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Friars Carse Country House Hotel

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Friars Carse, Auldgirth, Dumfries DG2 0SA, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This was our second visit to Friars Carse and it was as good as the first time. Yes, the hotel is an old building and as such, there is a shabby chic feel, but we don't mind that. The setting and food are, in our opinion, wonderful and was what brought us back to this hotel. If it's important to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When you approach the hotel through the trees there is a definite wow factor ,set in beautiful grounds with the river ,it is stunning .Unfortunately when you get to the entrance you are greeted with an ashtray each side and lots of cigarette ends on the floor . Booking in was fine and the receptionist was helpful and friendly ,our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent a lovely overnight stay at the Friars Carse,staff were very helpful and friendly,room was a little dated,dinner and breakfast were really nice,amazing surroundings and overall a great wee break,will definitely be back...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for just one night on a bargain break with a dinner, bed and breakfast rate, but were not disappointed. The place itself is a glimpse back in time, with a lovely staircase and lounge room. Its setting is even better, amongst a forest and a major river. Our room was comfortable, the dinner was fine and the breakfast... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here in May 2015 for 2 nights as it was a red letter present..firstly it was much cheaper to book independently rather than the totally inflated price for red letter users. The place needs a revamp in every way. The carpets leading up the stairs were worn out and the paint on the walls was cracking..this followed into... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent an overnight here in July. Rooms are a bit dated but then it is an old building with a lot of character. Unfortunately it poured all day but we still managed to go out for a walk in the beautiful grounds and along the river. Having got soaked I asked if there was any chance of changing my room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was in a stunning location, and my other half and I spent a lovely night there. The meal was really good, and included a glass of prosseco! The icing on the cake for us was the lovely walk all g the riverbank, where we saw a family of kingfishers flying up and down the riverbank!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a lovely relaxing 2days away here was very enjoyable, food was superb staff were nice and welcome was very good. Would definitely recommend it. 😁 the grounds are very well maintained and the scenery is to die for, loved the relaxing walks. 😁😁

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a couple of days at the Friars Course on a Groupon deal. Enjoyed our stay. Pros were that the building is in a magnificent setting, the staff were friendly and unobtrusively attentive, and the food was very good. Cons were that the place is rather tired and in need of refurbishment. Would visit again and it would be nice... More 

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Skelmorlie, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed overnight stay here, food was exceptionally good and pleasantly served. Large bright room with beautiful views over farmland. En suite clean and well equipped if a little dated. Very quiet, just what we needed. Bar and lounge area certainly lacks atmosphere but is comfortable and well stocked. Pleasant and helpful reception. Beautiful situation and grounds building needs some TLC.... More 

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