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Ben Ma Cree
2.5 out of 5
Military Drive, Portpatrick, Stranraer, Scotland
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9.1 mi from city centre
Ben Ma Cree
Little Laight
3.5 out of 5
Lochryan House Cairnryan, Stranraer, Scotland
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0.82 mi from city centre
Little Laight
Portpatrick Hotel
3 out of 5
HEUGH ROAD DG98TQ, DG98TQ, Stranraer, SCT
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9.38 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (106 reviews)

"I liked how clean and tidy the hotel was but the bed was a little small"…"

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2019

Portpatrick Hotel
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No 4 Portpatrick
3.5 out of 5
4 Blair Terrace, Portpatrick, Stranraer, Stranraer, Scotland
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9.34 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"A very friendly welcome. Comfortable room with an EXCELLENT shower!! Our dogs were welcome. Lovely top quality breakfast. Made to feel really welcome. Reasonably priced. Following all government guidance regarding covid-19. Would recommend and if we were to return we'd return here. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

No 4 Portpatrick
Mount Stewart Hotel
4 out of 5
South Crescent, Stranraer, Scotland
The price is £90 per night from 5 Feb to 6 Feb
9.46 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"Lovely location on top of hill with great sea views. Our room, Buchanan, had a table and chairs in front of window with sofa and then bed behind them. Could see the sea from all. Bed was comfy and bath also has sea view. Staff friendly and very accommodating (went during COVID circuit breaker 2 weeks). ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2020

Mount Stewart Hotel
Lakeview Guest House
3 out of 5
19 Agnew Crescent, Stranraer, Scotland
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4.15 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)

"Lovely guest house very friendly staff breakfast great . Will definitely be back and would recommend to my family. 😀"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

Lakeview Guest House
Apartment 19
3.5 out of 5
South Crescent, Stranraer, Scotland
The price is £110 per night from 13 Feb to 14 Feb
9.47 mi from city centre
Apartment 19
Stay in a Castle: Royal Loft Apartment on a Private 2000-acre Estate by the Sea
Crown Hotel
3 out of 5
9 North Crescent, Stranraer, Scotland
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9.38 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (52 reviews)

"Ideal for our weekend break. Clean, great location with friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2020

Crown Hotel
Walled Garden Heritage Coachman's Cottage on 2000-acre Private Estate by the Sea
4 Charming Portpatrick Holiday House With Beautiful Sea Views. Dog Friendly
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9.13 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Great house in a great location.

"From booking to leaving the process was seamless. The property was spotless with all the neccesary equipment in the kitchen. And covid measures in place. The beds and pillows are the most comfy I have ever used in a rental property. Attention to detail is evident in all rooms. A lovely place for ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2020

4 Charming Portpatrick Holiday House With Beautiful Sea Views. Dog Friendly
The Auld Cairn
3 out of 5
Main Street, Stranraer, Scotland
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The price is £78 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
0.25 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (76 reviews)
Overnight stay at The Auld Cairn

"We stayed overnight before catching the early ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast. The Auld Cairn was very convenient and comfortable, with armchairs to relax in, while drinking our tea and looking over the loch. We visited during Covid restrictions and The Auld Cairn was scrupulously clean, and had ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

The Auld Cairn
Longforth Farm Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Longforth Farm Cottage Auchenmalg, Glenluce, Newton Stewart, Scotland
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13.71 mi from city centre
Longforth Farm Cottage
Pend House
3.5 out of 5
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16.58 mi from city centre
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Thornbank House
4 out of 5
Thornbank Road, Stranraer, Scotland
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The price is £83 per night from 21 Jan to 22 Jan
3.78 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (69 reviews)

"Thornbank house hostess Fiona is very helpful and goes out of her way to make sure that you have a very pleasant stay at Thornbank, she will make you a lovely breakfast that sets you up for your day ahead, everything is set up with hand gel stations and wipes in the rooms and also in dining room ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

Thornbank House
The Waterfront Hotel & Bistro
3 out of 5
7 NORTH CRESCENT, Stranraer, Scotland
The price is £54 per night from 18 Feb to 19 Feb
9.38 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (97 reviews)

"Great scenery from room, excellent breakfast and friendly staff, well organised for social distancing and comfortable bed and room nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2020

The Waterfront Hotel & Bistro
Harbour Lights Guesthouse
3.5 out of 5
7 Agnew Crescent, Stranraer, Scotland
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4.14 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Best place we have stayed in Stranraer!

"Really nice B&B, very clean, and lovely staff. The room was spotless, very covid safe, had everything that you needed and even got a little glass of Whisky on arrival. Breakfast was also very nice. Will definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2020

Harbour Lights Guesthouse
Cairnryan B&B
Main Street, Stranraer, Scotland
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0.51 mi from city centre
Cairnryan B&B
Fernhill Hotel
4 out of 5
Heugh Road, Stranraer, Scotland
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9.18 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (50 reviews)

"Excellent place to go and great scenery and a short walk down to the bay although there is a couple of minutes walk down to the bay"…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Fernhill Hotel
North West Castle Hotel
3 out of 5
Port Rodie, Stranraer, Scotland
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4.11 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (153 reviews)
lovely stay

"Lovely staff , ample parking. Very comfortable large rooms - one of the best night sleep I have had while away from home for a while - very peaceful. We used this as a base to explore mull of Galloway and portpatrick and would not hesitate to stay again. Breakfast was lovely and very well served ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

North West Castle Hotel
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Pocket Guide: Cairnryan

Visiting Stranraer

Visitors will appreciate the restaurants, bars, and coffeehouses in Stranraer. This lakefront city also attracts visitors with its welcoming and walkable ambiance.
  • There are 2 Stranraer hotels
  • January is the most expensive month to travel here, while March tends to be the cheapest

Sightseeing around Stranraer

Stranraer is adjacent to Kirkcolm. Top sights in the area include Castle Kennedy Gardens and Logan Botanic Garden.

Getting around Stranraer

There are many transportation options in Stranraer. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Staying in Stranraer

Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • Rhins of Galloway, averaging GBP 146.58/night
  • The Auld Cairn, averaging GBP 89.87/night
A 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Rhins of Galloway with a 5 out of 5 user rating while The Auld Cairn has a 4.2 rating by guests.

Dressing for Stranraer

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the nighttime average to be 1°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 18°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July through September averages 19°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 15°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Stranraer gets about 47 millimetres of rain per year

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Cairnryan?
Rhins of Galloway is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star guest house offers free WiFi and free parking. The Auld Cairn is another favourite option for your stay based on traveller reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cairnryan, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Cairnryan.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Cairnryan?
Rhins of Galloway is a 4-star guest house and popular for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Cairnryan?
North West Castle Hotel: Offers 2 restaurants, an indoor pool and 2 bars/lounges.

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