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Knockinaam Lodge

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Portpatrick, Portpatrick DG9 9AD, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 11 Portpatrick B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Claire S London, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to round off a week holidaying in the Highlands and it didn't disappoint. The house and grounds are beautiful with great coastal walk from the hotel. Private beach for swimming and fab views to Ireland. But best of all were the dinners. Last night's highlights were slow cooked beef - essentially Chateaubriand - melt in mouth, asparagus... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Knockinaam for a couple of days to celebrate our wedding anniversary and it was a good find. The location is fantastic down by a private beach with a view of Ireland and great cliff walk into Portpatrick. We found it a friendly place and got into conversations with the other guests, particularly in the lounges before dinner.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I read about Knockinaam in the Guardian last December and booked for our wedding anniversary at the end of June, so I had plenty of time to get my hopes up for a wonderful experience. And it really was! We received a lovely warm welcome (with coffee and shortbread)and were shown the best seats in the gardens to enjoy the... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

admittedly my stays here are not of this year, but reports from reliable colleagues show it to be still of an unbelievably high standard,. a brief potted history, as a former hunting lodge,secluded,away from prying eyes, it was used by winston churchill, anthony eden et al during ww2 for powpows..later on owned by a member of the pilkington family, it... More

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Lockerbie, Scotland, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we got married here last week. the hotel arranged everything for us. the staff were amazing. there is no denying that the hotel is pricey - coke £2.75 ! however, the attention to the little things, the attentiveness of the staff. the comradeship between the guests. you will return once you have been. no matter what the cost. finally, i... More

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David I, Owner at Knockinaam Lodge, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and wedding day with us. A few stormy winters have taken their toll on our drive, however, we have scheduled repair work for the end of this month. It will be all fixed for a return visit to the Lodge. More

York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Attention to every detail......one of the best places that we have ever stayed in. It is expensive but worth every penny.....we were blessed with perfect weather making afternoon tea by the seashore and after dinner coffee in the same place very memorable. All the staff were superlative....thank you.

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Isle of whithorn
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We recently had the pleasure of holding our daughter's wedding reception here and I cannot sing the praises of this fantastic venue loudly enough. Attention to every minor detail was impeccable and the owners and staff must receive the highest accolades for efficiency, discretion and professionalism. The food was tasty, plentiful and fully deserving of its high rating especially when... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I have profited from TripAdvisor reviews for years but this is the first time I have felt compelled to write my own. In fact, it would have been a real injustice had I not left a review about Knockinaam Lodge as it was the best holiday we have ever had. Everything was just perfect: location, facilities, comfort, atmosphere, service and,... More

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Ayrshire, Scotland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had the benefit of staying in two rooms as our first choice was booked out on the second night and both were fantastic:one was a suite with sea views; the other had an enormous bathroom with pond views. The house and surroundings were perfect for a romantic weekend away and the food was the best we have had anywhere... More

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Spent 4 nights at this wonderful country hotel which sits on the beach looking across the sea to Ireland.This hotel has everything-wonderful position,lovely garden,and a private beach totally secluded.If all this does not send you into raptures then the food surely will.Head chef Tony Pierce,20 years a Michelin star,is an understated genius.Hotel and restaurant service was exemplary,polite and attentive but... More

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Address: Portpatrick, Portpatrick DG9 9AD, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Portpatrick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Knockinaam Lodge 3*
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Knockinaam Lodge is an extended Victorian house set in an idyllic cove with its own pebble beach surrounded by 30 acres of delightful grounds and was the location for a meeting between Churchill and General Eisenhower in World War II. Today, a warm welcome is assured from the proprietors and their committed team, and much emphasis is placed on providing a sophisticated but intimate home-from-home experience. There are just ten individually designed suites and our award wining restaurant provides a daily-changing four-course set menu which showcases the best local produce available. ... more   less 
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