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Merlin B&B

Certificate of Excellence
2 Kenmure Terrace, Dumfries DG2 7QX , Scotland
Merlin B&B
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We're on a road trip and decided to pull off into Dumfries for the night. By random luck, we found this place just as the sun was setting and so glad we did! The owners are really lovely and were thankfully accommodating to our super last minute booking. The warm, clean room was just what we needed. Also, the breakfast... More 

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived last night by taxi and there they were to welcome me at the door. Just marvellous. My room overlooks the river and the cherry trees are in bloom. If I wasn't moving on today, I could sit here and just drink the beauty in! My room is luxurious, and every thing I could need is thoughtfully provided from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very nice people, Jim and Beatrice gave us a very good welkom. Food is excellent, Rooms are very cosy and clean. Middle in the center off Dumfries, view very nice over the Nith. Will be back for sure!

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darwen
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Fantastic host, great breakfast and would defo return. So helpful and genuine. Very clean and could not ask for better people. Xxx jim and bridie god bless you be back in summer. Amazing place and good value.

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Adelboden, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We visited our friends in Dumfries and after nine years we stayed for the second time at the Merlin Bed&Breakfast with Beatrice and James Murray. We felt again like coming home. Beatrice and James do everything for their guests. We enjoyed a very good breakfast and stayed in a nice room overlooking the river. Beatrice and James are very friendly... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Beatrice greeted us at the door with a warm smile and invited us in to view the room. I cannot say enough about how accommodating she and her husband Jim were to us. Our stay was lovely, the room was like a palace and they offered restaurant recommendations to us. They went out of their way to make us feel... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Beatrice and Jim were very helpful and great hosts . The guesthouse is beautifully situated on the banks of the river with fantastic scenery. Breakfast was great, room very comfortable and spotlessly clean. We would definitely return .😄

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Returned this year earlier than usual , and as always a marvelous 10 days with lovely hosts, Beatrice and Jim. If you want to simply chill out and relax, but be ideally situated for trips to the surrounding area, I cant think of a better location in Dumfries. The view from the rooms overlooking the river Nith are lovely.Everything about... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Returned again - still superb! Beatrice and Jim are wonderful hosts, nothing is too much for them. Many thanks from Irene and Jean for the best stay of our trip. We had a double room overlooking the river. Classy. See you again very soon.

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Italy
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A beautiful person in a house genuinely welcoming, situated in a scenery really beautiful. The food is excellent and plentiful and the house very clean. Really recommended Small anecdote: For our error we had booked for the following day that we arrived, nevertheless, Beatrice was able also to find accommodation in a large room and friendly...and with a river view!... More 

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