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Hillside Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Queens Road, Dunbar EH42 1LA, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Biggar, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

OMG where do I start. I never usually bother leaving reviews but I felt the service and the food was so bad that it deserves a mention, so that no one else has to put up with the service and awful food served here. I can not imagine where the restaurant staff were trained in customer service but I hope... More 

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fethiye
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived early but there was no problem getting into our room. We were warmly greeted on arrival and the warmth continued until we left for home. The room was big enough and comfortable. The shower was roomy and hot water was instant. The room had a view to the sea. Breakfast was part buffet and part cooked on demand.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went to the hotel for what we thought was going to be a good time but the food was inedible and cold the people who were serving the food looked like they were half drunk or worse and they were downright rude will not be back ever

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Again we visited the Hillside on 2 August for our sons 21st and as usual we all had a wonderful meal which came along with a friendly efficient service. I recommend this friendly hotel to all, especially those who enjoy and appreciate good honest tasty food Keep it up

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

horrible food and the worst service i have ever had my advice spend your money elsewhere as this place deserves to be closed as there is many good places to eat in dunbar food was below standard and cold would not feed it to a dog

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a lot of years, met up with 9 school friends for a good old catchup & few drinks. The hotel was very welcoming friendly & a good stock of drinks. Our food was good, varied menu, good choice and service was good, perfect. A small but cosy bar, equals good atmosphere. Brilliant thank you.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Really enjoyed our food, reserved a table for 12 of us, all our meals came expect for one which when we mentioned they said the chef hadn't even started making it!! Also ordered drinks, waited 40 mins still no sign so we asked again, another 30 mins passed still no sign in the end we asked 5 times until we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were here on the 19/7/2015 and I must say the food was delicious there was a great choice on the menu and was a very reasonable price as was the drinks , I cant comment on the rooms as we did not stay in the hotel but we will definitely be going back

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Dunbar, East Lothian,Scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Maybe we were unlucky, but we won't be back. Visited for a mid week meal. The service could not have been slower, and the steak was nearly inedible. If anyone had asked at any stage, we could hsve complained, but the waitress disappeared after (eventually) serving and did not ask how the food was when clearing up. Verged on rude... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Arrived Friday after day of golf .needed shower but shower ran cold .manager was away at wedding for weekend .The room next door was not occupied so they just gave us the keys to use the shower .breakfast was very good the staff and services were very good.all the lads could not fault a thing this was our second visit... More 

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