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Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 61 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)
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
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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 61 reviews
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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 429 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 315 reviews Wonderful
Situated in the heart of Buncrana on the Inishowen peninsula, by the glacial fjord of Lough Swilly, the Town Clock B&B offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and free parking.
Score from 79 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 39 reviews Wonderful
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 .
The polite attentive staff, food was very good clean comfortable rooms
Dated carpets leaving
Staff were great and very helpful. Food was great and very good value.
A little dated but apart from that spot on .
Shower. I'm only 5:10 and couldn't stand under it. In the morning there was very poor pressure
Good price, location and breakfast. Have eaten here on previous occasion and the food was quite good.
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.
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.
It's fair to say that the facilities are a bit dated but still cozy. More suitable to adult groups than families, perhaps.
Wonderful, friendly staff that really made us feel at home.
Nothing, Our overnight was very pleasant.
Staff could'nt be more helpful or friendly. Were made to feel very welcome. Food was fantastic.
Room was a bit too warm.
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.
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.
Location Price Service
For the price--nothing
Pleasant and friendly staff. Comfortable beds. Very tasty breakfast.
The plumbing was dated and quite noisy.
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.
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 brilliant friendly staff and lovely food
Very bad water supply for first few days until last day it improved greatly, could do with some decorating, up dating some what
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.
The corridor lights were supposed to come on automatically. Sometimes they did, sometimes they did not. Not a big deal, but annoying.
A nice friendly welcome.Lovely warm family atmosphere.Wholesome tasty food.Lovely bath in my single room.Set in stunning natural scenery around Buncrana.I felt so relaxed and content even after just one day, An absolute tonic..
The attractive location, walking convenience to local town and to nearby City of Derry, comfortable, clean, quiet rooms, top car park convenience and wonderful staff plus very reasonably priced. Would look forward to returning in 2 years
All more than wonderful. Truly, no negatives
Pleasant staff. Freshly cooked breakfast. Comfortable quiet room. Secure car parking.
Everything it was a great hotel staff all lovely and very helpful food 10 out of 10
Nothing to not like it was class go again
Everything, I stay a few times a year if I can and the staff, hotel and surroundings are superb.
Having to leave.
It was really close to the town so no need for a taxi. It was a lovely place to stay. Food was excellent.
The staff were very helpful and friendly - will definitely be back.
GREAT PLACE TO STAY LOTS OF GREAT PUBS TO VISIT
DIDNT HAVE LONG ENOUGH TIME TO STAY LONGER
Hotel needs refurbishment and especially bathroom area which was very basic.
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