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Tiel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

A wonderfull place at the coast of Downings in Donegal district, Ireland. A very complete cottage with view at the Sheephaven bay and the golf course. It's completed with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3 toilets. There is a luxury equipment in the kitchen, dish washer, washing machine, oven and micro wave. A fireplace and flatscreen tv are also in...

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we were delighted to receive your review describing your visit to one of our Type C Cottages. Your description of your cottage type and its contents is summarized well! The photographs you attached also contribute to outlining some of the wonderful scenery that surrounds Downings Coastguard Cottages and we appreciate you taking the time to post both the...

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The Coastguard Cottages are in excellent condition and finished to a very high level of comfort with everything at hand to ensure we had a great break. We used Downings as a base to allow us to tour around Co Donegal and just had a ball.

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, your review on your recent stay at Downings Coastguard Cottages is much appreciated and we are so glad that you were happy with all that we and our local area have to offer. Kind regards, Verity, Séamus, Noel and all the Team at Downings Coastguard Cottages

Donegal , Ireland
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Just back from a weeks stay at the Coastguard cottages. We stayed in type C cottage which sleeps 7. Our 3 grown up kids and their partners and one baby came to stay for a few days along with their dogs. Loads of room for everyone. We did book a high chair and cot when booking and both sitting for...

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your comprehensive review following your recent family holiday based in a Type C Cottage with us. Our Type C Cottage is particularly suited to your family group size and we are pleased that your pets could also be part of your family group. We know you should have had a freezer in your Cottage –...

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This is an overdue review, but a recent look back at my photos from a memorable Donegal golf trip jogged fond memories of my stay at the Downings Coastguard Cottages. Everything was fantastic! Our itinerary was a bit complex due to awkward arrival and departure times but we were accommodated in every regard. Shortly after arrival, we were warmly greeted...

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Joel, what a pleasant surprise for our team at Downings Coastguard Cottages to receive your review which as you say comes after a while since your visit and was inspired by looking back at pics - Donegal can have that effect with its spectacular scenery that we are glad you enjoyed. Sincere thanks for writing such a positive review...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We booked this as a week away for my family and friends and we all absolutely loved it. We previously stayed in one of the smaller type A cottages which was great but this time we decided to upgrade and go for the best one, a type D roundhouse and all i can say is WOW! It's fantastic, absolutely perfect...

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for coming back to stay with us at Downings Coastguard Cottages and thank you, again, for posting another favourable Trip Advisor review on our behalf – this is much appreciated. Naturally we are pleased that following your visit in 2012, you decided to book our Type D Roundhouse that offers even more spectacular views that succeeded...

Cookstown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We have been going to the Coastguard Cottages for many years and have never been disappointed. This time we stayed in Type C cottage which was very spacious and as always spotlessly clean. Verity is so pleasant and helpful. There is always someone on hand if you have any problems, our toaster blew a fuse the first day and within...

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, very many thanks for returning to Downings Coastguard Cottages for another visit and also for writing your very kind review that we were delighted to receive. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Verity, Séamus, Noel and all the Team at Downings Coastguard Cottages.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Could only stay here for 5 days , which was a pity. The cottage itself was immaculate. It has everything supplied that is needed. A ten minute walk to the hotels and pubs , or drive down as I did and collect the car next morning. Lovely views from the elevated site overlooking the beach and harbour. I would recommend...

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for such a positive review following your recent stay with us at Downings Coastguard Cottages and we are glad that you enjoyed all that the area and our cottages have to offer. Hopefully your next visit will be for a slightly longer period of time. We would just like to add that we have a plentiful...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Myself my husband and four kids spent a week in the type C cottage .We were welcomed on arrival by Seamus , Verity, and Noel . Our cottage was spotless, spacious and we couldnt have asked for more. Perfect location to visit all the attractions Donegal has to offer suitable for all ages . Swimming pool and indoor play area...

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we were very pleased to welcome you and your family to one of our C type Cottages recently and are glad to hear from you now in your review that you were happy with all that our Cottages and surrounding areas have to offer for a successful family holiday. Many thanks for your review and should you make...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We have just returned from a weekend at the Coastguard cottages (type D round house). If you're considering staying- don't hesitate. The cottages are extremely clean, well maintained are v well stocked with all essentials ( kitchenware, dishwasher, washer dryer etc). They are perfect for families of all ages and are large enough in size to accommodate everyone comfortably. Verity,...

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VerityPayne, Guest Relations Manager at Downings Coastguard Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much from us all for your vivid account of your holiday experiences on your weekend stay in one of our Type D cottages. We are delighted that you all had such an enjoyable time and hope that other Trip Advisor viewers reading your review will find your review helpful and informative. We look forward to...

Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Rented two houses for a family break. Great houses, well equiped, clean, great views. The round houses at the top of the hill are brilliant with great views. Bit of a walk from the village but otherwise highly recommended!

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Dear Guest, many thanks for reviewing your recent family stay with us and your positive comments are much appreciated. Kind regards, Verity, Séamus, Noel and all the Team at Downings Coastguard Cottages.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You can reach out and touch the incredible panorama of bay, beaches, mountains and coves which unfolds from the site of the Downings Coastguard Cottages. The safe and secure family-orientated location with large open grassy areas and a tennis court on-site is an ideal base for exploring Donegal's many attractions. Adjacent to great value links golf at Rosapenna with watersports, horse-riding, and leisure centre locally, as well as a choice of traditional pubs and restaurants. Free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downings Coastguard Cottages

Address: Rosapenna, Downings, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Downings
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Downings Coastguard Cottages Hotel Downings
Downings Coastguard Cottages Ireland - County Donegal
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“We only stayed in type C cottages, and they were all very nice. 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms was great for our adult group.”
 of 5 bubbles DKB918, 4 Dec 2013 | Read review
“WiFi tip: in practice the free WiFi provided comes and goes a bit and was difficult to pick up in some of the cottages. An O2 "mifi" we brought with us worked quite well as an alternative.”
 of 5 bubbles movingWiFi, 31 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a cottage with a view of the beautiful bay.”
 of 5 bubbles snoopy036, 14 Jun 2013 | Read review
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