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Elphinstone Hotel

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145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL , Scotland
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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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Livingston, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel six months earlier, and the photos and description online seemed fine. We were just looking for a one night stay. The room we were allocated (room 2) was disappointing; clean, but very very basic and tired, not even a mirror in the bedroom, an ensuite that was so cramped that access to the wash basin was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for the gala day. Food was fab, however I felt the mixed grill was over priced for what you got on your plate, the pork and black pudding stack was absolutely delicious, service was great and staff couldn't have been any nicer. Will definitely come back again!

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Long Buckby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is the first time that we have stayed at The Elph but it won't be the last. We were warmly welcomed and allocated well appointed and comfortable rooms. We decided to eat at The Elph and it was definitely the right decision. The only criticism of the menu was that it is so extensive that it is difficult to... More 

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We decided to go for dinner here for my brothers birthday. There was a group of 4 of us & it was excellent. All of the staff were very friendly & helpful. The room was warm, comfortable & nicely decorated. There was loads of choice & the food was delicious. I had the tai fishcakes to start followed by the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Found this hotel by accident whilst looking for a parking space in Biggar - it had an open fire and as it was snowing this was just what was needed. Service was very good and friendly, Food was good my partner liked her nacho's and fajita's although very tasty was just a bit to much sauce for me - I... More 

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Robert A, Owner at Elphinstone Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for you positive review. The open fire is always a real draw, always warm and inviting when our inclement weather demands it. Cleanliness is absolutely, and we take pride on the vast number of positive comments we receive in this regard. The hotel is a centuries old coaching inn and we try to bear this in mind when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Visited the Elpinstone Hotel for a family Lunch on Sunday(Mothers Day). Very friendly staff and although very busy,we were attended to promptly for Drinks and orders taken . Excellent menue and good portions for the Children . Food arieved promptly all freshly cooked and all plates were cleared . Nice Sweets too ,followed by cofee and mints In all a... More 

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Robert A, Owner at Elphinstone Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. Its always nice to hear positive comments about our friendly staff and excellent food More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

my grandaughter won a voucher for a meal for two in the elphinstone which she gave to my husband and i, so we decided to just book in and stay for the night. we were given the option to eat in the dining room or by the fire, so we chose the fire. food was lovely, good entertainment, hotel was... More 

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Robert A, Owner at Elphinstone Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback. Glad you enjoyed your break What a lovely gift from your granddaughter. More 

Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is our local lounge/pub and go quite regularly. Staff are always polite and friendly. Food of fantastic quality with typical country cuisine (done very well!) but there are always a few more exotic choices to choose from on the menu which is good to see. My fiance and I tend to go for the Thursday Steak Night, but we... More 

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Robert A, Owner at Elphinstone Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a glowing review. With our menu we try to cater for all tastes and we think the Steak and Grill offers excellent value. We look forward to welcoming you on many more occasions. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

As a travel writer & author, I have travelled far & wide but I can honestly say that I have never had a more satisfying stay than at the Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar! Having been unceremoniously turned away from another nearby establishment, no doubt on account of my muddy, dishevelled state after 7 hours in the saddle, having traversed 2 mountain... More 

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Robert A, Owner at Elphinstone Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your fantastic review. More 

St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We had been walking nearby and booked a night here hoping to walk the next day too. Had been told by booking site that we would get a room with no window, but they had obviously not been booked up, so we had room 6. On the small side, but quite adequate with a bath to soak away the aches... More 

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Robert A, Owner at Elphinstone Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review. Its great to hear so many positive comments on our friendly staff. We are now working on our untidy garden which was the result of 2 major building projects last year. When finished it will provide a lovely area to sit and have a drink or bite to eat in the (hopefully) summer sunshine. More 

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