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Cavens Country House Hotel

Kirkbean by Dumfries, Dumfries DG2 8AA, Scotland
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Ranked #15 of 53 Dumfries B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at Cavens along with a two day organised tour of local gardens. This was one of Angus's themed offerings and was truly memorable. We arrived for afternoon tea and to meet our gardens host Allen Paterson, a former director of The Ontario Botanic Gardens and an author of books on Kew and other subjects. Following an... More

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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had a meal at Cavens for my sons 21st. It is a beautiful Hotel, in country surroundings. We couldn't fault the service ambiance, or the meal. We had an excellent meal and memorable evening. We will go again, Thank you to Angus & Jane :)

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We booked the last room at Cavens at short notice last night and had a wonderfully relaxing evening. The low key elegance and comfort of the public rooms was reflected in the discreet but very efficient service. They accommodated every request and more (we found a complimentary bottle of champagne in our room as a promised upgrade was not possible).... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We have just stayed 4 nights at Cavens, following on from the previous 4 nights at the Fringe festival in Edinburgh with the grown up kids. After our exhausting time in Edinburgh, they all caught the train home and we motored down to the Solway coast for what was the perfect antidote. Its so peaceful and relaxing there. Big skies,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 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 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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 June 22, 2014 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

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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Singapore, Singapore
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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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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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Address: Kirkbean by Dumfries, Dumfries DG2 8AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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