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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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pod12345
leicester
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Excellent lodge & location”
Reviewed 8 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

A very clean, comfortable & modern lodge with a large garden and decking. Super view from sliding doors onto the decking area with a variety of birds on the feeders - and of course a regular woodpecker.
There is a walk into the forest right on the doorstep , with short drive local attractions nearby.
Location wise you can easily go further a field with non too heavy traffic . Many things to do, trying to pack them into a week is hard.
Having been to many similar priced properties in Scotland I can easily say this was in the top two - and would have no problem in recommending this property.

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Liked best: The fact the property was very nice
Liked least: the rain
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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8 Aug 2016
Thank you so much for the lovely review
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Anne Mari...
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Woodpecker Lodge! What a find!”
Reviewed 18 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

I recently had the pleasure of staying at Woodpecker Lodge, which is about 6 miles beyond Dumfries. A few days before check in I received a message from the owner informing me of the code for the key safe which enabled my party to get into the lodge. What a lovely surprise we got! Fat balls in the little porch for feeding the birds! That was a first!

I have stayed at many lodges in different parts of Scotland. This is definitely one of the best in terms of furniture, fittings, decor, location and the ornaments, paintings and little touches which make it comfortable, welcoming and homely. There is a folder which provides clear information about appliances, local shops etc. Very handy!

Both bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and lounge are all finished to a high standard. Bedding, towels, crockery, dishes and kitchen utensils are plentiful. The whole lodge is spotlessly clean! The outside decking area has very attractive patio furniture, including a two seater swing seat and the garden is large and well maintained with a bench at the top, presumably to catch the sun, when it shines!

The lodge is situated in a peaceful and tranquil spot yet it is ideal for exploring Dumfries and the towns along the Galloway Coast. I came upon it by chance when I was looking at accomodation in Dumfries and Galloway and I'm so glad I did!

If you are considering a break in this area, look no further than Woodpecker Lodge! I'm sure you will enjoy it as much as my friends and I did!

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Liked best: I could not choose just one thing! Everything excellent!
Liked least: Everything was highly satisfactory!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
13 Jul 2016
Thank you so much for the lovely review.
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