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Downings Bay Hotel

PricelineUS$113*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a group of hikers we stayed at the Downings Bay Hotel for one Week in May 2017. I highly recommend this hotel, with no exceptions......it is a must stay. The staff were friendly, efficient, polite and very accommodating. They smiled and were eager to please, helped solve some difficulties. I could not say enough about their hospitality. The rooms...

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with a large group of fellow golfers for 4 nights earlier this month. The room was spacious with excellent comfort. Food in the restaurant was excellent every evening and breakfast was really tasty and varied in choice. I only heard complimentry remarks from my fellow golfers about this fine hotel.

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Downingsbayhotel, Manager at Downings Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm glad to hear that you all enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we will have the pleasure of hosting your group again next year!

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very average as was the service. Tried sending out our order minus certain parts of it only to be told there was none left. Floors were filthy and covered food. Disappointed and certainly won't be rushing back

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Downingsbayhotel, Manager at Downings Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you were unhappy with your meal. To try and rectify the problem would you be kind enough to let us know when you ate in the hotel and what part of your order was missing.

Donegal
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the Downings Bay last Sunday for bar food. Service was great, very welcoming and the food was excellent. Excellent value for money. The waiting staff went out of their way to make our visit just right.If you are in Downings there's no better place to eat.

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Downings bay hotel is a welcoming,stylish,modern and clean. What i first have to say is the rooms are beatiful the beds are made to perfection and the bathrooms and stylish clean and modern. In the morning we had are breakfast in the breakfast room the food was lovely. Later that night we went to the restaurant and had a 3...

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Lifford, Ireland
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here last night, friendly helpful staff, clean spacious rooms, great breakfast and all at an excellent rate! Will def be back. 😃 the view of the harbour from the room was great and the restaurant food is spot on too.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Staff greeted us with a smile. Hotel warm and inviting and right beside a beautiful beach. Bedroom was spacious and beds were comfortable. Bar food was great and breakfast plentiful. Wet and cold out but fun and cosy inside. Would gladly recommend.

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County Down, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Today we had a grand lunch. Passing through Downings in Donegal, one of our party desperately needed a “comfort station” so we stopped at a hotel in the centre of the town, the Downings Bay Hotel. As it was lunch time we made a "spur of the moment” decision to stay to eat. What a good decision that was! Served...

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Thank DannyMcC_13
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went to the Thursday supper club and were expecting mediocre food but boy were we wowed! The friendly service was paralled by the fantastic food. Braised beef is a must. What great quality service, tasty food and a glass of red included. A must go! Food better than your mums.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Called in here on the 28th December for a spot of lunch. The hotel is smack bang in the middle of the beach and village centre. There is plenty of parking right next door. I had a quick lunch in the bistro bar area. The service was super friendly and the waitress even offered me cash back as there isn't...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the North West of Donegal on the beautiful Sheephaven Bay lies the thoroughly modern and luxurious Downings Bay Hotel with our award winning accommodation. The Sheephaven Suite is available for 20 – 350 people. JC’s Bar & the Haven Dining Room serve locally sourced fresh food daily. Magherabeg Leisure Centre & Kidz Kingdom are available complimentary to hotel guests. Local activities include golf, fishing, walking, horse riding & water sports. Within driving distance of Glenveagh National Park & Horn Head. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downings Bay Hotel

Address: Main Street, Downings, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Downings
Price Range: $140 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Downings Bay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“All rooms are comfortable”
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“First floor beside lift”
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“On all occasions when we stayed we have been in different rooms and all fine”
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