We have been offered for sale the Nesbitt Arms Hotel located on the Main Street, Ardara, Co. Donegal.

Established in 1838, the Nesbitt Arms Hotel is a very fine establishment in the heritage town of Ardara right in the centre of County Donegal.  The hotel comprises of 49 bedrooms, the Weavers Ballroom and the Conal Haughey Suite.  The hotel which is a Failte Ireland 3-star and has been totally refurbished in recent times, offers a lot of charm and is currently family owned.

The hotel which is a four storey building.  The ground Floor  comprises of a spacious reception area to include the Office, the Ramblers Bar and Restaurant, Ladies & Gents Toilets, Weavers Function Room, spacious Kitchen, Storage and Service facilities.  The first floor contains 13 guest en-suite bedrooms,  a Meeting Room, Dining/Function Room and Ladies & Gents Toilets.  The 2nd and 3rd Floors comprise of 18 guest en-suite Bedrooms all tastefully decorated and furnished.  There is a a small Yard and a Basement to the rear of the Hotel which is used as a Plant Room.

The Ground Floor measures approximately 710 Sq Metres
The First Floor measures approximately 625 Sq Metres
The 2nd Floor measures approximately 625 Sq Metres
The 3rd Floor measures approximately 613 Sq Metres

The Hotel has enjoyed a great business down the years whether its Festivals, Weddings, going for a bite to eat or just a relaxing weekend, the Hotel excels in the service of Food, Drink and Accommodation.  Ardara being a tourist town and a solid base to explore Donegal to places in close proximity: Portnoo, Maghera Caves & Beach, Assaranca Waterfall, Lough Doon Fort, Glengesh Pass, Slieve League, Killybegs, Donegal Town to name but a few.

Ardara is known for its tweeds and woolen industry and boasts some quaint and beautiful knitwear and tweed shops.  The Town hosts a variety of Festivals each year with one every month bringing huge crowds to the area from Country & Western, Traditional Music to Jiving and Set Dancing.  The are also offers beaches, walking trails both around the town and out in the countryside as well as cycling, horse riding and exploring the area by car.

Local Schools are located close by as well as Gallaghers Bakery who employ a huge number of people.

Ardara is only 29 km from Donegal Town, 55 km from Letterkenny, 51 km from Ballybofey, 88 km from Derry, 206 km from Belfast and 253 km from Dublin and Carrickfin Airport is only 45 minutes away.

The new Distillery recently opened will be of a huge visitor boost to the area.

Viewing is strictly by appointment only by contacting:

Stephen McCahill
McCahill McNelis Auctioneers.
Mobile: 087 2424590
Email: glenardfish@gmail.com

Tony Morrissey
Lisney Estate Agents
Tel: 01 632700
Email: tmorrissey@lisney.com


Property Features

  • Dance Licence
  • Full 7-Day Licence
  • Registered as a 3 Star Hotel
  • Title is Freehold