Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Dungloe, Ireland - Updated 2021

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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!

1. Stylish studio suite on the Wild Atlantic Way (from USD 132)

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 TUB
Dungloe , County Donegal, Ireland
108 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely studio apartment with beautiful views out over the donegal hills
wonderful apartment at the top of a small hill overlooking the main street great view
everything we needed for a comfortable stay was available to us including a really comfortable bed
we had a lovely stay in tricia's apartment
Cleanliness:
contained everything we needed clean and bright
great accommodation clean and comfy
well kept clean very well furnished
clean fresh and welcoming
tricia's place is clean and lovely
Host:
brilliant hosts so friendly and made us feel at home
nice place - nice owners
tricia was a most excellent host
tricia was a great host very welcoming and accommodating with all our requests
tricia and neil are great hosts
Location:
walking distance to food and entertainment
the location was absolutely great for the purpose of my visit
great place and great location
fantastic location only minutes from restaurants and bars
a great apartment in a great location and wonderful town
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2. Modern and beautiful two-bedroom suite on the Wild Atlantic Way (from USD 168)

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 TUB
87 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i would definitely book the room again and 100% recommendation
probably the most comfortable accommodation we slept in during our one-week tour of ireland
greg place great hosts - pity about the wifi
tricia had warmly prepared our rooms and warmly welcomed
Cleanliness:
the place was spotlessly clean and well looked after
the apartment was well equipped very clean and spacious
clean and roomy for 4 people
very nice apartment very clean quiet and comfortable
lovely warm clean place
Host:
tricia was a lovely host
lovely friendly hosts and a wonderful welcome
the host is also very nice and provided us with everything we needed
tricia and her husband were the nicest hosts ever
the hosts are welcoming friendly and thoughtful 10/10
Location:
perfect location everything within a short walking distance
lovely place ideal location
cute space very close to the main street of dungloe
great apartment in a fantastic scenic location
great location in beautiful donegal
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3. A sea view retreat in a terraced house close to the Main Street (from USD 57)

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 Street
Dungloe, Donegal, Ireland
112 reviews Superhost
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was extremely clean and comfortable and had all the amenities we needed and more
the cottage is as described; the kitchen/dining room is particularly spacious and well equipped
beds were comfortable and the house has most everything one would need save for wifi
well located with a view of the bay and a nice kitchen for making our meals
we had a lovely relaxing weekend and there was more than enough room for the 5 of us
Cleanliness:
house is clean comfortable cosy and furnished tastefully
very clean very comfortable and would definitely stay again
it was clean homely and very well priced a great place to stay
house is in great shape very clean
the house was clean and tidy and had everything we needed so overall very happy
Host:
gemma was very helpful at every stage of the journey
lovely in every way and the hosts are great
the owner was very quick to reply to queries and gave good info on local amenities
food was beautiful and staff lovely
gemma is an excellent host and responds quickly and always checks that everything is ok
Location:
very good location very close to the town
the location is great and only a short walk from town
idyllic location superb cozy cottage
very good location for seeing the gaeltacht
easy walking distance into dungloe town
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4. Small and stylish B&B with sea views (from USD 80)

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-view
Dungloe, Donegal, Ireland
77 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bungalow 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tea/coffee was made available in the room and breakfast was great
the rooms are comfortable warm and nicely set out
the full fry irish breakfast was fantastic 10 out of 10
the bed was not the most comfortable but it wasn't terrible and everything else was great
her breakfasts were wonderful with everything prepared to your personal taste
Cleanliness:
clean and cosy rooms good breakfast
the accomodation was very clean and beautiful so bright and very spacious
the room was impeccably clean comfortable and very homely
nice clean place with a delicious breakfast
the bed was very comfortable indeed with linens and bath towels fresh and clean
Host:
marie was a wonderful host
marie was a wonderful host
marie was an wonderful host
marie was a very welcoming host
marie was an excellent host
Location:
marie's location is beautiful
the location is good two steps from the sea and really close to center town
marie’s house is in a great location walking distance to the town and picturesque setting
great location nice room and outstanding hospitality
this is an excellent place to stay just a short walk to the town
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5. Family house overlooking the Swan lake (from USD 137)

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 View
34 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable house with enough space for us 5 a nice fire stove for cosy evenings
there is a good size dining kitchen with cooker microwave washing machine and all crockery and cutlery provided
Cleanliness:
the house was very clean und new
the place was clean throughout
place was clean with outstanding views
the 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 needed
Location:
it's the ideal place to stay when visiting donegal
we loved walking to maghery beach it is just beautiful
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6. Three-bedroom family home with large garden (from USD 86)

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.

