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Allan Ramsay Hotel

A 702 Edinburgh Road, Carlops EH26 9NF, Scotland
Allan Ramsay Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was travelling around the UK with my girlfriend when we decided to make a stop in our journey to rest a little. We were already near Edinburgh, but the small village of Carlops, and its only hotel, the Allan Ramsay Hotel, were our option for the night. And that was a good call! The room wasn't anything special, and... More 

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Colwyn bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here on the way up to Edinburgh for the rugby with my wife. Arrived with a great welcome from Elaine who check us in and made dinner reservations for us. Kenny behind the bar was equally friendly as we had a few drinks. The room was large and comfortable. Food was nice and the stay was a good memory... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stopped for a night after the Scotland rugby game and found it a great wee place to stay, food was good and the atmosphere was even better. The bedrooms have been refurbished and are comfy and clean Thank you

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I recently stayed here for a few nights a week as I was working in nearby Penicuik. As other reviews have stated, this little hotel was recently refurbished. There are only four rooms but each one is modestly appointed and more than satisfactory. Below, there is a decent pub with a roaring open fire, good food, and pleasant atmosphere. The... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The Allan Ramsay Hotel - Newly Refubished!!. Visited 27th July 2014. Lovely, warm welcome. Nice rooms and comforting food. Thank you for looking after us at a 'difficult time'. The Martin Family, Norwich, Norfolk.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed here recently as I was working nearby. Reviews were a bit mixed, but I gave it a go anyway. Very pleased overall. Rooms were decent and clean, but overall a few minor niggles need addressed. Bar and staff were pleasant. Food was good if a little pricey. I will definitely be back when working in the area again.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Spent a cosy Saturday night in the company of some very fine folk musicians, Cauldstane Slap, at the Allan Ramsay recently. The fire was roaring and we managed to get a seat beside it. The bar service was slow even when no-one else was waiting to be served but we were not in a hurry. There is now acoustic music... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Made the mistake of stopping hear for Saturday lunch, no other customers was maybe a sign that we should have moved on. Ordered two haddock & chips that looked fine but tasted awful, tainted suggesting not haddock or fish on the turn. Waitress enquired if everything was ok, my wife asked if fish was haddock, waitress said yes, so we... More 

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AllanRamsay, Owner at Allan Ramsay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir and Madam I am very sorry that you did not have a good experience with our food or service when you visited the hotel. Although I took over the lease in July 2014 I have had to make number of staff changes and since November a new team in the kitchen. Your comments underlined to me that many... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Went for a meal, to find the food poor, service very very slow, and the attitude from the chef when we complained, shocking and arrogant, never be back and would advise to do the same. Shame really as it could be a great placed to eat and drink. The new owners need to really step up the food and service... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stopped here last night on our way home from Edinburgh Airport after a truly wonderful weekend in the Republic of Ireland where we were totally spoiled by marvellous food and great hospitality unfortunately this was not the case in The Allan Ramsay Hotel first impressions were this looks ok but the venison stew I ordered was totally unpalatable if you... More 

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