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Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 64 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Lake of Shadows Hotel.
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Fishing, Cycling, Diving, Horseback Riding, Playground
Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, 24-Hour Front Desk, Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Heating, Designated Smoking Area
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 3 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged EUR 12 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 2.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 64 reviews
Value for money
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In picturesque Buncrana, The Inishowen Gateway Hotel offers a luxury spa, a 65 ft pool, and a modern Irish restaurant. With colorful bedrooms, the hotel has wonderful views of Lough Swilly.
Score from 542 reviews Excellent
Just 3 minutes' walk from the beach in Buncrana, The Harbour Inn sits on a hillside overlooking the sandy beaches of Lough Swilly.
Score from 341 reviews Wonderful
This detached townhouse is situated in Buncrana, on the shores of Lough Swilly. There is free Wi-Fi, free private parking on site, and a golf course within 5 minutes’ drive.
Score from 43 reviews Wonderful
Surrounded by woodland, The Redcastle Hotel has a stunning waterfront location, overlooking Lough Foyle on the Inishowen Peninsula, Moville. It boasts a fabulous indoor pool, spa and a fine...
Score from 588 reviews Very good
May 5, 2015
The location was excellent,close to the sea,and river Crana,with lovely walks. The staff are friendly,and very helpful.
April 30, 2015
Single room, very small, rooms dated but very reasonable price so can't really complain as it was adequate.
Clean, good value for money, food was good, staff excellent.
April 26, 2015
better locking system needed on bedroom doors
April 21, 2015
Friendly, informative and helpful staff. Clean and comfortable facilities. Fantastic food.
March 31, 2015
Nice staff and good food.
March 24, 2015
Room 101 is extremely noisy as its above the hotel entrance and foyer.
Excellent hotel waiting staff and good wholesome food.
March 12, 2015
February 25, 2015
Shower did not work all the time.
February 18, 2015
Pillows were a bit too firm.
A welcome short break.Great location. Warm ambience.Good value.
February 1, 2015
The staff and food was great there. Good value for money.
January 20, 2015
This is the second time I have stayed here. The staff are so friendly and helpful . Room was very comfortable . Food in Bar is very Tasty . Looking forward to staying in The Lake of Shadows the next time I visit Buncrana again .
January 16, 2015
Dated carpets leaving
The polite attentive staff, food was very good clean comfortable rooms
January 16, 2015
A little dated but apart from that spot on .
Staff were great and very helpful. Food was great and very good value.
December 30, 2014
Shower. I'm only 5:10 and couldn't stand under it. In the morning there was very poor pressure
December 30, 2014
We stayed on a very cold December night. Although the radiator was on the room was still very cold. There was only a thin summer duvet. Found 1 thin single bed blanket in wardrobe. We asked for more but the night porter couldn't find any. I slept with my coat over me and was still freezing. Complained about this in the morning but the manager was not available and the receptionist, though apologetic, couldn't do anything.
Good price, location and breakfast. Have eaten here on previous occasion and the food was quite good.
December 12, 2014
It's fair to say that the facilities are a bit dated but still cozy. More suitable to adult groups than families, perhaps.
Lake of shadows is less than a 5 min stroll to Buncrana's central street with shopping and pubs. staff are always friendly and welcoming.
December 2, 2014
Nothing, Our overnight was very pleasant.
Wonderful, friendly staff that really made us feel at home.
November 14, 2014
Room was a bit too warm.
Staff could'nt be more helpful or friendly. Were made to feel very welcome. Food was fantastic.
November 10, 2014
Our room was spacious and clean, the staff were friendly and helpful and the food was excellent. The hotel is just a short walk from the beach and an ideal base for touring the region.
November 10, 2014
Buncrana used every angle of light to add to the beauty already there. Interesting sculptures and outdoor displays, and nature conspiring right along with it.
October 8, 2014
For the price--nothing
Location Price Service
October 2, 2014
The plumbing was dated and quite noisy.
Pleasant and friendly staff. Comfortable beds. Very tasty breakfast.
September 8, 2014
Dark corridor leading to the lift. Place is somewhat dated in décor. It certainly needs a makeover. Wi Fi was poor. On /off service.
The location was good. We wanted to see Innishowen and Malin head and for that purpose lake of shadows was convenient. Breakfast was O.K. The room was average but clean and the member of staff we spoke to was helpful.
September 6, 2014
Very bad water supply for first few days until last day it improved greatly, could do with some decorating, up dating some what
The brilliant friendly staff and lovely food
August 28, 2014
The corridor lights were supposed to come on automatically. Sometimes they did, sometimes they did not. Not a big deal, but annoying.
I needed to get away somewhere for a break, even for one night. Up came Lake of Shadows at a silly price and I was off. Buncrana is my favourite Irish place as I learned not to smoke there over 60 years ago. The Lake hotel is right next to the beach and giant car-park is beside hotel. The room was spotless and staff were very helpful. The breakfast next morning was great and set me up for a day just driving around with my sat-nav switched off. I will be back at Lake of Shadows soon.
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