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Stables Guest House
Ranked #1 of 17 Newton Stewart B&B and Inns
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2013

Just got back home having been marooned in Newtonstewart for two days by the unexpected blizzard conditions. Being unable to leave via any road we chanced upon The Stables and ended up staying for two nights. Jacqui was marvellous, adapting accommodation to fit as many waifs and strays in as possible. Excellent food, wonderful charitable welcome to all, up to date travel information and advice and excellent humour. I am sure that the prospcet of a captive audience stranded in town tempts many people to hike their prices based on demand. Not Jacqui, scrupulously fair to the end. Scottish Tourist Board please note, the very best example of Scots hospitality one could wish for

Room Tip: Pick any one, we had 2 doubles and a single. All were top class
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled on business
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Stockport, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 February 2013

We stayed for one night and really enjoyed it. Jacqui is the perfect hostess and makes you feel very welcome. The room was excellent and the breakfast was even better. There are many small touches that make you feel at home and there is a lovely sitting room. I would recommend a stay here to everyone.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Glasgow
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Reviewed 8 January 2013

We planned a visit to Newton Stewart at the start of the year, hoping to visit the Galloway Forest Dark Skies Park. Although the weather was not great for star gazing - the rest of our trip was very nice! We stayed 3 nights at Stables Guest House, we arrived to a very warm welcome from Jacqui. We stayed in a double room, which was very comfortable for two - the only complaint about the room was the low shower pressure. There was a nice variety of breakfast's offered in the morning (with products bought locally from nearby farms etc).

Jacqui was also very helpful when we asked about local things to see and do. She offered us maps and recommended some places to visit, and also a nice place to have evening meals - Galloway Arms Hotel, Newton Stewart - I would highly recommend a visit there, the food is very good and the prices are reasonable!

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Rockford, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

We stayed 4 nights here at the beginning of November. I visited from the US and took my parents who live in North Ayrshire.
Jaqui makes you feel welcome as soon as you walk through her door. Very comfortable rooms. Ideal sitting room for reading or playing games. The breakfast was outstanding . Highly recommend.

Room Tip: We were on the ground floor. Both rooms were en suite.
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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with family
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Lanark, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2012

A most enjoyable stay in this B&B...Jacqui was a most welcoming and friendly host and nothing was a bother. Her breakfast was one of the best we have ever had at a B&B and was worth getting out of bed for. Rooms were spacious and clean with little extras not usually supplied at B&B's. Would certainly return if ever in the area again.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 September 2012

Quite apart from being in one of the loveliest and quietest parts of Britain, Stables Guest House offered a standard of comfort, excellent food (we had breakfast and packed lunch) and even more important, a friendliness which reflected in dealings with other guests. I stay in a lot of hotels and guest houses for my work but this one was a real pleasure. My wife and I would certainly visit again if we had the opportunity. Thanks for a lovely weekend. Peter Flynn

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 July 2012 via mobile

Just had a fantastic stay at this lovely guest house. The room was comfortable and immaculately clean, the breakfasts were excellent and the location was handy for everything we wanted to do in the region. Jacqui was a fantastic host, making us feel incredibly welcome - nothing appeared to be too much trouble. I hope we'll be able to stay there again soon - highly recommended!

Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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Property: Stables Guest House
Address: Corsbie Road, Newton Stewart DG8 6JB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Newton Stewart
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Newton Stewart
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stables Guest House is privately owned.Set in its own gardens it is only a few minutes walk to the centre of Newton Stewart which offers a wide range of places to eat, shops cinema and sports centre.Plenty of free off road parking.All rooms offer TV,radio,beverage tray and good quality toiletries, all rooms are either en-suite or have private facilities.Free wifi is available.There is a welcoming guests lounge and breakfast room with conservatory.Breakfast offers a choice of dishes, using local produce where possible. ... more   less 
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