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21 reviews
The Old Pickle House
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Downstairs Shower Room
Bedroom 1
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Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3 with Adult Size Bunk Beds
Roof Terrace
Roof Terrace  Fantastic Views over Kelso
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland

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james m
Motherwell, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“I wanted to stay longer...”
Reviewed February 24, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

I recently visited The Old Pickle House with a group of friends. I was delighted with the property's central location: a few steps from the town's beautiful square and a stone's throw from pubs, shops, restaurants and the historic Kelso Abbey.
The property itself is spacious, spotlessly clean, well-equipped and beautifully decorated. Its style is a great balance of traditional, tasteful and quirky. I especially loved the dining area with its "booth style" seating. I had a wonderful time and I hope to visit again very soon.

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Feb 28, 2016
Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again sometime soon.
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Suziealf
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great weekend”
Reviewed October 12, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We stayed the last weekend in September - the accommodation was to a high standard there were lovely wee touches Fresh Flowers on the table and candles throughout the house There were 3 couples and we had plenty of space within the flat. We loved having the large dining table to have breakfast together and Sunday dinner
The house is just off the main square but is quiet - there were lots of lovely pubs, eating places and shops within walking distance
Ideal position for a number of golf courses

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Liked best: The roof terrace
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Jan H
1 review
“Comfortable and convenient”
Reviewed October 12, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Lovely house in central Kelso, well equipped and very comfortable. Enormous beds in the two large bedrooms (bunk beds in the third bedroom) and a beautiful bathroom. The stairs may be a problem for some - the living accommodation is on the first floor and the three bedrooms and bathroom on the second - but that wasn't an issue for us. No garden but there is a roof terrace accessed by a loft-type ladder. Excellent communication from the owners prior to our stay. Recommended.

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Liked best: Huge comfortable beds and the lovely bathroom; central location
Liked least: Access to the roof terrace was a bit precarious but that's being picky; no parking
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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AliceMari...
Gateshead, United Kingdom
1 review
“Quaint Property”
Reviewed August 31, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

A fantastic property very well converted.. Tastefully decorated with top quality furniture and fittings, candles and fresh flowers.. Would recommend to all. Unfortunately not suitable for disabled persons. The ladders to the roof garden were a bit difficult but well worth the climb for the view.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Stulie1
1 review
“Great place”
Reviewed August 25, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Excellent rental and I would highly recommend it. The place is clean and nicely decorated. The beds are comfortable and location is great in the centre of kelso.

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Aaron E
Sarnia, Canada
1 review
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“Excellent Location and Quality”
Reviewed August 24, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Loved our stay at The Old Pickle House in Kelso! Clean and comfortable just off the town square! Very short walking distance to lots of neat shops and restaurants as well as Floors Castle and the River Tweed. Beautiful area!

Traveling group: Extended Family
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Elaine B
Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“The Old Pickle House”
Reviewed July 6, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Well presented property in the centre of the lovely town of Kelso with good quality bedding, linen, crockery, wifi - had everything ! We stayed for a week with friends in our early 60's and walked, golfed, ate at many of the local pubs and restaurants and visited the nearby towns. Surprisingly for Scotland in summer we had glorious weather and made good use of the roof terrace but be warned it is a loft ladder access - though owners are hoping to replace this with a spiral staircase which would be a great improvement.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: A bit dark in main sitting room as on first floor and got no sun
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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