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Rathmullan House

Lough Swilly, Rathmullan Ireland See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
Rathmullan House is situated on the shores of Lough Swilly in Co. Donegal. With a 2 mile sandy beach at the bottom of the gardens it is a perfect spot to enjoy the outdoors. All 32 bedrooms are individually More styled from romantic garden rooms to adjoining family rooms. The Weeping Elm Restaurant provides a fine setting for Kelan McMichaels modern cooking as well as the award winning breakfast for which Rathmullan is justly famous. Menus are based on using the freshest ingredients in season from local artisan producers and from the hotels walled garden. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$1,126 - US$1,170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rathmullan House Hotel Rathmullan
House Rathmullan
Rathmullan Hotel
Rathmullan House County Donegal
Ireland > County Donegal > Rathmullan
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Loved this hotel. The old house is nicely decorated and the open fires are lit and rooms cosy.
The beach is only meters away.
It’s a really relaxing spot and the staff were so helpful and friendly.
It’s a beautiful part of Donegal too so definitely worth a trip.
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A comfortable hotel with an above average restaurant. What we liked the best were the many places you could sit comfortably before or after dinner, always in front of a fireplace. Very friendly service. We had a delightful stay.
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Just a lovely place to stay... relaxing...beautiful scenery and lovely food.

If I had one small comment it would be the spotlighting in the dining room... just a little 'glarey' / at wrong angles.

Other than that what is not to like about such a wonderful old house... and the
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We held our daughters wedding on Rathmullan House at end of September. What a fabulous day we had and in fact..... weekend. I cannot praise this hotel enough. The venue, the setting, staff, management and food were 100% Nothing was too much trouble for them and the staff were
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Such a great place to go and chill out, with the beach a stone throw away.

Rooms were very nice with plenty of space. The staff could not have been more helpful.

We ate in both restaurants, the taproom down stairs and the main restaurant. The taprooms pizzas are fantastic (Sp
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Hi .just wondering what dates in January are available for a birthday treat. Thanks
Please refer to Hotel reception
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When you say dog friendly can you please elaborate? I have to ask as myself and partner have 4 siberian huskys and have never been able to get away with them. Been looking somewhere to stay for sometime now. All well trained house dogs.
You will need to phone the hotel. They have 1 room I think they have for owners and their dogs. not sure how many dogs they will allow
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Do you have a spa?
Many thanks for your question. The hotel does not have a spa. We have a swimming pool for guests but no spa facility. We recommend our guests visit the Looking Glass in Rathmullan which is an excellent award winning spa and you will be well looked after by Aoife. Many thanks Patrick Rathmullan House
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Dear Rathmullan House My husband and I are looking to take our labador pups on a short break in Donegal dates 31/7/17-3/8/17 They will be nearly 6 months very well behaved (for pups) walking off lead since 3months can you advise if you could accommodate my request Regards Jean and Gary Knapton
Yes, you will need to book a dog friendly room. We chatted with dog owners who were very happy with this arrangement.
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Hi We are planning to stay here on Good Friday. Can you tell me will all the hotel facilities be open? Bar, restaurants etc? Thanks
Hi, Sorry, I have no connection with the hotel, so I suggest you call them for a definitive answer. I would be very surprised if any of the facilities were closed as Easter must be a prime time for them!
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"If there are sea view rooms --- ask for them as the scenery is lovely. We had a garden view to front which was lovely as well."
"I don't think there are any bad rooms."
"Rooms on the ground floor have a terrace"
"Depends on what you like."
"The new regency wing rooms are very big and have large bathrooms."
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