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“Tantah Studio - Perfect Retreat”

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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Peebles, Borders, Scotland

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lovetrave...
england
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Tantah Studio - Perfect Retreat”
Reviewed September 14, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Have just returned from a weekend staying at Tantah Studio, we've stayed in 4 star hotels with less features.Free Wifi, top notch toiletries and towels, tons of hot water,TV and very clean makes this a great place for a short holiday. Friendly owners who make sure you are happy and a 15 minute walk into Peebles where plenty of pubs and restaurants (recommend Francos) a great find for us and we will certainly be back for another stay.

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Jamie F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Came back for seconds!”
Reviewed July 21, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Having had such an epic stay at Tantah Croft a year ago, a large group of us (ten adults) decided to return for a weekend break.

An en-suite annex has been added to the lot which comfortably sleeps four adults. In the main cottage, there's also a new cast-iron wood burner in the living room and a Sky Plus box.

I suspect this is now our go-to venue for our annual mid-summer weekend getaway.

Thanks again for a great stay, Cashins!

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Liked best: The main living space - perfect for lounging around.
Liked least: We weren't as lucky with the weather this year, but that didn't dampen our spirits!
Travelling group: Large Group
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activeold...
york
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3 reviews
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“Friendly owner, reasonably priced, ideally positioned”
Reviewed October 1, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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person found this review helpful

Six friends stayed here on an activity weekend. The cottage was clean, warm, cosy, with a very large kitchen should you wish to sit and natter or even cook.

The owner left a bottle of wine and fresh bread for us on arrival!

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Liked best: Friendliness and the space
Liked least: Car parking can be a problem but not much of one
Travelling group: Friends
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Jamie F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“A hidden gem in the foothills of Peebles. Fabulous accommodation!”
Reviewed October 1, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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I spent a weekend at Tantah Croft this summer with friends. Seeing the scenery on the drive through Peebles and up the driveway to Tantah Croft, I knew we would be in for a treat. On arrival, we were presented with a modern wood cabin conversion, with all the charm and mod cons we could have hoped for.

There was sufficient space for nine of us - three double bedrooms, and fold-out couches in the lounge area. There are two bathrooms (one has a bath) and an open-plan kitchen (fully equipped) and dining area, complete with flat screen TV and wifi.

The outside surroundings of Tantah Croft (you have access to small private garden and patio with a bbq, table and chairs, which we took full advantage of during a rare weekend of glorious Scottish sun) are picturesque. The rear of the property opens up onto a garden and a large orchard, with access to walking trails up the hills beyond the perimeter of the property.

Tantah Croft is a walk or short drive from Peebles town centre and several parks - great for children, great for a man-child looking for space to kick a football and trhow a frisbee with his friends. The local fish and chip shops serve up great food, and the pubs on the river Tweed are great for an evening drink.

The Cashins were the most lovely and welcoming hosts. They even offered us fresh eggs for breakfast from the chicken coop in their garden! This certainly won't be my only visit to Tantah Croft. For a calm, peaceful and relaxing retreat, I highly recommend checking it out.

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Liked best: Everything was high standard.
Liked least: The mosquitoes outside at night! Bring bug repellent if visiting during the summer and you'll be fine.
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
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indigo0
London, United Kingdom
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“A Hidden Gem”
Reviewed September 24, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Stayed with another family over a weekend. its a mile from the lovely Borders town of Peebles. Mike and Les offer a unique break with Tantah Croft which they built themselves and is designed to be eco friendly. There is a lot of innovative design that has gone into it but more than that is the homestay style welcome you get from Mike and Les. He sent over amazing freshly baked bread on two days, along with garden vegetables which we made into soup. The accomodation is spacious enough for two families with all amenities including Sky. Best of all, the back garden leads into some of the best gentle walks (the kids didnt complain much) including the John Buchan Way that offers incredible views of the Tweed Valley.

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Liked best: Location and access to walks
Liked least: Heating furnace accessible to kids so have to be on guard
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
25 Sep 2013
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Tantah Croft and we hope to see you all again soon.
Kind regards,

Mike & Les.
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