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Downings Bay Hotel, hotel in Downings

Downings Bay Hotel

Hotel in Downings

Situated in Sheephaven Bay on the picturesque Atlantic Drive, this award-winning hotel offers fresh, locally sourced food and free Wi-Fi. Its spacious bedrooms offer luxury toiletries.

8.7
Fabulous
446 reviews
Price from£138.27per night
Fishermans Village with Sea Views, hotel in Downings

Fishermans Village with Sea Views

Downings

Offering a garden and mountain view, Fishermans Village with Sea Views is located in Downings, 29 km from Dunfanaghy Golf Club and 37 km from Glenveagh National Park and Castle.

9.3
Superb
137 reviews
Price from£84.50per night
Shandon Hotel & Spa, hotel in Downings

Shandon Hotel & Spa

Dunfanaghy

Refurbished in 2016, the Shandon Hotel & Spa is situated in the small village of Dunfanaghy and offers a wonderful views of the Sheephaven Bay and a luxury spa.

8.4
Very good
562 reviews
Price from£141.34per night
Arnolds Hotel, hotel in Downings

Arnolds Hotel

Dunfanaghy

In Dunfanaghy village, Arnolds has views of Sheephaven Bay, Horn Head and the sandy beach of Killahoey Strand. It offers many horse-riding activities and a restaurant with an AA Rosette award.

8.5
Very good
628 reviews
Price from£104.13per night
Blue Door Apartment Main St, Carrigart, hotel in Downings

Blue Door Apartment Main St, Carrigart

Carrigart

Situated in Carrigart, the recently renovated Blue Door Apartment Main St, Carrigart offers accommodation 21 km from Dunfanaghy Golf Club and 28 km from Glenveagh National Park and Castle.

8.7
Fabulous
74 reviews
Price from£102.42per night
Kings Accommodation, hotel in Downings

Kings Accommodation

Donegal

Set in Donegal and only 1.9 km from Killahoey Beach, Kings Accommodation offers accommodation with mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking.

8.4
Very good
151 reviews
Price from£81.09per night
Muckish Maison, hotel in Downings

Muckish Maison

Dunfanaghy

Set in Dunfanaghy in the Donegal County region, with Dunfanaghy Golf Club nearby, Muckish Maison offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking.

9.2
Superb
6 reviews
Price from£99.86per night
Óstán Loch Altan, hotel in Downings

Óstán Loch Altan

Gortahork

Óstán Loch Altan in Gortahork, Northwest Donegal, provides accommodation with a garden, a bar and on-site dining. This 3-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi.

8.1
Very good
449 reviews
Price from£110.96per night
Mulroy Woods Hotel, hotel in Downings

Mulroy Woods Hotel

Donegal

Located in Donegal countryside, Mulroy Woods Hotel is 10-minute drive from Sheephaven Bay and the beaches of Donegal’s Atlantic coastline.

7.9
Good
517 reviews
Price from£101.57per night
Corcreggan Mill Lodge, hotel in Downings

Corcreggan Mill Lodge

Dunfanaghy

Discover a unique and diverse range of budget-friendly accommodations at our stunning location in northwest Donegal.

8.4
Very good
199 reviews
Price from£101.57per night
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What guests said about Downings:

  • 8.0

    there are beautiful beach walks in the area but it takes...

    there are beautiful beach walks in the area but it takes some driving to get to them. It is a major golfing destination so very good for that. We are not golfers. We had a good time there with good beach walks. It is a remote area. We would have no reason to return.
    A
    Anonymous
  • 10

    The perfect base for exploring North Donegal, close enough...

    The perfect base for exploring North Donegal, close enough to Glenveagh National Park, Fanad lighthouse (via Harry Blaney Bridge) and Inishowen Peninsula (via ferry from Rathmullan) Ards Forest Park (and Friary) only 20 mins away is well worth a visit, the coastal walk from Friary leads to the most spectacular secluded beaches There are two wonderful beaches, Tra Beag in the town and Tra Mor just outside. Plenty of places to eat with two hotels in the village, plus Fisks for Sea food, The Galley for Gourmet Burgers, Goose and Gander for Pizza, as well as the Singing Pub just outside the village (Steak on the Stone)
    Tony Humphreys
    Ireland
  • 10

    Beautiful beaches, great golf, several really good...

    Beautiful beaches, great golf, several really good restaurants in the village. Goose & Gander for cocktails and pizza Fisk for outstanding seafood The Old Glen Restaurant for a la carte The Harbour Bar for a pint Several other restaurants/cafes but did not try as had excellent kitchen in the Cottage.
    Abigail
    United Kingdom
  • 10

    The beaches were beautiful, you could go for lovely long...

    The beaches were beautiful, you could go for lovely long walks, and with 2 dogs with us, this was great. Ards Forest Park was lovely and worth many visits. We ate in the Singing Pub a number of times, food was excellent. Takeaways from the Goose and Gander very good. Golf at Rosapenna Golf Courses challenging and enjoyable. Altogether a great week in Downing’s. We will be back, hopefully.
    Eileen
    Ireland
  • 10

    Downings is a beautiful small village very picturesque with...

