The picturesque coastal town of Dungloe is a part of the large Gaeltacht region of West Donegal. Also known as ‘Clochan Liath’ which means 'The Grey Stepping Stone’, the town is the commercial hub of the area known as the Rosses. It also makes for the perfect base to visit Donegal which made it to the January 2017 list of the coolest places to visit on the planet by National Geographic Traveller. The pristine beaches, the tranquil atmosphere and the friendly people coupled with the amazing food, make this place one that has to be experienced rather than just seen. We bring you the top-rated Airbnb vacation rentals in and around the beautiful town of Dungloe in this article. Read on!
This rental is a bright and stylishly furnished accommodation located at a mere fifty-metre (164 feet) distance from the bustling village of Dunglow which has plenty of quaint pubs and eateries. It is also just ten minutes from the beaches, lakes and mountains. The location is ideal for those looking to enjoy golfing, fishing, surfing and walking as they can be done in close proximity. The studio suite is a one-bedroom accommodation with a well-appointed and modern kitchen, a spacious living and dining area along with plenty of outdoor space. The sleeping arrangements include a double bed and a single bed. The terrace has beautiful sofas and there is space for alfresco dining for two as well in the outdoors. The owners’ house is right next to the listing and they can be easily contacted in case of need.
Suite On Wild Atlantic Way/ NEW! SAUNA & HOT TUBDungloe , County Donegal, IrelandSuperhost
Top guest reviewslovely studio apartment with beautiful views out over the donegal hillswonderful apartment at the top of a small hill overlooking the main street great vieweverything we needed for a comfortable stay was available to us including a really comfortable bedwe had a lovely stay in tricia's apartmentcontained everything we needed clean and brightgreat accommodation clean and comfywell kept clean very well furnishedclean fresh and welcomingtricia's place is clean and lovely
Host:brilliant hosts so friendly and made us feel at homenice place - nice ownerstricia was a most excellent hosttricia was a great host very welcoming and accommodating with all our requeststricia and neil are great hostsRead more reviewswalking distance to food and entertainmentthe location was absolutely great for the purpose of my visitgreat place and great locationfantastic location only minutes from restaurants and barsa great apartment in a great location and wonderful town
This tastefully-furnished and styled Airbnb is a two-bedroom accommodation just fifty metres (160 feet) from the Dungloe village. The Maghery beach and the Carrickfin beach are under fifteen minutes away each. The suite has a well-appointed living and dining area, two double bedrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen with all the modern appliances, glassware, cookware and silverware. There is a seating area on the deck and outside the entrance to enjoy breakfast while you take in the gorgeous views of the surroundings.
Apartment sleeps up to six. NEW ! SAUNA & HOT TUBSuperhost
Top guest reviewsi would definitely book the room again and 100% recommendationprobably the most comfortable accommodation we slept in during our one-week tour of irelandgreg place great hosts - pity about the wifitricia had warmly prepared our rooms and warmly welcomedthe place was spotlessly clean and well looked afterthe apartment was well equipped very clean and spaciousclean and roomy for 4 peoplevery nice apartment very clean quiet and comfortablelovely warm clean place
Host:tricia was a lovely hostlovely friendly hosts and a wonderful welcomethe host is also very nice and provided us with everything we neededtricia and her husband were the nicest hosts everthe hosts are welcoming friendly and thoughtful 10/10Read more reviewsperfect location everything within a short walking distancelovely place ideal locationcute space very close to the main street of dungloegreat apartment in a fantastic scenic locationgreat location in beautiful donegal
This Airbnb is located within walking distance to the Main Street, Dungloe and it offers some truly stunning sea views over Dunglow Bay. The recently refurbished property houses a large double bedroom, a small double bedroom and a twin bedroom and is also pet-friendly. The living room has large and comfortable recliners for guests to watch television, read a book or just relax. The modern kitchen is fully equipped with all that you will need. A DVD player is available too for indoor entertainment. The outdoor area has a private garden and has a large, family picnic bench.
