Fodor's Expert Review Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

Off B6404, St. Boswells, The Scottish Borders, TD6 0RQ, Scotland

Mature woodlands and verdant lawns surround this imposing, 19th-century mansion-turned-hotel, which is adjacent to the ruins of Dryburgh Abbey on a sweeping bend of the River Tweed. Throughout the hotel you'll feel a sense of peace and quiet in keeping with the location. The public rooms are comfortable while bedrooms are elegant and for the most part quite large; some have canopy beds. The bistro looks out onto the sweeping lawns, and there is a separate breakfast room. Also, unusually for this area, the hotel has a swimming pool.

PROS

  • beautiful grounds
  • romantic setting
  • swimming pool, a rarity in this part of the country

CONS

  • some rooms need to be freshened up
  • service can be on the slow side
  • some (but not all) rooms look out onto the grounds

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Intimate
Countryside
Grande Dame
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 01835-822261

HOTEL DETAILS

38 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast

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