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Downings Bay Hotel

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County Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to downing bay with a few friends hotel was clean and tidy staff very helpful had evening meal in hotel must say it was as good as it gets ( 5 star ) very relaxing in bar afterwards.breakfast next morning brilliant definitely be back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned from a 3 night break at this hotel and I could not fault it. Hotel itself is so "cosy" and the staff are all very friendly and accommodating, lovely relaxed atmosphere, good entertainment and good food. Would highly recommend this hotel😀

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Thank Cathy M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the best time here, staff are amazing, friendly and helpful, gorgeous setting and highly recommended!!!! My room has a queen and single bed, and is immaculate. Bathroom is well lit, clean and well lit. The function room is absolutely stunning.

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just back this week from our favourite Hotel again after having spent a few days there. Very central for exploring the beautiful sights of that part of Donegal. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, Joan in particular at reception was just so helpful and went the extra mile for us, as she does every time we stay. Room... More 

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Bungendore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were pleasant and the food was good. However, the bar/restaurant was overrun by children who were very noisy and ignored by their parents. Rooms are extremely poorly soundproofed, so if your room is next to one occupied by noisy children and/or adults, good luck. Overall, not as grand as it would have you think and not value for money,... More 

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Thank motomoda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing , we went down on Thursday night for the supper club where you get 3 course and a glass of wine for €16 , it's unbelievable value. The place itself is beautiful looking and the staff are amazing, we were taken to our table by a lovely waitress with dark curly hair I think her... More 

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Sunday Lunch at this Hotel. Service good, my Leg of Lamb lovely. 3 in our party all well satisfied. Will eat here again and recommend to others. Mostly families that were eating here. I have eaten here before and also good memories.

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Thank Seamus004
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to Downings this 22 years, and have been in and about the hotel since it was opened. And I have never had a problem until this year. To say several of the staff members are rude is an understatement. The lady in reception barked at me when I asked for the wifi in the hotel. The... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are clean and spacious with comfortable beds. The breakfast was tasty and plentiful. We'd asked for it to be delivered to our room, prompt service and laden trays😋. The location is great, everything is a stones throw from the hotel, which would also explain the loud music that woke me up at 2:30am on a Sunday morning coming from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have passed through this way before for work.. always remembered the town of downings.. very picturesque.. so planned a drive and a stop off at the 'downings bay hotel'..food was reasonably priced, big portions, everybody cleared there plates kids also... service was quick, staff were nice.. hotel was clean.. nice hotel.. would like to stay there sometime...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the North West of Donegal on the beautiful Sheephaven Bay lies the thoroughly modern and luxurious Downings Bay Hotel with our award winning accommodation. The Sheephaven Suite is available for 20 – 350 people. JC’s Bar & the Haven Dining Room serve locally sourced fresh food daily. Magherabeg Leisure Centre & Kidz Kingdom are available complimentary to hotel guests. Local activities include golf, fishing, walking, horse riding & water sports. Within driving distance of Glenveagh National Park & Horn Head. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downings Bay Hotel

Address: Main Street, Downings, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Downings
Price Range: $117 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Downings Bay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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