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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Dumfries, Scotland - Updated 2020

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Scotland is defined by its miles and miles of green highlands, impressive stone architecture, green forests and mountains, and its vast coastline. The lowland part of the country also possesses these distinct features, which is rich in greenery and cultural heritage. Amongst this, is Dumfries, located beside the River Nith. Mainly a market town, the town is also famous as a local center for art and crafts.

The town is a typical Scottish one, with a mile-long history and medieval, red-hued, sandstone architecture. A vacation in this town promises a taste of a Scottish town without missing out on the bliss of the typical Scottish countryside. Like its other attractions, these Airbnb rentals are all set to give you an amazing experience. So, read on to learn more about our top picks in the city of Dumfries, Scotland!

1. Clean, comfortable and welcoming (from USD 60)

The property is set to give you the feeling of living in the typical Scottish highlands. This entire country home is offered to guests for their stay. The property features two bedrooms with three beds, which can accommodate up to four guests at a time. The master bedroom comes with a double bed, while the other bedroom has two separate beds.

Bright and cheerful, the entire house is designed to give views of the countryside. The house comes with a garden, which guests can always enjoy with an outdoor BBQ. A kitchen and large living room are also offered to guests during their stay.

Clean, Comfortable and Welcoming
Kirkton Dumfries., Dumfries & Galloway, United Kingdom
248 reviews
Private room in house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely house fantastic view delicious breakfast
room and bed very comfortable with great wi-fi connection
we enjoyed the breakfast and the views from the garden
everything there - kitchen lovely and views and countryside out at the back
nice touches like bottled water in the room and a big folder of local visitors attractions
Cleanliness:
very clean and welcoming
fantastic accommodation very clean and high end
rooms were clean and bed comfortable
a quiet clean and comfortable space
the house is very clean and comfortable
Host:
tracey and roger were wonderful hosts
the host was great
lovely home and great hosts
great host would definitely recommend cheers guys
tracey and roger were fantastic hosts
Location:
this location was better than described
great location for our mtn biking holiday
truly a home away fro home and wonderful village beautiful walks and serene
we used this location to explore the surrounding attractions of dumfries
house is set in a quiet location with easy access to all amenities
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2. Kirkland Cottage (from USD 105)

The amazing white-grey architecture of this property will welcome you to a stay full of adventure. Surrounded by lush greenery, this house gives a feeling of seclusion. It is located around 3.2 km (2 miles) from the city center of Dumfries.

The cottage is attached to the main house, where two bedrooms are offered to guests for their stay. There is one double bed in one room and two single beds in the other, so up to four people can stay at a time. The cottage offers plenty of space for parking and even a separate space for bicycles.

Kirkland Cottage
Dumfries, United Kingdom
188 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture was very comfortable and the cottage was much bigger than expected
kirkland cottage is charming and spacious with nice homely furnishings and very comfortable beds
a really spacious comfortable cottage with all essentials in bedrooms kitchen bathroom wifi and interesting music collection
beautiful cottage well equipped lovely decor comfortable beds peaceful setting the list goes on
fully independent and v comfortable
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean and spacious
very clean and spacious
very clean and as described
sparkling clean of course
very clean cosy and comfortable
Host:
lovely hosts fantastic grounds
hosts were very responsive to any concerns that we raised
thanks to our hosts
deborah and robert are great hosts
we thought the accommodations were outstanding and the host and hostess were extremely charming
Location:
the location was beautiful and quiet too
a very quiet location allowing a good night's sleep
a great location and gardens as well as the property
its close to dumfries but feels like you're way out in the countryside
great location away from the centre of town but close enough to grab dinner or supplies
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3. Private apartment (from USD 39)

This entire apartment has a master bedroom, with a double bed and two single beds. The vast living room also has a sofa bed, where another two people can sleep. Altogether, six people can stay at this property and so it is convenient for a group of people or a large family, especially if they are looking for a place to stay within a tight budget.

The apartment also has a small kitchen unit with all the basic facilities, like a microwave, toaster, and electric kettle. The location of the apartment is very convenient, close to the town center.

