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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2014

This is a fantastic b&b. Cath and Steve are perfect hosts. The weather was gorgeous and sat in their immaculate gardens with cups of coffee. The breakfast was everything you needed to start you on your day and very well cooked. We had the kingsize bedroom which was a good size. Bathroom small but adequate. Lots of hot water and...

1Thank noroof
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We stayed here for our first night on a tour of Scotland after renewing our wedding vows and what a wonderful experience. Spotlessly clean, delightfully decorated and run by a couple that obviously enjoy what they do, it's immaculate honestly. The owners are friendly and helpful. What a great start to our trip - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend or...

2Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We had the wonderful pleasure of staying at the Alexander House when we got married in Gretna Green on the 29th April. Our hosts Cath & Steve were lovely, breakfast was superb & exactly what we wanted. Our room was perfect, thank you for the extremely thoughtful & wonderful upgrade for celebrating our wedding there as well as surprise wedding...

Thank TGilly2014
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Stayed here overnight with my husband. It was lovely. Spotlessly clean, very comfortable, the hosts were friendly and the breakfast was fine. There were restaurants and pubs near by, and it was just off the motorway. A lovely little gem of a find. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.

Thank Trudi F
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We stayed here for our wedding on 2/5/14. Cath and Steve were fantastic, they were so helpful. This place is immaculate, there is nothing I could fault. There were even hooks high on the wall for my wedding dress, just ingenious! We were even given a wedding gift x The breakfast was beautifully cooked too. We will definitely be staying...

Thank Amanda H
Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Stayed 2 nights Fri & Sat April 2014. Steve and Cathy looked after Karon and I from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. The B&B is immaculate throughout, the smaller details such as complimentary tea, coffee and fresh towels, replenished daily. Of course the breakfast (with the food of the gods 'haggis') just the best. No gripes...

Thank Derek G
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Because the Alexander House used to be a few 19th century railway cottages it can look a little like, well, 19th century railway cottages, meaning kind of plain. But that is the only thing that is plain. We just stayed one night on our way up to Scotland. Catherine and Stephen were quite friendly and helpful with everything. The room...

1Thank Titanole
Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 4 November 2013

We only spent one night here on our way north. It was very nice, the room was lovely prepared, we had a relaxing and peaceful rest and a great breakfast, where even our special wishes were easily fulfilled!

1Thank JoeBreeze
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Stayed for one night 6 October 2013 as a stop over when returning home from a short break in Scotland. We were travelling with our friends and only rang the night before to book, but able to book 2 rooms. Fantastic friendly hosts, the rooms were spotless all en suite, tea, coffee and bottled water in your room. Very good...

1Thank Barb S
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We were in Gretna for a wedding and chose to stay here after reading about it on trip advisor .The rooms were lovely and clean the beds were lovely and comfortable,tea and coffee facilities were in the room also a hairdryer . Breakfast was lovely a great selection of cereals fresh fruit and fresh berries and yoghurt and then a...

Thank Rickas

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Excellent Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in the heart of Gretna Green, four ground floor bedrooms, all en-suite with shower. Three Double rooms, one twin/kingsize, single rates also available. Free, off road private parking. All rooms have Freeview, Flatscreen Colour TV, Tea & Coffee Tray, Hairdrier, Radio. Free WIFI throughout the house. Breakfast to suit all tastes, served in our quirky, garden view dining room. Choose from Full English, Full Scottish, Vegetarian or Smoked Salmon & Scrambled Eggs. Packed breakfast & Packed lunches also available by prior arrangement. We also have our own taxi service which you can book in advance for your wedding party, station or airport pick up/drop off, or a day trip out around the area - priority for our guests is given.Good base to tour from into the Lakes or Hadrians Wall or further into Dumfries & Galloway. We are close to all the wedding venues and larger hotels, churches and Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Gateway Outlet Shopping Village and Gretna Green Railway Station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alexander House

Address: Alexander House Glasgow Road, Gretna Green DG16 5DU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Gretna Green
Price Range: $92 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alexander House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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