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Gretna Hall
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Gretna Green
Holywood, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“my daughters wedding”
Reviewed 26 August 2013

my daughter got married at this hotel,the hotel is set in lovely grounds.we stayed for three nights the staff are very friendly and welcoming,stewart looked after us at the meal after the wedding and nothing was to much trouble,we had a brilliant time at this hotel i would stay there again,thank you to the staff for making are say an enjoyable one.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Holywood, ni, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

after reading some reviews we were a wee bit worried about our forthcoming wedding,how wrong could we be! we were married on 22nd august,and stayed for 3 nights,and from start to finish we could not have been made more welcome,our big day went without a hitch and our wedding dinner was amazing,the hotel grounds fantastic for our photos,and all the staff could not be more helpful,particular mention to Stewart the duty manager,and Liam and Steven on the bar,excellent service. all the rooms we had,5 in total, were excellent, would reccommend to anyone looking to get married here. thank you, mr and mrs Johnston.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Got married here on 22nd August it was an amazing stay!! the staff were fabulous and the food was too!! Was a stress free wedding and a great break away!! Thank you to Stewart and his team for the best day ever!!!!

  • Stayed August 2013
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Llanarmon-yn-Ial, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 August 2013

Stayed Here for 1 night on our way to Edinburgh, Got a cheap deal, Fab Hotel, Lovely Staff, Excellent Breakfast in the morning. The Grounds are fabulous, kept very well, A beautiful place for your wedding or just to stay overnight.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

My partner and I got married at the Gretna Hall Hotel on August 17th. We had worked with the hotel staff, particularly Diane, in arranging everything and have to say that the service we received was outstanding, from changing the original date to arranging an after-wedding meal.
Being the second time round for both of us we just wanted something private and personal and that is what we got.
The hotel itself dates back to 1710 so there will always be something going wrong. We stayed in the Sheridan Grant suite and it was comfortable. Lighting in the bedroom is subdued to say the least but the bed was extremely comfortable. The lounge area was small but we weren't throwing a party so adequate for the two of us. Word of warning - the water in the bathroom gets VERY hot so it is very difficult to gauge the temperature of the water if running a bath or shower. The lighting was inadequate for my 'wife' to get her hair and makeup done so we used the room of one of our guests in the new wing.
On Friday evening we ate in the bar area. The food was good and, more importantly, the drink prices are very reasonable. We found the staff to be friendly and they delivered a good service.
On Saturday we had a meeting with Pat, our coordinator for the day, who just let us know what would happen. From the onwards everything went to plan. We obviously couldn't plan the weather but we were fortunate that the rain stopped 15 minutes before the ceremony and started again 15 minutes after the last photo was taken. Everyone - Pat, the minister, photographer, videographer and bagpiper, made the day special. In the evening we had a meal in the restaurant which was extremely good. Because of the reason why most people are at the hotel, to celebrate a wedding, the atmosphere throughout is special. We got to speak to people from other wedding parties.
We found the staff to be friendly, helpful and professional the entire stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

Hotel is outdated rooms poor could not close window so spent the night listening to motorway traffic. Plumbing in bathroom very noisy and water black as though a pipe was burst. In the morning shower jammed so had to call maintenance. Complained to duty manager Rose who was totally uninterested in complaint would have been better spending the £89.00 on a tent

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I stayed at gretna hall and married my husband in the blacksmiths workshop. The hotel setting was beautiful. The staff were super friendly. Even the cleaners were happy and friendly. Will definately go back. Only complaint was bar closed early but i am from luton and used to 24 hr service lol

  • Stayed August 2013
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Property: Gretna Hall
Address: Gretna Green | Dumfriesshire, Gretna Green DG16 5DY, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Gretna Green
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Gretna Green
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Gretna Hall 3*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gretna Hall Hotel is an ideal setting for your leisure break thanks to its great location, charm and character. Originally built in 1710 as a manor house, our hotel, set in 10 acres of beautiful gardens offers all the character of a substantial historical building with all the facilities you would expect from a leading contemporary hotel. We cater for weddings, family celebrations, business meetings and overnight stays and a very warm welcome awaits you at Gretna Hall Hotel whatever your reason for visiting us. ... more   less 
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