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Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I stay in a lot of hotels due to my job and mostly they are part of a big chain and whilst very good, all look and feel the same. I love this hotel for two reasons - the first is that it has character and was once and old house and still has that feel around the corridors and...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Victorian baronial mansion with an Edwardian conservatory, set in lawns with views across the River Tweed - very impressive. Don't be put off by the short drive through a modern housing estate to reach the hotel grounds. Our rooms were most comfortable - very roomy, with spacious en suite bathrooms (with bath and shower). All modern conveniences...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best ever meals i've eaten out. As a vegetarian who does not eat dairy most chefs find providing me with a good meal next to impossible but this hotel delivered a superb main course of chestnut and puy lentil stuffed cabbage with french beans and forestiere mushrooms that were so delicious and lots of it. Followed by...

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1Thank Julia R
Clevedon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I've stayed here a few times in the last year and my experience has been reliably excellent. The King's Knowse is a beautiful, old building on the edge of a small, modern housing development. The decor is wonderful, the ceilings high and the staff obliging and friendly. The bedrooms are clean, spacious and each one is different - for me...

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Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I'm sad to write this review as this has been a family favourite in the past. The bar and reception rooms are beautiful however the restaurant food was poor pub food at restaurant prices. Large family meal with many courses ordered only 2 were happy with their meals. We didn't want to complain as this would have tarnished the celebration....

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1Thank Leanne F
Glasgow
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A very imposing looking castle nestled away along a quiet street. Staff greeted us in a cheery manner and this service continued throughout the evening whilst serving us. The evening menu gave plenty of choice however this did not detract from the quality which we found to be very good with excellent prices. The decor may be a bit dated...

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Thank Ironchezels
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Food was very good, room, room was beautiful with an amazing view across the Tweed towards Abbotsford. Few public areas could do with a refresh but the service, setting and food make up for it, would definitely stay again

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Thank Tathan J
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I have just returned from my third stay in this beautiful country hotel. the location was magnificent and the ambiance inside the hotel is totally in keeping with this former country home. I love the decorations and furnishings many of which are original features -not faded grandeur -the real thing. The staff, many who have been there for over 20years,...

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Thank shahid722013
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stayed in this hotel for a wedding. The room we had was exceptionally small and definitely not worth £110 per night. The room was very dated and needed to be updated. The same could be said for the whole hotel. The owners are definitely missing a trick here as this hotel has real potential as the grounds are lovely...

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Thank Wendy Q
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a one night break whilst visiting family in the area. The hotel is a grand and impressive building. Inside, as many other reviewers have commented, the decor is tired and seriously in need of a lick of paint. Our room (23) was very spacious and perfectly comfortable. We ate in the bar during the evening and the...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Kingsknowes Hotel

Address: Selkirk Rd, Galashiels TD1 3HY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Galashiels
Price Range: $142 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kingsknowes Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“If a view is important for you, ask for a room overlooking the River Tweed.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisMcK, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 17 was a magnificent and spacious room with stunning views over the countryside.”
 of 5 bubbles shahid722013, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't accept room 20”
 of 5 bubbles WendyQ_12, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Enquire re availability of WiFi before booking if that's essential for your trip.”
  • Dingy decor
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 of 5 bubbles citybreaker1428, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for the garden-park side for beautiful views on the nature and gardens”
 of 5 bubbles georges1961, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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