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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful weekend . Great food . Friendly staff . And very central to everything Dunfanaghy has to offer . Nice clean room with great view over the bay 24 hour service . Great value for money . We will be back

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had arranged for 4 couples to stay here for my husband's 65th birthday as we love Dunfanaghy. Arnolds is a good family owned 3* hotel. We had a sea view room which was well appointed. The room was small but perfectly adequate. Our friends had a large room (10) to the rear which was enormous and which we used...

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Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was very good - spacious and clean. Ordered chowder for lunch - lacked flavour and was 'nuked' in the microwave - prawns were hard and overall was 'watery'. For dinner I had fish and chips which looked quite appetizing but completely lacked taste. Disappointing. At breakfast the service was very slow and all the guests seemed to concur. However,...

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Thank tobconnell
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just home today from weekend at Arnold's. Fabulous location, such a cosy warm reception. Fabulous warm cosy bedroom. Food superb (Especially the T-bone steaks which my partner had on both evenings)!!! Staff all round made us feel so welcome, breakfast amazing too. Will be back for another visit very soon. Highly recommended, can't wait. 🐕

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2Thank janeenirvine01
County Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have just returned from a week end break at Arnolds. Very comfortable bed and room, excellent food and nothing too much bother for the very attentive staff. Great atmosphere- would definitely stay again!

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2Thank kayakboy48
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Arnolds,for a weekend break. The hotel is a little tired but more than makes up for it with its excellent staff and customer service. Arrived on a cold and wet November afternoon to be greeted by a friendly receptionist and a warm turf fire. We ate in the bar and were served delicious food which was reasonably priced...

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3Thank maura549
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for relaxing weekend and we thought it's good place to stay! Yes we thought... Saturday night and music was playing until 1am! No sleep before 1am. Is it family friendly hotel??? I will never stay here again

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Thank marta_k87
Northern Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set just across from the water's edge, lovely quaint hotel, had a midweek break and loved it, perfect relaxation. Special mention to the staff, especially Cheryl in the restaurant, she was brilliant. Will definitely go back, loads to do and see in the local area. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy. We appreciate your positive feedback on our hard-working team and glad you enjoyed the beautiful surroundings of Sheephaven Bay. We look forward to looking after you next time you plan a visit to Dunfanaghy on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way.

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

stayed at arnolds good food and very clean staff friendly great place i have been to other hotels this is the best would go back again and im sure to tell all my friends great value for money looking to go back soon only down side no lift

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

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy. We appreciate your feedback on all aspects of your stay with us and we look forward to looking after you again next time you plan a visit to Dunfanaghy.

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Arnold's while visiting family and couldn't wish for a better place to stay! We arrived a good few hours before check in with a sleeping child and the staff rang the cleaners and got our room cleaned quickly so we could put our sleeping child down, never had a hotel go that extra mile before! Food was lovely...

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

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Arnold Family Hotel Dunfanaghy. We appreciate your positive feedback on our team and cuisine throughout the hoel. We look forward to looking after you and your family next time you plan a visit to Dunfanaghy on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: £64 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arnolds Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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