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    Windlestraw

    Galashiels Road, Walkerburn EH43 6AA, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent95%
    • Very good3%
    • Average1%
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    “tweed valley” (25 reviews)
    “sun room” (8 reviews)
    Public Wifi
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    11 - 15 of 182 reviews

    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    This was the second time we have stayed at this wonderful hotel and we are already planning to return. The owners Sylvia and John are wonderful hosts and nothing is too much trouble. The hotel offers spectulsr views and is only an hour from central...More

    Thank dmppilkington
    Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 12 September 2017

    Thank you so much for sharing your experience. Its a genuine pleasure to welcome guests back ; you keep us on our toes! Hope to see you back soon.

    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here a few months ago before the birth of our second child, a treat night away for two. This place was amazing. The food was just delicious. The service second to none. Think a return trip will be top of my Christmas list....More

    Thank Hollypd83
    Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 12 September 2017

    You are very welcome! It was a pleasure to be able to treat you before your attention and time is taking up with a few wee important matters! Hopefully Santa will come with your wish!

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    We stayed here for one night on our way to Scotland and it made a lovely start to our holiday. We paid £200 for our room and then the dinner was extra at £55 per head plus wine/drinks. The room was lovely - beautifully decorated...More

    Thank bluevcone
    Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 12 September 2017

    Very pleased we gave you a lovely start to your Scottish holiday and its very pleasing to hear our cuisine was the best you had in your two week trip, especially as you stayed in high quality places. We are a little disappointed you thought...More

    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    This was a wonderful getaway for relaxation in a lovely setting, just what we needed after 5 hectic days at the Edinburgh festivals and before our return home to Chicago. Though only an hour away by car, the change from bustling Edinburgh to the beautiful...More

    Thank viaCaseti
    Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 12 September 2017

    It was a definite pleasure to welcome our lovely guests from overseas. 'Auld Reekie' Edinburgh has a lot to offer but, as you found , you'd be missing out by not popping down to the Borders and in particular the lovely Tweed Valley. Of course...More

    Reviewed 31 August 2017

    Sadly, we were only able to stay one night but it was quite enough to persuade us that we must go back for longer. We arrived early evening and even though Sylvia was starting to attend to pre-dinner drinks she found time to provide us...More

    Thank Chris S
    Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 12 September 2017

    Thanks Chris for your lovely comments. Very glad you enjoyed your stay. No need to rush at Windlestraw. We are blessed with some amazing produce in Scotland and the Borders offers so much and is so often overlooked. We certainly look forward to you returning...More

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    • US$172 - US$265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
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    • Scotland >
    • Borders >
    • Walkerburn
    • Also Known As
    • Windlestraw Lodge Scottish Borders Hotel Walkerburn ,
    • Windlestraw Hotel Walkerburn
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    20 February 2017|
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    Response from Sylvia M | Property representative |
    Good Afternoon. We cater for all intolerance and dietary preferences including gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan etc. The menu published is an example only. We change the menu daily and every menu is prepared... More
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    8 August 2016|
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    Response from Meticulosity | Reviewed this property |
    I can't give you a price - you need to contact Windlestraw. I can confirm that the room rates we were quoted were from £240 to £280 per night.
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    molliemoo85
    25 November 2015|
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    Response from Sylvia M | Property representative |
    Hi Mollie, I am afraid Dogs are not allowed in the dining room. If other in- house guests do not object then we would offer the sun room as an option, however considering the dining experience we offer, its not ideal and we... More
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    "All rooms quiet and equally beautiful"
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    "the Macintosh-with a view is so big it is as large as many a modern suite"
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    "The view over the Tweed Valley from our room was exquisite."
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    "I'm sure all the rooms are lovely."
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