Hotels in Buncrana, Ireland

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Buncrana, Ireland
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Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Buncrana:$124/night
Cheapest price found:$75/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$90 - $176
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$72 - $176
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Buncrana hotels

Inishowen Gateway Hotel
8.4 Excellent
Railway Road, Buncrana, Ireland
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0.9 km from city centre, Buncrana, Ireland 

Offering horse riding, hiking and fishing, Inishowen Gateway Hotel is an ideal setting for an adventurous weekend away and showcases views of Buncrana. It also provides a Jacuzzi, a sauna and free Wi-Fi.

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The Harbour Inn
9.2 Excellent
Derry Road, Buncrana, Ireland
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2.0 km from city centre, Buncrana, Ireland 

This comfortable hotel in Buncrana offers free wireless internet, as well as luggage storage and a swimming pool. It is ideal for families in search of a beach holiday.

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Where to stay in Buncrana

About Buncrana

Buncrana is a coastal town where you can discover sandy beaches, centuries-old forts and ruined castles. Stretch your legs on scenic coastal walks and explore the ruins of a Napoleonic fortress. Buncrana is also a great launchpad to explore the Inishowen Peninsula.

Things to do in Buncrana

Swan Park stretches along the banks of the Cran River features a romantic arched stone bridge. Look for seals swimming in the river as you cross. Kids love searching for the carved animals and secret fairy houses hidden in the trees.

Swim, sunbathe and search for shells on Buncrana Beach. The beach is fringed by an arc of gold sand and is a lovely place to spend a few hours. In summer, ice cream vans park along the main road and serve colourful scoops.

Follow the Buncrana Shore Path and enjoy stunning coastal views. The three-kilometre trail skirts the banks of Lough Swilly, a glacier-carved fjord fed by the Atlantic Ocean. Along the way, you’ll pass deserted beaches and historic forts.

Ned's Point Fort is perched on a rocky headland and features limestone walls, towers and gun emplacements built in the early 1800s. Walk around the ruins of the Napoleonic fortress and take in superb views over Lough Swilly.

In addition to being spectacularly beautiful, the Inishowen Peninsula is an important habitat for birds. Species from around the world flock to the protected bays and inlets around Buncrana to nest, fish and recoup. There’s a good chance to spot Eider ducks, buzzards, peregrine falcons and if you’re lucky, rare species like the corn crake.

Getting around Buncrana

Buncrana is pedestrian-friendly and easy to get around on foot. Rental cars offer the freedom to visit Buncrana and explore the Inishowen Peninsula at your own pace. Buncrana is in County Donegal, a 30-minute drive from Londonderry and Letterkenny.

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  • What are the best hotels in Buncrana?

    Inishowen Gateway Hotel, rated with a score of 8.4 from 722 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Buncrana. Other top stays include The Harbour Inn, with an average rating of 9.2 from 1,185 reviewers, and Town Clock Guesthouse, with a score of 8.1 from 157 reviewers.