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Welcome to The Townhouse Hotel

Address: Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PQ

Telephone: 01896 822645 01896 822645

Hotel Description

SOAK UP THE ATMOSPHERE! Introducing a hotel with a bit of a twist. Created by people who have all the ingredients to make it a success. The Townhouse Hotel, Melrose in the Scottish Borders is the latest creation of the Henderson family - the family which made Burt's a hotel of international renown. Their high standards are carried over into their new Townhouse. A sense of style, colour and a pleasing ambience characterise every aspect of the hotel. From entrance hall to rooms that range, in size and facilities, from most accommodating to quite indulgent. The Townhouse has a newly refurbished function room which can be used to accommodate private dinner parties.

Our Facilities

  • Disabled Facilities
  • Conference Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Family Rooms
  • Wifi Available
  • Vegetarian Food Available
  • Wedding Functions
  • Romantic Breaks
  • Walking Holidays
  • Country Retreat

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Hotel Reviews - The Townhouse Hotel

Wedding Guest
Excellent accommodation friendly staff.

Breakfast cooked to order.

Mr. Charles Rennick - 8th Aug, 2016
Verified Review

Marvellous
Marvellous small family run hotel. Very freindly attentive staff.Wonderful superior twin room, beautiful decor and furnishings. Quiet and clean with bottles of mineral water provided. Excellent food, particularly the roast beef! Could do with a bar area that you can sit in.

Mr. Peter Davie - 26th Jul, 2016
Verified Review

The Townhouse Hotel Melrose
Enjoyable 5 nights visit, no complaints and hope to revisit sometime in the future.

Mrs. june browne - 25th Jun, 2016
Verified Review

Trip To Borders Book Festival
Very nice Hotel and will visit again due to quality of rooms, good food and nice staff.

Mr. Edward Cairns - 20th Jun, 2016
Verified Review

Fantastic Service
We thoroughly enjoyed our overnight stay. The room was very comfortable, decorated to a high spec. The ensuite was immaculate.

Before dinner we spent a pleasant hour in the sunny, sheltered garden. Dinner was delicious. All staff were friendly, attentive and nothing was too much trouble. We may have only stayed one night but the excellent service will stay with us for a long time.

Mr. DONALD DALLAS - 6th Jun, 2016
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mr & Mrs Dallas, Thank you for your kind review of your stay with us on Saturday night. Hope you had a good day @ the Classic Car Show to.



Kind regards James Henderson (Owner)

Very Pleasant Stay
Very friendly staff, very good food, nice location

Mr. Walter Bryner - 5th Jun, 2016
Verified Review

My \'the Townhouse Hotel\'
Really enjoyed my stay at the \'The Townhouse Hotel\'.

Will come back. Great staff, room and food

Mr. Peter Moore - 20th May, 2016
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Thank you Mr Moore, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.



Kind regards James Henderson Proprietor

Short Stay
Comfortable, very clean, beds comfy and a great breakfast - all that was needed.

Mrs. Margaret Thomson - 9th Apr, 2016
Verified Review

Most Enjoyable Stay At The Townhouse
Just returned home from a Visit toThe Borders. Our decision to stay at The Townhouse contributed to a most enjoyable short break. We received a warm welcome on arrival and found our room excellent. We had paid a small surcharge for a Superior Room and it was well the extra. The room was freshly decorated, very spacious with a settee, armchair and coffee table. The bed was large and very comfortable.

The en-suite was large and had recently been refurbished. Bath and separate shower. All the linen and towels were top quality.

We had pre-booked a table for dinner which was fortunate since the Restaurant was full with other residents and some local people in for Dinner. The menu was varied and the food excellent, as it was at Breakfast as well.

The Townhouse is an excellent choice for a hotel in the Melrose area.

Mr. Niall Goold - 8th Apr, 2016
Verified Review

Great Food
As usual great food, comfortable room, it\'s very good to come back to a friendly hotel

Mrs. Fiona Cooke - 3rd Apr, 2016
Verified Review

Fabulous Stay!
excellent food, excellent service, friendly helpful staff and great room. very relaxing and lovely town. Cant wait to return

Mr. Sean ODonnell - 2nd Apr, 2016
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr ODonnell, Thank you for your kind words regarding your stay with us, hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards The Henderson Family

Short Break 28-30 March
We stayed on a DBB Special Offer. Room was on the small side but very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Excellent choice at breakfast - smoked haddock with poached egg was superb. For dinner we had the full menu to choose from and had steaks on first night - these were just wonderful. On second night wife had breaded haddock and I had venison. Both cooked to perfection. And the ice cream was the best I\'ve tasted in years! A great short stay in a wee gem in the Scottish Borders.

