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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
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been guests at Knockinaam Lodge about ten times over the last nine years. We have never been disappointed with our stay. On every occasion the service, hospitality, accommodation and food has been delightful, equally if not more enjoyable than establishments with higher accreditation. At dinner there is no choice with regard to menu options as the hotel presents... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a night with my girlfriend there. The main reason for me choosing the place was the restaurant, and I was NOT DISAPPOINTED. It was delicious, great rooms. When making the reservation, you are asked whether you have any allergies or food which you do not like; do tell them what you like and dislike. The chef will make... More

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Toronto, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
39 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a stunning location just south of Port Patrick along the ocean. It has its own little beach and is totally isolated between two rock outcroppings. One can hike the shoreline right from the lodge though it rained incessantly when we were there. The hotel itself is fairly cramped (some might say cozy). Our room was a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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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