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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here for three nights and I have to say I wasn't disappointed . I came here with my family for a wedding which was to be held the following day. On arrival we were told there wasn't a room available as was booked by my brother in law as it wasn't on the computer but the staff were brilliant... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed 2 great meals here over our trip to culdaff at the start of August. Fabulous and ideal for children. We also left a bag behind with a lot of valuable contents and it was there when we went back. Thank you very much! Roisin

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit. I am delighted that you enjoyed the experience. More 

Ventry
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time to stay here. Room had double and single bed . A little tight space wise. Bathroom clean and shower very good. Bar and restaurant food very good and plentiful. Could do with a bit of live music in the evenings in high season. Plenty of parking. The only little complaint I would have is the serving of hot... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. I am delighted to receive your feedback. I look forward to your return. More 

Derry, Galway, Ireland
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night to attend a wedding at the Lodge. Room great size spotless, lovely white bedlnen.Breakfast was lovely with a great view. Friendly staff, would stay here again. Great base if you want to tour Donegal. Nearby famine village worth a visit.

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in review and highlighting the convenience of The Strand Hotel in relation to exploring Donegal and The Wild Atlantic Way. The Famine Village is the busiest visitor attraction in Inishowen and we are lucky to be so close. Thank you again. More 

Monaghan, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has the feel of an independent family owned traditional hotel. It isn't uber-modern with some of the state of the art rooms and facilities that you would find in the hotel chains but, to be honest, that is part of its charm and appeal. It has a cosier, older appearance and hasn't had it's personality wiped out under... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in review. Your words are very much appreciated. More 

Donegal Town, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

been here for food too many times to count food is always delicious with generous portions staff are friendly and helpful I've never stayed in the hotel but will be back time and time again for the great food

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. I am delighted that you enjoy your visits here for food. You might get the opportunity to have an overnight sometime. Please let us know when you do. More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stated in the strand hotel for one night. Lovely hotel. Friendly staff. Would definitely stay here again . Hotel was very busy as festival week on but still no delays in food or breakfasts. Beautiful views from breakfast room .

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I appreciate your comments and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay during Festival Week. We would be delighted to see you return. More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed the evening and night here , We had dinner here which was beautiful and the service off staff was excellent Very friendly and attentive, Lovely room and nice white bedding very homely Hotel, Great views and scenery and lovely garden, Overall very enjoyable stay and would recommend 🍀

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and that you for the recommendation. More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the room was small but adequate. it has a double and a single bed in it which is convenient. the staff were excellent and one inparticular (although i don't normally single people out), who went by the name of Seamus McDaid, was an excellent bar tender with a great sense of humour. this is the second time i stayed there... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recent visit. Seamus is certainly proving popular with our guests. I look forward to your return. More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyable three night stay in this beautiful area. Friendly , helpful staff, very clean room, fantastic shower. Mattress needs upgrading unless you like a very soft bed. Breakfast could be a lot better. Tasteless sausages, bacon, black/ white pudding. Eggs very good. Toast undercooked. Coffee awful. Just had poached eggs after first morning and these were very good. Some fresh... More 

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StrandBallyliffin, Owner at The Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and review. I appreciate the time our guests take in reviewing their experience. I am disappointed to read your comments about breakfast as we get good feedback on same. Our food is very popular and hence we are busy with bar food and functions. Thank you again. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run Hotel, near to Ballyliffin Golf Club and overlooking the beautiful Pollan beach. Ideal location for family holidays, a short break, your wedding or a conference. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Strand Hotel

Address: Main Street, Ballyliffin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Ballyliffin
Price Range: $98 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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