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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I stay in a lot of bed and breakfasts with work and weekends away fishing and though some are very basic they serve their purpose and never have I felt the need to complain. However last week 3 of us stayed here ,only for one night thankfully and honestly it is an absolute disgrace. Yes we had read the poor...

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Im a work man and I stay in hotels an b&b all the time and thought some places were rough until I seen this place it was so rough I slept in my cloths ontop of the bed the whole place is dirty and distroyed. The only thing is the staff are amazing the bar man rang his friend to...

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1Thank Roders S
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Nothing special. Very dated and in need of TLC; crumbling plaster, cracks, etc. Wouldn't take a shower there unless I wore my crocs, but the bedding was clean and comfy. I guess the price reflects what you get (£40 for double room for 2). Was only using as a place to put my head down whilst grabbing Scotlands Most Southerly...

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Thank LauraFiddes
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This place is a great bargain. The staff were wonderful and helpful. The bar downstairs is fun and has a pool table. The bathroom floor was a little water damaged, but overall the place was clean and comfortable. I enjoyed staying here very much. Set expectations for an old inn and be pleasantly surprised. This is not like a chain...

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Thank Ross P
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Curry night at the Arkhouse is Thursday and all I can say is what great tasting food with a pint for under £7 been here 5 times now and never had a bad meal staff very friendly and helpful Decor needs attention but it's one of the oldest Pubs in Stranraer

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Thank Wendy S
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here prior to taking a ferry the following morning to Larne and regretted choosing this hotel - Even though it was just a place to crash before our early morning ferry crossing. The hotel is in desperate need of repair and modernisation, there were loose wires in the bedroom, dirty laundry across the hallway and the shower/bathroom were...

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Thank MDGEO
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Arriving at this location is not very inviting, The building looks like it never left the 1950s and the decor inside looked the same. The only positive thing was that the staff member was friendly. Being shown to my room was a bit of a farce. The room key appeared lost so was shown to another room. That room had...

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Thank Martin T
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This was a terrible experience I can't state how bad this place was, dirty, disgusting, stairways were badly lit, broken bannisters the carpets were dirty, the ceilings had had water ingress and were stained, one of my companions had not lights in his room, the television remote was missing he couldn't watch the box. The Bathroom was another chapter for...

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2Thank Mariner500
Reviewed 16 May 2016

HI, myself and 3 other friends had the misfortune to spend one night in this place. I would class it as a doss house rather than a hotel. 4 men in 4 separate rooms 2 charged £25 and two charged £40. My £40 room had a small sink, an old TV badly fitted, no remote to operate it. the floor...

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Thank Paul S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The Ark House inn has a super central location. Their prices are very reasonable and the staff were friendly. I was given a bedroom overlooking the main street and was pleasantly surprised as it was as you would expect in a 3 star hotel - TV, free tea and coffee, and nice towels/soaps. The bar area downstairs has a real...

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Warm friendly family run hotel. Good food, good beer. Private parking, beer garden and games room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ark House Inn

Address: 17-19 Church Street, Stranraer DG9 7JG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Stranraer
Price Range: $63 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Don't, find another hotel.”
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 of 5 bubbles Mariner500, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Can't comment on rooms as we didn't stay, we just dined there”
 of 5 bubbles RebeccaY142, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I wouldn't bother booking any room, they were all a health hazard. The whole place needs closing down.”
 of 5 bubbles pegleg974, 23 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Choose a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles baronredcar, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Book somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles 408allanp, 24 Jun 2014 | Read review
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