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The Strand Hotel

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Building design
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Twin Room | Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Strand Hotel

The Strand Hotel

2.0 star property

8.6/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Laundry
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Ballyliffin, Inishowen, Ballyliffin, County Donegal

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBallyliffin Golf Course4 min drive
  • Popular LocationGlenevin Waterfall8 min drive
  • Popular LocationCarrickbrackey Castle15 min drive
  • AirportLondonderry (LDY-City of Derry)58 min drive

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About this area

Ballyliffin

Located in Ballyliffin, The Strand Hotel is next to a golf course and near the beach. Carrickbrackey Castle and Fort Dunree are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Five Fingers Strand and Malin Head. Scuba diving offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with horse riding, hiking/biking trails and rock climbing nearby.

What's nearby

  • Ballyliffin Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Glenevin Waterfall - 8 min drive
  • Doagh Famine Village - 11 min drive
  • Five Fingers Strand - 11 min drive
  • Carrickbrackey Castle - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Londonderry (LDY-City of Derry) - 58 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ballyliffin Townhouse - 4 min walk
  • Rusty Nail - 6 min drive
  • Bridge Street Cafe - 10 min drive
  • The Sportsman Inn - 10 min drive
  • McGonagle's Bar - 10 min drive

About this property

The Strand Hotel

Hotel next to a golf course
Located close to Ballyliffin Golf Course and Carrickbrackey Castle, The Strand Hotel provides free full breakfast, 36 holes of golf and a terrace. Tee up with amenities, such as golf lessons, a golf clubhouse and a golf pro shop, at this hotel. The on-site Irish cuisine restaurant, The Glashedy, features ocean views and light fare. In addition to an art gallery on site and a garden, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • Free self-parking
  • A gift shop, a lift and a front desk safe
  • A 24-hour front desk, meeting rooms and a TV in the lobby
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the dining options, breakfast and overall value
Room features
All 35 rooms include amenities such as free WiFi.
More amenities include:
  • Showers, free toiletries and hairdryers
  • TVs with cable channels
  • Free infant beds, coffee/tea makers and heating

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8 AM–10:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • The Glashedy

Things to do

  • 36 holes of golf
  • Art gallery
  • Private picnics

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf lessons with a pro
  • Golf pro shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Lift
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Romance packages available
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 7 October 2022 to 1 January 2024 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
1 child, up to the age of 4 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 25.0 per night.
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 25.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
Parties and events are allowed on site
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 2 stars.

Property is also known as

Strand Hotel Inishowen
Strand Inishowen
Strand Hotel Ballyliffin
Strand Ballyliffin
The Strand Hotel Hotel
The Strand Hotel Ballyliffin
The Strand Hotel Hotel Ballyliffin

Frequently asked questions

Is The Strand Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at The Strand Hotel?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Strand Hotel?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at The Strand Hotel?

Checkout is at 11:30 AM.

Where is The Strand Hotel located?

Situated in Ballyliffin, this golf hotel is 1.5 mi (2.3 km) from Ballyliffin Golf Course, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Doagh Famine Village and Five Fingers Strand. Carrickbrackey Castle and Fort Dunree are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Strand Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Strand Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Strand Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Reviews

8.6

Excellent

Rating 10 - Excellent. 51 out of 100 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 51%
Rating 8 - Good. 34 out of 100 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 34%
Rating 6 - Okay. 10 out of 100 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 10%
Rating 4 - Poor. 2 out of 100 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 2%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 3 out of 100 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 3%

8.7/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

8.1/10

Amenities

7.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.9/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Excellent

Geraldine

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

8/10 Good

Helen

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Patricia

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Margaret

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

8/10 Good

Garry

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent

Maryanne, Barrhead

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
10 min walk to the beach. Easy to find. 15 min drive to small castle ruins. 35 min drive to malin head.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent

Samuel paul

Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

10/10 Excellent

Sean

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful spot guys Donegal for Sam
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

10/10 Excellent

John

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

10/10 Excellent

Rachel

Travelled with family, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022