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Smugglers Creek Inn

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Cliff Road, Rossnowlagh, Ireland
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Smugglers Creek Inn
Ranked #2 of 4 Rossnowlagh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Smuggler's Creek. It is such a nice, charming pub, with a fantastic restaurant attached. The food is really good - high quality. The view over the beach is magnificent. We stayed two nights in room 6, which was a good size room with a larger bathroom than expected. I'd really recommend this room. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great location with a wonderful view of wild surf hitting the beach. The food in the restaraunt for lunch and dinner was great, really friendly staff that went the extra mile like coming in an hour early on Sunday just to do us breakfast before we left or bringing an extra soup to try for lunch after me saying my... More 

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Omagh, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

stayed up in the cottage with the wife over St Patrick's weekend.. with my soon to be wife.. who is from Australia.. so her first time In Ireland... and everything about the bar and the restaurant is perfect for her.. the feeling of being on the west coast of Ireland.. the fire as you come in the door... the warm... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed at a friends holiday home in Rossnowlagh last weekend and decided to dine both nights in The Smugglers. On the Friday night six of us had dinner which was the best three course meal I have had in ages!! As I live and work in London I am fortunate enough to be able to dine in some lovely... More 

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Limavady, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Took our main holiday this year in Rossnowlagh, just wanted to get away from everything, the weather was great, sun every, We walked across the beach to the smugglers nearly every night and had a few drinks ans somthing to eat then stamered home again before the tide came in, we were never let down by the food, was always... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Went here on a Thursday night for some food with family and friends. Decor was quite modern but with a local feel to it. Menu was pretty varied and prices were reasonable. I opted for fish and chips and other people had the scampi. The food came within a reasonable time and the portions were really generous and well presented.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Visited with two friends for lunch on Friday. Very warm greeting from staff. They started by offering us a small sample of their Donegal ale before we purchased a pint. Great variety on the menu and the food was fresh and very tasty. Despite being busy the staff remained calm, attentive and friendly taking the time to have some banter... More 

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Ireland, Indiana
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Still as good as it was 10 years ago, excellent friendly attentive service. Excellent food, varied menu. Stayed overnight, small room, comfortable with a great view. Well worth a visit. Totally disagree with reviewer who thought it was poor service

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Birmingham UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We booked well in advance for a post birthday celebration, whilst we were over on holiday we had friends with us who had never been to Smuggler's before.....it didn't disappoint! We were seated where the views are fantastic! Service was great and the food was amazing! Everything tasted wonderful, not one of our party of 7 complained about anything! The... More 

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were in Donegal for a couple of days and went out of our way to find the Smugglers creek because it was recommended by a friend who ate there a couple of years ago. We arrived around lunchtime on Wednesday 21st August. No restaurant staff were present despite 2 other couples already sitting at tables, waiting to be served.... More 

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Additional Information about Smugglers Creek Inn

Address: Cliff Road, Rossnowlagh, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Rossnowlagh
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Smugglers Creek Hotel Rossnowlagh
Smugglers Creek Inn County Donegal, Ireland - Rossnowlagh

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