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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Visited this hotel for lunch twice recently, there are a good range of choices from lighter lunches to main meals, several imaginative veggie options, a rare find. The food is clearly freshly prepared, beautifully presented and tastes great! Friendly and efficient service, the place itself is traditional in its decor but I'd much rather have lunch here than some of...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We decided to treat our mums this evening, we ordered 3 prawn salads and one ham salad. They were very poor, our plates looked like a compost heap there was that much green on them, a little tomato and a small bowl of coleslaw between three of us. There was not a lot of thought went into them. Would not...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stayed for 2 nights in July for a wedding. Room was well equiped. Old style rooms and modern bathrooms. Room was spotless. Breakfast was lovely. Wedding reception food was great- large portions and really enjoyed the steak. Bar staff were great as on both nights we all stayed late in the bar and it was no trouble for staff.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stayed here whilst attending a wedding, our room was one of the bridal rooms which included a Four Poster Bed, room was a good size with plenty of space to relax. Hotel is situated out of Gretna and is probably still in England as it is the southern side of River Sark, a mere technicality if you wanted to make...

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Went to gretna for a friend's wedding. lovely little hotel. rooms were nice, clean and quite. Staff quite friendly. Had a meal on the day of the wedding was very nice and a buffet style breakfast in the morning.

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Can only comment on the food as popped on for lunch on way back home. Offers a good choice of foods including vegetarian and gluten free options. Food was very tasty and large portions. Reasonably priced. Staff were friendly and attentive. Lovely decor in bar/lounge area with the old pictures and log fire which must get lit in the winter...

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Langholm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We enjoyed steak night this week. Delicious steaks. Good friendly service. Nice surroundings.*The deal was 2 steaks and a bottle of wine for £26 per couple. We found it good value. Only dfawback was the size of the table-a bit cramped for 4 people.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

If I could give this place no stars I would!! Called in here (as told to by my wedding organiser) for a possible wedding reception as I've chose to get married in Gretna. Absolutely shocking service, the woman on reception obviously didn't want to be bothered and it seems we totally interrupted her day. Didn't want to help us at...

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We've just had two nights at the Gretna Chase Hotel during our short break in the borders. The hotel is very well located right on the Scottish/English border and has extensive on-site parking. Check in was simple, a minor criticism is that we weren't told where breakfast was served etc so had to figure that out for ourselves in the...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Three of us (bride to be and both mums) visited Gretna yesterday to check out several wedding venues. We entered a very quiet reception area and had to ring for attention. A very frosty mature woman appeared-no smile-no welcome whatsoever(got the feeling she didn't want to be there). We said we were looking for a wedding venue-still no smile-we said...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Scottish / English border, Gretna Green is world famous for its runaway marriages and in the mid nineteenth century there was much rivalry between the various marriage house proprietors ... The Gretna Chase Hotel was built by John Murray, an extremely successful businessman in the marriage trade, and tenant of Allison's toll-bar. Completed in 1856, Murray built the hotel opposite the toll-bar. It proved very popular with clients, being the first in the area to offer stabling for horses. Today, The Gretna Chase Hotel offers modern amenities, but retains much of its original character. All bedrooms have pleasant views of the surrounding countryside, and public rooms are furnished in a style in-keeping with the age of the hotel. Fully licensed, privately owned and completely supervised by the owners, this small but extremely comfortable hotel offers the discerning guest a carefree informality away from city pressures. We would be delighted to show you around the hotel by appointment , to highlight all the facilities we have to offer and discuss your personal requirements. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gretna Chase Hotel

Address: Gretna Chase Hotel Sark Bridge, Gretna DG16 5JB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Gretna
Price Range: $98 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gretna Chase Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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