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    Windlestraw

    Galashiels Road, Walkerburn EH43 6AA, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent95%
    • Very good3%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “tweed valley” (25 reviews)
    “sun room” (8 reviews)
    Public Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Pets Allowed
    Pool
    Room Service
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    1 - 5 of 181 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Joined friends for a lovely evening meal. The service was excellent. It is a fixed menu with numerous courses. The view from the establishment is beautiful looking over the River Tweed valley. It is very clean, beautifully furnished and the owners are very friendly. Recommend...More

    Thank Mojo104
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I chose this hotel to get away, unwind and enjoy some peace and quiet for a couple of days. This hotel exceeded our expectations. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by John who presented us with coffee, shortbread and some home made...More

    Thank Bruce B
    Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I recently had the immense pleasure of staying at the Windlestraw. The current owners John and Sylvia Matthews, could not have been more charming, welcoming and gracious in their hospitality: a true delight. The Windlestraw is beautifully decorated as a whole and...More

    Thank Maki K
    Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 4 October 2017

    ''A trifecta of perfection'' , we like that a lot! Thank you sooo much for such an amazing review. Its a real boost to hear, as we enter the autumn of this years season, that we are still surprising and delighting our new friends. Scotland...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    I came across the Windlestraw website recently when looking to find somewhere in the Scottish Borders to stay with a friend. I booked by telephone and spoke to the very helpful owner (John Matthews) who booked us into two rooms for two nights. When we...More

    Thank Room10England
    Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 4 October 2017

    What a lovely review. Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are a small team and it is a genuine team effort. Thanks for the wee mention also of my pet project, the Kitchen garden: Sylvia often tells me I yap...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

    The quality of everything in our stay was exceptional. Wonderful welcome and service from the owners John and Sylvia, superb and beautifully fitted rooms and outstanding food and wine. We ate dinner twice and both meals were really great and the breakfasts were a joy....More

    Thank David W
    Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 4 October 2017

    So pleased we created a wee memory for you both. Thank you for sharing your occasion with us. We know you could have chosen any destination and we do honestly value opportunities to make occasions special, [ not just saying that for trip advisor!] so...More

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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 172 - US$ 264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • 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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    christinegoodwin
    9 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
    26 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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