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Craignelder Hotel

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Cairnryan road, Stranraer DG9 8HA, Scotland
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Ranked #11 of 30 Stranraer B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015
Jack A Retford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Retford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We chose to stay here as our caravan site is closed the month of February. What a beautiful room we had, clean, modern, and accessible. We had also booked a family 21st Biirthday party and the meal and service was faultless it was also great value for money. We highly recommend this hotel and restaurant and will definitely use the... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Due to our love of train journeys, we stayed just an overnight at the Craignelder Hotel. It is a nice ‘hotel’ as what we think a Hotel is on the continent is not a Hotel in the UK. This apparently is a converted sandstone house which may put it in the ‘guest house’ category. However it runs like a Hotel... More 

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carrickfergus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My family had a wonderful weekend, my wife and child had the family room which was pristine, warm and very, very comfortable. The staff were outstanding and we had our family over for dinner in the restaurant which was absolutely fantastic!! This hotel makes us really look forward to our next visit to Stranraer!! Thank you to all the staff... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have just returned from a 2 day stay at the Craignelder. I would recommend anyone travelling to Stranraer to stay in this hotel rather than any other (and I've stayed in a few with great reviews) Rooms are lovely, comfortable, clean and properly furnished with good quality furniture and fittings. Staff are extremely helpful and pleasant. Food in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stayed here last weekend with wife and 2 teen sons, all of us loved it. Very clean, well equipped rooms. Staff friendly and helpful. Ideal for ferry to Belfast. Breakfasts great. Restaurant outstanding, a meal here is a must even if you're staying elsewhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

About 11 of us went for a meal and the food was fantastic. The staff were very helpful, friendly and kind and checked with us to make sure we were all ok and catered for! Great atmosphere will def be back!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Have stayed a few times now as we come to Stranraer to visit family and always stay at the Craignelder Hotel and can't complain. Find both the dinner and breakfasts always spot on and always stuffed at the end if the night. Highly recommend the bread and butter pudding! Find the staff friendly and nothing to much bother which is... More 

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Stranraer, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My wife and I were out for a meal on the occasion of her Birthday, can't fault the establishment or the staff, who were very attentative . Food was delicious and piping hot... would highly recommend eating at the Craigenelder Hotel..

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Toronto, Canada
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were recommended this hotel by a friend in town, and he facilitated the booking for us as we were coming from Canada. We were given the newly renovated Room 9, which faced the sea. The amenities were great—deep tub, fantastic bed, and wifi that worked fairly well. Our breakfasts were prepared very well, and we were able to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Restaurant Manager Massimo was just sublime Dougie Captain Compton sorted the drinks and Caroline was speedy taking our food order ably assisted by some conscientious girls - if it were possible to award the Chefs 11 out of 10 - I would simply superb experience

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