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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on the 4th of November for two nights. The town itself was very quiet as it seems to be a seaside village which would be thriving in the Summer months. We were a bit nervous on seeing the hotel as it is a bit out on its own with nothing open but this was as a result...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a nice we break in the drownings hotel was very comfortable food was stunning ,staff were very nice Joan is a very helpful lady nothing was bother we will be back soon thank u Briege and sean Belfast

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Top hotel! We were here for such a short stay - that's a shame because it was so lovely.... Swanky, fab breakfast, super-clean, excellent customer service (nothing too much of a problem), and a beautiful location. Thank you x

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Burlington, Washington
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A beautiful hotel right near the beach. Stayed one night and the staff was very kind. The hotel was clean and had a restaurant and bar downstairs which was great. Could walk to the beach since it was behind the hotel.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Must say,we come over to downings bay hotel a few time a year,love it,location brill,food,top class,rooms,spotless....but...same bands all the time.We know the songs they sing before they sing them..As they say in tennis...new balls please...New bands Please.....

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed here for 1 night. Very good value. Warm welcome. Good, solid, no-nonsense hotel. Simple, clean, large room with tea/coffee making. Great place to stay when touring around this beautiful part of the country. I'd say it's a busy weekend spot for Northerners. My room was right over bar so I got some early night noise from the live music...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We dropped in here as a family of four, including a tired toddler and the staff bent over backwards to accommodate him and us. Nothing was too much trouble, from providing us with a WiFi code to help keep him entertained, to providing him with his meal. This was despite the restaurant being busy. The staff were friendly and understanding,...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We went for the Thursday evening meal special as non-residents. Very glad that we did as it was great value for money and a very pleasant evening. I would recommend it to anyone. The service was attentive but not intrusive.

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1Thank Travellindiver
County Antrim, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went to downing bay with a few friends hotel was clean and tidy staff very helpful had evening meal in hotel must say it was as good as it gets ( 5 star ) very relaxing in bar afterwards.breakfast next morning brilliant definitely be back

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a 3 night break at this hotel and I could not fault it. Hotel itself is so "cosy" and the staff are all very friendly and accommodating, lovely relaxed atmosphere, good entertainment and good food. Would highly recommend this hotel😀

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
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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: RM444 - RM622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Downings Bay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“We had three rooms with no seaview so not sure if there is a sea view room with the aspect of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Cheery2013, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor beside lift”
 of 5 bubbles E3120AOjohn, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“On all occasions when we stayed we have been in different rooms and all fine”
 of 5 bubbles AnneM232, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Even numbered rooms have best view and afternoon sun if the sun shines!”
 of 5 bubbles polly452016, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“What can I say, over looking main street, side wall, car park or caravan park no beach views”
 of 5 bubbles catcon123, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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