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The Abbey Hotel Donegal

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Free WiFi, bed sheets

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The Abbey Hotel Donegal

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Donegal with 2 bars/lounges and restaurant

7.8/10 Good

410 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
The Diamond, Donegal, County Donegal

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Letterkenny (LTR-Letterkenny Airfield) - 41 min drive
  • Donegal (CFN) - 65 min drive
  • Knock (NOC-Ireland West) - 90 min drive


  • Quay West Restaurant Donegal Town - 2 min walk
  • Toni's bistro - 2 min walk
  • Marina's Cafe & Wine Bar - 2 min walk
  • Linda's Diner - 2 min walk
  • Chandpur Indian Restaurant - 3 min walk

About this property

The Abbey Hotel Donegal

A great choice for a stay in Donegal, The Abbey Hotel Donegal features a nightclub. For a bite to eat, guests can visit The Market House, which serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights include 2 bars/lounges, a snack bar/deli and a terrace. The helpful staff and restaurant get good marks from fellow travellers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 90 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM until 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Off-site parking within 30 ft (EUR 3.30 per day)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's menu

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Nightclub


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


The Market House – This restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.
The Olde Abbey – This coffee shop specialises in local cuisine. Open daily.
Abbey Bar – This bar specialises in local and international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 12.00 for adults and EUR 6.00 for children (approximately)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 10.00 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge


  • Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 3.30 per day (30 ft away)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.


Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

Abbey Donegal
Abbey Hotel Donegal Town
Abbey Hotel Donegal
Abbey Donegal Town
The Abbey Hotel Donegal Town
Abbey Hotel
The Abbey Hotel Donegal Hotel
The Abbey Hotel Donegal Donegal
The Abbey Hotel Donegal Hotel Donegal

Frequently asked questions

Does The Abbey Hotel Donegal offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Abbey Hotel Donegal does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Abbey Hotel Donegal?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Abbey Hotel Donegal?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Abbey Hotel Donegal?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of EUR 10.00 (subject to availability). Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Abbey Hotel Donegal and nearby?
The Abbey Hotel Donegal has 2 bars and a nightclub.
Are there restaurants at or near The Abbey Hotel Donegal?
Yes, The Market House offers local and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Coffeeness (5-min walk), Little Mac's Chipper (5-min walk) and Blas (5-min walk).
What's the area around The Abbey Hotel Donegal like?
The Abbey Hotel Donegal is a short 1-minute walk from Donegal Castle and 2 minutes' walk from Donegal Bay Waterbus. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings






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10/10 Exceptional

terence, 1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Convenient hotel in center of historic market town
Comfortable hotel in the heart of town.
James, 1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Ciaran, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Susan, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Not great but probably the best there is inDonegal
We checked in and our room was not cleaned. Then they gave us another room whicb was actually the keys to someone elses room ! Finally after another 20 minutes they got us into a room. They did try to comp us with a free bottoe of champagne but it was an ordeal.
Mike, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect stay thank you so much
Keep your receptionist she is brilliant and very friendly and helpful. Your staff overall are very welcoming and friendly
Noel, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Old Hotel in town center. Room is dated but was fine for a 1 night stay. There is live music in the bar downstairs and staff is very friendly. Not luxurious but adequate.
1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Quick visit to Abbey hotel, Donegal
Staff were very courteous and helpful. The hotel was very clean and if there was any mess it was quickly cleared up. Room was clean, spacious and comfortable. Food was first class and cooked the way it was requested.
Derek, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Karen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

fiona, 1-night trip
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