Private Apartment-living room/bedroom
Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
126 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi reception was good
the apartment was perfect with everything we needed including wifi
nice bathroom large bedroom no kitchen sink did not bother me parking outside the door
little touches like a usb adapter in the apartment made it an easy stay
it’s very modern clean and comfortable and little things like toiletries coffee and tea are provided
Cleanliness:
very clean and homely place
clean comfortable and warm
very clean and everything we needed
it was clean and well maintained
the flat was very clean and confortable
Host:
very nice hosts
anetta was the perfect host
great host and very helpful
lovely lovely host i love staying there and very quick responses
anetta was very helpful
Location:
great place to stay close to the town for the station etc and close to mabie forest
a perfectly located flat close to dumfries centre
it'sin a great location every thing is just a short walk away
great value ideally located in quiet area but still only 15 min walk into town
good location very quiet with private access
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4. Mid Crossleys cottage (from USD 92)

This bright, airy and cheerful cottage is located 4 km (2.48 miles) from the main town of Dumfries. It is based in Holywood, a small village just outside the main town. So, you can enjoy the country life of Scotland without being away from the main town of Dumfries. The cottage comes with a lovely garden and there are plenty of spaces to relax and unwind.

The cottage has two bedrooms, one with a double bed and another with two single beds. Altogether, four people can stay in this cottage at a time. Here, along with a pleasant stay, you will be offered all arrangements for breakfast.

Mid Crossleys Cottage
Holywood, Scotland, United Kingdom
134 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is very comfortable with all the amenities one could want
it is a lovely comfortable cottage that had everything we needed and lots of bonus extras
it has a huge garden and we were lucky enough to have breakfast and dinner outside
there is lovely outside space and it was a nice touch to have breakfast food left for us
great two bed cottage tastefully decorated with a well stocked kitchen for those who want to cook whilst there
Cleanliness:
the house was very clean and lovely
clean warm well stocked with everything we needed
faultless and spotless with super comfy beds we won't hesitate to recommend
clean and tidy with a amazing private walled garden
it was impeccably clean and karen was lovely
Host:
karen was a great host
karen played the perfect host
karen was a very welcoming host and made us feel immediately at home
karen is the perfect airbnb host
amazing host stunning little cottage
Location:
lovely rural location but in easy striking distance of family days out i
the location was excellent and very quiet
a great location from which to explore the area
fantastic location 10 minutes from everywhere
kares place has everything needed to be the ideal base for a get away in scotland
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5. Irish Gait Guest House - Dumfries town centre (from USD 72)

In the heart of Dumfries, the Irish Gait Guest House is a historic villa, set to take you back in time. The property is located very close to the high street, which gives guests an excellent opportunity to visit attractions like the Theatre Royal, the Globe Inn, and the Robert Burns House.

The property features three bedrooms, which altogether have three beds, so it can accommodate a total of six guests at a time.

Period B&B, large double ensuite with river views
Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
47 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic antique furniture and art but with comfortable beds and all mod cons
very spacious room and bathroom with views over a beautiful garden
the house is beautiful with a great view of the river from the breakfast room
the house is really something to behold with beautiful views of the river from the breakfast room
comfortable room and hearty breakfast
Cleanliness:
all areas were clean tidy and things well laid out
clean and tidy with a great scottish breakfast
the river room was spacious cosy immaculately clean with a comfortable bed and crisp cotton linen
property was clean & comfortable; breakfast was great - andrew was a great host nothing was too much trouble
Host:
very helpful friendly host
our hosts were incredibly helpful
beautiful house with great hosts
andrew was a generous and welcoming host
belle is a wonderful host – attentive interesting and knowledgeable
Location:
great location close to everything i wanted to see
the breakfast was fantastic and the location was perfect
lovely and interesting place to stay in the heart of the town
great location in dumfries beautiful styled house
was in dumfries for the ukelele festival and found this a perfect location
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6. The Old School - Peace, space, great for gatherings (from USD 144)

This property was a once a Victorian school and nowadays offers travelers a stay while visiting the town of Dumfries. The stone house is in the middle of the countryside, surrounded by greenery and features four bedrooms with six beds along with a spacious lounge, a kitchen, and three bathrooms.

Altogether, it can accommodate up to 10 people at a time. The garden and surrounding spaces provide a peaceful place to relax and unwind.

