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Cork, Ireland
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Following reading an excellent review of this hotel I decided I had to try the restaurant on a recent visit and I was not disappointed. From the ambiance, to the comfort and the excellent food and wine it did not disappoint. We had a booking for 8:45 but arrived at 8: and were shown into a very comfortable lounge overlooking... More 

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this for myself and my partner on her first trip to Donegal on the recommendation of a previous employee. First impression were very good as the setting is wonderful and the weather was ideal. The hotel was very busy and it was difficult to find parking so I was a little concerned it may have been packed and... More 

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Dubai
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful Hotel. Great Staff, incredible food and very reasonable prices. We look forward to our return next year. The grounds are amazing as is the Guinness. Time drifts by slowly and it is super super relaxing.

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mumbai
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133 reviews
102 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

best stay of my 2 week trip. the house and gardens are great, rooms are exquisitely furnished. you feel like you are staying in a royal home, not a hotel. the bathrooms were the best, blue colour with white free standing bathtubs. there are no lifts though, so beware of staying on the third floor, and you can get lost... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights on our last leg of our beautiful Wild Atlantic Way trip from Galway to Donegal. Rathmullan house was larger than the previous places we had stayed in on our trip and we were not sure whether it would be to our liking. But although there were lots of people there and quite a few... More 

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Patrick K, Manager at Rathmullan House, responded to this review

Dear Su, At this time of year, one of our main concerns is that our guests feel well looked after despite how busy the hotel is. Having read your thorough, concise and positive review, it seems that this is the impression that you left with which is very gratifying for all of us here. You mention the food, your bedroom... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family. Beautiful and well maintained lawns. Nice atmosphere to sit and enjoy nature. Children enjoyed walk on the beach. Had tea and scones. Scones were fresh and delicious. Staff very friendly. Will visit again

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Patrick K, Manager at Rathmullan House, responded to this review

Dear Contributor, Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent afternoon with us. We are blessed with our beautiful setting here on the shores of the Swilly and it is fantastic to read that your family enjoyed the beach and surroundings. Our morning chefs are very proud of the scones that they prepare at the crack of dawn... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tap Room at Rathmullan House exclusively serves locally brewed Kinnegar Ales – no other beers – and it works. Located in the basement of the hotel it is approached by steps from outside where it offers a small patio and spillover tables on the lawn. However, the clincher is the oak-fired pizza oven during the summer. The pizzas are... More 

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Patrick K, Manager at Rathmullan House, responded to this review

Dear Contributor, It was with pleasure that we read your kind words on the Tap Room. This year has been without doubt the busiest since opening in 2014 and so it is great to hear that the pizza and beer combo is still working well. We would love a few more sunny days so that guests can enjoy the patio... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 24 hours at this beautifull House and really enjoyed every moment walking round the grounds and onto the beach and even entertained in the garden by a wonderfull drama theatre.Our stay in the house was excellent lovely bedroom to add to it all a house full of character and charm and the staff in every dept were so friendly... More 

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Patrick K, Manager at Rathmullan House, responded to this review

Dear Francis, It was a pleasure to read your very kind words following your recent stay with us. We had a fantastic afternoon with the outdoor theatre and thankfully the rain mostly stayed away! It is lovely to read our guests touch on the character and charm of the house and from your review it appears that you really appreciated... More 

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

We have just spent another wonderful week at Rathmullan House. Everything was perfect breakfast with a great choice of cold and cooked dishes and lots of fruit from the walled garden, lunches were good but definitely the highlight of the day was dinner. We choose something different every evening but mostly fish or duck dishes and they were all excellent... More 

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Patrick K, Manager at Rathmullan House, responded to this review

Dear Rosetta, What a pleasure it was to have you back a couple of weeks ago and you were true to your word on check out with regards sharing your thoughts on Trip Advisor! It has been a pleasure to get to know you and Mark and Kenny over the past year and all the staff enjoy being on first... More 

Co. Donegal
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45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We only live about 15 minutes away and last night was our first trip to Rathmullan House, what a find!! We have lived in the area for 11 years and we are kicking ourselves for not visiting sooner. We had an hour or so to kill before we dined so we sat in the lounge and enjoyed a nice bottle... More 

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Patrick K, Manager at Rathmullan House, responded to this review

Dear Daisy, What a pleasure it was on a Sunday morning to read your lovely words on your recent stay with us. Your feedback is so detailed and concise and we really appreciate the time and effort you have taken to share your thoughts. We love to see locals in the restaurant and our only regret is that you have... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rathmullan House is situated on the shores of Lough Swilly in Co. Donegal. With a 2 mile sandy beach at the bottom of the gardens it is a perfect spot to enjoy the outdoors. All 32 bedrooms are individually styled from romantic garden rooms to adjoining family rooms. The Weeping Elm Restaurant provides a fine setting for Kelan McMichaels modern cooking as well as the award winning breakfast for which Rathmullan is justly famous. Menus are based on using the freshest ingredients in season from local artisan producers and from the hotels walled garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rathmullan House

Address: Lough Swilly, Rathmullan, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Rathmullan
Price Range: $208 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rathmullan House 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Rathmullan House Hotel Rathmullan
House Rathmullan
Rathmullan Hotel
Rathmullan House Ireland - County Donegal
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