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The Water's Edge Bed & Breakfast

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Key West, Florida
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the fabulous Water's Edge B&B in Donegal town. The rooms were spotless clean and had up to date decor. The location is absolutely brilliant within 5 mins walking distance of the town centre but far enough away from the noise! The owner is an absolute lady and couldn't have been more helpful. We'll definitely go back for...

Thank edaly75
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We stayed here a few nights and had a really nice time. Great location, a short walk to Donegal Town. The room was clean, breakfast was great and Marie was very helpful and hospitable (as are most of the people in Donegal)

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 3 July 2015

The B&B is right at the water's edge and backs up to the abbey ruins (you have to walk a little way to get there though-no access from the B&B). It's a short walk to town from here and the house is at the end of a quiet road. Our room was comfortable and faced the water.

Thank WhollyMole-y
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Water's edge is lovely b&b. This place was very quiet. Very near to the town centre. About 1 minutes from Marie's house is placed very nice church. Rooms was perfect due to price. Breakfast was the biggest suprise for me cuz I have never eat such a nice Irish breakfast. Highly recommended.

Thank Marcin G
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

A lovely position by the water's edge. Quiet, yet an easy walk to the main town attractions and just off the main road into town. A warm welcome, good food (including for my gluten free diet) and lovely rooms. We started our holiday in the area with two nights and ended it here too. A great place to stay!

1Thank AD61
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Water's Edge is a lovely B&B, if you are looking to stay in Donegal town this is perfectly located a short walk from the centre and with a stunning view across the water. Rooms are modern and well kept and the service was friendly and welcoming with a lovely breakfast to top it all off! Highly recommend!

2Thank Helenlucy12
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We based ourselves here for a few nights,so that we could explore the area - it was excellent -clean and spacious.Marie was very helpful - breakfast was delicious! Ideal situation for exploring the town and environs - would recommend highly.

4Thank jandavid2013
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Marie was a very accommodating and helpful host. The room was immaculate, although a bit small. It was also well appointed and furnished. The B&B had a view of the water, and was within a five minute walk to Donegal town. Marie provided an exceptional breakfast too. Overall, this Bed and Breakfast made our journey that much more special. Thank...

2Thank Mac L
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 28 July 2014

My Mom and I stayed for a night in July 2014. We had a twin bedded room on the second floor. Our room was spacious, modern and very clean. Our ensuite bathroom was also very spacious and modern. The B&B was at capacity the evening we were there, but we didn't hear a peep the entire time. Very peaceful, quiet...

3Thank weasie8
Ruislip, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

I visited with my parents and partner, so we had two rooms. I let my parents have the larger and nicer (with nicer shower) of the rooms facing the water on the ground floor. Our room was adequate for us but not as nice. We received a rushed reception as we arrived while the hosts were eating (my text didn't...

1Thank rebeljenn

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marie McGowan has been welcoming guests into her home in this idyllic location on the shores of Donegal Bay since 1991.This spacious, modern town house is delightfully situated beside the historic old Abbey of Donegal Town [est.1474] and is surrounded to the South & West by the waters of Donegal Bay. From here, it is just a mere 5 minute walk into the centre of town.Marie takes great delight in pampering her guests, with her speciality breakfast of locally caught salmon, smoked and served with all the trimmings. Other options include her perfectly cooked full Irish fry, freshly prepared fresh fruit platters and her own unique style of porridge (family recipe).The Water’s Edge is an approved establishment of Bord Failte Ireland. • All rooms en suite • All rooms have TV/Electric Blankets/ Hair Dryers • Tea & Coffee making facilities are also available • Overlooking Donegal Bay & 15th Century Abbey Ruins • Quiet, peaceful location yet within 5 minutes walk of town centre.Not only do visiting guests leave The Water’s Edge feeling completely satisfied, but the ducks & swans who spend their time lazily drifting up and down the Bay are well catered for too! ... more   less 

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Address: The Glebe | The Glebe, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Number of rooms: 4
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“ten minute walk to town!”
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“The wifi signal was weak in our room, but we simply went into the common room and it was a strong signal.”
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