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Rickwood House Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Heugh Road, Portpatrick DG9 8TD, Scotland
Rickwood House Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Yet another fantastic time with Maggie & Fred in the Rockwood. 11 of us this year and we were made to feel at home as ever. We all agree on how well appointed the rooms are and how comfy the bed are. Maggie turns out a delicious breakfast every morning and we all love the daily 'specials - black pudding,... More 

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fredfindlay, Owner at Rickwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review. Maggie and I are so glad that you and your family & friends enjoyed your stay with us. We now have our hot tub up and running so you may want to try it out next time Thanks again Fred & Maggie More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I had an overnight stay at Rickwood House Hotel and it was a truly memorable experience. All other hotels should take note - this is how it should be done! Upon arrival I was given a warm welcome by the owners, Fred and Maggie - it's always re-assuring when things get off to a good start - and I was... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights, Comfortable and cosy spacious room. Just what you need to have a relaxing break in a Scottish harbour village. 3 minutes walk from the harbour up the hill but well worth the walk. Fred and Maggie are fantastic hosts and have all the local knowledge to make your stay more enjoyable. Really nice breakfast with extras.... More 

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scotland
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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed for one night in the Factor Suite - it is large, spacious and the bed very comfortable. The double aspect windows gave wonderful sea views which was a delight to wake up to. Excellent bathroom space and meticulously clean. The dining room is light and airy and if you are lucky enough to get the window table, can... More 

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fredfindlay, Owner at Rickwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we`re so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are pleased to say that following some line work by BT we now have a much improved wifi signal in the upstairs bedrooms. Hope your future plans work out well and that we will... More 

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Myself, my two brothers and sister had a great time here. Excellent service, superb breakfasts, I'll definitely be back be back, 1st class!!! Very friendly owners, lovely view from the garden. Good advice re local services etc from Fred.

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fredfindlay, Owner at Rickwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. We are so glad that you and your siblings enjoyed your weekend in Portpatrick. It was wonderful weather when you visited for our annual Folk Festival. We are also glad that you enjoyed your sight-seeing boat trip from the harbour to Dunskey Castle and Killantringan Lighthouse! Fred & Maggie More 

glasgow
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80 reviews 80 reviews
24 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was our second visit to Rickwood House and it was just as lovely as we remembered it. It's in a great location a short walk from the harbour, plenty of parking and a quiet location. The room was extremely clean, the hosts are lovely and would help with ideas for walks, restaurants and places of interest, they seem really... More 

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fredfindlay, Owner at Rickwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for your lovely review. It was such a pleasure to welcome you again to Rickwood. Thanks for mentioning our shortbread. Our guests have been very appreciative this year and we have raised more than ever for Save the Children. Maggie & Fred More 

Leyland, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

One of the best b&b we have stayed at ,super place close to the harbour and great views .Maggie and Fred made us very welcome .The breakfast was we'll cooked and enough for anyone ,served in a light and airy dining room The bedroom was super clean great stay thank you

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fredfindlay, Owner at Rickwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and the views from your room. We do so enjoy welcoming new guests to Rickwood and we hope that you will return some day. Maggie & Fred More 

Bedfordshireuk
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What a lovely stay we had. Hosts, Fred and Maggie make everyone so welcome in their spotlessly clean hotel in a lovely location just a few minutes walk to the harbour. Our room was comfortable and homely with a great sea view. Breakfast was just a treat every morning and Maggie adds special little touches to make the dining experience... More 

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fredfindlay, Owner at Rickwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. It was great to see you both again. So glad that you enjoyed both your stay with us and touring around our lovely corner of Scotland Maggie & Fred More 

Cumbria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A very welcoming, friendly & relaxing Hotel / B&B run by hosts Maggie & Fred, located a few minutes walk above Port Patrick. Our room (no4) was spacious, clean, with super views over Port Patrick & the sea, whilst having its own comfortable seating sofa & chair to relax in. Maggie's home made shortbread is wonderful, (Charitable contributions requested) and... More 

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fredfindlay, Owner at Rickwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the views and space offered by our Factor`s Suite. Maggie is busy baking more shortbread as i write this! More 

Forth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at Rickwood during Portpatricks lifeboat week. When we arrived we were welcomed by Maggie who was very friendly and chatted away to make us feel at ease, she showed us around then to our room and left us to get settled in. Firstly the room 2 was extremely clean and tidy and spacious, even... More 

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fredfindlay, Owner at Rickwood House Hotel, responded to this review

Hi - thanks for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We both enjoy meeting new guests and welcoming them to Rickwood and to Portpatrick Hope to see you both again next year! Maggie & Fred More 

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