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    Dorrian's Imperial

    Main Street, Ballyshannon, Ireland
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    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
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    • Excellent50%
    • Very good38%
    • Average5%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “old style” (12 reviews)
    “lovely hotel” (6 reviews)
    “irish hotel” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Family Rooms
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 108 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stopped here for coffee, was told the coffee machine was broken but a cafe au pair could be made by hand. The resultant brew tasted like it was brewed on Guinness dregs using beans burnt in the the Great Fire of London. Adding to the...More

    Thank foodenstein
    Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your comment regarding our coffee and we apologise if it was up to your liking. When as you say you came in for Coffee in February, the Coffee Machine was probably marked 'out of order' as in the month of January, or...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    After having read the last review I had to leave a comment as I stay here very regularly for work purposes. I find the previous comments do not atall reflect on my experience of this hotel over the past 5 years that I have gotten...More

    2  Thank Fionn O
    Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

    Fionn, Thank you very much for your lovely comments - it was very nice of you to do so and we especially liked to hear the views of someone of your young age- It is encouraging. We look forward to having you at another time

    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    After one terrible night, the only description of this hotel on Tripadvisor that seems to be accurate is the word “old” and my advice is AVOID, AVOID, AVOID at all costs especially if you suffer with lung problems or allergies. This place needs to be...More

    5  Thank Goldhawk
    Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your own personal review on our hotel and we sincerely apologise to you if our hotel was not up to your liking, although your comments in our opinion border on being vindictive and begrudging rather than being constructive. You are going under...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    I stayed here in Aug 2017 as part of a Coach Tour. I had a lovely double room with excellent en suite facilities. I also had tea/ coffee facilities which were well appreciated after our long journey and before we went for dinner. The food...More

    Thank EmerCork_Ireland
    Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

    Emer, Thank you very much for your lovely comments. It was very nice of you to take the trouble to write to us and we appreciate it very much. We look forward to having you with us at another time.

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    The original building dates back to the 1700's, but has been expanded and modernized over the years. You still get a real room key. The rooms are a nice size, and the bedding is comfortable. When it is cooler at night, a nice fire is...More

    Thank Jefferson H
    Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely report. It is so much appreciated by all of us and we are delighted that you all had a very nice time here as well Reports such as yours are so encouraging. Again many...More

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    Response from Dingle M | Reviewed this property |
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    8 July 2016|
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    Response from Gretry | Reviewed this property |
    I really can't remember, it is long ago. Sorry!
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