Island view
24 reviews
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
annette's place was very clean
the house is clean with plenty of room inside
the house is clean big and with a green space around
simple accommodation but caters for all you need and very clean
house was comfortable clean and cosy and we really enjoyed our stay
Host:
annette is a kind and accurate host
Location:
great location near the port
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7. Three-bedroom accommodation close to all beaches (from USD 103)

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
28 reviews
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely comfortable house with all amenities you would need
very peaceful and quiet cosy beds for a great nights sleep
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and nicely presented
the house was spotless has fantastic space and great beds
nice clean very comfortable family home enjoyed our stay here
Host:
amazing host very helpful and did everything we could to make our holiday lovely
louise is a great host very responsive and offers lots of great information
nice place helpful to have quick responses to our needs and help close by if needed
Location:
lovely house in super location really close to dungloe
great house - family friendly beautiful location
lovely little cottage close to town and beaches
beautiful home in a quiet location just minutes from dungloe
great cottage in a great location
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8. Ocean-view three-bedroom house in Donegal

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 Donegal
Dungloe, Donegal, Ireland
52 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is well laid out with 3 large comfortable bedrooms sleeping 6
tara's home is a spacious one floor beautiful home with a sun room with a fabulous view
the house was spotless comfortable and well maintained with amazing views from the patio
we had everything we needed and more for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
the house was spotlessly clean with plenty of spare bedding and towels
house is spotless & beds really comfortable
it is clean and comfortable -- a perfect base for day trips
this is a beautiful home spotless with everything you need for a perfect stay
the 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 questions
tara was a wonderful host we couldn’t have asked for more
local liason host(kathleen) very helpful
fantastic host tara couldn't have been more accommodating and helpful to us
the caretaker is amazing and available for any and all questions
Location:
the location was perfect for exploring donegal
the location is great for the beach and the town of dungloe
lovely house and location we were met by tara's cousin brought to the house and shown everything
this was a really lovely house so cosy and in a beautiful location
there were some lovely walks straight from the house and only a short walk to the beach
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9. Beautiful two-bedroom apartment in a 1848 building, recently renovated

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 Town
Donegal Town, County Donegal, Ireland
42 reviews
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
views if the town centre are wonderful from the living room window
Cleanliness:
place was really clean and comfortable
it's clean and comfortable
isabel was great with communication and the apartment was very clean
isabel's apartment is fantastic extremely clean and stylish
very clean and quiet and worked well for a family of 4
Host:
isabel was a great host
isabel is the best host ever
isabel was very helpful and friendly
isabel was a great host and provided lots of information on where to eat and drink
isabel was pleasant responsive and extremely helpful
Location:
great place to stay central to the town
staying in donegal? this apartment located right in the center is a great location
perfect location and great value for a nice place to stay right near donegal castle
the location was excellent right in the centre of town
can't beat the location a lovely spot
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10. Idyllic country cottage nestled near the lake

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 Retreat
Dungloe, Donegal, Ireland
108 reviews Superhost
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is perfect cozy and comfortable
this was a comfortable quiet and relaxing stay- i’d love to come back
the room is perfect and collette and her friend are as well
Cleanliness:
the house is very clean and quiet
Host:
she was a lovely host and made everything so easy
she was a superb host and her local knowledge enhanced our holiday hugely
collette is a fantastic host
it truly is picture postcard lovely to have stayed here great service and response of our host colette
collette is a great host and she's super helpful
Location:
great location close to town
beautifully located with ideal walks around the property
a beautiful location for when you want to get off the beaten path and still have a grocery nearby
a great place to relax and get away from it all
beautiful location and wonderful hosts
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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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Mehak is a young student from India majoring in Finance. Travelling is something that has always fascinated her, she intends to solo travel the world. She enjoys reading about anything and...Read more

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