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Lake of Shadows Hotel

Grianan Park, Buncrana, Ireland
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food , friendly staff really helpful . Just love it no matter how long I'm in Buncrana il be in the lake for lunch,tea or dinner. Well done to all there what a team .also beside a beautiful beach , great place to stay and walking distance from the town

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

Been here on numerous occasions over the years as I have family nearby. Visited Friday 11th December around 3pm. First impressions not good place badly needing decorated. Sat in the bar area in the corner and it was freezing cold. 4 starters, 3vegetable soups and a page. Soup a bit boring, pate lovely. Mains were fish and chips, lasagne, turkey... More 

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n.ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We were a large party of 20 varying in age and we were all very pleased with our stay. The only criticism I would have is that the bedrooms are very cold. The food and the staff were excellent and one minor hiccup with the food was corrected immediately. The location was very central and the younger ones in the... More 

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Buncrana, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

I use the place regularly-the food is first rate and the portions are generous. You don't get a wee portion surrounded by squiggles of art; you get a proper substantial feed and what more would you want after coming in,famished,from an Inishowen gale. The staff are great-friendly and efficient without looking over your shoulder every 5 minutes. It's a comfortable,... More 

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Thank europeanjim
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I liked the lake of shadows. Modern hotels tend to be the exact same, but as this was in an older buildings it had lots of character. We didn't have breakfast or go to the restaurant. We stayed 1 night

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Moira, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I've stayed there again recently; the room was very clean, warm and the bed was so comfortable. There was also a good view from room 161 to the Lough. The Hotel staff were most attentive and professional in their duties. At times when the place was busy, which was often, the food and the drinks were served as quickly as... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Could not fault the Lake of Shadows for my mothers 80th birthday! Fantastic food,great service & very helpful staff, especially Patricia & Breege! Thank you all so much & a big thank you to Larry for being so attentive when serving us!

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Derry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Cannot fault the excellent service here. However, I left quite annoyed after my meal. I ordered the steak, medium-well as I always do in any restaurant. It arrived well done, very well done. I told the waitress that it was over cooked, no pink at all and she gladly took it back. She returned 10 mins later with a new... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The hotel is in a good location in buncrana , a short walk from the beach in one direction and the main street in the other . we stayed for a long weekend to celebrate a family birthday , our room was large with two double sized beds and a plasma plus tea making gear ,. it was fresh and... More 

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Thank dowris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here many times but never stayed, til yesterday. What a lovely hotel, quiet, friendly, easy access to everything, plenty of parking, really good food and the rooms are quiet, clean, spacious and incredibly cheap. Good for singles but great for couples and families, either on or off budget. Glad to have had this experience, will stay again.

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