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Reviewed 6 June 2016

Just got back from our annual golf weekend in Portpatrick staying once again at the Downshire. Jenny as usual was very helpful during the planning of our trip booking both the accommodation and the golf. The hotel is right in the middle of the town and close to the golf courses at Portpatrick Dunskey and Stranraer (our courses of choice)...

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Stayed here with a bunch of golfing friends. Food in the restaurant for breakfast and dinner cannot be faulted. However rooms are old, antiquated and need of some modernisation. there for 2 days and had to endure cold water shoers, didnt matter what time of the day. TV didn't work. One of my golfing friends encountered a'tick' embedded in his...

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Portholidayhomes, Owner at The Downshire Hotel, responded to this review

It is very unfair that someone can put a review on which is totally untrue. All our laundry is done by a professional company. This is possible a competitor trying to run us down if not I would like to hear form the person concerned. Please contact me Paul Phillips

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here over the weekend with friends. A large group, 6 adults and 4 kids, we stayed in the 3 storey holiday home attached to the pub. Accommodation was beautiful, fully fitted kitchen, 2 double rooms and a triple. Only 1 bathroom tho, small WC on bottom floor but could do with another shower room at least. We went to...

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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and his 4 friends cycled down and stayed here one night at a cost of £55 for DBB. The hotel allowed for him to take their bags down the week before and leave them there for them arriving. They had a superb stay from start to finish. They said both the dinner and the breakfast was great quality...

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Reviewed 6 May 2016

Had a meal here when staying in portpatrick, was really busy but staff still went about there duties in a most efficient, friendly manner. Meal was pub grub but well presented, tasty and warm, all in all a really enjoyable meal

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016

during our stay in portpatrick we visited the downshire arms and had a meal in the public bar. The food was good quality, very tasty and produced quickly. The atmosphere in the bar was warm and friendly which enabled us to have a relaxing meal. The open coal fire also helps people feel at home. Will visit again on our...

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I've stayed at this hotel a long time ago. As we were staying at a guest house this time, we needed to find a place for a meal. I've never seen Portpatrick so quiet (evening of 21 March) and we were the only ones in the restaurant. The staff were very hospitable and we both had fish. Nice restaurant upstairs....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We had a family stay at portpatrick and found this pub to be teenager friendly. They could play juke box and play pool until their hearts content! Friendly staff made us feel welcome, also good atmosphere and food. Lively bar and suited us all, spend a Saturday afternoon in here.

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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I called midweek and had the meal deal 2 dishes for a tenner it was very average .on the plus side the staff were very attentive. and the pub has good atmosphere with a proper coal fire in .its also dog and child friendly.

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Newmilns, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Popped into The Downside as it was just over from our rental. Lovely welcoming pub. Served lovely pub grub. No complaints at all and the bar staff were very friendly. Not sure about the entertainment on the Saturday night though. Would definately go back. Great time had by all.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Downshire Hotel

Address: 14 Main Street, Portpatrick DG9 8JJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Portpatrick
Price Range: RM375 - RM717 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“No Comment”
 of 5 bubbles alexR6858JO, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Meal only we didn't stay”
 of 5 bubbles ScotlandSugarbabe, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on top floor have best views, room 10 is en suite”
 of 5 bubbles StKittsUk, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Not resident”
 of 5 bubbles SheilaB706, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Saturday Night can be a little loud with local Groups and Bands performing, but it makes for a Great evening”
 of 5 bubbles ThomasF197, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
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