This property is a 12-minute walk from the beach. A 500-year-old converted Scottish castle, this hotel is in the center of Durnoch, across from a 13th-century cathedral. It has period features throughout the property, as well as fine dining and quiet walled gardens.

Bright rooms all have a TV, tea/coffee and a private bathroom, while some also include a sitting area and a four-post bed. Many rooms have views of the hotel’s walled garden, Dornoch Firth or Dornoch Cathedral.

The award-winning Garden Restaurant has original 15th-century stone walls and hardwood floors. It offers traditional Scottish dishes using local produce including local seafood, Aberdeen Angus beef and Highland venison.

Dornoch Castle Hotel is a 15 minute walk from the seashore and a 10 minute walk away is Royal Dornoch Golf Club. Pubs and restaurants are just a few minutes’ walk.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Dornoch Castle Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 6, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info

Continental

Free parking available at the hotel


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Carnegie Club Skibo Castle
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  • Royal Dornoch Golf Club
    0.2 miles
  • Dunrobin Castle
    7.8 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Embo Beach
    2.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Inverness Airport
    23.5 miles
  • Wick John O’Groats Airport
    52.8 miles
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Amenities of Dornoch Castle Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance Off-site
  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Packed lunches
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Dornoch Castle Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Curfew

The entrance to the property is closed between 12:00 AM and 6:30 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
£10 per child, per night
3 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
£10 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Dornoch Castle Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Check-In Information:
If you are due to arrive outside of the hotel’s published check-in times, please contact reception in advance, in order to inform them of your estimated time of arrival. You can contact the front desk by telephone or via email, using the contact details supplied on your confirmation email.

If you would like to dine please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

FAQs about Dornoch Castle Hotel

  • Dornoch Castle Hotel is 350 feet from the center of Dornoch.

  • Guests staying at Dornoch Castle Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Dornoch Castle Hotel.

  • Room options at Dornoch Castle Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Single

  • Dornoch Castle Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding
    • Live music/Performance

  • Check-in at Dornoch Castle Hotel is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Dornoch Castle Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Dornoch Castle Hotel by:

    • Car 1h 20min