Best Staycations in Ireland

Best Staycations in Ireland

Though many holiday and travel plans have been interrupted, staycations in Ireland are on the horizon. The 3 star Grand Central Hotel offers an amazing opportunity to relax and enjoy the wonders that are available when you travel in Ireland and is the ideal destination for a staycation in Ireland.

The Grand Central Hotel is situated right in the heart of Bundoran town centre, just 2 minutes’ walk from the beach and the main attractions, such as Waterworld Bundoran, Bundoran Adventure Park and more. Bundoran is often seen as a gateway to County Donegal, and with other scenic attractions nearby - Lough Eske and Malin Head to name a few - Grand Central Bundoran has one of the best Donegal Hotels locations to use as a base to explore all this unique region.

As we re-open we are taking every precaution and following HSE guidelines to ensure your safety, and that of our staff. The Grand Central Hotel has implemented a speedy check-in and check-out as precautionary measures, as well as contactless payments and hand sanitising points. We ask that you comply with the regulations put in place by the HSE and to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Please check our New Clean for the latest updates on health and safety guidelines.

We have seasonal staycation deals and packages, as well as staycation ideas available for the area including great outdoor activities. Not in vain is Bundoran considered the surf capital of Ireland, so where better to learn how to ride a wave? Stay with us at The Grand Central Hotel and enjoy the perfect staycation in Ireland!

Frequently Asked Questions

A staycation refers to a vacation take at or near your home. Stay-cations are a great way to enjoy some time off while you protect yourself against Covid-19.
County Donegal is one of the safest in Ireland and continues to be as businesses and residents is the area make every effort to keep Covid-19 controlled. This ensures we can accommodate guests safely.
Grand Central Hotel has taken every precaution to ensure the safety of our guests and staff. We work very hard to follow all guidelines put in place by the HSE.
County Donegal offers one of the best staycations at the moment offering local amenities such as water sports/nature/national parks/monuments/city activities. 
When you stay with Grand Central in County Donegal there is no end to the activities you can do during your stay, whether your ideal break includes outdoor activities, shopping, ocean swimming, etc. 
Staycations are the new thing in Coronavirus times, and the best places to visit are the ones with rigorous sanitization routines. Grand Central Hotel ensures every safety precaution is being implemented so you can enjoy a worry-free staycation to The Irish countryside in County Donegal.

Staycations can become expensive particularly if you’re taking a family trip, but in Ireland there will be a staycation tax refund for all staycations taken between October 2020 and April 2021, making your staycation more cost effective.
Grand Central Hotel in the heart of Bundoran town centre offers a unique chance to enjoy a three-day getaway in Ireland. 
Ireland is a versatile travel destination, and has so much to offer, including ocean activities and seaside stays, as well as mountain views, and fields so fondly sung of in our folk songs. Ireland offers city breaks, big and small, and Grand Central Hotel is the ideal base to enjoy the best that Ireland has to offer.
The Irish government is offering a subsidy of 20% back on up to €625 to staycationers between October 2020 and April 2021. 
To avail of the staycation voucher, you must upload a copy of your receipts to an app and spend at least €25 to reclaim up to €125 per person in income tax credit.
Individuals can reclaim up to €125 in income tax credit as a stay-cation subsidy.