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Merlin B&B

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was the first B&B with shared bathroom we have stayed and it was really good and clean. The room was big and comfortable! Breakfast was good quality and tasteful, good variety. It is located near city centre so you can enjoy a nice walk along the river and visit Dumfries. Owners were really friendly too. Definitely, we recommend it!

3Thank TonyGoretti
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My mum and my wife and I have stayed at The Merlin many times. It just gets better and better. Beatrice and Jims hospitality is very warm and welcoming feels like going home every time we visit. Breakfast is hearty and sets you up for a great day . Perfect location and the rooms are spotlessly clean . I'm going...

4Thank jimmymawsley55
Loudon, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 August 2016

the location of this b&b is perfect. right on the canal/river that flows through dumfries. a very short walk to robbie burns museum and his home. again, another short walk to pubs. beatrice very welcoming. our room very clean and shared bathroom clean as well. a sink in our room was a very welcome addition. coffee and tea maker. negatives....pillows,...

3Thank 619kirsten
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

From the minute you arrived to the minute you leave you are looked after by Jimmy and Beatrice. The Merlin is a B&B to be reckoned with. The rooms are tastefully decorated, the atmosphere is warm and friendly and the breakfast second to none  Our stay at Merlin was fab-u-lous as always and we will be returning. Many thanks.

4Thank Mark E
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

My partner and i were attending a wedding in dumfries and stayed for two nights at THE MERLIN. Our room was lovely with tea making facilities, biscuits and a hairdryer provided for us. We were a short walk from the town centre across the river via the nearby suspension bridge. Breakfast was delicious with a great choice of items. Also...

5Thank violet w
Tarbert, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Our first time at The Merlin B&B. Beatrice and Jim made us welcome, everything we needed was there, breakfast was fantastic. Superb location overlooking river, no traffic so very quiet. Wonderful walks.

5Thank Dixie D
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Great value. Lovely greeting with friendly owners. Accommodation was quiet and cozy. Wonderful breakfast with the best scrambled eggs we have had during our holidays! Oh.... and a great location with a short walk to the town centre - plenty of sights to take in. We recommend this B&B 👍

5Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 29 May 2016

a very warm welcome when we arrived was the start of our stay . Our room had a marvellous view of the river nith and had everything to make our stay comfortable. Its location is ideal for centre and is still very peaceful and quiet.The breakfast was cooked to perfection and plentiful. Would have no hesitation in recommending this b&b...

4Thank scotmacs
Katherine, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Room was beautiful, breakfast good, Tattie Scones perfect. Very welcoming and happy to give advice on what to see and where to go. Easy walking distance from the town center, so for location it was ideal

4Thank Judy L
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here! Hosts were so friendly and welcoming, food was amazing. Couldn't of asked for more in our stay. Couldn't recommend it enough. We will definitely be back when we next visit Dumfries x

6Thank Sheena P

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the banks of the River Nith, The Merlin Guest Bed & Breakfast enjoys a prime location, minutes away from the town centre, pubs, restaurants and local tourist attractions. With over 30 years experience, this popular and well established family business sees customers returning time after time. All bedrooms are tastefully decorated incorporating a blend of traditional and modern themes. River views are available on 2 of the rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merlin B&B

Address: 2 Kenmure Terrace, Dumfries DG2 7QX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Merlin Hotel Dumfries
Merlin Bed And Breakfast
Merlin B&B Dumfries, Scotland
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“we had front room overlooking river. it was very, very nice!!”
619kirsten, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at the back overlooking quiet, pleasant, leafy gardens but we think the rooms at the front would have a picturesque river view”
violetw224, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Both front rooms have river views.”
MonsonDevon, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are Beautiful.”
KiwiSchnauzer, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“3 rooms, all perfect. Two of them with views to the river.”
Begocaballero, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
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