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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...

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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.

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Berkshire
Reviewed 14 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Calcutta Cup weekend 2016 and, as it turned out, what a splendid choice as a base for our foray to Murrayfield for the match. Our choice for the weekend was inspired if more by guess work than calculation. Kingsknowes sits at the end of an unprepossessing housing estate on the southern edge of Galashiels. However don’t be misled because the...

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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

We had a family meal here and was expecting it to be really good as it's a beautiful setting for a hotel. Food was good and a good choice of menu unfortunately the waitresses were poor and very slow in all areas. This let the experience down but we will return and let's hope they have improved their skills and...

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Family meal for 5 adults and 2 kids. Booked and ordered in advance. The Hotel was extremely busy but they had plenty of Staff on including a meet and greeter at the front door. Meal and service excellent and great value for money. Also really good atmosphere in the cocktail bar where many people ended up after eating and could...

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Thank Donald F
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The kingsknowes is an old mansion house converted to a hotel. Wonderful large rooms, a peaceful quiet location and wonderful staff. We arrived early as we wanted to go to Edinburgh for the day and checked in. We enquired if it would be easier and quicker to go to Tweedbank or Gala for the train as we would be walking....

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Kingsknowes Hotel

Address: Selkirk Rd, Galashiels TD1 3HY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Galashiels
Price Range: $155 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kingsknowes Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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