Dumfries is a charming and historic town situated in the Dumfries and Galloway area of Scotland. It is popular with tourists and in particular fans of Robert Burns, the great Scottish poet, who spent his last years in Dumfries. It is home to the famous Robert Burns Centre, which contains many early manuscripts of his work. The town is accessible by road, rail and ferry.

Where to Stay in Dumfries

Visitors can book accommodation directly with the providers or visit popular travel websites which are readily available. The type of accommodation can be hotels, self-catering, bed and breakfast, or caravans and campsites. The town also has Luggage storage should you wish to leave bags while shopping or finding somewhere to stay. Some of the available places include:

  • Dumfries Holiday Inn

This accommodation is located just 1.6 miles south of Dumfries. The Holiday Inn Dumfries boasts a bar, restaurant and a 24-hours a day front desk service.

  • Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club

The hotel has 91 ensuite rooms and suites and is conveniently located in the heart of the market town of Dumfries. The Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club offers comfortable accommodation in Dumfries and is one of Dumfries and Galloway’s largest privately owned hotels.

  • Best Western Station Hotel

This is a traditional Victorian railway hotel just five minutes walk from the centre of Dumfries. It has free internet and parking and is situated close to the central railway station.

  • The Huntingdon Bed and Breakfast

This is a traditional Victorian sandstone villa just one minute from Dumfries Station and five minutes from the town centre. It has been sympathetically restored to its former splendour, and many original features remain intact. It has free parking and WiFi access.

Many other forms of accommodation are available, and it is fair to say that there is something to suit everyone. The town is well served by camping and caravan sites, most of which are situated close to the town.