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Dunbar
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very good quality accommodation and excellent full Scottish breakfast. Owners were very friendly too. As we were cycling, there was room to safely store our bikes. Would recommend to anyone staying in Melrose.

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Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I stayed here for one night in September prior to starting St Cuthbert's Way. The location is very good. Very close to Melrose Abbey, close to the start of St Cuthbert's Way and close to both the South Uplands Way and the Borders Abbeys Way. Braidwood is one street back from the main street with very easy access to the...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stayed in this beautiful little B&B for one night to attend a wedding. The staff were excellent, especially Helen. She opened the kitchen 15 minutes early so I wouldn't leave without having breakfast because my train back was very early in the morning. The room was very clean and cozy. I would definitely recommend this lovely B&B for anyone looking...

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Bloomington, IN
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had a very comfortable night in Braidwood house. Breakfast was superb. Be aware that the steps are steep and if this is an issue for you, see if you can book the ground floor room. We were on the third level under the eaves and low ceilings but still enjoyed our spacious room. The bathroom was a large space...

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Amble, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We stayed here for one night at the end of May - it is a lovely little B&B, ideally located and there is on street parking and car park nearby. We were able to get into our room a little earlier than 3pm, we were welcomed by the owners sister (she was looking after the B&B for the weekend) she...

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New Mexico
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Melrose was my first stop on my first trip to Scotland, which was the first time I've traveled alone in another country as well. I'd chosen the Braidwood for my stay of two nights, 9 and 10 May 2016, based on its website, reviews, and calling the Braidwood from the States to make the booking, and I'm so happy I...

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Drayton Parslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here after completing St Cuthbert's Way. Very comfortable B&B in Victorian house. Room was clean and tidy. Tea and coffee facilities in room. Shower ok. Breakfast was very good. Friendly owners. Very close to town centre and abbey.

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Borders, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Very comfortable stay with an excellent breakfast.Owners are friendly and helpful.We have brought are dog both times and no problems.Nice and quiet at night yet close to everything that you want.Parking was fine.

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Scotland
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The most comfortable bed you could wish for! Lovely B&B in the centre of Melrose. Friendly hosts and very helpful. Great breakfast with a range of dishes to choose from. Happy to do an early breakfast as we had a bus to catch. Very quiet at night.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Very friendly and helpful couple own and run this guesthouse ,which is in a one way street next to the Post Office and very near restaurants and pubs for eating in the evening. Everything was of the highest quality and we would happily stay there again. Parking can be a little difficult in the street outside but is free in...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Townhouse built in the mid 1800's offers an ideal place to stay whilst discovering the delights of Melrose .Situated only 100 meters from the Abbey and within a few minutes walk of excellent Restaurants and Pubs we are ideally positioned to offer walkers, cyclists, and tourists a warm welcome to the town. The building has been tastefully updated over time but purposefully allowed to retain all the charm and character of a house of its period. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Braidwood Guest House

Address: 8 Buccleuch Street | Buccleuch Street, Melrose TD6 9LD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Melrose
Number of rooms: 4
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“twin room was ideal”
 of 5 bubbles jakeycentral, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for lower floors if needed”
 of 5 bubbles 160lynnj, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top room is lovely but hot in the summer months”
 of 5 bubbles amesthomp, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“The room downstairs doesn't have an ensuite bathroom; it's private, up the stairs. Room is across from the breakfast room.”
 of 5 bubbles SouthwesternLass, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has slanted ceilings but is fine unless you are very tall”
 of 5 bubbles YorkFloyd, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
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