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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Don't be fooled, this hotel may look very basic, but the rooms are adequate with en suite. The food is excellent and the staff very friendly.This is a typical Irish pub restaurant and hotel. Will stay there again on my next trip.

2Thank andrew s
County Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

good spot for a get away .steak and wine deal is hard to beat an food was very tasty.Rooms are basic but a massive comfy bed makes up for it an a nice bar to relax in.Its well located to town centre an the castle is only a stones throw from the front door.Will not hesitate to make another visit

1Thank mervyn s
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This was a return visit to Dobbins Inn and I wasn't disappointed as it has had a make over. Nothing out of keeping with the ambience of the hotel but smartened up and looking good. The staff are friendly and helpful, an asset in this day and age! The menu has changed and a few favourites from the last visit...

Thank Norjay
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner last night in dobbins Inn and it was really tasty and good value. The menu has a good variety of dishes. We had lasagne and a roast turkey dinner. Good portions. You will be well fed! The hotel is a really historic building and a lovely setting. The food came in good time and the service was polite...

1Thank jackieweb
Larkhall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great hotel family feel to it spotlessly clean. the food is gorgeous right in the centre of Carrickfergus Harbour a few minutes walk away shopping centre round the corner steeped in history really beautiful place to visit

Thank Danna P
Sharon, Ontario
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My husband & I stayed at Dobbin's Inn in Carrickfergus for two nights! Lovely hosts & suburb breakfasts!! We met some great people in the pub & enjoyed our meal - so delicious! Lots of history & folklore in this old Inn.

Thank audcahill
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016 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.

1Thank Ken G
Reviewed 4 September 2016

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...

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...

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016 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...

Thank astgte
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 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...

Thank Adam H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Carrickfergus
Price Range: $100 - $126 (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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“Room 5, it looks out onto the street and you have a view of the castle from it.”
 of 5 bubbles davidmiller1964, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Haven't stayed here. It is a local restaurant and a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles violets88, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Have a night in the bar area”
 of 5 bubbles charlesm543, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor for me. Less stairs to climb.”
 of 5 bubbles Norjay, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Back room for quietness.”
 of 5 bubbles 1STTRAVELLER, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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