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Duncan House

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Chalkheugh Terrace, Kelso TD5 7DX, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 19 Kelso B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for one night and had two rooms, but with us being the only people there we had the whole house to ourselves. The house is a mini version of a country house. Furniture and furnishings are all in character and made for a very relaxing evening sat at the large dining table thumbing through old books / maps on... More 

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Penycae, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay, comfortable clean with friendly staff. Good food great service great location. Thank you for a great stay will definitely use again and recommend to friends and family. Kelso is a great place to see.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our forth time staying at Duncan House for the horse racing but this time we stayed a extra night for our Pearl Wedding Anniversary when we got up for our breakfast that morning on the table was a card and a bottle of champagne and 10 white roses from our amazing hosts Jeff and Kate how thoughtful .... More 

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Tweedfisher, Owner at Duncan House, responded to this review

What can we say but thank you! We are now very much a team here and working hard to raise the bar. New members are Cheryl and Lorenzo. New additions to the breakfast menu are Eggs Benedict and Eggs 'Royale' - poached eggs on smoked salmon topped with hollandaise sauce - try these on your next trip. Best regards Jeff... More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stayed at Duncan House for the races..the owner Jeff lets us book in before the races..around 12.00..great help..we had the Ettrick room..think it's the smallest of the rooms but it's ok..the bed was comfy & the bathroom is a good size..breakfast is round one big table so you meet other people staying there..it was fine by us..great full breakfast..would certainly... More 

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Tweedfisher, Owner at Duncan House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your response is always helpful to us. We strive to earn for good reviews to help us promote the business. Hoping to see you again soon when perhaps we can give you a larger room. Jeff & Kate More 

Krakow, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Lovely Georgian house looking over the river tweed very clean homely place,best sleep in a while. very friendly,owner's and staff. amazing breakfast,would highly recommend this place and we hope to be back soon

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Tweedfisher, Owner at Duncan House, responded to this review

Thank you for a fabulous review. We all try to please but a review like yours makes every member of the team feel appreciated. More 

Tranent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I along with a friend stayed at Duncan House for a weekend as we were attending a Festival in Kelso This Georgian House was an excellent choice beautiful rooms overlooking the River Tweed and Floor's Castle Great choice for breakfast The staff were friendly and Jeff the owner could not do enough for you In all an excellent weekend and... More 

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Tweedfisher, Owner at Duncan House, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you as guests and hope to see you at the next festival. Jeff & Kate More 

North Berwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A beautiful house, very comfortable! After a hard days walking it was fantastic to come back to a roaring log fire! Great breakfast. The porridge was made with locally milled oats. Highly recommended. Very comfortable beds - a great nights sleep!

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Tweedfisher, Owner at Duncan House, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed our local oats and the fire. Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review. Jeff More 

Lancashire
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was our first time at the Duncan House and I hope there will be many more. We arrived in the dark, so did not see the outstanding view from our windows until the next morning, what a wonderful surprise ! Film sets would pay a fortune for that location ! The house itself was full of character and lovely... More 

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Tweedfisher, Owner at Duncan House, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review! I first stayed in the house around 20 years ago, it was a very broken back packers place at the time. Frankly I fell in love with the view and aspired to live there. Many years later it happened - dreams can come true! Jeff More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Never posted on this forum before but felt compelled to comment on the wonderful experience we had recently at Duncan House. It's an elegant & stylish 'grand dame' of a property, with tasteful and appropriate decor throughout. It was a privilege to be able to stay there. What made our visit so memorable though was the thoughtful and generous service... More 

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Tweedfisher, Owner at Duncan House, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. It is Rachel whose son plays for Edinburgh Spartans. Glad you enjoyed the fizz and got the ear rings back. Jeff More 

Seascale, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Although I'm posting this review about Duncan House almost four months after staying there, well - that says something about our trip. Just wanted to thank Jeff and his team for a lovely holiday: great location, beautiful Georgian house, thoughtful service and attention to detail, and may I say, Jeff - it was just the place to wear a hat!... More 

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Tweedfisher, Manager at Duncan House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Your stylish approach to the breakfast table had me thinking that you were going to a wedding, it transpired that you just like wearing hats! A first for us. You kept it rather quiet that you run a hotel yourselves - please contact us so that we can look you up. Jeff & Kate More 

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