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The Central Hotel - Donegal

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Just back from a hen weekend in Donegal and we stayed here. Wanted to give a shout out to Phil who was working the breakfast shift. Great service from her and the food was lovely. Couldn't have been more helpful and really added the personal touch for us. She's a legend :) room was lovely and overlooking the river at...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear Olivia, Thank you for taking the time to post a review in relation to your recent visit to The Central for a Hen Weekend. Phil takes huge pride in providing our guests with a 5 star service and the entire team here will really appreciate your kind comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward...

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife won a facebook comp for a nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast and they allowed our 2 children to come also and put us up in a spacious family room free of charge. The staff were amazing and made us feel so welcome. The breakfast and dinner was delicious. Unfortunately my car battery died on...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear Darren, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your overnight stay with us. Thank you in particular for your kind comments regarding our friendly staff and your dining experiences with us. They are greatly appreciated by the entire team here at The Central. We look forward to...

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with a group of friends for a 3 day trip with Caledonian travel...This hotel is very nice and friendly...My only complaint is the slow service at meal times..on our first night it took 40 mins to get our starter, then another 30 mins to get our main course...As for the breakfast it wouldn't feed a mouse, one egg...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear coatbridgecouple_10, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent 3 day stay with us at The Central Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your few days with us , even though you encountered a few issues. We rely on all our guests’ feedback so we can continually improve our quality and...

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is 3 star and fully lives up to that. Plus Nice reception Comfortable bar area Pleasant and helpful staff Minus Shabby room avoid 169, very small needs total revamp Poor housekeeping bath not cleaned on 2nd day of stay and floor not hoovered Swimming pool very basic with lots of children. We didnt eat meals except breakfast in...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at The Central. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests, is vitally important to us and we have taken your comments about the decor and furnishings on board. At the moment we are in the process of redecorating our bedrooms. Please accept our apologies...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We stayed here for three nights as part of a coach trip package arranged through Caledonian Travel. Everything was most satisfactory. The rooms are a good size and spotlessly clean. The shower was hot and powerful and very easy to operate. The staff are absolutely first class. Our package included dinner as well as B & B and the meals...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear Ronnie J, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us at The Central. We really appreciate your kind comments and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back to Donegal and The Central again in the future. Kind regards, Niamh

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had afternoon tea here at the end of summer, it was easily booked and the hotel had just recently started providing this. The tea was in the dining room with a lovely view across Donegal bay. The staff were very pleasant and polite and attentive. The food was good, there were nice sandwiches, scones and savoury breads, the only downfall...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear CBHegarty, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments in relation to your recent visit to The Central for Afternoon Tea. We appreciate and rely on all feedback, both positive and negative, so we can continually improve our quality and service. We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your desserts with your afternoon tea,...

South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

we travelled on a coach tour for 3 nights, NIce hotel, rooms clean and we had a lovely view down the river to the bay. staff very nice and helpful meals were good but a bit regimented - maybe because we were a coachful being served at once? breakfast was; cereal/porridge/fruit, then 2 small sausages, one fried egg and a...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear dcmerryton, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments in relation to your recent visit to The Central. We really appreciate your kind comments and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our helpful staff made it a pleasant one. We hope to welcome you back again in the future Kind regards, Niamh

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have been going to Donegal town for years now have stayed almost everywhere from hotels B and Bs and holiday homes...love everything about this place if you want to relax and eat great food or go for some nice drink in the pub then this is the place to go....also have to mention the waterbus which will take you out...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear Burda1965, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to stay with us. We really appreciate your kind comments and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Niamh

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here on many occasions and cant fault any of the visits,!! The food was always consistant and tasty. Marina the duty manager stood out on all occasions, she had a fantastic personality and is an all round nice person, she made sure we were enjoying our meals as we did on every visit,!! The chowder is out...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear gaffers1993, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent visit to The Central. Your kind compliments are greatly appreciated by the entire team and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Niamh

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I spent 4 nights at this hotel on a PAB tour over the Christmas 2016 period. Overall I had a good experience. However, I found many (not all) of the receptionists not very helpful. The Deputy Manager in particular was rude and dismissive to one of the elderly disabled guests who was having problems with her room. I found the...

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Dear Anne M, We are disappointed to read your some of your comments in relation to your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apologies. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests, is vitally important to us and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. We have taken your feedback on board and it will...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in The Heart of Donegal Town on the doorstep of all local amenities and ideal base for touring County Donegal. The Central Hotel is situated near beautiful coastal drives and main signature discovery points of the Wild Atlantic Way including the famous Sliabh League (the highest seacliff edge in Europe). Conveniently located for Glenveagh National Park and Glencolmcille Irish Folk Village - a must see! The beautiful County of Donegal has been voted "Coolest Destination 2017" by the famous National Geographic Magazine. Seasonal Entertainment in The Bar, Free Car Parking, Complimentary Leisure Facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Central Hotel - Donegal

Address: | The Diamond, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: $148 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Central Hotel - Donegal 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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#5 Family Hotel in Donegal Town
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“Sorry we only used the restaurant not the hotel”
csmart74, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the lake very nice , great view”
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“ask for a room with river view. they're lovely!”
dcmerryton, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't use this hotel if you have mobility issues unless you get a ground or first room floor.”
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