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Aston Hotel

The Crichton | Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4ZZ, Scotland
0044 1387 272410
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Ranked #67 of 108 Restaurants in Dumfries
Price range: $31 - $41
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Nottingham
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29 reviews 29 reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We booked this hotel through a third party website and were teased with lovely stately pictures of the front of the hotel in a country setting. Unfortunately, once you find you way round to the side entrance of this hotel you are met with a glass and metal box which - both externally and internally - has little in common... More 

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Billinge, Lancashire
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150 reviews 150 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We booked this as part of a deal and after 3 calls and 4 emails eventually received a confirmation of booking to my work e-mail address, still could not understand why? I always like a confirmation before I make a long drive to where I am meant to stay! We stayed at this hotel for a weekend in July/ August... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The hotel is of a reasonable standard. The rooms are fitted out adequately. The are comfortable and clean. There was a selection of pillows of varying degrees of firmness. Dinner in the restaurant was pleasant. Service was a little slow, but friendly and the food was good. Breakfast was the ubiquitous buffet with a wide selection of cooked and uncooked... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Recently dined here on a Saturday. Was greeted at the door by being told two starters and two mains on the already limited menu had run out. Service was very poor - gruff, disinterested waiting staff. Was sat next to a gas fire displaying a condemned label. Bread rolls had been reheated so many times you could smash a window... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for a weekend in June and we're very disappointed. The hotel was clean and the room was quite nice, although uncomfortably hot, but the main issue is that the staff are wholly incompetent. We booked online and even though our reservation clearly stated we had already paid, our card was then charged again when we... More 

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We booked at aston hotel and when we arrived it turned out to be a holiday inn. Looks like holiday inn has taken over recently. Rooms were pretty average rooms even with the upgrade to exec suite. A/c wasnt working so rooms were very warm. But rooms were clean and tidy and breakfast was excellent at wheelers restaurant.

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Location and grounds, friendly and helpful staff and excellent food at the Marco Pierre White restaurant

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cumbria
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

What have IHG done to this lovely hotel! If you have stayed here before you will be familiar with the previous layout, where HOTEL guests (rather than restaurant guests) were welcomed through the traditional grand entrance to an open and friendly reception area befitting of the hotel's architecture and grounds. My husband and I (and often my daughter, studying at... More 

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Co.Clare
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were staying in this hotel for business meetings and a group of about 10 of us went to dinner in the Marco Pierre White restaurant there. It was awful. The waitress clearly did not want to be there. She was unhelpful and disinterested. She handed out two different menus to the guests at the table which made a mess... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We have enjoyed staying at the Aston a few times but visited Wheelers restaurant for the first time. Dinner was part of the offer package we had booked at the hotel so it was exceptional value. Service was prompt, attentive and friendly. The restaurant is smart but not fussy. Nice linen tablecloths and napkins. The menu was surprisingly unfussy and... More 

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Address: The Crichton | Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4ZZ, Scotland
Phone Number: 0044 1387 272410
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
Average Prices: USD 31 - 41

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