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Royal Golf Hotel

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The First Tee, Dornoch IV25 3LG, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel. Rooms are smallish but clean and well kept. The restaurant and bar overlooking the first tee at Royal Dornoch are exceptional. Food is better than any in the area (try the 300g filet with pepper sauce and sticky pudding). If staying at the hotel, there is no reason to wander beyond the bar with a great whiskey selection,... More 

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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is sits cheek by jowl with the Royal Golf Club at Dornoch. Beyond the golf course lies an extensive beach, and the sea. Somewhat surprisingly, hidden in the dunes is a caravan park, but it does not obtrude at all on the hotel. We booked at the last minute after a decision to change our plans, and chose... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Royal Golf Hotel must have the finest hotel staff member that I have ever met - Cameron. A group of 8 if us arrived late one night during a very rushed week (many miles, many courses) that we had in Scotland in June 2015. Cameron handled our group flawlessly - getting us to our rooms, storing our golf clubs,... More 

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Ubud
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great venue, with terrific lunch menu. Great atmosphere and surround. Lovely view out across the links to the sea. Easy parking and access. Big comfy sofas to spend the afternoon in, very relaxing and classic

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

Visited the Royal Golf Hotel restaurant in Dornoch for lunch. We were held up by traffic on the way there, called ahead to let them know we would be late,got there even later than I thought! But they were very accommodating, from our arrival the service was friendly and professional. The menu had a good selection at good prices, we... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is right beside the first and 18th holes of this beautiful golf course. The staff were very friendly and excellent to deal with. It is a small hotel, so everyone working there wears several hats. The building has lots of interesting history, as does the town. The downtown has some interesting shopping and a museum. It is only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hi all Booked this hotel at last minute and was very pleased with our double room overlooking golf course and beach in the distance. Our room was lovely with great en suite bathroom. The staff were very friendly and the hotel was relaxed and very welcoming. The price of our room was really good value for Money. We ate in... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are golfing in the Highlands, this is the place to stay. Right off the first tee at Royal Dornoch; it does not get any better then this. The staff is very accommodating. The food was fairly reasonable and dinner, overlooking the golf course is worth the meal alone. A very short walk to the middle of town if... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I have been to the Highlands many times on golf trips. Dornoch is the place to stay and the Royal Golf Hotel is the place to stay in Dornoch. Right at the first tee of the course. Friendly staff, good breakfasts, plenty of parking. Easy walk to the town center. Good restaurant with great view of the course and firth.

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is on the face of it quite an old fashioned golfers' hotel on the edge of beautiful, dreamy Dornoch but once inside it's charming. The staff are really lovely and we were really pleased to be given a choice of upgraded rooms. Facilities are mainly all refurbished. The only thing missing in our suite was a surface by the... More 

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a most complimentary review following your recent stay with us at The Royal Golf Hotel. Naturally I am delighted that you both enjoyed your visit to Dornoch and the hotel. I will take on board your comment regarding lack of a surface next to the bath to place... More 

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