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Windlestraw Lodge Galashiels Road, Walkerburn EH43 6AA Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Pets Allowed
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Do you believe in love at first sight? We soon fell in love with the charming and welcoming rooms of this manor and the quality of the cuisine that you could consider at the same level as a starred restaurant of Michellin's Guide. But what...More

Thank Beatrice S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have just returned from an overnight stay at Windlestraw. The staff there were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Dinner was superb, as was breakfast. Our room was luxurious and the bed was the best I have ever slept in. It was our first visit...More

Thank Paulineuna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anniversary time, and one of our children, who lives in the Borders, told us not to go to the hotel that we were looking at, but to go to Windlestraw, which we would find to be a real treat. He was correct. It is a...More

Thank HUGH C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us spent a wonderful overnight stay at Windlestraw as a surprise "big birthday" clelebration for me and my twin sister !! My son-in-law found this and booked on the strength of the fantastic reviews and we were not disappointed - what a find...More

Thank MILLSIE1945
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We stayed for 3 nights at the end of June, meetings friends for a weekend to enjoy the Borders and the hospitality at Windlestraw. We were not disappointed. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome by Sylvia and John. They...More

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Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded July 29, 2018

Thank you so much for you kind comments. It really does make a difference. All the team here read the reviews and we are always delighted to hear we made a visit special. Stu Waterston is our chef and you are correct he deserves recognition...More

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Description
A unique getaway destination close to Edinburgh but in the heart of the beautiful Border countryside with outstanding views of the River Tweed and Tweed Valley. Relax and enjoy the splendour and location of this ...More beautiful Edwardian Manor house, combined with superb food, fine wines and relaxed but professional hospitality from owners John and Sylvia Matthews Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$171 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Windlestraw Lodge Scottish Borders Hotel Walkerburn
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Windlestraw Hotel Walkerburn
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Windlestraw Walkerburn, Scotland - Scottish Borders
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > Walkerburn
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$171 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Windlestraw Lodge Scottish Borders Hotel Walkerburn
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Windlestraw Hotel Walkerburn
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Windlestraw Walkerburn, Scotland - Scottish Borders
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Borders > Walkerburn
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Traveler (70)
Dining (29)
Room & Suite (25)
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ActDB
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Sylvia M | Property representative |
Good Afternoon. We cater for all intolerance and dietary preferences including gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan etc. The menu published is an example only. We change the menu daily and every menu is prepared... More
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christinegoodwin
August 8, 2016|
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Response from Meticulosity | Reviewed this property |
I can't give you a price - you need to contact Windlestraw. I can confirm that the room rates we were quoted were from £240 to £280 per night.
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molliemoo85
November 25, 2015|
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Response from Sylvia M | Property representative |
Hi Mollie, I am afraid Dogs are not allowed in the dining room. If other in- house guests do not object then we would offer the sun room as an option, however considering the dining experience we offer, its not ideal and we... More
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"Their are six rooms in the hotel & we as a family occupied four - faultless - you would not be..."
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"All 6 rooms look lovely"
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"All perfect, service 5* location 5* cleanliness 5*"
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"All rooms are of a similar high standard"
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