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The Douglas Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Shore Road, Brodick KA278AW, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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West Midlands, UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had booked this hotel and was planning on asking my girlfriend to marry me while we were on the island. I emailed them with my plans, and asked for a nice room, but keep it quiet. Upon arrival we got room 202! Huge suite with the balcony on the front of the hotel. Amazing. That was the Friday night.... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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53 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here last year and stopped for a couple of nights. This time we only used the restaurant. The food was good if not perfect, but the service, despite a low number of covers was glacially slow. All the service staff appeared to be in their late teens / early 20s and whilst lovely, they were also inept and... More

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ElaineCampbell, Manager at The Douglas Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Radioheadkiduk, Thank you for your reviews, both this year and last. We genuinely do appreciate that you understand about good food and customer service, however, as a widely travelled person, we are disappointed that you do not appreciate that much of the training for this industry really does have to be 'one the job'. At the Douglas we have... More

Tonsberg, Norway
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 21 persons coming to the beautiful Isle of Arran for a walking holiday, having made the bookings with the Douglas Hotel already in 2013. And we can only confirm all the good things that have been said about this hotel, it's simply a wonderful place to stay if you go to Arran !! Nice rooms,... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a beautiful sunny day in Arran we had lunch on the outside deck at the Douglas Hotel. On the recommendation of Manager, Jim , we all had the shared seafood platter with delicious mussels, crayfish, salmon and pate. Unfortunately we were not staying in the hotel, but looking around it looked very stylish with lots of attention to detail.

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Glasgow
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only stated one night but wish it had been more. The Hotel was stunning, my room was huge and the bed very comfortable. The Bistro food was delicious, best meal I've had in a while & not over priced. I hope to be back soon!

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

We have had a lovely 3 night stay in this excellent, tastefully refurbished Hotel. The hotel is within easy walking distance of the ferry terminal so it's a great location. Our room was fantastic with a huge bay window overlooking Brodick Bay. The beds are very comfortable and we heard any noise from the hallway or other rooms The staff... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely weekend here. The room was spacious and well-appointed with a beautiful view. All the staff smiled and were very pleasant and helpful. The situation of the hotel is ideal, good fun watching the ferries come in! Good choice of menu and it was well cooked and reasonably priced. A very good base to explore Arran.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent 3 nights at the Douglas hotel. We had a really nice time here, the rooms were quite large and well appointed. Staff were very friendly, helpful and professional and the location was extremely convenient. The only slight downside was that the internet on the second floor seemed to be a bit unreliable (laptops and ipads would drop in-and-out... More

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Anacortes, Washington
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84 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an older hotel but has been refurbished to give it a more modern, spacious feel than most older hotels in Britain. It is very close to the ferry dock. We had the cottage, which is charming. It has a sleeping loft, accessed by a spiral stair, nice large bathroom, fully equipped kitchen. Lots of towels. Plenty of hot... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wedding event at the Douglas, with heaps of Scottishness, the whole three days was simply brilliant, the staff were polite and welcoming, the food was presented well and delicious and the quality of the rooms was exceptional, I couldn't recommend more.

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Address: Shore Road, Brodick KA278AW, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Isle of Arran > Brodick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Douglas Hotel 4*
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Boutique Hotel with beautiful panoramic views over Brodick bay and Goatfell, a stone's throw away from the ferry terminal. ... more   less 
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