The Star Hotel


18 Main Street, Twynholm, Dumfries & Galloway, DG6 4NT

    The Star Hotel is a small family run hotel with a warm atmosphere and friendly staff. Whether your stay is for business or pleasure we like you to be relaxed and feel welcome.

    We care for the individual and will do our best to make your stay so good you'll keep coming back.

    Twynholm is a small village and is well situated for beach holidays as well as Walking, Cycling, Fishing, Golf, Shooting and sightseeing.

    The accommodation is on the ground floor and each room is tastefully furnished with Coffee/Tea making facilities, hairdryer, ironing facilities and TV.
    Two double rooms are spacious enough to be made into family rooms on request.

    We have a Village bar where dogs are welcome and meals can be served in here also. Our new Bistro offers a fabulous freshly cooked Local Produce menu and we specialise in Gluten Free & quality ingredients. This area can also be used for weddings, parties, meetings and entertainment.

    We are open for Morning Coffee, Lunches, Afternoon Tea, High Tea and Evening Meals

    When the weather permits we have a large beer garden where you relax and enjoy your stay

    There is plenty to see and do in Dumfries and Galloway and we're located right in the middle, so come along and see our beautiful beaches and countryside.

    3 Inn
    Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Mondays advance bookings only Tuesday - Sunday 10am-late Food served all day

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Room
    £65.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family room
    £80.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room
    £65.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Single Occupancy £48.00 Three in a Room £80.00 We offer discounts for bookings of 3 nights or more DBB add £10.00 per person - £15 spend on the night

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday We can organise activities for you during your stay with local activity centres
    • Hotel Breaks
    • Seasonal Breaks


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dinner Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome We can provide catering, but not accomodation for large groups
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome Charge applies
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Accommodation Available
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Reception Facilities
    • Wedding Packages Available

    Road Directions

    From the South. Come off the M6 Motorway at Gretna and take the A75. Twynholm is situated 25miles the other side of Dumfries. The Star is on the main road through the village.
    From the north. Come off the M6 motorway at Junction15 and follow the signs for Dumfries. Once you reach the A75 follow the signs for Stranraer. Twynholm is situated 25 miles from Dumfries and is well signposted.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Kirkcudbright go out of town over the iron bridge follow this road past the creamery and about half a mile further on look for the Twynholm signpost. Turn right. Fllow this road to the end and turn left. At th end of this road you will see a church on your right. Turn right and The Star Hotel is at the bottom of this road on the righthand side.

    Getting there by railway:- The nearest rail terminal is Dumfries. There is a good bus service form Dumfries to Twynholm. Transport can be booked from the hotel at an additional charge.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Glasgow or Prestwick airports are the nearest to Twynholm.

    Getting there by ferry:-
    The nearest ferry terminal is in Cairnryan. Take the A77 onto the A75 and follow the signs for Dumfries. Twynholm is well signposted and is situated just off the A75. We are about 70 miles from the ferry. The Star Hotel is on the main road through the village.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • WCs in bathrooms fitted with handrails available
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided

    General Questions

    • Services for guests with visual impairments :
      • guest information in large print and/or braille
      • restaurant/bar menus/bar prices available in large print and/or braille
    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training
    • Services for guests with hearing impairments :
      • emergency call system with flashing lights (if fire alarm is activated)
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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    Get great discounts at Kirkcudbright Golf Course when you stay with us

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