24 refurbished en-suite bedrooms offering excellent facilities

Rooms At The Gateway Lodge

The Gateway Lodge offers guests the choice of multiple room configurations to suit their individual requirements.


Blas @thegateway

Blas Restaurant at The Gateway Lodge Awarded Best In Ireland at the Good Food Awards 2017

Blas restaurant is located within The Gateway Lodge on the ground floor of the original Drumcliffe house dating from the early 1800's. The restaurant has been lovingly restored with an emphasis on retaining as many original features as possible and all of its charm.

While staying with us you can sample from our award winning menus beginning with a fantastic breakfast menu sure to please everyone followed by an equally superb lunch and light dinner menu, all served daily from 8am - 5pm.

Awarded Best In Ireland at the Good Food awards 2017.

Things To See & Do

There are a wealth of things to see & do in Donegal Town and the surrounding areas, check out the highlights below

Donegal Castle

Built by the O'Donnell chieftain in the 15th century, beside the River Eske, the Castle has extensive 17th century additions by Sir Basil Brooke. Donegal castle is located in the centre of Donegal town, a mere 2 minutes walk from The Gateway Lodge.

Surfing in Donegal

Donegal has an abundance of beaches to try out your sea legs or for the more experienced surfer plenty of challenging surfs.

Golfing in Donegal

Donegal is home to no fewer than 17 golf courses, each one more beautiful than the last. Challenge yourself on some of the most scenic links courses in Europe which are consistently ranked in Irelands top 10.

Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh National Park is a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness of rugged mountains, pristine lakes, tumbling waterfalls and enchanted native oak woodland in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the north west of County Donegal.