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Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to stay a couple of nights in our motorhome at the Isle of Whithorn. On Saturday we thought we'd give this pub a try for lunch, having perused the menu a few times in passing! It is a popular place for locals and visitors and even in late October it was doing good business. There is a choice... More 

Thank nickandchris
Penrith, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on a wild and windy afternoon. Staff friendly and chatted to others also stopping for a quick drink away from the wind. Loved the fact they would do a lovely pot of tea when most others were drinking beer.

Thank Ellen C
Southport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Booked as trip advisor looked good. Day before we observed people eating in dining room at front of place. Looked inviting. We were shown into a a dismal conservatory in the back of the place. The food was served cold and very average. Such a shame . The place has potential to be really nice.

Thank Anne s
Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Steam Packet situated just down the road from where we stayed in a self catering accommodation is a most welcoming place; not only is the food good, the staff are very pleasant, the customers are friendly and chatty and the views are picturesque. Its a very busy pub so that in it self tells you just how good it... More 

Thank Jean A
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70 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Reliving my wife's memories of family and friends as they originally came from that area, we popped into the Steam Packet for a light lunch which was good quality. The staff were pleasant and willing to please.. Would not hesitate to recommend.

Thank vectra800
Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A first class lunch: I had haddock and chips, freshly cooked and very tasty, my husband had a seafood platter which was beautifully presented and included a wide variety of fish accompanied by lovely bread. That was more than enough to satisfy our hunger but we couldn't resist the cheesecake and each managed to demolish the ample portion of homemade... More 

Thank K1977HIcatherine
Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My wife & I booked to stay here for 7 nights in August, having eaten here before while visiting friends who live locally. A bit of a mixed bag really. The location & views are beautiful , the staff are very helpful & friendly, & the meals, especially the breakfasts are excellent. However, the room we had was very dated,... More 

Thank arfurdaley2016
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102 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We were recommended the steam packet by a local shop we called in to yesterday, the food was absolutely amazing and was well worth the money, I just regret not having enough room in my belly to sample the desserts, the staff were very friendly and nothing seemed to much :) we felt very welcome, and wish we had come... More 

Thank Prinnyjay
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Visited this pub/restaurant and was the worst place we have visited so far! The bar person was ignorant and rude! No please or thank you when we ordered drinks. Turned away and put his hand out to me to receive payment without looking at me whilst serving next customer. No info about beer although there was an extensive selection.. Felt... More 

Thank SusanBorders
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

what can i say the Location is Fantastic with views over the Harbour amazing, a small but very friendly spot, the hotel itself is old with a lot of character with some very friendly and pleasant staff,The rooms are very comfortable, some are large with a view over the harbour (and pet friendly), The FOOD , what can i say... More 

Thank davewashington

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Steam Packet Inn

Address: Harbour Row, Isle of Whithorn DG8 8LL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Isle of Whithorn
Price Range: ₹ 4,736 - ₹ 5,080 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Steam Packet Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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Steam Packet Hotel Wigtown
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Didn't stay here, only ate.”
 of 5 bubbles nickandchris, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a better room & view”
 of 5 bubbles arfurdaley2016, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“not applicable”
 of 5 bubbles SusanBorders, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“harbour sea view”
 of 5 bubbles davewashington, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms were large and comfortable with en-suite facilities and well provided with tea, coffee, biscuits and Bottled Water”
 of 5 bubbles 107JamesG, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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