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Anchor Hotel at Kippford

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We were at the Anchor on a Sunday lunchtime with family from Glasgow, it was busy on arrival and didn't mind the 30 minute wait for the food to arrive. I ordered game pie from the special board and was a tad disappointed. It could have been steak pie as it looked identical to my nieces steak pie, hard to...

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for writing your review. Hope you mentioned your thoughts on the day? - we do try and make sure everyone is pleased with their choices. But very glad to hear you would try us again! - Best wishes from all the team at the Anchor.

Merseyside
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is the 3rd time we have stayed here and love it, Kippford is a beautiful location and the Anchor Hotel Run by Sharon & Rob and the team of friendly staff is the perfect place to stay. We brought our grandson and he loved it. Bring your dog as this is a dog friendly hotel, the best we have...

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Hello there, thank you so much for taking the time to rate us. Lovely to see you again and yes hope it won't be long before you are back. We really are lucky with our location and we do like to think we have helped everyone have a super time from our hospitality to the food we serve, we try...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The Anchor Hotel is a wonderful, family run business with excellent service and hospitality. On arrival we were warmly greeted by Sharen who showed us to our room which had a wonderful sea view. We stayed for a total of three nights and could not fault the food, ambience or surroundings. We will definitely recommend both the hotel and dining...

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Hello Nicki, thank you for your lovely review. It is appreciated. We do try and make sure everyone enjoys their stay and your comments encompass everything we strive to achieve. Glad we hit the spot! - Look forward to seeing you again - best wishes from the team at the Anchor

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Whenever we visit Dumfries and Galloway no stay is complete without a trip to Kippford with lunch at the Anchor. Our favourite is Chicken Balmoral, which we savoured this time on Burns Night. The atmosphere and the ambience of the pub are excellent, to sit next to a warming log fire is just perfect after a long walk. The views...

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Hello Stephanie, thank you for your kind review. Reading your words makes us realise we really are providing exactly the kind of welcome and excellent food we aspire to. We are indeed lucky with our location too - see you again before too long. Best wishes from the team at the Anchor.

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I saw someone say that this was a typically drab Scottish hotel................Oh how wrong some people can be,the atmosphere was warm and welcoming,the staff were polite,courteous and actually looked like they were enjoying their work.Mix into this the great food that was on offer and despite being exceptionally busy we certainly were not kept waiting to enjoy it.This is my...

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ian for your review - so glad you had a fab time, and yes we do enjoy ourselves - we are blessed with a super location, have a great chef and a brilliant team all working hard to make that happen - hope to see you again before long from all the team at The Anchor

Chingford, London
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

16 of us visited the Anchor Hotel for lunch. The meals were all good and the service was very good. Great pints of Belhaven served, our favourite. Lovely little pub which should be visited if you staying in the area. Great views of the harbour.

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Thank you for writing in - big parties of folk are always a challenge, to get you all sorted at the same time and no one waiting - looks like we succeeded though and that everyone was happy. We are indeed blessed with our views and location - hope you get back to see us again - all the best...

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great hospitality. Very friendly staff. Very chilled out place to be, either winter or summer. Cosy fire in winter. Lovely place to sit outside in summer. Magnificent views, good food. Rooms very clean.

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Hello Anita, Thank You for your lovely review, look forward to you returning before long. Best wishes from all the Team at the Anchor

Merseyside
Reviewed 25 October 2016

What a little gem, we stayed for 3 nights and have nothing bad to say about this hotel at all, we went with our Grandson and our little dog. Nothing is too much trouble and we had very spacious accommodation but i have to say that the staff and owners make this hotel. They cannot do enough for you, its...

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review and so pleased that you had a super time with us. Welcoming all members of the family including the very special four footed canine ones is very much rooted in our hospitality ethos. We enjoy what we do and I think your review reflects that that comes across! - thank you and...

Ponteland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This hotel is in a lovely location which great views over the Solway but once inside needs a bit of TLC. We stopped here for lunch and as it was a bit chilly went into the bar. Hopefully there may be another bar less drab than this one!

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Hello Trevor, thank you for your review. Glad you like our location and hope you will come back again on a nicer day and enjoy a better experience. I will share your review with the Team. Best wishes from the Anchor

Gloucester
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I chose this hotel as an overnight stop off the Larne ferry. Just the right distance from the ferry and a lovely place to enjoy a beer looking out over the sealoch. I was met by a bright, friendly young lass and shown to my room at the front, looking out to the loch in no time at all. A...

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Fasayers123, Public Relations Manager at Anchor Hotel at Kippford, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Its always good to get feedback on our guests stay and understand what works well. We are indeed lucky with our location and can understand how relaxing itw as for you after the ferry. Glad you enjoyed the food too! - come and see us again before long. Best wishes from the Team...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Three miles south of Dalbeattie, a right hand turn down a small side road leads you to the unspoilt waterside village of Kippford, regarded by many as being the loveliest seaside village in the whole of South West Scotland. The Anchor Hotel is nestled on the banks of Urr Water as it makes its final journey into the Solway estuary. On a clear day you can even see the spectacular peaks of The Lake District. At the Anchor Hotel we have; Comfortable en-suite double, twin and family rooms all with views of the rivers. Our food menus include interesting seasonal food with fish specials as well as traditional pub favourites A great location with plenty for everyone to see and do in this beautiful part of Dumfries & Galloway. Food service times. Monday-Thursday Lunch 12-2pm Dinner 6pm-8pm Friday Lunch 12-2pm Dinner 5.30-8.30pm All day Saturday and Sunday 12-8.30pm We are open throughout the year and my team and I will do all we can to make your stay memorable. If you are looking for a relaxing stay in an area of natural beauty then this part of South West Scotland is perfect for you. To check room availability and rates just give us a call on 01556 620205 or check online ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchor Hotel at Kippford

Address: | Kirkcudbrightshire, Dalbeattie, Kippford DG5 4LN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Kippford
Price Range: $119 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“view over river from room 6,”
taffngill, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all rooms have a great view over the solway firth and there are larger rooms available”
culturevulture12, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“To be honest we've never stayed but always enjoyed the excellent food they serve”
E681WAstephaniem, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Views from front rooms are Fabulous”
culturevulture12, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room looking out to the loch.”
grumpyfuzz, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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