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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.

The Central Hotel

The Diamond

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The Central Hotel, one of the North Wests longest established hotels, is renowned for its unique setting in the centre of the historic Donegal Town. Our charming hotel is perfectly located to enjoy the beautiful County of Donegal and offers idyllic views of Donegal Bay and the River Eske. We are within minutes of stunning coastal drives, beaches and signature discovery points of the Wild Atlantic Way making our hotel the perfect base to explore Donegal.

Our home-from-home ambience is combined with modern comforts while retaining an old world charm. All our guests have complimentary Wi-Fi access and use of our wonderfully equipped Leisure Facilities –Gym, Jacuzzi, Steam Room, Swimming Pool including a kid’s pool - the perfect diversion for kids on a rainy day! We have a range of superbly appointed Bedrooms including Family Rooms, Suites, Inter-connecting Rooms and Enabled Access Rooms

Our Upper Deck Bar offers all visitors a traditional Irish welcome. With regular traditional Irish Folk Music and entertainment, theres always something happening! The Upper Deck is open from 4.00pm daily serving our Extensive Bar Menu, speciality Cocktails and a large selection of Irish Craft Beers, Gins and Whiskeys. The Central Hotel is a popular venue in Donegal Town, hosting many events from live music to concerts, social dancing, sporting events/exhibitions and family shows throughout the year.

Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and sample the culinary delights in Chapman’s Restaurant. Newly re-opened and serving Executive Head Chef Louie Ohibi’s Á la Carte menu from 6.00pm to 9.30pm nightly. Combined with our fine wine selection and attentive service you can be assured of a wonderful dining experience.

For many years, “Just Williams” Bistro has had a strong reputation for delicious carvery lunches within Donegal Town and further afield. Our Carvery Lunch menus offer a great selection of fine roasts, poultry and fish dishes served with a selection of freshly prepared vegetables and potatoes, all sourced locally.

Specialising in Weddings and Civil Ceremonies for between 50 - 250 guests, the Central Hotel Donegal Town is the perfect venue for your Special Day, our experienced Wedding Team are here to ensure you have a day to remember..

Enjoy some of the local attractions along Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way. Donegal Golf Course (Murvagh) which is located within a 15 minute drive of the hotel. Also in just 40 minutes you can play at Narin & Portnoo Golf Course. The Donegal Bay Waterbus , Donegal Castle, Railway Heritage Centre and the Ruins of the Olde Franciscan Abbey are all within 400 metres of our hotel.

Donegal Town has great access from major Airports – Belfast (2h26m), Ireland West Knock (1h30m), Derry (1h30m) and Donegal Airport (1hr).

Expressway bus services available with Bus Eireann right to our doorstep from Dublin Airport, Dublin City Centre (No.30) and Galway City, Knock, Sligo and Derry (64)


Star rating 3
Parking Paid
Pet friendly Non Applicable


  • Bar
  • Conference Rooms
  • Gym
  • Lift
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • wifi (free)


  • Kids Club


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