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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Friendly staff and a good atmosphere, food order was taken and our meal was served promptly. Tasty food at good prices, we had a few drinks afterwards and the locals were chatty and good fun. Didn't stay in this Hotel as we were nearby in a holiday let.

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South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Great family meal for nine good service good food good price . Moffat market very good an excellent variety of stalls. A wide variety of entertainment on show from Father Christmas to live bands in the local bars. Go next year you will not be disappointed

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Liverpool
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Located a few minutes off the M74, it's in the middle of the town. There's a public car park in the middle of the street outside, so we were perhaps 10 yards from the front door. (It would probably be further away in high seasons, but it's free.) The welcome was friendly, and we were taken up to our room...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We booked in for one night to attend a function in Moffat. What a lovely hotel, full of character and spotlessly clean. The food served in the bar and restaurant is of a very high standard and portion sizes are generous. The breakfast menu is extensive and beautifully presented. The staff warm and friendly. We had a bit of a...

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Only called in for a drink but found a really welcoming bar with friendly staff the beer quality was very good and the food although untested looked very good. The hotel is interesting in that it is so narrow, it actually features in the Guiness Book of Records for the "worlds narrowest hotel".

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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights room is of decent size but the en suite was tiny a shower and toilet in it then the sink in the bedroom every thing was nice and clean bed was comfortable. The food in the restaurant was brilliant the best macaroni cheese I've had in a long time. The breakfasts were very nice...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 10, 2016

£50 per person per night in September 2016 for an en suite bedroom including a cooked breakfast. The bar is open to 11 p.m. and seems well patronised. This is a handy stopping off place for vehicle travellers on the M74 and has a small public car park opposite the hotel. The hotel speciality are their home made pies, I...

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

We stayed here as we were attending a wedding at nearby Auchin Castle. We stayed in the family room,which was clean,with very comfortable beds ( so much so, my wife contacted them,to find out where they got them from) Great breakfast served in the morning included. Very reasonable prices. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Booked the family room after being invited to a wedding at Auchen Castle. The staff very helpfully arranged a taxi for us to get to the Castle. We arrived back at the Hotel after midnight, but they had given us a key to the main door so we didn't have to disturb anyone else so late. The Family room itself...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Stay in a piece of Scottish history and record holder. The hotel is clean and friendly, but as its the narrowest hotel in the world do not expect large rooms. Parking is free and if your lucky you can park outside the hotel. Moffat is a bust friendly place to stay and hotels get booked up quickly when there is...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome awaits you from Tim and Allison Leighfield and Doug House - they have been sharing their hospitality at The Famous Star Hotel in Moffat for over 31 years! The Famous Star Hotel in Moffat which dates from the late 1700's, found its fame for being the world's narrowest hotel AS MENTIONED IN THE GUINESS BOOK OF RECORDS. At only 20ft wide and 162ft long The Famous Star Hotel may be narrow but it has a BIG personality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Famous Star Hotel

Address: 44 High Street, Moffat DG10 9EF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Moffat
Price Range: $62 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Famous Star Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The rooms in the back are quieter as they are further from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles DesmondC725, Sep 10, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay over the bar if you can help it”
 of 5 bubbles robertfJ4771OI, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
“Try to get one at the front overlooking the square.”
 of 5 bubbles frbooth, Sep 5, 2016 | Read review
“Just enjoy, ask the staff about what to see/do”
 of 5 bubbles FiHolton, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
“Probably best trying to get a room at the side, probably less noisy than the front.”
 of 5 bubbles SwingSinger, May 30, 2016 | Read review
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