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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were stranded in the town and just needed a place to rest our heads that evening. Our options were limited, and we found this place. It fit 4 people, and was close by. We arrived, and had to check in at the bar. The bartender was wonderful - friendly, carried my heavy bag upstairs (3 flights!) , and arranged...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very satisfactory given what I wanted. Needed to stay in Stranraer overnight and this place made it relaxed and comfortable. Nice and cheap. Room was pretty good. Not really any noise when I was there. The place made me feel pleasant. The guy who checked me in and showed me to the room was friendly. The TV didn't have a...

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Thank Peter L
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap; tea, coffe and TV in room; seperate shower and toilet shared with other rooms. Good enough accomodation at the price Not great for motorcyclists as parking is either on street or insecure yard. If you're catching the ferry to Northern Ireland, get something in Cairnryan.

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Thank Alan O
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Paid upfront for a family room night before Xmas eve ferry, room was dirty, left over towels and coffee sachets from previous guests & TV was not working. Bathroom was shared with other guests (and pub clientele able to make their way upstairs as resident door was not secure!), toilet and shower were very dirty & disgusting. Free car parking...

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Thank bridgetteroche
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I can't believe there are places like this! I thought I had gone back in time to slums. 1 shared toilet (not working) & 1 shared shower/bathroom to every 5 rooms. Loud music from the pub below, loud shouting from outside on the street. The mattress was uncomfortable, I actually started searching for somewhere else to stay at 11pm. Oh...

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Thank Margaret B
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 11 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 28 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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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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 )
Services
  • 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: RM172 - RM222 (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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