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“steamboat inn”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed 7 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 18 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
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Booked for one night as we were attending a surprise 60th at nearby pub/restaurant. Lovely B and B, spotlessly clean bedroom and bathroom and amazing breakfast. Tea, coffee making facilities in bedroom with spectacular views over the Solway Firth Would definitely stay again!

Thank JM1096
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The position of this b & b was excellent - out of the front door, across the garden, down the path straight on to the beach. Susan, the owner was extremely welcoming, couldn't do enough for you. The breakfast was really good. She was able...More

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Clean comfortable room with friendly hosts who supplied a good freshly cooked breakfast. Summer house is a great idea to sit relax and watch the sea leaping against the beach. Great stay and hope to return again soon

Thank Neil H
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United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
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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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"King-sized on the ground floor. Sea views upstairs."
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