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Abbotsford Arms Hotel

63 Stirling Street, Galashiels TD1 1BY, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Pamela S Dundee, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of ours, who is from Gala, was getting married. My husband and I along with another couple and their 2 kids stayed here for 2 nights. A well run family hotel which has a lovely, friendly atmosphere. Nothing was too much trouble, even though they had been working long, hard hours. Breakfast was included, which was cooked perfectly,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner. Staff very accommodating and helpful. I was with a person who ate small portions. They had Scampi and kindly only charged for a child's portion, it really wasn't but also not too large a portion. I had chicken & chorizo wrap. Was lovely. Fab wee pub tea. X

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a Friday night, just before the gala, very very friendly, the breakfast was hot and very good , had a steak at night was cooked perfectly well worth the money wish we had stayed on the Saturday as well . Well recommended would definitely stay there again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely friendly atmosphere we stayed one night for our wedding night lovely room comfortable bed and clean!! Only thing to suggest is add wee mini conditioner to the minis in the bathroom haha Breakfasts lovely in the morning and would stay again basic rooms but all you need is a bed and telly an they have kettle for tea coffee... More

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

we booked the hotel via an hotel internet site but when we arrived they had no record whatsoever,but this did not deter them and were extremely kind to accomodated us for our original need(in what was a very popular booking time) Although the hotel is going through a transitional period of ownership and redecoration and refurbishment, our room was spacious,... More

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West lothian
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Went here for lunch yesterday, great home made food, no frozen junk! not expensive, Sam and Mike make it a good family atmosphere a great friendly place, outside area great for children, I had a dog with me and they catered for her too, nice bowl of cold water. Portion sizes good, smile with the service, they genuinely care and... More

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Galashiels, Scotland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

I booked this hotel for a function . After a rumour it had closed down I contacted them to be told they would know more by the end of the week.i received no phonecall.I had to book another venue at very short notice costing me more money.Then to find out the hotel was in fact still open.I phoned them to... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed here one Friday night as our friend was having her birthday party in the function suite. There's no dedicated reception area and your get your keys from the bar, which was warm and cosy and served very good food. We had a very small room with a huge bathroom. It was cold when we arrived but there were... More

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights from 17/4/14, as my niece was having her wedding reception here. I believe this was the first wedding reception held here since the new management took over. Everything ran very smoothly, the food was amazing, & the staff went out of their way to ensure all went well. I can highly recommend this hotel... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

As contractors, we look for a clean hotel room & a place for a pint! Here, we got much more, excellent service & a menu to suit every taste. The meals are excellent with the chef introducing new meals each night. Couldn't do enough for us! & all for a very nice price!

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Address: 63 Stirling Street, Galashiels TD1 1BY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > Galashiels
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The hotel has just been taken over by a new company with the drive to bring it back to its original state. we have a very efficient team ready to help anyone with any problems.we now currently have a General Manager living on the premises to help you 24 hours a day and we are currently undertaking renovation projects in the bedrooms and bar to make a more enjoyable stay for everyone.Situated in the heart of Galashiels, the Abbotsford Hotel provides an ideal venue for the business traveler and tourist alike. Galashiels is steeped in history and is home to some of the country's wonderful sporting challenges including the famous Rugby Sevens. Abbotsford Hotel is the ideal accommodation choice for those wanting to explore Borders Country and lovers of all things Scottish.With a convenient location just across the road from Galashiels Bus Station and just a short walk to the town centre, the hotel is a great base from which guests can explore the many sights and attractions of Galashiels and surrounding areas.The hotel boasts a traditional bar that serves delicious food as well as a wide variety of beverages in a warm and welcoming setting or alternatively, you can take your drink outside to the lovely beer garden and enjoy some fresh air in a beautiful outdoor setting.If you are looking for a hot drink, visit the Coffee shop where guests have a further selection of beverages and snacks. Abbotsford Hotel also has a conference and function room, ideal for a business meeting or presentation, and offers guests free access to the internet. ... more   less 
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