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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 1 week ago
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    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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cdn in Scotland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Aberdeen
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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glenrothes
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Just returned from an overnight stay at Castle Venlaw - chosen because of otehr reviews we'd seen. Perfect location for mountain biking in Glentress forest, but Peebles seems like a very nice place in its own right. A building with great character, Room pleasant and comfy bed, great views, nice garden, very friendly and pleasant staff and a good quality... More

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

We booked this hotel as we were attending a local wedding. The photos on the website made us believe it was very special and it didn't disappoint. The hotel is very old and has a great feel to it. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We only stayed for one night as the only reason we were in Peebles... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had two days at this Wonderful Hotel - clean and traditional - makes a change from the modern sterile hotels available. This is an old building with no lifts - we were on the 2nd floor and had no problems with that. Staff were very friendly and pleasant. We ate in the restaurant for dinner and enjoyed the meal... More

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Northern Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had to spend a couple of nights in Peebles on a 8 night road trip around Scotland & Northern England. Hotel is very old and maybe not to everyone's taste but we found it clean, quiet and the staff were friendly. No lifts and steep stairs. Car a must as it is up a steep unlit lane. Breakfast was... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We booked this hotel after looking at Trip advisor and on Arrival we were met with a very friendly lady at reception that showed us to our room up 3 or 4 flights I cant remember and when we got to the room it was very small and basic as this was my wifes birthday I saw the look on... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We have just returned from an overnight stay only problem it was not long enough. Location just outside Peebles tranquil peace and quiet and while this may not suit everyone it was just lovely to get away from everything. Unable to comment on wi fi as we are able to survive without this. Food was excellent bar area was comfortable.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Pros: beautiful location and grounds on a rise, down a wooded lane on the outskirts of Peebles; historic building, resembling a small French chateau; spacious rooms, larger than anticipated; friendly staff. Cons: impossible for these days, wi-fi does not reach an unspecified number of rooms, and there is no telephone in the suites - the suggestion is that the 'castle... More

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Address: Edinburgh Road, Peebles EH45 8QG , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > Peebles
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Castle Venlaw Peebles
Hotel Castle Venlaw
Castle Venlaw Hotel Peebles, Scotland

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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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