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The Cove Lodge B&B
Ranked #1 of 43 Donegal Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Harderwijk, The Netherlands
1 review
“Awesome property and great hosts”
Reviewed 15 October 2013

No doubt many people stay in Donegal, but few will experience the great hospitality of Joan and her daughter Holly. A vey well presented B7B with excellent views of the Cove, the opportunity to stay here should not be missed. Thankyou. P&K from Oz

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

Liam and Joe was very welcoming host and their BnB is very close to Donegal city centre. We went to Donegal to visit Slieve League and its an ideal location to stay and visit the city. Rooms were clean and very comfortable with a well-served breakfast.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

Wonderful experience at this B&B. Liam, the host, is a most pleasant and helpful person and is extremely knowledgable about things to see and do in the county. Beautiful building inside and out. Immaculate premises, comfortable beds, wonderful breakfasts. The B&B is located in a most picturesque setting and is just a few minutes drive from the town of Donegal. Would most definitely recommend staying at this lovely establishment.

Roy H
Chicago

  • Stayed September 2013
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Port Orchard, Washington
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86 reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

Had a great stay at Cove Lodge. The room was very comfortable, the food great, and this is only a minute drive to Donegal Town. Even though the house is located just off the main road our room facing the road was very quiet. Our host also took the time to sit down with us and help us plan our days in Donegal. He gave us hints in our travels that maximized our experience, especially for visiting the Slieve League Cliffs.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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holly
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Reviewed 3 October 2013

Joan and Liam are lovely people and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. We stayed there for one night and they made us feel so welcome. They also gave us great advice and recommendations on what we could do on our drive to Belfast. Thank you both!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

Stayed for 4 nights and the host Liam and his wife Joan couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. It was an ideal location for us to tour Donegal on our motorbike. It was nice to see people so proud of their country and what it had to offer. We were given some great destinations and we weren't disappointed. Great breakfast and we will if we get chance be going back.
Rooms clean and comfortable, what more could you ask for

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

The cove was a lovely place to stay while visiting Donegal. the room was a little small but very clean and the beds were comfortable. The location was a short drive to Donegal Town and it's grounds were very pretty. Breakfast was delicious and The host ,Liam , suggested a few nice places to visit on our stay in this beautiful area of Ireland. We would definitely stay here again. Tom Cataldi

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Property: The Cove Lodge B&B
Address: The Lodge The Lodge Drumgowan, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Donegal Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cove Lodge B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming, four star, stone-faced country home situated in a rural setting yet only minutes from bustling, lively, historic Donegal Town. LONELY PLANET RECOMMENDED. Comfortable and relaxing accommodation with pretty rooms and delicious breakfasts! Ideal touring base for the cliffs at Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park, Mount Errigal and Dunlewey Lakeside Centre. Golf, fishing, horse-riding, beaches and Craft Village all nearby. ... more   less 
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