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Byrness, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Don't go here if you want a meal 🍴 as you will wait for anything up to 2 hrs as we all did. The service was lousy the meal was medioca and above all there was also a decrpensy over a poss smashed window that went near us. We won't be returning.

3 Thank Andy L
Durham, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I have stayed here a few times now when working in the area. Always try and book when I can. The rooms are clean and spacious. Although the building fronts on to the A68, the road is very quiet of a night, so no traffic noise to worry about and there is ample off road parking behind the hotel. The... More 

Thank NicPrussik
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Stayed with our two young children in a family room for 2 nights. Lovely bright room, spotlessly clean. No bath but strong shower. We could access the wifi for both the hotel and pub (both required passwords). Ate in hotel both nights, food was excellent, very good value for money, kids ate for free with a paying adult, no issues... More 

Thank gilski99
Southport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Stopped for 2 nights. Room old fashioned & bathroom in need of renovation but very clean & comfortable. Staff did not engage in any form of conversation although polite & smiles! that was it, so no atmosphere. When having an evening meal we had to politely ask another gentlemen at a nearby table if we could borrow his salt &... More 

Thank Pat1665
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Lovely room with very spacious bathroom.Slightly quaint but excellent comfort and cleanliness.Very reasonable price and worth every penny.Due to very early starts and other committments did not eat in hotel but restaurant/bar was busy with diners. Staff very friendly and helpful Will stay there again.

Thank morsel1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Stayed for two nights as a base for walking within the area. The room (number2) was very warm, had hot water, very crisp white sheets and incredibly clean however the toilet was a nightmare to flush and have read this is not a new problem. The food ordered at the bar was good but I feel the breakfasts could be... More 

Thank japat29
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Having a wee run to Kelso with our friends we decided to call into the Black Bull on Saturday 13/12/2014 for some lunch. No particular reason for this location other than we saw it from the road! What a pleasant surprise. We were welcomed and sat down in lovely comfortable surroundings (added to by the xmas decorations). There was another... More 

Thank BillMac30
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2014

When we arrived and booked in we were told where to find our room. It was freezing which was a disappointment given the fact we were to be changing. Fortunately we were only in it for 45 minutes. On returning at 10.45pm we discovered there was still no heating on in either the bathroom or bedroom. My husband went downstairs... More 

5 Thank pidgeon1247

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights with my boyfriend whilst he was taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon. We were pleasantly surprised with this quaint little hotel, we arrived late and we're still welcomed. Our room was situated on the first floor, whereby we had to climb a number of stairs, then walk down a long, non lit... More 

Thank amy123452014
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Have been here recently a couple of times for bar suppers. Excellent food and service with friendly staff. Great menu with huge choice. We have recommended the Black Bull to friends who were unaware that it has new owners who have clearly made improvements.

1 Thank Denise B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Prominent brilliant white hotel established 1780, and recently refurbished. Offering modern British cuisine and professional service.8 individual en-suite rooms. Great location for exploring the Scottish Borders, yet only half an hour from the centre of Edinburgh. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Bull Hotel

Address: 13-15 Market Place | Berwickshire, Lauder TD2 6SR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Lauder
Price Range: RM396 - RM529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Black Bull Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rear rooms would be quieter as the front is directly onto the road but this is not very busy due to the remote location.”
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“The ground floor rooms are brand new”
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“We saw a couple of other rooms as well and they were all a very high standard.”
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“Front rooms are right onto the High Street which is quite busy especially first thing in the mornings.”
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