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Braidwood Guest House

Buccleuch Street | Buccleuch Street, Melrose td6 9ld, Scotland
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Amble, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We stayed here for one night at the end of May - it is a lovely little B&B, ideally located and there is on street parking and car park nearby. We were able to get into our room a little earlier than 3pm, we were welcomed by the owners sister (she was looking after the B&B for the weekend) she... More 

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New Mexico
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Melrose was my first stop on my first trip to Scotland, which was the first time I've traveled alone in another country as well. I'd chosen the Braidwood for my stay of two nights, 9 and 10 May 2016, based on its website, reviews, and calling the Braidwood from the States to make the booking, and I'm so happy I... More 

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Drayton Parslow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here after completing St Cuthbert's Way. Very comfortable B&B in Victorian house. Room was clean and tidy. Tea and coffee facilities in room. Shower ok. Breakfast was very good. Friendly owners. Very close to town centre and abbey.

Thank Matthew W
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Very comfortable stay with an excellent breakfast.Owners are friendly and helpful.We have brought are dog both times and no problems.Nice and quiet at night yet close to everything that you want.Parking was fine.

Thank YorkFloyd
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The most comfortable bed you could wish for! Lovely B&B in the centre of Melrose. Friendly hosts and very helpful. Great breakfast with a range of dishes to choose from. Happy to do an early breakfast as we had a bus to catch. Very quiet at night.

Thank LuluWalker
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Very friendly and helpful couple own and run this guesthouse ,which is in a one way street next to the Post Office and very near restaurants and pubs for eating in the evening. Everything was of the highest quality and we would happily stay there again. Parking can be a little difficult in the street outside but is free in... More 

Thank NorwichKate
London, United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I was in the downstairs room at the front which is very comfortable. It is sizeable and has none of the headroom issues others have highlighted. The bathroom is halfway up the main stairs, which is not ideal. The location, close to the Abbey and just one street away from the High Street could not be better.

Thank spoons m
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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Lovely B&B. Central location. We had the top room and the bathroom was spacious and great to have a bath. But as bedroom was in roof space even I at 5ft tall could only stand up straight in one place in the room. Tall people would have problems. Storage of bikes was in the open garden which is not suitable... More 

Thank chris m
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Could be a lovely b&b but think twice if you are travelling with bikes or want to make an early start to your day. When I booked I was told there would be somewhere undercover to leave our bike, however it took a long while to persuade the owner to put it in their shed, we wouldn't have been so... More 

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The house was very nicely decorated. The room was spacious, the beds comfortable with lovely linen and well furnished. The breakfast was fabulous with a good choice. It was a great start to St Cuthbert's Way

Thank Meriyn
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Townhouse built in the mid 1800's offers an ideal place to stay whilst discovering the delights of Melrose .Situated only 100 meters from the Abbey and within a few minutes walk of excellent Restaurants and Pubs we are ideally positioned to offer walkers, cyclists, and tourists a warm welcome to the town. The building has been tastefully updated over time but purposefully allowed to retain all the charm and character of a house of its period. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Braidwood Guest House

Address: Buccleuch Street | Buccleuch Street, Melrose td6 9ld, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > Melrose
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Braidwood Guest House Melrose, Scotland
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