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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Roxburghshire, Gattonside, Melrose TD6 9LU, Scotland
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Fauhope House
Ranked #1 of 1 Gattonside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent two nights at Fauhope and wish it could have been longer! From Sheila's welcome and tea and goodies on the terrace in the sunshine to her tips of where to stop off on our journey home (we went to Dawyck Botanic Gardens and it was marvellous!), we were made to feel like friends rather than paying guests! House and... More

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Fauhope, Public Relations Manager at Fauhope House, responded to this review

So pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. The gardens are lovely at this time of year when the sun shines!! Hope to see you again soon More

Holmesfield, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night - wish it could have been more. We were welcomed from the moment we arrived as honoured guests. The house and setting is beautiful, the bedroom luxurious with an extremely comfortable bed. Breakfast delicious. There is nothing ordinary about Fauhope House from the wonderful hospitality to the stunning decor and idyllic surroundings.

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Fauhope, Public Relations Manager at Fauhope House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! You are welcome to come back at any time! and stay for longer too.. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated like house guests here, with a lovely friendly welcome and much lively discussion over breakfast about the independence vote that took place during our visit. Don't be daunted by the slightly rough track on the approach, it's well worth it. The house is lovely, and the gardens quite splendid. Very comfy bed and we will return when... More

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Fauhope, Public Relations Manager at Fauhope House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review for us - we appreciate it! More

Scotland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Stayed here at the beginning of September. Everything was spotlessly clean. Rooms exceptionally well equipped - I haven't ever stayed in a room where straighteners, sherry, candles and every conceivable toiletry were provided. Breakfast was excellent and included local produce and a few home made items. Sheila is helpful and attentive without being intrusive.

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Fauhope, Public Relations Manager at Fauhope House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments - we do our best to please always! We really appreciate guests taking the time to respond. More

Santa Monica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was our first time in Scotland Sheila was incredibly friendly & helpful. Her wonderful recommendations for places to visit actually trumped our own trip research - and we made a point of following her suggestions to a tee. The house is truly a manor estate, and Sheila has lavished (and continues to) so much effort. Everything is perfect -... More

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Fauhope, Public Relations Manager at Fauhope House, responded to this review

Very pleased to hear you both enjoyed your stay with us and that my recommendations for places to visit were received well! We look forward to your next visit. More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Fauhope Guest House was an impressive home with a marvelous view and gracious host but it is badly in need of management. Two simple examples: For breakfast, tea was served in a silver pot with a thick cover of dust! It sure made one wonder what the inside might have been like. After we ate breakfast, we went back... More

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Fauhope, Owner at Fauhope House, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding Fauhope House. I am incredibly sorry you found 'dust' on your teapot and that your towels were removed by the time you returned to your room after breakfast. On inspection I have realised that what you referred to as dust was in fact silver polish which had not been removed... More

Hinckley
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I have just spent 2 days at Fauhope House in Melrose: what a very beautiful and comfortable old house and with such a gracious and very welcoming hostess in Sheila. There is such attention to detail - from the welcoming tea and home made cake and shortbread to the extra little touches in the bedrooms (sherry, GHD... More

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Fauhope, Public Relations Manager at Fauhope House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we really appreciate that you taken the time to comment on your stay with us and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed yourselves - we look forward to being your host again soon! More

Amesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stopped off en route south from the fringe and had a wonderful relaxing time. Luxurious tower room and super comfortable bed. Setting is stunning and the house a beautiful Arts and Crafts example. If we can we will return if only to let my partner relive her childhood in Melrose again.

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So glad you enjoyed your stay with us on the way home. You will be welcome back when you take your walk down memory lane! More

Horsham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Relaxing,comfortable great attention from Shelia.Breakfast tea served in a silver teapot what decadence! The house is tucked awayand decorated beautifully with great taste.The large lounge is so quiet and comfortable for reading.The bed was just made for sleeping with soft pillows and crisp white linen sheets.The morning view when opening the curtains certainly added the wow factor.This was our second... More

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Fauhope, Public Relations Manager at Fauhope House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments - very pleased to hear that you will call again - we will have the silver polished for you! More

Welwyn Garden City, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I can only second the previous review in that Fauhope House is a truly amazing experience. The house itself is beautifully furnished, bedrooms really luxurious and the breakfast room setting was inspirational. We have promised ourselves that occasionally we will try to recreate this, with the flowers, the candles and the classical music ! The icing on the cake at... More

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Fauhope, Public Relations Manager at Fauhope House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review for us here! We do not always have such high temperatures in Melrose! Hope you have been able to play your classical music, light some candles and fill your hall with flowers!!! More

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Address: Roxburghshire, Gattonside, Melrose TD6 9LU, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > Melrose > Gattonside
Hotel Class:5 star — Fauhope House 5*
Number of rooms: 3

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