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“steamboat inn”(11 reviews)
“summer house”(9 reviews)
“local pub”(6 reviews)
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had three rooms all ensuite two with excellent views one over Carse bay. Susan and George are great hosts and breakfast is really nice and cooked whilst you watch on. Our collie fully enjoyed his stay too. The summerhouse in the garden overlooks the...More

Thank mimib55
Reviewed 14 July 2018

What a brilliant find. Absolutely delightful 2 night stay for myself as a first time solo traveller and my dog. Warm, welcoming attentive hosts, beautifully appointed bedroom with welcome addition of a small fridge. Fantastic breakfast and lovely pub a very short stroll down the...More

Thank paulineheald
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot. Sat and watched the sea and shifting sands from the summer house. Breakfast lovely. We'll be back. The welcome was warm and really thoughtful. Loved the trip to the museum. Stayed in caravan which was very well equipped.

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I have nothing but praise go this little home on the banks of the Solway Firth. A lovely welcome, great room, extremely comfortable mattress, dog friendly and a superb breakfast in the family kitchen. Couldn't ask for anything more, you are doing a great job....More

Thank kevstewart
Response from Susan D, Owner at The Old ShopResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks very much for your kind comments Kevin.We look forward to seeing you both again. Best wishes Susan

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Excellent views, great quiet location, super room and facilities, and attentive, informative, friendly hosts. Lovely couple of days walking in surrounding area, and the advantage of a local pub just along the road. Pity about the weather..................

Thank sabrtex
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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US$90 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
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"The front double has fab views over the bay. The twin over the hills."
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"rooms on the front overlook the sea"
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"grond floor room gives access to rear garden"
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"great guest house to stay"
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