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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Kristine0...
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Outstanding luxury cottage!”
Reviewed 19 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We travelled to Scotland as a group of 8 people, 4 couples, looking to have a relaxing 5 days away. We had an excellent time! Laura was so friendly and the welcome basket was very appreciated! The rooms were spacious and of very good standard, the kitchen was equipped with everything we could possibly need and more. The garden was huge and we had a great time playing with all the different garden games available. We had long walks in the beautiful countryside and found inspiration on what to do in all the brochures in the cottage.
We are already planning our next visit. Highly recommended!

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
21 May 2014
Many thanks for your lovely review. It was great that you had some nice weather for your stay and enjoyed the garden. I'm delighted that you liked the cottage and hope to see you again soon.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Rae C
Livingston, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 6 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Excellent directions, very warm and welcoming reception. House spotless and to a very high standard. We were sorry to leave after only 2 nights and will definitely be back! Thoroughly recommended.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Slow wifi
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
21 May 2014
Thank you very much indeed for your king review. We are always delighted when someone has enjoyed their stay and try to keep everything fresh and up to date. Hope to see you again in future.
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Reminrust...
Keswick, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Truely fantastic Place to Stay”
Reviewed 25 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Had another amazing stay here, our 2nd visit, a finished work for Christmas get away with the girls and the dogs. The house is so beautiful with everything you could ever need. Its setting is so peaceful yet not a million miles away from anywhere if thats what you want. The Christmas tree and decs make it feel so homely. Thanks so much guys, hope to be back next year.

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Liked best: Such a homely feel to the cottage, fab garden for the dogs.
Liked least: Leaving!!!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
25 Dec 2013
Thank you so much ladies for your kind review, much appreciated. Lovely to have you back and hope to see you all again next year.
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Conrad L
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A beautifully maintained and cared for cottage in the heart of the countryside”
Reviewed 3 November 2013 for a stay in August 2013
1
person found this review helpful

My second visit to Ghillies Cottage with the family. Not only is it in a beautiful spot but its a lovely and comfortable cottage. Nicely designed and well maintained with all the things you need even a couple of sharp knives.
The kids loved their rooms and the large bathroom with its stone floors and big views is a rare luxury. There are lots of local walks including a walk through the woods to the Castle Gardens. A short drive gets you to lovely old ruins, walks and villages. Caerlaverock Castle on a sunny day has to be one of the most enchanting ruins in Brittain.
In short Ghillies is an exceptional cottage in a lovely area.

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Liked best: Comfort in a beautiful location
Liked least: I rained once, (nothing to complain about)
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Nov 2013
Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to welcome you back again to the cottage and we hope to see you all again in the future.
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dick c
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic Best cottage we`ve ever stayed in.”
Reviewed 2 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Attention to detail was fabulous and the welcome basket outstanding.All rooms were delightfully presented and the bath was to die for.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Nov 2013
Many thanks for your review, it is much appreciated! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and would be delighted to welcome you back again in future.
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