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Reviewed 18 November 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed here at the end of October (You guessed it, with the same wedding party as the 2 reviews below!). We stayed in the cottage 'annex' which we were not expecting, but was a nice surprise, as we didn't realise they offered this sort of accommodation. It had 3 bedrooms (2 of them en suite) with...

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Reviewed 17 November 2013

We stayed here for three nights for a wedding, staying in the family room in the cottage and were very impressed. The room was plenty big enough, there was a huge amount of wardrobe storage and a superb, modern bathroom. Bedrooms were very comfy and warm. The breakfasts were delicious- lovely and warm with a great choice and served by...

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Reviewed 17 November 2013

The Waterfront Hotel hosted our wedding reception on in October, and also accommodated our entire wedding party over the course of the weekend. We picked Portpatrick as the venue for our big day due to fact that it holds a very close place in our hearts and its picturesque backdrop. From start to finish, nothing was too much for David,...

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Belper, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2013

We have been using The Waterfront for about ten years. We usually stay in self-catering accommodation in Portpatrick but we always aim dine out on at least two occasions on each visit at The Waterfront. We always find the menu to be totally inclusive and good value. The prices reflect the quality which is excellent. We've stayed at the Waterfront...

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Thank Peter P
Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2013

We ate early here on a Saturday in October before attending a wedding reception. The food was absolutely gorgeous - the pear and parsnip soup was so lovely and will be on our Christmas menu for the family. I also chose the lobster which was absolutely wonderful too. Definitely a return visit next time we are in the locality.

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Thank Margaret W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Being part of a large group filming for the BBC here, we had a great stay. Friendly staff, good food. Nice warm rooms on a windy cold day... And being a Londoner the FREE wifi, is a home comfort I couldn't live without. It would be a great place for romantics walks in the fresh sea air.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Early October in Portpatrick, went to the Waterfront on the strength of other reviews on tripadvisor. A very nice dining room with very nice staff Food was excellent,whitebait to die for,scallops,seabass all excellent,what a shame then that our experience was ruined by a large part of ignorant men on a nearby table who were hell bent on spoiling the evening...

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Thank Adrian S
Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Although we did not stay at this hotel, we dined in their restaurant for dinner. We found the food and service to be very good. We enjoy good seafood and were happy to find expertly prepared fresh local seafood here. I would highly recommend the hotel restaurant but would also recommend that you book a table if you will be...

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Thank Chancey1
Liverpool
Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights dinner bed and breakfast. Rooms are tiny but the food staff and heart of the place make up for this. Dinner was outstanding! Seafood choice - langoustines, mussels, lobster, sea bass, calamari, crab all sourced locally were cooked to perfection as was chefs homemade lemon tart! Just amazing. Great location, staff really friendly and nothing...

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perth
Reviewed 10 September 2013

This is our 3rd year attending Portpatrick music festival and staying at the Waterfront Hotel. Our stay was once again most enjoyable.We are a group of 6 and we all agreed that the food was first class and the staff could not be more helpful.We have already booked for next year.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterfront Hotel is situated directly on the harbour in the scenic village of Portpatrick and has 14 high quality en-suite bedrooms, many with sea view which provides the perfect venue to experience first class food and hospitality in this stunning corner of Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland. The hotel can comfortably provide accommodation for up to 30 persons and has a selection of rooms including two family rooms as well as two annex facilities which can be booked to provide private accommodation including lounge and garden areas, these annex amenities also have private access to the main street and are excellent for small groups or families. Our menus, which are changed regularly, are complemented by a carefully chosen selection of house and specialty wines. Our elegant restaurant serves an exciting and innovative selection of dishes to suit all tastes - vegetarian dishes are also catered for. Bar meals are also available and our popular Terrace area is the perfect way to ‘people watch’ and take in the stunning views of the harbour and across the Irish Sea whilst enjoying a drink or some delicious seafood. We also offer very attractive seasonal breaks including midweek packages and weekend breaks and for that romantic occasion or getaway, we provide all the little extras that will make your time with us memorable. Just let us know when you make your reservation and we will take care of the rest. The area has many activities to offer - fishing, walking, golf, tennis, riding to name but a few - you may well extend your time in Portpatrick to fit them all in or you may just wish to check in, unwind and enjoy everything that the hotel has to offer. The hotel can also provide hospitality facilities for small corporate functions and parties and is the perfect size host small scale conferences, meetings, seminars, corporate hospitality and training events as well as board meetings. The hotel can be booked exclusively and local area provides many activities to create team-building events and leadership programmes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfront Hotel

Address: 7 North Crescent, Portpatrick DG9 8SX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Portpatrick
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel Portpatrick, Scotland
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“Would recommend a sea view room.”
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