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“Excellent weekend”
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Front of Stables cottage, patio and south facing garden
Stables cottage lounge
Stables cottage lounge
Stables kitchen dining area and lounge archway
Stables landscaped dog friendly gardens
Stables cottage garden and drive
Driveway to Stables cottage
Private driveway to Stables cottage through two acres of gardens
Part of the cottage's 2 acres of gardens
Swan pond close to Stables cottage
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Stables Bedroom (en suite)
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 3
Melrose, Borders, Scotland

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matthewha...
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Excellent weekend”
Reviewed 3 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We visited for bank holiday weekend and were looking for somewhere within striking distance of Edinburgh. The cottage had everything we needed and our 2 dogs both enjoyed the location. Melrose (and all the Tweed valley) is beautiful and we would fully recommend the Stables Cottage and the region to all of our friends and family.

Thanks again to Claire and Donald!

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Liked best: the space (inside and garden)
Liked least: busy road at end of drive preventing walks straight from cottage (with dogs). Cottage well set back so didnt effect stay
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Feb 2017
Thank you so much for your review of Stables Cottage. It means so much to us when guests take the time to write about their stay. So glad everything was to your liking and that you would recommend the Cottage to your friends and family. Claire
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mariea n
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Lovely accommodation”
Reviewed 19 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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Perfect stay for a few days with family Melrose is a lovely village lot of nice walks around the area. The cottage is very clean and well equipped.

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Liked best: Space around the cottage
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
30 Oct 2015
Glad you had an enjoyable stay Mariea.
Claire
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JacquiC20...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed 30 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014

We are just back from a weekend in this beautiful cosy cottage. The location is ideal for a wander into the lovely town of Melrose. The cottage itself is a perfect place wether you want a base to explore the area or somewhere lovely to relax. The owners provide everything you could need, it really is a home from home and it is immaculate. Couldn't recommend it highly enough.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 Oct 2015
Really appreciate your review. Very pleased that you had a great time in the cottage and in Melrose. Thanks for booking with us,
Claire
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Karen D
Perth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Total Relaxation in the Countryside”
Reviewed 23 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

Located 5 minutes from the small town of Melrose Harleyburn Cottages are set in stunning countryside. The property is well appointed with everything we needed for a short break. The owners were so easy to deal with interms of our booking, we couldn't have asked for more. Stunning walks, excellent local produce, plenty to haste ye back! Thanks Claire, 5 stars from us.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
30 Oct 2015
Thanks for your fab review. We are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves in Stables Cottage. Thanks for coming to stay with us!
Claire
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