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Alexander House

Glasgow Road, Gretna Green DG16 5DU, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 10 Gretna Green B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 1 night whilst visiting Gretna. The location was excellent and very close to all attractions. The room was very small but had everything you required. The hosts were very welcoming and friendly. Breakfast was all cooked well.

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived later than expected after a harrowing journey from Hayling Island. We received a warm welcome when we finally arrived, before hurrying down to the local hostelry for a bite to eat. The room, although small, was very clean and the bed comfortable. The breakfast was superb - would recommend the smoked salmon and scrambled egg! We used Alexander House... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived mid-evening and got helped with parking my motorbike before being shown to a pre-booked, comfortable double room. After a very good nights sleep, breakfast was served in a cosy, wee dining room with cereal and delicious cooked breakfast available. A reasonable rate for an excellent overnight stay with single occupancy rates available. I would definitely recommend this B&B to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Friendly, clean and excellent. Really good breakfast. Looked after a group of tired cyclists well, even cleaned our kit. When we arrived they came to the door with a bottle of water each which was life saving. Just a great place.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great again, spotless, great hosts and the Breakfast is fantastic really set us up for or Motorbike ride to the Highlands. We'll be back again. Thank you................................................

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Durham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I could not fault this hotel at all, spotlessly clean, excellent breakfast, great hosts, good location, everything you could want for a short break, very handy for Gretna gateway outlet village. Cath recommended where to eat/drink which was very helpful. Would go again without hesitation.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is a fantastic b&b. Cath and Steve are perfect hosts. The weather was gorgeous and sat in their immaculate gardens with cups of coffee. The breakfast was everything you needed to start you on your day and very well cooked. We had the kingsize bedroom which was a good size. Bathroom small but adequate. Lots of hot water and... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed here for our first night on a tour of Scotland after renewing our wedding vows and what a wonderful experience. Spotlessly clean, delightfully decorated and run by a couple that obviously enjoy what they do, it's immaculate honestly. The owners are friendly and helpful. What a great start to our trip - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had the wonderful pleasure of staying at the Alexander House when we got married in Gretna Green on the 29th April. Our hosts Cath & Steve were lovely, breakfast was superb & exactly what we wanted. Our room was perfect, thank you for the extremely thoughtful & wonderful upgrade for celebrating our wedding there as well as surprise wedding... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stayed here overnight with my husband. It was lovely. Spotlessly clean, very comfortable, the hosts were friendly and the breakfast was fine. There were restaurants and pubs near by, and it was just off the motorway. A lovely little gem of a find. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.

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Address: Glasgow Road, Gretna Green DG16 5DU, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Gretna Green
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Excellent Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in the heart of Gretna Green, four ground floor bedrooms, all en-suite with shower. Three Double beds, one twin/kingsize, single rates available. Free, off road private parking. All rooms have Freeview, Flatscreen Colour TV, Tea & Coffee Tray, Hairdrier, Radio. Free WIFI throughout the house. Breakfast to suite all tastes, served in our newly refurbished, garden view dining room. Choose from Full English, Full Scottish, Vegetarian or Smoked Salmon & Scrambled Eggs. Packed breakfast and Packed lunches and evening meal all available by prior arrangement. We also have our own taxi service which you can book in advance for your wedding party or station pick up/drop off, priority for our guests is given.Good base to tour from into the Lakes or Hadrians Wall or further into Dumfries & Galloway. We are close to all the wedding venues and larger hotels, churches and Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Gateway Outlet Shopping Village and Gretna Green Railway Station. ... more   less 
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