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Elphinstone Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL , Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Biggar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
DeniseandIvor Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Once you see past the exterior of the hotel the accommodation is excellent. The bar has just been renovated and was beautiful. The room was huge and very clean. The toilet would benefit from a net curtain cause if you didn't draw the blind down all the time you could see outside into the garden. Overall very good and would... More

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After having to make a last minute booking, managed to book in here and even managed to check-in early in order to make it to another engagement. The staff were extremely welcoming and accommodating both at check-in and during breakfast. Room was comfortable and very clean with a nice big bathroom however the walls are quite thin and you can... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only stayed the one night but wouldn't hesitate to stay there again. The staff are friendly and efficient and the food and service was first class. The hotel has probably seen better days and could do with a refurbishment but to be fair the place has character and does everything it needs for a 1 or 2 night stay, there... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room was tiny and dated. Front door would bang from 7am waking us up. Breakfast was extremely poor. Sausage, black pudding and haggis slices were halved and quartered! Potato scone was burnt. Tomato sauce was so watered down with vinegar that I couldn't eat it. Dirty plate and things floating in milk jug. Service was very poor. Young girls who... More

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Gorebridge, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Much needed night away with my friend - using a deal for DB&B. Arrived and headed to room to find a lovely twin room which was very clean, and lovely touch with Arran Aromatics toiletries to use. A few cheeky drinks in the afternoon in the bar was very relaxing, and then off to dinner - in a lovely restaurant... More

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We stayed at the Elphinstone for two nights while visiting Biggar for a wedding. There was adequate parking outside the hotel at all times which was very convenient. The hotel room that we were given was spotless and comfortable, small but fine for the price. The bathroom has a good shower. We had also booked a room for another couple... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Really enjoyed our 2 night deal. Will definitely come back. Food and wine excellent. Tried pheasant for 1st time, will have again. Breakfast lovely, although could not manage full Scottish on 2 mornings!! Room warm and relaxing - just what we needed.

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Stayed here with a Groupon Deal 2 nights bedand breakfast evening meal first night with a drink each could not fault it ,really friendly staff and Annie lovely girl restaurant really nice lovely coal fire which was just what we needed as it was really cold ,only downside the bedroom we had was really dated this is one that has... More

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ayrshire scotland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed here on Groupon deal 2 night stay, brilliant staff fantastic varied menu, Food was brilliant, , room was clean and tidy and Annie , and Diane outstanding customer service. will be back even without a deal, just loved the place.

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Scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Popped in for lunch mid-week and though the staff were friendly and helpful, the food was very disappointing. My cannelloni was definitely not made fresh, the filling was an unappetising grey-green and it was overcooked and the base of the pasta inedible, the Ploughman's Lunch was basically a plate of grated coloured cheddar and about 5 tablespoons of Branston pickle... More

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Address: 145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > South Lanarkshire > Biggar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Elphinstone Hotel 3*
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