Abbey  3 stars

The Diamond, Donegal Town, Ireland, 00000  show mapSave
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Overview

The excellent Abbey offers panoramic views of Donegal Town from many individual guestrooms. Founded in 2000, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2010.

Situated in the heart of Donegal Town with quick access to The Abbey Mill, Donegal Golf Club and The Thai Spa. You can see Donegal Bay Waterbus, Magee Tweeds and Daniel O'Donnell Museum only 100m from the hotel.

The hotel offers stunning location close to a river.

45km to the Enniskillen St. Angelo airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 45 rooms. All of them feature a flat-screen TV, a telephone.

Eat

At the Eske restaurant guests can try authentic cuisine. The small bar serves a selection of spirits.

Relax

Guests will enjoy Jacuzzi, a steam room on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   90.

City Center Donegal Town - 400 ft
Airports Donegal (CFN) - 28.5 mi, Eglinton (City of Derry) (LDY) - 46.4 mi
Restaurants Chandpur Indian Restaurant (Cuisine: Indian) - 400 ft, The Reel Inn (Cuisine: Irish) - 400 ft
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Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Trouser Press
  • Designated smoking area
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Diving
Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Jacuzzi
  • Horseback riding
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
Media
  • Satellite TV
  • Local calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-In

from 16:00-18:00 hours

Check-Out

until 07:00-11:00 hours

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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      Abbey LocationWhat's nearby

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas
      • City Center
        400 ft
      Places of interest
      • Glenvar Parish House
        400 ft
      • Falcarragh Parochial House
        400 ft
      • Diocese of Raphoe
        400 ft
      • Congregation of Mercy
        400 ft
      • Clonca Parish
        400 ft
      • Church of Ireland
        400 ft
      • Carndonagh Parochial House
        400 ft
      • Bundoran Parish
        400 ft
      • All Saints Parish Church
        400 ft
      • Mount Errigal
        400 ft
      • Gweedore Parish
        400 ft
      • Donegal Castle
        1000 ft
      Amusement
      • Abbey Centre Cinema
        400 ft
      • Glenveagh Castle
        400 ft
      Museums
      • The Workhouse Heritage and Gallery
        400 ft
      • An Tsean Bheiric Teo
        400 ft
      Theaters
      • Blackthorn Amusements
        400 ft
      • Ballord Theatre
        400 ft
      • Amharclann Ghaothdobhair
        400 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Catsby Cave
        10.8 mi
        Abbey Lane, Ballyshannon

      Near the hotel

      • Daniel O'Donnell Museum
        700 ft
        Main Street, Donegal Town

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Chandpur Indian Restaurant

        80% likes this, based on 178 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian
        Price Range: USD 6 - USD 26

        400 ft
        Unit 4

        Phone: 074 97 25452

      • The Reel Inn

        80% likes this, based on 35 reviews
        Cuisine: Irish

        400 ft
        Bridge Street
      • Nancy's

        76% likes this, based on 47 reviews
        Cuisine: Irish

        400 ft
        Main Street
      • The Harbour Restaurant

        77% likes this, based on 205 reviews
        Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Pizza, Irish
        Price Range: USD 7 - USD 36

        700 ft
        Quay Street

        Phone: 074 97 21702

      • Manhattan Steakhouse

        76% likes this, based on 81 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary, European, Irish
        Price Range: USD 14 - USD 20

        700 ft
        Main Street

        Phone: 00353749740111

      Abbey Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Abbey

      Average guest rating

      7.2
      out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 199 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      8.0
      Rooms
      7.1
      Service
      5.3
      Value
      6.3
      Dining
      7.7

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers

        Reception and ground floor of hotel are well decorated

        Rooms are very tired and dark and are in need of refurbisment, particularly the bathroom

        • Average rating
          5.8
      • Older travelers

        Reception staff were pleasant. Location suited our needs

        Room allocated was facing the front street, this was very busy up to 4am so noisy++ and not suitable for a mature couple. Also some blinds on these windows would be helpful.

        • Average rating
          5.8
      • Single

        The staff were very friendly. The atmosphere in the hotel was fantastic. It was right in the centre of things, very convienient to everything.

        • Average rating
          10.0
      • Single

        Too noisy, could not sleep until disco was over at 2am and fire alarm went off at 2am and 3am on second night.

        • Average rating
          8.2
      • Group of friends

        Location , friendliness ,breakfast superb stay

        Possibly could have done better rates for single rooms for a few days stay

        • Average rating
          9.6
      • Single

        Good central location. Very friendly and helpful reception staff. Lively bar with entertainment. Only stayed overnight and would go back again.

        It was very wet when we arrived and car parking was a bit far away from hotel.

        • Average rating
          7.8
      • Family with children

        The helpfulness of the staff and the location were great. Also, it's really nice to have a carpark so close and easy to usel

        The mattresses were a bit old and not the most comfortable and for two of us vegetarians the breakfast eggs were not great; but everything else was wonderful.

        • Average rating
          9.6
      • Family with children

        They had very nice fitness and pool facilities available. Hotel staff very pleasant and friendly.

        Unfortunately, there was a summer festival going on the night we stayed there and people were in the streeets right outside our window and in all the hallways of the hotel until 5 am. Very noisy and hard to sleep. I think this is not the usual circumstances. The hotel manager was very appologetic and did not charge us at all for our room for the night. I did not expect such generosity.

        • Average rating
          9.0
      • Group of friends

        Loved it and have been visiting for short three or four night stays over several years.

        • Average rating
          7.8
      • Group of friends

        Convenient for my trip

        Room needed good clean,hairclips on floor so room hadn't been hoovered bathroom ,grubby door water taps loose,very noisy at night,no room service when asked for cup tea and sandwich after ten was told to go to takeaway up the street.I Think if hotel was updated it would br brill.

        • Average rating
          5.4
      • Single

        The Location was very good...right in the heart of Donegal Town. The staff were nice and I had a very large room.

        The toilet flush in my bedroom was very poor and it would take a number of flushes before it worked effectively. My room was on the 4th floor and there is only an elevator to the 3rd floor and then you have to tackle the stairs to the top.NOT great for older people or wheelchair users.

        • Average rating
          7.4
      • Couple

        Ideal location 10 out of ten service is the best u could get nice modern rooms helpfull staff all in all cant wait to rebook hotel again

        • Average rating
          10.0
      • Older travelers

        I arrived at 12.20pm & I asked if I could check in early (as I was attending a wedding) & I was accomodated by the hotel.

        • Average rating
          9.6
      • Group of friends

        Loved the location (bang centre of town), the architecture (traditional Irish), the staff (friendly, helpful, professional), the pub (met nice people whilst singing along to Irish music), and the price was right!

        The breakfast is mass produced and by the very nature loses appeal and taste.

        • Average rating
          10.0
      • Couple

        the hotel was welcoming and on first impressions very good value for money,

        however the beds in the rooms are past there sell by date and are in need of upgrading, i would return to the hotel once this problem was to be addressed.

        • Average rating
          6.6
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