The Townhead Hotel

Townhead StreetLockerbieDG11 2AGUnited Kingdom
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About The Townhead Hotel

Situated on the outskirts of Lockerbie and easily accessible from the M74 (J17), The Townhead HotelHotel offers meeting space and free parking. The property is a 20-minute drive from Thomas Carlyle’s birthplace.

Twin, double and family rooms are available, each one featuring an en-suite shower and amenities such as Freeview TV, free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms are non-smoking.

Facilities at the Townhead Hotel include meeting space and a game room with a pool table. The hotel also offers a pickup service from Lockerbie station.

Room rates include a full cooked breakfast. Lunch and dinner services are available in the restaurant at extra cost. Dining can also be enjoyed in the bar.

The hotel is within a short walk of Lockerbie Golf Club and Ice Rink, 15 miles from Robert Burns House and within a 45-minute drive of Carlisle and Lanercost Priory.


Townhead Street, Lockerbie, DG11 2AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1576)204627 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Welcoming staff

Guests find the welcome at the Townhead Hotel is genuine, often commenting on how friendly they found the owners and staff. Any issues, of which there are very few, seem to be addressed promptly and efficiently.

Dining rated highly

Reviews of this hotel are consistently favourable about the standard of dining. In particular, guests find the breakfast is plentiful and delicious. Guests occasionally mention that they found the menu choices for lunch and dinner were limited but rate the quality of food and service highly nonetheless.

Good value for money

Guests tend to be of the opinion that they have enjoyed good value for money at this hotel, finding both the cost of rooms and dining to be reasonable. Freebies such as breakfast, Internet access, parking and train station pick-up offer additional savings.

Negative Reviews

Minor shortcomings in rooms

Although guests tend to be pleased with the standard of the rooms, especially now they have been fully refurbished, reviews do highlight some minor shortcomings. Guests mention a lack of plug sockets and hanging hooks in the bathrooms. Plus, one of the rooms overlooks a garage.

Some noise

A handful of guests mention that they were able to hear noise from the bar, although such comments are infrequent. Plus, the issues only seems to affect a small number of rooms.

Very occasional complaints about meals

While dining is rated highly at this hotel, there are occasional negative reviews of the food. That said, there are so many positive comments that you have to include that a small number of people were unlucky. The owners are quick to suggest that any issues be raised at the time, in order that they may be resolved immediately.

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