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North West Castle Hotel

Stranraer DG9 8EH, Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tiderace Inverness, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasure to stay here once again, even if it was for only one night on a hurried departure to N Ireland. My wife and I visited a few years ago, and were happy to find that the hotel had not changed in character in the interim. Indeed, there has been a great deal of upgrading and redecoration in the... More

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Hofn, Iceland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

They just don't make hotels like this anymore and it is still run by the family who first opened it in 1962. It is firmly established as the premier hotel in Stranraer, overlooking Loch Ryan and the now vacant former ferry terminal. It is quirky and there's no doubt that both public rooms and bedrooms are a little dated -... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to the Cally Palace (a sister hotel) we decided to try the North West Castle. We had a more expensive sea view room on the second floor. The stairs had worn carpet and smelt damp. The room was dark, lacking anything on the walls and, for some reason, the two single beds were of differing widths... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here with friends.Could not fault the food in any way.Good choice of menu served by extremely attentive staff.However deducted a star ,reason being there was no butter on our table and had to ask for some,out of our party of six,two of the main meals were not what had been ordered,but this was soon rectified and... More

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

From the moment we arrived the staff were extremely helpful and courteous. Room was warm and comfortable with usual refinements, Tea & Coffee, Freeview TV etc. En suite very clean. Beds comfortable. My colleague and I ate in the lounge bar overlooking the curling rink. Plenty of choice from the menu, food arrived promptly and cooked excellently.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

A group of 50 people from 8 countries spent a grand curling weekend at the NW Castle. Words cant explain what a good time was had by all! The ice was great and the hospitality is second to none. Customer service is their priority. The meals are indescribably good, complete with white linen and a staff of extremely efficient servers.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Stayed again last weekend for a curling weekend, and once again had a terrific time. This hotel provides unbelievable value for money, with beautiful meals and terrific service. Staff could not be more helpful. The breakfast is a feast in itself and sets you up for the day.

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Arbroath, Scotland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

Extremely tired and dated and in strong need of some attention. My requests and wishes as a paying customer were not adhered to however minor they appeared and this resulting in the terrible service I received from management. I have to state that this is not the case with the reception staff as they were poliot and willing to help.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I use this hotel when I'm on business in Stranraer and I do like it. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food is excellent. The rooms are spacious but very dated. The walls are thin and I could hear the man snoring next door. I found my room and the whole hotel very cold and the radiator... More

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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I along with my wife attended a 50th wedding anniversary dinner and dance in the North West Castle. From the minute I entered the hotel I was very impressed by the whole ambiance of the establishment. The interior of the dinning room was warm and bright, the service was very professional and the food was delicious. The lounge was also... More

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Also Known As:
North West Castle Hotel Stranraer, Scotland
Address: Stranraer DG9 8EH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Stranraer
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 4 Specialty lodging in Stranraer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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