Balcary Bay Hotel

Country House Hotel

Balcary Bay, Castle Douglas, Dumfries And Galloway, DG7 1QZ

    Dating back to 1625, the family-run Balcary Bay Hotel is a charming country house located on the beautiful shores of Balcary Bay, near Castle Douglas.

    Originally owned by a shipping firm, the hotel retains much of its original character while providing the best of modern amenities for all guests. Balcary Bay Hotel has been lovingly refurbished to offer 20 en suite bedrooms, many with magnificent views over the bay and each boasting TV, radio and tea and coffee facilities. Foodies are well catered for in the hotel's first-class restaurant which offers award-winning cuisine, based on local Scottish fare with a classic French influence.

    The hotel is ideally situated for exploring the great outdoors with walking and touring and plenty of choice for the golfer, angler and birdwatcher. Spend your days exploring the romantic seascapes over the Mull of Galloway, walking amongst the Moffat Hills, enjoying some of Scotland's finest gardens and exploring the nearby historic houses. By night, take in a show at Castle Douglas' Lochside Theatre or visit some of the town's local pubs for a wee dram and a chat with the locals.
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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    30 Jan 2016 - 5 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Bay View Double
    £120.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Bay View Twin Room
    £120.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Deluxe Bay View Double
    £125.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Deluxe Bay View Double/ twin
    £125.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Garden View Double
    £115.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Garden View Twin
    £115.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Single Room
    £122.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Superior Bay View Double/Twin
    £130.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)

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


    • Bar Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dairy Free
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Restaurant
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities contact reception
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Payphones Available
    • Private Bathroom
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • Trouser Press
    • WC EnSuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available


    • Coastal Location
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Castle Douglas Tourist Information Centre leave town along the A710 sign posted to Auchencairn.

    Getting there by railway:- From Dumfries Station it is a 25 mile car journey/ taxi journey along the A711 Dalbeattie/ Kirkcudbright Road.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow it is a 100 mile car journey. From the M76 take the A701 to Dumfries and then A711 to Dalbeattie/ Kirkcudbright.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Stranraer it is a 70 mile car journey along the A75 to Castle Douglas and then the A710 to Auchencairn.

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