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Dobbins Inn Hotel

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All reviewssteakhaunted roomresident ghostlots of charactercarrickfergus castlebottle of winebit datedfood is excellentcooked to perfectionbrick wallan overnight staybar restaurantstayed here for nightsevening mealulster frynorthern irelandlovely place
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Reviewed today via mobile

Stayed 1 night. Throughly enjoyed the extremely friendly staff. Edith chatted to us at Breakfast, which was a full Irish breakfast, then gave us a tour of some interesting things archiologists have discovered. We went to their pub for the early bird special at dinner....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in off the ferry Late & the staff were super friendly, efficient and accommodating. For a place that is hundreds of years old it is well appointed and comfortable. The bar has a great atmosphere and the ‘Irish Fry’ breakfast was outstanding. The...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing meal here, try the tomahawk steak it's delicious and well worth it, it's massive, roast of the day was really good too, so definitely will be back again, service was very good too, so keep up the good work,😁

1  Thank newbiekez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They're doing something really remarkable here. The building is many centuries old. It has its own ghost story of a jealous husband killing his straying spouse and her soldier lover. They are now taking away the more modern rendering that covers the facade to reveal...More

3  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If. You like a heap of spuds and meat this is for you (very quickly served indeed to quick micro comes to mind) not for us though.Fine dining it certainly is not .My advice to Dobbins get a decent chef and refine the menu .Having...More

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retired5_2011
9 June 2016|
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Response from OwnerDobbins | Property representative |
There is on restricted on street parking from 5.00pm - 9am over night, directly outside the hotel. However we can direct you where there is free parking close by.
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Sharon W
18 August 2015|
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Response from QualityIrelandlady | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you contact hotel directly for availability. Have a spooky stay!
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Nancy B
1 December 2014|
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Response from OwnerDobbins | Property representative |
Yes, we have twins rooms and free standing showers. All prices booked directly with the hotel include full breakfast. Kind regards Kirsty
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"They're all good - virtually no traffic passing at night."
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"Room No5 top floor is fantastic"
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"no elevator so lower floors are better no first floor rooms"
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"Upper floor is quiet."
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