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Buccleuch Arms Scottish Borders

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The Green, St. Boswells TD6 0EW, Scotland
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wanted to share our recent experience with the Buccleuch Arms Scottish Borders Hotel. I always promise to write a review when I get back from the trip, but never do - this time I am actually doing it! We were on Spontaneus trip to Scotland at the end of June 2016 with my husband and my daughter, we usually... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

There aren't a million places to choose from locally and if you're a couple like us on a Saturday night out (not local), with a taxi booked, arriving at the restaurant at 1915 and departing 2130, keep in mind that the service is incredibly slow, even though this is not a busy restaurant. All drinks orders took an unimaginable time... More 

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a family lunch, two adults and two kids. Very clean premises and well kept garden, usual wooden benches and chairs outside with kids swings and slide as well. The inside eating areas were comfortable and clean as well. Anyway, we had the bar lunch here - there was the usual stuff on there, burgers and steak... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. Place clean and pleasant. Staff couteous and helpful. Room very good and quiet at nightime. Had a meal in the bistrot. Very tasty food. Excellent breakfast. I sent some blackened toast back to kitchen and it was promptly replaced with an apology (a probable oversight). I would stay there again.

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Thank Sheila B
East Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us called in for a drink and lunch last week. During our pre-lunch drink a couple arrived with a large dog and sat next to us. They ordered water for the dog and also a beef burger for the dog! Time for us to make a hasty exit. The last thing we wanted was to eat next to... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had sunday lunch here and the food was really good the meat was so tender it just melted in your mouth. the staff were very friendly and welcoming, the cost of the food was really good and affordable would eat here again

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Thank janechriseakin
BillyHamilton, Owner at Buccleuch Arms Scottish Borders, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your comments about your lunch here. It's always great to receive feedback and the positive ones make it all worthwhile! Kind regards Billy More 

Lovettsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in St. Boswells early in the morning after our long flight from the US. Our hosts at the Buccleuch Arms showed us the warmest hospitality, storing our luggage for us until our rooms were available, seeing that we got breakfast, and, (this was the so awesome) the owner gave us a lift to Melrose so we could start... More 

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Thank dalawon
BillyHamilton, Owner at Buccleuch Arms Scottish Borders, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Remember you well and a genuine thanks for taking the time to post something. I hope the rest of your journey on the St Cuthberts Way was as good and the weather kept well. Remember us the next time you're in Scotland! Billy More 

Notts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a king room for one night. Couldn't really fault it. Very clean, big room with everything we needed. Staff efficient and made us very welcome. Dined in the bar area, the steak was cooked to perfection and the breakfast next morning was lovely. My husband had full Scottish and it was huge! The eggs Benedict was to die... More 

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Pocklington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Rooms comfortable, clean if a little tired Food: breakfast and evening meal was very good we ate in the bar at night good service, Excellent breakfast served with a smile, just what we needed Great selection of gins Good welcome

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Scotland
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29 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

During an overnight stay an evening meal in the Blue Coo Bistrot was most disappointing. We arrived on time as per our previously arranged reservation. The welcome was non existent - very curt. The service was poor with interminable waits for drinks order to be taken, drinks served and the food to be served. The food apart from desserts was... More 

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BillyHamilton, Owner at Buccleuch Arms Scottish Borders, responded to this review

Here is my 2nd response to "Mr A " (as TA wouldn't publish my first one) following his stay at the Buccleuch. In my 25 years in the hospitality trade it is indeed rare to have fellow guests formally complain about a guest which is why I chose to not allow "Mr A" the benefit of any doubt here. Read... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the heart of the Scottish Borders the Buccleuch Arms is a charming four star Inn with an incredible history dating back to 1836. In recent years the Buccleuch has earned an award-winning reputation as one of the finest Inns in Scotland, welcoming both locals and guests from further afield. Most recently of course winning Scottish Inn of the Year 2015 at the Scottish Hotel awards in April. So whether you're visiting the Scottish Borders on the new Borders Railway or passing through, make a point of stopping at the Buccleuch. We hope you'll be pleasantly surprised. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buccleuch Arms Scottish Borders

Address: The Green, St. Boswells TD6 0EW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > St. Boswells
Price Range: $112 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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