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Rivendell B&B

Certificate of Excellence
105 Edinburgh Rd, Dumfries DG1 1JX, Scotland
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Ranked #15 of 55 Dumfries B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Russco83 Livingston, United Kingdom
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's been a while since I experienced a more personal stay that a B&B provides and after our stay at Rivendell, we won't be waiting so long again. Arrived late in the evening as my Fiance and I had been working on the Friday of our arrival. Given our keys and instructions for ordering our breakfast the next day. We... More 

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I stayed here for one night and were thoroughly impressed. The room was clean, modern, and very comfortable. Staff were friendly and welcoming; breakfast cooked to perfection. Would definitely recommend as a base to anyone visiting the Galloway area.

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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My cousin Cristina and me came from Spain to visit my daughter who is studying at Glasgow University.We enjoyed the stay at Rivendell: We liked the style and decoration of the entire place.The room was immaculate and very comfortable in every way with a lovely complimentary tea set and biscuits with all kind of amenities.The breakfast was excellent and cooked... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with some friends and booked 2 rooms as part of a tour around Scotland. Rooms were great, very clean and with all amenities. Large flat screen TV, bottled water, tea/coffee making facilities etc. Friendly staff and great food for breakfast. Would definitely stay there again.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great friendly place to stay. I stayed with my skating team. Lovely rooms, immaculately clean. Even got a lift into town when we missed our taxi booking. Nicely decorated, in keeping with the period of the building but updated and well-kept. Beds re-made and bathroom re-cleaned after one night of a two night stay. I would highly recommend this place... More 

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Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. The lift mentioned was courtesey of Nerea, our Spanish student and her big LandRover. I don't think I would have fitted the whole team into my car. We look forward to seeing you again and hopefully you will qualify for next yyear's competition. Bruce Harper, Proprietor. More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Booked 2 rooms at this b&b, rooms were spotless and with everything we needed. The staff looked after us well and had good service skills. The staff were pleasant attentive and very polite. Good choice on the breakfast menu and more than enough to fill us up. We had rooms at the back of the b&b and could not hear... More 

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Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review and we look forward to seeing you again. As previous guests, it's always better to phone us as we like to look after our regular customers. We can make good things happen! More 

Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was only a one night stay whilst visiting my son in Dumfries. It was the first time we've stayed here and it will absolutely not be the last. We were greeted by a very friendly member of staff who made us feel very welcome and told us all about the place.. The room was very large and comfortable and... More 

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rivendellbnb, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review and we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Only one of our rooms is not en-suite and that is the one you booked on this occassion. Give us a call directly next time and we'll ensure that you get exactly what you need. Thanks again. Bruce Harper, Proprietor. More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I spend alot of time travelling so it is important to find places that are good to stay . Also I often have colleagues with me and some are vegetarian . The rooms are lovely , the breakfast excellent , the service is both friendly and helpful . This all coupled with reasonable prices .

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rivendellbnb, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review. What more can I say than we Look forward to seeing you again on your return. Bruce Harper, Proprietor. More 

Stranraer, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

We booked in for a night while taking part in Christmas celebrations in the big town. Nothing to do with the B & B but can the great and the good of Dumfries and Scottish Government get the traffic sorted out in the White Sands, although the good people of the town are putting on wonderful events, the traffic issues... More 

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Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. I'm glad you point out that the traffic congestion a mile and a half away in another point of the town is nothing to with us! But we will hapilly accept the other compiments and look forward to seeing you again on your return. Bruce Harper, Proprietor More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We had a lovely stay in October. The room on the first floor was full of character and the breakfast spot on. Highly recommend and we will return in 2015. We were directed to a lovely Italian restaurant which we thoroughly enjoyed (10 minute walk) although slightly more expensive than we had budgeted to spend, but food was of a... More 

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rivendellbnb, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. The restaurant you mention would be Casa Mia, which although granted is not the cheapest, we believe it to be the best. We look forward to seeing you on your return this year. Bruce Harper, Proprietor. More 

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