The Great Northern Hotel - Bundoran

1 Main Street, Bundoran, Irelandshow map
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Very goodBased on  200 reviews
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 4 Star Hotels in Ireland

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Overview

The luxury 4-star Great Northern Hotel offers 24-hour front desk, laundry and room service.

The property is located 18 km away from The Coleman Irish Music Centre.

Due to its location 65 km from Donegal airport, fast access to the The Great Northern Hotel is provided.

Rooms

Great Northern Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with climate control, Wi-Fi, cable television, a safe and a balcony. They offer bathrooms fitted with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can savor coffee and tea in the poolside bar. The coffee shop Waves Surf Cafe is located 550 meters from the property.

Services

The Great Northern Hotel provides guests with 24-hour reception, shuttle service and room service.

Relax

On-site recreational facilities include full body massage, head massage and foot massage. The hotel offers diving, snorkeling and horse riding and many other on-site activities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   95.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Wind surfing
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Billiard tables
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's play area
  • Toys
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Aqua park
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 16:00-22:00FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
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Mr-T's Fish & ChipsMr-T's Fish & Chips1900 ftMain Street
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Donegal Equestrian HolidaysDonegal Equestrian Holidays4000 ft
Kinlough Folk MuseumKinlough Folk Museum3.0 mi
The Abbey Mill The Abbey Mill 3.4 miAbbey Lane
Catsby Cave Catsby Cave 3.4 miAbbey Lane
Assaroe Abbey Assaroe Abbey 3.6 miThe Watermills
Inishmurray IslandInishmurray Island7.1 miMullaghmore
Belleek Pottery & Visitor CentreBelleek Pottery & Visitor Centre7.4 mi3 Main Street
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Getting around
Airports
Collooney (SXL)19.3 mi
Donegal (CFN)38.7 mi
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  200  reviews
  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Pool Sauna Steam ROOM Jacuzzi All were superb. My Wife enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere in the Bar + lounges.

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  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    very welcoming staff. owner comes to chat with clients. meals nice and well served in dining room with great view. Downside, no wifi except in lobby. very weak signal.Worst complaint is about accomodation.Showers ancient and full of limescale ..3 blown or missing lightbulbs,fixed after 2 requests.very limited if non existent emergency lighting in corridors.no ramps for people with light handicap or aged.no fire extinguishers visible during power breakdown.no way a 4 star rating.Am an Irish citizen and only mean to be helpful with this review, especially conerning fire safety..Wouldn't stay there again unless refubished and modernized.was probably lovely in its heyday, but as the Irish would say it,s a dive ...

  • 6.2
    Good

    I liked the surrounding of the hotel. I enjoyed the walk around the coast and enjoyed the scenery. I found the staff friendly and the girls on Reception were very helpful.

    I personally did not find it value for money as the food helpings were quite small. The drink was expensive and as costly as any pub in Dublin. I thought 70c for a dash for a child's drink was over the top. At no time was it evident of the vat reduction. The family room that we were given was very small.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The location of the hotel was excellent. Lovely view of the beach. Very nice to see the owner of the hotel Brian McEniffe every night chatting to his customers.Breakfast was lovely and full and plenty of everything. Had 1 evening meal there and that was also excellent.

    There was nothing we didnt like about the Great Northern Hotel but there was two things I would have questioned but cannot use this box for that.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Easy access car park. Comfortable room. Good service. Restaurant provided good breakfast and evening menu was satisfactory.

    Bistro (bar) restaurant was noisy due to people visiting nearby music festival and their language was appalling. Menu was very limited.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The location is amazing and if you are looking for an ok hotel with exceptional views and access to the beach and golf course right outside your door this is the place for you. The bar and patio area are also nice.

    The inside of the hotel is quite dated especially the bedrooms and overall it could do with refurbishment.The check in time of 1600 is very late.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    A very comfortable relaxing atmosphere combined with a staff that was very helpful made this stay for me very enjoyable.

  • 6.2
    Good

    Staff were very helpful.

    Room and pool are not at all as shown on wesite.pool is tiny only suitable for kids.food quality was cheap but ok.breakfast was akin to a hosted.what youom was dull and very dated.musty smell. tv was not working and we were told by someone who came to fix it that the channels.listed in the bedRoom are not available at all.breakfast was akin to a hostel.we were sent to an overflow break fast room and there was no fruit,pastries or juices available and only two choice s of cereal.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The fact that we got upgraded to a suite, it made our stay so much better :) Going again will book the suite.

    Nothing, was a great break

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Staff was friendly and the food was good. The room was clean, but well worn. It was a 1 to 2 stars with a 4 star billing.

    This might have been a very nice hotel at one time, but it is way past it's prime. Furniture ad decor are very dated. Restaurant played only Frank Sinatra music which probably dates the hay day of the hotel.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Situated well and nice views

    Tv had only a few stations. No rte which was dissapointing. Curtains were tore. Bedspread was tore, towels were raveled. There developed a leak in the roof. Paint on shower roof was crumbling. Drink in the bar was very expensive

  • 6.2
    Good

    The food was good and I like the fact it has leisure facilities

    The room was tiny some paintwork poor and the swimming pool was freezing and the hair dryers didn't work

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Excellent run around cliff, reasonable golf course. Breakfast was excellent with good porridge

    Evening meal was limited in choice, last sitting was at 19.30, Staff appeared to be rushing to move you along and out before 20.00hrs. Evening meal was ok but not worth returning for.

  • 9.0
    Superb

    Most of the staff were very friendly and no one bothered with us even though we were tipsy and had forgot our room key so that was a bonus,

    The young girl on reception who was more worried about her hair than anything else she was very ignorant

  • 6.0
    Good

    location

    bed covers old and worn Reception staff lacking Cead Mile Failte

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  200 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 4 Star Hotels in Ireland

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Good to know
Check-infrom 16:00-22:00FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Collooney (SXL)19.3 mi
Donegal (CFN)38.7 mi
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