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Dumfries House Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here on a Saturday night after a birthday dinner in Dumfries House. The lodge is a wonderful b&b with a variety of room styles. Staff were friendly and very obliging. We loved the whole laid back country house atmosphere. Everywhere in the lodge was warm and cozy in a Scottish November. Our bedroom was roomy with a big,... More 

Thank silversurfer21
London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came with a friend for the amazing firework display with supper in the main house. Fab room 2 - although twin beds would have been better, but super comfy bed and pillows. Room was very stylish in period design and furniture. Bottles of water, tea coffee, shortbread in room. Loved the hot water bottle touch but not required - shower... More 

Thank Libbylocket
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dumfries House estate is a must-see when visiting this part of Scotland, and staying at the Lodge makes a memorable visit even more complete. My wife and I stayed in Room 3, which has a 4-poster bed and one of the largest bathrooms we have ever had in any of our travels. The rooms at the Lodge are all... More 

Thank Travlinbrit
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Telephoned to book a room very good service and helpful also they did not require a deposit what a nice change When we arrived we were greeted by Amanda a very nice lady and shown to our room number 15,it was excellent really well above average and as per photo and a very nice bathroom we were very happy.Breakfast was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is an absolute gem of a place to stay. Fantastic quality accommodation, great food, amazing attention to detail. Room was comfortable, well equipped, spotless, and warm. Staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. Plenty of car parking. if you are looking for outstanding quality and comfort-this is the place to stay. Good value for money.

Thank Roger F
Toms River, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The other reviewers who have given 5 stars have said almost all there is to say about this wonderful place. It wasn't fully booked so we were given an accessible room at the rear of the building extension, ground level access with parking in front of the door and an extremely quiet setting. The room was huge with a 2-part... More 

Thank Capndick
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay. I had watched a TV program on the restoration of the walled garden at Dumfries House. Intrigued I googled and found the Lodge. It seemed a perfect place to stop on a car journey from Heathrow to Inverness. Great room, nice staff and a great location.

Thank FNQ C
North Yorks
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed in Room 3, lovely, spacious, comfortable. We also saw Room 4, delightful and even more space than ours. A wonderful experience, and for me the key was that it is not 'overdone' if that makes sense. It really does feel like home. It is a B&B, so no fridge in the room, but fresh milk was provided in... More 

Thank Scout2013
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Lodge is maintaining consistently high standards. Interior design finishes are country house style with fabulously comfortable beds and spacious spotlessly clean bathrooms. Great breakfast and although bar services are limited they are perfectly adequate. The staff of the extra distance to help with queries and smooth your stay.

Thank lategeographer
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Excellent place to stay, very clean and comfortable, with all the modern touches. The grounds are great to walk around, Walled garden, was lovely. Breakfast was great, Restaurant in the grounds served delicious fresh cooked food, and your must see is Dumfries house itself, we did the full tour, very interesting with a friendly knowledgable guide.All staff throughout our stay... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dumfries House Lodge was officially opened by HRH The Duke of Rothesay, Prince Charles on 4th April 2012. Sitting on the edge of 2,000 acres of the Dumfries House estate and only a few hundred metres from Dumfries House itself, Dumfries House Lodge is an exclusive country Guest House offering luxury accommodation. Built in 1750 and in use a few years prior to the completion of Dumfries House, the ‘Garden Cottage’ as it was known in the 18th century, became the Factor’s house and remained so for over 200 years. We encourage our guests to think of their stay as a home-from-home and to make good use of our facilities during their stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dumfries House Lodge

Address: Dumfries House Dumfries House Estate, Cumnock KA18 2NJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > East Ayrshire > Cumnock
Price Range: $108 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Try for Room 3 with its 4-poster and huge bathroom”
  • Room 3: chest of drawers, wardrobe, TV, tea/coffee tray, door to bathroom
  • Room 3: free-standing tub and shower
  • Room 3: double sinks
  • Room 3: 4-poster
 of 5 bubbles Travlinbrit, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Capndick, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have good views andcarecwell fitted with things that kids may like to handle.”
 of 5 bubbles fnqc, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“It is in a quiet location anyway. All the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles _tom01lemon, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The main road isn't too close so all the rooms should be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles JAG018, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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