, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Ulster > County Donegal > Rossnowlagh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandhouse Hotel 4*
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Sandhouse Hotel Rossnowlagh
Sandhouse Hotel County Donegal, Ireland - Rossnowlagh

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This 4 Star Manor House Hotel is located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean overlooking Donegal Bay and Rossnowlagh Beach. Award winning cuisine, fine wine and local staff mix to give a truely relaxing experience. Marine Spa with Balneo Bath, Jacuzzi steam room and 8 treatments rooms is a must visit. ... more   less 
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