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Everything you need for a comfortable stay
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland

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Arglesnz
Carrog, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Couldn't wish for anything better.”
Reviewed May 2, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

A wonderful 4day break. And yes, the weather does help. 3 mornings we walked in glorious sunshine on the beach before breakfast. The other morning we watched it rain, hail and snow!
This didn't matter,as the flat has everything, from books, games and videos, to a coffee machine.even with the terrible weather it was a warm, comfortable property to stay hold up in.
The kitchen is well equipped with everything needed to cook a meal, and the beds are very comfortable, the whole flat is decorated to a high standard, we loved staying there, and will be back.

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Liked best: All of it.
Liked least: Having to leave.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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lornam154
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“The Perfect Place for a Seaside Escape”
Reviewed March 28, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Gullane, and neighbouring North Berwick, are favourite places and we are delighted to have now found '1 The Hawthorns' which we will definitely recommend and return to.

Although purpose built and adjacent to the owner's home the accommodation is characterful and private. We loved the décor and design which was modern with some fun touches. The Nespresso machine with supply of coffee pods and the log burner with stock of logs were thoughtful treats which made our stay special. The bed was comfortable, the linen crisp and the place was fresh & bright.

The secluded rear garden was a perfect sun trap - we even managed an hour reclining on the stripy deck chairs!

We met Adria on arrival and again on the morning of departure but otherwise we were not interrupted which suited us perfectly.

Our view is that the accommodation suits a couple perfectly - it might be a squeeze with four adults despite the two bedrooms (we used the second bedroom for our bags).

A few minutes walk to either the beach or the small town of Gullane which has plenty of eating and drinking options and some nice shops to browse. Don't miss the opportunity to pick up a slice of gateau from Falko the German bakery or enjoy a drink outside The Old Clubhouse when the weather is fine overlooking the children's golf course to the hills beyond.

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thank you

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 Mar 2016
Thanks Lorna. Look forward to seeing you both again some time. Adria
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peterH611...
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
1 review
“Small but perfectly formed and very comfortable”
Reviewed March 15, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We selected 1 the Hawthorns because it is ideal for two people and its dog friendliness. Also proximity to Gullane, shops, and varied eating places and very near the beach.
On our arrival we were warmly met by the owner Adria, who had phoned earlier to confirm our approximate arrival time.
The house was very clean and nicely presented with milk in the fridge, tea bags and coffee 'shots' for the Nespresso machine. Although dogs are allowed, there was no doggy odour or trace of previous canine occupancy.
The beds were new, quite firm with good hotel quality bed linen,
The weather was quite cold but the house was very warm and cosy and we had no need to light the log burner although longing to do so.
We best liked the location and facilities although the living room was a little smaller than expected, it was adequate for two people.
We very much enjoyed our stay at the Hawthorns and will definitely return when next we want to stay in the area.

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Liked best: location near the beach
Liked least: lounge could have been a little bigger.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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AngusArab...
Forfar, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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“Lovely stay”
Reviewed March 14, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

At short notice we were looking for a short break, comfortable surroundings and easy access to areas to walk our dog. The Hawthorn fitted the bill perfectly in all aspects, thank you for a very enjoyable stay, we hope to return.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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tuner93
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Brilliant short break”
Reviewed February 18, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We stayed at 1 The Hawthorns for a short break with two adults and two young children. The immaculate and well kitted out apartment had everything we needed, it's well located for both the town centre (which has some excellent restaurants and a top notch German baker) and the lovely local beach and Adria was a great host. We would definitely come back and recommend 1 The Hawthorns to anyone else looking to visit Gullane / East Lothian.

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Travelling group: Young Children
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baxter222
scotland
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5 reviews
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“Beautiful home from home”
Reviewed November 18, 2015 for a stay in November 2015
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Adria was kind enough to let us exceed the maximum of 4 guests by adding our 2 year old and most of his toys to the house, which allowed us our first ever break away with all the kids. My Husband and I hope to make Gullane our regular holiday as Daniel grows up. There is plenty to do for kids of all ages within easy reach of the hawthorns. We stayed when the weather was not being very kind, yet still managed to keep everyone happy and we all had great fun. Particularly nice to see the beach used so well by so many groups in November - we even saw one hardy local lady going for her daily dip! The quiet residential road was perfect for nipping out to have a quick splash in some puddles to keep the wee one happy while we made full use of the cosy living space and excellent coffee machine...now on the Christmas list. As four grown adults and one child Adria did phone in advance to let us know that others had remarked it was cosy for four however the layout of the space makes it easy to use and we didn't have any problems with space. The furnishings are perfect for a relaxing stay and very thoughtfully equipped. The owners have put a lot of thought and effort into the local information folder and this was greatly appreciated. We do hope to get back in the not too distant future!

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ron54_12
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Great property and Location”
Reviewed November 7, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

A top quality 4 night break , the property has everything you could need, is very comfortable and has some of the best dog walking country we have seen in twelve years of taking holidays in Scotland.

The owners are just as you would like, available if you need them but not in your face the remainder of the time. A lot of thought has gone into the presentation of the property and the appliances are very good quality which in our experience is unusual.

This is a great area of Scotland and if you are looking for a stress free experience this is the property for you.

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Liked best: Location /standard of property
Liked least: I have no negative comments to make
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Management Response
7 Nov 2015
Wow what a recommendation Ron, thank you! It was good to meet you and Jean and of course Spud. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and it would be nice to be able to welcome you again some time. Adria and Geoff
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