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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 81%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 110 reviews

Staff engage well with guests and offer warm hospitality

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At a glance

Family rooms
Dogs welcome

An imposing turreted mansion, this hotel lies in attractive gardens on the outskirts of town close to the River Tweed. It boasts elegant public areas and many spacious bedrooms, some with excellent views. There is a choice of bars, one with a popular menu to supplement the restaurant.


  • En-suite rooms: 12
  • Family rooms: 2
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Room rates

  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Outdoor parking spaces: 65


  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 100
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 80
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 40
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 30


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 75

Getting here

33 miles south of Edinburgh on A7; 2 miles from Galashiels, 5 miles from Melrose.

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Galashiels / Tweedbank
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