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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As a local and who had walked past many times of this place I thought I'd try the lunch menu with my daughter, both of us were pleasantly surprised, the menu was good, food arrived promptly and was very tasty, good value and will eat again for sure here. Decor is a little dark but it is an old building... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to Ireland and an excellent place to base for the next few days. We were given a warm welcome by the receptionist and then, later on, by the owner who had time to chat with us. Situated in view of the castle, (reputed tunnel between the two) it is a rustic hotel with character. The front rooms... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Immediately after getting out of the car we heard the distinctive toll of the lambeg drum, we had arrived in Carrickfergus just as the local orange March paraded through the town. It was a bit unsettling at first but it was a colourful and musical pageant. We received a warm welcome at Dobbins Inn and our room was lovely and... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i necently stayed at this lovely hotel for a family wedding and i honestly have nothing negative to say about it. From the moment we booked in til the day we left the level of service was excellent. After realising my mother was disabled they immediately changed our room to one that was closer and more convenient to her disability.... More 

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OwnerDobbins, Owner at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for commenting on your stay, delighted to read that you enjoyed it. We are all very glad the family wedding went so well. Maybe we will see you again in this part of the world. Kind regards Kirsty More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is absolutely fab we stayed here recently for a family wedding and really enjoyed our stay, staff were very friendly and helpful, hotel was clean and the beds were very comfortable. Breakfast was lovely.

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Thank angiegoodison
OwnerDobbins, Owner at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was lovely to see so many happy people staying!! Thank you for all your kind comments, they will be passed onto the rest of the team. Kind regards Kirsty More 

Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible hotel-very cozy place and nice rooms. Food in the restaurant is very tasty and friendly staff who are happy to help! Modernised from opening in 16th century, but the historical element is still here. In Carrickfergus, you can go to the Castle which is about 5 minutes away (walk) and shop in Carrick Town.

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently married and had my husband's family over from Liverpool to stay at this fine historic hotel. We took 14 rooms over 4 days and my new family have promised they will put great reviews because the hospitality shown by Derek, Ann-Marie and the rest of the staff made their stay so enjoyable. Rooms were clean and functional, breakfasts... More 

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OwnerDobbins, Owner at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you for choosing Dobbins to host your accommodation. We enjoyed it as much as you guys!!! Enjoy wedding life and hopefully see you soon. Kind regards Kirsty More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I eat here often.l, but haven't been in for a few weeks since they changed chef and altered the menu. We went on Friday evening and to our surprise very little had changed other than a bit of refurb. The food was just as good. I ordered Carbonara and was pleased with my choice. I have never... More 

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OwnerDobbins, Owner at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Avril, Delighted to read your comments and thank you for taking the time to do so. The new kitchen team is working hard to keep everyone happy and ensuring that food quality and presentation is key. Thank you and hope to see you again soon Kirsty More 

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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night when visiting the area. Staff were friendly and efficient, and our room was newly refurbished with a comfortable bed. Breakfast was freshly cooked, hot and tasty. There was some late night noise from the busy pub opposite, but this wasn't a major problem. The hotel is close to the seafront and Carrickfergus castle. I would... More 

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Thank Martin M
OwnerDobbins, Owner at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Martin, We aim to please and hope that even if only for 1 night you enjoy what we have to offer. Thank you for taking the time to comment. Kind regards Kirsty More 

Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really hated this hotel. Dont eat the breakfast as it was cold when it came out. Staff unhelpful. Needs to be brought into the 21st century the place needs a total makeover. I would not stay here again and its in a bad location.

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OwnerDobbins, Owner at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am really surprised and disappointed to read your comments, as we work extremely hard to welcome all customers and ensure that they are happy. I am not aware of anyone advising us of issues during their stay that we had not been able to address at the time, once notified. If you had a cold breakfast I... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Inn dating back to 13th Century, with many a ghostly tale, located in the heart of Carrickfergus.15 well appointed bedrooms, ensuite & with complimentary WIFI. Popular bar lounge & restaurant serving traditional food throughout the day.Small meeting room for personal dining or team conferences ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dobbins Inn Hotel

Address: 6-8 High Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AF, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Carrickfergus
Price Range: $84 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dobbins Inn Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Dobbins Inn Hotel Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
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