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The Holyrood Hotel

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The Holyrood Hotel, Bundoran has always been renowned for its warmth and hospitality down through the years. The first of the McEniff Hotels, it has been in the family for three generations.Managed by Seanie and Audrey McEniff, they carry on a proud tradition which has been handed on by Mrs. Elizabeth McEniff, Founder of the hotel group.The Holyrood Hotel with its well appointed and spacious ensuite bedrooms, ensures that guests enjoy the comfort and stress free environment they have become to expect from the Holyrood Hotel. Located just a stones throw away from Blue Flag Beaches, a world renowned 18 hole links Golf course, and shadowed by the Darty Mountains. The Holyrood Hotel can only captivate you and yours.One can experience the truly traditional atmosphere in the Waterfront Bar. Spacious and beautifully decorated. Sit in real comfort and sample a wine from our wide ranging cellar or perhaps try one of our exotic cocktails. An extensive bar menu is available in the Waterfront Bar daily.With beautiful views over Donegal bay you won't find a more Soothing place to unwind with a drink and watch the sun setting.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located


Full view
82Good for walkers
Grade: 82 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
14Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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Having read previous reviews between good and bad. We could not find any major faults. We made it what we did. The staff were very pleasant (minus one). Dinner was excellent. Breakfast was alright. Location was good. We had a great time and would recommend the hotel. Their
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I have difficulties mobilising and use a rollator so it was difficult to manage the stairs. The morning fry was small and the bed was uncomfortable. Reception staff appeared disinterested. We had booked two nights bed and breakfast but left after the first night. Disappointing
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Handy to a number of golf courses ideal for west coast challenge-great rooms+ food -well recommended for golf trips or just to stay in for a wee break-they do a special offer for the West Coast Challenge which is the one I used-its an ideal base for that
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Came to Hollyrood for the carvery. Wow. Gorgeous. Girl behind counter (Laura) suggested the Roast Corned Beef. Yes that’s right Roast Corned Beef. Laura let me try a little beforehand and it was simply delicious served with a gorgeous pepper sauce. Great friendly service and
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Response from ManagementHH, General Manager at The Holyrood Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Paul M, thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your dining experience in The Waterfront Bar. I will pass your kind comments onto Laura. We hope that you will visit with us again soon. Sincerely, Audrey Mc Eniff
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Two day fabulous Spa break. Pool not heated..freezing. Spa staff not interested. Full Irish Breakfast give it a miss.leaking window in our room. But overall this hotel has potential but must realize even in low season guests can be impressed just by a bit of care and detail.
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View of Bundoran from the big wheel - selfie of me and my granddaughter - lots of amusements her
View of Bundoran from the big wheel - selfie of me and my granddaughter - lots of amusements her
The poor level of hygeine our room consisted of when checked in
Can pets stay we have a small poodle
Hi there, I don't think pets are allowed unfortunately :(
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When was the hotel revamped
I’m not sure but the decor is very nice the only thing letting it down was the bathroom and the leisure Centre
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Is there a fridge in room
No fridge please check this hotel out before you pay see your room it is very run down.
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Is there entertainment in the evening
Yes both times I was there nightly entertainment
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are dogs allowed at hotel
Hello No unfortunately we do not allow dogs in the hotel. Kind Regards, Kelly
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"Book early for West Coast comp as rooms go quickly"
"Make sure you check that there are no steps into your room if you have mobilty issues"
"had room 306 great viev of sea"
"rooms with a seaview are loveely"
"Ask for sea view"
US$ 98 - US$ 170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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