Mr. John Thomson - 1st Apr, 2016
Verified Review

Easter Weekend At The Townhouse
Thoroughly enjoyable stay in a thoroughly enjoyable very well appointed hotel.

Mr. Ramsay Wallace - 28th Mar, 2016
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr Wallace,



Thank you for your kind words, glad you enjoyed your stay with us, hope to welcome you back one day. Kind regards The Hendersons (owners)

Fabulous Break
Stayed at the Townhouse in Melrose from 4th-6th March this year. Did upgrade my room for a very small cost to a Superior room and can honestly say that this stay was the best value for money weekend I have ever had. Our room, the food and the welcome/service from the staff was all first class. We will be back soon.

Mr. Douglas Reid - 7th Mar, 2016
Verified Review

Expectations Exceeded
Large well appointed room, super king size bed

Restaurant superb, we especially recommend the venison

Very friendly welcoming staff

Mr. Jim Collins - 5th Mar, 2016
Verified Review

A Lovely Relaxing Stay
great food, comfortable rooms staff very pleasant and helpful. a great place to stay and visut the surrounding area

Mrs. Anne Clark - 25th Feb, 2016
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mrs Clark, Thank you for your kind review.We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards James Henderson

The Town House
Warm and friendly, well decorated,excellent food. Could do with a cosy bar

Mrs. Pamela Megoran - 7th Jan, 2016
Verified Review

Two Night Stay
As always food very good, bedroom comfortable plenty of hot water and extremely clean,very friendly welcome.

Only problem is the wifi which we cannot connect to, so used own mini device

Mrs. Fiona Cooke - 1st Jan, 2016
Verified Review

No Chance To Get A Feel For The Hotel
We stayed at the hotel Saturday 5th December for one night.

I marked on the booking that it for my wifes birthday.

Upon arrival, we were checked in promptly. However no nice touches in the room for my wifes birthday or even a mention of it.

The room was acceptable, if a little DIY on the decorating - not as neat as it could have been.

The weather was awful, and after a walk around Melrose, we had to go to Burts Hotel over the road as The Townhouse Bar hotel was not open.

We were unable to eat at The Townhouse as it was fully booked with Christmas parties, so we ate at Burts Hotel - which was amazing food.

Our only experience was breakfast the following morning which was good. Although the staff were not 100%; we had to ask for toast with our breakfast and when asking for brown sauce, we got BBQ sauce.

When checking out, we were asked if we had a good stay - we said yes, but it was mainly down to other establishments in Melrose rather than The Townhouse.

Bit disappointed really, the personal service you expect from a small hotel just wasn\'t there.

Mr. Robert Aldis - 9th Dec, 2015
Verified Review

Enjoyable Stay
Pros: Superb room (superior room 5)

Staff on desk very pleasant

Great food in restaurant

Great cooked breakfast

Cons: For a superior room (cost) its let

down by a very average bathroom.

Electric shower has poor flow and

was never really warm.

Crying out for a lovely walk in

shower to be installed

Overall a very pleasant stay

Mr. DAVID WALKER - 27th Nov, 2015
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr Walker, Thank you for your kind review regarding you stay with us. I quite agree with your comments on Room 5 bathroom, compared with the bedroom & its something we are planning to rectify in the near future.



Kind regards James Henderson Proprietor

Wknd Break
had lovely break here. staff very friendly and helpful

Ms. jean irvin - 16th Nov, 2015
Verified Review

Overnight In Melrose
Lovely hotel, super comfortable room and delicious food. This was our second stay at the Townhouse Hotel and it won\'t be our last. Can highly reccommend it.

Mrs. Linda Taylor - 10th Nov, 2015
Verified Review

Borders Weekend
Delicious food, comfortable rooms, and very friendly, helpful staff. - Thank you for an enjoyable stay.

