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Bay Waverley Castle Hotel

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
The stately looking Waverley Castle Hotel, situated one mile outside the town of Melrose, is set splendidly in five acres of rolling parkland at the heart of the Scottish Borders. Nestling between the River Tweed and the Eildon Hills, it is a stunning building boasting stunning views. Guests can happily relax in the Eildon Restaurant and enjoy outstanding views out over the Eildon Hills. After dinner you can continue your evening in the welcoming bar and ballroom where you can dance the night away to our excellent evening entertainment. The area is perfect for those who like to get out and explore. There are several sightseeing walks to enjoy nearby including one along the River Tweed. Historical Edinburgh is easily accessible by car for a day trip and is well worth a visit for the castle, shops, architecture and much more.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Great View
Historic Hotel
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Getting there
Edinburgh Airport55 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely building, staff very plesant and helpful. We had a standard room which was well equipped and lovely and warm… we were on second floor. The breakfasts were good with a good variety of options. Dinner was not very exceptional but still good value. The...More

Thank pj1944
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel was clean and welcoming The staff were very friendly and helpful. The twin room ,clean warm and very pleasant. We had everything we wanted. Food was hot well presented and the waiters.were always in the ball. I would recommend this hotel to my...More

Thank Gladys H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rita welcomed us on the coach on arrival which was a lovely gesture.This hotel is old but looks as if it has been recently decorated inside.It stands in impressive grounds which I am sure would be appreciated in the summer months. Our room was basic...More

Thank audreyYorkshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned home after a 4 night break with National Holidays. This Hotel is lovely, the food was fantastic & varied each night & breakfast was fantastic what a great choice something for everyone. The staff are lovely & pleasant. The Entertainment was just brilliant...More

Thank Anne E
Response from James M, General Manager at Bay Waverley Castle HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Anne E Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. James thanks you very much for your kind words and he too is delighted that you enjoyed his entertaining,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were met on the coach by Rita who gave us all the info we needed for our stay, Rita staffed the reception, and was bright and welcoming and a fountain of knowledge. We stayed on room 211 overlooking the front towards the road and...More

Thank Peterfrommanchester
Response from James M, General Manager at Bay Waverley Castle HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Peterfrommanchester Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and we are delighted that you have enjoyed all aspects of your stay. Cheryl and Rita have both asked me to thank you for your kind words and we all...More

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Elizabeth L
16 September 2018|
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Response from geminileeds2017 | Reviewed this property |
No sittings as such. Breakfast is 8am to 9.15am, evening meal is 7.45pm until 8.45pm I think that was latest time in evening.
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Karen J
4 September 2018|
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Response from James M | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we have internet throughout the hotel now Kind regards James
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DonnaB2230
11 August 2018|
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Response from h0lder1 | Reviewed this property |
No, just smart and clean. For other residents.
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Room Tips
"Avoid rooms on restaurant floor as you hear everyone shouting good night as they leave the..."
anne141me
2 weeks ago
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"Rooms to front of the hotel have a nice view and also some to the back with views of the hills."
877JeanetteM
2 weeks ago
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"Premier room was worth the extra"
valerieg961
30 Sep 2018
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"Entertainment is on 1st floor so it's noisy on that floor if you want an early night!"
533suej
25 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$85 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
waverley castle hotelwaverley castle melrose
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandMelrose
NUMBER OF ROOMS
79
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