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“Service Excellence and superb comfort”
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Harvey's Point
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Donegal Town
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 January 2009

Christmas at this superb hotel was something really special.
Never have we experienced such kindness and courtesy from all the staff. This combined with wonderful comfort, high standards of housekeeping and management, delicious food and wines served overlooking the lake and a truly breathtaking location make this the best hotel experience we have had certainly in Ireland and possibly anywhere else for that matter!!
Will DEFINITELY be back soon....
If you have never stayed here and enjoy hotels of the calibre of Sheen Falls, Dunloe Castle etc.... you can't go wrong here.
Thanks again to everyone at Harveys Point for a wonderful Christmas.

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Reviewed 28 December 2008

Just arrived back home after our Christmas Break at Harvey's Point. We have been married for 35 years and without a doubt this has been our best Christmas. Very friendly staff, outstanding accomodation, excellent food and entertainment over the holiday period. TOP CLASS.
Don & Joan Galbraith
Co Down

  • Stayed: December 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 December 2008

We loved this hotel. The staff were friendly and welcoming. Our dinner was great, fantastic menu with a great choice of wine. The room was huge and so comfortable. The surrounding countryside is just lovely and we were disapointed not to be staying longer so we could enjoy it more. We can't wait to go back there.

  • Stayed: November 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 November 2008

We visited Harvey's Point recently and had a wonderful, relaxing break. The highlights were - warm Donegal welcome....pleasant surroundings...committed, attentive staff....beautiful bedrooms....great bathrooms.....stunning views......turf fires.......exqusite food. We only stayed one night but we will definately return as it is the best hotel we have ever stayed in. The attention to detail, food and staff easily make this hotel 5* standard. Worthy of particular mention is the lovely smiling 'Tara' who greeted us on arrival and Eamonn Gillespie who made our stay extra special.

  • Stayed: November 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 November 2008

pure luxury, from beginning to end, one of the best hotels that I have ever stayed in, would recommend hands down, have stayed couple of times now and every time is better than the last.... a must for any traveller...

  • Stayed: November 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 November 2008

Ever since i booked my break, i'd looked forward to it and i was not disappointed. I had an Executive room overlooking the Blue Stack mountains; it had net curtains for privacy but they blocked my view so i opened those and my view was perfect. it helped that i had perfect autumn weather with a cold sharp sun, but it was heaven indeed. the room was just massive, bigger than any i have ever stayed in and was luxury indeed - even the very bathroom was bigger than a lot of living rooms ive been in! there was a little ante-room/hall where i could have happily slept it was so cosy, but the bed was better! it was that big i never even knew there was someone else in it. and food was unreal. nothing was short of perfect. the whole atmosphere was one of complete relaxation and contentment, with soft lighting, quiet turf fires to sit by.it was a complete package. on the last morning of my visit i went for a walk alone following one of the rambling routes from the harveys guide - it was enough to whet my appetitie and i want to come back for more. i have never, ever, ever, stayed in a place where i felt so relaxed and even though i walked for over two hours as a lone female, i felt so safe. i have been in some good hotels before, but i came home and already i have told everyone i have met about it and have started to save to go back - harveys may not be cheap, but if you ever have to go to donegal just once, make this your place to stay. if i have one small point to make and it is only a point of constructive criticism - turn up the heat on the walkway from the bedrooms to the main part of the hotel - it is freezing!!!!

  • Stayed: October 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 October 2008

Suoer sized bedrooms with comfortable bed and spacious bathroom.Breakfast was hectic as there was a wedding party and we had to queue for the buffet.The hotel is remote in a nice setting .The food is average.My sister returned her steak and mine wasnt much better.Generally poor value for money especially with no leisure or Spa facilities.

Stayed: October 2008
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MGDonegal, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2008

Thank you for taking the time to present your comments on your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. We appreciate all customer feedback as is assists us in driving continuous
improvement and allows us to address any issues which may arise.

On behalf of the Gysling Family and the Harvey’s Point Team, we accept your comments and extend our apologies that we did not exceed your expectations on this occasion. Please be assured that we will follow-up on the issues mentioned.

Once again, thank you for your valuable feedback.

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Additional Information about Harvey's Point

Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Donegal Town
#1 Business Hotel in Donegal Town
#1 Family Hotel in Donegal Town
Price Range: £163 - £248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harvey's Point 4*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
There is an air of Romance at Harvey's Point, set in the mystical, magical shadow of the Blue Stack Mountains on the shores of Lough Eske. Owned and managed by the Swiss Family Gysling since it opened in 1989, Harvey's Point has developed into the leading destination hotel of the Northwest, specialising in top class accommodation, exquisite cuisine and genuine Donegal welcome. Named TripAdvisor '№ 1 Hotel in Ireland' for the fifth year in a row, 10th best in Europe, AA two rosette restaurant and ‘Hotel of the Year 2017' by Georgina Campbell. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Harvey`s Point Hotel Donegal Town
Harveys Point Hotel Donegal
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