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North West Castle Hotel

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
  • 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel has great potential but is stuck in a time warp. We arrived on Saturday 6 September and departed on the 8th. The lobby area was not cleaned in-between - confetti from the Saturday wedding was still on the entrance mat when we checked out. The communal areas were stale and fusty - putrid! Totally unacceptable for an establishment... More

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Lancashire
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82 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a one night stay BUT this was enough to tell us this was our kind of hotel... Excellent staff... attention to detail... comfortable rooms... and an owner that genuinely cares (despite his venerable age!).. and then there was the breakfast... OMG it was stunning! Question to self - why have we never stayed here before?? Will put it right... More

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UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large spacious hotel ... Oldy worldy with traditional decor ... Good service and large rooms ... Central location ... Nice breakfasts with traditionally Scottish touches ... Close to what used to be the main port .. welcoming staff .......

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes we only had two days stay in the hotel in a twin room, but we came back refreshed as if we had been away for a week or more. The hotel may not register as a 5 star, but the attention of staff to your requests certainly do. The food in the restaurant will knock your socks off, Duck... More

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service at this friendly hotel. Ate far too much but thoroughly enjoyed the experience - whole crowd of friends there and the staff were most accommodating and helpful. Value for money and good facilities - pool , jacuzzi, games room and in the winter curling

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Perth, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
34 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for an overnight stop to make a ferry connection this is an easy choice. Yes it's dated but that's part of its charm. The price reflects it's age but you can't beat it's proximity to the ferry. We stayed here instead of Glasgow to save time driving to the connection and had a great dinner and... More

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Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was at North West Castle for a wedding recently and was very disappointed with the hotel. Not only are the rooms all old fashioned and dull, the walls were full of damp. Staircase was dirty on way up to bedrooms. Not only that but drink prices are so expensive and it is hardly fair to say you are paying for... More

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Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

My Mum and I visited the North West Castle Hotel for a two night break away and were very disappointed with the standard of the hotel. Walking in to the hotel feels like you're stepping back into the 1960/70's. The decor is very dated and old fashioned. Overall the hotel is run down and needs a lot of money spent... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed here on a 3 day golf break and whilst the deal was very good value, I have to say, the hotel has long since passed it's best. I agree with many reviewers when they say that the fusty smell hits you as soon as you enter and it was so bad it almost choked you in the corridor... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 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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Address: Stranraer DG9 8EH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Stranraer
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