Dungloe Retreat- Sea View and 5mins to Main StreetDungloe, Donegal, IrelandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cottage was extremely clean and comfortable and had all the amenities we needed and morethe cottage is as described; the kitchen/dining room is particularly spacious and well equippedbeds were comfortable and the house has most everything one would need save for wifiwell located with a view of the bay and a nice kitchen for making our mealswe had a lovely relaxing weekend and there was more than enough room for the 5 of ushouse is clean comfortable cosy and furnished tastefullyvery clean very comfortable and would definitely stay againit was clean homely and very well priced a great place to stayhouse is in great shape very cleanthe house was clean and tidy and had everything we needed so overall very happy
Host:gemma was very helpful at every stage of the journeylovely in every way and the hosts are greatthe owner was very quick to reply to queries and gave good info on local amenitiesfood was beautiful and staff lovelygemma is an excellent host and responds quickly and always checks that everything is okRead more reviewsvery good location very close to the townthe location is great and only a short walk from townidyllic location superb cozy cottagevery good location for seeing the gaeltachteasy walking distance into dungloe town
This B&B rental is set in a quiet area at a five-minute walk from the bustle of the town and makes for an ideal base to explore the less touristy areas, the unspoilt beaches and beautiful scenery. The listing has two bedrooms, both of which are done up tastefully with modern and stylish decor. The booking also includes breakfast, which can be full Irish or Continental. Other amenities available to the guests include free Wi-Fi, tea/ coffee making facilities, free bottled water, oil central heating and plenty of secure parking space.
Small friendly B&B close to town with Sea-viewDungloe, Donegal, IrelandSuperhost
Top guest reviewstea/coffee was made available in the room and breakfast was greatthe rooms are comfortable warm and nicely set outthe full fry irish breakfast was fantastic 10 out of 10the bed was not the most comfortable but it wasn't terrible and everything else was greather breakfasts were wonderful with everything prepared to your personal tasteclean and cosy rooms good breakfastthe accomodation was very clean and beautiful so bright and very spaciousthe room was impeccably clean comfortable and very homelynice clean place with a delicious breakfastthe bed was very comfortable indeed with linens and bath towels fresh and clean
Host:marie was a wonderful hostmarie was a wonderful hostmarie was an wonderful hostmarie was a very welcoming hostmarie was an excellent hostRead more reviewsmarie's location is beautifulthe location is good two steps from the sea and really close to center townmarie’s house is in a great location walking distance to the town and picturesque settinggreat location nice room and outstanding hospitalitythis is an excellent place to stay just a short walk to the town
This three-bedroom family house on the hill offers panoramic views of the Wild Atlantic scenery and also overlooks the Swan Lake. It makes for a quiet and tranquil holiday home where you can kick back and relax and enjoy walking, cycling, beaches, surfing, golf and much more. The house can comfortably sleep up to six guests and has a full kitchen with all modern appliances, glassware, cookware and silverware. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a television set, an indoor fireplace, ironing equipment and plenty of free parking space. There is a pub just a stone’s throw away and a beach just a couple minutes down the road.
Swan Lake ViewSuperhost
Top guest reviewscomfortable house with enough space for us 5 a nice fire stove for cosy eveningsthere is a good size dining kitchen with cooker microwave washing machine and all crockery and cutlery providedthe house was very clean und newthe place was clean throughoutplace was clean with outstanding viewsthe cottage was clean and comfortable equipped with everything you might need
Host:overall we enjoyed our few days here and the hosts assisted us when neededRead more reviewsit's the ideal place to stay when visiting donegalwe loved walking to maghery beach it is just beautiful
This Airbnb is a family house with three bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen and a large garden. The rental can comfortably sleep up to five people. Burtonport, where the property is located, is great for anglers and divers as well as those wanting to sit back and relax as they watch boats come and go into the pier which has daily sailings to Arranmore Island. Other amenities include a television, washing and ironing facilities and an indoor fireplace.
Top guest reviewsannette's place was very cleanthe house is clean with plenty of room insidethe house is clean big and with a green space aroundsimple accommodation but caters for all you need and very cleanhouse was comfortable clean and cosy and we really enjoyed our stay
Host:annette is a kind and accurate hostRead more reviewsgreat location near the port
This Airbnb listing is a fully-furnished and well-appointed three-bedroom bungalow that can accommodate up to seven people. The house has an open plan kitchen, a big and comfortable living area with big couches and armchairs. There is a separate sunroom as well with lots of seating space. Additionally, there is plenty of outdoor space for the younger ones to play or elders to relax in the garden. It is only a three-minute walk from the Dungloe town and is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way. All local beaches are only a few minutes away as well.
