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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at The Cove during our honeymoon trip to Ireland. We arrived before check-in, but Joan was nice enough to let us check in early. Our room was comfortable, and everything about our two-night stay there was great. Breakfast each morning was amazing, and Joan had excellent recommendations for restaurants and attractions to visit. We had... More 

Thank Amber M
Palm Springs, California
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had a wonderful stay at The Cove after the drive from Dublin to Donegal Town. The accommodations were pleasant and comfortable. It's a short drive in to Donegal from the Cove so it's convenient, yet feels as if we were staying out in the relaxing countryside. We stayed three nights and had a terrific visit to Donegal Town and... More 

Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at The Cove for one night as we were attending the country music weekend in Donegal Town. We were a bit late arriving but Liam and Joan didn`t seem to mind as I had phone ahead of arrival. Liam was very helpful and professional and gave us the number of a local taxi company. The... More 

Thank Collette L
Amherst, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful stay! We arrived a little later than planned thanks to traffic, but Liam was waiting for us and took the time to show us a map of the local area, with recommended sites & places to eat. That was much appreciated after a long journey! The B&B is just a 5 minute drive... More 

Thank Kristi824
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We only stayed here one night, but we really enjoyed our stay! Joan is so nice and helped us find/call for a tire service since we blew it out. The lodge is very nice and the room is lovely and spacious ! Breakfast was delicious too! Less than a 5 minute drive into town. Highly recommend!

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Perh Australia
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Cove Lodge for 5 nights and enjoyed them all. Firstly, the sight seeing we did was excellent - and that was due to Liam (owner of the Cove Lodge) taking the time to give us a map and explaining the best sites to visit. Then it was the town. Beautiful, easy to get around, plenty if... More 

Thank Julie M
Falls Church, VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The many favorable reviews of the Cove Lodge are on target -- comfortable, peaceful, tastefully furnished, excellent breakfasts, and welcoming and helpful hosts. It was our first stop on a driving trip around western Ireland, and after an overnight flight and then a drive from Dublin airport, it was wonderful to find a warm greeting and an exceptionally comfortable bed... More 

Thank mermaid86
Rye, New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our family stayed with Joan and her family at Cove Lodge and were treated like royalty. The house was beautiful, and it was an easy trip into Donegal for dinner, some great live Irish music and a pint or two. We learned that Joan's family and our family both came from the same small town in County Cavan. This was... More 

Thank targue
Bluffton, South Carolina
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Usually at the end of a traveling vacation you will have several candidates for best stay, not so this time, clear winner is the Cove Lodge. Clean well appointed and great host and hostess. Liam and Joan are very accommodating and patient. They made a great made to order breakfast all purchased the night before to insure freshness. Very clean... More 

Thank HapyGuy7
Bunbury, Australia
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

The Cove Lodge in Donegal was the best B& B we stayed in during our three week travels in Ireland. Even though we arrived early our host was very happy to book us in gave a complete run down on attractions and map information plus a couple of local tips. The room was spotless and very comfortable breakfast was excellent... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming, four star, stone-faced country home situated in a rural setting yet only minutes from bustling, lively, historic Donegal Town. LONELY PLANET RECOMMENDED. Comfortable and relaxing accommodation with pretty rooms and delicious breakfasts! Ideal touring base for the cliffs at Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park, Mount Errigal and Dunlewey Lakeside Centre. Golf, fishing, horse-riding, beaches and Craft Village all nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cove Lodge B&B

Address: The Lodge The Lodge Drumgowan, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: ₹ 6,315 - ₹ 6,678 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cove Lodge B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Room payments are expected in cash. Many ATM's and banks in the area if you need one.”
 of 5 bubbles princ11361, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“From room 1 you may hear the cattle grid rattle when a car goes over it.”
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“All rooms are excellent”
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“All rooms were lovely. No noise”
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