Traditional Irish Warmth with a Modern Twist

Accommodation at The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel

The hotel, steeped in history, was established in 1838 and has evolved over the years to a beautiful 49 en-suite bedroom boutique hotel.


Destination Ardara for your Wedding Day

We are delighted that you are considering celebrating your wedding at The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel.

Your Tailor Made Wedding

Let us know your needs or, if you prefer, we can offer suggestions, in any case we will make your special day an unforgettable one.

Wedding Accommodation

The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel has 49 en-suite bedrooms and, of course, our beautiful new Wedding Suite, decorated elegantly.

Weavers Suite Ballroom

Our recently re-furbished Weavers Suite Ballroom can accommodate up to 200 guests for a superb wedding reception.

Beautiful Ardara Scenery

Ardara is surrounded by magnificent scenery that can help you create a unique wedding album or video, our wedding planner will help you to find just the right spot.

Start turning your dreams into reality and contact Claire on 074 95 41103 or email

Escape to The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel, Ardara, Co. Donegal for your Wedding Day.

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Donegal Attractions & Activities

Donegal has always been a place like no other, it is the necklace of jewels on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.

Wild Atlantic Way

Nestled in a valley surrounded by spectacular scenery along Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way, the Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel is an ideal haven to relax after a day exploring all that this unique coastline has to offer.

Ardara Heritage Town

Ardara is situated close to the small River Owentocher. This heritage town is a major centre for the manufacture of hand-woven tweed with several shops along the main street selling tweeds and hand-knitted sweaters.

Golf in Donegal

It’s a golfers paradise here with Narin and Portnoo Golf Club a mere 10 minutes’ drive from the hotel. Considered by many to be one of the finest natural and scenic 18 hole links courses in Ireland with breath taking views over Gweebarra Bay. It is situated in the amazing seaside resort of Narin with its beautiful beach.

Ardara Activities

Donegal is just bursting with adventure – it’s in our blood! Whether you and your family are full of adventure or just want to savour our beauty, Ardara is the place to come and base yourself in our homely hotel which is strategically placed to explore the Wild Atlantic Way.

Enjoy Dining at The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel

Whether you are strolling past and just feel like a lite bite to eat or if you would prefer a banquet fit for a a King,
we can cater for all appetites at The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel

Ramblers Bar

Ramblers Bar

Pop in and enjoy the warm and cosy atmosphere of our newly refurbished Ramblers Bar & Restaurant. Our Head Chef Francis presents freshly prepared traditional dishes from a varied menu that will suit all tastes and budgets.
The weather along Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way can be bracing so what could be better than enjoying the heat from a solid fuel stove, sitting at the bar enjoying one of our many craft beers, gins or a warm smooth creamy Irish Coffee.

Ramblers Bar

Ramblers Restaurant

Ramblers Restaurant

Overlooking the main street of Ardara, enjoy a more formal and intimate dining experience in our Ramblers Restaurant.

Our Head Chef Francis prides himself in producing the finest cuisine from local produce for either A La Carte or Table D’hote menus. We also have a menu especially for the ‘little ones’ with dishes and treats they will love. Top it off with one of our chosen wine selections.

Ramblers Restaurant

The Weavers Suite

The Weavers Suite

At The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel the recently refurbished Weavers Suite can cater for up to 200 people dining or lots more for dances and concerts. It’s an ideal venue for any event.

We can create a unique atmosphere to suit your occasion with our bar service and state of the art lighting and sound systems.

The Weavers Suite

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What Customers Say About The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel

Read what customer's say about The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel


“Had the best time at the Nesbitt Arms. Every staff member made me feel welcome and cared for. The location was perfect, and the room was comfortable, spotless and well appointed. Good food in the pub and restaurant. (Best fish chowder ever!) A great place to stay when seeing the Wild Atlantic Way.”

– Mary Jo – United States 


“Overall very happy with our stay at the Nesbitt Arms. The room was a good size, soundproof and neat and tidy. The staff was helpful and very down to earth. The breakfast was good and kept us going much of the day. The location worked perfectly for the Cup o Tae festival.”

– Geoff Brock – ON, Canada 

More About The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel

The Nesbitt Arms is a charming family run boutique hotel located in the heart of County Donegal.

Ardara Town

The Heritage Town of Ardara is nestled in a valley surrounded by magnificent scenery on Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way. The boutique hotel, steeped in history, was established in 1838 and has evolved over the years to a beautiful 49 en-suite bedroom hotel.

Idyllic Location

Few hotels in Donegal can match the idyllic location the Nesbitt Arms has to offer, making it the perfect base to discover the beauty of County Donegal. Take the staggeringly beautiful drive through the Glengesh Pass to the peaceful and picturesque town of Glencolmcille. Explore the rugged Atlantic coastline, take a walk on one of our many local beaches or take in the breathtaking views from the top of Slieve League, Europe’s highest marine cliffs.

Attractions & Activities

The Nesbitt Arms is only an hour’s drive from the second largest National Park in Ireland, Glenveagh. There are many attractions and activities in the locality to suit all visitors.

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Discover the Beauty of Ardara on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, The Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel (established 1838) provides the perfect base for touring Donegal