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48 reviews
Sumptuous library lounge with log burning stove
While away the hours reading a book and listening the crackle of the cosy log burner.
Fitted kitchen complete with both dining and soft seating areas
Luxurious power shower with complimentary toiletries...
Tranquil peace and stunning countryside views
Peruse the many books on display in the library lounge
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland

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Andrew B
Innerleithen, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
“Thoroughly Enjoyable Stay”
Reviewed November 25, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

We recently visited The Bothy, having won a stay on the Wedding Spot. This is a perfect place to stay for a relaxing break, the log burner is excellent for the cold winter nights. The Bothy is very comfortable and up to a very high standard, the breakfast in the morning was great and was arranged to suit us. The welcome we received from the owners Ashely and Simon was excellent they couldn't be more friendly and helpful.
We would gladly come back to stay here, the place was so good.
Good luck for the future.

Karen and Andrew

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Liked best: Log Burner
Liked least: No Wifi, buit not a major issue.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jan 27, 2015
Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we really do appreciate it. Hope we can welcome you back again sometime soon. Best wishes, Ashley
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Jamiemurr...
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
“lovely way to spend a November evening”
Reviewed November 23, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

From the warm friendly welcome to the toasty log burning stove this was a great way to spend a cold evening. Would highly recommend, many thanks to Simon and Ashley!

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Kirstyand...
1 review
“Perfect way to spend a cold November night!”
Reviewed November 22, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Bothy last night! Beautiful accommodation which is perfect no matter the time of year or weather; long burner heats up the whole place on a cold winters night and the sun room looks perfect for a beautiful summers night! Ashley and Simon are very welcoming and make a fantastic cooked breakfast! Winning the Wedding Spot was worth it, we will definitely go back one day! If your looking for a quiet, relaxed night, The Bothy is the place to go!!

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Nicky M
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely, relaxing B&B”
Reviewed November 4, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

The Bothy is a gorgeous B&B. We stayed one night and were greeted by the owner, Simon who was really friendly and welcoming. The fire is amazing, kept us really toasty and added to the relaxing atmosphere. There was a great selection of books and dvds to keep us entertained too. The rooms were clean and decorated beautifully. We dined at the nearby restaurant in Kelso 'The Cobbles' which was lovely and reasonably priced. We had privacy and had a great sleep! The morning breakfast was wonderful - a great choice of cereals and a full cooked breakfast. Would definitely love to go back and highly recommend to those looking for a relaxing break in the Scottish Borders.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Nov 9, 2014
Thank you for your lovely review Nicola, we would be delighted to have you stay in The Bothy at Kersmains again and so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes Ashley & Simon.
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Jane M
2 reviews
“Excellent accommodation and service”
Reviewed August 29, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

5* Bothy. A very relaxing break, the accommodation was excellent would recommend without hesitation.

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Liked best: Accommodation and relaxed atmosphere
Liked least: No wi fi
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Jane L
1 review
“Great accommodation in lovely countryside”
Reviewed July 31, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

What a great place to stay! The accommodation was of a very high standard and included our own living room and dining conservatory for extra space to relax. Situated only three miles from the pretty town of Kelso, it is a great base to explore the surrounding area. Would not hesitate to recommend.

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Liked best: The decor and space
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Grimbaria...
Lincolnshire
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“Peaceful B and B”
Reviewed June 10, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We are just back from 4 lovely nights at The Bothy. The accommodation is very big. Had our own lounge and big conservatory that looks out over the lovely garden and wonderful scenery. Big comfortable bed. Everything was spotlessly clean.

This is a lovely part of the country .

We had a lovely meal at The Wagon in Kelso.

Thanks Ashley and Simon and good luck on the new arrival.

Sue and Rob.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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