Dr. Rosalind Johnston - 25th Aug, 2015
Verified Review

Excellent Value. Extraordinary Staff.
Look no further! This superb property will exceed every expectation. The staff are delightful, rooms clean and well appointed. I would recommend this hotel to every traveler with discerning taste.

Mr. Eric Burrier - 29th Jun, 2015
Verified Review

Delightful Stay
Excellent room and large bathroom. On;ly 1 keyset available, so with two of us at different events it required considerable co-ordination to enter the hotel after 22.00.

Mr. Michael Scott-morton - 22nd Jun, 2015
Verified Review

Looked After So Well
Spending a week at the Townhouse was a chance we took, based on it\'s reviews. We were not disappointed. Facilities, cleanliness, helpfulness, standards of food particularly were all excellent. To have a full choice of the A la carte menu every night [on the DBB rates] was a treat, and even though the menu rarely changed we managed to sample many of the superb choices. A lovely week in Melrose, travelling to different places every day.

Mrs. Frances Gibbs - 14th Jun, 2015
Verified Review

First Class Hotel
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Townhouse Hotel. Staff were friendly, attentive and nothing was too much trouble. The food in the Brasserie was first class and the chefs are to be congratulated on the quality and presentation of the fare. We have no hesitation in recommending the Townhouse and would be more than happy to stay there again.

Mr. Alastair Bruce - 14th May, 2015
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mr Bruce, Thank you for your very kind review of your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back to The Townhouse Hotel.



Kind regards, The Henderson Family & all our staff.

Try The Fish And Chips!
Comfortable room, good restaurant, can recommend the fish and chips.

Mr. Edward Coe - 5th May, 2015
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr. Edward Coe , glad you enjoyed the fish! hope to see you again. Kind regards James Henderson, Hotel Owner

Highly Recommended Hotel In Melrose
We enjoyed a very agreeable visit to the Townhouse in April 2015. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was immaculate, comfortable and clean. The evening meal was superb.

The only surprising & disappointing aspect of our stay was that breakfast on Sunday was not served until 0900. Given teh outdoor activities on offer in teh area it is not unreasonable to expect establishments like this to offer full cooked breakfasts from 0800 hrs. Although the staff were very helpful in rustling up a continental breakfast (which was very tasty) it would have been nice to have started the day with something cooked. There was no mention of late Sunday breakfast service on the website or at point of booking. Despite this short coming we would highly recommend a stay at the Townhouse in the beautiful town of Melrose.

Mr. Cliff Smith - 28th Apr, 2015
Verified Review

Nice Place For A Short Stay
We stayed for one night at this hotel in a very spacious and comfortable room. We had a good evening meal in the Brasserie served by polite, efficient waitresses. Breakfast was OK but in no way special.

Unfortunately our last impression of the hotel was a negative one because of the dour attitude of the male member of staff we saw at check out. He took our payment but made no attempt at conversation or even common courtesies such as - \'Was everything OK for you?\' \'Did you enjoy your stay?\' \'Hope to see you again.\' Not a great way to treat customers or to encourage repeat business.

Mrs. Margaret Winton - 27th Apr, 2015
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mrs Winton,



Thank you for your honest review of your stay with us. I\'m glad on part that you enjoyed your stay with us. I can only apologise for the rude manner in which you were checked out on departure by the Junior male member of staff. Fortunately he will be leaving us this week! Kind regards James Henderson, Hotel proprietor

The Townhouse Hotel
Super hotel, great service from friendly staff. The room was 5 star and the evening meal excellent value.

Mr. Stewart Steele - 30th Mar, 2015
Verified Review

The Townhouse Hotel
Super hotel, great service from friendly staff. The room was 5 star and the evening meal excellent value.

Mr. Stewart Steele - 30th Mar, 2015
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Thank you for your kind comments. Let hope we will see you again soon

Great Weekend Break
Looked after from the moment of our arrival by the welcoming and friendly, consumate professional staff. Bedrooms very comfortable, menu choices at dinner and breakfast extensive and food fabulous! This was a second visit and we look forward to repeating the experience.

Mrs. Isobel Black - 24th Mar, 2015
Verified Review

Townhouse
Very friendly staff and comfortable hotel - dinner was an excellent surprise and although in the centre of Melrose very quiet. Would stay again - shower a little light on pressure but otherwise a very enjoyable stay.

