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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 ...More20 – 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. Less
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Stayed here for two nights midweek, check in was easy and quick and the staff were friendly and helpful. The room was clean and nice well equipped not a great view though. We ate dinner and lunch in the bar the food was good and...More
We stayed here for one night, big spacious and clean bedroom with a comfy bed. We are in the bar amazing fish pie, dexter beef and sticky toffee pudding. Really fresh tasty well prepare food with lovely staff. Would recommend as a great place original...More
Response from Downingsbayhotel, General Manager at Downings Bay HotelResponded 1 week ago
We thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely, detailed review of your experience here at The Downings Bay Hotel! We are very glad that you enjoyed your brief stay and we hope that you will return again in the...More
Had a lovely Sunday lunch each Sunday of our two week holiday , staff attentive and dealt well with our large party of 6 adults and 7 children. Food delicious and prices were fair . We had a wonder time and will return next year...More
We had the offer for 2 meals for €10.The offer was only on a small selection of dishes but the food made up for that as it was delicious!!
The kids meals were also delicious as the plates were licked clean!
Service was fantastic.They have...More
Response from Downingsbayhotel, Manager at Downings Bay HotelResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your kind review. Our chef does a great job at offering delicious & affordable homemade food all year round. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to all our team. We hope you will return...More
As my father and his family were raised in carrigart , we have stayed in and around the area many time , however this was the first stay at the downings bay hotel.
We had booked two single rooms , and were given 101 &...More
Response from Downingsbayhotel, Manager at Downings Bay HotelResponded 4 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay here with us in Downings. All our staff work very hard to provide a great experience for our guests and I will be sure to pass on your...More
1/2 mile to Rosapenna GC that has two excellent courses, running thru the sandhills with challenging holes & excellent sea views. I preferred the Tom Morris. Abs need a buggy if you’re struggling with walking. Not far to... More
1/2 mile to Rosapenna GC that has two excellent courses, running thru the sandhills with challenging holes & excellent sea views. I preferred the Tom Morris. Abs need a buggy if you’re struggling with walking. Not far to Portsalon, a bit further to the excellent two courses at Ballyliffin.