Dornoch Castle Hotel

Castle Street, Dornoch, United Kingdom  show map
 3 stars
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Dornoch Castle Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

Overview

The unique Dornoch Castle Hotel is situated in the center of Dornoch close to University of the Highlands and Islands, Raigmore Hospital and RNI Community Hospital.

The tranquil setting offers an easy access to restaurants and bars as well as nature reserves and gardens. A 35-minute drive to Inverness.

The city center is 10 minute walking distance from the hotel. Dornoch Castle Hotel is 40 minutes’ drive away from Inverness airport.

Rooms

Dornoch Castle Hotel comprises tasteful rooms with a traditional décor as well as a wonderful view over the cathedral. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, free toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can order seafood meals at the elegant restaurant.

Services

Aside from a baggage storage and free parking, guests can make use of wedding services, room service and housekeeping.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from 14:00-22:00 hours

Check-Out

  • until 08:00-10:00 hours

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Castle Street, Dornoch, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Dornoch
    200 m
Airports
  • Inverness (INV)
    37.6km
  • Wick (WIC)
    84.7km
Restaurants
  • Luigi's Restaurant (cuisine: Scottish)
    120 m
  • Dornoch Patisserie and Cafe (cuisine: Scottish)
    90 m
Beaches
  • Dornoch Beach
    620 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 14:00-22:00 hours
  • Check-Out:
    until 08:00-10:00 hours
  • Number of rooms:
    24

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 15m2
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  • Private bathroom
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Bright rooms all have a TV, tea/coffee and a private bathroom. Many rooms have views of the hotel’s walled garden, Dornoch Firth or Dornoch Cathedral. Please inform the hotel of bed preferences on the day of booking.

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    Superior Room
    Bed type: Double or Twin beds
    Size: 18m2
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    • Private bathroom
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    Bright, spacious rooms within the 15th- and 18th-century sections of the property. Features include a TV, tea and coffee and a private bathroom. Please inform the hotel of bed preferences on the day of booking.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Dornoch Castle Hotel Dornoch location
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      Hotel Address:

      Castle Street, Dornoch, United Kingdom

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Dornoch
        200 m
      Airports
      • Inverness (INV)
        37.6km
      • Wick (WIC)
        84.7km
      Restaurants
      • Luigi's Restaurant (cuisine: Scottish)
        120 m
      • Dornoch Patisserie and Cafe (cuisine: Scottish)
        90 m
      Beaches
      • Dornoch Beach
        620 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from 14:00-22:00 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until 08:00-10:00 hours
      • Number of rooms:
        24

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDornochDornoch Castle Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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      Dornoch Castle Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 100 m

      Museums

      • Historylinks Museum - 300 m

      Golf courses and Country clubs

      • Royal Dornoch Golf Club - 400 m

      Local Attractions

      • Tarbat Discovery Centre - 13.0km
        Tarbatness Road, Portmahomack

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Dornoch Cathedral - 100 m
          The Cathedral, Dornoch
        • Dornoch Beach - 620 m
          Beach Road, Dornoch
        • Historylinks Museum - 280 m
          The Meadows, Dornoch

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Luigi's Restaurant - 120 m

          Address: Castle Street
          Phone: 01862 810 893

          70% likes this, based on 156 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish
          Price Range: CAD 11 - CAD 53

        • The Eagle Hotel Restaurant - 120 m

          Address: Castle Street

          61% likes this, based on 93 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish

        • 2 Quail Restaurant - 140 m

          Address: Inistore House, Castle Street
          Phone: +44 (0)1862 811811

          80% likes this, based on 30 reviews
          Price Range: CAD 119 - CAD 120

        • Dornoch Patisserie and Cafe - 90 m

          Address: 1 High Street
          Phone: 1862 811148

          86% likes this, based on 52 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish

        • Alex Chinese Takeaway - 120 m

          Address: 75 Castle Street
          Phone: 01862 810004

          76% likes this, based on 71 reviews
          Cuisine: Chinese

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from 14:00-22:00 hours
        • Check-Out:
          until 08:00-10:00 hours
        • Number of rooms:
          24

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDornochDornoch Castle Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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        Dornoch Castle Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Dornoch Castle Hotel

        Individual guest reviews

        • Single
          6.2

          The room was very small and the bed was basically wedged into a wall. As i arrived a little late, there was virtually nothing to eat. As Dornoch shuts down at approx. 18:00 I had to go to a chinese take-out to get food at 9:00. The staff was of little help. Probably a good hotels for families with children.

          I could not get assistance when I arrived. I would suggest that the staff that manage the restaurant do not also manage incoming guests.

        • Family with children
          6.2

          Location, breakfast room, breakfast.

          Walking through a public lounge to an unimpresive, unstaffed receptiop desk does not create a good first impression. Room was non-descript and reminded us of a mountain motel in the US, probably not of a standard one expects of a castle hotel.

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          The staff was very freindly, the rooms were apacious and quiet

        • Single
          8.2

          Pleasant friendly staff, excellent breakfast, excellent value

        • Family with children
          10.0

          The fact that it was a Castle! The staff were friendly and helpful. The food was excellent and the room was clean, tidy and very comfortable. The general atmosphere was great.

          Loved staying at Dornoch Castle, will definitely stay there again sometime!

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Excellent location. Bed was very comfortable and bathroom clean. The garden area is lovely in good weather, I only wished we had more time to spend in the hotel.

          The room was rather hot as it faced the sun - perhaps a fan would have helped (I don't imagine that is a problem for more than a few weeks in the year!). No fridge. The carpet in the hallway leading to the room was badly stained. Some people may be put off with the Reception area being the in the public bar - if you have a confidential request to make of staff or if you have children perhaps this is not the ideal place for Reception.

        • Single
          5.8

          Old building, had atmosphere. TV and generous coffee/tea making facility. Wi fi available but only for half an hour.

          Residents lounge was uninviting and tired looking. Single bedroom was very small . Single glazed window. Noisy plumbing . Thin walls.

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          Staff and location

          Expensive and old fashioned hotel.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          We stayed in the Hayloft and found this very good for a self catering holiday. It was situated close to the beach, castle and golf course.

        • Single
          6.2

          Friendliness of staff and food

          Poor standard of single room plus I was discouraged from using amex card although the hotel does accept amex

        • Single
          9.6

          As a lone traveller, the staff made me feel very welcome, comfortable and were very helpful. The location was also great!

          There was no phone in my room (the only room in the hotel without a phone), having said that, the hotel let me use their phone free of charge to call home!

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          CLean, friendly, attention to detail good, staff pleasant and happy with their work

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The hotel is conveniently located, well appointed and comfortable. Staff were very pleasant and helpful.

          Parking can be inconvenient, and there's no lift

        • Couple
          10.0

          We had a lovely stay at Dornoch Castle, and would like to thank the staff for making us feel very welcome and relaxed, the food was beautiful

        • Family with children
          8.8

          The hotel was comfortable and the staff was nice.

          It's an old hotel and the price is too high for this.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Dornoch Castle Hotel Dornoch location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Castle Street, Dornoch, United Kingdom

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Dornoch
          200 m
        Airports
        • Inverness (INV)
          37.6km
        • Wick (WIC)
          84.7km
        Restaurants
        • Luigi's Restaurant (cuisine: Scottish)
          120 m
        • Dornoch Patisserie and Cafe (cuisine: Scottish)
          90 m
        Beaches
        • Dornoch Beach
          620 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from 14:00-22:00 hours
        • Check-Out:
          until 08:00-10:00 hours
        • Number of rooms:
          24

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDornochDornoch Castle Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

        Use Badge