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Dornoch Castle Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited Dornoch Castle Hotel for 2 nights now in february. Really can recommend the breakfast, Dinner, whisky and very comfy beds!👍👍😊 Great selection of whiskies in the bar, and the barstaff knew their whisky! Will definately be back

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Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon in the future. Kind Regards, Matt

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Really enjoyed our visit to Dornoch again for the amazing Hogmanay celebrations. Throughout the short break the food was absolutely delicious, especially the set meal on New Year's Eve. The hotel is perfectly situated in the centre of the village so we stepped out of...More

Thank DelLancashire
Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, and we are delighted that you enjoyed your Hogmanay break with us. Our package certainly seems to have gone down well with the majority of the guests and we look forward to seeing a lot of repeat customers...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017

We had a lovely overnight stay with dinner, bed and breakfast. This hotel has got personality and you know that you're not just anywhere in the world! The dining room could have more character, but dinner was excellent, and I particularly enjoyed the pheasant. Our...More

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Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here. We are particularly pleased you enjoyed your meal and our local ingredients. We are planning on doing some work in the restaurant in the coming months so when you...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We are back for our second visit in the space of a month. Dornoch is our wee place of escape from busy life and we absolutely love the Dornoch Castle Hotel. The rooms are spacious and warm, the whiskey bar is a bit hit with...More

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Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 20 December 2017

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review, we are delighted that you decided to return and have enjoyed your visit again. I hope that you continue to enjoy your stay here and that we can welcome you back in the near future! Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

What a lovely time we had on our Saturday night stay, very nice place to be indeed, lovely bar, nice food, great breakfast and happy staff we had a nice time. We would have appreciated the opportunity to upgrade our room especially when the noisy...More

Thank John M
Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 13 December 2017

Good Evening Thank you for your review, it is nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It is always worth asking about upgrades - however I am glad that the noise of the fan did not disturb you too much. Hopefully we can welcome...More

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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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I think they have a couple of rooms in the ground where dogs may be allowed but not 100% sure
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