The Donard

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Overview of The Donard

The Donard

3.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
29 Main Street, Newcastle, Northern Ireland, BT33 0AD

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNewcastle Beach6 min walk
  • Popular LocationTollymore Forest Park10 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal County Down Golf Course12 min walk
  • AirportBelfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City)44 min drive

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About this area


The Donard is located in Newcastle. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Mourne Mountains and Strangford and Lecale, while Downpatrick & County Down Railway and Down County Museum are cultural highlights. Tollymore National Outdoor Centre and Seaforde Tropical Butterfly House are also worth visiting. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as fishing and other activities like birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Tollymore National Outdoor Centre - 5 min walk
  • Newcastle Beach - 6 min walk
  • Tollymore Forest Park - 10 min walk
  • Royal County Down Golf Course - 12 min walk
  • Murlough National Nature Reserve - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City) - 44 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • Venue 1 – Restaurant with a bar.

About this property

The Donard

3-star hotel with restaurant and coffee shop/café
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include wedding services. This hotel has 19 rooms.
The Donard offers 19 forms of accommodation.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 restaurant and 1 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

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Check-in from 2:30 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM


Dogs and cats welcome

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
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
This property accepts credit cards and cash

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Donard Hotel
Donard Hotel Newcastle
Donard Newcastle
Donard Hotel Newcastle, Northern Ireland
Donard Hotel
The Donard Hotel
The Donard Newcastle
The Donard Hotel Newcastle

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 111 out of 244 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 88 out of 244 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 28 out of 244 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 13 out of 244 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 244 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was over and above what i expected for the price, the hotel has every amenitie on the doorstep it was very clean and fresh the room was very comfortable and quiet even though it is on the main street ,the breakfast was lovely the staf were so polite and helpful. Would definitely stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
I like the location and the staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The colour scheme is quite 'urban' and dark. It has recently been refurbished, very eclectic but clean.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with pets, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff excellent and friendly. Food vjhoice limited.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2021