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.

Hillcrest House

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Hillcrest House
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","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
There are newer reviews for Hillcrest House
See the most recent reviews
Showing 101: English reviews
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Arrived in the rain for a two night stay. The house is beautiful and was far warmer and welcoming than the weather. You will need a car to enjoy this place and the surroundings. Wigtown itself has very little to offer, a couple of pubs and a Co-op is about. But, get out and about and there is a wealth...

Thank mikeromeozeroone
West Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2015

stayed here for the weekend with hubby and daughter in a beautiful family room with a lovely en-suite the room had everything you would need and as we had a wowcher coupon we were very happy The house is huge and beautifully decorated with a lovely breakfast room. there is also a very nice garden and parking

Thank Ann H
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Room very comfy, clean and large. Lounge area & dining room good.The food was excellent eboth breakfast and dinner, good selection of wine and local beers. Warm welcome from Andrew, made to feel very comfortable. Would recommend Hillcrest as a excellent base for seeing the surrounding area

Thank marian d
Hopewell Junction, New York
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We telephoned Hillcrest about room availability, but they wanted to also make reservation for dinner. We reserved room with credit card, but said we didn’t know what we wanted to do for dinner, but they made dinner reservation also. When we were driving to Hillcrest we had no phone nor wi-fi service. We arrived after dinner time & were told...

4Thank J4664HPpaul
Andrewwf1, Owner at Hillcrest House, responded to this review

I am sorry that there seems to be some confusion over this booking and please let me clarify the circumstances leading to this situation, based on the actual correspondence exchanged. You contacted us via email on 26th Feb requesting availability and tariff for "dinner, bed and breakfast on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 for two people for the king size four...

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We wanted somewhere peaceful and quiet to explore the Galloway Forest. This was just wonderful. Instantly relaxing. We had the four poster room and it was just beautiful - lots of character, really comfortable and beautiful views. The food was gorgeous - both the breakfasts and the evening meals. We arranged to have wine and chocolates on arrival too -...

Thank Allison K
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Had a wonderful weekend stay in this little Hidden Gem. Wonderful warm welcome along with great hospitality from the owners, Debora and Andrew Frith. Beautiful rooms and outstanding home cooked breakfast and evening meals. Private afternoon tea organised in their lounge for our party of ladies, first class all the way!

Thank Joyce N
Fripp Island, South Carolina
Reviewed 8 August 2015

While this B&B was beautiful on the outside the inside was dated and a little moldy for people with allergies. Our host was very nice and the grounds with so many mature trees were great. The breakfast was okay but only served from 8-9 so it presented a small time frame. The room room we stayed in was large, bathroom...

Thank mickifrippisland
Andrewwf1, Owner at Hillcrest House, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not fully appreciate your trip to Galloway and in particular to Wigtown, which is Scotland's national booktown, but I am especially disturbed that you think there was mold in evidence; If you could be more specific I would be happy to investigate, but to date you are the only guest to think there is such...

Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here over the weekend and found the host very friendly and the breakfast excellent, we would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for somewhere to stay 5/5. Thermometer we stayed in was the Moray which had a four poster bed which was extremely comfortable plus there was a sea view from one of the windows....

Thank chorleydaveandmo
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my husband at the beginning of July. What a beautiful place in a stunning area! A friendly welcome (as we got in every shop in Wigtown), gorgeous room and tasty breakfast, we didn't have dinner but judging by the smells that was just as nice. We would definitely return if we're in the area.

Thank bexwn
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We stayed here with our 2 dogs and had a really lovely time. The room was very comfortable and had a great view of the surrounding countryside and coast. The food is outstanding and an evening meal is a must. The couple who run the guest house are really lovely people and very hospitable. We will be returning to this...

Thank kerly2015

23 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (7)
Room/Suite (4)
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Bathroom (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (16)
Room/Suite (5)
Dining (5)
View from Room (1)
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Wigtown
10.9 km away
Creebridge House Hotel
Creebridge House Hotel
#1 of 5 in Newton Stewart
341 reviews
10.1 km away
Bruce Hotel
Bruce Hotel
#2 of 5 in Newton Stewart
269 reviews
31.2 km away
Ken Bridge Hotel
Ken Bridge Hotel
#1 of 1 in New Galloway
105 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
25.3 km away
The Selkirk Arms Hotel
The Selkirk Arms Hotel
#1 of 4 in Kirkcudbright
450 reviews
14.2 km away
Hawthorn House
Hawthorn House
#1 of 1 in Port William
182 reviews
0.3 km away
Glaisnock House
Glaisnock House
#3 of 8 in Wigtown
39 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious Victorian villa set on the edge of Scotland's Booktown. Short stroll from the centre of town with lovely open views over farmland to the sea. Excellent value B&B accommodation, with award-winning evening meals available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest House

Address: Hillcrest Maidland Place, Wigtown DG8 9EU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Wigtown
Price Range: ₹ 5,555 - ₹ 6,944 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hillcrest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Book Direct Rooms, Travelocity and Agoda so you can book your Hillcrest House 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.
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 Hillcrest House staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
South Shields, England, United Kingdom
2 months ago
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Hillcrest House 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

“The moray was very good, views excellent with binoculars in room”
 of 5 bubbles W33nds, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We loved our room Dornoch on the first floor. The toilet and shower are separate.”
 of 5 bubbles moragp267, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Superior Room - definitely worth the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles 25cheryll, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The The moray is a beautiful room with a view”
  • charming bedroom
 of 5 bubbles FalkirkBairn, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Moray is large, spacious and with excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles John&Betty, 27 May 2016 | Read review
5 of 5