Wondering where to stay far up in the hills next? Ponder no more, for we have compiled a list of the best Donegal hotels, ranked.
The hills of Donegal are ripe with natural beauty, which are renowned across the Emerald Isle. While we certainly promote a drive off the beaten track to see the best of the county, sometimes it’s good to travel in luxury.
So, if a trip to the Tir Chonaill county is coming up on your horizon, why not check-in and treat yourself with a stay in one of the best Donegal hotels below?
Read on to discover which Donegal hotel you will choose next to rest and recuperate after your journey or to kick-start your epic adventure.
10. Mount Errigal Hotel – en route to Donegal’s tallest peak
Kicking off the list of the top 10 best hotels in Donegal is Mount Errigal Hotel. It’s aptly named for its perfect location on the outskirts of Letterkenny, en route to Donegal’s tallest peak.
A very reasonable price to break up your potentially long journey toward Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way.
Price: from €79 per night
Address: Ballyraine, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland
9. Teac Jack – a Gweedore gem
Found in the northwest, Teac Jack is one of the best Donegal hotels. It is an intimate hotel with a great bar and is surrounded by hills, mountains, beaches and secret coves.
Price: from €110 per night
Address: Carrick, Co. Donegal, Ireland
8. Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa – for a family-run stay
This family-run, three-star hotel is a beautifully relaxing stay as you visit one of Donegal’s most iconic areas, the Inishowen Peninsula.
You are only a stone’s throw from glittering beaches, the open ocean, and a golf course. Take time out to experience these treats alongside the hotel’s incredible food and welcoming hospitality.
Price: from €100 per night
Main Street, Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal, F93 XT52, Ireland
Address: Carrick, Glassagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland
7. Redcastle Oceanfront Golf & Spa Hotel – for the dream Donegal wedding
Staying along the Inishowen Peninsula will bring you to Redcastle, a magnificent four-star hotel resting on the shores of Lough Foyle.
It has a world-class spa and golf course. It’s also an ideal spot for your dream Donegal wedding.
Price: from €150 per night
Address: Inishowen Peninsula, Culineen, Redcastle, Co. Donegal, Ireland
6. Clanree Hotel – the springboard for your Donegal adventure
The Clanree is the perfect springboard from which to launch your Donegal exploration. It is found in the heart of Letterkenny town, and is at an excellent price for you to kick-start your holiday.
Price: from €87 per night
Address: Derry Road, Bunnagee, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland
5. Mill Park Hotel – one of the best Donegal hotels
Kicking off our list of the best Donegal hotels is Mill Park. This is a wonderful four-star hotel that can be found just outside of Donegal Town.
The hotel boasts excellent leisure facilities and a practical location. Outstanding cuisine is the cherry on top.
Price: from €145 per night
Address: The Mullins, Mullans, Donegal, F94 HD99, Ireland
4. The Sandhouse Hotel & Marine Spa – luxury Donegal style
Rest assured, you will be absolutely blown away when you stay in Sandhouse. The hotel overlooks the sandy paradise of Rossnowlagh Beach, one of Donegal’s best, on the Wild Atlantic Way.
This will truly be a stay of peace and harmony, and is luxury in Donegal style. Pompous rooms are matched by the majesty of the serene Marine Spa.
Price: from €158 per night
Address: Rossnowlagh Beach, Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland
3. Rathmullan House – a Georgian mansion
This four-star luxury spot can feel hard done by to miss out on a top-two spot of the best Donegal hotels, but we certainly do not underestimate what it has to offer.
The gorgeous Georgian décor sparkles on the surrounding Lough Swilly in a picturesque part of Donegal.
Price: from €90 per night
Address: Rathmullan Terrace, Kinnegar, Rathmullan, Co. Donegal, F92 YA0F, Ireland
2. Harvey’s Point – one of the Emerald Isle’s best
Words are not enough to describe Harvey’s Point. It can be found hidden away in the surrounding forests of Lough Eske, with the looming Bluestack Mountains ever-close in the background.
Dining here is unique as you have open views of the Lough, and the spot was even awarded as the number one hotel in Ireland in the Trip Advisor Traveller’s Choice Awards.
Price: from €138 per night
Address: Lough Eske Rd, Tawnyvorgal, Donegal, Ireland
1. Lough Eske – five-star castle stay
Topping our list of the best Donegal hotels is the Lough Eske hotel, a spectacular five-star Castle on the shoreline of the Lough Eske.
It has all that a premium hotel should, from its accommodation to food and a luxury spa. This glamorous spot is made all the better with the help of the backdrop of beautiful Donegal.
Price: from €255 per night
Address: Lough Eske Castle Hotel, Lough Eske, Co. Donegal, F94 HX59, Ireland