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Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SR, Scotland
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The Bank House
Ranked #9 of 16 Dornoch 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Visiting Dornoch to play golf at one of the World's finest links is a bit like a pilgrimage. A long journey through wonderful countryside and at the end you need a relaxing and comfortable place to stay. This fits the bill perfectly. Super luxury accommodation. Relieve the aching joints after golf in jacuzzi style bath and sleep in large comfy... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This b&b is of a good standard in a good Victorian room style .The room's are spacious with flat screen T.V. The toilet is also spacious in Victorian style with bath/shower come Jacuzzi shower gel/shampoo,soap supplied as is towel's.The hotel is central to Dornoch opposite the Eagle hotel and 5 min's walk from golf course.The breakfast is very good good... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Having tried several other B&Bs in Dornoch, our group would no longer seek to book anywhere else. This is (by some distance) the friendliest place we have stayed in Dornoch, so much so we booked up for next year on the spot while we were checking out. The rooms are excellent, all very large and well appointed and our room... More

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Burnaby, BC
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The Bank House was easily the most luxurious B&B of our trip to Scotland. The rooms are huge, with high ceilings, and comfortable beds with premium linens. This was the only B&B on our lengthy trip with a bathtub, which was a treat. Our room was at the back of the house, overlooking the garden, and was very quiet. Breakfast... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

We booked a room at the Bank House at 9 am this morning, but arrived at 4 pm to discover our room had been let to someone else. Apparently our names had not been written down in the register by the proprietress, and so her husband rented the room to someone else just before we arrived. Very disappointing after a... More

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hartsonholidsy, Owner at The Bank House, responded to this review

So very sorry this happened. The reservation call was made, as you say, at 9 am in the middle of breakfast service and I did not take a contact telephone number. The name given was Turner, which was a different name from yours. So I can only surmise that there was some confusion about the name. We had a room... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at The Bank House. The owners were friendly, our room beautiful and large, and the breakfast was delicious. We highly recommend this B & B. The location is just a short walk from the town center and quiet.

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Newburgh, New York
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13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Most B&Bs have very small rooms, which is fine. But, the rooms at the Bank House are enormous, and it was great to have a sitting area to relax, and a huge bathroom with jacuzzi tub. The location on the main street in town was convenient to everything.

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Scots in Sussex
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Sadly the reality didn't quite match up to the way the establishment was portrayed on its website. The room was a good size but smelt damp every time we came back to it. Breakfast was well presented but we would have preferred not to have to engage in a "20 questions" session with the proprietor.

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This is the most special place in the Highlands. Paul and Irene Hart who own the Bank House will make you very welcome in their beautifully restored and fitted home. Pretty garden if you get the weather and right in the heart of Dornoch - wonderful beach, great golf, handy for seeing the wonderful east coast of the Highlands. If... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The owners ar very nice and helpful. Breakfast is served at one large dining room table which was lovely for talking to other travelers. Our room was extremely large, clean and comfortable -I wish I coul have taken it with us!

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Address: Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Dornoch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Bank House Dornoch, Scotland

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Listed building in town center close to restaurants, shops, golf course and beach. Personally run by the owners, all bedrooms are en suite. Well behaved dogs very welcome. Small private car park in garden grounds. Super-king size beds, whirlpool or Jacuzzi baths, affordable luxury. ... more   less 
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