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The Donard

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Traditional Double Room, Ensuite (Doubleroom)
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Overview of The Donard

The Donard

3.0 star property
3-star Newcastle hotel with bar/lounge

8.4/10 Very good

267 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Bar
29 Main Street, Newcastle, Northern Ireland, BT33 0AD

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City) - 62 min drive


  • Great Jones - 2 min walk
  • Quinns Bar - 3 min walk
  • Base Coffee Company - 9 min walk
  • Niki’s Kitchen Café - 11 min walk
  • O'Hares Newcastle - 12 min walk

About this property

The Donard

Enjoy your visit to Newcastle with a stay at The Donard. Guests can keep active with nearby mountain biking.



At a glance

Hotel size

  • 19 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:30 PM until anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Free WiFi in public areas

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Fishing nearby


  • Wedding services


  • English

Fees & policies


<p>This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.</p><p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p> This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly). </p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Donard Hotel Newcastle
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Donard Hotel
The Donard Hotel
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The Donard Hotel Newcastle

Frequently asked questions

Does The Donard offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Donard does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Donard?
You can check in from 2:30 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
What is there to do at The Donard and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling, fishing and horse riding. Additional recreation nearby includes birdwatching.
Are there restaurants at or near The Donard?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Quinns Bar (3-min walk), Base Coffee Company (9-min walk) and Niki’s Kitchen Café (11-min walk).
What's the area around The Donard like?
The Donard is a short 6-minute walk from Newcastle Beach and 10 minutes' walk from Tollymore Forest Park.



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10/10 Exceptional

P, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fergal, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Paul, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Robert, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Jefferson, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Staff were very friendly and helpful. We had an amazing nights sleep but unfortunately breakfast was poor. No cereal options, our eggs were hard. Bacon fatty!
Maria, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mark, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Bernadette, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

James, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Pamela, 1-night family trip
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