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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.

Downings Bay Hotel


The Downings Bay Hotel is a 3* family run hotel, with 40 luxurious ensuite bedrooms, situated in the quiet coastal village of Downings, on the picturesque Sheephaven Bay. The hotel is just a few minutes drive from Rosapenna’s two famous golf courses, and is within easy driving distance of Portsalon, Dunfanaghy and Letterkenny Golf Clubs. We are happy to arrange golf for our residents. The hotel offers weddings, catering for up tp 350 guests, at very competitive prices.

The Haven Restaurant is our fine dining restaurant here at the Downings Bay Hotel. Relax in peaceful surrounding as our team of dedicated staff tend to your every need. All our produce is locally sourced and cooked to order by our head chef Julian to guarantee ultimate freshness. Come along and sample fine dining at its best with dishes such as our Burtonport Crab & Lemon Risottoâ or our Roast Belly of Irish Pork. Treat you and your loved ones to a meal in the Haven Restaurant and you are guaranteed a warm welcome and outstanding food here at the Downings Bay Hotel.

We guarantee an efficient and personal service, tailored to your requirements, to make your special day special! Food is served in both JC’s Bar and The Haven Restaurant - both venues offer a comprehensive choice with high quality food, cooked from fresh, and locally sourced. We pride ourselves on the excellent standard of our food. Families will find our hotel well-suited to their needs, having family rooms and interconnecting rooms available, and being eqipped with travel cots.

With two beautiful beaches close by, this is the perfect place for a family break. Guests of the hotel have complimentary use of our excellent Leisure Centre, and also of Kidz Kingdom, our softball play centre. Both are a few minutes drive away. Whatever the occasion, we will endeavour to make your stay memorable.


Star rating 3
Parking Free
Pet friendly Non Applicable


  • Bar
  • Conference Rooms
  • Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • wifi (free)


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