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Reviewed July 31, 2016

Stayed one night in the camp site. The terraced tent pitches afford all the campers a lovely private site with beautiful views over the bay. Even with a full guest house to attend to the owners went out of their way to make us campers feel very welcome and to ensure we could avail of all the amenities. The breakfast... More 

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Josephine L, Owner at Dun Ulun House, responded to this review

Thank you, we're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you all again soon! More 

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Reviewed July 20, 2016

Donegal is the absolute most bueatiful area I. Ireland. If you need a home base this I'd the place to stay. Great place, amazing view and wonderful people. Make sure you meet Dennis and Ann Marie, lovely people.

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Reviewed July 11, 2016

I have just come back from a great stay ( business trip working with Donegal Yarns - 5 nights) at Dun Ulan. The B&B is located in a wonderful location with fantastic views looking over the bay. Joanie is lovely and always started my day (at breakfast) with lots of lively chat and laughs. The rooms are very comforatble and... More 

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Reviewed September 7, 2015

My second visit to Dún Ulún - I love this place - the setting is just magical overlooking a beautiful bay between Kilcar & Carrick. Joanie was brilliant - so friendly, helpful and welcoming with our group of 13. Breakfast was cooked to order and was delicious. Joanie sorted out our dinner booking when we discovered the place we had... More 

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Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. Joanie is lovely and very welcoming and friendly.The rooms are clean and very comfortable . Views from this place are stunning. Very handy having a kitchen and dining area where you are free to cook as you please too. Will be back!!

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Reviewed April 16, 2015

Joanie is an absolutely lovely woman and a perfect B&B host. I felt right at home with her and know if I lived there, we would be fabulous friends. We didn't want to eat out so we cooked up some things we had bought earlier in her kitchen which she kindly made available to us and ate out front at... More 

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Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had a wonderful two night stay, Joanie and Gerry were welcoming hosts, we were definitely spoilt. The room was spacious and had a magnificent view. it was also great to be able to cook a meal in the kitchen.The location was absolutely magical, the cliffs were out of this world and there are many other places to explore. We... More 

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Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

This place was wonderful. The views are amazing and the couple that runs it are fantastic! Probably the most comfortable bed we slept on the whole time we were in Ireland. It made an excellent base for exploring Donegal and we ended up staying one more night than we originally intended.

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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

On a tour of Ulster this summer, our stay at Kilcar was by far the best part for me. Better than the giants causeway or the rope bridge at carrick-a-rede were the stunning views at Slieve League, the highest sea cliffs in Europe. I was told about Slieve League by a local man Gerry Lyons who, together with his wife... More 

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Reviewed May 10, 2013

The view from my bedroom window was the best of all the places I stayed in Ireland - straight out over the bay, about 100ft up! Joanie and Jerry were very friendly and helpful. Bedroom and facilities were not fancy but clean and comfortable. There is a fully equipped kitchen and dining room should you want to prepare your own... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lyons family run Dún Ulún House in Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland. Our hostel offers a warm welcome and 7 en suite rooms to a high standard of comfort that you would expect from a guesthouse or Bed and Breakfast (B&B). We provide either a self catering option or Bed and Breakfast (B&B) service. We also can offer a private camping ground (suitable for tents and campervans) with spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean. Dún Ulún House is situated in the Gaeltacht area (Irish speaking area) of South West Donegal, 11 km west of Killybegs and 1 1/2 km past Kilcar Village. It has spectacular views and a glorious setting overlooking Towney and Donegal Bays with counties Leitrim, Sligo and Mayo in view. Dún Ulún House is a perfect base for touring this beautiful part of Donegal along the Wild Atlantic Way and it's only a few kilometers from the highest sea cliffs in Europe Sliabh Liag (Slieve League). It is an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts for fishing, swimming, surfing, deep sea angling, boat trips, diving, walking, cycling, mountain climbing, horse riding, painting, traditional music and bird watching. Dún Ulún House is also the perfect place for a relaxing getaway in the Irish countryside. We hope to see you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dun Ulun House

Address: Cashel, Kilcar, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Kilcar
Number of rooms: 7
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“It's a 3 level B&B with rooms on each floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Jsmindy, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
“Lovely to have a room facing the water and hills.....”
  • Our picnic dinner out front with the same gorgeous view as our room
 of 5 bubbles ftbrunswick, Apr 16, 2015 | Read review
“I don't think there are any bad rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles DianaBrisbane2014, Nov 29, 2014 | Read review
“Beautiful views from the top floor in the front of the house”
 of 5 bubbles JillK26, Sep 18, 2012 | Read review
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