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    Dobbins Inn Hotel

    6-8 High Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AF, Northern Ireland
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    Reviewed 19 September 2017

    Used this place as a base so we could explore this beautiful part of Ireland. Such a lovely hotel with lots of character about it. All the staff were very nice and made us feel really welcome. Nice bar. Bedroom very clean and comfortable. Good...More

    Thank cathwiggan
    Response from OwnerDobbins, General Manager at Dobbins Inn HotelResponded 21 September 2017

    Dear Guest, You are welcome and its lovely to read your comments. We are the perfect base for exploring this area, as there really is so must to see. Perhaps we will see you another time. Kind regards Kirsty Fallis

    Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

    Haven't been here in years, met up with a few friends to have a drink,friends were served however I was ignored, eventually got the barmans attention and my pint. My drink came to £3 pounds and change, presented the barman with a £10 pound note...More

    Thank davehni
    Response from OwnerDobbins, General Manager at Dobbins Inn HotelResponded 21 September 2017

    Dear Davehi, I am truly sorry to read your comments. Our staff are all so friendly and attentive that it surprises me that you think you were ignored on purpose. I can assure you that this has not been the case, and in actual fact...More

    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Stayed for two nights in early September, we were well received, and all the staff here were very friendly and accommodating. The room was very cosy, comfortable, and quiet, with WiFi readily available. As per a prior note in another review, the view from our...More

    1  Thank Colin T
    Response from OwnerDobbins, General Manager at Dobbins Inn HotelResponded 21 September 2017

    Dear Colin, Thank you for taking the time to post such lovely and kind comments. We think our location is perfect for exploring other parts of Northern Ireland. We find that a lot of people use us for a base and travel short distances to...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for a night on a Saturday ... we were bitterly disappointed. The room while clean is very basic and could do with a serious refurb. Equally the view of the crumbling building and untidy back area was also not great. For what we...More

    Thank Grant R
    Response from OwnerDobbins, General Manager at Dobbins Inn HotelResponded 21 September 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your thoughts on your stay. The room in question is the last room to be refurbished and while perfectly clean and adequate it does need attention. Due to a busy season we have been unable...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    Excellent accommodation, excellent choice of breakfast included in the very reasonable price. Staff extremely friendly, will be returning without a doubt. Right across road from Carrickfergus Castle, well position for train to Belfast.

    Thank Dtrotters
    Response from OwnerDobbins, General Manager at Dobbins Inn HotelResponded 21 September 2017

    Dear Guest, I look forward to seeing you again and thank you for your positive feedback about your stay with us. Kind regards Kirsty Fallis

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    retired5_2011
    9 June 2016|
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    Response from OwnerDobbins | Property representative |
    There is on restricted on street parking from 5.00pm - 9am over night, directly outside the hotel. However we can direct you where there is free parking close by.
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    Sharon W
    18 August 2015|
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    Response from QualityIrelandlady | Reviewed this property |
    Suggest you contact hotel directly for availability. Have a spooky stay!
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    Nancy B
    30 November 2014|
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    Response from OwnerDobbins | Property representative |
    Yes, we have twins rooms and free standing showers. All prices booked directly with the hotel include full breakfast. Kind regards Kirsty
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    "Room No5 top floor is fantastic"
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    "no elevator so lower floors are better no first floor rooms"
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    "Upper floor is quiet."
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    "They have a band some nights so perhaps ask for a room furthest from the bar."
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