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The Downshire Hotel

14 Main Street, Portpatrick DG9 8JJ, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cumbria
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a barely average hotel in an excellent location. The mattresses in our room are long past overdue replacement. The restaurant needs staff with a bit more customer friendly training. (Breakfast staff were fine.). Breakfast itself was good. The three star rating is generous however and the price paid, £89 is too much for this standard of accommodation. The... More

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 2 nights stayed in apartments next too hotel they wer outstanding very nice their was 14 guys staying everyone enjoyed our stay the hotel staff were very friendly and the bar staff were also very nice too we played stranraer twice good course and we played dunskey too it was also a test off golf we have... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights last weekend, for my mates 50th. The hotel cost was great value for money, and included 2 rounds of golf. Rooms are basic but very clean and comfortable. The food , breakfast and dinner is top class, and plenty of it. The bar is well priced and very friendly, good entertainment. I think a... More

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Midlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great welcome from staff and good food , friendly bar and welcoming locals. Nice to relax and have friendly staff and good food to enjoy .Lovely setting for a stroll around the harbour in this super location in Scotland....

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Glasgow
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Hotel staff great, very friendly and efficient. Food first class and great value. Bar has great atmosphere with friendly staff and patrons. Port Patrick is beautiful. Rooms need a little TLC but would be happy to stay again as we had a great time.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept in. Hard thin mattress and spring poking me during the night. Room was clean but smelt musty. Good breakfast but overall would not recommend as value for money.

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Food was plentiful and well cooked and very tasty,d.bb was well worth the money,the staff were great and so helpful n hard working,but come on the owner a bottle of Carex hand wash not very acceptable as the only toiletries in the bathroom,please a wee bit more luxury ,will go back

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Visited this hotel for few drinks and stayed for a meal which was tasty and brilliant with good size portions. Prices for meals excellent value for money. Would recommend to anyone. Staff very friendly and efficient.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Myself and three other colleagues have just spent three fantastic days based at the Downshire Hotel on a golf break. Jenny booked all our tee times at three standout courses - Dunskey, Portpatrick; Wigtownshire and Stranraer. Paul, the owner, along with all of his staff made us extremely welcome and made sure our stay was enjoyable - which included the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

After a long day in the area on business I was looking forward to a good nights sleep in a confortable bed. Unfortunately this was not to be. Room was on the top floor of the hotel with no lift available and staff did not offer to help with cases. Room had unconfortable bed with plasticy mattress and smelt of... More

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Address: 14 Main Street, Portpatrick DG9 8JJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Portpatrick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
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