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North West Castle Hotel

Portrodie, Stranraer DG9 8EH, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose hotel through Hotel Conexions. This is a lovely hotel to stay in. Family run, spotless with wonderful staff. Main street is a five minute walk away and every shopkeeper was so friendly and sincere.

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

Been for third curling weekend this season. As always hospitality was excellent. Great touring base. Good food. Very nice wine list. Nothing too much trouble for the staff who smile and speak every time they pass.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I read the previous reviews with some trepidation & wasn't quite sure what to expect. Yes it's old fashioned (the wallpaper in my room was something else!) but it's toasty warm, the rooms are large, & the staff were happy to serve me. I ate in the Alpine Bar while watching the curling - a first for me! The meal... More 

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Fareham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This hotel has been in my top 10 for about 15 years and remains there from my last visit too. It is wonderfully old fashioned but everything is in good condition and works as expected. The dining hall is fantastic, even sat on your own, and the food and service is of a high standard for the class of hotel.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Stayed here on a Tuesday night in early feb 1 checked in- requested a double room and got twin instead with single beds! 2 top sheets manky, single beds are not the most comfortable to sleep in at the best of times and this is an uncofortble tough bed to even try! 3 Tuesday night and they have a full... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We booked into the North West Castle having been very disappointed in our original booking in the town ( it was a filthy,stormy night and the other accommodation had no front lighting on whatsoever and in daylight looked like a cross between the Adams Family and something a wrecking ball hadn't quite finished with). From the very beginning we were... More 

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Double bed room for £59 room only rate as leaving at 6:30am. Room clean fresh decor a bit dated but adds to its charm. I ate and had a couple of pints in the Alpine bar which overlooks the curling rink. Barman was friendly, food was good quality and good value. Check out being early was painless as the night... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Four of us aged over 60 spent Christmas at this hotel on a 3 day break and we couldn't have asked for better. The rooms were clean and warm the service was great and the food was amazing and plenty of it. All in all it was well worth the money we paid. Thankyou.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have just spent an amazing time at thus lovely hotel. Staff are friendly and helpful, the owner/ manager took time to greet every visitor personally to get feedback. The 3 night Hogmanay package is tremendous value. Lots of activities to keep all age groups happy and the food was outstanding well worth a visit

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Edinburgh
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12 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is a very long established family run hotel used heavily by the people of Stranraer for weddings, events, Rotary etc. However the family need to realise the standards expected nowadays by people visiting the area are not those of 30 years ago. I required a disabled room which was excellent. Large and roomy with a wonderful very modern bathroom.... More 

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