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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here many times and the food is excellent but after staying here recently ( august i think) i was shocked at the dirt of the room which is why the 2 stars. I paid a lot of money to stay here but the room and bathroom were just filthy, old, dated and you could hear every sound.... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights recently and honestly couldn't fault the place. From the moment we arrived the staff were so friendly and welcoming. The food was just amazing, freshly cooked and delicious. It was nice to see locals using the bar and restaurant as well as visitors to the area. We had a room facing the front of... More 

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Thank doreen1957
North Berwick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed dining and sometimes staying at The Rocks for many years and were pleased when stopping by for lunch on Saturday 19 November that the high standards we enjoyed during past visits were still being maintained. The dressed crab has to be one of the best in Scotland and the north of England, and the mussels freshly prepared... More 

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Thank Alex M
Edinburgh
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got a warm welcome - the staff can't do enough for you. The menu is weighted towards fish, but given the location, why wouldn't you? The food is cooked sympathetically and ingredients allowed to sing. The bill was a pleasant surprise and you'll not leave hungry. It's a gem of a place where I have never been disappointed.

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Thank LittleMissShoes
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love this place. The hotel is lovely and the food is amazing. The place has wonderful atmosphere and great views over beautiful Dunbar Customer service great and the staff very knowledgeable about the food they serve.

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Thank Laura P
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Great location and lovely views. Good standard of food. Nice staff. Single room was quite small and cold, the heating was off or not working. Breakfast was very good. This was my first visit to Scotland and Dunbar is a lovely town to visit, enjoyed it. ................................ ................................

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Thank Lee K
Agnes K, Owner at The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we actually only took over the Hotel in March and have since replaced all the windows, upgraded the access for disabled guests and added disabled toilet facilities. The end of October a complete new hot water and heating system is being installed , and early in the new year we are re-vamping all the bedrooms... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

Had a wonderful stay at The Rocks with warm hospitality, great service and superb food. We were looking for a pub type hotel of a high standard and we couldn't recommend this place more. Lovely atmosphere, great bar & delicious food with locally caught lobster one of the beautiful specialities. Lovely walks on the doorstep & impressive views right over... More 

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Oundle, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Nice location but the decor does need attention. Pleasant evening meal and breakfast and the service was good if not a bit inexperienced. Our room (12) was very small for a double but the heating system across the hall was operating all night and I didn't get any sleep. We pointed this out to the owner in the morning who... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We had a wonderful evening here. The staff and service were exceptionally accommodating and the food was excellent. I had the Muscles and Venison and both were excellent. My wife had the Sea Bass and it too was superb. The portions were very generous. Have to add that the bread was baked there and was awesome.

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Thank JBPortlandOR
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Was taken to the Rocks for lunch as a birthday treat. Been before and enjoyed the meal. Oh dear the chicken was so over cooked I couldn't believe it. Struggled with it so as not to embarrass my host, but had to give up. So disappointed. Won't be back.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Rocks

Address: Marine Road, Dunbar EH42 1AR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > Dunbar
Price Range: $53 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Rocks Hotel Dunbar
The Rocks Dunbar, Scotland
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“Best views are from the front of the hotel (we had room 6 and it was fantastic)”
 of 5 bubbles doreen1957, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 4 has lovely terrace overlooking the bay”
 of 5 bubbles 545gillianr, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Room 12 very small”
 of 5 bubbles 622MalcolmF, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“No 4 though sadly wrong side for sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles keepp2014, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 482adelem, Jul 5, 2016 | Read review
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