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King's Arms Hotel

, Melrose, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here for an evening meal very glad we did . Staff were really friendly and polite and the food was delicious. Very reasonably priced and a great choice on the menu. Recommended to all if you want good decent food with happy staff serving it. Xx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a very good location on the main street. Melrose Abbey is a short walk away, and if you need to pick up some snacks, fruit etc. for your travels there is a Coop grocery and a bake shop just down the street. The parking area for the hotel was not the best as it was small... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from a couple days stay at this hotel, considering it is an old pub/building it was immaculate. The staff were very very friendly and the food was amazing. Definitely worth popping into if you are in the area. We will be back.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Stopped here for lunch. Soup and sandwich was reasonably priced although the sandwich was very basic. However the macaroni cheese at £10.95 was over priced, tasteless and full of fat. This dish did include wedges which were hot but tasteless. Service was prompt and friendly. The bar area was pleasant but the rest of the hotle could benefit from refurbishment.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We found the room a bit of a hike to the top room, but I will point out we we walking The St Cuthberts way, with Packs, ha ha so top floor was good training. Had a lot to do on net, would have liked net in room. but mind you I made a mistake on password, so that did... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Four night stay here whilst visiting the small town of Melrose. Warm welcome from staff on arrival, decor is a bit mismatched, modern but with old, dated carpets that could do with replacing. Rooms are ok, clean bed sheets and towels. Breakfast was simple and a few choices. I noticed a comment from another traveller about the teabags, I also... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The welcome here was very friendly as were all of the staff that I came into contact with. The staircase and landing carpets look tired but my bedroom, room 2, was fine and the bathroom was very modern but basic. I really loved the fact that there were no advertising items, signs, can and can't do notes anywhere in the... More 

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Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed here for three nights for a walking weekend in the Borders. This hotel was perfect as it was 'cheap and cheerful', and as others have said, clean, comfy, and warm. We had no real problems at all, but if worried about possible noise from bar and function suite, I'd advise the top floor rooms (if you can manage... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A very friendly hotel on the main street in Melrose. Very handy for shops & restaurants. Rooms comfortable & very clean - loads of hot water for a quick bath (or 2 ) every day. Great breakfasts ( although no fresh tea - only hot water flasks). Sadly no residents' sitting room which meant we had to sit in a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The Kings Arms is a clean basic hotel in a great location for Melrose Abbey and starting St Cuthberts Way. The beds were comfortable and a mix up over twins v double was soon resolved by the friendly and helpful staff. Food was good, really good cooked breakfast served by cheerful chef. The rooms are a bit tired but clean... More 

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