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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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... More 

Thank HMachina
San Diego, California
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25 reviews
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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... More 

Thank pbahab
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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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... More 

Thank mamacasperson
state college
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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... More 

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Conyers, Georgia
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135 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
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... More 

Thank jenned17
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Arches is a wonderful place to stay - beautifully presented, extremely clean, quiet, magnificent view, manicured garden and a wonderful host. The breakfast was great - especially the omelette. Only 10 minutes from Donegal town. Will certainly stay there again if I ever manage to get back to Ireland (from Austalia).

Thank Joyebell
South Jersey, USA
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

So clean. Large rooms. Beautiful views from every room. Soft beds and quality linens. Noreen is friendly and organized. Don't miss her breakfasts. Country Quiet. We stay here anytime we are in Donegal.

Thank kyeag
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely country house situated near Lough Eske in Donegal. We stayed for four nights in a beautiful large bedroom with a very scenic view. Our hostess Noreen was warm ,welcoming and made us feel very much at home at all times.Delicious breakfast each morning, and she always made time for a chat with us about the locality ,and our... More 

Thank Mary L
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I spent three days in Donegal basing ourselves at The Arches B&B. A beautiful location overlooking Look Eske. Gardens are absolutely beautiful, ample car parking and the ensure rooms beautiful. Great choices for breakfast each morning provided by Noreen. Noreen was so welcoming and helpful. Definitely recommend The Arches. On our first full day we traveled the... More 

Thank Denise963
Whitehead, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have been going back to Noreen at the Arches for 19 years now and cannot recommend it highly enough. The bedrooms and bathrooms are spotless, breakfasts excellent and the whole house welcoming. There are wonderful views of Lough Eske and beyond from every room and it is a good base for touring Donegal and the North West. You will... More 

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Additional Information about The Arches Country House

Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: £70 - £72 (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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“All rooms have good views of Lough Eske, no need to worry all rooms good.”
 of 5 bubbles annlmccord, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the Lough”
 of 5 bubbles 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).”
 of 5 bubbles tommboyd, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“View over lake”
 of 5 bubbles NoniRubin, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on ground floor but upstairs also available”
 of 5 bubbles lindacb45, 27 May 2016 | Read review
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