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Scunthorpe, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stayed here in February and I think it's safe to say that I won't be returning. I was greeted by the challenge of how to get into the building. I eventually found the small piece of paper that directed my to phone a mobile number for service. I'd originally booked a double room but this was changed on my arrival...

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Oban
Reviewed April 24, 2015

Stayed here twice recently. Received an extremely warm welcome both times. Was very disappointed first time, hotel needs revamping which is ongoing, and my room had a mouldy shower and broken mirror on the door, but the bed was clean and comfortable. Was dreading dinner but was too tired to go elsewhere. Glad I stayed because I was presented with...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have been doing a lot of work around the borders since November 2014 and have stayed in various BnB's and hotels, I much prefer the Abbotsford because the staff have always made me feel welcome and the food is AMAZING. as long as i can get a room, i will book the Abbotsford Arms Hotel everytime.

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Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

stayed for one night, the room was ok bed was really comfy, the toilet wasn't upto much - paint coming off the wall, shower looked dirty and the mirror was ready to fall off the wall. The handle on the door was ready to come off and didn't feel like the door locked properly. In the morning we went down...

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 27, 2015

A pub/hotel in a quiet location but conveniently in the middle of town. Hotel is being refurbished so a bit shabby in parts -. but clean and comfy. Food is good, the evening meal was not 'fine dining' - but exceedingly good {a fine chef}, breakfast also very good. Bar was a friendly mix of locals and other people staying...

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Campbeltown, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 24, 2015

I stayed at the Abbotsford Arms last week and I admit I was nervous having read some reviews. Reception to check in is in the bar area. I was greeted warmly and was taken upstairs and given the choice of 2 rooms. The stair carpet is not the best but I was informed that there is a new red one...

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Bude
Reviewed January 11, 2015

The Abbotsford Arms seems to be suffering from a lack of investment and drive from the management - many reviews over the last 12 months have said that the hotel is undergoing refurbishment but I saw no progress and had the same "yes, we know that x, y & z need to be done but we haven't the time". They...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed January 7, 2015

I chose to stay in this hotel as I was visiting friends in Galashiels and wanted a bit of space rather than staying at their home. My first impression of the hotel from the outside were great, what a lovely building, old building but I quite like a place with a history. There is train works just opposite the hotel...

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Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed in the hotel Friday and sat. Staff extremely pleasant and made sure our stay was just perfect. Food was amazing 5* quality. My favourite starter was haggis tower with a whiskey sauce so nice had it 2 nights in a row. Chicken sizzler first night amazing. 2nd night chefs special green tai chicken with noodles and this was...

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North Tyneside
Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely relaxing stay. Very pleasant helpful staff. 5 star food. Clean and comfortable beds. Hotel being refurbished but not an inconvenience. My dog was made welcome too which was very nice Would definitely stay again

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel has just been taken over by a new company with the drive to bring it back to its original state. we have a very efficient team ready to help anyone with any problems.we now currently have a General Manager living on the premises to help you 24 hours a day and we are currently undertaking renovation projects in the bedrooms and bar to make a more enjoyable stay for everyone.Situated in the heart of Galashiels, the Abbotsford Hotel provides an ideal venue for the business traveler and tourist alike. Galashiels is steeped in history and is home to some of the country's wonderful sporting challenges including the famous Rugby Sevens. Abbotsford Hotel is the ideal accommodation choice for those wanting to explore Borders Country and lovers of all things Scottish.With a convenient location just across the road from Galashiels Bus Station and just a short walk to the town centre, the hotel is a great base from which guests can explore the many sights and attractions of Galashiels and surrounding areas.The hotel boasts a traditional bar that serves delicious food as well as a wide variety of beverages in a warm and welcoming setting or alternatively, you can take your drink outside to the lovely beer garden and enjoy some fresh air in a beautiful outdoor setting.If you are looking for a hot drink, visit the Coffee shop where guests have a further selection of beverages and snacks. Abbotsford Hotel also has a conference and function room, ideal for a business meeting or presentation, and offers guests free access to the internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abbotsford Arms Hotel

Address: 63 Stirling Street, Galashiels TD1 1BY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > Galashiels
Price Range: $83 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Go eleswhere”
 of 5 bubbles 913svenh, May 3, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back, the noise from the pool room does stop eventually and there is not so much noise from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Obanwalkers, Apr 24, 2015 | Read review
“I have been in most rooms but mostly enjoyed room 2 and 3 as the windows look over the old church.”
 of 5 bubbles jamiemP6708TX, Apr 21, 2015 | Read review
“We were offered a choice of rooms, one with twin beds had a refurbed bathroom, the double was having the bathroom made over the fooowing week - but was fine as it was. Very nice to have been given the option. Both overlooked a little garden and a church and were light and sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles 94chris2014, Mar 27, 2015 | Read review
“Don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles DoriWoodger, Sep 14, 2014 | Read review
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