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Seaview Tavern
Ranked #2 of 3 Malin Head B&B and Inns
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

just spend two days in the Seaview Tavern in search of the Northern Lights which unfortunately didn't show!. Not to worry our hosts looked after us so well..the breakfast would keep you going for the day, the stories and craic would keep u going for the rest. Loved this part of the world and loved the Seaview Tavern. Definitely be back!!

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

I recently had friends up to Donegal for a visit. We booked into the Sea View Tavern. It proved to be an excellent choice. The food & drink were fantastic. Venue & location were unrivalled. A warm, welcoming haven in a rugged, wild surround.
Mike & Caitriona (owners) could not have been more helpful. They give such a personal touch to the whole experience.
Gerry

Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

I've been coming here for years. The 'wee' bar is full of local characters as a rule and has changed very little for many years. The restaurant has a first class chef in Roland and the Valentine's Day menu was quite simply extraordinary value for money. Slightly less than €20 for 5 courses including fresh oysters and sirloin steak was incredible value.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

My husband and I are living in Ireland for the year while we work on our Masters degrees. After finals we felt that we had earned a few days of Holiday. We wanted to go somewhere remote and with beautiful scenery. The Seaview Tavern did not disappoint! Our room was very large with an en suite bathroom. The room was very comfortable and well furnished. There were many nice touches such as a hot water kettle, teas and coffees, water bottles, and biscuits that were replaced everyday. Our room also had 3 windows that faced the ocean. The windows opened and we were able to smell salt water and hear the waves crash.

The innkeeper, Michael, is the kindest and most knowledgeable inn keeper we have come across. At breakfast (a full irish, included) he told us the history of the area and a little about his family history. He provided us with wonderful written directions of the sites to see. The breakfast was plentiful and filling, and tasty too! We also had dinner one night in the tavern and it was lovely!!

We would stay for weeks on end, if school would allow it!

Note- The tavern is pretty remote and is well suited for travelers with a car and those who prefer to hike and walk. There is not much around, which was just what we craved!

Room Tip: Each of the three rooms faces the sea making it hard to provide a tip!
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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 12, 2014

Excellent find. Left it very late to book this fantastic hotel. When we rang up to book, it was about 8:30pm. They said that food would finish at 9pm but they would keep the kitchen open until we got there and they did. It was about 9:20 when we arrived. Thankfully they kept it open, the food was lovely. The room was very big and overlooked the bay. They have a lovely lounge but it was quiet so went through to the 'locals' bar. It's very traditional. The locals made us feel very welcome. A great nights entertainment. Breakfast was excellent. Michael, came out and talked us through the history of the place and recommended local places of interest to visit. Would stay here again.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank hgst
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

This place faces the sea on the most northern point of Ireland. It's beautiful and magical up there. The food was very good and the owner gave us a history of the area and his family. Not for those who mind the singing from the tavern, but we were part of it!

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank FrequentTraveler369
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Reviewed December 22, 2013

Great find. We stayed in a room at the front of the tavern with lovely sea views. The room was modern and spacious with sky tv and nice bathroom with a good shower. The location is quite remote but that's what we were looking for. There is a bar and restaurant at the hotel. We were there off season so it was quiet but probably more lively during the summer months. Ate here on both nights, food was good and there is a good selection on the menu. The staff are all very friendly and the owner of the tavern has a passion and extensive knowledge of the local area and was able to provide suggestions on some of the local sights to visit which was most welcome and well worth it. Great place to stay to get away from it all and good value. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Seaview Tavern

Address: | Ballygorman, Malin Head, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Malin Head
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Malin Head
Price Range: $93 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Seaview Tavern 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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