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Merlin B&B

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2 Kenmure Terrace, Dumfries DG2 7QX , Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our stay again Great rooms, expescially the ones on the front great views of the river comfortable bed and an excellent breakfast!!!! What more could you ask!! For Would recommend the Merlin B&B to anyone and I will certainly stay again. Many thanks to Beatrice & Jimmy once again for a wonderful stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We were returning from a visit to family in Largs and as the journey was catching up on us we decided to stay over a night in the area. It was pure chance that I spied 'The Merlin's' sign as we drove in so we walked across the bridge to see if a room was available. We were greeted by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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 May 3, 2015

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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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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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
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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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