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North West Castle Hotel

Stranraer DG9 8EH, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Did not stay here but stopped for food and had a great time. The food was fantastic and the staff are so friendly and knowledgeable. Were given a history of the hotel and shown the curling rink. Couldn't ask for a nicer welcome.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would recommend this hotel. We received a very warm welcome. Our room was very spacious with a sitting area with quality, comfortable furnishings. The bathroom was a good size with modern suite. The room was very clean. Food was excellent in a beautiful dining room with very friendly staff. i will definately stay here again when in the area.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a weekend visiting friends in Stranraer. Lovely facade as you drive up to the hotel, and lovely reception and dining room. Check in was friendly and when we got to our rooms pleasantly surprised! Large, clean and with lovely little sitting area aswell. The bathroom was clean and the shower fantastic!! The bedroom itself was dated but... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was booked for us by our daughter as a surprise overnight stay en route to Ireland.This saved us from making an early morning drive to catch the ferry from Cairnryan which ,conveniently, is no more than a 10 minute drive from the hotel.The hotel itself is a touch oldy worldy but is very comfortable and the staff very... More

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Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1970 rooms let this lovely hotel down. I have stayed in luxurious rooms and not paid as much. Needs revamped and brought into 2014. No duvets??!! Old worn furniture, original hairdryer and trouser press etc. I thought I was in a time warp! Very overpriced

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Perth, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I now there are people who are not bothered by this but here goes The room I stayed in gad cobwebs with spiders dangling. The windows were the old type that you pull down to close which kept banging in the night leading to an awful nights rest. Every corner of the room had dust. The mirrors were not cleaned.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hammy McMillan and his family have developed an impressive range of stately-homes-turned-luxury hotels in the southwest of Scotland---and the success of the properties can directly be traced to the jewel in the crown (where it all began): North West Castle Hotel in Stranraer. My wife and I were privileged to stay at North West Castle for two nights in conjunction... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Third time we have visited this hotel. Room very clean and tidy. Staff very friendly. Food out of this world, highly recommended. Had a front facing room with nice view of the loch tho the dilapidated stena terminal does not do any favours. Can't wait till next time

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Glasgow
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I am afraid this is going to be an all-out rave review. I stayed here on business. From the moment the porter met me at reception and helped me with my luggage I knew this was going to be special. Then a truly lovely room, en suite, a proper bath, large, glorious view over Loch Ryan, free wi-fi. A swimming... More

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borders
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

4 of us took advantage of a golf deal £81 per nite DBB +round of golf We played at Stranraer and portpatrick GC both good courses Hotel very comfortable and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We stayed 2 nites and the food both nites was excellent Good facilities we tried to play snooker without much success!! But there... More

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Address: Stranraer DG9 8EH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Stranraer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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