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Downings Coastguard Cottages

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Stayed here at the end of the summer with a few teens and a friend. Absolutely fantastic place. We stayed in an apartment in one of the 'round towers' and it was perfect. We had everything we needed and more. Kitchen was so well equipped...More

Thank LEmerson2013
Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard CottagesResponded 1 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing your stay in our Type E apartment. We're delighted that you found the whole apartment so spacious and well equipped. We will pass on your feedback about the place being spotless to our cleaners. We're glad that you found...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and my Wife Son / Daughter in law And 4 Grandchildren ranging in age 15 to 7 This year spent another fortnight at Coastguard Cottages we have been returning to C / C for the past 6 years The accomodation is excellent all mod...More

Thank James Q
Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard CottagesResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay at the cottages, and for your loyal custom over the years. We're glad that you enjoy the comforts and modernity of the cottages, including the Wifi, and the rugged beauty of...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

What a lovely place to be when you want to smell and see the sea amazing cottages that are located a few meters to the sea; best view to the sea. The manager is very professional Would recommend to everyone traveling in the areaMore

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Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard CottagesResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review the cottages. We certainly agree that the cottages are a good base if you want to get some sea air, and explore the coastline along the long-established Atlantic Drive in Downings, and the Northern Headlands...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is our third trip to the coastguard cottages. A really lovely destination, in particular the round tower cottages, which have fabulous views of the local area. Verity and Seamus are particularly helpful to deal with, with very good recommendations on things to do and...More

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Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard CottagesResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the cottages. We're delighted that you enjoyed all that Downings and the area around Sheephaven Bay has to offer, using one of the round tower cottages as your base with their commanding...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

National Geographic Traveller recently put Donegal top of it's 2017 cool list and Downings Costguard Cottages is an excellent base to explore this part of Ireland. Only thing is, the cottages offer such wonderful views I did not want go out in the mornings. Watching...More

Thank Danielle B
Response from Séamus M, General Manager at Downings Coastguard CottagesResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for coming to see why Donegal topped the National Geographic Traveller's 'Cool List 2017'! We're glad that you found the cottages a good base to explore the area and to watch all sorts of weather roll in...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Dry Cleaning
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"Stay in the roundtower bungalows!"
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"We only stayed in type C cottages, and they were all very nice. 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms was great for our..."
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"WiFi tip: in practice the free WiFi provided comes and goes a bit and was difficult to pick up in some of the..."
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"Ask for a cottage with a view of the beautiful bay."
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