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Rivendell B&B

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2014

This was a fantastic property. The bed room was a good size and the bed was comfortable. The room was a little dark but this was in keeping with the history of the property. The breakfast was very nice. We only stayed one night but we wished it had been more.

1Thank Maureen T
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. We look forward to welcoming you again in future. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Booked a double room last minute and we were very happy. We stayed in room 3 and it was very spacious. The room overlooked the back garden so was nice and quiet. We ate at Little Italy (lovely restaurant) which is 2 minutes from Rivendell. Would take about 10-15 minutes to walk into the centre of Dumfries. Breakfast was good,...

1Thank stars38
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. Unfortunately since our hair dryers are not the fixed to the wall type we find that one tends to "walk" every now and then! We hope to see you again in the future. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Motherwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed 1 night in room 8 which has it's own entrance at the side of the building.we had a twin room as booked hotel at short notice and was very disappointed with the rooms size,it was the smallest hotel room Iv stayed in and the fact it's painted in dark colours doesn't help.bed was comfy so that was a big...

Thank Derek063
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

THE CLUE IS IN THE NAME Thank you for your review but I must say I do consider it to be somewhat harsh under the circumstances. Are you perhaps a llittle confused as to what you expected, ordered and received? I note that you refer to us a "4 star hotel". We are certainly not and don't claim to be....

Tayport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Lovely comfortable room and very nice breakfast. Very pleasant staff especially as we were so late in arriving. The whole place was very tastefully decorated . Free wifi in the room easily accessed and good pillows which are always appreciated

Thank Vivnora
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Not much to say about this one other than thank you very much! We'd llike to see you again in the future. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Stayed as close to Glasgow for the Games, (last October.) Sat nav would have taken us around the corner and not in front of the premises, which are attractive, and furnished to period of house. Arrived to find very comfortable room, with all basic amenities. Our room, was at the front, with an en suite shower room, and weather was...

2Thank Timothy B
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed the games. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2014

I'm from Dumfries but haven't lived their for 10 years. Throughout my life I passed Rivendell and always remarked on the aesthetics of the property, what a beautiful place especially when lit up at night. We booked to visit my family and it was a great stay. Our room was at the front of the building, old furniture in a...

2Thank C F
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you pointed out that you knew in advance that you were booking the one non en-suite room. We have been unable to upgrade Room 7 due to to the unique architecture of the house but this fact is very much refelcted in the price as it is always significantly cheaper. As for...

Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2014

recommended to us by a friend,this hotel was a disapointment to say the least,outside it looked very nice,we waited at the reception for 15 minutes on arrival and were repeatedly ignored,staff were nice enough apert from a man who said he was the owner,the main problems were as follows. location-we were told on the phone it was a nice short...

4Thank I3994PNleec
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2014

My partner and I spent 1 night in this b&b on 10.7.2014 staff very friendly room was spotless and had everything you would expect in a b&b plus wi fi, docking station for use and iron/iron board. You have to pre order your breakfast the night before which is a gd idea but when we got up for breakfast we...

3Thank dananddec
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and don't worry that you couldn't eat all the breakfast. I wouldn't like you to leave here hungry! Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Northwich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This was our second time ink Rivendell and it was just as good. Lovely, clean room. Tasty breakfast and good location (around 10 min walk to the station and around 15 min to town centre). Well worth the price.

2Thank Natalia J
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Hopefully we'll see you again soon. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Made a last minute booking for 4 nights was a bit apprehensive but didn't need to be. From the onset the staff were friendly with quick check in. The room was very clean with modern bathroom and decent facilities (clean bed & bedding, well stocked tea & coffee making facilities, ironing, seating etc). The breakfast was excellent; plenty of it...

1Thank Taking-A-Siesta
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I know it's a long way but hopefully we might see you back some day. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very warm welcome and comfortable stay is guaranteed at this striking Charles Rennie Macintosh inspired Arts and Crafts Mansion situated in mature, award winning grounds close to Dumfries town centre. All bedrooms are en-suite and furnished to the highest standards. Drying facilities and secure storage is available for cyclists, golfers and walkers. We have free Wi-Fi connection and multi channel digital television in all of our bedrooms. We also have a large secure car park. We are easy to locate and an ideal base for touring the historic and scenic Dumfries and Galloway Region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivendell B&B

Address: 105 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries DG1 1JX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Price Range: RM312 - RM526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivendell B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Our room was at the front and we were both a little concerned about road-noise. Needlessly so; lovely room and a great night's sleep.”
Julie_lowfold, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms all seem to be of a good size and comfortable!”
THEFGAGROUP, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 1 has 4 poster bed. at front of hotel looking on to garden and road. Road was not noisy”
AileenBonnybridge, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“our room was the size of a large livingroom with couch and fireplace really nice but at the front door.”
rcameron1969, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't get ground floor with private bathroom... it's not orivate you have to cross the entrance area to get to it”
KCSC123, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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