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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner here and asked for a table beside the window and was told they were reserved. By the time we left, no-one had arrived for the window seats (2 hours later). At the end of our meal we were asked to move seats as they needed to seat another party near us. Not impressed. They then asked another... More 

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Province of Munster, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is beautifully located even on a very bad summer's evening. The white and blue décor gives it an elegant marine look. Our servers were kind yet lacked get up and go. I went for the homemade soup which was very good. My mains was a little too rich for me. We were there on a very humid evening; we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful location with some rooms having sweeping views of the bay and Inishkeel island which is walkable at low tides so you can visit the old monastic sites. The rooms are comfortable and the welcome is warm. Good selection of breakfast items either continental or cooked. Ask and they will try to accommodate special requests. Lunch and Dinner made from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do you start? Quite simply this magical little gem of an establishment is superb in every respect. The 'wow' grin on your face as the beach unfolds itself while you drive through the gates, just doesn't leave your face throughout! It's light, bright, stylish, beach-glamour vibe is an absolute delight. Add in the comfiest beds in Donegal, crisp white... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carnaween, Narin, Portnoo has a superb location with stunning views over the beach. The restaurant is decorated in a pleasing and fresh seaside blue and white but…oh, the food! My first course was described as salt-and-pepper squid, but what arrived look like tiny desiccated dogs’ t..ds or defrosted, dried up chicken nuggets. The lamb was overcooked and grey [defrosted?]. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Returned after an absence of many years. Although the decor has changed and a restaurant has been added the location and views are still wonderful. We had 2 excellent meals in the restaurant - very friendly staff. The menu is extensive and well priced. We had booked our accommodation at the last minute and the only room left was a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We have just spent a week in Portnoo Co Donegal We recently had tea in Carnaween restaurant On our arrival there was no one to greet us. We stood for 10 minutes with staff running round us but not acknowledging us whilst another lady tried to collect pre ordered pizza We were seated in the back of the premises at... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We stayed at Carnaween from 10th July for 3 nights and had a fantastic stay. We had Room Nine which is a family room at the front with amazing views along the beach. The room was decorated really nicely in white and blue beach house style. Beds were very comfy and great shower. A huge bonus was we could bring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Decided to drop in on spec without reservation on a Friday evening. A lovely young guy-Mark managed to get us a table. Throughout the evening he was so attentive and pleasant to all customers. Ann our waitress also looked after us so well. The food was cooked to perfection and so tasty and tender. My husband ordered rack of lamb... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband, 3 year old and 5 month old and I embarked on our first stay away from home as a family of 4 to Carnaween House at the weekend. Friends of ours booked two family rooms for the 8 of us in total (4 adults and 4 under 4 years of age). Carnaween House was perfect! From the moment... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carnaween House is the ideal escape from busy lives. We love to welcome couples, families, foodies, sunset worshippers, golfers, walkers, runners, beach enthusiasts, surfers, dogs (extra charge) - whatever the purpose of your visit we strive to make sure it will be a memorable experience! We have 9 bedrooms of varying size, some rooms can be small due to the original layout when purchasing and renovating the house entirely in 2007. Only 3 rooms have tvs as we believe narin&portnoo is most enjoyed outdoors. Our restaurant has become a bit of a destination so it can be very popular and sometimes noisy, especially at high season and weekends. We also have 2 self-catering accommodations a few minutes walk away: Caranaween Cottage, a secluded 3 bed (sleeps 6) traditional irish cottage tucked away with private garden Carnaween Chalet, a cosy 2 bedroom dwelling to sleep 4 (1 double bed/1 bunk bed) and coming soon Carn'a'van, a shabby chic newly renovated caravan for those who don't mind up close and personal - could be used for extra bed space for the chalet as situation behind! we look forward to welcoming love - from all at Carnaween x ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carnaween House

Address: Naran strand, Narin-Portnoo, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Narin-Portnoo
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Carnaween House Narin-Portnoo, Ireland - County Donegal
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