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“Good Golf Tour Hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Royal Hotel

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The Royal Hotel
Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Kirkcudbright
Surrey
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48 reviews
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“Good Golf Tour Hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2013

Stayed again at the Royal (Room Only) - good atmosphere - clean rooms - hot water - and excellent maid service. I would recomend for all golfers - cheap / clean and central with 6-7 pubs around town - Excellent Golf Clubs around - Wigtown County - Porpatrick - Kirkcudbright - Southerness to name but a few! Will definately be coming back in May 2014.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 bubbles
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Surrey
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

Stayed there for two nights with two golf friends - room clean and comfortable - Bar very good with good selection of beers - we had room only so can't comment on breakfast. The landlord was very polite and the lady who was in reception was efficient and importantly had a smile for us - and after 6 hrs driving - that's important. I've been to Kirkcudbright several years now and will come back next year and will have no problem staying at the Royal again. We had a top floor room, so noise was minimal to non-existant. Perfect for Golf tour party's

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2012

Don't let the delapidated exterior deter you from entering. Our room was basic but clean and comfortable. The owners are charming and couldn't have been more helpful. Breakfast was fine. The Royal is centrally located for access to the delights of Kirkcubright and and excellent value for money.

Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2012

We had a very pleasant overnight stay at this family run hotel. The welcome and service were exceptional, with a warm welcome and great service from the enthusiastic new owners and staff who are working hard to re-establish The Royal to its former splendor. The breakfast was magnificent.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2012

This place is a disgrace to Kirkcudbright and Scotland and should be closed down.

We had a very unpleasant stay here and things have obviously not changed since our stay. At the time some guests just left regardless of whether they has already paid or not.

No hot water in the room and a leaky ceiling. The rude owner simply couldn't care less about things like this and just makes comments like "what do you except for £70 a night". He made no effort whatsoever to resolve the problems.

You won't get a decent night's sleep either due to the uproar from the public bar, which goes on until all hours. I could go on and on about how bad this place is. Just avoid it at all costs and stay anywhere else in the lovely town of Kirkcudbright.

Rating is sub Terrible.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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Lincs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2011

Was in the area for a brief visit after being away for some years, I was excited at the prospect of meeting up with friends in what used to be our local. However... most refused to meet there are it was clear to see why. The hotel is in a state of disrepair, dirty and lifeless. The hotel is clearly just being used as an extended livingroom for the abrupt, dirty and downright rude manager to drink. Please do yourself a favour and stay in one of the beautiful bed and breakfasts in Kirkcudbright or any of the other hotels in the area. You have been warned about this...... Hole. Please dont spoil your holiday as I did.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled solo
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15 Thank pikeslag
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2011

Absolutely terrible service at reception, dirty linen,plates and cutlery..DISGUSTING !! P.S Cockroaches everywhere !

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
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9 Thank Canada077
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Additional Information about The Royal Hotel

Property: The Royal Hotel
Address: 50 St. Cuthbert Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4DY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Kirkcudbright
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Kirkcudbright
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
cheapest hotel in Kirkcudbright ,tea/coffee making facilities in all rooms ,TV in 5 rooms,free WIFI,4 double rooms ,1 twin with single beds , 3 rooms with a single and a double bed .PRICES from £20 per person /per night (without breakfast)£27 (with breakfast) ALL ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR SINGLE OCCUPANCY at £35 with breakfast. ... more   less 
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The Royal Hotel Kirkcudbright, Scotland

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