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Elphinstone Hotel

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145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL, Scotland
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Evansville, Indiana
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located right on the main street of Biggar, the Elphinstone is a gem! The unassuming restaurant served up great meals (we ate lunch and liked it so much we ate dinner there too!). We were surrounded by locals in the dining room - always an encouraging sign that the food is good. Our room was situated at the back of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want a stay on your way to Edinburgh ,better than sterile modern hotels ,stay here.Great food .comfy rooms ,even when it's busy ,service is always fast and efficient ,probably the best menu of any pub I've stayed at .Parking very easy and free ,on a warm evening nice walk around the town ,best pub in Biggar by far... More 

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked here for a couple of nights while at a local event for work. Easy to find, generally plenty of parking outside and a warm welcome. The room was comfortable and functional but don't expect Holiday Inn or Marriot type fixtures and fittings. This is a country inn and a local pub, so the slick has been replaced by... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Biggar for a family wedding nearby and stayed here. The room was comfortable, clean and quiet The bar area was modern and friendly. We were particularly impressed with the extensive menu and lovely quality of the food available Definitely recommended As a bonus, the weekend we were staying was the Biggar gala so we were treated to... More 

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Dunfermline
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother had chosen this hotel to stay in for a wedding so I knew very little about it. However, we were pleasantly surprised. Great wee find. Staff were friendly, phoned up a couple of days before hand to ask for an early check in and was told no problem. The room was basic but clean. Looks like the bathroom... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way back from Wales, we stopped of here and had fish and chips, loved it, the service was very good, the atmophere was most enjoyable and the staff were welcoming and with no problems at all. Thanks!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Not what up to the standards I was used of in Scotland. Small dark room without a window. The bathroom was ok though. Food in the restaurant also not up to standards. It was ok, but that's about it. Expect nothing and you're OK. Expect the quality and friendliness like in the nortwest of Scotland and you will be disappointed.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We stayed here for two nights. Lovely friendly attentive staff. Lovely clean room and bathroom with added extras. We had breakfast and evening meals food was beautiful. There was also a Gala taking place which we were able to join in with the locals. Really enjoyed our stay . Perfect location to visit local areas .

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Mountain View CA
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The Elphinstone is a wonderful family owned hotel in the center of Biggar, an interesting small town about 40 minutes outside of Edinburgh. The front of the hotel was a coach house, about 200 years old, with low beamed ceilings. Over the years the hotel has been expanded. We were in room 9 at the back of the hotel, it... More 

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Malton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Enroute from East coast to West ,maze of small roads ,but found old pub for light lunch. Good variety of sandwiches ,couldn't, sample local beer as ,we are now in Scotand ,a Crabbies next best. Good to find "hostelry"which retains it,s original identity.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Elphinstone Hotel Restaurant
Elphinstone Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Scottish, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Elphinstone Hotel

Address: 145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > South Lanarkshire > Biggar
Price Range: $92 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elphinstone Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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