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Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel

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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a gift 2 nights dinner and breakfast. The Hotel is easy to find and we were able to park just outside. The room number 4 was a lot better than we could have expected. Split level gave you a bed area with balacony and wardrobe whilst below you had sitting area and a very large bathroom with a... More 

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BWPhilipburn, Manager at Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth W, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent stay in one our spacious deluxe rooms and found the meals excellent. There is much to do and see in the Scottish Borders and we certainly look forward to welcoming you back in 2017. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had heard good reports so decided to try it for a Friday lunch - lovely setting,excellent gardens and a lot of money has obviously been spent on it by the new owners who arrived in 2007 just before the recession. A good unpretentious lunch freshly cooked with a glass of red followed by coffee but oh oh oh there was... More 

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BWPhilipburn, Manager at Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephen F, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you were able to enjoy a glass of wine with lunch. The hotel has been recently renovated throughout with the addition of the Linglie Suite, which is the idea venue for weddings and events. We hope to welcome you back to... More 

Santa Rosa, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were on a four day hike across the Boarder Lands of Scotland and one of our overnight stays was at this hotel. They welcomed us like family and made us feel special. The accommodation were outstanding.

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BWPhilipburn, Manager at Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear john w, thank for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you found the staff friendly and welcoming. We are glad you enjoyed your hike across the Scottish Borders are where able to take in some of the highlights of the Borders. We hope to welcome you back to the area in the... More 

Hawick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We booked the Philipburn for our wedding back in March 2015 and from the word go Marie and her team could not have been more helpful. We stayed the Friday and Saturday night with friends and family and everyone raved about how nice the hotel was. The food in the restaurant was excellent as was the breakfast both mornings. As... More 

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BWPhilipburn, Manager at Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Craig_mc30, Thank you very much for your recent review. We were delighted to be the venue for your special day! We are pleased to hear that you had a lovely day and enjoyed the food in the hotel. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel soon. More 

Liverpool
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We recently undertook a little tour around Scotland and stayed at the Philipburn for a couple of nights. The hotel and its gardens are lovely and the staff superb! We ate in the restaurant both nights and the food was delicious with a great variety of choices available, the portions were also impressive. The hotel is ideally situated for exploring... More 

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BWPhilipburn, Manager at Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alan-Jean, Thank you very much for your recent review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and where able to enjoy a lovely meal here too. Selkirk is a great base for exploring the Scottish Borders and surrounding areas. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful little gem hidden in the woodlands! I was honestly so surprised by the room when I arrived for the price included breakfast! Very quiet and peaceful nights sleep. Would come back here again defiantly! I also ate in the restaurant and the food was gorgeous!

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BWPhilipburn, Manager at Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChloeNicoleDye, thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed a peaceful and quiet nights sleep in one of our garden rooms and that the tariff represented good value for the room. More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Only stayed for one night but from the moment we arrived nothing was a problem. We asked for a room change because of some stairs and were given a garden room which was lovely . We found the restaurant good with a large selection of courses and breakfast was also good . The standard of the hotel is high and... More 

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BWPhilipburn, Manager at Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 39B76, thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you had a comfortable stay in one of our garden rooms and enjoyed the good food in the restaurant. We have a range of rooms each individually designed with no two being the same and we are pleased we could accommodate your request. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Staying overnight while attending a friends wedding anniversary. The room was comfortable, well looked after and with a nice view. The hotel is a nice building in countryside on the outskirts of Selkirk. (was some water infrastructure roadworks outside its drive). It is a Best Western. We didn't eat or use the bar as we were going out. A bit... More 

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BWPhilipburn, Manager at Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChrisBartter, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed the view of the countryside from your room. The Selkirk flood protection works will be finished at the end of the year with a whole series of paths and parkland created allowing lovely walks along the river. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel enjoys a tranquil setting on the outskirts of Selkirk, within easy reach of the A7. With 19 individually styled bedrooms and 1 lodge, a on-site restaurant, function room and bar makes us an excellent venue for any occasion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel

Address: Linglie Road | Selkirkshire, Selkirk TD7 5LS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Selkirk
Price Range: ₹ 8,686 - ₹ 13,542 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Best Western Plus Philipburn House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for deluxe, any room”
  • Bed upstairs
  • Sitting area downstairs
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethW183, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in outside buildings are less well decorated than in the main hotel building.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisBartter, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles alisonm180, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The lodges are brilliant for accessibility and quietness.”
 of 5 bubbles CatherineS208, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go with a Duplex style room for more space and comfort”
 of 5 bubbles Syar85, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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