We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Best Western Station Hotel

View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Great Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Best Western Station Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

426 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 419: English reviews
Start your review of Best Western Station Hotel
 Click to rate
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

comfortable hotel with spacious bar and good selection of beers/lager. Very good breakfast. Had meal one night. Steak was good and portions generous. Overall good value. staff all very helpful especially night porter

Thank peter w
Aileen_McGhie, Owner at Best Western Station Hotel, responded to this review

Very nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing this. All the best to you.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely Victorian hotel was very welcoming and the staff were very helpful, the owner Aileen McGee was on the reception desk and she was very friendly , we were in Dumfries visiting a relative in hospital and weren't sure when we could get back for an evening meal. Aileen suggested we phone and she would sort something out for...

Thank ricksplace
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited a sick relative for the weekend and booked 2 rooms (one for me and one for my mum) at this gorgeous Victorian Hotel. We were welcomed by the Owner Aileen and receptionist Rebecca who were extremely helpful and made us feel at home. The hotel was clean and tidy and the beds were so comfortable we slept like...

Thank Bec R
Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night to break our journey to Port Patrick. We were made very welcome by the owner when we arrived several hours early. We were told it wasn't a problem to park the car while we went into town . Our room was spacious, very clean and a good selection on the courtesy tray. We had an...

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I were booked in to stay the night here as we were attending a family wedding at a hotel outside of Dumfries. We contacted the hotel the day before to explain that we might need to arrive a little early to check in. When we arrived they had everything all ready for us which was so helpful...

Thank Laurie L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely traditional Railway Hotel conveniently next to Dumfries Station. It is only a 10 minute stroll from here into the centre of town. We stayed for 3 nights over a long weekend. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was perfectly adequate for our needs and although it overlooked the station, we didn't hear a...

Thank Jimmuswell
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Starting with the positives.......... There was plenty parking outside the hotel and right next to the train station. Rooms were adequate for the price paid and very clean although slightly outdated. Good water pressure from shower. Wifi was speedy enough and plenty channels on the freeview TV. Hostess tray was well stocked and replenished daily. Breakfast food was OK, nothing...

1Thank Working_away_claire
Aileen_McGhie, Owner at Best Western Station Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Claire Sorry to have spoiled your stay with us - this was certainly not my intention. Thank you on behalf of my team for all the positives. Best wishes to you.

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and myself recently celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in March and chose to have it here. From the planning stage through to the evening itself we had the best support and advice from Aileen the owner. We pre-booked our meal for 30 guests and Aileen took care of our welcome drinks. We dined in the Pullman Room and...

Thank John D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This grand and attractive hotel was the base for our wedding anniversary and our stay was simply first class. The building retained much of its historical character while providing quality modern facilities. Our room was beautifully appointed and spacious. The dinner was excellent and all staff had a cheery and helpful attitude which created a warming and relaxed atmosphere. Both...

Review collected in partnership with Best Western GB
Thank Avaser
Aileen_McGhie, Owner at Best Western Station Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "Avaser" Your kind comments are much appreciated by all of us. We are so glad you enjoyed your anniversary stay and hope to see you on another occasion. Kind regards from us all.

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing Hotel beautifully kept lovely spacious comfortable room. The food was excellent and the staff very polite and helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.The Great Western is a very old hotel but beautiful and full of character. The owner is in the process of sympathetically restoring this beautiful building. The Hotel is only about five...

Thank Katie L

92 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (91)
Hotel & Grounds (17)
Room/Suite (14)
Bathroom (3)
View from Room (4)
Dining (1)
Other (52)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (1)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Dumfries
2.3 km away
Holiday Inn Dumfries
Holiday Inn Dumfries
#3 of 7 in Dumfries
1,018 reviews
0.3 km away
Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club
3.0 km away
Premier Inn Dumfries Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
10.0 km away
Friars Carse Country House Hotel
12.2 km away
Hetland Hall Hotel
Hetland Hall Hotel
#7 of 7 in Dumfries
634 reviews
16.8 km away
Townhead Hotel
Townhead Hotel
#1 of 7 in Lockerbie
275 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Courtyard Bistro
Courtyard Bistro
Cuisines: European, Scottish, International, British
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Best Western Station Hotel is a traditional railway hotel offering 3-star accommodation just a few minutes' walk from Dumfries town centre. Guests return again and again to enjoy our excellent food and friendly service . All rooms have flat screen freeview TVs, ironing centres and wired internet and there is free wi-fi throughout the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Station Hotel

Address: 49 Lovers Walk, Dumfries DG1 1LT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Price Range: $128 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Station Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Booking.com, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly so you can book your Best Western Station Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Best Western Dumfries
Dumfries Best Western
Best Western Station Hotel Dumfries, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Dumfries
#2 Business Hotel in Dumfries
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dumfries
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Best Western Station Hotel staff and other travellers.
3 questions
Ask a question
Glasgow, United Kingdom
10 months ago
Cowdenbeath, United Kingdom

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Best Western Station Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • 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?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose a room at the back away from the rail and bus station.”
annj644, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“There is little traffic noise so I imagine all rooms are good”
Jimmuswell, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at front have bus and train noise”
Working_away_claire, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“executive room more expensive but worth it heating may be off, just ask reception to put it on (you control level yourself once it's on)”
ellwood2, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to a superior room there fantastic”
nomis3, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
US$96* /night
View Deal
View all 9 deals
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates