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Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We thought we got a good deal but, a deal is not a deal if you get nothing of value. Not worth a penny. Awful in every way. Needs a total overhaul. Spoke to management and was offered a free night...a nice touch, however, I honestly would not stay here again...even for free.

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7Thank Pat M
Belfast
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We booked direct with the hotel a few days ago at a very good rate for 2 rooms B&B for one night. On arriving at the Hotel however they had got our booking completely wrong- as others have also said- and it took a long time to resolve. Of course that was after negotiating the long queue that is inevitable...

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4Thank Lagosbound
Reviewed 12 August 2014

The hotel itself looks beautiful on the website, but once we got into our room, it was like we had entered another building. We were on the top floor/attic, so the ceilings were sloped, so you head to watch your head, especially in the bathroom! We booked this hotel because it was dog friendly, but that's the only positive point...

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6Thank Melissa J
Newry
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Stayed here 8th - 10 th august. On arrival 2 members of staff were having conversation at reception and completely ignored us for ages. Confusion when checking in as they had no record of our booking until I showed them my email. Rooms old but clean. Food in bistro was lovely with pleasant staff. SLEEP!! This won't happen until 3...

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4Thank Banzos
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2014

The hotel foyer is very nice having a huge open fire it looks quite grand We therefore expected nice rooms but we were disappointed with our family room although it was large it was very unwelcoming with the smallest tv in the corner of the room , The beds were extremely uncomfortable especially the 2single beds . The breakfast was...

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1Thank alib44
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Jackson's seemed a lovely hotel when entering but I am afraid that's all that was nice about it. We were there for a hen do and were put in what I described as the "West Wing" - i.e. the ANCIENT part of the hotel. When we first arrived the staff were a tad unsure about what we had booked but...

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3Thank Hollypopkins
Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights last weekend on my very first trip up to Donegal. I had heard good things about the hotel and there was a great deal including breakfast; upon booking we requested a quiet room as my partner has a very stressful job and we wanted to escape for the weekend. We arrived after a long car...

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3Thank catf87
Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Stayed at the Jackson hotel on 1st August 2014. Upon arrival at 2pm we were told check in was at 4pm, having read reviews here beforehand I was expecting this so we headed off for our walk along the river which was very enjoyable. We returned at 3.30pm wanting to be early as they could not guarantee a room in...

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2014

After reading some poor reviews before going to this hotel, I am left wondering is there another hotel in Ballybofey called Jacksons. We could find no fault with this one. All the staff from reception right throughout the hotel couldn't have been better. We were on a 60+ midweek special and certainly got value for money. Our room was first...

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1Thank M G
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2014

On our visit to Jackson's hotel, there were at least 2 coach loads of visitors, the place was hiving with people which made check-in a nightmare, however when we eventually got our key cards and headed for our room we were absolutely delighted to find that we had been given a suite(maybe a honeymoon room) with a vibrating chair and...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the bustling town of Ballybofey, Jacksons Hotel is an award-winning Hotel on the banks of the River Finn and Drumboe Woods. Renowned for its hospitality and great food, Jacksons is the ideal base for touring Donegal and the North West of Ireland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jackson's Hotel

Address: Main Street, Ballybofey, CO Donegal, Ballybofey, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Ballybofey
Price Range: $84 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jackson's Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 138
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Jacksons Hotel Ballybofey
Jackson's Hotel Ballybofey, County Donegal
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“Don't stay here!”
AchillIslandMayo, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the rooms in the new part of the hotel are best but all the rooms are get a makeover”
travis9, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Old part of Hotel is closer to Bar restaurant which we prefer but new room are beautiful, but a little further to walk.”
pfittis, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“New wing but only if no functions in Finn Suite!”
BD1701, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Just do not stay here”
kitser1, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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