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The Harbour Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We travelled as part of a very large group and our party of 3 was extremely surprised by the size of the family room we booked. It was enormous - 2 separate rooms - one double and one twin. Beds were very comfortable and the rooms were spotless. We didn't have dinner and unfortunately the staff were unable to cope...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was the choice of early bird and the normal menu. I had a fillet steak there today which is excellent hats off to the chiefs and the staff are brilliant will definitely be back it's in a lovely sea side town of buncrana

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights my wife and two girls and had a fantastic time. The family room was massive and had one double & three single beds plenty of room for the kids to play. We ate in the bar both nights and the standard of food was excellent along with great service - but best all was the beautiful...

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable weekend at the harbour.Checkin went very smoothly.we stayed in groundfloor room but if you want a nice view of the lough book an upstairs room. Room was very clean and tidy. We had meal in the restaurant which was out of this world.breakfast served both mornings with plenty of choice.All staff we met were very helpful.

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1Thank jamesc902
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed just the one night, could have stayed longer...Hotel easy to find on main Derry / Buncrana rd- great location opp Lough Swilly beach and 5 mins to Buncrana town. Fuss free check in, and shown to our room by friendly staff.. Room clean, good size with tea/ coffee, iron board, safe, and nice flat screen t.v.

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1Thank Colin E
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This easy to find hotel is on the main road to Buncrana,the harbour inn is one of the best small hotels in the town.The staff were helpful at check in, lead us to our room that was very spacious.The room had excellent views of lough Swilly and we had a wonderful touring the county.One thing you have to do is...

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1Thank Sean H
UK
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here during the week just past, we were very impressed with the large room and bathroom. The room was tidy and cosy and in a separate area unlike a traditional hotel. The food was nice in the restaurant and unfortunately the bar was closed for renovations. It is well located for traveling around the Buncrana area.

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Belfast
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here on a last minute decision as a result of the lovely weather. Nice staff at check in. Room very spacious, clean, quiet and relaxing. We had a family room. Didn't eat here but restaurant was busy. Breakfast was good. Beach just across road. Apple green next door. Have already recommended to numerous friends & family. Best nights sleep...

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Omagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

On the main Derry to Buncrana road, the harbour Inn ticks all the right boxes. Friendly staff, a very high standard of cleanliness and very warm and comfortable rooms. Though the place is on the main road,there is no traffic noise and 5 minutes will take you to town center. Get a second storey room and have a splendid view...

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Omagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Wanted a little night away with the family for St Patricks Day, it's was blowing a gale and lashing rain but were met with warm welcome at the hotel and given a beautiful family room that the kids loved. Onsite restaurant and bar was crazy busy and staff reserved a table for us, food was wonderful, as were the pints!...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
30 luxurious en-suite bedrooms, each with television, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer. 70 seater restaurant serving lunch daily and evening a la carte menu. Warm & welcoming lounge bar. 5 minute walk from NorthWest Golf Club & 20 minute drive from renowned Ballyliffin Golf Club. Special rate green fees for NorthWest Golf Club available to hotel guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Harbour Inn

Address: Derry Road | Ludden, Buncrana, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Buncrana
Price Range: $100 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Harbour Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
The Harbour Hotel Buncrana
Harbour Hotel Buncrana
The Harbour Inn Buncrana, Ireland - County Donegal
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“all rooms have great views”
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“Second floor best view”
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“I would think any room would be good we had a room on the 2nd floor facing the sea .”
caroled788, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We saw two rooms, one with two beds, one with a twin. Both were roomy and had modern fixtures and a full shower.”
WontonJuan, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor preferable to minimise noise”
Barlickwal, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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