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Killybegs, Ireland
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We enjoyed Harvey's Point first Cabaret Night of the season immensely. We were greeted with a great welcome and immediately could feel the lovely atmosphere. The food was excellent: scrumptious and varied. Even with a packed house the service was efficient, friendly and courteous. There wasn't a dull moment during the Cabaret which was of a very high standard, offered...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Ann, Thank you most sincerely for your kind words following our opening night at the Cabaret last Wednesday. It was our pleasure to welcome you. We were delighted with the excellent feedback all round and we will proudly share this with our Team and our Artists. Noel joins in sending our warmest wishes and kind regards. We look forward...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Stayed for five nights on our first visit to County Donegal. The hotel really is worth a visit as the location and facilities are outstanding. We were both very impressed by the size and quality of the bedroom and bathroom. Staff were extremely welcoming and the food was very good. We both had massages in the hotel treatment suite and...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Lynn, It was our pleasure to welcome you for your first, we hope of many visits to Donegal. Thank you for choosing to stay at Harvey’s Point. We appreciate your kind compliments and high recommendation. Please be assured that we will continue to focus on our Vision; “Swiss made in Ireland” which means delivering the highest standards of world...

Ballymena, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2015

from beginning to end delightful . What a well run hotel , staff were amazingly helpful , pleasant and chatty. Colm the bar man was full of chat and clearly enjoyed his job. Super place and I loved it. First time in the executive suite and oh my word it just was beautiful.

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your delightful review. We will proudly share it with our dedicated Team. Colm will be happy to receive a special mention. He and his colleagues are a credit to the Irish hospitality industry. We hope you will plan a return visit sometime in the not too distant future. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel &...

London, Canada
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My wife and I were touring Ireland and stayed here for three nights at the start of our tour This was a mistake We should have stayed here at the conclusion of our tour After this hotel all others were ordinary The staff are wonderful and provide a lovely Irish welcome

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments in relation to your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. We are honoured and humbled to receive such high praise. This means a lot to us. We are truly delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your stay in our hotel and we hope that perhaps someday you will make a return visit....

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 June 2015

A great place for a relaxing few day, we did a lot of walking in the area while we were there. The staff were very helpful and the food was excellent , our room with a view of the lake added to our enjoyment

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear George, Congratulations on your wedding anniversary and thank you for choosing Harvey’s Point for your special celebration. We would love to welcome you back again sometime in the not too distant future. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team.

Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 June 2015

With a tour of friends we traveled with Kevin O'Haras group, (author of the Donkey Pilgrim) Two days of our 8 were spen at Harvey's point. Initially disapointed because town is not walkable, we were overwhelmed by the beauty of the setting and the individual suites were a knockout. After 2 days no one wanted to leave. Food was also...

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Deirdre M, General Manager at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was our pleasure to welcome you to Harvey’s Point and thank you most sincerely for your kind compliments. We get a great sense of pride and satisfaction to receive such positive feedback. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip around Ireland and we appreciate your assistance in promoting our lovely destination of Donegal. Kind...

Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2015

A beautiful Hotel in a tranquil lakeshore setting where the staff say "Good Morning and How are you?" We stayed for 3 nights in a lakeshore suite and enjoyed every minute of our stay from the sumptious breakfast to the evening dinner....just one of those very rare places that meet and surpass all your expectations.

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Thank you very much for your kind compliments following your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. We are thrilled to have met and exceeded your expectations. Your comments are highly appreciated and will be shared with our dedicated Team. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again sometime. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel & Team.

Naramata, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2015

My wife and I took 4 days off reunions and relatives to relax in Donegal. Our choice from the internet was Harvey's Point. We had just been to a 'destination' wedding in Wicklow. Briefly, from the doorman to the owner staff were friendly and helpful. The self-guided tour of the coast the barman described for us was perfect. Food was...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Alan & Gail, Thank you most sincerely for taking the time to write of your experience at Harvey’s Point in October last year. We are delighted with your wonderful feedback. It means so much to us. We enjoyed welcoming you and your wife to our hotel. It’s always nice to get away from it all for a relaxing break...

Reviewed 16 June 2015

Booked a 2 day break and stayed in a lovely lough-shore suite with fantastic views of Lough Eske from a tranquil balcony area. The property was absolutely spotless and very well presented - extensive mini bar, music in rooms and a very nice bathroom with separate shower and bath. The staff here are very friendly and are extremely meticulous with...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your high recommendation of Harvey’s Point. It was our pleasure to welcome you. Your kind comments are very much appreciated. It gives us great satisfaction to know that you really enjoyed your short break at our hotel. It is our goal to exceed guests’ expectations at every opportunity. Every member of our Team play their...

St. Thomas, ON
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Very warm welcome from reception and concierge. Beautiful room overlooking the lake. From the wardrobe/bar area to the huge bathroom to the even larger sleeping/sitting area, absolute luxury! The classical music in the bathroom is an incredible way to relax while soaking in the large tub. The fresh cookies, fruit and chocolates were a great touch. The yellowish water (from...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you most sincerely for taking the time to write of your experience at Harvey’s Point. It was our pleasure to welcome you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and also that the golf trip went well. Theresa sends her warmest wishes and thanks for the special mention. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is an air of Romance at Harvey's Point, set in the mystical, magical shadow of the Blue Stack Mountains on the shores of Lough Eske. Owned and managed by the Swiss Family Gysling since it opened in 1989, Harvey's Point has developed into the leading destination hotel of the Northwest, specialising in top class accommodation, exquisite cuisine and genuine Donegal welcome. Named TripAdvisor '№ 1 Hotel in Ireland' for the fifth year in a row, 10th best in Europe, AA two rosette restaurant and ‘Hotel of the Year 2017' by Georgina Campbell. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harvey's Point

Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: €184 - €313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harvey's Point 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Harvey`s Point Hotel Donegal Town
Harveys Point Hotel Donegal
Harveys Point Donegal
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Donegal Town
#1 Business Hotel in Donegal Town
#1 Family Hotel in Donegal Town
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