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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2013

A brief stay at The Bruce hotel on our way to Ayrshire.We were made very welcome and had a good size bedroom with all the usual treats.On finding the bathroom radiator wasn't working a fan heater was quickly supplied.Both lunch and evening meal were very good.Many thanks to Callum and David for making our short stay a fine experience.

1 Thank netvigator1
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38 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

This is a lovely little hotel in the Dumfries and Galloway town of Newton Stewart with excellent staff. My colleague and I were in the area on a business trip so were only staying one night so cannot speak for what an extended stay would be like but for a day trip it was ideal for our needs. We ate... More 

1 Thank tinsoldier
Ayr, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2013

I cant praise the Staff of the Hotel high enough. Nothing was too much trouble from connecting us to they'r Wi-fi, free of charge, to serving us in the Bar and Dining Room. Service was always with a Smile. The Rooms are Charming and Spotless and the Beds very comfortable. It was a Pleasure from beginning to end. Thank You.

1 Thank Chipmonk_10
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2013

What a nice hotel in a nice little town staff all extremely friendly and always willing to serve you the best they can. The bar manager was excellent and always thought of us first so would highly recommend this hotel

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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2013

An excellent hotel in every respect. It was what it was a good comfortable small hotel, the staff were friendly; efficient and courteous; the food was good a bit basic but fine. Our room was very good and warm, important in Scotland during February Cannot recommend highly enough, infinitely better than The Crown

2 Thank DrOwenRoberts
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72 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2013

I cannot think of anything negative to write about this hotel! The staff are exceptional and they are probably the best asset the hotel has, from the housekeeper to the manager, they are professional, friendly and welcoming. We could not find anything they wouldn't do for us! They really do make it their pleasure, and not just their duty, to... More 

Thank Catherine F
Inverness, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2012

We stayed two nights here as we were working in the area. It was just after the floods in November and the town still had sandbags in places nearer the river. The hotel, luckily is up hill from the River Cree so wasn't affected. The staff are wonderful very friendly and courteous, the room was big and very warm, with... More 

2 Thank MoleandRatty
Manchester, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Stopped over on our way to Ayr. There was a wedding with over 150 guest on the night we stopped, so we decided to eat out ,on returning quite early, to be honest the guest were all in there function room and didnt take over the hotel . Also the music was turned down early ,which was very nice .... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Stayed in this hotel in November. The rooms are cold, central heating barely on. Cold showers, very little in the way of toiletries,( very small packs.) Needed to put two wool blankets on the bed to stay warm. The main reception area was very warm,( should channel it all upstairs somehow for the guests!) Beds are okay, but the sheets... More 

1 Thank kevin d
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012

I think this is possibly the best value hotel I have ever stayed at. We have just spent 3 days at the Bruce Hotel and had tremendous fun despite the weather! The Thursday night quiz is excellent (even if we didn't win, although the podium place was a good result). Menu choice is terrific and fresh - thoroughly recommend the... More 

4 Thank David W

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Bruce Hotel

Address: 88 Queen Street, Newton Stewart DG8 6JL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Newton Stewart
Price Range: $106 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bruce Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Rooms facing the back have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles Al_M39, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The family room, Room 6 was excellent”
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“Functional hotel -our first floor room was very convenient to access.”
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