Mrs. Sheena Raeburn - 16th Mar, 2015
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Der Mrs Raeburn,



Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards



James Henderson,Proprietor

More Than I Expected
Stayed for 2 nights and I was pleasantly surprised.The room was very spacious and spotless as was the shower room.We dined at the sister hotel across the road on the first night and after a blip with the starters (which was sorted out by the very efficient waitress) we enjoyed the meal very much,the meal in the Townhouse the next night was also very good as were the waiting staff,I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel.

The Townhouse is as good as some 4 star hotels I have stayed in and in some aspects ..better. The staff were friendly,welcoming and very helpful, they accommodated my wheat intolerance and offered advice on menu choices and gluten free rolls.When we asked about bus routes we were given a print out of the buses we would need,they gave the impression that it was important they did a good job...you don\'t always get this level of service

Mrs. Yvonne Mcculloch - 2nd Mar, 2015
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mrs McCulloch,



Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your stay with us last weekend. Its great to get such positive feedback on the hotels & the staff love the praise to! Hope to welcome you back to Melrose in the future. Kind regards James Henderson & all the staff.

Wee Treat!
Great room great food

Dr. Margaret Hand - 9th Feb, 2015
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dr Hand, glad you enjoyed your stay with us, kind regards James Henderson

Fantastic Experience
lovely welcome, efficient checkin and out, great food, plenty of space in the room, nice decor. would love to go back.

Mr. Paul Henderson - 23rd Jan, 2015
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr Henderson, Thanks for your kind words, very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, look forward to welcoming you back if your ever in the Melrose area again. Kind regards James Henderson, Proprietor

The Townhouse
Quality hotel, personable service. Rooms spotless and with quality amenities. Good food and friendly staff.

Mrs. Hoskins Margaret - 11th Dec, 2014
Verified Review

Country House Hotel In The Heart Of Town
We cannot fault it. Large rooms, very comfortable furnished with a verygood bathroom. Bedrooms overlooking the market place ar surprisingly very quiet. Excellent service and food, especially breakfast. We will return!

Mr. Michael Boon - 7th Dec, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Many thanks for your kinds comments, we will look forward to welcoming you back to The Townhouse Hotel on your next occasion

Excellent
Although only an overnight stay it was enough to convince me I\'d stay again.

The welcome was friendly, room very clean and highly Confortable, spacious clean bathroom, excellent breakfast and good decor. High point: being phoned after I\'d left because I\'d forgotten a cardigan. Low point: bedroom door (room 3) very difficult to open as something amiss with the lock.

Mrs. Mary Wight - 23rd Nov, 2014
Verified Review

Town House Hotel
Great hotel in the middle of town. Dinner menu extensive and cooked to excellent quality

Mr. Donald Westwater - 16th Nov, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr Westwater, thank you for your very kind words, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Kind regards James Henderson & all the Townhouse staff

Short Break Holiday
We have just spent 5 very comfortable days at this lovely hotel .All the staff were extremely efficient , helpful

& friendly & we thoroughly enjoyed the food !

Mrs. Moira Dwyer - 11th Oct, 2014
Verified Review

First Stay
Previously visited melrose for a day and liked the look of the Townhouse. Over a year later booked for two nights and were not disappointed. Bedroom very good size. Really enjoyed breakfast almost couldn\'t eat it all. Staff very attentive. We had evening meal in the brasserie on our first night. Starters and mains excellent. Well worth a visit.

Mr. Eric Harrison - 4th Oct, 2014
Verified Review

Great Hotel
We stayed here for one night as we were attending a wedding nearby. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The hotel has been recently renovated and rooms are modern, clean and beds very comfy. Breakfast was of a very high standard. Location in Melrose is great, lots of nice shops to wander round. Would definitely recommend and stay here again

Mrs. Joanna Graham - 7th Sep, 2014
Verified Review

Melrose Revisited.
From the friendly welcome to when we checked out our stay at The Townhouse was perfect. Lovely atmosphere,spotlessly clean and the food was excellent. Staff were all very cheerful,friendly and efficient. Will definitely recommend to family and friends.

Ms. Laura Paterson - 31st Aug, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Ms. Paterson,



Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us & hope that we may have the pleasure of your visit again in the future.



