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The Selkirk Arms Hotel

High Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Kirkcudbright
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have to say that dinner and breakfast are really good.... However i was put in room 9 with en suite extractor fan noise and staff talking/smoking in the outside corridor at 11.30pm... Room itself is comfortable though. Wifi iffy...but this will improve as town gets fibre. Location is excellent for this lovely town...

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ThewalkersScotland, Owner at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent stay. Apologies for the fan noise and the staff chatter - in our defence it was the hottest day of the year topping 30 degrees and I think all windows were wide open and the cellar cooling fans were working overtime. Delighted you enjoyed the food... More

Elgin, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family group of 12, we had lunch at the Selkirk Arms to celebrate a 60th Birthday in May this year. Everything was just perfect, from the initial response of the staff to a telephone booking, their courtesy in consulting us on alternative arrangements made necessary by the late booking of a funeral on the same day, our reception on... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My husband and I have been visiting this hotel for 15 years or more but only every couple of years (and wish we could go more often). Most of the staff have worked there all this time but a new management has taken over in the last few years. We were worried that it wouldn't be as good but if... More

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I stayed at this hotel with my father for one of their sky-watching weekends. Everything was really well organised and all the staff were extremely welcoming and helpful. Douglas made an excellent host for the weekend and was very enthusiastic and made sure everything ran smoothly. Steve, the astronomer employed by the hotel for the weekend was enthusiastic and knowledgeable... More

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Muirkirk, Scotland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Friendly and attentive service provided by Robbie, the food was lovely, super pudding menu to round off our lunch and a little espresso shot to keep me awake on the drive home. I would recommend highly, very enjoyable and a super garden to sit in on a sunny day.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Checked in after getting married in Gretna Green the day before. Well sign posted on the way in to Kirkcudbright and found the carpark immediately. Staff were exceptionally friendly and the food was just amazing (you have the same menu in the bar and the restaurant so you won't miss out if you prefer more casual dining) The room was... More

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Leyland, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My husband and I have just returned to Lancashire after an overnight stay with our little wesite dog Alfie. From the moment we entered the hotel the greeting from Alistair was marvellous. He showed us to our room and nothing was too much bother. The room was perfect. Very clean with a comfy bed. The staff are excellent and very... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stayed there with family in the "cottage" which meant we had a sitting room in one of the rooms which was nice. Local chocolates in the room on the first night and a bottle of water daily as well as the usual tea and coffee in each room.The building is old and the floors are all wonky. Breakfasts where good,... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I much prefer small independently owned hotels when I want to chill. This is one of the best. Charming rooms, good food, good beers, wines and spirits and very friendly staff. It is the sort of place you relax in immediately. The town, Kirkcudbright, is a lovely place with a lot of artists. There are also many attractions nearby. Proof... More

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24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Booked here on the day and got the last room in the hotel. This room involved navigating a narrow set of stairs with an overhanging ledge near the top - mind your head.. The room was as described (cosy) and clean. It seemed a little expensive but made up for it in terms of the high standard of (a very... More

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Address: High Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Kirkcudbright
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The Selkirk Arms Hotel Kirkcudbright, Scotland

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17 Bedroom town house hotel. Privately owned and operated. 2 Restaurants, 2 Bars and cosy lounges. Free Wi Fi throughout, all rooms en suite, 60% of rooms now fully refurbished.Ideal base to discover SW Scotland. Walking, fishing, cycling, golf or just relaxing and enjoying our award winning cuisine using the best of local produce. ... more   less 
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