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Boutique Seaside Hotel
This landmark boutique seaside hotel in the town of Buncrana in Inishowen has been operating for well over 30 years and is a favourite with both locals and visitors to Inishowen. The atmosphere is elegant, relaxed and comfortable. Set amidst the spectacular Northern Headlands of the Wild Atlantic Way the Lake of Shadows Hotel can be your journeys beginning or your journeys end. Malin Head, Co. Donegal, a Signature Discovery Point at the start/end of the Wild Atlantic Way is thirty minutes away. Ballyliffin Championship links golf courses, venue for the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open is twenty minutes from the Hotel.
If you're looking to explore Inishowen, The Lake of Shadows is your perfect hotel. 

Ideal Seaside Location

The benefits of sea air have been scientifically proven to help numerous health conditions as well as promoting relaxation and better sleep. A seaside break at the Lake of Shadows Hotel on the Inishowen peninsula can provide a quick health boost both physically and mentally. Walk barefoot in the sand or if you are brave enough go wild swimming in the waters of Lough Swilly.

Wild Atlantic Way

The Lake of Shadows offers an ideal base to explore the surrounding area and the Wild Atlantic Way route.
The Wild Atlantic Way offers explorers a rich haven of scenic routes to follow by travelling along the Inishowen 100.
As one of only two Buncrana Hotels in the town, we pride ourselves on offering all our guests a warm Donegal welcome and the very best of hospitality and service throughout your stay.

Things To Do in Donegal

See below for a link to to Failte Ireland's new directory for attractions, activities & tours throughout Donegal. If you need any recommendations on where to visit during your stay, feel free to contact our team on +353 74 93 61005
Our 23 ensuite bedrooms are decorated in a contemporary style and provide a cosy relaxing space for you to unwind.
We are famous for providing delicious, new and ‘old favourite’ dishes on our brassiere style Bistro menu.
Food & Drink
We have been looking after Bride & Grooms over the past 30 years, so you can be guaranteed the day of your dreams.
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What Customers Say About The Lake of Shadows Hotel

Read what customer's say about The Lake of Shadows Hotel

Lovely hotel.
Very cozy. Room was excellent. Nice pint of Guinness at the bar too. Staff are very nice too. Would highly recommend when in Buncrana.

Colin Farrell
Reviewed 22 April 2022 on Google

Excellent stay!
Lovely hotel. Very cozy atmosphere. Room was excellent. Had a great sleep. Nice pint of Guinness at the bar. Staff are very friendly. I would highly recommend staying when in Buncrana. Will definitely be back. Excellent location too for exploring the town.

Reviewed 17 April 2022 on TripAdvisor

Lovely, family friendly hotel.
Smashing hotel. Booked at the last minute and so glad we stayed. Food was lovely and plenty on the plate. Room was clean and comfortable and the staff were so helpful. Location is also excellent about 10 minutes from the beach. Lovely hotel, great room and food. Well worth a visit.

Reviewed 28 October 2021 on TripAdvisor

The Lake of Shadows Hotel Location

The Lake of Shadows is ideally located in Buncrana, Donegal

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