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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Stayed at Downings Bay for the Mooathon. Location was great. Staff were very friendly. Unfortunately, sleep quality was poor due to thin walls and loud disco (even at back of hotel, you could hear it) until 3 am on Saturday night.

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Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Really great clean hotel , staff very friendly and helpful. Karaoke on Saturday night was great fun and the wee bar good craic, very welcoming. Had a great weekend in this hotel, great atmosphere, would definitely stay again. Excellent food and the Sunday dinner is a must!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2015

i attended the hotel for a wedding on 22nd of august 2015 the staff were very friendly and were on hand all the time the rooms were very clean spacious and the food was great too. i would recomend this hotel 100% the rest of my family stayed here aswell and was so impressed with it to would definetly come...

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Lincoln UK
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Had dinner on Thursday night, 3 courses for E16, apparently all the locals are aware of it and it fills up pretty quickly. Excellent food, seafood starter fantastic, the waitress even brought us extra vegetables.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We recently held our wedding reception at the Downings Bay Hotel and they delivered on all levels. We were delighted with the attentiveness of all the staff but a special mention to Eileen and Joan who demonstrated a first class 'can do' attitude to all our requests, no matter how big or small. they are a credit to the hotel...

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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the Downings Bay Hotel from Friday 28th until Sunday 30th August. Had a lovely time! Staff very helpful, friendly and accommodating! Our bedroom was situated overlooking the side of the hotel with a slight view of Sheephaven Bay! Only downside was on Saturday night we got a distant thumping from the nightclub! I would not have appreciated being...

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Thank Jamespatric
northern irealnd
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a great choice for a meal on a Thursday when there is a special deal of €16.50 per person for 3 courses with a glass of wine thrown in. We had an excellent meal a few weeks ago which included a delicious sirloin steak. It gets busy during the holiday season so we ate in the bar area...

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Thank pillhill
belfast
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Omg amazing hotel beautiful part of the world hotel was just amazing rooms were so clean and had everything that you need shower gel and soap tea coffee milk sugar biscuits hair dryer and ironing board spotlessly clean from maid service to bar staff and reception staff I only got knew Joan on reception who was so welcoming but the...

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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

think this is my second or third visit to this hotel with friends while touring on our motorbikes, I organise small trips for friends and this hotel is not to be missed. No. 1 all the staff are so friendly No. 2 the hotel in all areas is spotless No. 3 the bedrooms are very comfortable and to a high...

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Thank malcolm1959
County Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed 26 August 2015

stopped off here on a day out for barfood, was not disappointed, had the best burger ive had in a long time, was the spicy one, just fantastic, would recommend to anyone... and the downings area is just lovely too.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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: RM487 - RM620 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Downings Bay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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