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29 Main Street, Newcastle BT33 0AD Northern Ireland
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#5 of 16 hotels in Newcastle
Travellers' Choice

Looking for a place to stay in Newcastle? Then look no further than Donard Hotel, a quaint hotel that brings the best of Newcastle to your doorstep.

Donard Hotel offers guests an array of room amenities including a flat screen TV, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The hotel offers room service, to make your visit even more pleasant. The property also features free breakfast. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

Travellers looking to enjoy some lobster can head to Brunel's Restaurant. Otherwise, you may want to check out a seafood restaurant such as Doc's Fish and Chips.

If you’re looking for something to do, Dundrum Castle is a nice way to spend some time.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Donard Hotel as you experience everything Newcastle has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located


Full view
86Good for walkers
Grade: 86 out of 100
22Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
210Reviews5Q+A36Room tips
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John C wrote a review Oct 2020
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We had a 5 night stay whilst visiting our daughter, and couldn't be happier with with our choice of hotel. The staff were a perfect combination of friendly, professional and ever so helpful. They have an excellent Covid protocol using screens masks and sanitizers whilst maintaining a personal touch. The room was really spacious with a lovely view down the high street to the Mourne mountains in the distance, it was very quiet and we slept really well. Breakfast was brilliant and they catered for my wife's Coeliac dietry needs. We will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Belfastandbeyond wrote a review Sep 2020
Belfast, United Kingdom212 contributions51 helpful votes
Booked into the Donard hotel as the Slieve Donard was fully booked. It was very good value for money. Staff are super friendly and helpful. Excellent breakfast. The girls serving our breakfast were just brilliant. Warms and friendly. Highly recommend you give this place a try.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Alice C wrote a review Sep 2020
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Oh what a brilliant night in this wonderful hotel. My daughters brought me to climb Slieve Donard ( which we managed ) and have an overnight in Newcastle for my retirement. I have to mention Joanne What a pet. And her daughter. Met both at breakfast and they couldn’t do enough for us and for everyone at the other tables So so friendly and even remembered the occasion. Made me feel very special. Room was just perfect, new fancy pillows and great sleep in very comfortable beds. All in all couldn’t have been better. Will definitely be back and hopefully meet the lovely Joanne again. Thank you so much Alice, Deborah and Louise
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
gazzer7 wrote a review Sep 2020
Belfast N Ireland48 contributions107 helpful votes
This is our 3rd time this year and each time the hotel excels our expectations. The hotel is well placed on the main street and close to all amenities. On arrival at the hotel we were greeted and checked in by a very helpful staff member and allocated a room on the second floor with views of the Main Street and the mourne mountains. The room has everything that you would expect while on holiday and if anything else is need the hotel staff are always on hand to help. During this time of Covid 19, all precautions have been put in place and we felt safe during our stay. Since last year, the hotel has added a outdoor bar area which is an excellent addition which we found very nice as the weather during our stay was great. Breakfast is served in the bar area with spacing between all tables and good food on offer. I would recommend this hotel to all types of holiday makers.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Scenic469229 wrote a review Sep 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
A truly disappointing experience. The food presented was lack lustre and unappetising to look at. The dessert was a massive let down also. In fact both ‘Brownies’ were returned but we were charged for them nevertheless. Despite advertising that their eat out to help out scheme was continuing through September, 2 friends and I booked dinner only to be told when settling the bill that they weren’t doing the scheme anymore and the FB post had been removed. So we were charged full price for our meal. The only redeeming factor was the very nice young waitress who did her very best to make sure we had everything we needed. 😩
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
US$97 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Donard
Which popular attractions are close to The Donard?
Nearby attractions include Slieve Donard (0.2 miles), Newcastle Community Cinema (0.1 miles), and Painted Earth (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Donard?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Donard?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Donard?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Donard?
Conveniently located restaurants include Great Jones Craft & Kitchen, Villa Vinci, and Brunel's.
Is The Donard located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the centre of Newcastle.
Are there any historical sites close to The Donard?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Annalong Corn Mill (7.3 miles), Mary Catherine's Cottage (7.5 miles), and Clough Castle (5.8 miles).
Is The Donard accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.