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The Downshire Hotel

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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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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here for dinner with my family on a locals recommendation. The small restaurant is upstairs and has quite a small menu but the food was very good. I had the chicken, haggis and bacon which was really good and a great portion. My gran had the sweet and sour chicken and there was loads of it also. The only... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and i had a brilliant one night stay.... Room comfortable, and clean. Had a great night in bar, staff very good and friendly, food was tasty and presented nicely. Loved the entertainment. Thank you everyone , be back soon.😆

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Just got back love it very friendly and food good staff well brilliant.everything you need in one place,everyone helpful,lots of walking to do sights to see,go you will fall in love with the place.friday Saturday very busy so be patient.you can take your dog for long walks or take a break have a drink looking at vews

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I stayed here in 2003 and loved my stay. I gave the barmaid a gold watch as I was so pleased. I recommend this hotel to everyone. It is close to the harbour and has great sea views. I will definitly be going back with my new wife soon.

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here while working in Stranraer. The only fault with the room was the shower/bath water pressure was very poor aprt from that it was clean & very spacious. The bar has all the live sports a man needs with plenty choices of drinks & a very freindly bar maid, a very wide choice of food on the menu &... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We made the hotel bar our local while we were staying in a cottage in Portpatrick for christmas. Friendly staff, friendly regulars and is open late! What more could you want! We didn't try the food, but the menu looked good, so when we go back (which we will!) we'll make sure we eat there too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Me and the mrs returned to the upstairs restuarant in the downshire hotel. We had stayed here 5 years ago when we first discovered the charms of Portpatrick. The restaurant has been given an overhaul and it looked great. Clean and warm, the lighting just right and the volume of the music spot on too. The menu comprises of typical... More 

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Scotland
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204 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Had a bar lunch and a couple of drinks after a 7 mile walk. Very good food and good beer served by a friendly waitress. There is a good selection of single malts too. A real fire too. What more do you want!

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Cumbria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

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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