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The Old Shop

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Carsethorn, Dumfries DG2 8DS , Scotland
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Ranked #16 of 50 Dumfries B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This was a very last minute booking but there were no hitches and she was ready for us. It is only a few kilometres off the track at a "dead end" road well worth the visit. The owner Susan is a beautiful person and very accommodating. The breakfast in the kitchen was delightful. Absolutely nothing can be improved. Except the... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

It's off the beaten track but well worth a visit, we had the room with the view over looking the firth, fantastic room, table with a couple of chairs positioned at the window, it was decorated beautifully, comfortable bed and immaculate, good shower, nice clean bathroom, they have thought of everything to make your stay as welcoming and comfortable as... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We have just returned from 5 night stay at The Old Shop and it was excellent.The position of the Cottage is perfect over looking Solway Firth with a summer house at the end of the garden.Susan And George put a really good breakfast on with lots of choice.A bonus for me was they had a ground floor double bedroom.Perfect as... More

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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

My abiding memory of the Old Shop b & b is sitting on the deck of the summerhouse with a cup of tea & watching the sea and wildlife. A beautiful place and so relaxing. The room was comfortable and clean. Susan was chatty and welcoming at breakfast which is served informally in the kitchen. Very nice breakfast with fresh... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Came back to the old shop b+b to visit my daughter and family with my partner Trisha .And Susan and George are very freindly and very helpful they even gave up there own room when there booking system double booked a room and they stayed in a caravan that's going the extra mile for there guests Thanks Susan and George

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We stayed at the Old Shop for one night on our way south from a Runrig concert at Edinburgh. We received a warm welcome from Susan and our room was spotless with everything we needed over looking the garden and the Solway. We were very comfortable and had a lovely walk along the beach and a relaxing sit on the... More

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Dursley, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We stayed at the Old Shop en route to the western isles of Scotland. What a find- both the B & B and the coast of Dumfrieshire! We were two couples and the only guests. Susan and George cooked us a great breakfast, and it was fun to eat in the kitchen. Good coffee too. Our rooms were super clean,... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

What a place, the views are exceptional and the welcome was very friendly. We discovered a new place to visit that has a calmness and serenity that is breath taking. The room was nice and the breakfast was great, they catered for two vegetarians very well. We would not hesitate to recommend The Old Shop, however we would only want... More

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This place was a last minute reservation for us, and we couldn't not have been more delighted. We booked only the night before our stay, but had no problem being welcomed by the proprietor when we arrived. At first, I was a bit concerned about where we would be eating dinner, as we traveled quite awhile without any site of... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I needed a break away as my mum passed away on easter sunday my partner Kenny took me to the old shop we were greeted with a very warm welcome our room was lovely bed comfy we had a very relaxing time.susan n George made us feel as tho we knew them for ages susan also gave us a great... More

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Address: Carsethorn, Dumfries DG2 8DS , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Shop 3*
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