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Overview
Windlestraw Lodge Galashiels Road, Walkerburn EH43 6AA Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Pets Allowed
5 Star accommodation
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All reviews tweed valley sun room husband and wife team both dinner and breakfast warm welcome wonderful hosts taste and presentation course menu homemade shortbread pre dinner drinks fixed menu small hotel fantastic food scottish borders restaurant with rooms free standing bath each evening
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just had our third stay at this beautiful small hotel. The awards that John and Sylvia are notching up say it all about their first class service and attention to detail. The bedrooms are wonderfully comfortable and spotless, the lounges want you to...More

Thank PoisFisher
Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 4 weeks ago

They say ''Third time is the charm'' but in our case Third time is a pleasure!. Guests who return are the foundation upon which we can build and we cannot thank you enough. We hope with each visit you will see change and improvement and...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018

Do you believe in love at first sight? We soon fell in love with the charming and welcoming rooms of this manor and the quality of the cuisine that you could consider at the same level as a starred restaurant of Michellin's Guide. But what...More

Thank Beatrice S
Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 29 September 2018

Who doesnt believe in love at first sight? surely we all do! It was a joy to look after two wonderful guests from Italy and we are so pleased you loved your stay with us. We think Windlestraw is very special place and we are...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Have just returned from an overnight stay at Windlestraw. The staff there were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Dinner was superb, as was breakfast. Our room was luxurious and the bed was the best I have ever slept in. It was our first visit...More

Thank Paulineuna
Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you very much for visiting us and for sharing your experience. Looking forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Anniversary time, and one of our children, who lives in the Borders, told us not to go to the hotel that we were looking at, but to go to Windlestraw, which we would find to be a real treat. He was correct. It is a...More

Thank HUGH C
Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 29 September 2018

We are pleased you took the advice on offer from your children and more pleased to have lived up to their recommendation. We do indeed love Windlestraw and we hope that all our guests leave with a little piece of Windlestraw in their hearts. We...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Eight of us spent a wonderful overnight stay at Windlestraw as a surprise "big birthday" clelebration for me and my twin sister !! My son-in-law found this and booked on the strength of the fantastic reviews and we were not disappointed - what a find...More

Thank MILLSIE1945
Response from Sylvia M, Owner at WindlestrawResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you for sharing your double celebration with us!. Its always fun to host family or a group of friends for special occasions and we really enjoyed pampering you. So glad you enjoyed your stay . Looking forward to welcoming you back for an extended...More

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About
Description
A unique getaway destination close to Edinburgh but in the heart of the beautiful Border countryside with outstanding views of the River Tweed and Tweed Valley. Relax and enjoy the splendour and location of this More beautiful Edwardian Manor house, combined with superb food, fine wines and relaxed but professional hospitality from owners John and Sylvia Matthews Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$167 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Windlestraw Lodge Scottish Borders Hotel Walkerburn
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Windlestraw Hotel Walkerburn
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Windlestraw Walkerburn, Borders, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Walkerburn
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$167 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Windlestraw Lodge Scottish Borders Hotel Walkerburn
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Windlestraw Hotel Walkerburn
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Windlestraw Walkerburn, Borders, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Walkerburn
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Traveller (70)
Dining (29)
Room & Suite (25)
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Questions & Answers
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ActDB
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
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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Room Tips
"Macintosh has a bath that is over a hundred years old and is a real treat. Enjoy."
PoisFisher
4 weeks ago
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"Their are six rooms in the hotel & we as a family occupied four - faultless - you would not be..."
MILLSIE1945
27 Aug 2018
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"All 6 rooms look lovely"
GreyhoundgirlGlasgow
25 May 2018
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"All perfect, service 5* location 5* cleanliness 5*"
keelypopham
20 Dec 2017
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