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Craignelder Hotel

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Cairnryan road, Stranraer DG9 8HA, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Durham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for only one night and had a lovely spacious room overlooking the sea (room 9). The bed was large and comfortable, there was a useful nest of tables and a couple of armchairs which were nice to sit in to read. There was also a desk and a good selection of tea, coffee. The bathroom was spotlessly... More 

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

We have just had a fantastic over night stay here. Accommodation extremely comfortable and spotlessly clean and the food was exceptionally good. The only downside for me was when we arrived there was no reception area therefore we loitered in the corridor until a member of staff noticed us and directed us to our room. We were faced with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been to Craignelder before, but just to eat in the restaurant. Always found the food to be fabulous in a restaurant that welcomes families (children eat free!) and has good service with reasonable prices. When we heard that they also had 12 newly refurbished bedrooms, and that our niece's wedding reception was taking place there, we booked 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having come to the South West of Scotland to visit our son, who lives just a few miles south of Stranraer. He decided to take us for a meal at the Craignelder. Having tried a few of the other eateries in and around Stranraer. We were very pleasantly surprised by the over all feel of the Craignelder on arrival. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a meal for three, my Wife had the lasagne which she said was ok, her Aunt had the silverside of beef which was like thin slices of cardboard, and I had the Haddock which came in a slimy, soggy batter and not a lot of Haddock, accompanying this were frozen chips and a very limp salad. They... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stayed overnight in June en-route to Belfast. The room was spotless and the bathroom exceptional by modern standards. We had dinner at the hotel which was quite god although the staff were very stressed. All the staff wre helpful

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stayed one night B&B here. The whole place is spotlessly clean and nicely decorated, and the room was large and well appointed with very comfortable beds. Excellent breakfast with friendly and helpful staff. I would be very happy to stay here again.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Stranraer is a friendly town just a short taxi ride from Cairnryan ferry terminal and with a train service to Glasgow. We had a lovely twin room overlooking Loch Ryan and enjoyed dinner in the restaurant, which appeared to be well-patronised by locals. The hotel owner kindly went out of his way to look up bus and train times so... More 

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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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