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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Normally I would have stayed in Newton Stewart as it is a bit closer to where I go when visiting the area. This was the only hotel with accommodation available and having read some of the reviews I booked with a sense of trepidation. However, yes the facilities are a little shabby and in need of considerable investment, but the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Went there for a holiday and the room was a state roof leaking with marks down the wall unsafe floorboards, dirty Windows and something hanging from the guttering which was not very welcoming as well as a fly in the breakfast and mouldy toast Definitely won't be back as it spoiled our stay

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Booked here after discovering that Newton Stewart appeared to be full. How can this be? Then looked at Trip Advisor and saw the single stars for this hotel which in my view are not entirely justified: for a start it only cost us £35 per head, for that you do not get the Ritz. The rooms were largely clean, the... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Shabby, grubby looking, rusty, ancient bathroom shower I would never use, piles of laundry by front door, the worst of decor. The hotel stank of cigarettes including our room so there was no way we could sleep in there. There was no food that evening with no prior notice despite having advertised their restaurant. We took one look and fled... More 

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Made a reservation online it was super easy but plans had to be changed and I needed to cancel. I called for 3 days with no answer. Sent emails but their inbox was full so still no answer. I called Eviivo, the company they use for booking, and they said they were going to cancel it and give me my... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My son Shaun and myself stayed here for 1 night on the 31st of October.We are both into the Wickerman film where some of the scenes were filmed here.I paid 48 pound for room only.We got a room on the top floor which had 3 single beds.Unfortunately there was no t v in the room and only one cup with... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

When reviewing a hotel you must consider the price you paid and this hotel isn't that expensive. It's a lovely old Victorian building, well built with thick walls and quiet rooms. They were well sized. Our room was a twin room, the bedroom area was in good condition, comfy beds with clean sheets and towels. The bathroom was a bit... More 

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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Title says it all everything is old and dirty its the kind of place I stayed at in the 70s when I worked away inother words dirty. I have notning good to say about this place food was terrible and the horrable girl behind the bar spent more time outside smoking than serving drinks I just do not understand why... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

The hotel doesn't cost much so don't expect it. The hotel is trying and has fitted new carpets including in the bathroom. The bed linen and towels where also new and very clean. Some of the decor is dated and the shower wasn't great. The cooked breakfast was excellent I have had much worse in much more expensive hotels. This... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Most boring place on the planet. nothing I mean nothing to do! If I lived there I would be suicidal!Room was ok staff polite. The food was standard frozen fodder.in fact i bet the place hasn't changed since it was built an probably won't not for me!!!

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you've got time to let the world pass you by... give a thought to the Ellangowan Hotel in Creetown. If you want a night or two away without breaking the bank, book a stay at The Ellangowan Hotel. Situated in the picturesque hamlet of Creetown on the beautiful Solway Coast, just off the main A75 Dumfries - Stranraer trunk route. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ellangowan Hotel

Address: St. John Street, Creetown DG8 7JF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Creetown
Price Range: $54 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ellangowan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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