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Portpatrick Hotel
3 out of 5
HEUGH ROAD DG98TQ, DG98TQ, Stranraer, SCT
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5.61 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
Self Catering at The Fairways
3 out of 5
16 - 19 Chalet Road, The Fairways, Stranraer, Scotland
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5.37 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Great Apartment But With Some Deficiencies

"Overall this is an excellent property. It is a recently built spacious apartment in a small development on the outskirts of the town, but still within easy walking distance of everything. It should easily merit a score of 10 but is badly let down on a number of issues. It is owned by one of the hotels ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2020

Self Catering at The Fairways
Mount Stewart Hotel
4 out of 5
South Crescent, Stranraer, Scotland
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The price is £90 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
5.61 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (9 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

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No 4 Portpatrick
3.5 out of 5
4 Blair Terrace, Portpatrick, Stranraer, Stranraer, Scotland
The price is £70 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
5.53 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (14 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
Apartment 19
3.5 out of 5
South Crescent, Stranraer, Scotland
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The price is £110 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
5.62 mi from city centre
Apartment 19
Tigh Na Mara Hotel
3 out of 5
Sandhead, Stranraer, Scotland
The price is £80 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
6.93 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (65 reviews)

"Lovely hotel.... the cabin was small but served it’s purpose. If you have a dog, remember and take a dog bed . Other than that it was a fantastic place with great attentive staff."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

Tigh Na Mara Hotel
Crown Hotel
3 out of 5
9 North Crescent, Stranraer, Scotland
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The price is £65 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
5.57 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (46 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2020

Crown Hotel
Ben Ma Cree
2.5 out of 5
Military Drive, Portpatrick, Stranraer, Scotland
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5.23 mi from city centre
Ben Ma Cree
The Auld Cairn
3 out of 5
Main Street, Stranraer, Scotland
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The price is £68 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.6 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)

"Very friendly welcome, large clean room, great location, bars and shopping nearby"…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2020

The Auld Cairn
Lakeview Guest House
3 out of 5
19 Agnew Crescent, Stranraer, Scotland
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The price is £68 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
0.38 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (55 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
Thistle Inn
3 out of 5
47 DALRYMPLE STREET, Stranraer, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £50 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
0.05 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (24 reviews)

"It was a one night stop over to catch an early ferry. Execellent location and perfect for its purpose."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Thistle Inn
Fernhill Hotel
4 out of 5
Heugh Road, Stranraer, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £92 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
5.38 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (43 reviews)

"The property and it’s location were excellent. Very friendly staff Vegan choices were appreciated but the quality of the dishes was poor."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

Fernhill Hotel
North West Castle Hotel
3 out of 5
Port Rodie, Stranraer, Scotland
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The price is £84 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
0.26 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (135 reviews)

"Yes,could definitely do with a new paint job on rhe outside and the swimming changing areas are in desperate need of an upgrade but that apart,i would rate this Hotel as 5 star material. Covid safe but not ridiculously strict on face coverings,which was fantastic. Great parking and the rooms very ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2020

North West Castle Hotel
Rhins of Galloway
4 out of 5
A77 Coastal Road, Cairnryan, Stranraer, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night from 23 Oct to 24 Oct
3.56 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (111 reviews)

"Excellent room great service comfy bed left early so did not sample breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

Rhins of Galloway
Thornbank House
4 out of 5
Thornbank Road, Stranraer, Scotland
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The price is £83 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
1.05 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)

"We were entirely happy with our choice of property and were delighted with the reception we got from the lady who had oversight of the house in the absence of the owner."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

Thornbank House
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Visiting Stranraer

Visitors to Stranraer are sure to enjoy the port. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its archaeological sites.

  • There are 59 hotels and other accommodation options in Stranraer
  • The closest major airport is in Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), 39.2 mi (63 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), 45 mi (72.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Stranraer

Notable city landmarks like Mull of Galloway Lighthouse and Castle of St John might be worth a visit. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the the sea and these places to visit: Castle Kennedy Gardens, Logan Botanic Garden and Port Logan Beach. Taking a ferry is a top activity, and Cairnryan Port is one place to visit.

Getting around Stranraer

With so many transport options, seeing all of Stranraer is a breeze. To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Stranraer Station. You can ride a ferry across the water to see more of the region.

Dressing for Stranraer

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 9°C and the night-time average to be 3°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 17°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • July to September averages 18°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 14°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • Stranraer gets about 25 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 17°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 4°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Stranraer?
Thornbank House is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers an indoor pool and free parking. Traveller reviews also recommend Rhins of Galloway and Lakeview Guest House as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Stranraer, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals in Stranraer.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Stranraer?
Tigh Na Mara Hotel is a top 3-star inn on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other options for your stay with the children include Dunskey Guest House and Thornbank House.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday to Stranraer?
Thornbank House is a favourite 4-star B&B for couples, and features an indoor pool and free parking. Another good option for a romantic stay is Torrs Warren Country House Bed & Breakfast Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Stranraer?
Tigh Na Mara Hotel is a top inn for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Portpatrick Hotel and Cross Haven Guest House.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Stranraer?
Tigh Na Mara Hotel is a top 3-star beachfront inn offering a restaurant and free WiFi, located within a short 3-minute walk of Ringdoo Sands . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Blinkbonnie Guest House and Balyett Farmhouse B&B.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Stranraer?
Thornbank House is a 4-star B&B with an indoor pool, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. Another upscale choice for your stay is Rhins of Galloway.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Stranraer?
Thornbank House is a popular 4-star B&B featuring an indoor pool and free self-parking.

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