Dornoch Castle Hotel
AddressCastle Street DornochSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
This 16th-century former bishop’s palace makes a wonderful place to stay, particularly if you upgrade to a superior room, which have views, space, whisky and chocolates on the welcome tray and (some) a four-poster bed; the deluxe rooms are unforgettable. Cheaper rooms (single/double £50/65), simpler, without the historic atmosphere, are also available in adjoining buildings.
Our independent authors have visited Dornoch Castle Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Dornoch.
Description provided by property
A 500-year-old converted Scottish castle, this hotel is set in the centre of Durnoch, opposite a 13th-century cathedral. It boasts period features throughout the property, as well as fine dining and quiet walled gardens.
Bright rooms all have a TV, tea/coffee and a private bathroom, whilst some also include a seating area and a four-poster bed. Many rooms have views of the hotel’s walled garden, Dornoch Firth or Dornoch Cathedral.
The award-winning Garden Restaurant has original 15th-century stone walls and wooden floors. It offers traditional Scottish dishes using local produce including local seafood, Aberdeen Angus beef and Highland venison.
Dornoch Castle Hotel is a 15-minute walk from the seashore and 10 minutes’ walk away is Royal Dornoch Golf Club. Pubs and restaurants are just a few minutes’ walk.
Check-In Information: If you are due to arrive outside of the hotel’s published check-in times, please contact reception in advance, in order to inform them of your estimated time of arrival. You can contact reception by telephone or via email, using the contact details supplied on your confirmation email.
If you would like to dine please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Services & facilities
- Non-smoking throughout
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Room service
- Free WiFi
- Internet services
- Free parking
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