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Overview of Carnaween House

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Carnaween House

4 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNarin Beach7 min walk
    Popular LocationLough Doon4 min drive
    Popular LocationDooey Beach22 min drive
    AirportDonegal (CFN)37 min drive

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Standard Double Room, Sea View

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Standard Double Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Basic Double Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Single Room

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Double Room (Small)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Family Room

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed

Superior Double Room, Sea View

No guest room rating
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Twin Room

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Double Room (Tiny)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area


Located in Naran, Carnaween House is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Narin Beach and Lough Doon, while St Connells Cultural and Heritage Museum and Killybegs Maritime and Heritage Visitor Centre are cultural highlights.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Narin Beach - 7 min walk
  • Lough Doon - 4 min drive
  • Sandfield Pitch and Putt Course - 6 min drive
  • Owenea Bridge Standing Stone - 10 min drive
  • Dooey Beach - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Donegal (CFN) - 37 min drive


  • Carnaween House - 8 min walk
  • Eileens - 6 min drive
  • Doherty's - 10 min drive
  • Green House Bar - 10 min drive
  • Nancy's - 10 min drive

About this property

Carnaween House

4-star guesthouse with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free guesthouse has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
Carnaween House offers 9 forms of accommodation. This Naran guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8:30 AM–11 AM: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 5 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (once per stay)

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Shower

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



Check-in from 2 PM - 10:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 30, per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of EUR 30.0 per stay
Dogs only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: EUR 30.0 per stay
  • Pet fee: EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay
  • Cleaning/housekeeping/linen fee: EUR 7.50 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

National rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Carnaween House Guesthouse Naran
Carnaween House Naran
Carnaween House Naran
Carnaween House Guesthouse
Carnaween House Guesthouse Naran

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Carnaween House and receive a full refund?
Yes, Carnaween House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Carnaween House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Carnaween House pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. There's a deposit of EUR 30.0 per stay and a fee of EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay.
How much is parking at Carnaween House?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Carnaween House?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 10:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Carnaween House?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Carnaween House located?
Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Narin Beach and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Lough Doon. Sandfield Pitch and Putt Course and Tramore Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 9 out of 20 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 6 out of 20 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 20 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 20 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 20 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
so much potential
It wouldn’t have taken much for this place to have been perfect. It’s a beautiful location with fabulous views. However the room was disgusting, there was some awful staining on wall that to me meant the room was not in a fit state to be let out. When asked to be moved the manager didn’t even come to me to explain there was no rooms available, instead sent someone to say they are waiting to be painted. Not good enough! The restaurant was just ok, again wouldn’t have taken much to be brilliant, asked for a sea view and given issues on check in would have expected to be given best seat in the house, however we were placed in the back corner of restaurant, no atmosphere and to make matters worse, the food was under seasoned and just ok! Not what was expected when paying a premium. I’m all for supporting local businesses but not when given a subpar experience.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

2/5 Poor

Couldn't have dinner there...imagine booking a place to stay and not being able to have dinner...poor place so don't bother
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Sea view lockdown escape
My wife and I stayed in Carnaween for two nights as a staycation in Ireland after the Covid lockdown. The location was perfect, right on the beach and with stunning views. The rooms, while small, were comfortable and modern. The hotel did show some signs of deterioration; rust in the bathroom on the mirror and the taps which was unfortunate. The food was excellent but again slightly let down on the terrace where, whilst eating al fresco during a chilly night there was no heaters on the patio. We are provided with some lap blankets though which was much appreciated. The staff were extremely helpful and pleasant during the stay and we’ll definitely be back.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

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