Dryburgh Abbey Hotel - Melrose

St Boswells, Melrose, United Kingdom  show map
 4 stars
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Dryburgh Abbey Hotel - Melrose

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The comfortable Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is rated 4 stars and comprises 38 rooms with homely comforts. With accents of Victorian architecture, the hotel was built in 1845 and renovated in 2006.

Major Melrose sights, such as Muirfield and Muirfield Golf Club are located nearby. The venue is set within 1 km from Melrose city center.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel offers a wonderful view to its guests.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel can be reached in 65 minutes by car from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The rooms in Dryburgh Abbey Hotel come with climate control, satellite television, a writing table, wireless internet and a safe. The luxury rooms feature the garden view. They also comprise private bathrooms appointed with a bathtub, free toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Residents can try dishes of seasonal cuisine at the restaurant. At the refurbished lounge bar guests will enjoy a selection of coffee and afternoon tea. Guests will find the coffee shop The Main Street Trading Company Cafe within a 10-minute walk.

Services

Business facilities feature computers, a conference room and a business centre.

Relax

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel provides meals and a pool for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   38.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • Limited time reception
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Bicycle storage
  • Coffee shop

Sports & Fitness

  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Children's menu
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Sauna

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Central heating
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
All children
3 - 12 years
Extra bed GBP 25
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Dryburgh Abbey Hotel - Melrose Melrose location
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Hotel Address:

St Boswells, Melrose, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Melrose
    1000 ft
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    38

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Rooms and availability

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel photos Room
Abbey Twin or Double Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • General:Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Many of the Abbey Rooms have wonderful views of the hotel’s gardens. There are some Abbey bedrooms available on the ground floor.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Double Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    295 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Rooms are 27 square metres.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Suite
  • Room size:

    380 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

This suite features a bathrobe.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel photos Room
Abbey Double Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Rooms are 15 square metres.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Double Room
  • Room size:

    110 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Rooms are 10 square metres.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Room size:

    110 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • General:Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This en suite room comes with complimentary toiletries, tea/coffee-making facilities and a TV.

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center700 ft

Theaters

  • Wynd Theatre3.0 mi

Local attractions

  • Old Gala House6.6 mi
    Scott Crescent, Galashiels
  • Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom7.8 mi
    Market Place, Selkirk
  • Mary Queen of Scots House7.9 mi
    Queen Street, Jedburgh
  • Bank Street Gardens6.7 mi
    Bank Street, Galashiels
  • Halliwell's House Museum7.8 mi
    Market Place, Selkirk
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    38

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMelroseDryburgh Abbey Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Dryburgh Abbey Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 295 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.9
Rooms
8.3
Service
8.2
Value
7.4

Guest reviews

  • Single
    5.8

    Location is stunning

    Pretty old fashioned hotel, "elderly" audience and dito ambience!

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The setting of the hotel was very rural and peaceful. Good access, by car, to the Border Region from Edingburgh to Berwick upon Tweed.

    Because of the position of the hotel it was a little inconvenient to go anywhere else for dinner consequently a broader choice of menu in the Abbey Bar would probably be appreciated by clients staying longer than one or two nights.

  • Single
    7.8

    The Hotel is not easy to find but worth the roundabout drive as the location is beautiful - very quiet with a lovely outlook on the ruins of Dryburgh Abbey and over the River Tweed. I arrived late in the afternoon and was given a warm welcome by the staff and the hotel dog and enjoyed a delicious dinner in the bar, as an alternative to the fine dining experience of the dining room. The food was excellent as was my glass of wine.

    When I reached the dining room for breakfast, only one table was occupied. As it was a beautiful morning I asked to sit in the bay window so I could enjoy the view. I was given very short shrift and was told those tables were laid up for couples, so not available to me. I was then shown to the worst table in the room, laid for one person. As a single woman, I was appalled by this treatment and informed Reception when I left that my experience had completely tarnished what until then had been a most enjoyable stay. I have travelled all over the world without encountering this archaic attitude and found it disappointing to say the least. The tables I wanted to sit at were both still empty when I left.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The peaceful setting on the banks of the River Tweed with wonderfully scenic walks from the doorstep - especially useful for our active dog - made this holiday very relaxing. The staff are always welcoming and the food is of high quality. As our stay was for 9 nights, we greatly appreciated the room upgrade from standard to Abbey.

    Just a small criticism: because our stay was for 9 nights, we had a lot of luggage (along with dog bed etc.), but were not offered any assistance with our baggage or shown our rooms. As we are aged 73 and 80, this would have been appreciated.

  • Older travelers
    4.4

    Unfortunately not much!

    Service standards very low and cleanliness not very good

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Fantastic location and lovely room, the meal in the evening was excellent and not to pricey.

    The wine with the meal was over priced the cheapest at £22.00 a bottle.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Position was good. Bed was comfortable.Lovely crisp white bedding. Easy access to Abbey. Extra pillows, tea bags and milk provided quickly and efficiently.

    Very expensive. The hotel (apart from the dining room) was in need of repair and looked very worn and tired. Carpets in bedroom very flat and looked bare in places and stained. The housekeeping staff had obviously done their best but it must be hard to keep up standards. The window frames were bare wood in places. The tv was very dated (old tube type). The shower worked but was very cheap plastic and did not match the rest of the chrome fittings. Curtains very thin and did not block out the light. Why is there another curtain rail is this for a missing blackout curtain? Breakfast was very basic. Not very hot (plate was though?) and single slice of bacon was not cooked in the middle.

  • Couple
    9.2

    fantastic location, beautiful grounds, probably one of the best welcomes we have received on arrival at a hotel

    rooms was lovely and bright but looked a bit tired. some of the furniture looked in need of replacing

  • Single
    8.0

    Friendly reception and welcome.A Reasonable rom but the hotel seemed due for a spot of redecoration

  • Single
    6.6

    Loved the location. Beautiful place and went for a long walk along the river. Liked the swimming pool. Staff on the whole were really friendly.

    It was a little tired inside - all felt a bit dated. The food in the Tweed Restaurant was expensive, fussy and not particularly wonderful.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The suprise of a pool and sauna

    Thought the Abbey room would have been larger

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Friendly, efficient staff

    Tired - in need of a make-over in public areas and rooms. Small room. Expensive food for quality of hotel & dining rrom (this room not as billed - small tables and not expansive views)

  • Single
    9.6

    The location is stunning. There are many walks nearby, and some fascinating local history. The rooms were well equipped and spacious, and the welcome friendly and efficient. Difficult to say what I liked best - the whole experience was most enjoyable.

    My only quibble is that the mark-up on wine in the bistro was excessive

  • Couple
    4.6

    The view from the restaurant over looking the river and the breakfast was fantastic - non greasy and tastey fry-up.

    Room was rather small for the price, shower flow was rubbish- shower head just needed descaling and hotel generally needed a bit of tlc.

  • Single
    7.8

    Nice quiet hotel ,friendly staff.fantastic breakfast.

    Rooms a little old fashioned,could do with a gym

How to reach hotel

hotel Dryburgh Abbey Hotel - Melrose Melrose location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

St Boswells, Melrose, United Kingdom

Get directions
City Center
  • Melrose
    1000 ft
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    38

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMelroseDryburgh Abbey Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

Use Badge