Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel near the beach


Offering direct access to the beach, this Dunfanaghy hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Dunfanaghy Golf Club and Dunfanaghy Workhouse. Killahoey Beach and Doe Castle are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and meeting rooms. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities and wedding services are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 30 rooms provide free WiFi, room service, and satellite TV. Guests will also find coffee makers, hair dryers, and phones.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. 2 meeting rooms are available. This beach hotel also offers laundry facilities and room service (during limited hours). Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Arnolds Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Wedding services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8:30 AM and 10 AM.

Seascapes - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves dinner only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.


Start your morning with a full breakfast, available each day from 8:30 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 10 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.

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4.9 out of 5
100% of guests recommend
4.7 Room cleanliness
4.9 Service & staff
4.3 Room comfort
4.6 Hotel condition
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Great Hotel in a quaint town

5 out of 5
Posted Jan 21, 2017
Pros: Location
Cons: No
Location: Great beach and lots of little shops and cafe nearby.
Great Hotel with good food,nice staff along with good service on the most amazing beach location
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5 out of 5
Posted Apr 30, 2016
Wonderful small hotel, locally owned, in a great in-town location. Newly updated room was lovely, staff was terrific and helpful, and the food in the bar was very good. Over the top good was the breakfast in the in-house cafe!
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5 out of 5
by from Ireland
Posted Jun 7, 2015
Pros: everything, location, warmth, friendly staff. cosy fire in reception
Cons: well, it could be moved a bit closer to my house so I could visit more often!
Location: Location is beautiful. If you want hectic nite life, go somewhere else but if you are after peace, quiet, solace and beautiful scenery then this is it
Stayed for 3 nights this week. Really good experience, warm lovely room with views second to none. Staff simply lovely and could not do enough for us. Meals well priced and very very good.
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Nice and Convenient

5 out of 5
by from Winston-Salem, NC
Posted Jun 7, 2015
Pros: The staff ... the fire ... the window alcoves ... the breakfasts ... the parking
Cons: The wifi signal
Location: Driving along Horn Head ... the walk to Traymore Beach (1 hour) was nice ...
A warm welcome ... convenient location ... nice lobby area with a fire ... window alcoves with seating that looks out on the street.
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4 out of 5
by from Chester Springs, PA
Posted Sep 29, 2014
Pros: Location and rural setting. Bar and restaurant was very nice.
Cons: Update bedrooms and bathrooms.
Location: Drive around Horn Head, definitely a fantastic quick tour.
Pleasant hotel in the country. Don't expect 4 star accommodations, but clean and family oriented.
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Great setting

5 out of 5
Posted Jun 12, 2014
Pros: Friendly staff
Location: Climbed Errigeal and Muckish: great walks. End of Horn Head had brilliant views
Dunfanaghy is a very good place to explore Donegal
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Brilliant Hotel

5 out of 5
Posted May 18, 2013
Pros: Dinner - Restaurant
Location: Excellent
Excellent hotel. We would go back again and we will. Special mention for the restaurant and the staff - superb!
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Superb Weekend @ Arnolds

5 out of 5
by from Bangor , Co Down.
Posted Aug 21, 2011
My wife and I returned to Dunfanaghy for the first time in many years..... and we had a really good break at Arnolds hotel. The hotel is situated on the village street with superb views over Horn Head and the beach .It is spotlessly clean , very homely and is in the perfect location for sightseeing this part of the rugged Atlantic coastline.The staff are very friendly and the service in the bar & restaurant was first class. Also great breakfasts and a busy social scene in the bar each evening.. We will definitely be back again .
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Zentrale Lage in DUNFANAGHY

5 out of 5
by from Aalen
Posted May 26, 2015
Pros: Die Lage und das Essen
Cons: Für 3 Sterne alles ok
Location: Mitten in Dunfanaghy - Pubs /Einkaufsmöglichkeiten zu Fuß erreichbar + auch ideale Lage für Ausflüge in die Umgebung.
Das Hotel ist ideal für Entdeckungen in dieser Ecke - z.bsp. HORN HEAD - Mount Errigal - Tory Island und viele mehr. Die Zimmer entprechen einem 3-Sterne-Hotel Sehr gut ist der Frühstücksraum + auch das Frühstück. Das Restaurant kann ich nur weiterempfehlen - Abendessen war sehr lecker + preislich auch voll in Ordnung. Auch das PUB im Hotel kann ich weiterempfehlen - sehr gemütlich + zu Fuß kann man weitere Pubs erreichen + irgendwo ist immer LIVEMUSIK. Für Ausflugsinfos + weitere Tips hilft einem die Rezeption kompetent + freundlich weiter Kostenloses Parken auf dem Hotelparkplatz
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