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The Gap Lodge

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The Lodge Barnesmore Gap, Donegal Town, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The Gap lodge is a top quality B&B, Sheila (The owner) was incredibly welcoming and is a very good host. Breakfast (which was superb) is fresh and very tasty and is arranged around the time that suits you. The room was stocked with coffee, milk and sugar (Which was replenished every day) , the beds are clean and the en-suite... More 

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Clifden, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place to stay. We were 2 families travelling around donegal for a few days. We received a lovely welcome, had great nights sleep and had fabulous breakfast each morning. Síle is so helpful, great for giving good information on places to see and eat..oh and i also had my dog with me who was also welcomed..I would strongly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Nothing is too much trouble at the Gap lodge Sile is very welcoming and has thought of everything to make our stay very enjoyable. Great breakfasts with a good selection of cooked, cereal, and home made scones and bread. Room was comfortable and warm with lots of nice touches such as power adaptor tea and coffee and local information The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I give the high rating because of the breakfast which was one of the best we had in Ireland, prepared at a special table with much love to detail by the very friendly host. One to remember! The room was just average and the house is a bit out of town, you definitely need a car to move around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Sile was so nice and helpful from the minute we got her on the phone to book a room. She advised on the best way to take from where we were. As soon as we arrived she showed us our room - the room was very cute, clean and warm, the beds were confortable and we slept like babies. In... More 

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We stayed here on a Saturday night while going to a wedding at the nearby Lough Eske (approx €12 in a taxi). We were warmly welcomed on arrival not by the owner but by a worker who was v helpful. We had a top class breakfast at 10am on the Sunday morning, thickest bacon slices I ever got at a... More 

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Kenmare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Our stay with Sile was memorable and enjoyable. The breakfasts were the best we've sampled so far and .our room was spotless and very comfortable. We were made to feel at home from the start and would definitely recommend this bed and breakfast .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Stayed 2 nights 3 & 4 Sept, great accommodation on the outskirts of Donegal. Breakfast was lovely, great choice. Nothing was to much trouble for Sile she made us feel most welcome. I would come again and I would certainly recommend Gap Lodge to family and friends.

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Thank CheshireKaz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Made a really last minute decision to go to Donegal town and stay overnight. A quick glance to Trip Advisor and we decided to try Gap Lodge. This is situated five miles from Donegal, just before Barnesmore Gap, on the main road to Letterkenny and all points North. We were welcomed by Sheila and shown to our room at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Stayed with 2 others on 7 july 2015 was very impressed with the accommodation clean the owner more than helpful made us feel very welcome breakfast was great and plenty of it have already recommended it to others hopefully i get to stay again

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
10 Minute drive from Donegal Town, Harvey's Point Hotel and Solis Castle Hotel. Our spacious family-run home is on the Letterkenny & Ballybofey Road N15, left side. Credit Cards accepted. Breakfast Menu available with home baking and special diets catered for. Biddy's Famous Pub on our doorstep and a choice of excellent restaurants in nearby Donegal Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gap Lodge

Address: The Lodge Barnesmore Gap, Donegal Town, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: $65 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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