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Hotels in County Donegal come in all shapes, sizes and locations. From budget to luxury, there are over 55 hotels to choose from around the county. Hotel accommodation provides a range of facilities which will generally include restaurants/cafés, bars, gyms, spa's and leisure centres. Donegal hotels are of a consistently high standard.

Arnolds Hotel

Main Street,Dunfanaghy,Dunfanaghy

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Welcome to the Arnold Family Hotel, in the pretty seaside village of Dunfanaghy overlooking Sheephaven Bay on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way.

Established in 1922 and renowned for excellence in food and hospitality we are proudly celebrating 100 years in hospitality in 2022.

Guests will enjoy a relaxing holiday experience around Sheephaven Bay and Dunfanaghy with the opportunity to explore the local beauty attractions including: Killahoey Beach just a stroll from the hotel, Tramore Beach, overlooking Tory Island, Horn Head scenic Drive, Ards Forest Park with miles of Walking Trails and beautiful sandy coves and beaches. The Children's Play area and picnic benches is an added attraction and provides relaxation whilst enjoying the magnificent landscapes. The Workhouse, Dunfanaghy, nearby Doe Castle, and Glenveagh National Park are just some of the local historical sites to visit during your stay.

The village of Dunfanaghy is a busy seaside resort with a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes to visit, as well as historical sites; e.g. The Workhouse and Doe Castle near Creeslough.

Cafe Arnou has an excellent takeaway menu with outdoor dining pods and picnic benches for you to enjoy with spectacular views of Horn Head and the bay.

The hotel Restaurant overlooking the bay has an excellent A la Carte menu using locally sourced produce, Seafood Specialities, and vegetarian options. The Bar overlooking the gardens serves food daily from 12.30 pm using locally sourced produce with Seafood Specialities and Vegetarian options. Live Music in the bar during the Summer months is very popular and enjoyed by guests and visitors.

Outdoor Activities in Dunfanaghy: Golf at Dunfanaghy 18 Hole Links Course, Walking the local Tracks and Trails in Ards Forest Park, Fishing on the local Lakes, permits and boat hire available at hotel reception, Surfing, Mountain Hikes on the local Mountain Ranges of Muckish and Errigal and cycling. These are just a few of the outdoor pursuits to enjoy during your visit to Dunfanaghy.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Arnolds Hotel.


Star rating 3
Parking Free
Pet friendly No Pets Allowed


  • Bar
  • Conference Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • wifi (free)


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