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“Comfort, Space, Scenery, Hospitality”

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Glede Knowe Guest House
Ranked #1 of 8 Innerleithen B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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“Comfort, Space, Scenery, Hospitality”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

What a wonderful place for the last nights of our tandem bicycle tour of the Borders! Our room was spacious, clean, and modern. There was a lovely sitting room downstairs with magazines and pamphlets. (We found that most B and Bs in which we stayed had no sitting room and we often felt confined in our rooms. At Glede Knowe we had "the run of the house" and felt very free.) There was a garage for storage of our large tandem bicycle. Windows from our room and from the breakfast area overlook the town and the rich greenery of Scotland. The house was very quiet even though all rooms were filled. Our hostess, Alison, and her right hand person, Susan, were very friendly, generous with conversation. The "breakfast room" was more like an elegant dining room with the same views of the gorgeous hills and greenery surrounding Innerleithen. Breakfast was delicious with many choices. (Scrambled eggs with salmon highly recommended!) This is a wonderful guest house with welcoming hosts.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

We arrived at Glede Knowe soaked after 50 miles cycling and were straight away welcomed, our bikes stored and our wet shoes whisked off to be dryed out. What a relief at the end of the day to be somewhere so comfortable and welcoming.
Our room was spacious, spotlessly clean and very well appointed, and the ensuite shower room was lovely and modern with a big shower. We had a fabulous view across the valley.
Downstairs again, we were soon enjoying our tea and shortbread in the airy lounge, feeling very much at home. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners, who were just the right amount of attentive! They have totally nailed the art of B&B, providing a homely yet modern and relaxed environment for their guests.
At the other end of the lounge is the dining area where an excellent breakfast is served as you enjoy the view over their lovely garden, full of overflowing flower tubs when we were there, and the valley beyond. They will even supply crockery etc for you to eat an evening takeaway in the civilised surroundings of their dining room.
The guest house is set on the hillside only about 5 minutes walk to the centre of town. It would be an easy walk for most people. There is a short but steepish driveway into the property.
I was quite sad to have to leave again the next day after only one night. I wholeheartedly recommend Glede Knowe to anyone visiting Innerleithen.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Lovely guest house - rooms clean, comfortable, spacious, light with wonderful views and a very high standard. THe breakfast is sumptuous - fabulous fresh fruit salads, cooked breakfasts, porridge and very nice coffee indeed. The owners also let us have a picnic supper on their fantastic patio with views of the town and hills. Our bikes were looked after very well too! Very hospitable and comfortable, thank you.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

In company with 5 friends, I stayed here on Wednesday 23 July 2014. The house is beautiful, looking over a stunning valley and reminiscent of an alpine landscape.

Our rooms were very clean and comfortable, with a spacious and modern ensuite bathroom.

On arrival we were warmly greeted and immediately offered drinks. Breakfast was superb, with a huge choice of continental and/or full English.

We were cycling the coast and castles bike route, and the accommodation is perfectly situated to make this an ideal stop off. Our host, Alison, was very knowledgeable about the local area, and gave us some really useful information about the next days cycling, as well as providing secure storage for our bikes.

There is a very good hotel in the village for food / real ale ( if that is your thing!).

We had a fabulous stop off here and I. Would highly recommend it.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Stockton on Tees
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Just spent the weekend at Glede Knowe, over looking Innerleithen and the surrounding hills......beautiful setting.

Guest House itself is lovely and spacious. Excellent lounge for guests to use if they wish and lovely dining room over looking the gorgeous garden. Ate breakfast watching wild rabbits playing in the garden

Our room was a double with en suite. Very comfortable bed, airy room and large bathroom. Bedroom and bathroom were absolutely spotless. Bathroom had everything you needed and the room had plenty of refreshments......coffee, tea, milk, bottles of water and biscuits. The rooms also had a kettle, cups and even a hairdryer. Nothing spared, you literally just need to pack clothes and wash bag.

Breakfasts were buffet style with a choice of cereals, yogurts and fruit,,including two fruit juices. You also had a choice of cooked breakfast, continental breakfast or just toast. Cooked breakfasts to be requested the evening before. Tea or coffee served and top ups if required.

Lots of local knowledge from the owners,who were so friendly, warm and welcoming.

Can not fault Glede Knowe at all. Excellent stay all round and can fully recommend a visit.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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alisoninnerleithen, Owner at Glede Knowe Guest House, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Many thanks indeed from us for the lovely review we have received from you on Glede Knowe. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and all the amenities here at our guest house and hope to see you on a return visit on some future date.
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Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

Nice room, customized fresh-cooked breakfast, welcoming staff, a big lunch pack for our long day out and cute rabbits in the garden! Innerleithen is good for biking, and this is the place to stay! Loved it!!

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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alisoninnerleithen, Owner at Glede Knowe Guest House, responded to this review, 5 July 2014
Many thanks indeed for your review of Glede Knowe. The biking here in the Scottish Borders is excellent and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and the bunnies in the garden!
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Bathgate
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

This lovely guest house situated in Innerleithen in the Scottish borders was a pleasure
to stay in. The location with splendid views over the countryside could not have been better.
The rooms and service were excellent and I would commend it to anyone looking for a short stay in this beautiful part of Scotland.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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alisoninnerleithen, Owner at Glede Knowe Guest House, responded to this review, 5 July 2014
Many thanks indeed for taking the time to write a review of Glede Knowe. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you on a return visit to the Scottish Borders.
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Property: Glede Knowe Guest House
Address: 16 St. Ronan's Terrace, Innerleithen EH44 6RB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Innerleithen
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Innerleithen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Glede Knowe Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Glede Knowe, friendly, high quality accommodation in the village of Innerleithen, near Peebles, in the Scottish Borders. The house sits on an elevated site in an acre of quiet landscaped gardens with ample on-site parking. Rooms are spacious and furnished to the highest of standards and we provide a fresh cooked Scottish or continental breakfast. Ideal centre for touring castles, museums, gardens or a visit to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. ... more   less 
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