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blackburn
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 3 night stay with shearings . Staff were great as was the food and nothing was too much trouble if a request was made. The trips to edinborough and peebles were good and our driver Robert knew the area so well of course. We went on the Royal Britannia well worth a visit but make sure...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my third visit to this hotel over a number of years. Evidence of refurbishment to a good standard of common areas. However, use of oil filled electric radiators could be upgraded to full central heating in bedrooms. Staff were very helpful especially as our coach was delayed and we arrived at 9 pm for a 3 course dinner...

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

Dear JEFFREY G Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and we are pleased to see you enjoyed your meals during your stay. We do have a new heating system planned in the next year so hopefully by your next visit this will have been done! We hope to welcome you back to the...

Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a great weekend here , indeed our second. The main rooms are lovely, well decorated and comfortable. The entertainment is great and the food very acceptable. There has to be a downside and unfortunately the bedrooms although warm and clean are a little tired but still comfortable. Wouldn't put me off staying there again . Thouroughly enjoyed it

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

Dear cumbrian69 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are continually refurbishing rooms so hopefully next time you visit you will get one of our newer rooms. This can be guaranteed by booking one of our standard plus rooms! We hope to welcome you back...

Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very pleasant visit to the Bay Hotel Waverley Castle on the outskirts of the lovely town of Melrose Scotland. Nice ride up from the interchange at Gretna, Bob our driver a mine of information making the tour well informed, Couldn't find a fault with the overall experience in the Hotel, lovely spotlessly clean room , bathroom same as was...

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

Dear Michael M Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay. We are delighted you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. We are lucky to have so many places to go as stated in easy travelling distances. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future Kind regards James

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just come back from the Waverley Castle in Melrose I can honestly say it is one of the most comfortable hotels that Shearings has to offer, for a holiday choice everything about the hotel gets a 10 out of ten in my opinion, Staff all so helpful. rooms lovely and warm, hotel so clean, meals well thought out and hot...

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

Dear jo w Many thanks for your lovely review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to be able to welcome you back to the Waverley Castle in the near future Kind regards James

Trimdon, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just come back Friday from a 5 day trip with national holiday,second time here and yet again had a great time.room nice .meals lovely ,even tried haggis for the 1st time and it was nice.waiter was very gud,but im not very gud with names as with a man on reception also very helpful offered to oil my squeaky wheel on...

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

Dear Andrea W Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and we are pleased to read you enjoyed your stay. Well done for trying the haggis - its has to be tried!! We look forward to welcoming you back for the third time in the near future Kind regards James

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, brother and I booked to go back with Shearing's as we had a great New Year 2015/16 at Waverley Castle. This year 2016/17 was also a great New Year despite me having 'flu as did some of the other of the travelers. I love the hotel and the atmosphere you get from first entering the hotel. James and...

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

Dear Wendz11 Thank you for your lovely review of your New Year break with us and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Graham thanks you for the special mention! We look forward to seeing you again for next Hogmanay if not before! Kind regards James

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a Shearings 5 Day Coach Holiday and found it to be a very nice hotel with good food, great entertainment, an included trip to Edinburgh and a trip to Hawick plus four free drinks on Wednesday. What a bargain at £109 each. We had a feeder coach to Gretna Green to join the coach to Melrose. There are...

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

Dear vivEngland Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and I am so pleased you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the future Kind regards James

Nottinghamshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you to James, and all the staff at the Melrose for ensuring I was well cared for, well fed, and comfortable at Christmas. Just returned from a Christmas break with Shearings 23.12 - 27.12. I was in room 313 which was a single. It was clean, warm and comfortable (and I spent a lot of time in there). Whilst...

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

Dear WIND-KNOWS-MY-NAME Thank you for your lovely review of your stay and hope that you have fully recovered from the flu bug! It certainly seems to have hit people all over the country. It was our pleasure to be able to do what we could for you and are pleased that you felt cared for. We hope to be able...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just came back from a short break, as. A national holidays trip, after a stop at Gretna green and hawick, we arrived at 3-30, we were greeted by a member of staff and information regarding the hotel was offered. We were in room 325, after asking for a quiet room, the hotel has gradually been refurbished over our many visits,...

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

Dear tony7 Thank you for taking the time to review your "twixmas" break with us - the issue with the shower was rectified and we thank you for bringing this to our attention. We have investigated the issue with the member of staff and have taken appropriate action with regards to this. I sincerely apologise for this and can assure...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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: $126 - $204 (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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“Up grade ure room ,ask for whatever you require before arriving at the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles edwardw288, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at rear of hotel quieter as hotel is on but well set back from a main road.”
 of 5 bubbles 762jeffreyg, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the lower floor are large and quite”
 of 5 bubbles jow292, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We pre-booked our room on the ground floor, it was very quiet as the ballroom is on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Wendz11, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Single room 313 was bigger than single room 314 - but all were adequate, warm, clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles WIND-KNOWS-MY-NAME, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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