The Inishowen Gateway Hotel in Donegal is a three-star property located on the Inishowen peninsula, North East Donegal, an area of outstanding natural beauty and the hidden treasure of Donegal’s stunning landscape. Located only a short 15 minute drive from Derry and 30 minutes from Letterkenny, our Hotel in Donegal offers an ideal base to explore the surrounding area and the Wild Atlantic Way route.

We are one of the few Donegal Hotels near to the Beach, situated overlooking Lisfannon Beach, Lough Swilly and Buncrana Harbour where the Swilly Ferry departs and arrives from daily. 

Together with 80 well appointed bedrooms our guests can enjoy our Leisure Centre with 20 metre swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna throughout their stay.


 Seagrass Wellbeing Centre has a range of luxurious pamper treatments on offer, focusing on wellbeing and aided with various technology such as our Infrared Sauna and PEMF Therapy bed. Why not indulge in a little pampering with our range of facials and massages and afterwards take some time in our Relaxation Room with your own headphones to listen to music or a meditation. View our Pamper Packages.

With stunning views over Lough Swilly, our Peninsula Restaurant offers a choice of menus for guests to avail of during a visit to our fabulous property, or simply relax in our Loughview Bar with a drink and enjoy one of our many Live Music evenings. The Inishowen Gateway Hotel is a fantastic place to get away with all the family.


This hotel in Donegal is perfect for activity breaks in Ireland. Enjoy a leisurely game of golf at Buncrana Golf Club, complimentary to residents (subject to availability), 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.

 We are one of the Best Towns to stay in Donegal with Buncrana Town within walking distance which offers an array of shops and cafes to browse during your stay.

 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.


The fabulous scenic surroundings, outdoor activities, golf, and walking are the ingredients to make your stay one of the most relaxing in Donegal.

   Tickets to Wild Ireland    Hot Chocolate & Cookies
Santa & the Bears
    Meet Santa    Gift included