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Hillside Hotel

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Queens Road, Dunbar EH42 1LA, Scotland
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Hillside Hotel
Ranked #4 of 7 Dunbar B&B and Inns
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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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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent three nights in this recently refurbished hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The food was very much better than we would have expected and all the staff were exceptionally welcoming. An excellent centre for touring East Lothian and the Lammermuirs.

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Morpeth, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a night's stay as four cyclist's passed through from Edinburgh along the coast, south to Newcastle. Friendly host and helpful staff also a good selection of beer's on offer. The chef helped us secure our bikes in the basement and when asked "where would be a good place to eat this evening" his reply was" well you won't get... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had to visit Dunbar at short notice but found it difficult to find accommodation. We booked a room at The Hillside with some trepidation, having been disappointed there some years ago. I'm glad to say that we would happily return. The room was excellent - the shower was particularly impressive - and our general experience was very encouraging. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fresh food, cooked to order and pleasant friendly staff! Always our choice when eating out. Kids even get to put their own sprinkles and sauce on their ice cream! The owner is usually about and is very hands on. Not stayed here but have friends who have and give it a good review also!

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East Linton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The outside of the building is no reflection on what you find inside. The inside has undergone major refurbishment, is clean, tidy and very welcoming. As a female travelling by myself I felt completely safe and at ease here. The staff were friendly and welcoming from arrival until the end of my visit (14 days). The hotel has a bar... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Tried every hotel in Dunbar for a room all fully booked last choice was the Hillside (had eaten here years ago & wasn't impressed - but that was under different ownership) only one room left so we booked a twin on the top floor - room was on the small side but spottless, large bathroom great views, staff were helpfull... More

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Matlock Bath
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

All the staff were helpful & the views from the bedroom over the rugged coast @ Dunbar were wonderful. The rooms had been recently renovated & were good value for money, very clean & modern. We ate in the restaurant at night & the food was excellent & well served. Breakfast was ample , hot & again well served. Only... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Although first impressions are a bit of a let down- the building is shabby looking from the outside with broken drainpipes and a tired exterior, we were warmly welcomed by the staff and very pleasantly surprised by the standard of the room. I don't know if they're all of a similar standard, but room 5 has obviously recently been refurbished... More

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United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Not the best street appeal for this pub as it does look tired and a little run down as you arrive. Indeed the checkin had me wondering what to expect from my stay as I had to go into the back office to prepay my bill on my credit card. The helpful landlord helped me upstairs to my room that... More

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I eat here regularly with friends and family. The food is great with a huge range of things from snacks to steaks and roast dinners. The staff are friendly and helpful and very accommodating. Place is always busy and quite rightly so! Reasonably priced and in central location for tourists and locals. Highly recommend!

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Address: Queens Road, Dunbar EH42 1LA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > Dunbar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Hillside Hotel Dunbar, Scotland

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