The Old School -Peace, space, great for gatherings
near Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, United Kingdom
64 reviews
Entire cottage 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is huge the 2 lounges big kitchen and courtyard were perfect for a large group
beds were really comfortable and the delicious welcome gift of flowers and local produce much apprecited
stunning lounge beautiful kitchen and each bedroom is absolutely perfect
great big kitchen for communal cooking and a very comfortably sized lounge for 8 people
the aga kept the kitchen cosy and we enjoyed the log burner in the evening
Cleanliness:
very clean and quiet
comfy beds and clean linen and towels
a charming and clean old school cottage
really clean and comfortable a great place to stay
also everything was really clean and nicer than picture
Host:
lesley was a perfect host
lesley was very quick with responses to questions that we had and an excellent host
the host was great lesley made everything easy for us
lesley was a great host and the house was perfect
lesley was a wonderful host and i would definitely come back
Location:
it's set in a quiet location beautiful countryside - but with good access to nearby towns
great place for a quiet family break
really comfortable well equipped and the peace quiet and darkness was a lovely change from city life
lesley’s has lace was a perfect location for our family grt together
ideal place for a quiet break in the borders - we'll be back thanks lesley
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7. Double room in family home, five mins walk from town (from USD 35)

This double room in a family home is offered to guests and is located just outside the main town. The bedroom is equipped with two beds and can accommodate up to three people at a time. The cheerful place has a homely feeling, with lots of space and a garden.

Double room in family home + spare room for 3rd
Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
72 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had our own living room space with a lovely view
great family feel with a lovely bed and breakfast touch
room at her place had all basic amenities was really clean and was close to the town centre
her place was spaciousand comfortable
bed is extremely comfortable and the rest of the house is gorgeous
Cleanliness:
the accommodation is very clean and quiet
the bathroom is clean and tidy and wonderfully turquoise
the house is lovely and the room is huge clean and with plenty of character
the room was as described and very clean
the villa is cosy clean spacious and well decorated with thick blue carpet and a bright woody kitchen
Host:
lucy is a great host
lucy is a great host
lucy is a lovely helpful host
lucy is a fantastic host
friendly host and larger than expected space
Location:
ideal location for a short walk into town
comfortable room in a great central location
best place for miles around
the neighborhood is very calm
perfect location right by the centre of dumfries
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8. Double ensuite bedroom

Located on the outskirts of Dumfries, this house is excellent for exploring the town and its surrounding areas. The property is actually a farmhouse, located within walking distance of the town. The entire property is surrounded by greenery and guests will get to taste actual life in the countryside.

The property comes with a large bedroom with a comfortable double bed. The local pub is just 10 minutes away from the property. The main advantage to staying here is the large space offered to guests and the surrounding area, which can be explored on foot, to get a first-hand experience in the Scottish highlands.

Double ensuite bedroom
89 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

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9. Large family room with private bathroom

In the middle of the Scottish Highlands, this farmhouse can make for an adventurous stay. A family bedroom is offered to guests who stay here, which has a double bed and a sofa-cum-bed. Altogether, four persons can stay in this property at a time. The farmhouse is located in the highlands, surrounded by greenery.

The town can be accessed on foot, in around 20 minutes. The entire property is kid-friendly and guests are welcome with their pets. A store and the local pub are located just a couple of minutes’ walk away from the property.

Large family room private bathroom
70 reviews
Private room 4 Beds 4 Guests

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10. Spacious flat in Georgian house

This apartment is located in the town square of Dumfries. Its old charm is spread throughout the property, over two floors, which are left at the disposal of guests. The apartment has two bedrooms, one with a double bed, another with a single. So, the entire apartment can accommodate up to three people at a time.

The master bedroom with its king-sized bed is in the attic. There is also a large living room and an equipped kitchen. The apartment is on the second and third floor, which can only be accessed via stairs.

Spacious flat in Georgian house
57 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests

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Stay in Dumfries

A stay in Dumfries is sure to bring lots of adventure, from enjoying the Scottish countryside to learning about the culture of an entirely different era. These Airbnb rentals are also set to compliment your stay and there is surely something here to suit most people. Enjoy your trip to Dumfries!

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The main purpose of Saptami's life is to explore the unknown. After completing her MBA, she did not want to get into a 9-to-5 kind of job. Saptami wants to be free to be able to travel and explore...Read more

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