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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 Arnolds Hotel, our cherished family establishment nestled in the picturesque seaside village of Dunfanaghy, overlooking Sheephaven Bay along Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way.

With a legacy dating back to 1922, we take immense pride in our century-long commitment to delivering unparalleled excellence in both culinary delights and heartfelt hospitality.

During your stay with us, immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Sheephaven Bay and Dunfanaghy, where countless activities await you. From the pristine shores of Killahoey Beach to the awe-inspiring vistas of Tramore Beach (featured in Lonely Planet’s 10 Best Beaches In Ireland) and Horn Head Cliffs, the scenic Ards Forest Park, and the historic allure of The Workhouse, Doe Castle, and Glenveagh National Park, there's no shortage of things to do for all ages.

In the heart of Dunfanaghy village, discover a bustling hub of activity, brimming with charming shops, enticing restaurants, and cozy cafes. Visit our own little cafe, Cafe Arnou, and enjoy freshly brewed coffee, homemade traybakes and an extensive brunch menu. As day turns to night, Cafe Arnou transforms into a gourmet burger and wine bar, serving juicy burgers and fine wines. With indoor and outdoor seating and a small children's playroom, Cafe Arnou is the perfect destination to unwind and indulge in the simple pleasures of life.

Savor the culinary delights of our restaurant, where our A la Carte menu showcases the finest locally sourced ingredients from both land and sea. Meanwhile, The Whiskey Fly Bar offers a delightful selection of dishes daily, complemented by live music performances year-round, providing the perfect ambiance for both visitors and locals alike.

For those seeking outdoor adventures, Dunfanaghy offers an array of exhilarating activities, from golfing at the Dunfanaghy 18-hole links course to hiking the scenic trails of Ards Forest Park, fishing on the tranquil lakes, surfing the rolling waves, embarking on mountain hikes, or cycling through the breathtaking landscapes.

We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to extend our warm hospitality and create unforgettable memories for you and your family at Arnolds Hotel.


Star rating 3
Parking Free
Pet friendly No Pets Allowed


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


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