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The Harbour Inn
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Buncrana
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 27, 2013

found every thing at the Harbour Inn to be very satisfactory, lovely welcome at reception, rooms very warm and spotlessly clean, lovely bar and breakfast room nice food, great service, plenty parking, very reasonable, will definitely stay again
ruth tully

Room Tip: some rooms little to close to main road
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

This was our second visit to The Harbour, and it was just as good as the first time. The room was huge - we'd been given a room with 2 double beds even though there were just 2 of us. The heating was on and stayed on all night which kept the room nice & cosy. It was clean & well maintained as was the bathroom. The bed was really comfortable with good plump pillows - we slept really well. We were in room 220 just above reception & the breakfast room which was handy. We had a half board deal and there is a separate residents menu to choose your meal from. There were ample choices for starters, mains & dessert. We ate really well and were surprised to have read in another review that the residents menu was 'limited' I certainly didn't find this the case at all - if you couldn't find something to please you on that menu then there's something wrong with you!! The restaurant & bar was very quiet in the evening, only a handful of people but there was entertainment on as stated on their website - a young fella with his music system sang until after midnight - he was really good. Breakfast was also really nice, full Irish with tea & toast. We got a fantastic deal for the stay - only £67 for one nights stay half board - unbeatable! Already looking for another deal here, we'll definitely be back soon.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank reviewqueen18
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

We spent there just a night, while we were driving around the north of the republic of ireland!
We arrived late at night in the middle of Buncrana festivity at the end of july. Was a wonderful suprise to get into that huge room, with a roomy bathroom and a really warm enviroment.
The staff was also very polite and likeable.
We would absolutely recomend it.

Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
Thank mpauls
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Reviewed November 9, 2013

Not the best time of year to visit Donegal but Buncrana is a good centre for the north. Hotel was virtually empty but everything was on offer in the great half board deal we had booked via Booking.com. I think we had one of the largest rooms which had a view of the estuary, never did see a harbour though!!
Everywhere was warm and all staff were very welcoming and attentive. Excellent free wifi as well. Would stay again.

Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
Thank Prop1947
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

Stayed here for one night while traveling through Donegal.
The Hotel is motel style with the room doors accessible directly from the car park. The room was more like a mini apartment. Nice and modern and spacious. There was a bit of noise fro people leaving the pub at night but other than that it was a great place to stay. Breakfast was very nice as was the food in the bar.
Wifi was also available. Beach was jus across the road but because of the rain didn't get a chance to check it out.
Would stay here again if in Buncrana.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank pinkie30
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Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel on saturday the 26th oct and enjoyed it very much with my partner,room was lovely with a very comfy bed,bathroom was lovely with a bath and very good shower,breakfast was lovely and staff were really nice,i cant find any bad points.

Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
Thank alan m
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

Our most recent stay this year was 12 &13 October.This was another relaxing success in a long line of delightful stays we have had in the Harbour Inn over many years.The staff as always were delightful to see once again like good friends always are and most welcoming in making you feel at home.

The Harbour Inn is a great location from where you can visit many different places from and then return to a comfortable base in the evening time after touring to enjoy an appetising meal and a drink in very attractive surroundings.

The proximity to Derry and all that historical diversity it has to offer or to enjoy the beautiful unspoiled scenery of Donegal.Then to take the trip in the Greencastle Car Ferry to Northern Ireland and the stupendously picturesque County Antrim coast which is within easy access once again. The touring choices are varied and all interestingly rewarding to visit for a lovely holiday or week end break at any time of year.

If heaven is like this I am ready to go as our visits have always been memorable,relaxing and pleasurable and you can not beat that. There is something for the young and older people whatever your taste is if it is the sea and its enjoyment,walking, golf,touring, history and just relaxing.

We congratulate the staff and management on the winning their TRIP ADVISOR award which has been worked hard for and very well deserved.Until we meet again folks we wish you good luck,good health and thank you for all the pleasure you have given to us all. Donegal must be so proud of what you do for tourism and the great image you portray.

Room Tip: Be clear on what your needs are when booking, staff will always help.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Harbour Inn

Address: Derry Road | Ludden, Buncrana, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Buncrana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Buncrana
Price Range: $75 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Harbour Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
30 luxurious en-suite bedrooms, each with television, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer. 70 seater restaurant serving lunch daily and evening a la carte menu. Warm & welcoming lounge bar. 5 minute walk from NorthWest Golf Club & 20 minute drive from renowned Ballyliffin Golf Club. Special rate green fees for NorthWest Golf Club available to hotel guests. ... more   less 
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