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Rickwood House Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Heugh Road, Portpatrick DG9 8TD, Scotland
Rickwood House Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect location overlooking Portpatrick and the sea. Lovely setting and very quiet. It was a short walk (though steep) to restaurants and shops, as well as to a couple of walking trails heading north and south along the coast from the harbor. The rooms have been lovingly updated and very clean and bright. A sunroom on the main floor offered... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been returning to the Rickwood House Hotel for many years and as always the reception from Maggie and Fred is spot on, warm, friendly and very welcoming. Everything is spotlessly clean and every effort is made to ensure that your stay is relaxing and enjoyable. Maggie and Fred have a great knowledge of the area... More 

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

Thanks for your lovely review. It is always a pleasure to welcome your family and the other branches of your family to Rickwood. We hope that you will be back again soon when you might want to try out our new hot tub. best wishes - Fred & Maggie More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a one night stay on a cycling tour. We were welcome by Fred who was busy in the garden and then by Maggie who showed us where to store our bikes and then showed us our room. Offering proper milk rather than UHT so we could make a good cup of tea as well as some wonderful shortbread.... More 

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

Thanks for your kind words. We hope the rest of your cycling tour was a success. With regard to Room 5 - this is the smallest of our 6 rooms which is reflected in the price. In addition to the storage space with hangers and the 6 drawer chest you mentioned there is an additional hanging rail behind the door.... More 

Melrose, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband Brian and myself stayed at Rickwood House for six nights in June 2015. Our hosts were most welcoming and attentive without being intrusive.We had alovely room with King size bed which was sooo comfortable and an en suite with a bath and shower.The room had lovely garden and sea views and the area is very quiet and peaceful.Breakfasts... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really lovely place to stay. Maggie and Fred are great hosts who can't do enough for you and made us feel very welcome. Our room had a fantastic view of the harbour and the sea. It's very peaceful and only a 10 minute walk down to the harbour and restaurants. The hot tub was lovely as was breakfast. We... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

What a lovely place to stay with wonderful views and a friendly host and hostess. The place was very comfortable, spotlessly clean and relaxing. Our room overlooked the sea which was a bit on the rough side when we arrived. However, it did calm down and when the sun came out it was beautiful. The walk up to the B&B... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for the night. The the hotel is up a steep hill however we you can enjoy the great views and the peaceful surroundings from being away from the Main Street but within walking distance. Rooms spacious and bed comfy. Very clean. Breakfast was lovely and the hosts were very helpful and welcoming. We will be... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Really fantastic stay, made all the better by the hot-tub (Villeroy & Boch, dead posh), and the hospitality and welcome of Fred and Maggie. All the other reviews are spot on about what a nice place they have, and you just can't fault Rickwood. Definitely be back again.

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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed here on 15/16 May 2015, and can't speak too highly of The Rickwood Hotel. It is friendly, spotlessly clean and very comfortable accommodation and the breakfast was lovely. There's not much more I can say about this place as it's just perfect and we thoroughly enjoyed our short stay.

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

Thanks for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Rickwood and that we hope you will return one day best wishes Fred & Maggie More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Just spent three nights at Rickwood House Hotel. In my book, you couldn't get much better. Owners Maggie and Fred made us feel very welcome indeed. Tops for personal efficient service, food quality and spotless accommodation.

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Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will return one day. best wishes Fred & Maggie More 

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