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36 reviews
Living room with open fire
Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage 4* Failte Ireland approved
Dining area
One of the 3 Ensuite Bedrooms in the cottage
The sauna in Carrickfinn Cottage
Carrickfinn Blue Flag Beach
Mt. Errigal visible from Carrickfinn
The Boat Strand Beach Carrickfinn
View from the top of Mt. Errigal, just a short drive from the cottage.
Boat trips to Aranmore, Gola and Tory Islands
Cruit Island Golf Club
Carrickfinn Cottage is fringed by  golden sandy beaches
Dunlewey Church with Mt. Errigal in the background
Glenveagh Castle & National Park
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Annagry, County Donegal

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taja1502
Cork, Ireland
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Experience real Feel of the North of Ireland - Donegal :)”
Reviewed April 15, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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person found this review helpful

The cottage is located in a picture perfect scenery, in vicinity of a beach and a beautiful national park (20 mins away by car). Perfect base for trips to Donegal attractions. The cottage is spacious and cosy and every room has an en suite bathroom. The sauna is an authentic Finnish Tylö. Gets warm easily and can fit at least 6 people.

The cottage itself is well equipped and easy, very easy to heat up on a cold days ;)

The owners are very dear and lovable people. They were very helpful and friendly as well as happy to share any information about local attractions. :)

We will certainly come back!!!!!

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Liked best: The view, sauna, warm cottage which is easy to heat up :) the cottage is beautiful
Liked least: Sauna and the fact that the cottage is very comfy :)
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
16 Apr 2016
Hello Tajana & Anna, Thank you for your nice review, we appreciate it very much. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Donegal and that you intend coming again. Our best wishes, Cathal & Elma
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cosmic_co...
Manchester, England
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Stunning”
Reviewed August 27, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Cottage based in a area of stunning scenery ideal for hiking etc. lovely caring owners....highly recommend.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Sep 2015
Hello Peter
Thank you for your good review, much appreciated. Hope you are all well. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful scenery all around us. I will keep putting up photos of this on our F.B page.
We hope we will see you again
Kind regards Cathal & Elma
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Ann H
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Holiday in Donegal”
Reviewed June 21, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Very nice house with lovely views, but a bit isolated. Lovely beaches nearby if the weather is fine. However, in our case, the weather was very cold and windy. The hosts couldn't have been more welcoming and went out of their way to help.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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magherafe...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Kids loved their own ensuites”
Reviewed March 18, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Enjoyed my two day stay. House very clean and could easily sleep six adults although living conditions could be tight
Hosts very friendly and provided a bag of home made scones on arrival.
Perfect location for those who want to get away from everything with beaches all within close walking distance. My family and I would certianly go back

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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John P
Bangor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Highly recommended!”
Reviewed March 18, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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people found this review helpful

The cottage has excellent facilities and is very well maintained indeed – very clean
The area is beautiful - quiet with great views across to the mountains, the local beaches are very near
If you like walking on the beach and a bit of seclusion, this is the place for you. Perhaps not quite the place for young teenagers wanting lively night clubs)
Cathal and Elma couldn't have been more helpful and hospitable, they will offer excellent advice on the local area and respond quickly to any issues you may have
Everybody is really friendly in the area – it’s just part of the culture

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Liked best: Cottage and location
Travelling group: Young Children
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Norrie B
2 reviews
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“Peace and relaxation”
Reviewed October 5, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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person found this review helpful

Carrickfinn cottage is very comfortable and in a wonderful location. The cottage is very well finished with spacious ensuite bedrooms and a great open plan living atea.

There are beautiful walks from the door and lots to do and see in the area. The views are spectacular.

Elma and Cathal are perfect hosts.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Claire B
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect place to stay when visiting Donegal”
Reviewed September 23, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

All the reviews previously written sum it all up accurately: Carrickfinn Cottage is the perfect place to pick if you're looking for an unforgettable holiday in Donegal.

The cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped. The sauna is great for unwinding after a long day if trekking around Glenveagh.

Elma and Cathal are very friendly and helpful. We definitely recommend this place to anybody in need for a break!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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