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Dornoch Castle Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“four poster bed”(34 reviews)
“tower room”(20 reviews)
“log fire”(27 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed today

The Dornoch Castle hotel is a wonderful old inn situated in one of Scotland's most charming seaside towns. The property is steeped in atmosphere, with the old pub offering a fine selection of whiskies and even a spicy home brewed gin which was delicious. We...More

Thank terod7
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place to stay, staff very friendly. Food lovely but sticky toffee pudding is not syrup sponge they are 2 different things. May be a cheaper version but scots do know the difference. At breakfast I asked for poached eggs on toast and that is...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our room was incredibly old, poorly furnished, and the bathroom fixtures weren’t working correctly. The shower knobs fell off, for instance. So for that, I’d give one star. Maybe we had one of the older rooms. If they completely updated the room, then this could...More

Thank anotheruxguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a night stop over on way back south from Thurso. Beautiful castle feel and some original features still visible . we had dinner at the hotel which was very good. portions a little on the large side for me but perfectly cooked. great...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent a long weekend up in Dornoch stayed ar the castle hotel which was lovely couldn't fault it A walk along the beach in the early morning absolutely magical take the car down its quite a hike take a left once you're on the...More

Thank julie5t
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 125 - USD 252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 125 - USD 252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (312)
Room & Suite (77)
Dining (35)
Pool & Beach (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Michael R
3 October 2016|
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Response from Gemfinding | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous writer that bus is convenient from Inverness to Dornoch BUT it leaves early (?9.20am) so you would need an overnight stay in in Inverness unless you were doing sleeper which arrives Inverness ?6am... More
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JimK673
24 January 2016|
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Response from Lesley S | Reviewed this property |
I think they have a couple of rooms in the ground where dogs may be allowed but not 100% sure
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Sarah Z
19 September 2015|
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Response from G7675AUrobertr |
The Royal Golf Hotel has hair dryers in every room.
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Room Tips
"Rooms with garden views are lovely"
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"All rooms are different check website for your fav. We stayed in the old courtroom just fab!"
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"More character in the old part, comfort in the back extension - depends what you want."
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"If you wish to stay in the 'Tower', book early!"
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