Harbour Lights Guest House

7 Agnew CrescentStranraerDG9 7JYUnited Kingdom
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About Harbour Lights Guest House

Overlooking Loch Ryan, Harbour Lights Guest House offers bed and breakfast accommodation at brightly coloured period terraced premises in Stranraer town centre.

Bright cosy rooms, some boasting loch views, feature an en suite bathroom, flat-screen TV, hospitality tray and tea and coffee-making facilities. Double, twin and family rooms are offered.

Conveniences include free Wi-Fi throughout and bicycle hire. Ample free public parking is possible nearby.

The free breakfast, served in the relaxed dining room, comprises full Scottish plus fish and vegetarian options. There’s also a buffet selection including homemade jams. Indian restaurants and cafes are among the dining options located within five minutes’ walk.

Situated just over the road from the lochside Agnew Park, smoke-free Harbour Lights Guest House is about 15 minutes’ walk from Stranraer railway station. Cairnryan ferry terminals are about ten minutes’ drive away. Beautiful Galloway Forest Park is about 40 minutes’ drive away.


7 Agnew Crescent, Stranraer, DG9 7JY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1776)706261 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Positive Reviews

Cosy and affordable rooms

Many visitors were pleased with the rooms, saying they were well-cleaned, comfortable and spacious. There was praise for the lovely sea loch views from selected rooms as well as extras like the en suite bathrooms, bottled water and flat-screen TVs. According to many reviewers, it was good value for money as the room rates were typically reasonable.

Handy central location near amenities

This property's location on the edge of the town centre appealed to visitors as it put them within walking distance of supermarkets, dining options, amenities and the railway station for trains to Glasgow. Motorists appreciated the proximity of petrol stations and ample free parking. Ferry passengers often said it offered a convenient stopover as it was only a short drive from Cairnryan for ferries to Belfast and Larne. Holidaymakers said it was easy to drive to area attractions, golf courses and quiet sandy beaches.

Friendly hosts and delicious breakfasts

The reportedly friendly, obliging and accommodating hosts had plenty of useful local knowledge and took pride in making guests feel welcome in their home. Many reviewers said they appreciated the relaxed atmosphere. Diners were keen on the hearty breakfasts, praising the excellent food and wide choice.

Negative Reviews

Some guests found beds uncomfortable

Although it can be a matter of personal taste, some critics claimed they found their beds to be a little uncomfortable.

Occasional obstacles to sleep reported

According to some reviewers, the curtains in certain rooms didn't fully exclude light pollution from sources outside. Several light sleepers also claimed they could hear occasional traffic noise in some rooms.

Claims some rooms had drawbacks

There were low ceilings in certain rooms as well as occasional claims that some of the decor had a slightly dated feel.

Rating Overview

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9.5 /10
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    8.9 /10
9.5 out of 10 based on 75 reviews