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Dornoch Castle Hotel

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  • Excellent50%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here one night - I’d love to have a look around the place it looks so interesting! We had dinner and I had the BEST steak I’ve ever had. Well done. Would also have love to see the gin distillery and hear the...More

Thank Lynneofwellington
Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, Matt

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

£4.00 for a lime and soda........seriously?? Drinks were ordered with the meal so we had no idea of the ridiculous price of our drinks until we paid the bill at the end. Spoilt the whole experience to be quite honest.More

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Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, I am sorry that you feel this strongly about the pricing. We use use Fever Tree as the brand for most of our soft drinks and as a premium product unfortunately have to charge more than other brands...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bartender was super informative and professional. They have an amazing whisky collection by far one of the best I have ever seen in a bar, with really interesting bottles at the price range is pretty cheap for some of the amazing and rare bottles...More

Thank Erez E
Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure having you and your party in our bar and we hope to see you in the future. Kind Regards, Matt

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a drink over the weekend and ended up staying for dinner! The local beer is great and home made gin well worth trying. We both had burgers and were left stuffed by the end. Top marks to Matt & Nick for...More

Thank davidwatt905
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We were a group of six who came down here to experience the Scottish hospitality. We had some great advice from the bar man in selecting the whisky. However when closing time came, both the bar man and his apparent manager became verbally aggressive in...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$177 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$177 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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
24 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
19 September 2015|
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The Royal Golf Hotel has hair dryers in every room.
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"We had a very pleasant room with a four poster bed which looked out onto the back gardens."
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"The Superior rooms each have unique character"
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"Try to avoid new part of the building"
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"Rooms either face the cathedral or the dunes. Either is attractive."
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