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The Thistle Inn

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The Thistle Inn

3 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Contactless check-in
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Contactless check-out
51-55 Main Street, Castle Douglas, Scotland, DG7 3AU

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKippford Beach21 min drive
  • Popular LocationRockcliffe Beach22 min drive
  • Popular LocationSandyhills Beach22 min drive

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About this area

Castle Douglas

The Thistle Inn is located in Castle Douglas. The Whitehouse Gallery and Stewartry Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at 7stanes - Dalbeattie and Colvend Golf Club. Red Kite Feeding Station and Galloway Activity Centre are also worth visiting. Waterskiing, parasailing and windsurfing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Red Kite Feeding Station - 7 min drive
  • Threave Castle - 11 min drive
  • Kippford Beach - 21 min drive
  • Rockcliffe Beach - 22 min drive
  • Sandyhills Beach - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Dumfries Station - 26 min drive
  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 99 min drive


  • Jade Palace - 5 min drive
  • Merrick - 5 min drive
  • Douglas Arms Hotel - 5 min drive
  • Carlo's Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Cafe At Designs - 5 min drive

About this property

The Thistle Inn

3-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and an outdoor tennis court are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include free breakfast. This hotel has 3 rooms. Housekeeping is not available.
The Thistle Inn offers 3 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free extended parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor tennis court


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and cash

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 1 out of 2 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 2 reviews
4 - Good 50%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 2 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 2 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 2 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

The Thistle Inn was perfect for me. Clean, excellent value, good food and a very friendly and helpful host.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2018

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Friendly and informal
Nice stay with excellent food and good bar chat. Do not be put off by the external appearance of the building. Very warm hosts
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2017