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Downings Bay Hotel

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Overview
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
Reviews (317)
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All reviews downings bay supper club glass of wine leisure centre cooked breakfast thursday evening asked for a quiet room i highly recommend this hotel three night stay course meal group of friends steak chowder three courses donegal coast main course lovely hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Bay hotel, for the weekend. Rooms were spacious, staff very friendly, meals tasty and the breakfast freshly made and served by friendly staff. Good music and craic in the Harbour bar just up the hill

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I got married in April 2018 at the Downings Bay Hotel and it could not have been more perfect. Everyone always says how stressful the run up and day of your wedding can be on both the bride and groom when it...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights midweek, check in was easy and quick and the staff were friendly and helpful. The room was clean and nice well equipped not a great view though. We ate dinner and lunch in the bar the food was good and...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for one night, big spacious and clean bedroom with a comfy bed. We are in the bar amazing fish pie, dexter beef and sticky toffee pudding. Really fresh tasty well prepare food with lovely staff. Would recommend as a great place original...More

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Response from Downingsbayhotel, General Manager at Downings Bay HotelResponded September 6, 2018

Dear Guest We thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely, detailed review of your experience here at The Downings Bay Hotel! We are very glad that you enjoyed your brief stay and we hope that you will return again in the...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely Sunday lunch each Sunday of our two week holiday , staff attentive and dealt well with our large party of 6 adults and 7 children. Food delicious and prices were fair . We had a wonder time and will return next year...More

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About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Kids pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Sauna
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$93 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Downings Bay Hotel Ireland - County Donegal
Location
Ireland > County Donegal > Downings
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$93 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Downings Bay Hotel Ireland - County Donegal
Location
Ireland > County Donegal > Downings
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Traveller (44)
Room & Suite (10)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Response from karencro | Reviewed this property |
get on to downing bay and ask them if you can still use the voucher.
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patricia s
July 6, 2016|
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Response from Pete6e | Reviewed this property |
1/2 mile to Rosapenna GC that has two excellent courses, running thru the sandhills with challenging holes & excellent sea views. I preferred the Tom Morris. Abs need a buggy if you’re struggling with walking. Not far to... More
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"Avoid the room above the kitchen (and perhaps above the bar where there is live music)"
777briang
Aug. 1, 2018
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"The hotel has a ramp to the entrance and a lift to 2 floors so can cater for wheelchair access"
113lesleyd
Jul. 25, 2018
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"Rooms on the left hand side of the corridor MAY be better."
BarryM602
Jul. 10, 2018
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"Very quiet, no noise issues at all."
vjuanbs
Jul. 10, 2018
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