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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Went here for lunch and it was excellent. Lovely, friendly staff, good sensible food and all at very reasonable prices. Been here many times before and always great food (even better in the winter when the fire is roaring away) but would thoroughly recommend at any time. The menu also suggests they do some very good evening meal deals so...

2Thank Terence K
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We stayed here during a very sad time following the passing of my father in law the staff were amazing and so helpful we felt we were staying with friends and we so well looked after. Words cannot thank all the staff for their kindness and genuine sympathy. I would highly recommend both the hotel and the restaurant.

1Thank Sazirvine1
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Dobbin"s inn makes you feel like you went back in time.The owners explained the history of the inn,and it"s connection to the Dobbin castle. Outstanding hospitality. The food they serve is great tasting Irish specialty. Don't forget to ask about the room where the ghost resides!! It was the highlight of our trip to Ireland.

2Thank norman d
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Every person we encountered during our stay was so friendly and helpful. The rooms are comfortable and clean.the breakfast in the morning is delicious and our breakfast attendant started a fire for us in the restaurant that we could enjoy. Would stay again.

1Thank Staci D
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

Went for the lazy Sunday deal four course carvery a night stay and a big breakfast £60 for two a bargain great spot right in the middle of the town great food lovely big comfy room and the staff are great the only downside is it is supposed to be haunted

1Thank Stuartmac58
Reviewed 9 February 2015

This is a hotel with so much history and so much potential. We read a lot of reviews but we were disappointed. The rooms are worth what you pay for them, and this really is an old style inn, but the food was not great. My wife couldn't eat her meal, due to it containing the most greasy, stuck together...

1Thank woodrowireland
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2015

20 of us dinned out at Dobbins Inn on 5th Feb. we eat in the bar area with a lovely log burning fire. The staff were very patient waiting on a few that were 20 mins late. The food was fabulous. I was very impressed at how quick the service was. The food was hot and everyone eat at the...

1Thank Avril M
Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We called in here for lunch while visiting Carrickfergus Castle and were very pleasantly surprised. There was a set menu where you could get 2 courses for £12 and they were utterly delicious. We were expecting small portions and a limited menu but the portions were huge and there was a lot of choice. where else would you get half...

4Thank Kate E
Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed here because everywhere in Belfast was booked up but this turned out to be to our advantage. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The bar was welcoming and the Guiness was good. The room was very comfy and clean. Best of all was the traditional breakfast which was possibly the best cooked breakfast I've ever had. And...

2Thank Helen R
Letterkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 27 November 2014

This is an old style hotel in the centre of Carrickfergus, with a lovely little bar. It's just across the road from Spoon's, but a totally different clientele. Spoons is a bit ruff ' ready, where this is a lot more refined. It has low ceilings and soft lighting and the staff are very friendly and welcoming. Sports are shown...

3Thank letterkennycaint

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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 

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Address: 6-8 High Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AF, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Carrickfergus
Price Range: $104 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dobbins Inn Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Room 5, it looks out onto the street and you have a view of the castle from it.”
 of 5 bubbles davidmiller1964, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Haven't stayed here. It is a local restaurant and a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles violets88, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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