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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's definitely been around for a while, with large rooms well furnished. The dining is quite good and the bar and sitting areas are lovely. We were here as part of a music tour, quite large, and they could accommodate all quite well.

Thank Niels A
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We visited with part of a coach trip/tour on arrival we were greeted by the lovely Mary who welcomed us all into what i thought at first reminded me of Faulty Towers...... This hotel grows on you very quickly with all its wee quirks nooks n crannies.The lovely Lucy is a must to meet whilst you are there .... The...

Thank Dingle M
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 2, 2016

6 of us had the best time in this hotel The hotel and food is great...but it is the people who make it and you couldn't have better than .. Michael..Anna ..Fiona.. Margaret..Mary ..Benny. and the cream of the crop...The Lovely Lucy!!!! Thank you for making our time with you ....extra special😊

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Burlington Ontario
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Dorrian's was a step back in time. It's grandeur is tired. But, it was magnificent! The beds, blankets & pillows would be my only complaint. We loved the atmosphere, the fireplace lit in the evening. The door keys are actual keys, with a beautifully embossed leather key fob. Our room faced Main Street & we could open our window &...

2Thank Kimberly1403
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Stayed here for one night while on a motorcycle tour with friends. A charming hotel with very welcoming staff. The rooms are well appointed, clean and comfortable. Free WiFi is available to all. The breakfast was very good, with at the table service. Overall very pleasant and good value for money.

Thank Tony D
Management response:

Good afternoon Tony, Thank you very much for your lovely comments on the hotel. You were also a lovely group to deal with. Hopefully, we will have the pleasure of your stay at another time. We appreciate very much your taking time to write your report. Ben and Marian Dorrian

Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed in Dorrians for the Irish coastal rowing championships. We stayed as part of a group, the hotel was very accommodating those of us who had to have breakfast earlier then they would usually serve it . The food was very reasonably priced and it was also scrumptious . The rooms were spacious even though the showers were...

Thank Rachelc1234
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Rachel,# Thank you very much for taking the time to write sucvh a nice review. We are very pleased to hear that Amy and yourself had such a wonderful time, as there was a lovely atmosphere in the hotel with all of you and we thoroughly enjoyed having you.... we will have a look at your shower. Everyone mixed very...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Everytime I'm in Ballyshannon, I stay at this magnificant hotel. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The single room is very comfortable. They serve great Irish breakfast in the restaurant. The bar is cozy and prices are reasonable.

2Thank Bibi L
North Bend, Oregon
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Enjoyed my stay here as part of a group tour of Ireland. The owners and staff was friendly and helpful, the facilities were clean and attractive and the meals were very nice. I would certainly come back again. And the pub up the street is delightful, with thatched roof and peat fires. We visited the first night and joined in...

Thank Shirley97459
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel with friends on a coach holiday.A very friendly family run hotel with pleasant helpful staff.The food and accommodation were good as was the Guinness.There was some entertainment laid on for a couple of nights.

Thank Mike W
Ballymena, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 27, 2016

My wife and I were part of a group booking last weekend. Our first impressions of the Hotel were very positive. The owners were there personally to greet us and very efficiently got us to our allocated rooms. Reception was near the door but the large lounge was very welcoming with many comfortable chairs and a large fire in the...

1Thank bertiedunlop
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Dorrian's Imperial

Address: Main Street, Ballyshannon, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Ballyshannon
Price Range: $103 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dorrian's Imperial 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Rooms facing the street can be noisy especially on weekends, but rather entertaining as well........”
  • My rooms was spacious and comfortable, with older style furnishing that matched the hotel's deco
 of 5 bubbles Shirley97459, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“We were on street side but traffic was minimal, the other side 'quiet'”
 of 5 bubbles bertiedunlop, Apr 27, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms appear to be generous in size, with comfortable furnishings and whether facing the street or back were quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MRB3, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“The ones in the back are the quietist, far from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles J815QPmichaelr, Jan 21, 2016 | Read review
“Third floor very quiet and our corner room had good views”
 of 5 bubbles 707leob, Sep 18, 2015 | Read review
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