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Castle Murray House Hotel & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
St Johns Point, Dunkineely, Ireland
Castle Murray House Hotel & Restaurant
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Londonderry Northern Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A warm friendly welcome awaits all those who seek somewhere to escape from the pressures of life. The moment you set foot in the hotel you feel completely at home and relaxed. The reception staff are fantastic, helpful, professional and above all totally friendly. The rooms are beautiful with a traditional feeling We had booked an evening meal in the... More 

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Bundoran, Ireland
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We have been here a good few times to eat both as a couple and a family and have always enjoyed it. We would definitely recommend a visit for food but particularly on Sundays as you get top notch food and service for much more reasonable price! Don't forget to go see the lighthouse if you haven't been before!

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Just returned from an overnight stay at Castle Murray to celebrate my retirement with my husband. From the moment we arrived & were greeted by the very pleasant young male receptionist to the lovely porter who took our case up to our room we were treated like royalty. Our 4 course dinner was superb & expertly served by a very... More 

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County Sligo, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Every time we checkout we want to rebook for our next visit! Great reputation for seafood but steak and duck are also suburb. Sorry to spoil the surprise...wonderful breakfast, including homemade granola - spectacular dining room.

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Olds, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Although the food, view, and atmosphere were incredible, I was disappointed at their unwillingness to accommodate us with our small child. After a very long day of travel we wanted to relax in the room and let our child relax as well. They would not allow the restaurant food to be taken to our room, and also made a fuss... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Just back from another great evening staying at castle Murray. Superb hosting by fabrice and the owner Margarette . We had yet again the prawn and monkfish starter as we can never go past it. Shouldn't be any other starter on the menu ! Saying that we could have eaten them all. I had a beautiful turbot dish for mains.... More 

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Provence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Look no further that this little boutique hotel for the ultimate in Cuisine and Hospitality.We stayed here one night on our way for short break to Lough Eske Castle. We got the last room following a cancellation. The room was quite small and the only blemish on an otherwise wonderful experience and deprived the hotel of our full 5 rating.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

First things first - this is not a formulaic modern hotel with a spa, huge rooms with an LCD TV covering one wall with 300 television & radio channels. This is a wonderful restaurant that happens to be located in a beautiful location with really nice rooms to relax after your meal. The staff are very friendly and seem to... More 

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I treat my husband every year for his birthday to a meal and overnight stay in Castlemurray and we went last weekend. Weather was glorious ,so beautiful views over the bay and a lovely walk after a delicious breakfast on Sunday. Food was amazing from start to finish and the house wine superb. Worth a visit for the cocktails alone... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

One of our favourite paces and "dog friendly", gorgeous views and a warm welcome. Wonderful food and a spirit bar that would tempt a Saint. Not cheap but we have never felt over-charged, so I would call that value for money. Our "go-to" place when we want to hide away for a few days.

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