    Downings is a beautiful small village very picturesque with fabulous beaches and views. A great pub and restaurant called {The Harbour Bar and Frisk ] lovely friendly staff, food was fab and the Guinness went down to well!!Also a beautiful golf course near by, lovely drives along the wild Atlantic Way too.
    Anne
    Ireland
  • 10

    We had a lovely time in Downings except for the weather but...

    We had a lovely time in Downings except for the weather but as we are from Belfast we are used to it. It is a very scenic place very down with nature which is a lovely change. There are very few shops most of the town seems to be closed which is a pity. Having transport is a must, you can travel around, we weren't able to see things due to the weather but there is nothing you can do about that.
    A
    Anonymous
    United Kingdom

Explore guest reviews of hotels in Downings

  • 9.5
    Exceptional · 35 reviews
    This little apartment is situated in the centre of Downings directly beside all amenities and bars and restaurants. The apartment had everything we needed and an extremely comfy bed to boot. The host had provided some butter, dilute, biscuits coffee even some cereals. Couldnt have asked for better. At first, we were dubious about the outdoor shower but worked pretty well it was dry on our stay so no worry about rain, and not to mention the water was really hot which I love.
    PAULA
    United Kingdom
  • 9.8
    Exceptional · 12 reviews
    A beautiful, clean,well equipped house that made our holiday perfect. In a quiet rural part of Downings but just 5 minute drive from stunning beaches, shop, restaurant and bars. The host answered questions before I went very promptly. And left us the most appreciated welcome pack off all necessities needed to make our holiday home from home.
    Marie
    United Kingdom
  • 9.5
    Exceptional · 110 reviews
    The house exceeded expectations. The location was great and so central for touring Donegal. There were lots of lovely restaurants just a 15 minute walk away in Downings. The host left all the basics; tea, coffee, milk, bread, oil etc. which was really helpful. We were in cottage 1 with the most amazing view! We didnt want to leave.
    Alison
    Ireland
  • 9.9
    Exceptional · 16 reviews
    This property is very modern and spacious and centrally located in Downings. It has a lovely view. It is well equipped with all kitchen essentials etc. The apartment was clean and all necessary linen was provided. We really enjoyed our stay here and intend to return at another time.
    James
    United Kingdom
  • 9.7
    Exceptional · 110 reviews
    Absolutely love going to Downings for a long weekend trip. Seamus is so accommodating each & every time we have been there. We wouldn’t stay anywhere else other than Coastguard Cottages as it is just so convenient to Downings town & the restaurants & pubs are fabulous😍
    Holly
    United Kingdom
  • 9.1
    Superb · 7 reviews
    The peace..tranquility of the place..stunning scenery...A short car journey to Downings..The beauty of the Altantic drive...fabulous beaches...The link of the Harry Blaney bridge to the Fanad peninsula...We just loved our stay....Susan.
    A
    Anonymous
    Ireland
  • From £162.17 per night
    9.3
    Superb · 102 reviews
    Beautiful little boutique hotel. Newly renovated, very stylish. Delicious breakfast made to order. Restaurant/ cocktail bar attached for dinner. Great location, walking distance to everything in the town. Wishing them the best of luck!
    Colin
    United States
  • 9.9
    Exceptional · 8 reviews
    Modern and cosy apartment very well kitted out. Lots of space and the views are amazing. Great value for 4+ adults. Excellent location overlooking Downings. Will definitely look to stay here again when back in the area for golf.
    Brian
    Ireland
  • 9.5
    Exceptional · 110 reviews
    Amazing property and great location. it was very clean and the house was fully kitted out with everything we needed. walking distance into downings. Seamus was so accomodating and helpful with anything we needed.
    Caoimhe
    United Kingdom
  • 9.0
    Superb · 33 reviews
    very comfortable and clean beatiful rural location and nearby beach. Downings close with stnning beaches Glenveagh national park quite close absolutely stunning park with bikes and hikes
    Katrina
    United Kingdom
  • 8.7
    Fabulous · 446 reviews
    Walking on the beach. Food was good in the hotel .. Visited the harbour bar which was lively and friendly staff.. The golf course was busy.. The beach was quiet
    Buncrana
    United Kingdom
  • 8.9
    Fabulous · 163 reviews
    Great location, lovely and quiet. Close to Downings which has many great restaurants and a lovely beach. House is spacious and comfortable. Nice sun room.
    Louise
    Ireland
  • 8.9
    Fabulous · 163 reviews
    The views were incredible, we saw the Northern Lights and Downings close to hand. Great place to stay and dog friendly Ben the dog was amazing too.
    Alia
    United Kingdom
  • 8.4
    Very good · 211 reviews
    Hotel was comfortable very clean and welcoming. staff were very friendly and courteous. excellent overall service and would gladly book again
    Danny
    United Kingdom
  • 9.3
    Superb · 9 reviews
    Exceptional house in a stunning location. Best place I have stayed in Downings in 40+ years of visiting.
    Kenneth
    United Kingdom
  • 8.7
    Fabulous · 446 reviews
    Lovely, clean hotel. The staff were wonderful. The bar and restaurant are top-flight.
    hugh
    United States
  • 8.7
    Fabulous · 446 reviews
    Good location. Clean hotel. Breakfast was good!
    Richie
    Ireland