Inishowen Gateway Hotel

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel in Donegal is a 3 star family property conveniently nestled on the Inishowen peninsula, North East Donegal, an area of outstanding natural beauty with uninterrupted views of the picturesque Lough Swilly and the hidden treasure of Donegal’s stunning landscape.

Positioned at the starting point of the Wild Atlantic Way, Inishowen offers an unrivalled wild and wonderful coastal landscape. Located only a short 15 minute drive from Derry and 30 minutes from Letterkenny, the hotel in Donegal, offers you and your family an ideal base to explore the surrounding area.

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel is perfect for activity family breaks in Ireland.  The hotel is home to Planet Active, a 2000sq ft enclosed indoor kids play zone. This family friendly hotel supervise children from age 4 years and have everything you need to ensure all members of the family are entertained. Enjoy a leisurely game of golf on Buncrana golf course, complimentary to residents, explore the rich culture and heritage of Buncrana by strolling along the Buncrana Heritage Trail or enjoy the golden sandy shores along Lisfannon beach next to the hotel grounds with the children, one of Ireland’s Blue Flag beaches.

As one of only two Buncrana Hotels in the town, The Inishowen Gateway Hotel pride themselves on offering you and your family a warm Donegal family friendly welcome and the very best of hospitality and service throughout your stay.

Family Friendly Deals

Family Fun-Cation 2 Nights Family Break

Enjoy a two night family break or more with a full Irish breakfast each morning and 4 course evening meal each evening and full access to plant active kids club.

All Family fun-cation breaks include 2 sessions per day in the Kids Club – Planet Active, plus 1 workshop followed by our Movie Night each evening. Planet Active is a 2000sq ft indoor enclosed play area with themed play time each evening with the Kid Club Leaders followed by Quiz, talent show or disco during July & August. Complimentary use of the leisure facilities with family fun hour twice daily (kids club closed November)

Find out all about The Inishowen Gateway Hotel Family Packages and Special Offers

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel Facilities

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel offers superb 3 star accommodation with top class rooms and leisure facilities.

Together with 80 well appointed bedrooms, guests can enjoy the Leisure Centre with 20 metre swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna throughout their stay or avail of a beauty treatment whilst taking time out in the relaxation room in the Seagrass Spa & Wellbeing Centre.

With stunning views over lough Swilly, the Peninsula Restaurant offers a choice of menus for guests to avail of during a visit or simply relax in the Lough View Bar with a drink and enjoy one of their many Live Music evenings.

Family Accomodation

All of their family friendly accommodation rooms enjoy modern comfortable decor and furniture. A number of family rooms have stunning panoramic sea views but must be requested when booking and could have a surcharge.

Family rooms offer a mix of doubles and single beds. Many of the family rooms also have space for an additional camp bed or a cot. As standard family rooms consist of either, a double bed, a single bed plus a camp bed or two double beds. Travel cots are also available on request.

Should you require a larger family room to accommodate more than 2 children then please contact the hotel directly as we have a number of extra large family rooms available reserved only for larger families. We also have a number of interconnecting rooms for  additional peace of mind and space depending on your family needs with an additional charge.

Booking  – To make a reservation please call +353 74-936 1144 or email them at [email protected] or you can book on line here through our booking link directly to the The Inishowen Gateway Hotel online reservation or for more information go to their website

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel For Families

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel is a fantastic place to get away with all the family. Delight your children with a Family Funcation break and an out of this world experience in Planet Active and Planet Imagination. They have everything you may need to ensure your stay has everything to keep all members of the family entertained.

Planet Active is an indoor kids zone, where they ensure every child enjoys a world of fun and play when they visit. This Family Friendly hotel, supervise children from age 4 years and offer one free play session per day.

Each evening they run a disco, quiz night or talent show for Mum and Dad to get involved with the kids. Movie Night are also complimentary

Complimentary use of the Leisure Centre with 20m swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, stream room and fully equipped gym to all families staying at The Inishowen Gateway Hotel

Family Attractions In Donegal

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel allows easy access to many superb attractions in Donegal and along The Wild Atlantic Way region during your family holiday or that well deserved family weekend break. Your family will never be short of things to do while on holiday in Ireland, and there are many seasonal events and activities to keep them entertained.

Directions To The Inishowen Gateway Hotel in Donegal

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel in Buncranna, County Donegal nestles on the edges of the Inishowen Peninsula with panoramic views of stunning North Donegal, the fabulous peninsula and its waters and mountains.

For users of Satellite Navigation systems, the GPS coordinates are as follows:

North 55 degrees 7.548 minutes

West 7 degrees 27.39 minutes

Also view the Google Map at top of this page


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