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    Balcary Bay Country House Hotel

    Balcary House Shore Road, Auchencairn DG7 1QZ, Scotland
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    Traveller (75)
    Room & Suite (25)
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good17%
    • Average7%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “solway firth” (25 reviews)
    “lamb” (17 reviews)
    “bay view” (5 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 393 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stayed for three nights on business and wish I had brought my wife. This hotel is in an idyllic setting at the end of a country lane which takes you to the hotel. The views from the grounds over the Solway are stunning. This is...More

    Thank Neil F
    Reviewed 27 November 2017

    We have a holiday home in Dumfries & Galloway and regularly visit Balcary Bay Hotel for dinner. Last weekend we decided to end the year with a long weekend break. Beautiful hotel, we stayed in room 10 which has a fantastic view out over the...More

    Thank NormaT
    Reviewed 9 November 2017

    Our short break satisfied a twelve-year itch, created when first finding my number one scenic view, as a non-resident. The view remains unsurpassed. The hotel provides old-fashioned ambience with which to enjoy it. Wifi, indeed phone signal, is extremely limited: great to get away from...More

    2  Thank Euan B
    Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

    A local favourite of ours for many years. Open to non residents. Love to have Sunday lunch with family & friends in the restaurant. Silver service. A great location overlooking the Solway. Food & service consistently great. Has never disappointed. Lunches, drinks & snacks in...More

    1  Thank AnnieRafters
    Reviewed 3 November 2017

    We spent 2 nights in Balcary Bay hotel at the end of September. The location is stunning the hotel is well maintained & has nice communal spaces. Stairs lead to the bedrooms & unfortunately you will have to carry your luggage up & down the...More

    2  Thank Dr Y A
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$181 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Dumfries and Galloway >
    • Auchencairn
    • Also Known As
    • Balcary Bay Country Hotel ,
    • Hotel Balcary Bay Country
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    Hotel & Grounds (49)
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    Helen S
    6 November 2016|
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    Response from seashell51 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, dogs are welcome to stay with you in the rooms. We stayed here with our border terrier. in a garden view room. They even have dog bags in a dispenser in the grounds. A walk along the shore is a must. lots of interesting... More
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    Kerry C
    16 August 2016|
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    Response from dmsc07900 | Reviewed this property |
    It is a lovely secluded bay, forest tracks as well as the gardens, stretch of beach at the back of the hotel, there is also a cliff walk that can be taken from the hotel, no doubt they could supply you with more information.
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    alikerr2008
    17 May 2016|
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    Response from 717lilly | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it is .
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for a sea view."
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    "All rooms are luxurious, ones at the front of the hotel have amazing views over the Solway, ones at the back..."
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    "unable to carry your own luggage? make sure to ask a room on the ground floor because there is nobody around..."
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    "Front rooms have sea view - a number of rooms are spacious and very well appointed - garden rooms have..."
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