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Monterey, California
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Loved the Arches best B&B I stayed in Ireland . Noreen is a real Irish hostess, friendly with a great sense of humor. The setting is total Irish Bliss , beautiful views and tranquility . Great Irish breakfast and a lovely,comfortable,clean bedroom. Loved it will return!

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Hatfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

When I stay in Ireland I've always preferred B&Bs and this place proves why. Noreen was delightful and made us fantastic breakfasts every morning to get us started on our day exploring Co. Donegal. The room was comfortable and the view over the lake was amazing. Thank you, Noreen for running a fantastic little getaway.

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Wickford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had a one night stay at the Arches last week whilst meeting some friends who were staying in the town. The accommodation is spotless and a friendly greeting is received from Noreen on arrival. She is a superbly relaxed hostess and make you feel right at home. Our Room (5) was spotless with a lovely ensuite featuring a large...

Thank bigmeeky
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It was just one night, but the spacious room was clean and perfect with an electric blanket and also spacious bathroom. The view in the morning was awesome and the breakfast was most delicious with various self made dishes offered. All in all, just a perfect stay with a lovely and nice landlady.

1Thank Jule S
County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Noreen is a fantastic host. She was very accommodating from the moment we booked the room and arrived at her home. It was a girl's trip to attend a wedding in the beautiful Lough Eske, but this B&B has nothing to envy. Very clean, crisp bed linen, very modern, quiet area & breath-taking views. All in all, a trip to...

1Thank jalutiz
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This B&B is great. Our room was not only spotlessly clean but thoughtfully appointed-our bed linens were beautiful and the room felt well cared for. We stayed in a room at the front of the house with a seating area looking out over the lough which was a real treat. I cannot fault our stay on any level, Noreen was...

1Thank HMachina
San Diego, California
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

For my second visit to Donegal, with my husband along this time, I wrote to Noreen to ask about availability and received an immediate and enthusiastic reply. She remembered me from a visit three years ago with my cousins and welcomed a return stay. As before, we arrived and were greeted warmly at the front door and were given our...

1Thank pbahab
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The outlook from the Arches is spectacular -simply breath-taking. Even though you have to drive into Donegal town it's not a big hassle once you've done it once and it's nice to have the tranquility of this location. Inside the house lives up to expectation with lovely rooms, great hospitality and a yummy breakfast. We wouldn't hesitate to stay there...

1Thank mamacasperson
state college
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Arches offered everything we hoped (friendly host, great location and beautiful interior/exterior) for in a B&B. The inside was new and immaculate...just take a look at the shine of the floor in the breakfast/dining room and you'll see what I mean. It is a quick drive into Donegal town but is in such a beautiful, tranquil area on Lough...

1Thank woohoostatecollege
Conyers, Georgia
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This B&B is hidden off of a winding road overlooking Lough Eske, but the drive is worth it to discover this gem. Noreen is friendly, no-nonsense and a friendly, but unassuming host aimed at making your stay perfect and unforgettable. The rooms were lovely, large and inviting, as were the bathrooms. We had a few teenagers in our group and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Arches Country House

Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: €82 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Arches Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Great location, amazing views, relaxed host”
bigmeeky, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have good views of Lough Eske, no need to worry all rooms good.”
annlmccord, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the Lough”
710mervynm, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had a downstairs room still with a good view of the garden but limited view of the lough (lake).”
tommboyd, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“View over lake”
NoniRubin, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
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