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Huntingdon House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   18 St Mary's Street, Dumfries DG1 1LZ, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 53 Dumfries B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located about 10-15 min walking distance from the town center. We were warmly welcomed by the owner and were shown to our room (second floor, no elevator, but not n issue at all). The room was spacious, very clean, comfortable bed, clean bathroom with nice toiletries. Free internet throughout the facility. Breakfast was great, fresh food with... More

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wigan
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent hotel.Very clean and friendly.Bedroom was comfortable,Nice touches such as tissues on the side cabinet and a sewing kit in the bedside drawer.Local guides on what to do and see also in the room. The ensuite was well provided with towels and even bathrobes. The breakfast was to order and was cooked well, with extra toast if wanted. I... More

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Blackpool
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent 2 nights in this Hotel, got to say it is the best i have stayed in , re Dumfries and i have stayed in a good few. great situation and so convenient for the town, just a short walk over the bridge and its the town centre. Train staion is only 2 minutes away. the Hotel itself is... More

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Nicely situated as you enter Dumfries from the North it is handy for the town and the station should you be travelling by rail. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our spacious accommodation. Everything you require is provided in the room and the hosts are very attentive and keen to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Breakfast was... More

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South Wales
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

A group of us on motorcycle tours of Scotland have stayed here a few times and have always enjoyed a very friendly welcome. Very helpful owner, great breakfast and safe bike parking, highly recommended.

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Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed for two nights in May 2014. It was such a pleasure to walk into a hotel that was clean particularly after a stay in a supposedly 4 star hotel in London. Terry and Lynne were very welcoming and Terry had a wealth of knowledge regarding places to visit (and a wicked sense of humour). No complaints about the... More

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Stockport
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I visit Dumfries & Galloway for a motorcycling holiday twice a year and only stay at the Huntingdon House Hotel. I tried in early May but it was 'fully booked' (no surprise there!) but I managed to book later in the month and was allocated the room of my choice. Room 1 has, since my last stay, had a new... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Have been staying. at this hotel since 2007! It is fantastic! We have 'watched it develop' The luxury is far beyond what one expects. Excellent service from Terry and Lynne. Amazingly good value .Superb room and really good breakfast. Many thanks for a really good experience Do hope to be back and so appreciate the warm welcome!

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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This was our 5th consecutive annual visit and will not be the last. As always, Terry and Lynne were the most pleasant and friendly hosts you could hope to meet and nothing is too much trouble. The hotel is a lovely building and huge car park close to the railway station and town centre. Rooms are comfortable and equipped with... More

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
49 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

the b&b is a large imposing house with plenty of parking space, it is on 1 of the main roads into Dumfries (and only 2 minutes from the railway station), our room (1) was a twin and the beds were very narrow (but not uncomfortable), the bathroom was ok with some nice touches (fluffy bathrobes and ladies & gents deodorants... More

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Address: 18 St Mary's Street, Dumfries DG1 1LZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Huntingdon House Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Built in 1863 by Jean Aitkin Carlyle (Thomas Carlyle`s sister), this large sandstone house offers the ideal location to discover the delights of south west Scotland. A friendly and courteous service awaits you, making it the ideal place to visit Scotland. The house has been completely refurbished and benefits from double glazing, central heating, free Wi-Fi and a large car park. The entire hotel is strictly non-smoking. ... more   less 
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