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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Excellent - based on 19 reviews
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sam m
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
“Fantastic, wish we could have stayed longer!”
Reviewed 13 October 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Very peaceful and comfortable, the whole cottage is very nicely furnished and spotlessly clean, with a lovely view of the River Cree and it's only a short walk to the town centre and there's plenty of stuff to do in the area, it's a short drive to the Galloway forest park which is great for walking,mountain biking and stargazing.

Thank you for a lovely stay.

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Liked best: The location, cleanliness and comfy beds
Liked least: Having to leave
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
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Management Response
3 Jan 2015
Thank you for the positive review, we are so happy you enjoyed your holiday in Barley cottage.
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Tomtul
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely stay in a wonderful cottage”
Reviewed 11 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Just returned from a week a Barley cottage. The cottage is very clean and in a fantastic location. The balcony is amazing overlooking the river. The cottage is very well equipt with everything you could possibly need for a week away. Can not wait to stay again very soon.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
14 Oct 2014
So glad you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thank you for your review.
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Mike W
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Fantastic cottage, second stay says it all”
Reviewed 30 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This cottage is a credit to its owners. Tastefully furnished, spotlessly clean. Superb location for travelling. Lots of local attractions.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
6 Oct 2014
Many thanks, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Barley cottage.
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John H
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“TRANQUIL COMFY COTTAGE”
Reviewed 29 September 2014 for a stay in June 2013

We found the cottage very clean and comfortable with everything you need for a great holiday. The cottage is on a main road but it is very quiet and parking is not a problem you can either park on the road or round the back of the cottage. The kitchen was fully equipped, the lounge had nice furniture and a balcony with views over the river. The beds were comfortable with plenty of bedding. The position of the cottage is a short walk from both the town and the countryside and the owner provided information in the cottage of places to visit and where to eat.

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Liked best: the balcony over the river and the tranquility
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
8 Oct 2014
Many thanks for your review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay at barley cottage.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
bailliesu...
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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“Hidden Jewel of Newton Stewart, Spotless, convenient and amazing!”
Reviewed 29 September 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We found this cottage truly lovely. After long journey, the thoughtful owners had left a little welcome hamper, tea, coffee, shortbread biscuits, bread and milk. So unexpected but very welcome. The cottage was everything we needed, central position but still did not feel in the town. Beds comfortable and everywhere was spotless.

Thank you for a wonderful stay. Highly recommend. Five star.

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Liked best: Cleanliness, position, price.
Liked least: Having to leave.
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
6 Oct 2014
Thank you, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay in Barley cottage
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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