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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed October 20, 2016

My husband and I spent 2 nights in a Master Room in mid-October. The hotel is very nice, and in a great location right along the coast. Our Master room was spacious, comfortable and clean. The only gripe I have about the room was the bathroom. The shower was extremely small ( think cruise ship sized) and there was a...

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your most positive review posted recently. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. If you stayed in the Master room which I think you did (room 225), this is one of the bathrooms due for a refurbishment this winter. We have two Master rooms and they are both going to be refurbished in the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The location is amazing right next to the first tee. That is the best thing about the hotel. Everything else I am afraid is pretty mediocre. I feel sorry for the staff because many of them are friendly and it can't be easy to work in a place where the owners have clearly given up and not investing anymore. The...

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback following your recent stay at the Royal Golf Hotel. I regret how you feel about the hotel. What makes you think we have given up on investing in the property ? Yes we are fully aware that further investment is now required, however in recent years we have fully refurbished both Suites and 16...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed September 29, 2016

This is a monopoly, and i am jealous. Very overpriced for what it is, but they have you by the ........ No other convenient good spot in Dornoch. Food was excellent, and Pip, one of the staff, was remarkable and helpful beyond. Do Not go if stairs are a problem, or if carrying your luggage is a problem. This is...

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your comments are most interesting. We don't actually have a monopoly here. There are other good quality hotels and excellent guest houses from which to choose in Dornoch. Our prices are competitive with similar 4 star hotels in the area. We are fortunate to be very close to the Golf Club so if Golf is your bag, we...

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed September 27, 2016

what a lovely hotel!!! dornoch golf has been around for 400 years and the town was just another perk to this stop. the hotel staff was amazing! there is no elevator so they helped us with our bags, and the chef made me the MOST AMAZING 3 COURSE VEGAN meal i ever had!!! the room was huge and very quaint!!...

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your generous review posted recently following your stay with us. We do lock the door at night once all our guests have arrived back. However should you wish to stay out late we are happy to provide a front door key. Naturally I am delighted you enjoyed your visit to Dornoch and the...

portugal
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Being married to a golfer this is a great hotel. The staff was great and the location was excellent. Would stay there anytime.Rooms was tired ,but then your only there to sleep. Had drinks in the bar which was wonderful. Will return.

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review following your recent stay with us. I am happy to report that we will be embarking upon refurbishment of some bedrooms this winter. Kind regards, Robert Ratcliffe General Manager

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Took family friends for dinner as we do three or four times a year. As always the food and service are excellent. Very good wine list not over priced. We always get a window table with its splendid view over Dornoch links course and the Dornoch Firth to Portmahamock light house.

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Artjo, Many thanks for your wonderful review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your meal experience and I look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Robert Ratcliffe General Manager

Huercal-Overa, Spain
Reviewed August 30, 2016

This was the first hotel in our tour of the Highlands and turned out to be the best . From the very warm welcome as we entered reception , the nice well appointed spacious rooms and the excellent food and service in the lovely restaurant , we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hotel . Obviously it caters in the...

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kenneth, Many thanks for posting such a marvellous review following your recent stay here at The Royal Golf hotel, Dornoch. I am absolutely delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit and most grateful for recommending us so highly. I look forward to welcoming you back next time your are touring the Highlands ! Kind regards, Robert Ratcliffe...

Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 7, 2016

The room was tired even though it had been through a moderate refurbishment. The restaurant, food and service were very good. We don't play golf so I cannot judge the course. Being on a links course I am sure the golf is good although we don't play as I have golfers elbow. Dornoch is a lovely place to stay. We...

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your recent stay here at The Royal Golf Hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and assure that this winter will see further re-furbishment of bedrooms and public areas. The golf course is ranked 6th best in the world by golf digest and so is...

Northville, Michigan
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Hotel is literally 12 steps from the first tee box at Royal Dornoch. Room was spacious but we were disappointed with a view of the parking lot for that price. Room was clean and well maintained. Breakfast was include and was very nice. After golf we were about an hour early for our dinner reservation and asked if we could...

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mickey, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Royal Golf Hotel, Dornoch. Sadly not all our spacious rooms overlook the golf course or beach beyond, so I am sorry that you must have been occupying one of the very few rooms that do not have a view of the course. Thank you for...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Perfect destination for those wanting to experience one of the top ten golf destinations worldwide, or as a wife of a golfer, soak up the wonderful sights and tranquility of the town of Dornoch. I had read some negative reports however I found them insignificant as our experience was nothing but pleasant. The staff were friendly, engaging, helpful and nothing...

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Golf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your most kind review. I do remember when you arrived and it was a pleasure to meet you both and show you to your room. Positive reviews like yours gives us all great encouragement during this busy season and the team value your lovely comments. I know you traveled along way to be here and...

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Conservatory Restaurant
Conservatory Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Scottish
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Golf Hotel, is perfectly situated overlooking the first tee of Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course, the 6th best golf course in the world as judged by Golf Digest. All 22 bedrooms are en-suite and furnished to a high standard, most having superb views across the golf course and the Dornoch Firth beyond. Free WiFi internet access. The Conservatory Restaurant serves locally sourced,fresh seasonal food in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Golf Hotel

Address: The First Tee Grange Road, Dornoch IV25 3LG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Dornoch
Price Range: $132 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Golf Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“demand a particular room”
 of 5 bubbles A-type, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“try to get the ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles lkrocks, Sep 27, 2016 | Read review
“Cannot answer this, we can not stayed one night., but we did have a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Nasher2015, Aug 7, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the golf course”
 of 5 bubbles 973jeffj, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room at the end of a hall, away from the fire door to stairwell. My room shook each time it was opened and closed”
 of 5 bubbles JeffC813, Jun 25, 2016 | Read review
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