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Gillbank House B&B

8 East Morton Street, Thornhill DG3 5LZ, Scotland
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Gillbank House B&B
Ranked #5 of 7 Thornhill B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Thornhill is not exactly the centre of the universe, so other than Drumlanrig Castle and Dumfires, there's not that much to do there. We stayed at the Gillbank for a night and hoped that it would live up to the five star AA rating proudly displayed at the front door. It is a nice house and kept in good order... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Gillbank House is bright and cheerful. We had the room with the four poster, good fun. Corner room, sunny and a decent breakfast. The family own the hotel/pub round the corner, where you an get decent food. E Worthwhile.

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leics
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Uncomfortable night in rough Danish last-forever sheets. The like of which you could sand your floorboards. Breakfast consisted of a tablespoon of yoghurt sweetened with a teaspoon of honey. The bowl so bare, it looked ready for the washing up before I' d had the pleasure of a taste! Slowly followed by the 'Full' scottish breakfast, consisting of half tomatoe,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

We had stayed there for two night the owners were strange people. After we left the day after we were accused of stealing a towel and glasses. Rediculess why would anyone want to steal towels a glasses I am 100% certain the towels were there when we left. Then we were told we would be charged £10 for the towel... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Gillbank House is a delightful red-sandstone house, run by a Danish couple who have lived in Scotland for twenty years. It was a joy and a find. I should have guessed. It was built for the Jenner family whose famous department store Jenner's still graces Princess Street in Edinburgh. The rooms are spacious and light, the windows wonderfully large, some... More

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Lund
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We spent one night travelling through in June 2013. Very nice house on good location in the center of the village. Large, clean, comfortable rooms with everything you need. Excellent breakfast and friendly hosts. Poor wifi but that was the case at most hotels we stayed at during our two weeks visit in England / Scotland.

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

I spent a night here on my way back to my home in Worcestershire after visiting my daughter in Kintyre, Argyll. I remembered it with pleasure from a previous stay 5 years ago. The room was spacious and comfortable, bathroom well-equipped and convenient, and there was a seemingly new and excellent TV. I had a good dinner in the Thornhill... More

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

This is a lovely B & B which truly lives up to the photos on the website. It is immaculately clean, comfortable and welcoming. Nothing is too much trouble for Leif and Hanne and the breakfasts are lovely. My family have stayed here many times when visiting family in Thornhill and we have never been disappointed in either the welcome,... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Stayed over the New Years period. Plenty of private parking. Made extremely welcome. Clean well appointed rooms. Bed was just right with pillows and duvet very warming and comfy on a cold and windy Scottish night. Breakfast was superb with Herring, Salmon and Haggis on the menu! I would not hesitate to stay at this B&B again and again.

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Dumfries
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

We stayed here and the owners son is a complete shambles. Clearly a troubled individual who likes more than just a drink. Bad service and bad food with an owner whom displays a complete lack of respect.

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Additional Information about Gillbank House B&B

Address: 8 East Morton Street, Thornhill DG3 5LZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Thornhill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Gillbank House B&B Thornhill, Scotland

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gillbank House is a boutique guesthouse located in the centre of Thornhill and offers luxury en-suite accommodation with private car parking and gardens. Recognised by the 5 AA Diamonds proves the quality and consistency of this establishment.Built in 1895 by the Jenners family from Edinburgh as a holiday home it offers grand rooms with panoramic views of Nithsdale and the Lowther hills in Dumfries and Galloway.The property has king size double and twin rooms with one four poster and two ground floor rooms with one having disabled facilities. The rooms all have Digital LCD flat screen televisions an there is free WIFI access.Thornhill is only 3 miles from Drumlanrig Castle situated on the Buccleuch and Queensberry Estate. The Madonna of the Yarnwinder by Leonardo da Vinci used to be on display at Drumlanrig Castle until it was stolen in 2003.Thornhill is located only one hour drive by car from Glasgow and 1 hour and 20 min from Edinburgh. Ideally located for Golfing, Fishing – Trout and Salmon, Shooting at Drumlanrig Estate, Walking, Hill Walking, cycling, Southern Upland Way, Mountain biking, Weddings, exploring Andy Goldsworthy’s works or simply exploring the area.We can recommend Thornhill Inn’s Restaurant for a quality and comfortable dinner experience. Thornhill Inn is located approx 150 metres from Gillbank, just a short walk round the corner.We look forward to welcoming you. ... more   less 
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