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    Dornoch Castle Hotel

    Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SD, Scotland
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    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    We had a lovely large room with corner windows in the " new" section of the hotel. Room #9. The bathroom was newly renovated & also large. Our friends were also comfortable in their room #8. We had been offered a room in the original...More

    Thank RandiDI
    Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 30 October 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for your review, your feedback has been passed to the team and we hope to be able to welcome you back again. Kind Regards, Matt

    Reviewed 22 October 2017

    We booked dinner bed and breakfast for £250 for one night stay. This was a treat to celebrate my birthday. It was a disappointment all round . The reception area in the middle of he bar - not much privacy. The member of staff on...More

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    Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for reviewing your stay, and I am very sorry that it did not come up to your expectations. I will try and summarise your points raised as best possible on here, however if you wish to discuss anything further I would...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2017

    Stayed here two nights in September while doing the North Coast 500. Nothing really special about the room. The bar was quite nice, with a big fireplace and a wide choice of whiskies. However, when ordered, the bartender confessed they couldn't make a martini!?? They...More

    Thank dwgibbs
    Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure having you stay here. I am happy you had a chance to try our gin, its something we are very excited about here and look out for our new release coming out at the...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    The hotel has all the atmosphere expected from a castle. The bar is exquisite with a huge fireplace and stock of more than 270 different brands of whisky. The staff are very welcoming and helpful. The food in the restaurant was delicious with special mention...More

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    Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our bar is in line for a big refurbishment at the start of next year and will have much more of a bar feel. Thank you for...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

    Dinner in the evening was delicious, the bar was very cozy. The wifi was only available in one room and the bar, so you could not do anything in your room. During the night it was overall very noisy, as if there was some kind...More

    Thank Leo L
    Response from dornochcastle, General Manager at Dornoch Castle HotelResponded 11 October 2017

    Good Morning Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience in the restaurant and bar, however I was disappointed to read about your disrupted night. We are currently looking at extending the wifi range to reach all hotel bedrooms and...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$177 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Caithness and Sutherland >
    • Dornoch
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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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    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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