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Andover
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is situated right by the lovely harbour at Portpatrick. Our room overlooked the harbour giving us a fabulous view of the waterfront. Our room was large and comfortable. The ensuite was a little small but this is pointed out on the website. Both the bar and restaurant are small and cosy. The seafood chowder is delicious, sirlion steak...

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Having last visited the area more than 18 years ago I returned with my children whilst on a short holiday in the area. We visited the delightful village of Portpatrick on a Sunday and decided to get an early lunch. After looking at the menu outside we decided to go in. We sat in the restaurant which was very clean...

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Thank Dankatem31
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Wow wow. What a place. Weather was gorgeous so we were feeling in a good mood But everything about this place ticked boxes. Barmaid was really nice and good for conversation. The menu was awesome. Changed my mind a few times. But the food wow wow. Still think I am full up after it. It was amazing Def go back...

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Thank murs79
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

After a beautiful run round the Mull of Galloway we ended up in Portpatrick for lunch. The menu at the Waterfront looked better than the rest so we opted to go in. The hotel was fairly quiet but the service we received was exceptionally good. The food was served quickly and the quality was excellent. This was a very high...

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Thank Gary H
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Rooms were very comfortable with sea view right over the harbour. Nicely decorated. Bathroom was on suite but Very small!! The room had everything you need and the shower was powerful and hot. Staff were very friendly and the service always excellent. We ate in the restaurant and we were not disappointed. Lots of choice and the presentation, quality and...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Having been a regular to Portpatrick and never having stayed we decided to try it out.. Not disappointed but not totally blown away either.. on arrival found check-in rather slow and ended up having to go find a member of staff, we were shown to our room which in all was very comfortable and very clean with a lovely sea...

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Thank Scotland1966
South West Scotland
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were a group of friends out for a get together and to enjoy the music festival. We booked a table for 7:15 and were really looking forward to our meal. The starters didn't get served until 8.35 by this time we were ravenous. On enquiring as to what the delay was we were told that it was very busy....

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Thank Solusmor
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Fantastic hotel, serving amazing food and wonderful staff who couldn't do enough for us. We were here for the folk festival which was outstanding. Great musicians all playing for free. We will be back.

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Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Rooms amazing sea front view or stay in the wee house behind. Staff amazing cant do enough for you.seafood best i have tasted they also made things for me that arnt on the menu. The best hotel i have stayed in cant wait to go back

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We are holiday in this area and wanted somewhere to eat that would let us take our dogs in. This hotel served us in the bar area and made us all welcome. Coffee was good so we decided to go back for lunch. Staff very pleasant and helpful. The crab sandwiches were so good. Fresh crab! Fish and chips very...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterfront Hotel is situated directly on the harbour in the scenic village of Portpatrick and has 14 high quality en-suite bedrooms, many with sea view which provides the perfect venue to experience first class food and hospitality in this stunning corner of Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland. The hotel can comfortably provide accommodation for up to 30 persons and has a selection of rooms including two family rooms as well as two annex facilities which can be booked to provide private accommodation including lounge and garden areas, these annex amenities also have private access to the main street and are excellent for small groups or families. Our menus, which are changed regularly, are complemented by a carefully chosen selection of house and specialty wines. Our elegant restaurant serves an exciting and innovative selection of dishes to suit all tastes - vegetarian dishes are also catered for. Bar meals are also available and our popular Terrace area is the perfect way to ‘people watch’ and take in the stunning views of the harbour and across the Irish Sea whilst enjoying a drink or some delicious seafood. We also offer very attractive seasonal breaks including midweek packages and weekend breaks and for that romantic occasion or getaway, we provide all the little extras that will make your time with us memorable. Just let us know when you make your reservation and we will take care of the rest. The area has many activities to offer - fishing, walking, golf, tennis, riding to name but a few - you may well extend your time in Portpatrick to fit them all in or you may just wish to check in, unwind and enjoy everything that the hotel has to offer. The hotel can also provide hospitality facilities for small corporate functions and parties and is the perfect size host small scale conferences, meetings, seminars, corporate hospitality and training events as well as board meetings. The hotel can be booked exclusively and local area provides many activities to create team-building events and leadership programmes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfront Hotel

Address: 7 North Crescent, Portpatrick DG9 8SX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Portpatrick
Number of rooms: 14
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“Would recommend a sea view room.”
 of 5 bubbles Scotland1966, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cant help there as we only visited the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieD18, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the sea”
 of 5 bubbles banerigg, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Sea view overlooking Harbour”
 of 5 bubbles JamesM943, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Sea view room overlooking bay and harbour”
 of 5 bubbles Lainey73, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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