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Townhead Hotel

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Townhead Street, Lockerbie DG11 2AG, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 15 Lockerbie B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
kev1690 Dumfries, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

just had a pre wedding meal here. 14 in company not one complaint except 2 said portions too big. steven the owner and his staff went out their way to make it special,and not as if we only party there they had party of equal size at same time.food excellent service second to none . give it a try you... More

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I would like to thank both you, and by now your wife, for choosing the Townhead Hotel for your pre wedding meal last night. It was great to see everyone enjoying themselves, and I am glad that my staff were always on hand to meet with your needs, even though we had another big table of 14 in... More

Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed one night as a halfway stopover travelling South to North. Easy to find and plenty of parking. Everyone we met was really friendly without overdoing it. Good food and one of the most comfortable beds and generous-sized rooms ever. Recommended!

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on our page. It is nice to hear what our guests think of their time with us, and my staff love to hear and read about it also. It is also great to see our guests mixing with the locals of our town, as it makes everyone "feel... More

Hawkhurst, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Townhead Hotel as a stopover on a trip from Kent to Aberdeen and found a really warm welcome after such a long drive. The staff were friendly and extremely helpful. We had both supper and breakfast at the Hotel and both were really well presented and cooked to perfection. If you are thinking of stopping at Annandale... More

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest It was great to read that you enjoyed your time with us here at the Townhead Hotel, and I hope that your drive to Aberdeen was a safe one, and that you enjoyed your time there also. I will pass on your comments to my staff, who love to hear what everyone says about their stay. I look... More

Moffat, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the hotel was nice and bright and the bar maid was very cheerful and helpful did not have a meal as they where not doing food but i will go back to sample there food keep up the good work monty looking forward to my next visit

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Many thanks for your comments. I apologise for not having our restaurant open on the day you came in. We take great pride in the cleanliness of our kitchen, so therefore apart from our daily cleaning which takes place after each daily restaurant service, we use a Monday morning to do our deep clean, but reopen in the... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
36 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was drawn to the Townhead by the pictures on the website, which conjoured up a feeling that this could be some chic boutique gastropub hotel. When we arrived, I entered with some trepidation. It looked like an old local boozer from the outside. Inside, things were looking up. The staff were helpful, friendly and chatty, the restaurant area was... More

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on our TripAdvisor page. Our aim is to give our guests a homely experience, and take them away from the large chain operators, as we like to spend time with our guests, and make them feel part of the family. We have already started to address the... More

Hessle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the townhead hotel as an alternative to paying the extortionate prices charge in Glasgow for the commonwealth games. We found the service to be first class, friendly and genuine. The rooms were better then we had anticipated too, recently refurbished and very comfortable too. The locals are very friendly and genuine, a great experience. Great for a... More

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your kind words. We found the Commonwealth Games to be a great chance for us to expose our business to a bigger audience, and this has paid off, by the reviews left on various sites from our guests who stayed with us. It was great to see the locals and our guests enjoying "the banter"... More

Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was short and sweet, as we were looking for a convenient stop on our way home from the Commonwealth Games triathlon, but left us wishing we could have stayed longer. Our room and breakfast was as good as we were hoping for from reading reviews, but unfortunately for us we were just too tired when we arrrived to... More

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave a review of our hotel, and letting the tripadvisor world know of your experience with us. It always gives me great pleasure in reading the reviews left by our customers, and passing the comments on to my staff. It is a great way of showing my... More

Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I'd like to say a big Thank You to you n all your staff at The Townhead for a great night, we had a great meal with great service even though there were 19 of us n everyone ordered different mains. Southern Strings just topped the night off !! My friend had a wee jam with them too... Many Thanks... More

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your kind words, and also for choosing the Townhead Hotel for your birthday celebrations. It was an absolute pleasure to make sure that everything went so well, and it was great to see everyone enjoying their meals, and also the music which was provided by our good friends Southern Strings. I hope to... More

Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
14 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We travel to Gretna to meet family a few times per year. Have never really had great food there. We decided to stop off in Lockerbie this time and the Townhead is the first place you come to. The staff are really welcoming. The dining room nicely decorated. The menu took us by surprise, the range of dishes left us... More

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir Many thanks for your kind words above. Our sole aim is to make sure that all our customers have an enjoyable time when they are here at the Townhead, whether that be for a drink, a meal, or an over night stay. Our motto of "If you aren't happy then neither are we" applies to all of the... More

Bembridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My wife and I and two friends called in for an impromptu lunch. Excellent, friendly and attentive waiter. We took advantage of the Specials Board which was excellent value and very well cooked. Will definitely go there again if we ever return to Lockerbie.

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Stephen M, Owner at Townhead Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel for the TripAdvisor community. It is a great tool for both potential customers, and myself, to see how we are doing! I look forward to greeting you all again soon, when you are back in the Lockerbie... More

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Address: Townhead Street, Lockerbie DG11 2AG, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Lockerbie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Townhead Hotel 4*
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The Townhead Hotel has this year been awarded the TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence 2014" award, for our continuous top ratings from our customers. We are a family owned and run hotel which has been recently fully refurbished. Situated 1 mile off junctions 17 and 18 of the M74 motorway, the Townhead Hotel offers you a warm welcome, good food, and a friendly atmosphere. Our bar comes with many beers, wines, and spirits, and is equiped with a full SKY package showing all major sports, including horse racing.Free wifi is also available.Our restaurant offers good fresh home cooked food, with all ingredients locally sourced and produced. All bedrooms are en-suite and have tea/coffee making facilities, along with freeview television. All our staff are fully trained, and are available at any time to assist you, should the need arise. Our aim is to maintain a high standard, and to make sure that you, the customer enjoy your stay with us. It is the ideal place to stay if you are looking for a nice quiet location. The Townhead Hotel is run by our family, for yours! ... more   less 
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