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The Urr Valley Hotel

Ernespie Road, Castle Douglas DG7 3JG, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Castle Douglas
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Richard D Hutton Rudby, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Hutton Rudby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a smashing two night stay at this hotel as part of a deal, (bed, breakfast and a bottle of wine) . The hotel was found up a very impressive winding driveway flanked by huge pine trees and looks like it was once a stately home as it has expansive grounds and commanding views. Car parking was at the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from only one night of a two night stay at this hotel - left early despite having a voucher for 2 nights - it was so bad! Our room was basic, which was ok, but above the bed was a big dirty stain on the ceiling and cornice where the roof had leaked, same in the bathroom. We... More

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Ayrshire, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a young at heart, but older couple aged 64 &60. Enjoyed a 3 day break 18-20th Aug. This is in a very rural setting about 15-20 mins walk from Castle Douglas. The hotel looks to have been an old stately home and although some parts need TLC the new owners are doing refubishment stage by stage. We enjoyed... More

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a 3 day stay cannot fault the hotel for what we paid. The Owners were so friendly and helpful, Grace the waitress was fab and had a great personality, Brett was also helpfull and friendly. The room we had was spacious and clean, room 1. The food was very good specially the breakfast it was fab. THANKS... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel 2 weeks ago for 2 nights- 2 nights too long, seriously, after being shown room 16 we should have turned round and said no thanks. It was dark, depressing, furniture in our room looked like it had all come from the local dump, not remotely like any of the rooms in the hotel's adverts. Bathroom with... More

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Glasgow
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got married there just over 5 years ago so when going to a friends wedding thought it would be nice to stay again. What a disappointment from start to finish!! The most run down place I've stayed for a long time, funny smell in corridors (a bit like an old folks home), confirmation email said we had reserved a room... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All I am going to say is if you want to shower DON'T come here. Feeble excuse from guy at reception just to get rid of you. It's bearly a trickle sorry just not good enough. Shame as well because even though decor is very dated a lot of the staff are very nice and it's the hotel that's the... More

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bret the owners son was fantastic , grace worked like a Trojan never stopped , it's a great place to stay with beautiful views . Never met the chef but his food was fantastic , loved the hotel n will stay again Tim n lynne

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edinburgh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read the reviews - but it was the only local hotel left for a late booking close to where we wanted to be and I saw the groupon deal so went for it. I did email though to say that I wanted to avoid some of the problems mentioned in the feedback. I also pointed out that I... More

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok so we got this deal from groupon... £39 for a night with breakfast and for that price you would think we couldn't complain. However I am writing on here to give an honest account for people thinking of going. The new owners have apparently been in a year and are doing things up slowly... So far only two rooms... More

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Address: Ernespie Road, Castle Douglas DG7 3JG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Castle Douglas
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The Urr Valley Country House Hotel is a long established hotel set in 14 acres of mature woodland and gardens. With its stunning views across the Galloway countryside, it is an ideal location for short breaks, longer holidays, weddings and conferences. Sporting groups and coach parties are welcome.Within walking distance of one of the region’s most attractive towns, the hotel makes an ideal base for touring the attractions of Dumfries and Galloway and we welcome walkers and cyclists throughout the year.Within a short drive to the beautiful and lonely wilds of the Glenkens, this has long been a forgotten part of Scotland and is therefore relatively unspoiled with a wide variety of fantastic wildlife and spectacular landscape ranging from the mountains and moorland; woodland and forest; burns, rivers, to lochs and farmland.We have a large conference hall and a small conference suite for hire.We are licensed to hold weddings on site, either in the main hall or in the gardens.Whatever the reason for your visit to Scotland, our friendly and professional staff will ensure that your every need is catered for. Enjoy luxury in the heart of Galloway at affordable prices. ... more   less 
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