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Whitehouse Country House

St. Boswells TD6 0ED, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 3 St. Boswells B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked a night at the Whitehouse Country House for night two of our trek along St. Cuthbert's Way in the borders area of Scotland. When we had reached Mertoun Bridge a little beyond St. Boswells we learned that the House was more than two miles farther along a very busy road. I left my wife waiting... More

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London, England
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175 reviews 175 reviews
152 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely house with stunning views. Spacious comfortable bedroom, huge en-suite bathroom with free-standing bath and large shower. Wonderful fluffy towels. Vast and delicious breakfast. Friendly and helpful owners and staff. What's not to like. One tiny quibble - surcharge for using a credit card. I know people have to pay for accepting payment on a credit card but this... More

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Angela_at_Whitehouse, Owner at Whitehouse Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We look forward to your return visit to Whiehouse. We only ever charge for use of a credit card when the customer has been informed in writing beforehand. We do not include credit charges in our pricing as we prefer not to penalise guests who pay by debit card or cheque. However we do... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed here in a last minute whim and absolutely loved it. We will be back as many times as we can. The beds are very comfortable, the hosts are lovely. They weren't serving dinner the night we went but went to the bistro gown the road with our 4 month old and everyone was lovely there and the food... More

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Angela_at_Whitehouse, Owner at Whitehouse Country House, responded to this review

We hope that you can stay for longer on your next visit. \\ypou will be most welcome. More

Aberdeenshire
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night recently. Can't really find anything negative to say about this lovely B and B. Staff courteous and efficient . Rooms nicely decorated with fabulous ensuites. Food was very nice. I would recommend letting them know any allergies or dislikes as there was no choice apart from dessert course. Certainly hope to return there soon.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Angela came to the rescue once our booking at the nearby Clint Lodge was cancelled due to a double booking, and I am delighted that she could help Clint Lodge relocate us! Visiting for a Family celebration, we were just looking for a decent bed. What we received was a warm welcome, with tea and cake. Our room (blue room)... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Whitehouse Country House is a fabulous place to stay. Nestled in the Scottish countryside and close to the town of Kelso, it's the perfect setting for a relaxing night's sleep. Enormous bedrooms, very comfortable beds and gigantic bathrooms, I can't think of anything bad to say. Just fantastic.

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Denmark
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a perfect place to stay - there is not one single thing I can think of (despite trying) that is negative. The rooms are huge, the beds are comfortable, the bathrooms are huge and have everything you need (and more - deep, wide bathtubs, showers for two, the toiletries you need). The views are beautiful. The hosts are... More

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Angela_at_Whitehouse, Owner at Whitehouse Country House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. We so enjoyed looking after you and your friends . So glad that you loved our newly refurbished bathroom . "Haste Ye Back" More

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Our first stay and wont be the last. A lovely old house that was toasty warm, the bedroom was spacious and the bed was a very comfortable super king. The bathroom had a powerful shower, no trickles here, and plenty of hot water. The dining and drawing rooms both had wonderful views of the countryside and the latter had comfy... More

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Angela_at_Whitehouse, Owner at Whitehouse Country House, responded to this review

We are so lucky to live in such a wonderful part of the Scottish Borders, Whitehouse enjoys such breathtaking scenery and yet is only a 5 minute drive from St. Boswells. We so enjoy sharing our home with guests and it means a lot to us that you have taken the time to write such a heartfelt review. Thank you.... More

Halifax, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Our second stay and already looking forward to our third. Lovely new bathroom and everything so comfortable and food so good, especially the salmon and pheasant provided by Roger's rod and gun. Our planned two day stay was extended to three following car problems and Roger most kindly transported us and our luggage to the local garage to which the... More

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Angela_at_Whitehouse, Owner at Whitehouse Country House, responded to this review

We were sorry that your car broke down and were pleased to be able to help make your "predicament" a little easier. We all look forward to your next visit in a couple of months time. Thank you for taking the time and trouble to review Whitehouse. More

Manchester
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Fantastic stay from start to finish, very friendly and welcoming, Extremely attentive. Lovely warm comfortable surroundings in a beautiful country house with lovely features. Delicious breakfasts with plenty of different choices,needed a winch to lift me up there was that much of it. Golden yolked free range eggs and other locally produced products yum yum, what more could one ask... More

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Angela_at_Whitehouse, Owner at Whitehouse Country House, responded to this review

The team here at are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. We all cannot wait to welcome you back at Whitehouse. Happy New year More

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Address: St. Boswells TD6 0ED, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > St. Boswells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Whitehouse Country House is a five-star Bed and Breakfast at the heart of the Scottish Borders, close to Melrose and Kelso. All guest bedrooms are en suite, spacious and have uninterrupted countryside views. Public rooms are elegant and comfortable with open fires. The award-winning cooking at Whitehouse features the best local ingredients. From the house there is easy access to the Scottish Borders' many amenities and attractions and to the area's charming villages and towns. For more than 20 years Whitehouse has been a byword for hospitality, comfort and relaxation. ... more   less 
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