Kind regards The Henderson Family


Townhouse
Highly recommend well appointed rooms fab food and lovely friendly staff

Mrs. Michelle Macneil - 30th Aug, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mrs MacNeil, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay & I hope that you were both successful with the course! Regards James Henderson & all the staff

A Real Gem
I don't know where to begin about our fantastic stay at your hotel. Firstly the the staff were so brilliant, really knew what they were doing, all of them. James and his wife were the perfects host, nothing was any trouble for them. The food was first class, the rooms were so comfy and warm in the evening and also the whole hotel was spotless. There really is nothing more to say except that without a shadow of doubt we will stay at the hotel again. Terry

Mr. Terry Manning - 26th Aug, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Terry, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope that the Tigers take on Edinburgh rugby again next year as it was a great weekend for the town. Hope to see you again Kind regards James Henderson

Happy Days
Excellent short stay at the Townhouse. Welcoming staff,nice room and good food what more can you ask for. A great area as well for a bonus

Mr. Brian Graham - 25th Aug, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Thank you, delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Hope that we can welcoming you once again back to The Townhouse Hotel in the not too distant future

Hotel Very Highly Recommend
Beautiful hotel, superior room really was superior, absolutely luxurious, the breakfast was delicious and had an evening meal in the restaurant which was very well presented and absolutely delicious. Highly recommend this hotel and will be back!

Mrs. Mary Walsh - 23rd Aug, 2014
Verified Review

Traveller's Delight
Excellent large room with generous ensuite and bath. Very well appointed. Excellent meal in their restaurant and efficient, courteous and friendly staff.

Mr. Brian Farrell - 20th Aug, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr Farrell,

Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards, James Henderson, Proprietor.

Pleaseant Weekend
Jusr returned from a very nice two nights at the Townhouse lovely rooms comfortable beds very clean pleasant helpful staff and amazing breakfasts .

Mr. William Houston - 5th Aug, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Thank you for your kind words, we will look forward to welcoming you back to The Townhouse Hotel in the not to distant future.

Lovely Hotel In A Lovely Place
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay albeit for one night only. The staff, bedrooms, dinner and breakfast were all first class. We would definitely stay again and highly recommend it.

Mrs. Isabel Howie - 31st Jul, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mrs Howie, Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us & look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in Melrose. Kind regards The Henderson family

Excellent Short Break
The hotel was comfortable, well equipped and elegant. The staff were welcoming and helpful. Food was of a high standard, with a good choice. The location was perfect; Melrose is a delightful place.

Mrs. Diana Griffith - 29th Jul, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mrs Griffith, Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards The Henderson family & all the staff.

Lovely Hotel
Just had a wonderful stay here in Melrose . Beautiful hotel and the staff were most friendly and helpful .would certainly go back there !!

Mrs. Therese Booth - 21st Jul, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Delighted that you has an enjoyable stay, we will look forward to welcoming you Back to The Townhouse sometime soon

Townhouse Hotel Melrose
Enjoyed our stay very much. Staff helpful and friendly. Food and accommodation were excellent - very comfortable, clean and fresh.

Mr. George Robertson - 27th Jun, 2014
Verified Review

Weekend Break
Delightful stay very helpful staff. would definitely stay again

Dr. Simon Connolly - 24th Jun, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dr Connolly, Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us as a family for your daughters graduation. Kind regards James Henderson, Proprietor

Vaborders Book Festival 2014 Stay
Hotel up to it's usual very high standards, we have stayed before. We will return to the hotel next year for the 2015 Borders Book Festival

Mr. Edward Cairns - 15th Jun, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr & Mrs Cairns, Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to welcoming you back next year. Kind regards



James Henderson, Proprietor

Wow
This was our reaction on first entering our room. This is a delightful hotel, with delightful staff, situated right in the heart of one of the most delightful towns in the UK.

Someone very talented designed the interiors.

Mr. William Kidston - 13th Jun, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr Kidston, Thank you for your for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards The Henderson family

Special
Lovely accommodation and excellent bistro menu. Outside, it's surprising to see that it's only 3 star as it seems special to us.

Mr. Euan Murray - 13th Jun, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mr Murray, Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards



The Henderson Family

Return Guests
Booked the Townhouse for my parents who have stayed there many times and have never been disappointed. This hotel offers comfortable accomodation, excellent food and great service. It is always their first choice of hotel when visiting Melrose.

