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Holidays in Donegal

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Holidays in Donegal

Hi, my husband and I and baby are travelling to Donegal in June for a week. Any suggestions for nice hotels - with leisure centre, on/close to beach, child-friendly ?

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Right on the beach in Rossnowlagh, South Donegal is the Sand House Hotel. Havent been there in years but it is a fantastic location. Lots of surf!! A rarity in Ireland. Anyone been there recently?

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Hi, We stayed in Jacksons hotel in Ballybofey a few years ago and were very impressed. We have four children ..It is very central to Derry ,Giants causeway, Inishowen peninsula, Donegal town etc...

Have fun.

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My parents have a holiday home in Bundoran. We bring our 2 lads ( 2 & 5 ) alll the time and they love it.

It is a real seaside town with lots of amusements etc.

Also there is a Waterworld - indoor swimming pool with slides etc. The Great Northern Hotel is set right on the coast on the golf course and is right beside the beach, cliffside walks etc.

It has been years since I stayed there so I cannot comment on the hotel. Other hotels in the town include the Holyrood and The Allingham. Check out mceniffhotels.com. We have stayed at their Yeats Hotel in Rosses Point, Sligo and found it to be ideal for kids. Hotel was basic and food ok but it was just you did't feel uncomfortable with your buggy and baby etc.

They had a kids club too which was great. Right beside beach also.

If you are planning do some day trips around the county (and you should because Donegal is beautiful !) then somewhere a bit further north such as Letterkenny, Ballbofey may be more central. Also check out http://www.donegaldirect.com.

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What part of Donegal will you be staying in. Nice hotel in Buncrana which overlooks the beach. Inishowen Gateway.