Top hotels in Letterkenny
The modern 3-star Gallaghers Hotel in Letterkenny, Donegal enjoys a prime location in the heart of this bustling Donegal town. The Inis Meain Room is open 7 days for lunch and dinner and also features a bar with cocktails, while The Ard na cGeapairí Bistro and Carvery offers light lunches, afternoon teas and fine dining in the evening. The contemporary style rooms include free wifi, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, and en-suite bathrooms.
The classic 4-star Clanree Hotel is found just a few minutes’ drive from Letterkenny, and is ideally located for exploring the sights of Country Donegal. The on-site Ailech restaurant serves both international favourites and traditional Irish cuisine, and you can unwind in the McGettigan bar and health and fitness club, which has an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and gym. All rooms at the Clanree Hotel are furnished with modern comforts, including free wi-fi, TVs and private bathrooms.
Cheap Hotels in Letterkenny
This luxury family-run hotel is in a rural setting overlooking Lough Swilly, just a 7-minute drive from the town of Letterkenny, in County Donegal, north-west Ireland, and a 15-minute drive from the beautiful Rathmullan beach, with a sailing and water sports school. This property offers an ideal base for many activities such as golf, enjoying scenic walks and Blue Flag beaches, surfing, fishing, shopping and family entertainment. Attractions in Donegal include Glenveagh National Park and Glenveagh Castle and gardens, situated in the Derryveagh mountains, Mount Errigal, the highest peak in Donegal (751 m), the majestic Slieve League sea cliffs and the Bluestack Mountains with a long-distance walking route, the Bluestack Way. The hotel offers award-winning food, a garden and a spa with a wide range of treatments including organic seaweed baths. The rooms have all the modern amenities.
White Park B&B Hotel
A spacious home set upon picturesque gardens, White Park bed and breakfast offers a warm County Donegal welcome to all guests. In the heart of bustling Letterkenny, guests are ideally placed to experience vibrant town life, as well as the area’s famed wild scenery. In Letterkenny visitors can discover St. Eunan’s Cathedral, explore the area’s rich heritage at Donegal County Museum and enjoy an evening’s entertainment at An Grianan Theatre. An ideal base for touring the North West, visitors can also roam Glenveagh National Park and enjoy exceptional views from one of Europe’s highest sea cliffs at Slieve League.
Glencairn House Hotel
A delightful bed and breakfast with picturesque gardens and stunning views of the River Swilly, guests can enjoy a rural retreat at Glencairn House. Highly recommended by Le Guide du Routard, guests can enjoy private parking, fabulous breakfasts and genuine County Donegal hospitality at the bed and breakfast. Just 2km from bustling Letterkenny, visitors can enjoy superb golf, renowned restaurants and pubs, and an evening’s entertainment at An Grianan Theatre. An ideal touring base for the North West, guests will adore the area’s natural beauty and wealth of outdoor activities.
A charming townhouse in bustling Letterkenny, Ardlee bed and breakfast has been welcoming guests for more than 20 years. A superb County Donegal location, visitors can discover the area’s heritage at Donegal County Museum, enjoy an evening’s entertainment at An Grianan Theatre, or spend a day on the fairways at Letterkenny Golf Club. The town also boasts excellent restaurants and lively pubs where visitors can round off the day. The stunning Glenveagh National Park and acclaimed Giant’s Causeway are also within easy reach.
No50 Boutique Bed & Breakfast Hotel
Oakland's Bed & Breakfast is a spacious, family home situated in Letterkenny. At Oakland's Bed & Breakfast nothing has been overlooked by hosts, Martin and Majella Leonard, in an effort to ensure that guests’ every need is catered for in their tastefully appointed bedrooms and private guest lounge. There is an outdoor courtyard where guests can enjoy a drink to unwind. The now famous breakfasts are prepared to order each morning and offer many wonderful and healthy choices. Letterkenny's main street is a short stroll away (10-15 Minutes) or local Taxi costs €5.00.
Hotels in Letterkenny
Set in the largest city in Ireland's County Donegal, Letterkenny Hotels offer access to stunning national parks, world-class shopping centres and the best nightlife in the area.
The area surrounding Letterkenny is renowned for its natural beauty; spanning beaches, lakes, forests and rugged mountains. Within easy driving distance of the city is Glenveagh National Park, covering 16,000 hectares that include the dramatic Derryveagh Mountains and the 19th century Glenveagh Castle. You could happily spend weeks hiking around the national park, travelling from vast lakes to the peatlands of Lough Bara bog.
Whether you're a keen angler or a first-time fisher, Donegal Angling Centre offers the best guidance on those looking to take advantage of the many rivers and lakes in the area – full of salmon and trout. For something a little less wild, Lurgybrack Farm is a great place to take the family, where kids can come face to face with a number of different animals before relaxing beside the river with a picnic.
The vast outdoor landscape surrounding Letterkenny make is an ideal place to play a round of golf. Letterkenny Golf Club offers one of Ireland's 18-hole courses, set in magnificent parkland.
To learn about the history of the area head to Country Donegal Museum, featuring an exceptional range of exhibitions containing a wealth of over 8,000 different artefacts. With objects ranging from the prehistoric to the present day, you could easy spend a few hours exploring the museum.
If you're travelling with family, Arena7 has an impressive amount of entertainment on offer, from laser quest and indoor play areas to bowling and karaoke bars. Tropical World @ Alcorns is another great destination if you have kids in tow, with 1,000 square metres to explore and an enormous variety of butterflies, reptiles, tortoises and birds to encounter. Dizzy Rascals has plenty of indoor play areas for kids to enjoy and Letterkenny Karting Centre is one of the longest Go Karting tracks in the whole of Ireland.
Letterkenny is an ideal destination if you're looking for a spot of retail therapy, with three main shopping centres: the Courtyard Shopping Centre, the Forte Shopping Centre and the Letterkenny Shopping Centre. If boutique shops and independent stores are more your thing, Main Street has a range of unique retailers to peruse.
When the sun sets Letterkenny's nightlife comes alive. Offering some of the best bars and clubs in County Donegal, the city is a mecca for local partygoers and lovers of live music. Voodoo Lounge is one of Ireland's leading music venues, while The Central Bar is a welcoming place to unwind with a pint of Guinness. If you're looking to dance late into the night, The Pulse Niteclub has multiple dance floors and Ink Nite Club attracts some of the biggest names in music.
A short drive east and across the border into Northern Ireland will take you to Derry, the second largest city in Northern Ireland after Belfast. Travelling west into the countryside will put you within easy reach of a number of national parks and nature reserves, from Glenveagh National Park to Meenmore West Bog.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Letterkenny
What are the most booked hotels in Letterkenny?The best hotels to stay in Letterkenny are McGettigan's Hotel and Clanree Hotel.
What is the lowest price for a double room in Letterkenny?Station House Hotel in Letterkenny offers one night in a double room at the price of £50.
If I want to stay in the center of Letterkenny, which hotels shall I consider?McGettigan's Hotel, Dillons Hotel and Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny are located in the central neighborhood of Letterkenny.
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