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Reviewed 16 August 2015

The hotel exceeded our expectations, We had been told how good it was, but only by personal experience could we prove the reports. The bedrooms are superb, staff are so helpful, the food is excellent, and the views are magnificent.

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Ronald, Many thanks for your kind comments following your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. We are truly delighted that we exceeded expectations. This means so much to us. Rest assured that we will continue in our journey towards excellence in world class hotel keeping blended with genuine Irish hospitality. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again...

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Stayed for the 5 day break....and it was just wonderful.... They have perfected what it is that is necessary to take care of their guests....Other hotels take note.....attention to the smaller details make this hotel unique....staff professional yet friendly in every section......the food is a feast to eat and also for the eyes....rooms to lose yourself in... and the perfect...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Barry, We read your super review with pride and satisfaction. Thank you most sincerely for your vote of confidence in our standards of hotel keeping and hospitality. It is our goal to be recognised as a world class hotel and we are aware of the importance of meeting and exceeding expectations. Every member of our team play their part...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I was very fortunate to recently win a facebook competition where you had to describe Harvey's Point in one word. I hadn't been there in over 10 years and for the past 10 years I have told my friends (and this is from someone who travels quite a bit) " The most beautiful setting, room and best meal I ever...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Jillian and Louis, What a wonderful review! Thank you so much. You certainly bring the Harvey’s Point story to life! Inspirational! We are truly humbled by such high praise. I will proudly share your lovely words with Jody, Marc and our entire Team. We genuinely enjoy welcoming guests to our home / hotel and we will keep looking for...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Myself and family stayed at this hotel for a family wedding and I cannot say enough about how amazing this hotel is.. The staff are so warm,friendly and couldn't do enough for us.. I want to thank the lovely chef Chris for the beautiful pancakes and Nancy the waitress at breakfast for simply going out of her way to make...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family to Harvey’s Point and we are very happy to learn that you enjoyed the wedding and the overall experience. We will proudly share your kind compliments with our entire Team. Chris and Nancy will be thrilled to receive a special mention. They and their colleagues are fine examples...

Craigavon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We made a welcomed return to Harvey's Point to celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary. From the moment we arrived it felt like we were among friends and as always the staff made us feel at home. The accommodation is outstanding and the peaceful surroundings meant that we could truly relax. We enjoyed a delicious and beautifully presented evening meal in...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Gillian, Congratulations on your 30th wedding anniversary. Thank you for choosing Harvey’s Point for the special celebrations. We enjoy having you both as our guests and it’s great to know that you feel ‘at home’ at Harvey’s Point. We are delighted that you had another enjoyable stay. Rest assured that we will remain focussed on delivering excellence in every...

Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

This was our 4th visit within past year, suffice to say we love Harvey's Point. We stayed for 5 days & the staff, service & food were fabulous. A special thank you to Noel who made our 14 year old son feel so welcome. The only small blip was on our Sunday arrival our room was not ready until 4.45pm....

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Adrienne, Many thanks for taking the time to share your comments following your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family. We sincerely appreciate your continued loyalty. Apologies that your room was not ready for early check-in. I can fully understand how you felt when it was not available until later in...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 August 2015

6 of us stayed in Harvey's Point Hotel on a 4 day mid-week break. Our purpose was hillwalking in Donegal. The welcome we received was wonderful. Nothing was a problem. Wet boots were put beside an open fire to dry out!! the rooms are luxurious and the food a culinary delight. The hotel looks over Lough Eske and is only...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, It was truly our pleasure to welcome you and your friends to Harvey’s Point and it’s great to know that you all had an enjoyable visit. Thank you for choosing Donegal for your hillwalking holiday. We are blessed to have some great hiking trails at our doorstep in the Bluestack Mountains. We will proudly share your kind comments...

Larne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This was our first visit to Harveys Point and i can honestly say it was the best two days we have ever had at a hotel. We arrived early in order to try out the sunday carvery The very helpful receptionist booked us in and told us that housekeeping would prepare our room early for us which was a pleasant...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Stephen, We are honoured and humbled to read your lovely review. Thank you very much. We are delighted that you and your wife enjoyed the Harvey’s Point Experience. It gives us a great sense of satisfaction when we know that our discerning guests have a special time in our hotel. Please be assured that such high praise will not...

Donegal
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We only stayed for one night and our only complaint is that it wasn't long enough! We stayed in a beautiful lakeshore suite, which was perfect as we had our little one with us and we could sit out on the outdoor furniture on the decking looking at the swans and ducks on the lake. A friendly cat answered our...

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Marie, Thank you for your kind compliments in relation to your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. It was our pleasure to welcome you and it’s great to know that you all enjoyed your short break away. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again sometime in the not too distant future. Kind regards, The Gysling Family, Noel...

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

enjoyed a two night break in one of the lake shore suites. Everything first class. Beautifully appointed with charming staff. A bit disappointed with the dinner/cabaret. Excellent starters and sweets but the fillet of beef was 'cremated' - a common complaint with Irish beef! Odd that they put the best acts on first in the cabaret and the worst last....

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Deirdre M, Owner at Harvey's Point, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments following your recent visit to Harvey’s Point. Thank you. Rest assured that all feedback is of utmost importance to us, especially if there are areas for improvement. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back again soon and hopefully the sun will shine. Kind regards, The Gysling...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is an air of Romance at Harvey's Point, set in the mystical, magical shadow of the Blue Stack Mountains on the shores of Lough Eske. Owned and managed by the Swiss Family Gysling since it opened in 1989, Harvey's Point has developed into the leading destination hotel of the Northwest, specialising in top class accommodation, exquisite cuisine and genuine Donegal welcome. Named TripAdvisor '№ 1 Hotel in Ireland' for the fifth year in a row, 10th best in Europe, AA two rosette restaurant and ‘Hotel of the Year 2017' by Georgina Campbell. ... more   less 

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Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: $260 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harvey's Point 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Harvey`s Point Hotel Donegal Town
Harveys Point Hotel Donegal
Harveys Point Donegal
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#1 Family Hotel in Donegal Town
#1 Romantic Hotel in Donegal Town
#1 Business Hotel in Donegal Town
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