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The Waterfront Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Couldn't want more from a setting than sitting out the front of this delightful hotel sipping cold beer looking at the view. Lovely and quiet this is a little gem. The only teeny weeny criticism is that the bathroom was really small .. A shower and a toilet almost stacked on top of each other .. But hey, you won't... More 

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Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

From reading previous reviews we expected small rooms, however, we did not expect the bathroom to be tiny. It was uncomfortable. Rooms clean, bed comfortable and food was excellent. Spent two nights and would not want to spend more time there.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I stayed here with a friend on the 24th June after arriving by motorcycle. I have personally visited The Waterfront on a number of occasions for day visits but had never stayed overnight before. At the time of booking I was advised that the rooms were not massive and whilst this is correct it is not an issue, even with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Portpatrick is the most attractive small town in Galloway. We have stayed at this hotel before and loved it. The rooms we have stayed in are not enormous, but we have been in the dormers so we did not expect them to be palatial, more importantly for me was the scrupulous cleanliness and practical comfort. The staff are friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We stayed for one night while waiting to catch the Belfast Ferry the next day. Nice location on the Waterfront overlooking the Harbour, we enjoyed out stay except for the Bedroom and Bathroom size which were very small, we did know this when we booked so were not to surprised but would not want to spend more than the one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Very well run hotel with friendly staff. Good food and hotel clean. We were told that we had the biggest room (no.1) and it was adequate with great views of the sea and harbour but be warned, the shower room is tiny therefore it would be a problem for larger people. Parking could be a problem in the high season.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I have stayed in the waterfront hotel twice, and have enjoyed both trips very much. The service is friendly, the location is superb and the seafood is terrific. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the breakfast plentiful. Great pub next door. I would recommend this hotel very highly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This review is probably colored mostly by terrific experiences everywhere in Scotland, so lots of competition for my Excellent reviews... The room was small for two twin beds and the bathroom was difficult to get around in...That being said, the inn keepers accommodated us with an early breakfast so that we could make our tee time at the course.... Great... More 

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doncaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

A lovely place to stay before starting the walk.Anne and the team were very friendly and only to happy to help.The rooms were very comfortable the shower room maybe a little small but the shower was fantastic just what you need after a hard days walking. The food was excellent and the breakfast was more than ample .We will defiantly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Our second stay at The Waterfront - a snow-delayed Christmas present from my wife! We can't praise it enough, from the warm welcome and friendliness of Anne and the team to the room with a view over the harbour and out to sea, to the excellent food. The room was a decent size, the bed was large and comfortable... and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterfront Hotel is situated directly on the harbour in the scenic village of Portpatrick and has 14 high quality en-suite bedrooms, many with sea view which provides the perfect venue to experience first class food and hospitality in this stunning corner of Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland. The hotel can comfortably provide accommodation for up to 30 persons and has a selection of rooms including two family rooms as well as two annex facilities which can be booked to provide private accommodation including lounge and garden areas, these annex amenities also have private access to the main street and are excellent for small groups or families. Our menus, which are changed regularly, are complemented by a carefully chosen selection of house and specialty wines. Our elegant restaurant serves an exciting and innovative selection of dishes to suit all tastes - vegetarian dishes are also catered for. Bar meals are also available and our popular Terrace area is the perfect way to ‘people watch’ and take in the stunning views of the harbour and across the Irish Sea whilst enjoying a drink or some delicious seafood. We also offer very attractive seasonal breaks including midweek packages and weekend breaks and for that romantic occasion or getaway, we provide all the little extras that will make your time with us memorable. Just let us know when you make your reservation and we will take care of the rest. The area has many activities to offer - fishing, walking, golf, tennis, riding to name but a few - you may well extend your time in Portpatrick to fit them all in or you may just wish to check in, unwind and enjoy everything that the hotel has to offer. The hotel can also provide hospitality facilities for small corporate functions and parties and is the perfect size host small scale conferences, meetings, seminars, corporate hospitality and training events as well as board meetings. The hotel can be booked exclusively and local area provides many activities to create team-building events and leadership programmes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfront Hotel

Address: 7 North Crescent, Portpatrick DG9 8SX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Portpatrick
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel Portpatrick, Scotland
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