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Allan Ramsay Hotel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from a few days in Edinburgh . We arrived just after 3 and they had actually stopped serving food but the chef agreed to do a meal for the four of us. Food was excellent. Lovely cosy old fashioned pub. Friendly service. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Louise D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A group of friends stayed the night before a shoot; we needed somewhere simple, friendly, local, warm and clean with good local food and the Allan Ramsay ticked all of the boxes. The rooms were warm and clean, with a good welcome and a buzzy atmosphere. Service was very good and we were given a private area in case we...

Thank paul c
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We booked this as an ideal stop on the way to Edinburgh so we could get an early start next morning; it was fantastic and we will be booking again. Rooms are great and very clean, staff are really friendly and helpful; the inn itself is really cosey and has a good vibe about it. On top of that the...

Thank TZoono
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Excellent location for access to Edinburgh.Food v,good. Room comfortable. Welcome from proprietors and staff very friendly.Open fire for nice atmosphere. Would not hesitate to recommend to anybody wishing to break a journey to Edinburgh.

Thank johndodd394
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A gem of a place. Warm log fires, clean and comfortable bedrooms, excellent food and drink, great service from friendly and knowledgeable staff. I felt extremely welcomed and superbly looked after during my three night stay. Great walks nearby, especially over the Roman Road to West Linton. Cosy hotel, delicious food, fascinating exhibition about Allan Ramsay inside and highly recommended.

Thank E L
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Usual hotel full..so looked a little further afield..great find 3 bed apartment..had dinner there which was probably some of the best food we have had in Scotland and that includes 5 star hotels like the St Andrews Hotel

Thank Davidgolfer
London UK
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

As soon as I arrived I had a happy feeling about this hotel. I got a very warm welcome and I was immediately charmed by the place. My room was comfortable and characterful and very tranquil. I had a great dinner - really excellent home cooking and a great real ale made it a perfect evening after a day's biking....

Thank seangriffin
Midlothian, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Allan Ramsay seems to have changed hands a few times in recent years. Was once a great 'gastro pub' before the term was created then seemed to go downhill. So called in to try it out again. Glad we did. Really super game pie. Lovely staff and dog friendly too. Really looking forward to the Allan Ramsay Festival that...

Thank James G
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

6 of us stayed in the flat on a Saturday night as we were guests at a wedding in Newhall estate which was 5 mins in a taxi. The staff were so friendly , made us very welcome organised the taxi and brought our food in to the flat for us The flat was lovely , very clean and beds...

Thank Rachel M
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from staying here for 3 nights, and I have to say we received a very warm welcome when we checked in, the rooms are very clean, we had room 2 which is quite spacious, although it faces on to the road we were not disturbed by road noise, there are 2 lovely girls serving behind the...

Thank Markksmith

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Allan Ramsay Hotel is a charming old coaching inn dating from 1792. The hotel is named after the celebrated Scottish poet - Allan Ramsay, whose statue can be seen in Princes Street Gardens near Edinburgh Castle. It has 4 comfortable bedrooms, all ensuite, with a restaurant and popular bar downstairs, both with open fires. It is located in the village of Carlops, on the main road (A702)to Edinburgh (about 12 miles away). Nearby are the beautiful Pentlands Hills, making the hotel a popular destination for hill-walkers and tourists alike. The Allan Ramsay Hotel offers a quiet spot from which to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside or a convenient base for those wanting to enjoy the delights in the City of Edinburgh. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Allan Ramsay Hotel

Address: A 702 Edinburgh Road, Carlops EH26 9NF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Carlops
Price Range: $94 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Allan Ramsay Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All are pretty good, and there's a connected flat for larger groups or families.”
 of 5 bubbles paulc352, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“great food”
 of 5 bubbles Davidgolfer, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The room at the back is quieter and away from the busy main road but overlooks another property”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaSReid, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The staff are great and really friendly, food is good but if you stay on a Saturday night you might be lucky enough to hear the one of the bends or singers. Thank you”
 of 5 bubbles Buildman1965, 20 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room 4 is cosy and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles jonnyk115, 22 Dec 2014 | Read review
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