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Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have just celebrated my 70th birthday with a dozen friends at the Selkirk and the evening went great. Pre-event, the staff were very accommodating regarding advance menu choices. On the evening itself we had a private lounge before and after dinner, which was taken in the Artistas Restaurant. The food was across the whole range of the menu and...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Friendly staff and a warm welcome; great double en suite room in separate annex; lovely breakfasts and a great bistro menu. The room was serviced every day; nothing was too much trouble; we will be back....!!

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear omipalone, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. Everything you have written is what we strive to provide: hearty food, welcoming and friendly service and comfortable rooms. We do hope to see you again soon. Please do not hesitate to contact us when we can assist you again. regards, Joanna Scott

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for work and booked dinner here as forecast snow. Restaurant was shut so ate in the bar area this was ok local art to view and purchase if you wished. I had venison which was fabulous and if in the area would eat here again but unlikely to stay unless its booked by work. Room was large and breakfast...

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear charlietraveler57, Thank you for your review and rating our value, cleanliness and service all 4 out of 5. In January and February we occasionally close the doors on the big restaurant and serve the same menu and specials in the Bistro and Lounge complete with comfortable seating and cosy fire. I hope you enjoyed the ambience and I have...

Kendal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a two night Travelzoo special and it was the best. Great comfortable and spacious room. We had Sunday lunch and an evening meal, both great. Breakfasts excellent, beautifully cooked, a real highlight. One of us is gluten dairy free. They couldn't have been more accommodating. Chef did a bespoke menu for us! Beers good, local ales plus draft...

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Imp15, Thank you so much for your glowing review: we're delighted that you enjoyed your break with us in beautiful Kirkcudbright. Enjoying good food is such an integral part of any holiday, I'm particularly pleased you enjoyed the menus we could offer you. Hope to see you both back again. regards, Joanna Scott.

Brough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this fairly last minute but pleasantly surprised. The room was good, quiet and in a lovely Scottish town. Ate in the restaurant and the meal was very good. The owner was very hospitable and all the staff were excellent. The gin menu in the bar was very reasonable and the bar man was happy to make a recommendation.

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Have just spent 2 nights here- couldn't t have asked for anything more. Great value, such friendly helpful people, clean and attractive room, fab ambience all round and good food/ drinks ( although a little disappointed that 'game offer' detailed in newsletter not actually available) One of those places that you can't wait to return to ( and hope we...

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Just returned from another excellent 3 night Hogmanay Break at this hotel. The atmosphere was friendly and relaxed in the care of attentive hosts Chris and Sue and their staff, for whom nothing was too much trouble. Meeting our fellow guests over mulled wine and mince pies in the cosy lounge on arrival set the tone, while taking part (optional)...

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ThewalkersScotland, Owner at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - what a great time we all had. A delightful set of guests that entered into the spirit of the weekend. So glad you enjoyed it. All the very best for 2017. Chris & Sue

Twynholm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had our work's Christmas Lunch here - I was under the impression that the food was of a good standard, and it may just have been that it was a works party and the hotel were not that bothered about a works outing, but the food was very disappointing indeed and to be honest the whole atmosphere was a...

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ThewalkersScotland, Owner at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am truly sorry that you found your experience below par. We do try exceptionally hard to ensure each and every one of our customers who visit leaves happy and have enjoyed the experience. When we are off the mark in any shape or form we need to know and I only wish that...

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We all found the food fantastic however £10 for a large Shiraz I find extreme not a bottle but a 250ml glass please explain,was it vintage as it didn't taste like it didn't want to discuss it in a busy restaurant

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ThewalkersScotland, Owner at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review and glad you all enjoyed the food - The Shiraz in question is called Spitting Spider from Dowie Doole, Australia - we charge £4.50 for a 125ml and £5.65 for a 175ml - hence the £9 for your large 250ml. Sorry it left you spitting feathers but all our prices are listed...

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We have recently moved to the area and have found it difficult to find good quality food. The Selkirk has a good choice of food on offer, the Pannacotta was particularly delicious, possibly one of the best I've had! A nice variety of wine to choose from, it has also been refreshing to see proper French coffees! Thanks for the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant
The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, European, British, Scottish
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17 Bedroom town house hotel. Privately owned and operated. 2 Restaurants, 2 Bars and cosy lounges. Free Wi Fi throughout, all rooms en suite, 60% of rooms now fully refurbished.Ideal base to discover SW Scotland. Walking, fishing, cycling, golf or just relaxing and enjoying our award winning cuisine using the best of local produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Selkirk Arms Hotel

Address: High Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Kirkcudbright
Price Range: £97 - £113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Selkirk Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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