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Arnolds Hotel

Expedia.comUS$ 157*
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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 178*
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning views, great food at Cafe Arnou and great hospitality. Bedrooms somewhat dated-need a revamp to help ensure a more relaxing time is had. New restaurant looks great and was very busy! Great location-only short stroll into the village

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 nights on a family break in this hotel recently.This is a lovely hotel in beautiful Dunfanaghy.The staff were very friendly and helpful.Breakfast was excellent with a hot breakfast cooked to order.The evening meal was also excellent and well served.The bedroom is dated but more than adequate for our needs.We will certainly stay here again.I wish the hotel continued...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our experience is one of neglect. Room 3 was just awful very tired décor, ceiling spotlight loose, stains down sides of bedside cabinets, cracked and broken lampshades obviously caused by overheating of light bulbs, tired stained wrinkled pink carpet, cobwebs on ceiling, valance not covering stained bottom of beds, long black hairs on quilt covers to name but a few...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We apologise you were disappointed with your room, we are usually commended on the cleanliness of our rooms. Our housekeeping keep do their upmost to ensure our bedrooms are spotless and adhere to the hotels high standards. We are currently in the process of refurbishing and updating the last of our bedrooms. We hope to...

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Easter Monday we set off for Donegal with no plans but we took the cases with us anyway. Our first stop was Dunfanaghy and, in the off chance, we called into Arnold's Hotel not expecting to get a room given that the town was absolutely packed out with visitors. We were lucky to get Room 17 which was spotlessly clean,...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for such a lovely review. We welcome feedback from our valued customers. We are glad to hear you had such a pleasant stay and enjoyed dining with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Arnolds Hotel on your next visit to Dunfanaghy.

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night with another couple. It is a fabulous location but unfortunately no one seems to know what they are doing, there is no direction from management. The food was very bland, And the service slack. We were asked ten times were we ok at the start, but then no one came near us, in fact it...

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Northern Ireland
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This hotel was established in 1922, it is not modern. It was clean and tidy and warm, nice open fire and sofas in the reception. Views out the front are very beautiful. Food was good, service in the restaurant and at breakfast was very very slow. The staff are all young and did their best but were rushed of their...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us at Arnolds Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed the pleasant comfortable reception area and views the hotel has to offer. We apologise the delays you experienced during food service. We are always adequately staffed for breakfast service as we know exactly how many guests we...

Huddersfield
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We spent just 2 nights in Dunfanaghy, but this was a nice taster, and we would definitely return for longer. The awful weather on arrival got better, as did our overall experience as the days progressed. Our first night's sleep was marred by traffic noise from the road outside (a room at the back next time, we feel) and noisy...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Arnolds Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed the hospitality Arnolds Hotel offers all guests. We will pass your positive feedback to our hardworking chefs and front of house team who are always on hand to help with any queries you may have....

Cowes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Had a lovely meal in Arnold's hotel last weekend. Went in to celebrate a friend's birthday and they must have picked up on our conversation at the bar because they brought some surprise cake with a candle at the end of the meal and sang happy birthday. The meals were excellent and I had a chat with the chef regarding...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your dining experience at Arnolds Hotel. We appreciate feedback from our valued customers. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and experienced the high standard of food and customer service we strive to offer all guests and visitors who dine with us. We look forward to seeing you in...

Malibu, CA
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Dunfanaghy is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been. Years ago, I came here for a week-long horseback riding trip with Dunfanaghy Stables, located behind Arnold’s Hotel, and I fell in love with the place and the lovely sweet large pony I was riding. I stayed at Arnold’s Hotel and it was an unforgettable trip. This year, I...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for such a lovely account on your stay with us at Arnolds Hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed the writers weekend and also all Dunfanaghy has to offer. We are lucky to be located on such a beautiful part of the Donegal coast along the Wild Atlantic Way. We look forward to welcoming you back to Arnolds Hotel...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Had a lovely meal here on Friday night. I tried the duck followed by the gingerbread parkin and both were delicious. My husband had the cajun chicken which is a favourite. Service was also very good and liked the refurbishment.

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review on your recent dining experience at Arnolds Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and approve of our recent restaurant refurbishment. We look forward to welcoming you back to Arnolds Hotel on your next visit to Dunfanaghy.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Embark on a journey of discovery at the Arnold Family Hotel, Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way. Explore the hidden gems of the local area steeped in History, Heritage, Culture and Music. Established in 1922 the Arnold Family hotel is renowned for excellence in food and hospitality using locally sourced produce. Indulge the senses and your passion for good food and wine in local Cafes and restaurants. Visit the local historic sites, explore miles of scenic walks, hidden coves and sandy beaches off the beaten track. Go Horse Riding, Golfing, Surfing and Fishing. Cycle the highways and byways, go island hopping to Tory and Arranmore. Visit the local Art Galleries, The Famine Heritage Centre and the Village Craft Shops. Donegal is simply paradise Local Attractions: Killahoey Beach, Horn Head Discovery Point 9 Mile scenic Drive and Walk overlooking Tory Island, the Errigal to Muckish Mountain Ranges. Glenveagh National Park, The Glebe Gallery, The Ards Peninsula, Ards Forest Park, Bloodyforeland, The Atlantic Drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arnolds Hotel

Address: Dunfanaghy | Co Donegal, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Dunfanaghy
Price Range: ₹ 7,954 - ₹ 12,437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arnolds Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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