Donegal House Irish Hotel

Donegal House Irish Hotel




41 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

71 Basic Camping

10 Kaikoura



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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 6 days 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 about 1 month ago

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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 3 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 4 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 5 months ago

Vincent's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Great place for a stay!
Clean facilities, friendly people and non powered sites are free! :-)
Good pub/restaurant with a.o. Guinness on tap and if you like Irisch pub food, this is home with a mountain view.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Aisling's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

What a gem! We stayed in a non powered site for 4 nights completely free. Showers are 4 dollars for 4 minutes in really nice well maintained bathrooms. Plenty of places to site by the duck pond. Great place for food and a drink. There is drinking water but it was really warm so we just filled up our water in the isite in town each evening

Reviewed 6 months ago

Katie's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

Can't complain free camping site coz its free. But we don't like food there. They don't have coke only coke zero.

Reviewed 7 months ago