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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We stayed 3 nights at the Hawthornbank Guest House in May and were most impressed with our room and breakfast. The views from our bedroom were lovely and the walk into town only took 10 minutes. We managed to see the Flying Scotsman while we were there. The staff were friendly and very helpful and we would love to stay...

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We stayed in Room 2, it was spacious and beautiful. Loved the shower! We had a full Breakfast which was cooked freshly for us. It is very relaxed and they let us decide what time we wanted breakfast! Easy check in/out

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 January 2016

My husband and I visited our daughter while she studied abroad in Galashiels. We can't say enough about our stay here. Helen and Ian were wonderful, friendly, and accommodating hosts; and our room was beautiful as well as very comfortable! We enjoyed the breakfasts each day, and Helen graciously invited our daughter to have breakfast with us during our stay....

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Thank Pam Y
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Delightful guesthouse conveniently situated for the re-opened railway line to Edinburgh, and Galashiels town centre. We stayed 2 nights at the end of September and will certainly stay again without any hesitation. Excellent hosting from Helen and Ian, lovely lounge, great selection of books, fantastic full breakfast, room superb, very comfortable, clean and spacious, 5 stars all the way!

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Thank John D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Stayed here again whilst walking the southern upland way,almost reluctant to write this as I would be so disappointed if I couldn't get booked in again in the future.This is a belter of a Guesthouse, Helen and her husband are perfect hosts >rooms are straight out of 5 star hotel,and the hot tub after a days walking completely takes away...

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Thank shetland62
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Stayed here for one night at the end of June and really enjoyed it. The room was absolutely first class and the breakfast was fantastic! I am moving to the area and will certainly be recommending this Guest House to friends and family when they come to visit.

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gateshead
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

I have travelled to many hotels all over the world and stayed in lots of B&B's I find the B&B's better than hotels as it's someone's home and business and that means more to them than any hotel manager. This place is right up there one of the very best I have every stayed in. Very classy furniture and rooms,...

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Thank pinder35onholiday
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Our first time at this guest house, we came with friends to celebrate a birthday. Helen and Ian the owners could not have been more welcoming. We were looked after from the moment we arrived. A lovely breakfast, with a great choice. The standards in this Guest house were top class, could not fault a thing. The sister pub and...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Having stayed once again at this outstanding B & B. It just appears to be better each time (If that's possible). The fabulous welcome, to the warm approach throughout our two nights visit was second to none. Helen and Ian are so fabulous, and from the moment you arrive till the time you leave, you are treated like Royalty. The...

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1Thank DougieEdinburgh
fife, scotland
Reviewed 20 April 2015

we stayed here at weekend, were down with friends. they arrived before us and as the weather was glorious we found them in the hot tub!! this guest house was brilliant. the owners were extremely welcoming. there was a nice relaxing lounge, bright breakfast room, large conservatory with reclining chairs and then outside the hot tub area with chairs and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautifully presented boutique style Guest House, set in the beautiful centre of the Scottish Borders. Fantastic views offering the following: grand rooms, all en-suite, king-size beds, hot tub, fluffy soft towels, open log fires, wi-fi, steam showers with lighting effects, flat screen TVs, organically fresh sourced food .... pure luxury. ... more   less 

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Address: Hawthorn Bank High Road, Galashiels TD1 2BD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Galashiels
Number of rooms: 9
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