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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy hotel which is cheap and cheerful. Half board rates around £50 per night. Clean rooms, comfortable beds. Hotel is around 1 mile from town centre. No problem with this as the walk into town and back is pleasant.

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James M, General Manager at Bay Waverley Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bigwingy Thank you for your review and we are please you found everything to your satisfacion. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the future Regards James

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was a good choice for us when we came to Melrose for rugby 7s. About a mile walk from the town, which meant it was away from the noise of rugby revellers on the Saturday night. I would advise booking a premium room as although the standard room is clean and comfortable, a small additional charge for the...

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James M, General Manager at Bay Waverley Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MacGadget Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed the 7's weekend and the hotel. We look forward to being able to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards James

England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Self drive weekend with friends. Typical Shearings hotel. Rooms good enough for the weekend white bedding very clean and lovely fluffy towels. Food pretty much standard but noticed salads had been removed from menu choices a huge disappointment for me. Breakfast excellent choice although the hash browns were very hard and greasy. The staff were very slow at refilling tea...

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James M, General Manager at Bay Waverley Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear isobeloffife Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay and we are sorry you encountered an issue with one of our staff. The individual concerned has been spoken to and I can assure you this is not the norm - as you found with David who has asked me to say thank you for the special...

South West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't sure what to expect as the price was so low but I need not have been concerned as everything was first class throughout. On the second day of my holiday I had the misfortune to have lost my purse, all my money, cards, ID whilst on an excursion to Edinburgh. The Manager of the Hotel, James was extremely...

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James M, General Manager at Bay Waverley Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Occidental40 Thank you for your lovely review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that loosing your purse didn't spoil your holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Waverley Castle Hotel in the future Kind regards James

Arbroath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful staff, great food on offer. Good value for money. Entertainment at night, high standard , but a bit near the bone which is sad as it was good. Ideal location for seeing the borders. Easy access as well from all routes

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James M, General Manager at Bay Waverley Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lezt45cdo Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and we are please that you enjoyed your stay and found it good value for money. I have passed on your comments to our entertainers for the future We hope to welcome you back to the Waverley Castle in the future Kind regards James

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first trip to the Waverley castle hotel, the journey was a quick one as we joined coach at Newcastle, we travelled with national holidays, all passengers were from the north east. We arrived before 3o'clock after a short visit to the lovely Melrose. Impressed with the lovely clean and picturesque town. A quick check in at the hotel and...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Back to one of my favourite Bay Hotels with Shearings. The refurbishments are going along fine. Nice to see the long serving staff are still here. Our coach driver Stuart is excellent as is Rita who did the meet and greet bit when we arrived. Ben the restaurant manager is a very professional worker. All the staff were brilliant. What...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Returned from a 5 days Shearings break and had a great time. Melrose is only a 2hr journey from the pick up point of Washington services so arrived at the hotel for 3pm in daylight which is a first for us on a Shearings trip. Met at the hotel by the ever helpful assistant manager Rita who explained the H&S...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd Monday - Friday trip on a coach and it did not disappoint. The hotel was lovely, our room was large with a generous size bathroom. The food was very nice, portioned just right when having 3 courses, Also entertainment each night with a few games of bingo to keep all ages happy. Last but certainly not...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

we stayed here the same week last year on the same coach trip. Although our room was considerably better than last year the food was certainly worse, everything done cheap to a budget. Hotel quite old fashioned and run down in certain areas. Reasonably clean everywhere and staff quite friendly. Rooms clean and reasonable size but bathroom was tiny. You...

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James M, General Manager at Bay Waverley Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Geoff L Thank you for taking the time to review your staff - we are disappointed you didn't enjoy your meals - as you will see from many reviews on the site the meals are normally well received. We wish you well in your future travels Regards James

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  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The stately looking Waverley Castle Hotel, situated one mile outside the town of Melrose, is set splendidly in five acres of rolling parkland at the heart of the Scottish Borders. Nestling between the River Tweed and the Eildon Hills, it is a stunning building boasting stunning views. Guests can happily relax in the Eildon Restaurant and enjoy outstanding views out over the Eildon Hills. After dinner you can continue your evening in the welcoming bar and ballroom where you can dance the night away to our excellent evening entertainment. The area is perfect for those who like to get out and explore. There are several sightseeing walks to enjoy nearby including one along the River Tweed. Historical Edinburgh is easily accessible by car for a day trip and is well worth a visit for the castle, shops, architecture and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Waverley Castle Hotel

Address: Waverley Road | Waverley Road, Melrose TD6 9AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Melrose
Price Range: $166 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Waverley Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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“If attending Melrose Rugby Sevens, this is the hotel to choose as town very noisy at night.”
bigwingy, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Take the upgrade option it's worth it”
lezt45cdo, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we had ground floor . very quiet”
GeoffL835, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Floor 2 all rooms have a good view”
anthonycK79SP, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms on right side third floor are quiter as his the ground floor”
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idamay, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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