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The Central Hotel - Donegal

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Monaghan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our one night stay was €139 which included breakfast! Staff were lovely upon arrival however the decor of the hotel is very out of date, even the corridors are borderline shabby! There was serious fumes on the stair case coming from the pool direction so instantly I was not going to step foot in the pool. Our room was very...

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Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Received a warm welcome and chef was excellent and explained the menu which was good value. Good variety and great service. Excellent meal and very fresh beautifully presented chef even drizzled the gravy on top of food and took pride in his work. Nice to see that. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will return when in the area.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I spent a weekend here with our daughters. The staff were lovely, so helpful. Rooms were grand, clean and comfortable, and the food was excellent. We had a 2x nights B & B and one evening meal deal, the meal was fantastic. Waiters so attentive and so professional. Receptionist guided us to a great bar with trad...

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Letterkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hotel all round , right from booking room which I made a mistake with but the lovely receptionist sorted it all out for me , our stay was fantastic . Stayed for my husband birthday and was given a beautiful room with magical view . Room was very quiet , great for a good nights sleep . Food was...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear jacinta5550, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review and for choosing to stay with us. We really appreciate your kind comments and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Niamh

warrenpoint
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked to stay for 2 nights bed and breakfast. Hottel is on main street in what they call diamond. We parked in public car park and the hotel give you a ticket. Its a very short walk. Margaret checked us in. She was not overly friendly. Did her job but no real welcome. On way to room I felt there...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear Shelley Ann, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us at The Central Hotel. We appreciate your comments, both positive and negative, however we are genuinely disappointed to hear of the issues you encountered during your stay - please accept our sincere apologies. This is not the standard that we work...

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Dined here for lunch, four of us, we arrived at an awkward time of the day shortly after 4 pm, normally late for lunch, but on arrival were greeted by the manager Eaton who was most charming and said lunch would not be a problem, and escorted us into the most delightful decorated dinning room. We were seated and served...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear Kevin S, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review following your recent visit to The Central Hotel for lunch. We are delighted to read your comments regarding your dining experience especially the service you received and the meal itself. We take huge pride in providing our guests with good service in all areas of...

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Just back from a hen weekend in Donegal and we stayed here. Wanted to give a shout out to Phil who was working the breakfast shift. Great service from her and the food was lovely. Couldn't have been more helpful and really added the personal touch for us. She's a legend :) room was lovely and overlooking the river at...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear Olivia, Thank you for taking the time to post a review in relation to your recent visit to The Central for a Hen Weekend. Phil takes huge pride in providing our guests with a 5 star service and the entire team here will really appreciate your kind comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward...

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife won a facebook comp for a nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast and they allowed our 2 children to come also and put us up in a spacious family room free of charge. The staff were amazing and made us feel so welcome. The breakfast and dinner was delicious. Unfortunately my car battery died on...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear Darren, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your overnight stay with us. Thank you in particular for your kind comments regarding our friendly staff and your dining experiences with us. They are greatly appreciated by the entire team here at The Central. We look forward to...

coatbridge
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with a group of friends for a 3 day trip with Caledonian travel...This hotel is very nice and friendly...My only complaint is the slow service at meal times..on our first night it took 40 mins to get our starter, then another 30 mins to get our main course...As for the breakfast it wouldn't feed a mouse, one egg...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Dear coatbridgecouple_10, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent 3 day stay with us at The Central Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your few days with us , even though you encountered a few issues. We rely on all our guests’ feedback so we can continually improve our quality and...

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is 3 star and fully lives up to that. Plus Nice reception Comfortable bar area Pleasant and helpful staff Minus Shabby room avoid 169, very small needs total revamp Poor housekeeping bath not cleaned on 2nd day of stay and floor not hoovered Swimming pool very basic with lots of children. We didnt eat meals except breakfast in...

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Catherine D, Manager at The Central Hotel - Donegal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at The Central. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests, is vitally important to us and we have taken your comments about the decor and furnishings on board. At the moment we are in the process of redecorating our bedrooms. Please accept our apologies...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in The Heart of Donegal Town on the doorstep of all local amenities and ideal base for touring County Donegal. The Central Hotel is situated near beautiful coastal drives and main signature discovery points of the Wild Atlantic Way including the famous Sliabh League (the highest seacliff edge in Europe). Conveniently located for Glenveagh National Park and Glencolmcille Irish Folk Village - a must see! The beautiful County of Donegal has been voted "Coolest Destination 2017" by the famous National Geographic Magazine. Seasonal Entertainment in The Bar, Free Car Parking, Complimentary Leisure Facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Central Hotel - Donegal

Address: | The Diamond, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: €101 - €158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Central Hotel - Donegal 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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#5 Family Hotel in Donegal Town
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“Rooms overlooking the lake very nice , great view”
 of 5 bubbles jacinta5550, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room with river view. they're lovely!”
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“Don't use this hotel if you have mobility issues unless you get a ground or first room floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 65AnneM, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back have a nicer view (of Lough Eske).”
 of 5 bubbles Tillydog7, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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