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    Dornoch Castle Hotel

    Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SD, Scotland
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    • Excellent50%
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    “four poster bed” (34 reviews)
    “tower room” (19 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 April 2015

    This is just a great place, situated in the heart of the village it's just so quaint it's almost English! The castle is great. Historical and atmospheric. The food is great the coffee great the service great the whiskey even better. And. The place is...More

    Thank JohnSunderlandUk
    Reviewed 30 March 2015

    Stayed here for a week. A few problems like no hot water one morning and breakfast not served until 8 but we were starting work early. Hotel is clean and quirky and the bathroom in my room was freezing as the toilet door closed there...More

    Thank the_globtrotters
    Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

    Great food and excellent whisky meny. I can't say much about the wine list, since I seldom drink wine. But those in my company that drink wine, think it has a good selection. The room is one of the better have seen, in the UK....More

    Thank Stig H
    Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

    Stayed one night at this hotel in a superior room. Check in was friendly and efficient. Our room, the Royal Dornoch was beautifully appointed. Proper coffee in the hospitality box and a lovely touch of a decanter of sherry. Our food was sublime. My partner...More

    1  Thank Nellicat
    Reviewed 8 March 2015

    An afternoon visit for tea; ask about their special whiskies; see the internal decor and warm ourselves beside the huge fire that is kept built-up. With all levels of whisky here, from £3 to well over £20, I tried a a superlative one at £7...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 167 - US$ 248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • United Kingdom >
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    • Scottish Highlands >
    • Caithness and Sutherland >
    • Dornoch
    • Also Known As
    • Dornoch Castle Hotel Scotland
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    Nearby Attractions
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    .40 km away
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    .07 km away
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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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    23 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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    18 September 2015|
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    The Royal Golf Hotel has hair dryers in every room.
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    "Rooms either face the cathedral or the dunes. Either is attractive."
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    "Excellent food"
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    "There is no lift so if you have a lot of luggage, a lower floor would be preferable."
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    "Call the hotel directly and staff wil help you find a room. All rooms we saw looked quite nice."
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