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Derry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn't eaten in this restaurant in quite a while but found myself in the location and was tempted by the online menu which sounded tasty and uncomplicated. Arriving at around 5:30 on Saturday evening we were told to sit anywhere, it was surprisingly quiet. We were given menus and had our drink and food orders taken in good time....

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Dervock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday past we called in about 3pm, just as the lunchtime rush subsided, 3 of us, after engaging with a spot of banter at the next table (2 eligible bachlors an us trying to get the daughter married off) we ordered. I ordered the Cod with champ, SM had the 3 organic egg omlette with salmon and goats cheese, Mum...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Pretty average hotel, no frills. Rooms very old fashioned, heat blasting even though it was a hot day. A 30 min wait for breakfast. It's not that it was bad or anything but it wasn't a great hotel either. Good location, ample parking

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 nights here, had a family room with 2 double beds.Room was a great size,but a bit dated, curtains had a musty smell, bathroom was very dated and badly in need of an overhaul. Room only had one electric socket so if you needed a cuppa tea you had to unplug tv, won't begin to explain how we charged...

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ballymena n . ireland
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Checked in at last moment to this hotel. Didn't know what to expect , but was very happy with our overnight stay . Staff were very pleasant and attentive on creating us , and friendly during our stay . The bedroom was large and very comfortable. However the ensuite was a little tired and could benefit from a facelift ........

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Derry, Ireland
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I loved staying here in buncrana. its the perfect location everything i close by. swan park, buncrana town, buncrana beach etc. The hotel itself is dated but it adds to the experience. hotel was very clean & staff are friendly. Food is very nice & breakfast in included in offer. this is a good hotel for someone travelling on a...

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Derry City
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had dinner here recently - we had not eaten here for years, but we were very disappointed. It was expensive and the portions were very small. We live locally and we like to eat out on a regular basis, but we do not intend to eat here again anytime soon.

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1Thank J D
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Checked in mid week for 1 night stay Hospitality on check in really welcoming & information provided all really good Room traditional and compact but exceptionally clean Wifi very good Breakfast was delightful & service very prompt , the 2 servers were busy & still attentive Enjoyed our Stay !

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Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Went here as part of group of five. I had pan fried cod, my wife had roast beef, one of our friends had pulled pork, the other had Cajun chicken and the child had burger and chips. We all enjoyed our meals. After a long wait and trying to catch the attention of the waitress we ordered caramel houdinis which...

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Sligo
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a family party near by. Have stayed here before and always enjoyed. Was a mix up on check in (staff error) but the receptionist handled it very well even tho it's was a very busy weekend with the rally. Room was small but clean but was exactly want I wanted. Cannot fault this place. Guests were noisy...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Lake of Shadows Hotel
Lake of Shadows Hotel
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional style, family run hotel located in the heart of Buncrana town, next the shore line. 23 ensuite bedrooms ranging from Single to Family size rooms. Private banquet room to accommodate up to 150 guests with food served daily in the Bistro Bar and Restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake of Shadows Hotel

Address: Grianan Park, Buncrana, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Buncrana
Price Range: $112 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“All rooms fine”
 of 5 bubbles jcksj752, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room not close to front as it can be noisy at night”
 of 5 bubbles JennyN203, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“My room was overlooking Church St and on the 2nd floor. Quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MogS1956, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check your room carefully before taking it”
 of 5 bubbles dlma, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If the rooms are as good as the food your on to a winner.”
 of 5 bubbles jomur80, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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