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Cavens Country House Hotel

Kirkbean by Dumfries, Dumfries DG2 8AA, Scotland
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Ranked #17 of 51 Dumfries B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent three nights here while sightseeing in this beautiful 'hidden' part of Scotland: Easter weekend, but hardly a soul around. The hotel is lovely, just like visiting a fortunate friend who happens to have a country house. We stayed in 'Criffel' which is a very spacious room with a scenic aspect. We ate the set or 'market' menu each... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Cavens is a delightful small hotel, more like a friend's lovely home, run by husband and wife team Angus and Jane, who ensure your stay is warm, comfortable and relaxing. Delightful bedrooms with every comfort, lovely lounge with private areas to sit or mingle with other guests, as desired. Food is beautifully prepared and served in a traditional dining room... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stayed overnight again at Cavens at the end of August 2013 on our way back from the west coast - I think this was our fifth visit and we are still big fans! The house is so peaceful and relaxing with lovely, comfortable rooms, delicious, simple locally sourced food expertly prepared and served. The very best poached eggs and... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We loved our stay here. the home is lovely and beautifully manicured. Our room was large, bright and came with everything we wanted. We had dinner twice in Cavens. The meal was delicious and the dining room, food and service were excellent. It was all so good we stayed there again on the way down south.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Excellent staff. Very helpful and considerate. Lovely quiet area, peaceful with attractive views from bedroom. Large room with separate seating area. Lack of any drawers was a downside. Large room but small bathroom without any area for spreading out usual bathroom accoutrements. Small heated towel rail with room for only one of the four towels. Great tea/coffee with cake in... More

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Donaghadee, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We had a wonderful weekend stay at Cavens in pleasant and peaceful surroundings.The staff were all caring and friendly and the food was excellent on both menus. Our room was spacious and very comfortable with lovely views over the gardens. Altogether making it a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. We look forward to our next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

What a lovely treat to have stayed here with a warm welcome from all the staff. The hotel is set in beautiful and very peaceful surroundings. The decor is elegant and sumptuous throughout (but not at all stuffy) and the room we stayed in was delightful. Superb food, both for breakfast and evening meals. We cannot recommend this restaurant and... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Booked online which was easy to do. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Food was excellent; a restricted choice but the "Market Menu" was fantastic value. Great freshly cooked breakfast as well! Room was spacious and lovely views over the garden and countryside.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

As a local I had often thought of dining at Cavens Counrty House Hotel but had never quite got round to it, until recently. A friend booked a table for the two of us and it was a lovely evening. Sitting in the lounge with a drink pre dinner was great and staff were attentive at all times. Dinner was... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We were given a very warm welcome here. We're a family of five and the kids were given a delicious and plentiful tea in the owners' private kitchen. The food was excellent and the room lovely and spacious. Highly recommended.

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Cavens Country House Hotel Dumfries, Scotland
Address: Kirkbean by Dumfries, Dumfries DG2 8AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #17 of 51 B&Bs / Inns in Dumfries
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