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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Dobbins is certainly my hotel of choice when I travel to Northern Ireland. The place is so welcoming and staff can not do enough for you. Excellent food, make sure your hungry because your plate will be piled high! Clean and comfortable rooms and...watch out for the ghost! Check out YouTube for the documentary. I thoroughly recommend the Robbins.

Thank Martin_Hudson
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve stayed in Dobbins before and it really is a quirky little place. There is overnight parking literally yards from the hotel and it cost us £3. Check in was prompt and we got a room towards the back of the hotel. The room was basic but clean, and there were toiletries, tea/coffee facilities and an iron with ironing board.... More 

2 Thank DubTwosome
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE haven't been here for several years, but their new look is very good. The food is excellent and the service is very good. Steaks and chicken dishes are our favourite but all the dishes are excellent. I I had one complaint or issue is the the seats in the restaurant are not comfortable and we would have stayed longer... More 

1 Thank charles m
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

2 Thank andrew s
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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

1 Thank mervyn s
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Reviewed 14 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... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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... More 

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Larkhall, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 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
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Reviewed 5 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
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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.

1 Thank Ken G

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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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: £63 - £76 (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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“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
“Rear rooms offer a quieter night away from revelers emerging from other pubs after closing time.”
 of 5 bubbles 416adamh, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book early for rooms with a view. Resident ghost in Room 21. No common family room as such, but the staff would bend over backwards to help”
 of 5 bubbles H9759PQlindac, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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