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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Ate here several times during my stay in Dunfanaghy. The food is wholesome and tasty. All the staff are friendly and knowledgable. Only one complaint, if you'd call it one, the portions are huge! I'd recommend it highly if you're in the area. The scenery is amazing around here. Well worth a visit.

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review on your dining experience at Arnolds Hotel. We will pass your positive feedback to our chefs and front of house team. We look forward to looking after you next time you visit Dunfanaghy.

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a Groupon deal which included a meal on the first night. Hotel room was spotless overlooking the front and the meal was exceptionally good, sirloin steaks cooked medium rare were tender and tasty, couldn't have asked for better, fantastic value and well worth the trip to a cosy and homely hotel, highly...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review on your recent stay with us at Arnolds Hotel. We welcome feedback from our valued customers. We are glad you had enjoyed dining with us, our chefs do their best to source the best local produce for our menus. We hope to see you on your next visit...

Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arnold's is an old family run hotel which has been updated several times (in fact a newly renovated dining room is due to open in March). It is comfortable, with open fires in the lounge, and its bar is popular with both locals and visitors. Staff are extremely helpful. It's an excellent spot to explore the surrounding countryside, which is...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review on your stay with us at Arnolds Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed the warm welcome the Hotel offers all guests. Our front of house team work hard to offer a high standard of customer service and welcome our customers feedback. We are lucky to be located in such a beautiful part of the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a weekend away with my partner. Had a fantastic stay. Had dinner the 1st night in seascapes restaurant. Had the seafood chowder then pork belly. Everything tasted amazing. Breakfast was 1st class. Staff were friendly and location was out of this world. Highly recommended

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on your recent stay with us at Arnolds Hotel. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and had such a positive dining experience. Your feedback is much appreciated will be passed on to our hardworking chefs and front of house team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Arnolds Hotel on your next visit...

County Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here at the weekend with a group of ladies. On arrival we were given our keys which was a lovely change from The key card. The staff on reception were more than welcoming and very friendly. It was lovely turning a key to access our spotlessly clean bedroom. The room had a fabulous view of the bay which was...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent stay at Arnolds Hotel. We are glad you had such an enjoyable experience. We are lucky to be located in such a beautiful part of Donegal, along the Wild Atlantic Way. We look forward to welcoming you back to Arnolds Hotel on your next visit.

Omagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently spent two nights in this hotel in a very good value New Year offer. On arrival the reception staff were helpful, they have a very welcoming open fire in the hotel lobby. This is a family run hotel and the staff were very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Our room was quite small and a bit dated...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank your review on your recent stay at Arnolds Hotel. We welcome feedback from our valued customers and are glad you enjoyed your dining experience in our restaurant. At Arnolds hotel we do our best to use local produce and support local suppliers which is reflected in our menu. We are in the process of refurbishing the hotel bedrooms, the...

letterkenny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been to this hotel last weekend ,,,sunday night excellent staff ,and super food ,,the breakfast was the best ever ,,,would go back for this alone .rooms a little dated but we had a great view of the sea as we were to the front .will deffo go back and bring friends next time

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank your review on your recent stay at Arnolds Hotel. We welcome feedback from our valued customers and are glad you enjoyed your experience. We have been in the process of refurbishing the hotel bedrooms in stages, the last of the bedrooms are to be updated in the coming months. We look forward to welcoming you back to Arnolds Hotel...

Toome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arnold's has been around for many years and still offers a personal friendly service. Don't compare this place with some boutique hotel with swish curtains and fancy interiors. Arnold's is like coming home in old world charm. The food is fantastic, and the deal we got was super. We love this place, and couldn't recommend it enough. In the summer...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complimentary review following your recent stay with us at the Arnolds Family Hotel Dunfanaghy on the Wild Atlantic Way. As a valued customer we appreciate your feedback and we look forward to looking after you when you plan your next holiday to County Donegal.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was booked on a cheap Groupon offer just as a means of getting a break after Christmas so expectations were not high. What a pleasant surprise. The hotel was spotlessly clean, the staff all very welcoming & friendly, the bar staff served our trendy gins with blueberries & ginger, the fires were burning brightly in both the bar &...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Arnolds Hotel Dunfanaghy. We appreciate your positive feedback on our friendly and hard-working team and glad you enjoyed dining with us. We look forward to looking after you next time you plan a visit to Dunfanaghy on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way.

Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to Arnolds a number of times over the past years and we are never disappointed. This is a family run hotel that makes you feel at home, they do great food and the staff are always warm and friendly. The location is perfect, you will be a stones throw from a beautiful beach, golf course and horse...

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Gerarda A, Manager at Arnolds Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Arnolds Hotel Dunfanaghy. We appreciate your positive feedback on our hard-working team and glad you enjoyed your dining experience and the comfortable atmosphere our hotel offers all guests. We look forward to looking after you next time you plan a visit to Dunfanaghy on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Embark on a journey of discovery at the Arnold Family Hotel, Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way. Explore the hidden gems of the local area steeped in History, Heritage, Culture and Music. Established in 1922 the Arnold Family hotel is renowned for excellence in food and hospitality using locally sourced produce. Indulge the senses and your passion for good food and wine in local Cafes and restaurants. Visit the local historic sites, explore miles of scenic walks, hidden coves and sandy beaches off the beaten track. Go Horse Riding, Golfing, Surfing and Fishing. Cycle the highways and byways, go island hopping to Tory and Arranmore. Visit the local Art Galleries, The Famine Heritage Centre and the Village Craft Shops. Donegal is simply paradise Local Attractions: Killahoey Beach, Horn Head Discovery Point 9 Mile scenic Drive and Walk overlooking Tory Island, the Errigal to Muckish Mountain Ranges. Glenveagh National Park, The Glebe Gallery, The Ards Peninsula, Ards Forest Park, Bloodyforeland, The Atlantic Drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arnolds Hotel

Address: Dunfanaghy | Co Donegal, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Dunfanaghy
Price Range: €76 - €160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arnolds Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Upstairs rooms with sea views are available.”
 of 5 bubbles Keneff, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms are dated but the friendliness of the staff and the scenery make up for this.”
 of 5 bubbles Teadane, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“to the front is best”
 of 5 bubbles oaklandhouse, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms to the front have sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles scallyIreland, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Many rooms at the front have nice sea/shore views, back rooms more greenery distant hills and handy access to nice gravel car park”
 of 5 bubbles 838berni3, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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