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Cavens Country House Hotel

Kirkbean by Dumfries, Dumfries DG2 8AA, Scotland
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Ranked #15 of 50 Dumfries B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Angus and Jane manage to get the balance between small country house hotel and staying as a house guest. As another review stated that it was the best food they had eaten Scotland over 2 weeks. We agree and go further that it was probably the best food we had eaten in Scotland for many years. It is a limited... More

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York, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful stay. Food was excellent....well prepared and cooked. Nothing was too much trouble and afternoon tea was a lovely touch. We stayed in Oswald room which was very comfortable and had a wonderful sun lounge. What a wonderful find......thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big comfortable rooms. Service and friendliness exceptional. The bath shower ( always) uncomfortable. Restaurant very good, food is well prepared, menu just slightly limited if u stay longer than one night, eg would like fish on the menu. Nevertheless it was the best restaurant we've experienced over 2 weeks in Scotland

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice location, lots of space, nice grounds, ok food, v flexible re the dog, helpful owners. But quiet, polite, 'county' atmosphere - with air of formality not to my taste. Bedroom comfortable but a little fussy

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Beijing, China
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed one night before we were heading to Mabie Forest for a wedding. It was our idea of one night of luxury before a couple of nights camping. Luxury the place was as well as charming. We decided on eating in and choosing the market menu the three course meal was both delicious, generous in portion and in-expensive. Breakfast,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Cavens provided the perfect retreat amongst elegant and refined surroundings. Much tender loving care has been applied to the Fordyce family home from the exquisite collection of fine antique pieces to the planting of the kitchen garden. The personal touches extended from the beautiful dining table settings to the individuality of each sumptuous bedroom. Penhaligon's toiletries added yet another layer... More

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stocksfield
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We recently booked a table for an evening meal at Cavens and had a very pleasant relaxing evening in charming surroundings. The meal and coffee after were first class and the owners extremely pleasant and welcoming. What you don't get is "come in, sit down, order your meal, wait, eat, pay the bill and get out because we don't really... More

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Renwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stayed for three nights in this charming and very comfortable bijou hotelThe owners extend a warm and dedicated service which is just right. Its location on the north Solway Coast gives it access to little-known parts of Scotland which are quite delightful.The unspoiled countryside in Spring is full of woods of bluebells and wild garlic the wide, sandy and... More

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milton keynes
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Close to the stunning town of New Abbey, this small country house hotel is a little gem. Really friendly owners and efficient staff make a stay here memorable. The decoration is tasteful and traditional, especially in the sitting room which is beautifully designed and very homely. The informal comfortableness of this hotel is gorgeous. Sitting in cosy chairs with a... More

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Stayed one night here with relations. We had four rooms and a private dinner. The service and dining was impeccable. Attentive without being overly so. The hotel has been decorated with the utmost taste, quality and style and the is location is marvelous. We all found the experience truely wonderful. A big thank you to Angus, Jane and all the... More

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Address: Kirkbean by Dumfries, Dumfries DG2 8AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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