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Roulotte Retreat

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Bowden Mill, Melrose TD6 0SU, Scotland
Roulotte Retreat
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Seen this on canopy and stars and thought it would be a good place to propose to my (now) fiance! Well, Avril was very hospitable and accomodating to some requests and questions I had before arrival and, although she wasnt there when we turned up, the staff were just as welcoming. The accomodation was amazing. It looked just as good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had very much needed, peaceful & relaxing "us time" staying in the gorgeous Karlotta. The retreat is everything we hoped for and more, beautiful scenery and wild flowers. Several hours uninterrupted reading outside (we have a 5 year old so uninterrupted reading is a rarity) watching the bullfinches and warblers. Cosied up in front of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have wanted to visit here for several years now and nothing disappointed. The meadow the roulottes are set in is gorgeous and very secluded and quiet. The roulottes themselves are absolutely fantastic - and our Rosa Bella was perfect with beautiful jewel colours and funky furnishings. We had a peek in some of the others and they were just stunning.... More 

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Well what can we say ...if carlsberg made retreats then' ... Unfortunately for us we only booked for 2 nights ... Book 3,4,or 5 at least , The roulottes were absolutely gorgeous , this little part of paradise in the Scottish Borders are breathtaking , Alan and Avril are quite rightly so extremely proud of what they have achieved here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We booked this to celebrate our silver wedding. We wanted somewhere to relax and not have any formalities but with amenities! We were not disappointed - from the moment we drove up the drive we were impressed. Avril and Alan made us so welcome, gave us lots of information - especially about the hot tub, delivered us a bottle of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My wife and I have just returned from a blissfully peaceful 3 nights at the Roulotte Retreat staying in the Gitanna. Upon arrival we were greeted by Avril and Alan who made us feel very welcome and gave us a very good run down on the Retreat and the fantastic hot tub that comes with it.. The Retreat is fantastically... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I admit I'm a little obsessed with wood burners. So you will understand how giddy I was when I discovered our roulotte came with two of them. An outdoor hot tub in Scotland demands a certain kind of optimist or a particularly hardy soul. I fall into the former category, which had me happily out checking my hot tub wood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We spent three wonderful nights in Zenaya and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to couples looking for a proper break. Avril & Alan have created a beautiful retreat and their commitment & creativity are evident throughout. The breakfast hampers were delicious; the little details in Zenaya making it a wee piece of the East; the eco hot tub, especially when... More 

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Letham, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Visited these wonderful and unique roulottes with my partner last year. They are beautifully decorated, comfortable and so romantic. The couple who run it are so helpful, and have done a wonderful job with these beautiful girls! A wee perk was the delicious eggs they had for sale! They are centrally located, and we were able to do a considerable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful slice of heaven on earth. What Avril and Alan have achieved is something amazing and very special. We stayed in the cottage with our toddler over the weekend and suited our needs to perfection. I am already planning our next trip to stay in one of the roulottes which are like something out of a fairytale. The... More 

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