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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Mum and Dad stayed here for 10 days. They had room 1 which was off the main hotel and ideal for them with a walk in shower and easy access without going through the main hotel. The staff couldn't do enough for them, always friendly and smiling. The room was very clean and always well maintained throughout their stay.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights as a mid week break. Room has been recently refurbished, excellent beds, room clean, excellent shower, good toiletries and tea/ coffee facilities. Food was first class and garden a delight, staff professional and pleasant, food excellent and the garden a delight.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent four nights here with my wife and her parents. Chris and Douglas and the team couldn't have been more helpful and attentive. Especially patient with my elderly in-laws! Rooms very good if a bit quirky(bouncy floor in room 2! ). Food was excellent, but I hope they change the menu on a regular basis as it is a little... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just enjoyed an overnight stay at this hotel,a very enjoyable stay it was too, friendly staff, lovely refurbished room comfy bed ,good bathroom facilities,the food was excellant,I can recommend the roast beef, melts in your mouth delicious,a really good menu,we ate our meal in the restaurant, but the lounge bar was comfortable and meals are served there too.The... More

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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 12, 2014

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
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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
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 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
30 helpful votes 30 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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Address: High Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Kirkcudbright
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Also Known As:
Best Western Kirkcudbright
Kirkcudbright Best Western
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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