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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed a comfortable three night stay in this lovely hotel. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, friendly, & accommodating. Breakfast was great! We enjoyed the welcoming garden, & appreciated the abundance of hanging flower baskets enhancing the exterior of the building. We highly recommend this hotel!

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watsonlodge, Owner at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. All your lovely comments have been passed on to our staff. We try hard as a team to make our guests as comforatable as possible and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much. More 

Irvine, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Visiting family in Galashiels, we stayed at watsons lodge, excellent accomodation, lovely food &friendly staff , enjoyed our stay , we had downstair room lovely. Will certainly be back, would recommend if staying in or arround Galashields.

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Thank jodumigan51
watsonlodge, Owner at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it is very much appreciated. I have passed your comments on to all our staff. We look forward to welcoming you again. More 

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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I was working right next door to the Watson lodge guest house so it was ideally positioned for me, my stay there was excellent although the shower in my room wasn't great but I managed, as for Galashiels an absolute gem of a place loved everything about it.

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watsonlodge, Owner at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Galashiels is indeed a lovely place and the Scottish Borders has much to offer. Please come and visit us again. More 

Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I visited the guesthouse overnight having travelled from Manchester for an interview at the Heriot Watt university. Staff were welcoming and chatty (despite it being quite late when we arrived) and our room was cosy and warm, with a variety of biscuits, chocolates, tea and coffee waiting for us. My only criticism would be I didn't sleep as well as... More 

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watsonlodge, Owner at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments. We like to make our guests feel welcome and after your long journey I am glad you felt comfortable and more relaxed. I hope your interview went well and we hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

Santa Clarita, California
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Needed to be in Galashiels close to town center and this fit the need. Very friendly, good breakfast, basic accommodations, clean. Could use more comfortable beds, a little hard for me and my wife, and some more closet space. Rooms over back street noisy from pub traffic and weekend revelers, try for front rooms.

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Thank endlessummer7084
watsonlodge, Owner at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. As you will agree it is extremely hard to find a bed to fit all preferences! However the mattresses are quite new and so this may have been the cause of your bed feeling a little hard for you. I am pleased you enjoyed your breakfast with us and that the location was suitable to... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

I was in Galashiels for business for three nights and found Watson's Lodge cosy, good value and welcoming. The owners were lovely and very friendly as were the rest of the staff. The breakfast was lovely with cooked veggie options on request which you usually only find at bigger chain hotels so I was impressed by this. The room was... More 

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watsonlodge, Owner at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Veggie options are very important as are all healthy eating alternatives but a hearty breakfast is often welcome on a break away from home so we strive to cater for all tastes. I am pleased you found us to be friendly and were comfortable during your stay with us. I have passed your comments on... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We stayed at Watson Lodge for 3 nights in October. The Lodge is very near the new Galashiels railway station. It took us less than 10 minutes to walk from the station to Watson Lodge and it is very well signposted. It was warm, comfortable, clean and quiet. The double bed was super king size The staff were very helpful.

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Thank Michael C
watsonlodge, Owner at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are very lucky to be so close to the new railway interchange and still be in a nice quiet area. I am glad you found the lodge to be comfortable and welcoming and I will pass your comments on to all our staff. More 

Dundee, Scotland
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71 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This was an excellent Guest House. We had Room 1 with en-suite facilities. It was absolutely perfect. The owners are so friendly, and make you very welcome. Little bit of noise from the surrounding area on a Friday night. Superb breakfast.

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watsonlodge, Owner at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and will pass your comments on to our staff. Please stay with us again when you come to the Borders. More 

Northern Ireland
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57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here a few weeks ago with some friends whilst we toured around.staff all very attentive and very helpful .breakfasts are amazing.nothing too much trouble. We had the garden room with beautiful well kept patio area.its so quaint at night all lit up.very clean and quiet. Town not too far away.plenty of places to eat .weatherspoons only a short walk... More 

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watsonlodge, Owner at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad you managed to see the garden at night lit up with the colourful solar lights. We hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My fiance' and I were traveling through Galashiels on a tour through Scotland. This was our absolutely favorite place we stayed. Not only was the staff very friendly, but the traditional Scottish breakfast was amazing! The room was very charming and clean! We felt at home and the quiet was great (unlike many noisy hotels we stayed in). We would... More 

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watsonlodge, Manager at Watson Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. I'm so glad we were your favourite place to stay! All the team here at Watson Lodge enjoy interacting with our guests and making their stay as comfortable as possible. We are lucky to be situated in such a quiet yet central location. Please come and stay again when you are in the Borders. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming townhouse in a central but quiet area of Galashiels. Bright, comfortable rooms all with free WI-FI, 32" TVs with Freeview offering over 40 channels, tea/coffee making facilities, radio alarm, hair drier and complimentary toiletries. Full Scottish breakfast available or continental/vegetarian if preferred. Excellent choice of eating places close at hand. Ground floor accommodation available and lovely patio garden. Outdoor facility to store bicylces etc. Cot and high chair on request. Various entertainment and leisure pursuits available locally including: golf, fishing, beautiful country walks, cycling, horse riding, music festivals, drama and musical theatre, concerts, live pub music, museums, historical landmarks, Rugby Sevens and Football fixtures and our popular annual Borders Gala Days and rideouts. Friendly and relaxing. A warm welcome awaits. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Watson Lodge Guest House

Address: 15/16 Bridge Street, Galashiels TD1 1SW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > Galashiels
Price Range: $96 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Watson Lodge Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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