Castle Douglas has a certain old fashioned charm, just like the Kings Arms Hotel.
The well-managed King's Arms has had two stars from the RAC but we will give it 4 because of its friendliness and because it seems like the sort of place that would have been loved by John Buchan, author of Huntingtower and Thirty Nine Steps.
The Kings Arms is probably the best in town.
When Prince Charles came to Castle Douglas, it was to the King's Arms that he came.
The rooms in the King's Arms are what you would expect of a comfortable RAC two star hotel.
The restaurant is good but not AA rosette standard.
Service is efficient and friendly.
The King's Arms is popular with locals, partly because, unlike some of its rivals, it has been run by the same family for many years.
The Kings Arms is popular with golfers and cyclists.
Castle Douglas, and the King's Arms, have the potential to be as brilliant as anything in Brittany or Normandy in France.
The 'food town' of Castle Douglas should have its own mayor, and its hotels and restaurants should try to earn Michelin stars.
Castle Douglas is in the most beautiful part of the UK and makes a good centre for visits to places such as Kirkcudbright and Rockcliffe.
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