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Gillbank House B&B

8 East Morton Street, Thornhill DG3 5LZ, Scotland
Gillbank House B&B

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
31 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Hanne and Lief Gronberg run a wonderful hotel which occupies a modernised immaculate Victorian House in the busy town of Thornhill. They are gracious hosts who can not do enough to ensure your stay is comfortable in large well appointed en-suite bedrooms and public rooms. Bespoke delicious breakfasts are personally prepared and served by your hosts and should you also... More 

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in August. It's in the town itself where there are a few small shops and nice places to eat. Out and about there are a few things to see including Drumlanrig Castle, the Lowther Hills, the Striding Arches, Leadhills railway and Wanlockhead mining museum. The B and B itself is traditionally and sumptuously decorated.... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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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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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

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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30 helpful votes 30 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
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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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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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