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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We are frequent visitors to Dunfanaghy and have tried many of the surrounding hotels and restaurants. Arnolds Hotel is the best for Welcome and Hospitaliity - great staff and great food in Seascapes, Arnou or the Bistro - always go with friends and we can be sure of a good nights Donegall craic. Great place to meet the locals too!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was there during the Dunfanaghy Jazz and Blues festival 2016. The town was completely full, people pouring and tumbling out of doorways, a band in every alcove and some of the most fun I've ever had listening to music, an incredible event, I'll be back. Throughout the event, despite the town being full to bursting the hotel staff looked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked a more expensive hotel locally but had been put into a room with a wet room and no bath. I booked into the Arnold for a very cheap rate and was surprised by the quality compared to the other hotel that cost 2.5 times as much! The key things here are the fantastic helpful and friendly staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as part of our weeks holiday in Dunfanaghy. Have to say it was perfect. We went for food mainly, ended up going to the restaurant in the hotel, Seascapes Restaurant. Staff could not do enough for us, seated quickly, order taken, food came. Food was excellent, chowder to die for. Cheryl the head waitress, was extremely attentive, could... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us at the Arnold Family Hotel during your recent holiday to Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We truly appreciate your positive feedback on the quality of food, service and hospitality that you experienced in the Seascapes Restaurant. We shall pass on your compliments to Cheryl who looked after you. We look forward... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here en route to Letterkenny. Great coffee, latte was just right and the flat white was perfect! Delicious cake and family friendly to boot. Great views of the estuary, good place to watch the horses exercise. Would highly recommend this spot.

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for dropping by the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We truly appreciate your recommendation and your complimentary review on the coffee, home baked treats and the warm welcome you received. Please drop by any time you are passsing you will be more than welcome. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two friends and I visited the bistro in this hotel on Friday 12th Aug. As the bistro was very busy we were asked to wait a few minutes until a table was ready.The bar staff were very efficient and friendly and made us feel most welcome. Our meal was faultless and although the staff were extremely busy they still managed... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complimentary review on the occasion of your dining experience with us in the Garden Bistro at the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We endeavour to provide the highest standard of food, service and hospitality to all our customers. We are pleased to note that Jack looked after you so well and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Just happened to be passing by and thought we would call in for something to eat. Was a beautiful meal. We were in the main restaurant which was lovely.Staff were very nice. Will definitely be back. Hope to stay next time.

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your very complimentary review on the occasion of your dining experience with us at the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We look forward to looking after you next time you visit Dunfanaghy More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here a few times, never stayed here. But every year I do come in the evening for the live music. Fantastic and never that busy. The photos on the wall always make us laugh. Especially the two brothers supposedly sharing a joke....

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review on the occasion of your visit to the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to welcoming you next time you visit Dunfanaghy. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights for a short honeymoon after our wedding in Belfast. We arrived to a very warm welcome, the reception staff were so friendly and there was a beautiful room with a view of the bay and a bottle of prosecco. Breakfast was good with plenty of choice and the dining room very pleasant. There were beautiful... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complimentary review on the occasion of your honeymoon stay with us at the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. We take pride in providing the highest standards of service and hospitality to all our guests and it is very gratifying to receive the very positive feedback highlighting all aspects of your holiday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I’d like to relate a story about an incredible gem you have working for you whose going above and beyond her call of duty made my stay in Dunfanaghy one I will remember, and relate to others, for some time. This gem’s name is Pam, the lovely lady who was working reception the evening of August 16, 2016. My son... More 

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Gerarda1, Owner at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complimentary review on the hospitality extended to you by our staff member Pam when you called to the Arnold Family Hotel enquiring about accommodation on the night of 16th August. We appreciate your detailed review on the service and hospitality extended to you and thank you for recommending the Arnold Family Hotel to anyone who... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Embark on a journey of discovery at the Arnold Family Hotel, Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way. Explore the hidden gems of the local area steeped in History, Heritage, Culture and Music. Established in 1922 the Arnold Family hotel is renowned for excellence in food and hospitality using locally sourced produce. Indulge the senses and your passion for good food and wine in local Cafes and restaurants. Visit the local historic sites, explore miles of scenic walks, hidden coves and sandy beaches off the beaten track. Go Horse Riding, Golfing, Surfing and Fishing. Cycle the highways and byways, go island hopping to Tory and Arranmore. Visit the local Art Galleries, The Famine Heritage Centre and the Village Craft Shops. Donegal is simply paradise Local Attractions: Killahoey Beach, Horn Head Discovery Point 9 Mile scenic Drive and Walk overlooking Tory Island, the Errigal to Muckish Mountain Ranges. Glenveagh National Park, The Glebe Gallery, The Ards Peninsula, Ards Forest Park, Bloodyforeland, The Atlantic Drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arnolds Hotel

Address: Dunfanaghy | Co Donegal, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Dunfanaghy
Price Range: $91 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arnolds Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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