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Arnolds Hotel

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Reviewed today

We stayed three nights at the hotel. Reception staff were warm and welcoming and the lovely open fires give the hotel a lovely atmosphere. The room I stayed in, had been updated since the last time I was there three years ago, and was really...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The staff was very welcoming and offered us a free Guinness at arrival. Rooms have a decent size with a nice sitting area. Enough storage space. Coffee and tea facilities. No safe deposit box, no minibar We booked a double bed but we have found...More

Thank Nimefurahi
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a week at Arnolds Hotel as we went trailriding with Dunfanaghy Sables (please see my seperate article about the riding). The hotel is a family business and they staff is really friendly and always happy to help you out if you have any...More

Thank marlies507
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a quick review about this hotel as we only went in for a lunchtime drink. The entrance has style and a warm welcome , certainly shabby chic , perhaps needs a little updating but then the charm of the place would possibly be tainted....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, son and I stayed here a few weeks ago on a visit to Dunfanaghy. The hotel is lovely, kind of shabby-chic and the staff are very friendly (which is always a plus for me). The room was clean, warm and comfortable. The bar...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$121 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ireland > County Donegal > Dunfanaghy
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$121 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ireland > County Donegal > Dunfanaghy
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Response from neilmcgill | Reviewed this property |
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30 January 2017|
Response from trevor m | Reviewed this property |
in short, yes. It is tidal, but within a mile or so is a place called Marblehill, which has an outstanding beach. you will be spoiled for choice. Remember that it is the Atlantic, therefore cold at the best of times to swim... More
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