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Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
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3 Star Hotel
The Dryburgh Abbey Hotel sits on the banks of the River Tweed in the breathtaking Borders countryside. Next to the historic ruins of Dryburgh Abbey, Sir Walter Scott's last resting place, it offers a fabulous location for fishing, cycling, walking, or simply enjoying a relaxing leisure...
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St. Boswells, St Boswells TD6 0RQ, Scotland
60.6 km to Edinburgh Airport View nearby attractions and restaurants
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can not explain how great the service was at this brilliant local hotel, a very very big thank you goes to the yoing manageress made our stay that little bit more special thank you, the location and atmosphere was brilliant aswell, and the food was...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely hotel in excellent location. Very relaxing, nice to sit outside by the river in hotel grounds with pre dinner drink or read the morning paper over coffee. All the staff were very welcoming and we could not fault the service during our stay....More

Thank Lin C
Response from Nicole W, Manager at Dryburgh Abbey HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Lin C Thank you for your kind comments. We are very lucky with our location and I am pleased that we have been experiencing some lovely weather lately, giving you the opportunity to make use of the seating outside and down by the river....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience was poor. The bedroom had torn wallpaper a rusty radiator, a poor towel rail and a shower with mould on it,poor drainage to the point of overflowing! Dinner on the first evening was terrible and the pool was not worth a visit. The...More

Thank anneB9338ZK
Response from Nicole W, Manager at Dryburgh Abbey HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear AnneB9338ZK I am disappointed to read your review and had passed your comments on to the relevant departments as I had spoken to you personally on the first night of your stay. I am delighted to hear you found the staff to be helpful...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a bit perplexed by some of the negative reviews of this hotel, yes it does appear little dated and perhaps could do with a refresh, but I think that's part of it's charm, if you want 'boutique' 5 stars - all polished surfaces and...More

Thank mike k
Response from Nicole W, Manager at Dryburgh Abbey HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Mike K Thank you for your kind comments. We are in the process of refurbishing the hotel, whilst trying to update it without losing the "Country house Hotel" feel. We have a great team here at Dryburgh and I will pass your comments on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the dryburgh a few times a year as we have family in Kelso, the setting is gorgeous and the food is nice, however last weekend we had an awful experience with the service, which has left a bad taste in our mouths and...More

Thank lamx_123
Response from Nicole W, Manager at Dryburgh Abbey HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lamx_123 I am extremely disappointed to read your review about your recent visit to Dryburgh Abbey Hotel. Please contact me direct at the hotel on 01835 822261 or by e-mail, nwoods@dryburgh.co.uk. Regards Nicole

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Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
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Pool
Restaurant
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Heated pool
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US$120 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$120 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Carey M
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Stuart F |
We were not made aware of any restrictions during our stay.
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Colinveitchart
October 13, 2016|
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Response from Nicole W | Property representative |
Dear Colin, Yes Dryburgh Abbey Hotel does have bedrooms suitable with disabled facilities. In terms of groups for larger ones would have separate dining however similar menus to other guests unless specified. We look... More
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Angie M
September 18, 2016|
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Response from Nicole W | Property representative |
Yes the hotel (no lodges on-site) does provide a room service menu with main meals served until 9.00pm each evening then a lighter menu thereafter. There is a small tray charge of £2.50. I hope this helps. Best... More
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"you've come for the views, pay for the rooms overlooking the abbey or the Tweed on the front or the west..."
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"Try one of the suites, they are excellent."
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"Room 320 overlooking River and gardens"
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"Spend a little more to look out at the Abbey. It is a pretty impressive ruin!"
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