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The Ellangowan Hotel

St. John Street, Creetown DG8 7JF, Scotland
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Made a reservation online it was super easy but plans had to be changed and I needed to cancel. I called for 3 days with no answer. Sent emails but their inbox was full so still no answer. I called Eviivo, the company they use for booking, and they said they were going to cancel it and give me my... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My son Shaun and myself stayed here for 1 night on the 31st of October.We are both into the Wickerman film where some of the scenes were filmed here.I paid 48 pound for room only.We got a room on the top floor which had 3 single beds.Unfortunately there was no t v in the room and only one cup with... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

When reviewing a hotel you must consider the price you paid and this hotel isn't that expensive. It's a lovely old Victorian building, well built with thick walls and quiet rooms. They were well sized. Our room was a twin room, the bedroom area was in good condition, comfy beds with clean sheets and towels. The bathroom was a bit... More 

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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Title says it all everything is old and dirty its the kind of place I stayed at in the 70s when I worked away inother words dirty. I have notning good to say about this place food was terrible and the horrable girl behind the bar spent more time outside smoking than serving drinks I just do not understand why... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

The hotel doesn't cost much so don't expect it. The hotel is trying and has fitted new carpets including in the bathroom. The bed linen and towels where also new and very clean. Some of the decor is dated and the shower wasn't great. The cooked breakfast was excellent I have had much worse in much more expensive hotels. This... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Most boring place on the planet. nothing I mean nothing to do! If I lived there I would be suicidal!Room was ok staff polite. The food was standard frozen fodder.in fact i bet the place hasn't changed since it was built an probably won't not for me!!!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

I stayed one night and the hotel was fine. But it's not a place to linger. Obviously built in more prosperous times. It is now a bit run down. Efforts are made, the room was clean, with comfy bed, but the shower was mouldy and the decor dated. Full marks for trying, but the location is wrong for this hotel... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My husband, 1-yr old daughter and I stayed for a long weekend over Easter on our first family 'holiday' away. We arrived on Thursday and stayed through till Sunday and had the most relaxing time! The hotel catered for all of our needs at a very reasonable rate. The staff were friendly and the breakfasts were amazing! Unfortunately the chef... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Pros: The initial welcome, reasonable price good breakfast . Would have been happy spending 2nd night if there had been no unpleasantness. Cons: Customer service, the practice of you only get the deal for 1 night , the hotel could do with being refurbished, along with some of the staff Location: Good scenery our trip was mainly business therefore did... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

The food was good but the restaurant/bar looks like it hasnt changed since the 1970s. We were staying in creetown on mountain biking holiday and were disappointed to find the lairds inn had changed hands from year before but the chef had moved to the ellangowan so gave it a try. Food was just as good but unfortunately surroundings leave... More 

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