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Kingsknowes Hotel

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West Midlands
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I'm not a hotel snob ... Honest !!! I was horrified when I arrived and looked at the dirt / cobwebs around the entrance - I continued through to a grand reception hall to be met by the friendliest hotel staff / owners ever My room decor was dated but the space & cleanliness was good A colleague who had...

Thank Louise P
Earlston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The hotel is on the southern edge of Galashiels in a lovely peaceful setting overlooking the Eildon Hills ample parking. We had an evening meal there and my salmon was delicious. For dessert I chose chocolate and orange tart. I expected it to be a slice, but it came as an individual pastry case with solid chocolate filling, and garnished...

Thank Susan D
Kelso, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This property continues to improve and develop. It is superbly located with great views to the Hills,The River Tweed and Abbotsford House. Rooms are extremely comfortable and the food very good indeed. Friendly and professional. Family run.

Thank johnchristinewright
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Just back from 2 night stay at Kingsknowes, had a wonderful stay ,must congratulate the staff who were brilliant. The food was lovely ,we ate in the bar on the first night and the dining room the 2nd there were 10 of us and the service/food was excellent. A good breakfast which was freshly cooked, accommodation good and we will...

Thank Pamela M
Galashiels, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I have been a regular visitor to the Kingsknowes Hotel since Christmas 2015, staying several nights a week in different rooms. There are three quality aspects that I judge when I stay away from home; these the staff, the food and the quality of sleep. So in simple terms; I have on every occasion been delighted by the warm welcome...

Thank davecU9372ZQ
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Good size room and bathroom. Cleaning issues were the dirty toilet brush and windows. The TV remote control was not working, so had to go over to the TV to change channels and sound level. Vegetarian breakfast only consisted of beans, tomatoes, mushrooms and egg.

Thank JAC2424
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Stayed here for one night while traveling north. The whole experience reminded me of staying at a friend’s Hunting Lodge in The Highlands back in the 1980’s. The building is magnificent with some lovely period features, including a truly spectacular conservatory complete with productive grape vine, consistent with its original owners desire to show off his wealth and importance when...

1Thank Waldo54
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I was booked into stay here for four nights from a Monday. On check in we were greeted by a pleasant gentleman who offered information about dinner and breakfast times. I was given room 24 on the second floor. It was small but clean and well presented. I found the room a bit stuffy once I came in but this...

Thank Claire K
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We were stunned and delighted by the fantastic corner suite double bedroom we were shown to on arrival on a frosty Friday night. The room was really large with curved bay window (in the turret!), lovely traditional feature fireplace and furnishings and really comfortable bed. We were surprised to have an adjoining twin room (could have brought the kids) and...

Thank Archimum
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Having visited the hotel on many occasions we attended a function there on saturdau and spent the night. Rooms were great and massive compared to the normal modern hotels. Seating rea, bed, large bathroom. Old fashioned in style but fully functional, nice change from todays modern type hotels. Bar prices great and nobody will be riped off. Food was excellent...

Thank deke123

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Kingsknowes Hotel

Address: Selkirk Rd, Galashiels TD1 3HY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Galashiels
Price Range: $142 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kingsknowes Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Enquire re availability of WiFi before booking if that's essential for your trip.”
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 of 5 bubbles georges1961, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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