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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 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.

Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2014

We stayed here for two nights and had a lovely stay. The staff are friendly, helpful and efficient. and the breakfast is very nice indeed. The room we stayed in, which is featured on their website, was clean, comfortable and had plenty of space for belongings. It has olde worlde charm, but with modern bathroom facilities. We will most definitely...

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

Thank you very much for your positive review. We will hopefully see you again. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Reviewed 4 May 2014

Booked at last minute for a quick trip to Scotland, used Rivendell as a overnight midway stopover, Bruce couldn't have been more helpful, we were arriving outside normal check in hours, and Bruce made very easy arrangements to ensure we could get to our rooms with minimum of fuss. We were surprised at our rooms, in a good way! Spacious...

1Thank Murphwiz76
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for your very positive review. I'm glad you guys enjoyed it. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Egremont, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2014

normally my partner and l stay in hotels.but we only were staying away for 1 night somewhere handy we thought so we decided on dumfries and what a nice surprise at rivendell b/b.really great value and would defintley return.very old world but nice with it.good breakfast cook just for you and pleasant staff with plenty choice on menu.lovely restaurant just...

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

Thank you for your review. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Campbeltown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We have just returned from a 3 night stay in the Rivendell & cannot praise it enough. My wife fell in love with the house & the staff were friendly, efficient & welcoming. We will definitely stay there again when we are back in Dumfries.

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

Thank you for your review. We'd be happy to see you return any time. Bruce Harper, Rivendell.

Great Missenden, Bucks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2014

We were a group of 12 skaters staying here for two days and taking part in the Dumfries Synchronised Ice Skating comp. Bruce, the owner, bent over backwards to accommodate us even when one of our team forgot two of our group which meant he had to rethink our sleeping arrangements, nothing fazed him. We also had to be at...

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

How could I forget!?!? Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again next year. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Enjoyable stay in room 6. Wonderful shower. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate and lovely biscuits replaced each day. Someone earlier commented there should be tissues in the room - well there are now! The staff were friendly and breakfast was great. The only very slight problem for me was the pillow was too firm - but I am picky, my partner...

1Thank Bee1956
Bruce_Harper_RD, Owner at Rivendell B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We do offer a wide choice of rooms and a wider choice of breakfast but pillows.... hadn't even thought of that one! You are more than welcome to return and we won't be offended if you bring your own pilow.. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Whithorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Booked the Rivendell Guest house in dumfries because of two hospital visits ,thought we would have a nice night away In a lovely room with a four poster bed .Wrong , we arrived about 3.15 because we knew we couldn't check in till after 3 only to find the door locked and a note saying to phone as the owner...

2Thank Timceltic
Reviewed 20 March 2014

We arrived here at around 7pm. The owner had left a key out for us and we let ourselves in and wrote down our breakfast orders for the next morning. The building itself is beautiful and our rooms were clean and fresh. The only issue was that at around 7am a continuous noise began which sounded like it was coming...

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

Thank you for your positive review. It appears a sticking radiator valve was the problem and we had this replaced the same day. We hope to see you again for a quiet night's sleep in the future. Bruce Harper, Proprietor.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Quality of accommodation is good. Modern well decorated and equiped room. However avoid room nine as backs on to kitchen cupboards and shelves. The rattling and noise begins at 0550 just behind your head. Staff say there is a plan to sound proof but need to get on with it!

2Thank Calum301

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: ₹ 4,100 - ₹ 7,259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivendell B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“room 1 has 4 poster bed. at front of hotel looking on to garden and road. Road was not noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles KCSC123, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had room 4 it's. Upstairs at the back no noise from the road at all”
 of 5 bubbles stuartp807, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was 8 An external door well appointed and traditional Scottish decor”
 of 5 bubbles 2Eliza_12, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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