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Dhahran, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 15 January 2015

I am writing this review on behalf of my parents, i sent them there for a two day break last week. They said the room (premium suite) was absolutely beautiful, warm, comfortable, great bed. The location is fantastic, and the staff could not have been more courteous from they arrived until departure. Highly recommended, and would return in the summer....

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Donna, Thank you for choosing Harvey’s Point as a destination for your parents on their short break. We appreciate you writing such a lovely review on their behalf. It was our pleasure to welcome your parents and we are very happy to hear that they enjoyed their stay. We will look after them again when they return again in...

Reviewed 13 January 2015

Recently spent the weekend, on a cold stormy January. But did not bother us to stay indoors nice and warm whilst looking out at the beautiful lough esk. From the very beginning the staff were fantastic, and really made us feel at home. Every request was dealt with courteously and in a warm friendly manner. The style of the hotel...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Adrian, Thank you for your super review. We are always keen to hear feedback from our customers, particularly when they are from the hospitality industry! We are truly delighted that you had a lovely experience and you’re right - the weather is a bonus if it’s nice. Otherwise, it’s good to cuddle in by the fire or under the...

Co Down
Reviewed 13 January 2015

This is my third visit and it never fails to deliver. A two night stay on Fri/Sat 9/10 jan 2015. From Booking by phone , through arrival to departure nothing but staff who appear to enjo their jobs! The Rooms are 6 Star (we had DeLuxe) the food (Dinner on both nights in Hotel) are of the highest quality and...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Michael, A warm welcome back to Harvey’s Point. Thank you for your lovely review and kind compliments. Your high recommendation and continued loyalty are very much appreciated. It means so much to us when our regular guests are impressed by our endeavours for continuous improvement, both in our product and in our service standards. It all starts and ends...

Reviewed 12 January 2015

If you are seeking a tranquil and romantic getaway look no further than Harvey's Point. The magnificent Lough Eske location is ideal for many interesting forest, mountain and beach walks. The service is first class and the massive Suites are luxurious with Jacuzzi and cosy armchairs opposite a large screen TV. The Breakfast buffet had a great range and a...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We read your review with pride and joy. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your recent visit. We are truly grateful for your kind compliments. It is our pleasure to share our story and of course our home / hotel with our discerning guests. We are blessed to have a wonderful team who...

Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

We had a one night stay at Harvey's Point on Sat 10 Jan. The room was absolutely amazing, probably about 3 times the size of a normal hotel room and the view of the lake was beautiful even in the awful weather we had! All the staff were lovely. Will definitely go back and stay again, maybe in the summer...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Emma, Thank you for your kind compliments following your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. We are delighted that you had a relaxing and enjoyable experience. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again during the summer. There are lots of lovely walks in the area and we would be happy to help you find the off the...

Enniskillen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We went for a mid-week break at the end of October. We took our two small dogs with us so were booked into the Lakeside Suites. We were very impressed with our rooms. We have never stayed in a hotel like this before. The view and location of our suite was beautiful. The rooms were spotless and the bed was...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was truly our pleasure to welcome you to Harvey’s Point and thank you for choosing our hotel for your mini break in October. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and of course it’s great to hear that your dogs had a good time too! Please be assured that we will keep working to...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 January 2015

From the minute we arrived @ Harvey's Point we were spoiled and fussed over by the terrific front of house team. Our room was magnificent , more a suite than anything else and so luxurious. The new and revamped Dining Room is beautiful and we enjoyed a lovely dinner on the Wednesday night. We missed the wine tasting which I...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. We are thrilled that you had a lovely experience at Harvey's Point. It was our pleasure to look after you and make you feel at home. We enjoy the interaction with our guests for our midweek activity breaks. The wine tasting and cookery demonstrations were great fun and there was no shortage...

Ballygowan, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We choose harvey's Point to celebrate our 40th wedding Anniversary with friends as we had been before and were very impressed with the welcome we received and the overall standard. Again we were not dissapointed. We had one of the Lakeside Suites which was just stunning, the food was excellent as usual but by far the best is the friendly...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear John, Congratulations on your 40th wedding anniversary. It was our pleasure to welcome you back to Harvey's Point. Your continued loyalty and kind comments are greatly appreciated. Please be assured that we will continue in our efforts to ensure that each guest has a memorable and enjoyable experience on each and every visit. We hope you will have occasion...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2015

This was our second visit to Harveys Point and once again it didn't disappoint. The location is stunning. We like to walk and there are lovely walks in the area, however given that the weather in January can be a bit wild, you can quite happily relax without leaving the hotel. The beautifully situated reading room is the perfect place...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Jean, Thank you most sincerely for your kind compliments following your recent visit to Harvey's Point. It gives us great encouragement to hear such positive feedback. Rest assured that this high praise will not lead to complacency. If anything, we will work harder to raise the bar further in our standards of hotel keeping and hospitality. We look forward...

Banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2015

A midweek break in January to the perfect location ,beautiful scenery friendly atmosphere delicious food in both the restaurant and he bar. Our dog 'Barney" just loves his stay at 'Harveys' with lovely walks and the nearby beaches. Its definitely the perfect 'chill out ' place for anyone looking a nice quiet few days away. looking forward to our next...

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Dear Paul & Antoinette, It was our pleasure to welcome you to Harvey's Point. A warm welcome to Barney too! We are delighted that you all had an enjoyable time during your midweek break. Thank you for your kind compliments which are greatly appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel &...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is an air of Romance at Harvey's Point, set in the mystical, magical shadow of the Blue Stack Mountains on the shores of Lough Eske. Owned and managed by the Swiss Family Gysling since it opened in 1989, Harvey's Point has developed into the leading destination hotel of the northwest, specialising in top class accommodation, exquisite cuisine and genuine Irish hospitality. Harvey's Point is the recipient of the prestigious AA Hotel of the Year award 2007 / 2008 and has been voted Number 1 Hotel in Ireland in the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Awards, as well as having the privilege of ranking 13th best Hotel in Europe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harvey's Point

Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: ₹ 11,891 - ₹ 18,925 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harvey's Point 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Harvey`s Point Hotel Donegal Town
Harveys Point Hotel Donegal
Harveys Point Donegal
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Donegal Town
#1 Family Hotel in Donegal Town
#1 Romantic Hotel in Donegal Town
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“ground floor very quiet and comfortable,to have a view of beautiful Loch Eske a room higher up should be chosen.”
 of 5 bubbles 892bernier, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor facing the lake for the best view in the morning”
 of 5 bubbles socratic83, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ALL the rooms are really spacious in this hotel. The Family & Staff will do anything to make your stay a fantastic experience.”
 of 5 bubbles ExperiencedDiners, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book a Loughview room and look out for special offers.”
 of 5 bubbles 853TonyM, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Executive suite on 2nd.floor was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Setanta79, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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