Dryburgh Abbey Hotel - Melrose

St Boswells, Melrose, United Kingdom  show map
 4 stars
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Dryburgh Abbey Hotel - Melrose

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Offering 38 rooms, the comfortable Dryburgh Abbey Hotel features a leisure center, a swimming pool and a sauna available on site. Featuring Victorian architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2006.

The city center is 10 minutes' walk of the property. 45 minutes' drive from Moffat.

Muirfield is 52.6 km from the hotel and Muirfield Golf Club is 52.6 km away.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel can be reached in 65 minutes by car from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel offers individual rooms with climate control, satellite television, a writing desk, wireless internet and a safe as well as an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers. The rooms afford a wonderful view of the garden. They feature private bathrooms with a bathtub, free toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Residents can try dishes of seasonal cuisine at the restaurant. At the refurbished lounge bar guests will enjoy a selection of coffee and afternoon tea. Guests will find the coffee shop The Main Street Trading Company Cafe within a 10-minute walk.

Services

The hotel offers bicycles for rent to explore the local sites.

Relax

Meals and a pool for children are provided at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   38.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • Limited time reception
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Bicycle storage
  • Coffee shop

Sports & Fitness

  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's menu
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Sauna

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Central heating
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of GBP 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

St Boswells, Melrose, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Melrose
    300 m
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Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    38

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        How to reach hotel

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        Hotel Address:

        St Boswells, Melrose, United Kingdom

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        City Center
        • Melrose
          300 m
        Airports
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2006
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          38

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        Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2006
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          38

        Hotel Awards

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        Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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        Dryburgh Abbey Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

        Average guest rating

        8.2out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 295 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        9.9
        Rooms
        8.3
        Service
        8.2
        Value
        7.4

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          5.8

          Location is stunning

          Pretty old fashioned hotel, "elderly" audience and dito ambience!

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          The setting of the hotel was very rural and peaceful. Good access, by car, to the Border Region from Edingburgh to Berwick upon Tweed.

          Because of the position of the hotel it was a little inconvenient to go anywhere else for dinner consequently a broader choice of menu in the Abbey Bar would probably be appreciated by clients staying longer than one or two nights.

        • Single
          7.8

          The Hotel is not easy to find but worth the roundabout drive as the location is beautiful - very quiet with a lovely outlook on the ruins of Dryburgh Abbey and over the River Tweed. I arrived late in the afternoon and was given a warm welcome by the staff and the hotel dog and enjoyed a delicious dinner in the bar, as an alternative to the fine dining experience of the dining room. The food was excellent as was my glass of wine.

          When I reached the dining room for breakfast, only one table was occupied. As it was a beautiful morning I asked to sit in the bay window so I could enjoy the view. I was given very short shrift and was told those tables were laid up for couples, so not available to me. I was then shown to the worst table in the room, laid for one person. As a single woman, I was appalled by this treatment and informed Reception when I left that my experience had completely tarnished what until then had been a most enjoyable stay. I have travelled all over the world without encountering this archaic attitude and found it disappointing to say the least. The tables I wanted to sit at were both still empty when I left.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The peaceful setting on the banks of the River Tweed with wonderfully scenic walks from the doorstep - especially useful for our active dog - made this holiday very relaxing. The staff are always welcoming and the food is of high quality. As our stay was for 9 nights, we greatly appreciated the room upgrade from standard to Abbey.

          Just a small criticism: because our stay was for 9 nights, we had a lot of luggage (along with dog bed etc.), but were not offered any assistance with our baggage or shown our rooms. As we are aged 73 and 80, this would have been appreciated.

        • Older travelers
          4.4

          Unfortunately not much!

          Service standards very low and cleanliness not very good

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          Fantastic location and lovely room, the meal in the evening was excellent and not to pricey.

          The wine with the meal was over priced the cheapest at £22.00 a bottle.

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          Position was good. Bed was comfortable.Lovely crisp white bedding. Easy access to Abbey. Extra pillows, tea bags and milk provided quickly and efficiently.

          Very expensive. The hotel (apart from the dining room) was in need of repair and looked very worn and tired. Carpets in bedroom very flat and looked bare in places and stained. The housekeeping staff had obviously done their best but it must be hard to keep up standards. The window frames were bare wood in places. The tv was very dated (old tube type). The shower worked but was very cheap plastic and did not match the rest of the chrome fittings. Curtains very thin and did not block out the light. Why is there another curtain rail is this for a missing blackout curtain? Breakfast was very basic. Not very hot (plate was though?) and single slice of bacon was not cooked in the middle.

        • Couple
          9.2

          fantastic location, beautiful grounds, probably one of the best welcomes we have received on arrival at a hotel

          rooms was lovely and bright but looked a bit tired. some of the furniture looked in need of replacing

        • Single
          8.0

          Friendly reception and welcome.A Reasonable rom but the hotel seemed due for a spot of redecoration

        • Single
          6.6

          Loved the location. Beautiful place and went for a long walk along the river. Liked the swimming pool. Staff on the whole were really friendly.

          It was a little tired inside - all felt a bit dated. The food in the Tweed Restaurant was expensive, fussy and not particularly wonderful.

        • Couple
          9.2

          The suprise of a pool and sauna

          Thought the Abbey room would have been larger

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          Friendly, efficient staff

          Tired - in need of a make-over in public areas and rooms. Small room. Expensive food for quality of hotel & dining rrom (this room not as billed - small tables and not expansive views)

        • Single
          9.6

          The location is stunning. There are many walks nearby, and some fascinating local history. The rooms were well equipped and spacious, and the welcome friendly and efficient. Difficult to say what I liked best - the whole experience was most enjoyable.

          My only quibble is that the mark-up on wine in the bistro was excessive

        • Couple
          4.6

          The view from the restaurant over looking the river and the breakfast was fantastic - non greasy and tastey fry-up.

          Room was rather small for the price, shower flow was rubbish- shower head just needed descaling and hotel generally needed a bit of tlc.

        • Single
          7.8

          Nice quiet hotel ,friendly staff.fantastic breakfast.

          Rooms a little old fashioned,could do with a gym

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Dryburgh Abbey Hotel - Melrose Melrose location
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        Hotel Address:

        St Boswells, Melrose, United Kingdom

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Melrose
          300 m
        Airports
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2006
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          38

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMelroseDryburgh Abbey Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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