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Castle Venlaw Hotel

Edinburgh Road, Peebles EH45 8QG , Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Peebles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here on Saturday night as we had been told that the meals were good and we were not disappointed Interesting and varied menu and good wine list Service was very good also and friendly nice dining room and bar area. The dining room was quite full which is always a good sign Will go back.

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Cupar, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a place to enjoy a different experience! For the past 2 nights had a massive 4 poster bed in a large, comfortable room with terrific views. Loved the library (also the bar). Staff very friendly and helpful with local information and can't do enough service-wise. Had a superb meal last night - venison with dauphinoise potatoes and crepes suzettes.... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in August and were pleasantly surprised at how good value this room was compared to others in the area. We didn't spend too much time at the hotel for our stay and can't comment on the food as we ate out and left too early for breakfast, but did enjoy the old fashioned bar area... More

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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in a superior room on a dinner , bed & breakfast basis & we absolutely adored everything about the hotel. The warm, friendly welcome, the size/ cleanliness/ standard of our room, the beautiful ensuite & the fantastic massive hand carved wooden bed. Tea, coffee, biscuits & water provided. The food was lovely & again served... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castle Venlaw hotel is very nicely perched above the border town of Peebles and the rooms have great views over the surrounding countryside , we booked for a one night stay with dinner bed and breakfast and were very impressed with the hotel and the staff . We stayed in room number 8 (Glengoyne) and it was lovely , a... More

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a superb two weeks. Relaxing, peaceful, a second home.The turret room was comfortable, warm and very well appointed. Picturesque triple aspect tree-top views,four poster bed was a treat. Bigger space than many hotel suites!!! Lovely to have a full sized bath AND a shower/loo in their own spaces. YES.....the alarms are sensitive to steamy showers, just like the... More

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callander, scotland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed one night in the Glenkinchie room. This comfortable room had a four poster bed and a well appointed modern bathroom with walk in shower and also a another room with a bath. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the atmosphere in Castle Venlaw is one of relaxed indulgence. The library bar and dining room... More

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Cdn in Scotland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our one night stay was thoroughly enjoyable. Older castle-type building has all the comforts of a modern hotel yet maintains beautiful traditional decor. Loved the deep wood panelling in the bar and dining room. Touches of quality like Tiffany lamps. Ultra-quiet sleep from the hillside location away from road noise. Saw a deer grazing down the garden. Room (Glenrothes) was... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in a superior room in this family owned and run small turreted castle dating from the late 18th century. We not only met the family and the hotel cats but felt part of the family, the service was so warm and friendly. The room was large, with large en suite shower and a separate bathroom both... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Visited here for dinner and wasn't,disappointed. The food is excellent,freshly cooked and well presented. Staff helpful and friendly. Views over Peebles amazing and surrounding countryside lovely. The decor is stunning with oak features. Well worth a visit for food alone.!

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Address: Edinburgh Road, Peebles EH45 8QG , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > Peebles
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Nestling in 4 acres of beautiful woodland grounds overlooking the Royal and Ancient town of Peebles, Castle Venlaw hotel continues the country house tradition, bringing a perfect combination of relaxed informality and the elegance of another age. The hotel comprises of 12 guest bedrooms including four rooms with four poster beds. All rooms have full en-suite facilities. Enjoy a special meal made with fresh local produce in our two AA rosette restaurant. ... more   less 
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