Mr. Nicholas Clement - 9th Jun, 2014
Verified Review

Fantastic Stay
This is the 4th time we have stated at The Townhouse and as always it met our expectations. The room was airy, well organised and comfortable. The staff were attentive and friendly. The food was fabulous and excellent value for money. We will be back!

Mrs. Cathryn Thompson - 24th May, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Mrs Thompson, Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us & look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards James Henderson, Proprietor

Fantastic Stay
The reception at the Townhouse was exceptional at all levels. Our room was private and comfortable and the restaurant meal superb. Melrose is a lovely village. Highly recommended all around.

Mrs. Allison Crook - 25th Apr, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mrs Crook, We are delighted you enjoyed you stay with us. Kind regards The Henderson Family

4 Star
A most convenient and pleasant overnight stay on our way up tp Scotland

Dr. Cyril Booth - 25th Mar, 2014
Verified Review

Lovely Stay
We stayed for brief visit to Melrose and the townhouse was the perfect place to stay. The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly. Food was great and lovely Scottish feel to everything. Well done!

Mrs. Geraldine Kiddle - 4th Mar, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mrs Kiddle, Thank you so much for your kind words, we appreciate the positive feedback, hope the wedding was a great night.



Kind Regards The Henderson Family

The Town House Melrose
Efficient, helpful staff, super sized room, spotlessly clean and really comfortable. And the food? To die for!

Mrs. Madeleine Minto - 23rd Feb, 2014
Verified Review

Response from Hotel
Dear Mrs Minto, Thank you for your very kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much.

Kind Regards, James Henderson.

Excellent
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Room spacious and well furnished. Staff friendly and helpful. Food excellent. Will recommend to friends.

Mr. Kenneth Wimbor - 11th Feb, 2014
Verified Review

One Night Stay
Enjoyed stay. Room was very comfortable, especially bed. Lovely bedlinen. Staff were very friendly and accomodating. We had a scottish breakfast which was excellent. Only downside was the lack of a residents lounge/bar to relax in.

Mrs. Christine Brennan - 27th Jan, 2014
Verified Review

Excellent
Stayed for a one night escape. Accommodation excellent, and staff couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. Would definitely recommend.

Mrs. Irene Mcfarlane - 20th Jan, 2014
Verified Review

Townhouse
Most beautiful room, clean,we'll appointed and a joy to relax in. Food superb. Staff very courteous and helpful. A most pleasant overnight stay. We will most definitely be returning for a short break.

Mr. Chris Watson - 3rd Jan, 2014
Verified Review

Couldn't Have Been Better
Couldn't have been better. The welcome was warm, the room comfortable and spotless, and the breakfast was perfect (and especially elegantly presented). Delighted.

Mr. John Hamwee - 28th Dec, 2013
Verified Review

Theater Trip
Our room was excellent and very spaceous. Also enjoyed the Early Bird meal prior to the theater. Staff friendly and courteous.

Mr. Alan Stubenrauch - 20th Dec, 2013
Verified Review

Excellent Stay
We were really happy with our stay at the Townhouse, very kindly the manager was able to upgrade our room as one of the superior rooms was available which was a real treat. We were also able to check in earlier than the agreed time so it meant after an early flight we were able to freshen up and get ready for the day. A lovely breakfast the next morning too and a very quiet and relaxed stay all round. Thank you for making it so nice for us.

Ms. Katherine Obrien - 20th Nov, 2013
Verified Review

October 2013 Stay
Excellent Hotel. Friendly, helpful staff. Contemporary style. Quality food. Strongly recommended.

Mr. Andy Gracie - 1st Nov, 2013
Verified Review

Walking Break
My wife and I had a fantastic break at the Townhouse Hotel. From the moment of our arrival we were met with friendly staff. Accommodation, food and service were excellent. Beautiful countryside to enjoy our walking. Hotel room was one of the best we have stayed in and we will certainly be coming back. Cannot recommend this hotel highly enough.

Mr. Malcolm Bengston - 31st Oct, 2013
Verified Review

Town House, Melrose
Love staying at the Town House: v. comfortable, super food and absolutely excellent staff. Cannot recommend too highly.

