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The Thistle Inn

Traveller (9)
Room & Suite (5)
Welcome to The Thistle Inn, your Stranraer “home away from home.” The Thistle Inn aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year. Free wifi is offered to guests. For travellers arriving by car, there is free parking. While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the Chinese restaurants, including Sun Kai, Hong Kong City Restaurant, and Sun Kai, all of which are a short distance from The Thistle Inn. Looking to explore? Then look no further than Ryan centre stranraer (0.3 km), Castle Of St John (0.3 km), and RSPB Mull of Galloway (0.7 km), which are some popular Stranraer attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the small hotel. The Thistle Inn puts the best of Stranraer at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Full view
75Somewhat walkable
Grade: 75 out of 100
27Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
6Attractionswithin 0.5 km
22Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • English
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Excellent, My son and I stayed for two nights (Dec 18) and room 5 had everything we needed. The shower was very good and the WiFi was one of the better ones we have experienced. Tea and coffee facilities in the room and breakast snacks easily bought from the local bakers
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Not at all what we expected, the welcome at the checkin area was appalling, accompanied by a group of drunken women at the bar who were scary to say the least The room (3) could be locked from the outside, which limited our ability to go out without putting everything back in
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Fantastic little place at the back of the Thistle inn. Little chalet like rooms all self contained. Good ensuite. Excellent parking. Friendly owners. The room was big enough & very clean. The bed was comfortable. The WiFi worked great. It’s two minutes to nearby town centre
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Very friendly, and helpful people, and very clean accommodation. Advised us where to find local amenities, which are all in easy walking distance to shops, restaurants, and harbour. Also very convenient for ferries.
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As most I checked the reviews before I left but as a last minute thing and availability we went for it anyway. I'm so glad I did! Yes on arrival the Main Street the thistle inn is situated looks a little rough around the edges but as we drove up the driveway it was like a
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Thistle inn: chalets and family room
This was our room
Lovely friendly clean b&b .couldn't have asked for more
Lovely friendly clean b&b .couldn't have asked for more
Thistle inn: chalets and family room
"cannot believe there are any good rooms"
"choose a better Inn to stay at."
"Look. Else where"
"The annexe at the rear, all rooms the same"
"go to another Hotel"
US$63 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandStranraer
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