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Very good
41 reviews
Thornleigh
Tide is out
Kippford village
Beach 100 yards away
Another view from balcony
View from balcony
Conservatory
Sitting room 2
Sitting room 1
Sitting room 1
Twin bedroom
landing
bathroom
bedroom 3
Master bedroom
Breakfast room
Ensuite bathroom
landing
bedroom 3
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Kippford, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Very good - based on 41 reviews
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terry m
1 review
“fantastic place”
Reviewed January 24, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Lovely and warm, lovely and clean this house is full of character we will definitely be back soon.perfect for mixed age groups.

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Liked best: character of house
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Austin R
1 review
“Beautiful house in a spectacular location!”
Reviewed January 2, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We spent three nights here over New Years Eve with family and friends. The house is enormous which is great if you need to spend quiet time away from the other guests, and is immaculately clean. You have everything there you need, and a great welcome pack. The views are simply stunning, it really is a magical place. I would highly recommend to all

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lindyloo9...
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Peaceful Escape”
Reviewed December 3, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Our family consists of 5 adults.We stayed for two nights.Although the property is dated this didn't bother us we had the use of everything we needed. Enjoyed a visit into Dalbeattie we had a meal in Luigi's resteraunt and to Caerlaverock Castle. Spent the evening listening to music and playing board games and of course waking up to the beautiful views. Planning to go back soon.

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Liked best: Loads of space very tranquil and peaceful
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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People with pets
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Chris J
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great location and very interesting house with lots of Arts and Craftrs detail”
Reviewed October 19, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Kippford is a wonderful place to stay,with an ever changing estuary.There are lovely walks and lots of wildlife to enjoy such as Red Squirrels.
This house has a fascinating Arts and Crafts interior and lots of space.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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TriciaOak...
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“30th Birthday celebrations”
Reviewed October 11, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Beautiful location right by the sea. the house is charmingly old fashioned with wonderful period furniture. a lovely welcome pack to help us settle in. Fabulously dog friendly garden.
the house was clean and had everything we needed. Cant wait to go back.

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Liked best: Charming house, wonderful location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Daniel D
2 reviews
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“Very bad”
Reviewed September 21, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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Arrived after a 5 hour journey to find none of the beds had been made. Beds lumpy with springs gone and noisy. Cooker filthy, glass door black with grease. Pan still had spaghetti in.
Living room chairs uncomfortable, one collapsed.
Electrical extensions had multiple 3 way connectors, bedside light had exposed wires. Light bulbs blown in kitchen and cloakroom.
No smoke alarms no appliances PAT tested. Chimney blocked with grass.
This house is unsafe.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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coline702
Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Good”
Reviewed August 5, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

I have stayed in kippford for 30 year 3to4 times a year it's a beautiful place to stay and is very relaxing. There is loads to do round a bout. And a beautiful wall from kippford to rock cliff.
There are to pub that do good food. And the see is right out side your house.so you can just sit there and see the boats go past its brilliant. And the house I stayed in was very big.and nice in side.i would recommend this to anyone who is going there.and I will be back later in the year. Thank for a lovely time.

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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