Mr. John Watkins - 28th Oct, 2013
Verified Review

Another Great Stay At The Townhouse
My parents have stayed at the Townhouse several times now, when they come to visit us. They enjoy nowhere better - the décor, food, and hospitality are second to none. They are already looking forward to another visit later this year.

Many thanks to James and his team.

Dr. Nicholas Clement - 21st Oct, 2013
Verified Review

Review
excellent accommodation in the Scottish Borders area. Melrose is a very nice place to stay

Mr. Steve Czechowsky - 10th Oct, 2013
Verified Review

Good Hotel.
Friendly staff. Dinner excellent, great choice. Breakfast freshly cooked to order. Comfortable room. Room heating could have been better, a bit chilly at end of September.

Mr. James Duff - 4th Oct, 2013
Verified Review

Excellent Food
Very nice room, excellent food.

Dr. Hamish Mcallister-williams - 25th Sep, 2013
Verified Review

Wonderful Experience
A super hotel. Friendly, helpful staff, an elegant, comfortable room and fantastic food all made for a memorable stay. We'll be back!

Mrs. Wendy Edmunds - 18th Sep, 2013
Verified Review

Septmber 2013
Food & service for dinner and breakfast were excellent. However our ground floor room whilst comfortable, was affected by street noise at night plus creaky floorboards from above. Not a relaxing night's rest, although would recommend for eating.

Mr. Neil Batchelor - 17th Sep, 2013
Verified Review

Bon Sejour
Idéalement situé dans la charmante ville de melrose. Chambre très spacieuse, grande salle de bains, aménagement moderne. Tout confort. Brasserie aux mets de bonne qualité.

Mrs. Aurélie Trehout Decossin - 29th Aug, 2013
Verified Review

Top Class Establishment
We recently stayed at the hotel as part of a wedding party. With the wedding meal being hosted in the hotel but the ceremony taking place elsewhere in the town we necessarily had lots of incidental queries and requests in addition to those arising from a "normal" stay. The hotel management were unfailingly helpful and attentive in their responses; the rooms and food were excellent and generally this was a very happy choice. I would recommend this establishment to any discerning visitor to the area.

Mr. Charles Westwood - 28th Aug, 2013
Verified Review

Excellent Accommodation & Great Food !
The family room was very spacious, tastefully furnished and the huge bathroom with separate shower and bathtub was spotless, but the great surprise came from the restaurant where we had some of the best food in ten days visiting Scotland (and that includes the Caledonian in Edinburgh and Cameron House on Loch Lomond !)

The staff was friendly and efficient.

An excellent location for exploring the Bordrers.

Mr. Alexandre Malignan - 17th Aug, 2013
Verified Review

4day Stay
Enjoyable stay with comfortable room pleasant attentive staff and nicely served plentiful food

Mr. Stewart Ramsay - 16th Aug, 2013
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Perfect
Very large, comfortable room with the biggest bathroom we have ever had in a hotel. The cooked breakfast was fabulous - we would return just for the superb haggis and black pudding!

Thank you (family with 11 year old, from Sweden)

Mrs. Janet Ahlberg - 12th Aug, 2013
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Beautiful
Very spacious, clean, fresh room. Breakfast was lovely, with plenty of choice. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Would certainly recommend it.

Miss. Nicola Smith - 22nd Jul, 2013
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Very Pleasant Stay Again
As in previous stays, enjoyed the great food and service. Lovely weather to enjoy the garden for drinks/dinner. Room nice as always - will only deduct a star from my rating as it was so hot and would have been nice to have an electric fan in the room. Look forward to the next trip to Melrose.

Mrs. Ann Lightfoot - 19th Jul, 2013
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Great Experience
Great hotel, staff are more than helpful, nothing was a problem. The room, which was one of the smaller ones, but absolutely fine ! Very clean, modern and comfy. The food was fabulous. We would definately stay again !

Mr. John Low - 1st Jul, 2013
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Great Place To Stay
we stayed only one night in Melrose but we were very happy with the hotel. The staff was friendly and helpful and our room was excellent and huge and very clean. We will come back.

Mr. Tony Drexler - 18th Jun, 2013
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Book Festival Stay
We found the accommodation and service excellent. Our stay was a complete pleasure.

