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    Alva Guesthouse

    Alva House | Mainsriddle, Dumfries DG2 8AG, Scotland
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent91%
    • Very good8%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    3 Aug 2013
    “Stroke of luck!”
    13 Jul 2013
    “fab guest house”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Bar/Lounge
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    The Old Shop
    40 reviews
    #22 of 51 B&Bs / Inns in Dumfries
     
    Cavens Country House
    125 reviews
    #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Kirkbean
     
    Rosemount Guest House
    118 reviews
    #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Kippford
     
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    Reviewed 3 August 2013

    Grandson and self meandering home after a trip to Northern Ireland, needing a bed for the night. This little guest house is in the middle of nowhere with the most superb view of the fields down to the Solway Firth. Lovely people, so hospitable, delightful...More

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    Response from Linda W, Owner at Alva Guesthouse

    Thanks for your review on tripadvisor,i am pleased that you enjoyed you overnight stay with us,and it was nice to meet you and your grandson Lucas.

    Reviewed 13 July 2013

    A Warm Welcome Awaited us from Linda & John Woods.Our Dogs loved the beautiful gardens and the very kind couple who chatted away to them. Great breakfast in beautiful dining room with fab sea views. Bedroom so relaxing & peaceful. fab facilities. spotless clean &...More

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    Response from Linda W, Owner at Alva Guesthouse

    Thanks for putting a review on Tripadvisor,also for the prezzies you left for us,it was really nice of you all to that,and a pleasure to have you and the dogs.

    Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

    A fab guest house that catered for not only people, but dogs too. Needed a stop over on the way from the highlands to Wales and my patent found this place online. Hosts were really friendly and welcoming, the room was clean and spacious with...More

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    Response from Linda W, Owner at Alva Guesthouse

    Thankyou for your review on Tripadvisor,we try to make it an enjoyable time,for whoever comes to Alvaguesthouse,human or dogs.

    Reviewed 2 June 2013

    Some friends and I stayed here in early May for a night, and it was an absolutely lovely experience. My partner, daughter and I had the family room, which has a large bedroom and also a separate sitting room, which is a great thing to...More

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    Response from Linda W, Owner at Alva Guesthouse

    Thanks for your review,i am pleased you enjoyed your stay at Alvaguesthouse,and it is nice to know we are doing it right. Thanks again, Linda

    Reviewed 26 May 2013

    Me and my partner stayed on Friday night. The welcome was warm and genuine, the room very comfortable and the breakfast lovely. If you are travelling the Solway coast, we can whole-heartedly recommend Alva as a place to lay your head !

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    Response from Linda W, Owner at Alva Guesthouse

    Thanks for putting a review on Tripadvisor,it was a nice surprise,i am pleased you and you partner enjoyed your stay,and the breakfast. Thanks again, Linda

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$51 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
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    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms have the gorgeous view and are very peaceful"
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    "We had the downstairs double to be closest to the garden for our dog. It was perfect!"
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    "Any room is excellent but the love and friendship that fill this house is something else"
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