Donegal House Irish Hotel

Donegal House Irish Hotel




44 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

66 Basic Camping

9 Kaikoura



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Georgie's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Excellent spot to stop for the night - free for a non-powered campervan site, which given the quality of the place is pretty amazing. Showers cost 2 x $2 coins and there are toilets for everyone to use. The pub was cosy with a log fire and the staff lovely and friendly. Would highly recommend staying here!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Donegal Irish Pub is a few minutes drive out of town. Unpowered sites were free, powered sites $20.00. We pulled up here on a freezing, windy, rainy evening. The pub was lovely, great atmosphere and roaring fire. Showers were $2, but unfortunately didn't work when we were there. Very pretty location.

Reviewed about 1 month ago and experienced in June 2019

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Eve's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great place. Free over night for self contained with no power or only $20 with.
The pub is great. Great price, good pints and the food looked good. Huge roaring fire which our kids loved as toasty warm.
Amazing views.
Good little kids play area outside
Highly recommend
Thank you

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Alice's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Best place we’ve stayed! Awesome having a free and safe spot with flushing toilets! Definitely get your moneys worth with $4 showers. Great views and close to town. We’ll be back!

Reviewed 2 months ago

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Xiang Long Ng


Ranking: 10/10

Stayed on unpowered site. Water and toilets were available and near. Food in the pub was fantastic. Woke up to views of horses. Absolutely great that it's free. Would stay here again if given the chance.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Margaret's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Are you in Kaikoura, checking out the free site by the beach in the pouring rain, imagining a shivering cold night ahead? Stop what you’re doing and roll over to Donegal House! It is FREE if you don’t require power, and their pub has a roaring warm fire that you can warm yourself by for hours, with a comforting pint, before you tuck yourself into your beloved van. We did, and we couldn’t have been happier about it.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Tim L

Ranking: 10/10

I found this location to be excellent, I almost feel guilty that we stayed for free. But I got over it. Friendly folks, very interesting history of the place and we found the restaurant food to be excellent. Plus the wife did have a regular Coke which I sampled and tasted very good. I assume the Coke is made with sugar and not corn suryup like it is in the US.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Stefan Miedzinski


Ranking: 10/10

Very nice place, free toilet, shower 4$, very good food, and very much places available. Non powered is free. And a nice few in the morning.

Reviewed 7 months ago