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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
Suites
Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 days 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 5 days 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
Reviewed 5 days ago

What more do you have to say, it's a castle! Unlike some other castle hotels they have kept a lot of the old features such as exposed stone walls, narrow passageways etc. It's really castley. They have 3 signature rooms we stayed in the Old...More

Thank IrishAudity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is spectacular. Nice comfy room, great shower. We didnt eat there as the prices were pretty expensive, although I have no doubt the food would have been great! Staff were lovely, would definitely recommend if you want to stay in a castle.

Thank Mick S
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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
US$125 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$125 - US$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
2 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
23 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
18 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
"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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"Lots of stairs, no lifts, but if you are a golfer, no problem. A quiet place anyway."
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