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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2012

The cottage was absolutely perfect, it's location, cleanliness, views and facilities couldn't have been better. I'd definitely stay here again and would highly recommend it to anyone.

1Thank janers88
Verity P, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, many thanks for your favourable review on your recent stay at one of our Cottages. We are pleased to hear that all went well for you and hopefully we will be able to welcome you and your family back again to our beautiful part of Donegal. Kind regards, Verity, Séamus, Noel and the Team at Downings Coastguard Cottages

Reviewed 5 June 2012

Great place for families .excellect views over the bay the house had everything you need .just need too update that t.v

Thank barrymcKeady
Verity P, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your recent review following your stay at Downings Coastguard Cottages. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the Donegal scenery and that you found our houses to be well equipped. We take on board your comment on the T.V.’s! Although the current T.V.’s in the houses meet the minimum 4 star standard set by the...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2012 via mobile

We stayed with 4 children , ourselves and grandparents over the May bank holiday. The type c slept 7 but we had 8. No problem! The owner and caretaker were so accommodating that they set up an extra bedroom in the separate dining room. We had bags of space even without the dining room. The bedrooms were spacious and two...

1Thank PQuigg
Verity P, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, it is always encouraging for us at Downings Coastguard Cottages to hear back from our guests as to their enjoyment of their time spent staying with us so we are therefore very pleased to know that you and your family had such a good time on your recent visit and that you were happy with your accommodation and...

Reviewed 7 April 2012

great accommodation, v clean and well equipped stayed in one of the round houses...quirky and stylish! perfect for a few days away from the hustle and bustle....

1Thank Gcmcg
Verity P, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for such positive comments on your recent stay in one of our Type D houses. We are glad that everything went well for you and we appreciate your review. Kind regards, Verity, Séamus, Noel & the team at Downings Coastguard Cottages

Reviewed 3 April 2012

Stayed here once more and played golf around Donegal. Rooms were large and clean. Thanks.

1Thank isotomi
Verity P, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we were pleased to be able to welcome you back to Downings Coastguard Cottages recently. Many thanks for your review. Naturally, we are also pleased that you were happy with your accommodation. By all accounts the Golf and “Après Golf” went well too! Kind regards, Verity, Séamus, Noel & the team at Downings Coastguard Cottages

Co. Kildare
Reviewed 15 March 2012

What a lucky day it was when I googled for pet-friendly accommodation and found the Coastguard Cottages in Downings! That was 2010. We have been back with our two doggies three times since then. I am sure this is a recommendation in itself. I reviewed the cottage of Type D two years ago and nothing has changed so that favourable...

1Thank Clauds
Verity P, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to review Downings Coastguard Cottages following your recent stay with us. It was our pleasure to be able to welcome you all (I enclose the doggies!) back for your fourth visit. Your enthusiastic comments about our facilities and accommodation are much appreciated and your ever increasing knowledge of the area is impressive!...

Reviewed 22 February 2012

Booked this for over mid term break for myself, husband and our 3yr old daughter. Booking process was straight forward via phone with Angie although I was a bit miffed as we paid 250 euro for 3 nights and on referring to previous reviewer who paid 210euro for 5 nights, was told that they must have availed of a special...

2Thank TyroneLou
VisitDonegal, General Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you had a relaxing and peaceful break, and that the modernity, layout, and cleanliness of the cottage impressed you. You are right about the views: being used to them, we probably don't appreciate them as much as we should! In particular, we welcome your constructive comments. Some...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 25 November 2011

Stayed here for a week during the first week in October - it was only €210 for 5 nights. One of the best things was the fact that it was off-season meaning there was only us and one other house occupied. Also the roads/cafes etc were all much quieter than they would be during the Summer. It's possible to walk...

1Thank fergalfrog
VisitDonegal, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Downings Coastguard Cottages. We are delighted that you enjoyed the peace and quiet of your off-season break. It is great that you were able to sample the home cooking/baking at McNutts, as well as Caife na Sraide's curly fries. We hope we can welcome you back for...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 November 2011

We stayed in Coastguard Cottages the last week in Aug/first week in Sept 2011. We had an amazing week in Donegal. We found the cottage (type A) clean, comfortable, well equipped. TV was a bit grainy, but we didn't really mind as we were out each day and most evenings. The double beds were a bit small, but are standard...

2Thank loula76
Banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2011

My friends and family have stayed in Coastguard Cottages many times.....always excellant! Love the cottages, love Downings, love North Donegal.

Thank JaneRankin

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You can reach out and touch the incredible panorama of bay, beaches, mountains and coves which unfolds from the site of the Downings Coastguard Cottages. The safe and secure family-orientated location with large open grassy areas and a tennis court on-site is an ideal base for exploring Donegal's many attractions. Adjacent to great value links golf at Rosapenna with watersports, horse-riding, and leisure centre locally, as well as a choice of traditional pubs and restaurants. Free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downings Coastguard Cottages

Address: Rosapenna, Downings, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Downings
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Downings Coastguard Cottages Hotel Downings
Downings Coastguard Cottages County Donegal
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“We only stayed in type C cottages, and they were all very nice. 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms was great for our adult group.”
 of 5 bubbles DKB918, 4 Dec 2013 | Read review
“WiFi tip: in practice the free WiFi provided comes and goes a bit and was difficult to pick up in some of the cottages. An O2 "mifi" we brought with us worked quite well as an alternative.”
 of 5 bubbles movingWiFi, 31 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a cottage with a view of the beautiful bay.”
 of 5 bubbles snoopy036, 14 Jun 2013 | Read review
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