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Balcary Bay Country House Hotel

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“solway firth”(25 reviews)
“lamb”(17 reviews)
“bay view”(5 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Beachfront
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our fourth trip, in the past no problem but yesterday 21-02-18 the wife had to send her meal back to be reheated. My meal was only warm but I will eat anything so not a problem. I had roast lamb and the wife roast beef.

Thank John O
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Stayed for three nights on business and wish I had brought my wife. This hotel is in an idyllic setting at the end of a country lane which takes you to the hotel. The views from the grounds over the Solway are stunning. This is...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We have a holiday home in Dumfries & Galloway and regularly visit Balcary Bay Hotel for dinner. Last weekend we decided to end the year with a long weekend break. Beautiful hotel, we stayed in room 10 which has a fantastic view out over the...More

Thank NormaT
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Our short break satisfied a twelve-year itch, created when first finding my number one scenic view, as a non-resident. The view remains unsurpassed. The hotel provides old-fashioned ambience with which to enjoy it. Wifi, indeed phone signal, is extremely limited: great to get away from...More

2  Thank Euan B
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A local favourite of ours for many years. Open to non residents. Love to have Sunday lunch with family & friends in the restaurant. Silver service. A great location overlooking the Solway. Food & service consistently great. Has never disappointed. Lunches, drinks & snacks in...More

1  Thank AnnieRafters
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Free Parking
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US$181 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$181 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Helen S
5 November 2016|
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Response from seashell51 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are welcome to stay with you in the rooms. We stayed here with our border terrier. in a garden view room. They even have dog bags in a dispenser in the grounds. A walk along the shore is a must. lots of interesting... More
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Kerry C
15 August 2016|
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Response from dmsc07900 | Reviewed this property |
It is a lovely secluded bay, forest tracks as well as the gardens, stretch of beach at the back of the hotel, there is also a cliff walk that can be taken from the hotel, no doubt they could supply you with more information.
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alikerr2008
17 May 2016|
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"Ask for a sea view."
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"All rooms are luxurious, ones at the front of the hotel have amazing views over the Solway, ones at the back..."
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"unable to carry your own luggage? make sure to ask a room on the ground floor because there is nobody around..."
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"Front rooms have sea view - a number of rooms are spacious and very well appointed - garden rooms have..."
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