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san francisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was great, the breakfast great, the location is absolutely stunning, and our rooms were in a 17th Century outbuilding. And it felt that cold inside! We traveled in February; perhaps when it's warmer the lack of decent heat won't be an issue. We survived, it was lovely.

Thank vintagent
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Woodhill is a delightful old-style country house that feels like a home and the brilliant hosts John and James do their utmost to keep it that way. Tucked away in a beautiful valley outside Ardara it is the perfect getaway location. Candlelit dining rooms, a roaring fire in the cosy bar, and excellent food. We stayed in one of...

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Glenties, Co. Donegal R.o.i
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I visited the restaurant at Woodhill last weekend with some friends for a meal and we could not find a single fault. There was something on the menu to suit everyone's taste. The food was cooked to perfection and the service was excellent. Certainly worth a visit while in Donegal,

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Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 7 January 2017

What a surprise to find this house off the beaten track in a lovely setting overlooking green hills and sheep grazing. The food was superb, a lovely relaxed little bar, an interesting village nearby with wool and tweed factory outlets and superb drives with spectacular scenery nearby.

Thank summerhill2281
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Got married here in July. John and his son James and the satff couldn't have been more helpful. The food was top notch, the warm cosy atmosphere and stunning grounds really added to our unforgettable day. I'd highly recommended a stay here.

2Thank Michelle C
northern california
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent a few days of our five weeks touring Ireland at Woodhill House. We found the host family to be charming and especially the the staff that met us when we arrived and served our breakfasts. We stayed in both the main house and in the carriage house. The main house room was charming, and the...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Family of 3 shared a family room on a busy weekend in October. We were lucky to get the last available room as there was a festival in nearby Ardara. Taxi from Woodhill to Ardara was €5 each way and the town has lots to offer tourists including cafes, restaurants, pubs, live music at weekends etc etc. Donegal is famous...

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Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We found it to be a little expensive for what we got. The room was poorly maintained as far as peeling wallpaper, painted furniture in dire need of another coat of paint and a window that couldnt be opened as it was hanging on one hinge. The bed was rock hard, which made it a very uncomfortable nights sleep. There...

1Thank Samantha R
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed and dined in Woodhill many times as a child with my parents and hadn't visited in many years. I was delighted to find the food and setting was still as fabulous as I remember it but sad to see its not the busy spot it used to be when it deserves to be busy. I spoke with James...

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Caledon, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We loved staying at Woodhill House! We stayed in The Coach house which was spacious, comfortable beds, and beautiful view overlooking the walled garden. The main house had a cosy pub which offered a menu for light fare. The highlight for us was the charming village of Ardara and proximity to numerous attractions to see( Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Woodhill House

Address: Donegal Rd. | Woodhill, Ardara, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Ardara
Price Range: €106 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodhill House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Perhaps inside the main building is warmer?”
 of 5 bubbles vintagent, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 overlooks the rolling hills and sheep grazing”
 of 5 bubbles summerhill2281, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 17 looks out on a beautiful garden. ( I suspect most if not all rooms have great views)”
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 of 5 bubbles Jimwalshireland, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has wonderful views - and a brass bed dating back to the 1830's!”
 of 5 bubbles Keys2013, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We would suggest the 'garden rooms.'”
 of 5 bubbles LadyIrish121, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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