Discover County Donegal and Northwest Ireland from the Radisson Blu Hotel - Letterkenny
Welcoming guests with warm Irish hospitality, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny is ideally located near the heart of the bustling city, the largest in County Donegal. Convenient for business or pleasure, the hotel also provides guests with the perfect base for exploring the spectacular countryside and coast of North West Ireland.
Boasting 114 well-furnished guest rooms and suites, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny offers an ideal retreat after a full day. Each stylish room offers thoughtful amenities, including Free high-speed, wireless Internet, cable television and coffee and tea provisions. Guests enjoy such four-star amenities as Free high-speed, wireless Internet access and mini bar.
The AA Rosette award-winning TriBeCa Restaurant tempts guests with its award-winning Irish cuisine, prepared with the freshest local ingredients. Raise a glass to Ireland at the cosy Port Bar & Grill, where an extensive menu of beer, wine and spirits accompanies hearty pub favourites. The hotel fitness centre welcomes guests to enjoy its fully-equipped gym and 17-metre lap pool. After an invigorating workout, guests can relax in the steam room or sauna.
Letterkenny town centre offers tourists a host of things to do and see - visit the majestic St. Eunan's Cathedral, wander through the charming Market Square or take a walk along the picturesque Swilly River walkway.
Many visitors also come to explore Glenveagh National Park, just a short drive from the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny. The park covers almost 17 hectares of mountains, lakes and woodland, and includes the 19th century Glenveagh Castle. Visitors will find many things to do in Glenveagh National Park, including self-guided walks, hiking and tours of the castle.
History buffs looking for things to do near Letterkenny should visit Grianan of Aileach, a group of historic monuments in County Donegal. The County Museum in the town centre also boasts a range of local history exhibits. Moreover, there are many popular golf courses in the vicinity, and Letterkenny also offers a wide range of outdoor activities.
Presented during the mid-July holiday period, the Earagail Arts Festival, which is unique to the island of Ireland as the only arts festival to programme across a county, presents a high quality, international programme of arts activities for all ages.
With music, theatre, visual arts, comedy and more, there is bound to be an event that will appeal to your senses. Guests can easily walk to Letterkenny's best shopping and business destinations, and charming heritage and cultural sites are also nearby.
Guests who wish to explore North West Ireland's rugged countryside and the Wild Atlantic Way find that this hotel serves as an ideal base for day trips and much, much more.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny.
Responsible Business - Let's take responsibility
Taking responsibility for the environment and local community has been an important part of the broader commitment of the Rezidor Hotel Group to sustainable development for many years. In 2001, this commitment was fortified and placed within the scope of a programme called Responsible Business (RB).Each hotel has a unique RB Action Plan covering areas such as community outreach, cultural heritage, employee and children’s rights, health and safety and environmental improvements.
The hotels are engaged with both local charity groups and the corporate international charity organisation supported by the Rezidor Hotel Group, the World Childhood Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to defend the rights of the child and promote better living conditions for vulnerable and exploited children all over the world.
RB activities and achievements of this Letterkenny green hotel:
- Battery collection box
- Hosting a mock wedding and an Easter Egg Drop in support of the children's ward at Letterkenny General Hospital
- Hosting the annual Young Artist of the Year award
- Involvement in Tidy Towns Association and other trash pick-up programmes
- Participation in fundraising events for Donegal Hospice and the Renal Patient Comfort Fund at Letterkenny General Hospital
- Putting signs in all guest rooms encouraging water conservation through towel re-use
- Quarterly staff meetings on RB
- Receipt of the Green Hospitality Award since 2010
- Separating plastic, paper and general waste to promote recycling
- Sponsorship of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind
- Staff training in fire events and first aid
ESB ecars, in association with Fáilte Ireland and the Environmental Protection Agency, is providing electric car charge points to 100 green-accredited hotels. The Radisson Blu Letterkenny is proud to be one of them. The initiative is part of a nationwide charging infrastructure roll out and supports the development of green tourism in Ireland. Hotels are ideal for ecar charging during overnight stays, meetings and dining. All participating hotels will be listed on the ESB ecars charge point map.