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Marine Road, Dunbar EH42 1AR, Scotland
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The Rocks
Ranked #2 of 7 Dunbar B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cannot speak more highly of The Rocks. Had not pre-planned this trip and took off for a break, and certainly fell on our feet further to a chance call-in. Set at end of a dead end road so no traffic, overlooking the crashing sea and cliffs. The welcome could not have been more friendly and a window seat was swiftly... More

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London
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This really is a restaurant with rooms. Lovely staff, gorgeous food - swordfish, local mussels and venison all highlights - good location near seafront, but our room was shabby. Our window wouldn't open and despite asking for it to be fixed, nothing happened. Mattress was rather lumpy and linen tired and torn, if they got the rooms right then this... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was quiet, facing a huge soccer field. It was clean though small. Hotel staff was very helpful with questions, suggestions, and friendly attitude. Our evening meal in the restaurant was quite delicious. Staff was justifiably proud of the local brew which was excellent. Our complimentary breakfast was ample, tasty, with many choices. Pamela, our morning server and hotel... More

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Munster, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While travelling in Scotland this summer, we took a look at the pleasent litlle port of Dunbar. It was Sunday and it was very quite. We took a walk along the water front, which takes you along the cliffs and the old Castle, which is now in ruines. Very picturesque. We then looked for somewhere to have lunch, and were... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a single night on the Coast & Castles cycle route. We arrived at about 18:15..soaked..but to a warm Scottish welcome. The bikes were safely stowed away & a table had been reserved for us. It needed to be..the place was rammed. The evening meal was very good. We had some great seafood and perfect venison. The puddings... More

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Longniddry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch and was impressed, good lunch time menu, really nice setting and stunning view, the service was fine and the food was of a decent standard. I would recommended a visit to anyone in Dunbar.

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Edwinstowe, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must admit, I've had warmer welcomes, having said that, it was the person behind the bar who was actually busy with customers both serving drinks and taking restaurant bookings when I first went in. Having said that, it went something like "Are you here to book in?", "Yes please" I said, enthusiastically after my 5 hour drive. "Follow me",... More

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel located in the sunny Dunbar. The staff is very serviceminded and fast, very warm and welcoming. The room had the best shower on our trip in Scotland but the beds need an improvement. Roomstandard is fully compensated by the nice and friendly staff. Views stunning with the coastal walk outside the hotel. Beutiful sunsets overlooking Bass Rock.Restaurant... More

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edinburgh
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Popped in here with a friend who has moved to Dunbar. Sat in the Beer Garden to the rear, overlooking a lovely park & views over John Muir Country Park. Great Setting. Service was impeccable, especially when "Mein Host" Jim arrived & gave some restless kids homemade tablet & crisps, really settled them down. Don't visit Dunbar much, as haven't... More

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Rayne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I stay at the Rocks when I work at the cement plant in Dunbar. Every time I have stayed there I have been made to feel really welcome. The staff are always willing to accommodate my needs and changes of bookings. The restaurant staff are superb and the food is of high quality. It's not a new hotel so if... More

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Address: Marine Road, Dunbar EH42 1AR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > Dunbar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Rocks Hotel Dunbar
The Rocks Dunbar, Scotland

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