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Douglas Arms

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Castle Douglas is known as "The Food Town" and has many independent shops including high class butchers/bakers etc. This Easter weekend the town is full of visitors, many of whom are staying in the caravan park adajcent to the picturesque Carlingwark Loch. No doubt many will be thinking about eating out and on arriving at the bottom of the main...

Thank Millside_Baker
Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 1, 2016

My husband & I have stayed here on a few occasions when traveling up & down to Scotland from the Devon & it's always a pleasure. The rooms are clean & very comfortable, the bar is cozy with it's roaring fire in the colder months & the locals really friendly. When we've eaten an evening meal we've never been disappointed...

1Thank DutchDumplingcat
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

So 8 of arrived youngest being 20mths, we were welcomed by a staff member who got us tables together for us all and a highchair. The fire was lovely, the dining very warm, wasn't busy though, which had me thinking is the food not great. I ordered the king Charles mmm it was delicious, other meals at the table were...

Thank emma0902
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Yes it needs refurbishing - but we're not talking Hilton prices here! The staff were so welcoming. The rooms were clean although really need a makeover. The food was delicious. Had dinner and breakfast in price of our stay and it was well worth the money with really nice, friendly staff. Would go back again.

Thank 120Gerry
Easington, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 25, 2016

The people who actually own the property of this hotel should feel some sense of shame. They have a responsibility for the upkeep and appearance of this old hotel. Several thousand pounds should do it - weatherproofing, painting and some commercial cosmetics. Its not rocket science. For the non to particular traveler, it was relatively clean, water was hot, food...

1Thank Paul M
Montgomery, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Called in for a break from driving around so parked by the Loch, it was very tranquil with the swans swimming close by and a little further away were some canoeists having fun, and some sail boats that looked like they were practicing racing, there was a lot of other wildlife around also, recommend to anyone who wants a peaceful...

1Thank bahiggs
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

This isn't the best hotel in the world and could do with a refurbishment but you get what you pay for. The staff are lovely and the rooms are just ok the bed was very hard. The food was good portions are very big and the breakfast was nice very big again. This was my second time visiting hotel and...

1Thank James B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Having stayed here several years ago when the hotel had a different owner I was looking forward to staying here again.it would seem however that nothing has been done to upgrade the hotel since my last visit. It really does need a little time effort and money spent on it to recapture the quality previously seen here. That said staff...

Thank jimjan24
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 30, 2016

I had the unfortunate experience of needing a hotel room in this 1970's town. I made a mistake of booking this "hotel" for £85 !!! It was probably worth about £25 The car park behind the hotel is straight out of a horror movie - pitch dark with no lights or any "entrance" signs, not a great start. I was...

2Thank Mr B
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

What a find! Taken by a friend who lives locally and introduced to some of the best beer I have tasted accompanied by the compulsory Scotch pie. Brilliant way to spend a wet & wintry Saturday afternoon with no TV', music or distractions. Just a good old fashioned pub built on the side of its own brewery. Magic!

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Additional Information about Douglas Arms

Address: Main St., Castle Douglas DG7 1DB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Castle Douglas
Hotel Class:3 star — Douglas Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“A gang of half-witted boy racers in Castle Douglas drive the night-time streets in their wanky, farty cars. Ear plugs?”
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“don't, just don't”
SweatySox, Jan 30, 2016 | Read review
“Love the staff very friendly and they serve exalent restaurant standard food”
clairelouisec2015, Aug 14, 2015 | Read review
“Dont stay at this Hotel - Find somewhere cleaner!!!!”
reneeg115, Apr 27, 2015 | Read review
“Heating in the main part of the hotel was working, rooms in the 30 range.”
ivorl188, Apr 15, 2015 | Read review
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