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Merlin B&B

2 Kenmure Terrace, Dumfries DG2 7QX , Scotland
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Merlin B&B
Ranked #7 of 50 Dumfries B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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West Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every attention was given to ensure my stay was the best that could be provided. Lots of little touches to show that I mattered - fresh flowers, individual carton of fresh milk, yummy cupcakes and chocolates, fluffy towels and everything spotlessly clean. The only thing that detracted from my comfort was a personal preference for a soft mattress - and... More

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

After a days cycling from CarlisleThe Merlin was a welcome sight. It is excellently located right by the Sustrans cycle route 7. Beatrice and Jim were very welcoming and made sure our bikes were kept safe overnight too. The room was lovely with a view of the river although it wasn't ensuite. We were looked after impeccably and had a... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Having travelled down from Dunnoon, and achieved our first two wishes (to see an eagle and a deer) we were short of a third wish - so "a top class B&B please" for our overnight in Dumfries. We got that and more at the Merlin. Couldnt fault it. Welcoming, elegant, clean, comfortable, (little lemon cakes and chocs on the tea... More

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Ballycastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I recently stayed at Dumfries with my wife and mum to visit my sick dad in the Dumfries Royal Infirmary. I visited the trip advisor website to find a good B & B within walking distance of the Hospital and we definately found a gem of a B and B. Firstly the property is in imaculate condition and the rooms... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

we found this little gem of a b+b by accident.we were so pleased with everything,the room,overlooking the river,the décor,the cleanliness and the wonderful breakfast the next morning.we can thoroughly recommend the merlin.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I recently visited Dumfries with my daughter and we booked into The Merlin at the last minute. We were given a beautiful room overlooking the river. We received a very warm welcome and were made to feel at home at all times. Our hosts were magnificent and extremely helpful. The freshly cooked breakfasts were delicious and they even catered for... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Great B&B in very central location. Clean, spacious bedrooms and hearty breakfast. We booked two rooms for our family of five, and we were very pleased with the adjoining rooms, no.s 2 & 3. Our three teens in one triple room, (double and single beds), whilst we were next door in comfortable a double room. Thank you Jim & Beatrice... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Dumfries was the Birthplace of my Father and on many occasions when younger, spent many happy weeks on Holiday. I have returned with my Sister and Brother in Law, after a long absence and was recommended the Merlin some 9 years ago. and have never looked back and liken Beatrice and Jim as very good friends. A beautiful house ,... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We have been visiting Merlin for 20 years and have always had an excellent experience, in all aspects of hospitality. Jim and Beatrice provide a great Scottish welcome to visitors from around the world we have shared breakfast with people from many countries, shared stories and good humour excellent food and service.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Just returned home from a fantastic weekend in Dumfries . Yet again I stayed at the Merlin , there is nothing about the stay I could fault . The welcome you get from Beatrice and jim is what you would expect from visiting long lost friends :) . The breakfast gets better every time . In my opinion the Merlin... More

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Address: 2 Kenmure Terrace, Dumfries DG2 7QX , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Also Known As:
Merlin Bed And Breakfast
Merlin Hotel Dumfries
Merlin B&B Dumfries, Scotland

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Situated on the banks of the River Nith, The Merlin Guest Bed & Breakfast enjoys a prime location, minutes away from the town centre, pubs, restaurants and local tourist attractions. With over 30 years experience, this popular and well established family business sees customers returning time after time. All bedrooms are tastefully decorated incorporating a blend of traditional and modern themes. River views are available on 2 of the rooms. ... more   less 
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