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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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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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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61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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fredfindlay, Owner at Rickwood House Hotel, responded to this review

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 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

From the very warm welcome to the new addition of the hot tub, we had a fabulous stay with Maggie & Fred. Rooms spotless & comfy with great views of the Irish Sea & village. Great breakfast in morning to start the day & conservatory relaxing place for a quiet few moments. Nowhere too far in village for a wee... More 

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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 with us and also our area. Hope to see you again some time Best wishes Maggie & Fred More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We have just been to the best B and B in the UK nothing could be done to improve this guest house, it has a lovely feel from the minute you walk in the door as you are made so welcome by Maggie and Fred . We were there with friends who having been going for years it was our... More 

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

Thanks for your lovely review - WOW! You certainly have given us something to live up to! So glad you enjoyed our new hot tub and we hope that your first visit won`t be your last! best wishes Fred& Maggie More 

glasgow
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Once again we had a lovely stay at Rickwood House. Different room this time, room 2, large bedroom and very large shower room, very quiet and what I am particularly keen on is everything is so incredibly clean, nothing is missed. As I said in a previous review good location, short walk into town and nice view from the house... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in room 2 and we hope you will return some time and maybe try our hot tub! best wishes Fred & Maggie More 

Ayrshire
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful stay, booked last minute and hosts couldn't have been more helpful. Our room (no. 1) was spotless, with a lovely sea view. The shortbread lived up to the hype - our little boy was a huge fan! And an after dinner dip in the hot tub was the perfect way to round off our evening. Next time I would... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, our hot tub and exploring our area. We are very sorry you were disturbed by another guest- as you know, we are situated in a very quiet location and the vast majority of our guests take care to be quiet if returning late... More 

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