Ideally located on Stranraer seafront, overlooking Loch Ryan and just 5 minutes' walk from the town center and train station, this family-run guest house offers free Wi-Fi, ample, free, off-street parking, scenic views and cooked breakfasts. Cairnryan ferry terminal is only a 5-minute drive. Delicious full Scottish breakfasts are served daily in the dining room at Lakeview, and continental options are also available. Special diets and early breakfasts can also be arranged. The property offers a snack menu, which is served in the dining room and includes homemade soups and toasties. The guest house is just 5 minutes' walk from a selection of shops and restaurants. The shores of Loch Ryan are just yards away, and Stranraer Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Breakfast to go

Free Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.6
Cleanliness
9.8
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
9.7
Location
9.7
Free Wifi
9.6
High score for Stranraer
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  • Laura
    Canada Canada
    Very cozy and run by really nice caring people. The owners are nearby for any issues.
  • Anne
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    spic and span. nice communal areas. well stocked kitchen for 3am departures. v friendly owner. parking outside. whiskey!!
  • Maurita
    United States of America United States of America
    It was attractive and extremely well cared for. The breakfast was delicious, the “wee dram” and the chocolate by my bed were just what the doctor ordered.

Managed by Alan & Elaine Logan

Company review score: 9.9Based on 1,021 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

My name is Alan and with my wife Elaine we have been running Lakeview for 20 years and we pride ourselves in offering our customers clean modern rooms with flat screen TVs and free Wifi .

Property info

Lakeview is a 19th century Victorian townhouse that retains much of its original period features including ornate ceiling roses and cornicing. The current owners have been at the property for 20 years.

Neighborhood info

Lakeview is located on the sea front in Stranraer and is only a 2 min walk away from the town centre with its numerous restaurants and the castle of St John,we are also only a 5 min drive from Stranraer golf club.

Language Spoken

English

Area info

Amenities of Lakeview Guest House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
Kitchen
  • High chair
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Playground
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Suit press
    • Baggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    • Packed lunches
    • Express check-in/out
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • CCTV outside property
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Safe
    General
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Carpeted
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Iron
    Accessibility
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Lakeview Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Check-out

    Until 10:00 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.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 17 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Lakeview Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking

    Smoking is not allowed.

    Parties

    Parties/events are not allowed

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please could guests contact the guest house with an estimated arrival time, either by email or telephone. The property is happy to accommodate late arrivals from the ferries by prior arrangement only.

    Please note that Lakeview has no ground-floor bedrooms or disabled facilities. For the safety and comfort of their guests, smoking is not permitted in Lakeview.

    Guests are kindly requested to inform the guest house of their estimated time of arrival. This can be noted in the Comments Box during booking.

    Packed breakfasts are available for guests traveling on early ferries to Belfast or Larne.

    Please inform Lakeview Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    License number: C, DG00103F

    FAQs about Lakeview Guest House

    • Lakeview Guest House is 1,800 feet from the center of Stranraer. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Guests staying at Lakeview Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • À la carte
      • Breakfast to go

    • Lakeview Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Playground
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Beachfront
      • Beach

    • Check-in at Lakeview Guest House is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Yes, Lakeview Guest House is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

    • Room options at Lakeview Guest House include:

      • Single
      • Double
      • Family
      • Twin/Double
      • Twin