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Auckland NZ
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Stayed in this early 14th century B&B on trip around Ireland. You could tell it was old with the low ceilings and wavy floor. Lots of character. Comfortable and good Irish breakfast. The best part was going to the bar on the lower floor and meeting the locals over a guiness. Just 15 min from the airport on the way...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Just back from an overnight stay at Dobbins. It has a great bar with lots of character, which serves meals. We go there regularly on a Saturday for lunch, so we knew the food was going to be great as always. We arrived on a cold miserable wet evening. We were greeted a in most friendly manner by the receptionist....

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Reviewed 31 October 2014

The food in dobbins inn bar is second to none. The combo starter is £9:95 and is superb, giant potatoe wedges, chicken wings, ribs dressed mushroom ect. A main meal for 2 people £11:95. &da selection of sweets starting at £3:95. The portions are very generous. & is warm on arrival at table.the staff are friendly & the service is...

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Myself and my new wife spent two nights at Dobbins and could not fault anything. We had a great stay and were treated extremely well. The food was more than reasonably priced, very tasty with plenty of variety and the breakfast was a perfect way to start the day. We thoroughly enjoyed our couple of days and will hopefully be...

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Reviewed 15 October 2014

Enjoyed carvary before so took full advantage of living social offer. Food good as usual although normal tall handsome chef was on holiday. Overheard one table being critical over some of the dishs something about being outaged and 80s but as far as carvarys go ,usual starter choices ,four roasts and a good helping of desserts what more could you...

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Reviewed 13 October 2014

Me and my partner stayed in room 21,after our meal we came back to our room my partner was in the bathroom and shouted into me to stop messing about something fell and touched her leg but I was lying on the bed I didn't do nothing I went in there was a cold air then something touch my face...

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Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

Love coming here for the food. Came for the sunday carvery and as usual didn't disappoint (was so stuffed couldn't manage the delicious deserts on offer). Good food, good prices & pleasant staff. What more can you ask for.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Visited recently for the Sunday Carvery. Giving this a one star is doing them a favour. If you love food from the 80s then this is for you, however their Sunday carvery is shockingly outdated. Prawn cocktail, egg mayonnaise, sausages, pate for starter among others. Then for main course its dry, overcooked meat (still cooking for an hour in the...

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OwnerDobbins, Manager at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your opinion of our Traditional Sunday Carvery. We have a very popular following of people who enough the traditional food, atmosphere and personal service we provide. It certainly does not suit everyone, that is clear from your comments. I would disagree with your statement about the lack of flavour, taste and "packet" products as...

Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Last night of holiday before getting ferry home,great place to stay food is excellent portions are huge and very reasonably priced ,rooms are small but spotless ,staff are very friendly and dogs are very welcome .

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OwnerDobbins, Manager at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments, delighted your departure from Northern Ireland was a positive one. Kind regards Kirsty Fallis

Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

I had to stay in Carrickfergus after going to a friends wedding and booked the Dobbins simply because I liked the look of it. Anyway I definitely made a good choice because the place was great to stay in and the staff were all very helpful and friendly. As at most weddings I overindulged so unfortunately slept in a bit...

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OwnerDobbins, Manager at Dobbins Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments. Sometimes it is the little things that make a difference, glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Kind regards Kirsty Fallis

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Inn dating back to 13th Century, with many a ghostly tale, located in the heart of Carrickfergus.15 well appointed bedrooms, ensuite & with complimentary WIFI. Popular bar lounge & restaurant serving traditional food throughout the day.Small meeting room for personal dining or team conferences ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dobbins Inn Hotel

Address: 6-8 High Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AF, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Carrickfergus
Price Range: RM352 - RM426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dobbins Inn Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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