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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just 3 minutes walk from the Carrickfergus Castle is the Dobbins hotel. Quaint rooms in this old building are clean and tidy, meals are great in the pub below and the staff are helpful. Nearby parking is low cost and the area has lots to explore.

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SAWTELL
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here after a long flight from Australia and then a drive from Dublin. Needed a good nights sleep. We were on the top floor facing the road. Early evening there were marching bands for some hours, then after they left drunken people swearing, fighting and urinating in the street. When all had finally settled and we managed to sleep... More 

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

Dear Guest, I am sorry that your stay with us was not a peaceful one. However the marching bands is a parade that is completely nothing to do with the hotel, nor are the people that come along with them. This parade was a one off organised by the town council and we were very unhappy that it was not... More 

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

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 August 11, 2016 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 August 7, 2016

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 August 4, 2016

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 August 3, 2016 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 August 2, 2016

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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Thank Linda C
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 July 31, 2016 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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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: $90 - $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 Hotel Carrickfergus
Dobbins Inn Hotel Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
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