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“A little bit of Luxury”

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Balcary Bay Country House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Auchencairn
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 29, 2006

After a recommendation from a friend, we went to the BB Hotel for a long weekend with our 2 dogs. The room was very large as was the bathroom. Although the bathroom was a little dated the views from our window certainly made up for that. The best was yet to come in the superb restaurant. Well presented and tasty food accompanied by a delicous glass or two of red from the superb winelist.

The walks from the hotel are also superb.

As others have said this is probably not a great place for kids.

  • Stayed: May 2004, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Baxie
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Reviewed June 29, 2006

This hotel is a real find, tucked away on the coast at Auchencairn. Wonderful situation, outsatnding value and quality for food and rooms. The staff will try their best to give you anything you want and, oh! the peace and quiet! Don't be put off by the stern manner of the owner - he really is quite amiable! We go again and again!

  • Stayed: May 2006
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2  Thank NancyRoss
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Reviewed June 12, 2006

Everything about this hotel was gorgeous, the views, the food, and the hospitality - friendly but not over bearing. I must admit we did love it because it was full of more mature people and no children. I would highly recommend this hotel and the gorgeous Auchencairn.

  • Stayed: September 2005
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1  Thank gill h
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Yorkshire
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Reviewed February 13, 2006

We could not have had a more enjoyable Four Day Break
the Menue changed daily,presentation superb,service
excellent and an above average wine list.

  • Stayed: February 2006
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2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed December 18, 2005

I have visited Balcary on and off over the past 35 years so feel reasonably qualified to make a comment. The present owner is "eccentric" at best and rude at worst. IF you have children..forget it. The food and setting are excellent there is no mistake but if you are looking for an warm welcome..perhaps best to miss the turning in Auchencairn village!! I get the impression that if you fit into the "type" of guest that the owner favours you are ok but if not..beware!!!!!!

  • Stayed: September 2003
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4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed October 25, 2005

We visited in July to celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary. It is a wonderful hotel, professionally run, very comfortable and with superb food. It was so lovely to stay somewhere where courtesy and manners were observed by everyone, staff and guests. We had a beautiful room overlooking the bay and hope that we will be able to return before too long.

  • Stayed: July 2005
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4  Thank musicmaestro54
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Reviewed July 9, 2005

Superb location and truely excellent food, rooms clean, well designed and maintained. Staff both efficient and respectful but not over friendly. The over all feel is totally professional and perhaps a little cold . Our well behaved children[ 2,6 and 8] were welcomed but not over indulged. A great weekend throughly recommended. We will certainly go again.

  • Stayed: July 2005
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5  Thank kmb44444
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Additional Information about Balcary Bay Country House Hotel

Address: Balcary House Shore Road, Auchencairn DG7 1QZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Auchencairn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Auchencairn
Price Range: $181 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balcary Bay Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Balcary Bay Country Hotel
Hotel Balcary Bay Country

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