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Coleraine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for a couple of days and we just loved it! The staff was extremely welcoming and friendly. The look of the hotel is a bit "oldie" but really charming. We loved sitting in the little nooks at reception or beside the fire. The rooms are adequate, clean and fit for purpose. The food at the...

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel st patricks weekend plus Ireland playing England Rugby despite the hotel being full staff coped tremendously with guests and daytime visitors The room was excellent the staff where exceptional and the food must be the best in Ireland Well done to the management and team at arnolds give yourselves a great pat on the back One last...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is unusual to write a review in advance of a visit but this is the case on this occasion! We were due to visit Arnolds Hotel, Dunfanaghy this weekend but due to unforeseen circumstances are unable to do so. I phoned the hotel today to cancel so that the room could be used and was offered alternative dates! As...

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

Thank you for your kind review. At Arnolds we do our best to accommodate changes to reservations where possible. We look forward to welcoming you to Arnolds and hope you enjoy your stay.

Donegal Town, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to management and all the staff of Arnolds Hotel we had a lovely meal on Sunday night for hen party. We also had tea and scones on Saturday morning and they were lovely. Staff were brilliant Thank you

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

Thank you for your review on your recent dining experience at Arnolds Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and morning tea. We will pass your compliments on to our chefs and front of house team. We look forward to welcoming you all back to Arnolds Hotel in the future.

Belfast, Northern Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've just enjoyed a lovely meal in the main bar while watching both the football and rugby. As always the food is great. However, while every table around us has had waiter service we have had to go to the bar to order drinks and to order food. We've been coming to Arnolds regularly for 15 years but feel that...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate feedback from our customers. I apologize that you did not experience the service we strive to offer all who visit Arnolds Hotel. We are usually highly praised on our customer service, and are sorry that on this occasion you were not looked after as you should have been....

Castlederg, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely quaint hotel is just opposite the beach in dunfanaghy. Perfect if you want to go for a bracing walk. The hotel was having a refurbishment when we were staying but had no impact on our stay. Breakfast was first class.

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

Thank you for your review on your recent stay at Arnolds Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful beach Dunfanaghy has to offer. Our recent refurbishment of the hotel restaurant has been completed and offers new dining experience with a delicious new menu. We look forward to welcoming you back to Arnolds Hotel Dunfanaghy on The...

Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were last at this hotel 30 years ago although we hadn't stayed. This time we stayed for a weekend. Great base, really friendly welcome and the food was excellent. The hotel has a great feel lost by most modern hotels - only one criticism, took an age to get hot water through the shower in the morning and out...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed the ambiance of our family run hotel. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and had a pleasant dining experience, we will pass your positive feedback on to our chefs and front of house team. I apologize for the length of time it...

Derry City
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arnolds Hotel is the perfect location for a break away in Donegal overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches and scenic views of the county. A warm welcome from the moment you arrive in the hotel it really does feel like a home away from home. Dunfanaghy itself is one of those wee towns which is always buzzing and everything...

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

Thank you for your kind review on your recent stay with us at Arnolds Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and had such a positive dining experience. Feedback is welcomed from our valued customers and its rewarding to hear you enjoyed all that Arnolds Hotel and Dunfanaghy has to offer. We look forward to looking after you on...

London
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here several times during my stay in Dunfanaghy. The food is wholesome and tasty. All the staff are friendly and knowledgable. Only one complaint, if you'd call it one, the portions are huge! I'd recommend it highly if you're in the area. The scenery is amazing around here. Well worth a visit.

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

Thank you for your kind review on your dining experience at Arnolds Hotel. We will pass your positive feedback to our chefs and front of house team. We look forward to looking after you next time you visit Dunfanaghy.

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a Groupon deal which included a meal on the first night. Hotel room was spotless overlooking the front and the meal was exceptionally good, sirloin steaks cooked medium rare were tender and tasty, couldn't have asked for better, fantastic value and well worth the trip to a cosy and homely hotel, highly...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review on your recent stay with us at Arnolds Hotel. We welcome feedback from our valued customers. We are glad you had enjoyed dining with us, our chefs do their best to source the best local produce for our menus. We hope to see you on your next visit...

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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
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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  • 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: $137 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arnolds Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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