5 mins drive to Dungloe, on the Wild Atlantic Way
Top guest reviewslovely comfortable house with all amenities you would needvery peaceful and quiet cosy beds for a great nights sleepeverything was clean and nicely presentedthe house was spotless has fantastic space and great bedsnice clean very comfortable family home enjoyed our stay here
Host:amazing host very helpful and did everything we could to make our holiday lovelylouise is a great host very responsive and offers lots of great informationnice place helpful to have quick responses to our needs and help close by if neededRead more reviewslovely house in super location really close to dungloegreat house - family friendly beautiful locationlovely little cottage close to town and beachesbeautiful home in a quiet location just minutes from dungloegreat cottage in a great location
This Airbnb is a newly renovated three-bedroom accommodation located close to the beach and with views of the Atlantic Ocean from the conservatory. It is an ideal base for people wanting to go golfing, windsurfing or hiking. It features modern amenities including satellite television, Wi-Fi, a dishwasher and a washing machine. The house is centrally heated and also has a fireplace. The outdoor area has a large picnic table to enjoy meals while taking in the gorgeous view.
Ocean-view, comfortable home in DonegalDungloe, Donegal, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe house is well laid out with 3 large comfortable bedrooms sleeping 6tara's home is a spacious one floor beautiful home with a sun room with a fabulous viewthe house was spotless comfortable and well maintained with amazing views from the patiowe had everything we needed and more for a comfortable staythe house was spotlessly clean with plenty of spare bedding and towelshouse is spotless & beds really comfortableit is clean and comfortable -- a perfect base for day tripsthis is a beautiful home spotless with everything you need for a perfect staythe house was very bright modern clean spacious comfortable and we felt very much at home
Host:she was insanely responsive and helpful when we had questionstara was a wonderful host we couldn’t have asked for morelocal liason host(kathleen) very helpfulfantastic host tara couldn't have been more accommodating and helpful to usthe caretaker is amazing and available for any and all questionsRead more reviewsthe location was perfect for exploring donegalthe location is great for the beach and the town of dungloelovely house and location we were met by tara's cousin brought to the house and shown everythingthis was a really lovely house so cosy and in a beautiful locationthere were some lovely walks straight from the house and only a short walk to the beach
This apartment has two double bedrooms, a spacious seating room and is located on the third floor of an elegant period building from 1848 that was restored in 2016. The sitting room, however, features the original stone wall and the bog oak beam in the ceiling to give it the rustic charm it once had. The main bedroom also retains its original beautiful little fireplace but it is now for decorative purposes only. The compact kitchenette has a microwave, a toaster, a kettle and a refrigerator while the large and well-appointed bathroom has an electric shower.
The Suite on The Diamond overlooking Donegal TownDonegal Town, County Donegal, Ireland
Top guest reviewsviews if the town centre are wonderful from the living room windowplace was really clean and comfortableit's clean and comfortableisabel was great with communication and the apartment was very cleanisabel's apartment is fantastic extremely clean and stylishvery clean and quiet and worked well for a family of 4
Host:isabel was a great hostisabel is the best host everisabel was very helpful and friendlyisabel was a great host and provided lots of information on where to eat and drinkisabel was pleasant responsive and extremely helpfulRead more reviewsgreat place to stay central to the townstaying in donegal? this apartment located right in the center is a great locationperfect location and great value for a nice place to stay right near donegal castlethe location was excellent right in the centre of towncan't beat the location a lovely spot
Experience a stay in an idyllic country cottage away in the beautiful hills surrounding Dungloe with this one-bedroom Airbnb accommodation. The cottage has a dual aspect double bedroom with views of the lake and mountains, a living room and a basic kitchen along with a garden space. Located in the centre of Donegal, it allows you easy access to the Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park, Aranmore Island and the Fannad Head Lighthouse within an hour’s drive. The location is nestled by a beautiful lake and is secluded atop the Loughsalt mountain. There are many activities that guests can enjoy in and around the area such as cycling, hill walking, surfing, kayaking and the owners can help arrange them with the organisers.
Truly Picture Postcard Lakeside RetreatDungloe, Donegal, IrelandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is perfect cozy and comfortablethis was a comfortable quiet and relaxing stay- i’d love to come backthe room is perfect and collette and her friend are as wellthe house is very clean and quiet
Host:she was a lovely host and made everything so easyshe was a superb host and her local knowledge enhanced our holiday hugelycollette is a fantastic hostit truly is picture postcard lovely to have stayed here great service and response of our host colettecollette is a great host and she's super helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location close to townbeautifully located with ideal walks around the propertya beautiful location for when you want to get off the beaten path and still have a grocery nearbya great place to relax and get away from it allbeautiful location and wonderful hosts
Busy times in July and August at Dungloe
This town especially attracts many tourists during July and August on account of the Mary From Dungloe International Festival so if you’re planning to visit during those months, make sure you book well in advance to avoid any last-minute rush and also enjoy better prices.
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