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Kelso, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2014

We had a very pleasant stay recently while we had work done on our house. The B & B itself is about 1 mile outside Kelso, a short drive from the excellent local restaurants etc. The owners, Janet & Bruce, are very friendly and welcoming with the house being spotless and warm which was important for us. Breakfast was very...

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Llanellen, Abergavenny
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Located a few minutes outside Kelso in quiet location, modern large house furnished to a good standard. Ample parking Friendly owner & good service, nice rooms, well maintained, warm, clean. Would use again

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Suffolk
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Stayed for a night on route to northern scotland. Pleasant owners,modern house with very good quality fittings. Well decorated and comfortable bedroom with excellent ensuite.very good breakfast. Tara is situated close to the river but is some distance from the town centre where you will find shops and a good selection of restaurants

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We stayed here in June. I must say I had a lovely time at this accommodation. Both Janet and Bruce did everything to make our stay comfortable – biscuits and a cuppa when I was reading in the garden and they kindly picked us up from the station. Bruce even dropped us off at a national trust castle – save...

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Midlands
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

This B&B is top notch. Very friendly, relaxed & helpful proprietor, who obviously enjoys running this B&B. The building is practically brand new & so is everything in it. Excellent ensuite bathroom, dvd tv, tea making facilities, hair dryer, straighteners. Situated on a quiet road 10-15 mins walk out of the delightful town of Kelso. If you want a good...

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bjtaylor123, Owner at Tara Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time and providing a very glowing review for us. The house was constructed by the owner as a home, with all the best fixtures and fittings, being amended as a B&B and ensuring that all facilities are of the best quality. Hopefully we have all that is required for first class accommodation. We are...

Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

I'm afraid one word simply doesn't cover it. With my trade I'm both fortunate and some cases unfortunate to stay in B&B/Hotels throughout Europe! My stay at the Tara with Janet&Bruce Taylor was second to none. My family were staying at the Tara on a sensitive matter as we were there to scatter my Fathers Ashes at Scott's view ....

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bjtaylor123, Owner at Tara Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks Eddy M for your compliments and full review. Janet and I will always try to ensure that your stay is 'home from home' and help when we can. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed our stay and intend to return. We look forward to you returning, albeit a trip from Cornwall is a long way to the...

Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Very welcoming and extremely helpful. Rooms are spotless and well equipped, in a convenient location for the town. Bruce offered to drop us off as I left the car in town to have a drink. Janet is very attentive and the breakfast cooked to order. A recommended stop off. Not often I say this but value for money!

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bjtaylor123, Owner at Tara Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Wow...that was quick. Thanks for your review and kind comments. Janet always keeps everything in tip top condition, so whether you're here for a night or stay longer all is 'spick and spam'. Look forward to welcoming you again and hopefully to stay longer, for your value for money.

Kelso, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Many thanks to Janet and Bruce for being wonderful hosts during our stay at the end of June. My wife and I stayed at Tara for four nights, and found it to be a a very enjoyable stay. The room was clean and bright, our bed was incredible comfortable, the shower was superb and the breakfasts were great. We will...

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bjtaylor123, Owner at Tara Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your very thoughtful and encouraging review. It is appreciation like this which spurs Janet on to looking after her guests. We both look forward to meeting up again, hopefully soon.

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Excellent hosts (Janet and Bruce) and a really lovely b&b. Great breakfast, comfortable bed, Bruce drove the 3 of us into Kelso both evenings to save us a 20 minute walk. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars (which I rarely give) is because there were no curtains let alone black-out blinds; I was in an East facing...

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bjtaylor123, Owner at Tara Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for devoting your time and providing a positive review for our B&B. We would however wish to question the issue of Scotland’s gorgeous sunlight entering the bedroom. The low level feature window has vertical blinds and the high level velux windows have proprietary integral roller blinds, all of which can be closed to block out light, if required. The...

Helensburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2014

I have just spent an excellent week end at tara bed and breakfast kelso.There is no doubt that this is the best small b/b that I have had the pleasure to stay in.It is located a five minute taxi ride from Kelso ensuring peace and tranquility during your stay.The owners Janet and Bruce are are extremely warm and welcoming and...

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bjtaylor123, Owner at Tara Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your kind comments. We are just on the edge of Kelso, only a few minutes in the car or a little walk along the river, in the most beautiful surroundings. We can always drive you into Kelso. Bruce wasn't asked to provide the winners!! Can't guarantee a winner at the races but glad you found the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tara provides luxury accommodation on the edge of Kelso and adjacent to the River Tweed with the aspect of a nice garden area over looking open countryside. The modern bespoke accommodation has been designed to the highest standards, all rooms have en-suites with power showers, free high speed wifi internet, freeview/DVD flat screen televisions, complimentary tray, ample storage and more. Require anything more? Just ask. Our aim and committment is to ensure our guests have a wonderful stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tara Bed and Breakfast

Address: Wooden Mill, Kelso TD5 8HF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Kelso
Price Range: £40 - £59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Tara Bed And Breakfast Kelso, Scotland
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“Try the large shower with built in sound ststem and jacuzzi!!”
 of 5 bubbles BARRYT251, 20 Nov 2014 | Read review
“all of the rooms are of an excellent standard.”
 of 5 bubbles ianauldbarclay, 2 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Family room fits 3 so great for 3 friends sharing.”
 of 5 bubbles 434siand, 8 Oct 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are good!”
 of 5 bubbles CheshireSunflowerz, 22 Oct 2012 | Read review
“If staying longer perhaps request the bigger room.”
 of 5 bubbles AmandaPerth, 2 Jul 2012 | Read review
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