A Guide to the Best Hotels in Letterkenny (Based on Review Scores)

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If you’re in search of the best hotels in Letterkenny, you’ve landed in the right place.

If you plan on basing yourself in this lively little town for a night or two (there’s heaps of things to do in Letterkenny!) you’ll need a decent place to stay.

Luckily, there’s plenty of hotels in Letterkenny to choose from (there’s also lots of great Airbnbs in Letterkenny!), and we’ve compiled a guide to the best of the bunch below.

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Our favourite hotels in Letterkenny

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The first section of our guide tackles our favourite Letterkenny hotels, based on either 1, personal experience or 2, recommendations from family and friends.

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1. Clanree Hotel

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First up is arguably one of the most unique hotels in Letterkenny. The imposing Clanree Hotel in Letterkenny is located on Derry Road just a short drive from the town centre.

Expect four star luxury in 120 luxurious ensuite bedrooms with deep mattresses and comfy armchairs for chilling out.

If you read our guide to the best restaurants in Letterkenny, you’ll be familiar with the hotels award-winning Aileach Restaurant, which is the perfect place for a post-adventure feed.

This charming all-Irish hotel has a business centre, fitness room, indoor pool and spa for a warm-up before exploring the delights of Donegal’s beaches and Wild Atlantic Way.

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2. Station House Hotel

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Next up is one of the more popular hotels Letterkenny has to offer.  Located on Letterkenny’s Lower Main Street, the Station House is a stylish boutique hotel with 81 modern guests rooms.

Guests will feel right at home with clean comfortable furnishings and tasteful decor. Tea and coffee making facilities are available on request.

Hotel amenities include a lounge bar, business centre, parking and Wi-Fi. All this just a short stroll from many of the best pubs in Letterkenny.

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3. Radisson Blu Hotel

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The Radisson Blu on Paddy Harte Lane is one of the best reviewd hotels in Letterkenny, and it’s not hard to see why. 

This 4 star hotel has 114 bright and tasteful bedrooms that all have high-speed Wi-Fi. There’s a leisure centre, with swimming pool, sauna and fully-equipped gym.

Pop into the classy bar and restaurant if you fancy dining closer to home and the free breakfast buffet is well worth getting up for.

This stylish hotel works hard to provide excellent service and is a great base for visiting many of the best things to see in Donegal.

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4. Silver Tassie Hotel (one of the best hotels in Letterkenny, in our opinion!)

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Just a 5-minute drive out of town, the four star Silver Tassie Hotel and Spa is
renowned for its Irish hospitality and award-winning food in the restaurant.

It’s a lovely place for a staycation, brimming over with charm and character. Rooms
include tea/coffee making facilities and cable/satellite TV.

After a day’s hiking on the Wild Atlantic Way, you deserve a little pampering and a hearty meal! The Seascape Spa has a full menu of treatments including seaweed baths for relaxing.

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Other well-known Letterkenny hotels

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As you’ve probably gathered at this stage, there’s no end to the number of great places to stay in Letterkenny.

In the second section of our guide, you’ll discover three more hotels that are worth considering.

1. McGettigan’s Hotel

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McGettigan’s is one of the newest hotels Letterkenny has to offer, and you’ll find it located right on Main Street, a stone throw from some of Letterkenny’s finest restaurants.

It boasts state-of-the-art facilities and delectable food in the “Ard na cGeapairí Bistro and Carvery”. Air-conditioned rooms and suites are modern and newly refurbished.

The hotel also has a business centre, conference centre, room service, laundry and more. With great prices, what more do you need?

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2. Dillons Hotel

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Another well recommended Main Street hotel in Letterkenny, Dillons welcomes
guests with a luxurious lobby that is the perfect place for relaxing with coffee and
pastries before checking out your room.

Whether you’re staying a night or attending a lavish banquet, this warm and welcoming Irish hotel sets a high standard for service and comfort.

Start the day with the buffet breakfast after a sound night’s sleep in your comfortably appointed room before exploring the surrounding sights, starting with the Cathedral nearby.

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3. Mount Errigal Hotel (perfect if you’re looking for accommodation in Letterkenny with a pool)

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Located in Ballyraine about a mile from Main Street restaurants and shops, the
upmarket Mount Errigal Hotel has a cosy lounge bar with fireplace.

Traditional well furnished rooms each have their own character and charm. This friendly hotel near the river lists a host of extras including a state-of-the-art leisure centre with pool, sauna and fully-equipped gym.

Room rates include a free breakfast, setting you up to face the day ahead. Within walking distance of Letterkenny shops, restaurants and attractions, it’s a memorable place to stay.

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Unique accommodation in Letterkenny

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If you fancy a more informal place to stay, there are plenty of Airbnbs in Letterkenny with:

  1. Great reviews
  2. Fair pricing
  3. A fully equipped kitchen for self-catering

From town centre bijou apartments to gorgeous family homes with garden and views, there’s sure to be something to tempt you. 

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