Mrs. Isla Davidson - 14th Jun, 2013
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Excellent Accomodations
My husband and I were in the Borders to fish the River Tweed. The weather didn't cooperate, but we had a memorable stay thanks to the folks at the Townhouse. They could not have been more accommodating. Our dinner that night was delicious, the fare sourced locally. (We especially liked the fact that we only needed to walk downstairs and stayed out of the rain entirely.)

Mrs. Anne Elam - 7th Jun, 2013
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Borders Best.
excellent as always.

Mr. Michael Andrews - 29th May, 2013
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Contemporaryluxury
Very spacious and beautifully appointed bedroom and bathroom. Definitely more 5 star than 3 star. Good service and very tasty food in the brasserie and restaurant. Would definitely stay again and recommend to others.

Mrs. Jackie Van Der Meer-cairncross - 20th May, 2013
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Nice Place
located centrally in Melrose, easily reached by by public transportation. Nice accomodations, staff. Good dining. Has sister hotel across the street. For the money a 5; overall a 4

Ms. Dixie Moore - 14th May, 2013
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Highly Recommend
This is the second time we stayed in this hotel and we were not disappointed 2nd time around - would highly recommend it. Lovely rooms very clean & fresh - I would also highly recommend the restaurant very good food & lovely staff.

Mrs. Linda Pratt - 13th May, 2013
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The Townhouse Hotel
A pleasant stay with just the right mix of formality/informality. All staff and management very efficient and pleasant. Room very clean and comfortable. We were on a DBB basis and there was only one vegetarian option on the dinner menu and veg. tartlet for three nights would have been a bit much. Resorted to Brasserie menu for two nights. But would recommend the hotel without hesitation.

Mr. Peter Greenbank - 21st Apr, 2013
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Impressive
Our stay was memorable. Outlook from room onto town square was beautiful. The food is superb with excellent presentation. Staff were friendly and helpful. The room comfortable. Would stay there again and highly recommend.

Mrs. Miriam Woolston - 2nd Apr, 2013
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First Class Room & Service
Could not fault our stay. Central location. First class room with everything we needed. Excellant service with very pleasant and helpfull staff. Enjoyable dinner and breakfast experience in nice surroundings with five star food. Hope to stay again.

Mr. Norman Burdis - 1st Apr, 2013
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The Townhouse, Melrose
One of our favourite hotels in Scotland, the Townhouse is fantastic value, exceedingly comfortable, the food excellent and their attention to detail throughout the hotel is first class. Hope to be back soon. Woodhouse

Mr. Alan Woodhouse - 1st Apr, 2013
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Excellent Small Hotel
Lovely hotel with friendly and accommodating staff. Great food too.

Dr. Lydia Simpson - 27th Feb, 2013
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Excellent Hotel
Stayed one night at the hotel - chose hotel based on others assesment (trip advisor) and have to echo their sentiments - 5 star stay.

Mr. Willie Mcclymont - 22nd Feb, 2013
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Christmas Shopping In Melrose
This is the third time we have stayed at the Townhouse this year. It is always a pleasure to stay and never disappoints.

Mr. Michael Chester - 2nd Dec, 2012
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Fantastic Weekend Break
Myself and my partner have just spent a very enjoyable weekend in Melrose, staying at the Townhouse Hotel. James and his team were very professional and accommodating to our requirements, The room, 5, was amazing, as was our meal on the Saturday evening in the Brasserie. We will do this again.

Mr. Sean Connochie - 27th Nov, 2012
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November 2012
Without doubt, the Townhouse is the best hotel in town. Rooms are of adequate size, clean and quiet, beds are ok, and amenities appropriate. The food and the service are second to none. The staff are young and very friendly without being familiar.

Mr. Neil Cooper - 12th Nov, 2012
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Birthday Celebration
We recently stayed in Melrose for my husbands 50th birthday. He had two days fishing on the river Tweed and I relaxed and enjoyed the lovely town with small independent shops and lovely café's The hotel was excellent. I would highly recommend it to my friends. The house keeping was first class the staff very helpful and the accommodation offered everything we needed. The restaurant was also first class. It was a very successful and enjoyable trip. We are in the tourist/hospitality business ourselves and could not fault this hotel.

Mrs. Beth Dawkins - 11th Nov, 2012
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The Townhouse Hotel
Lovely hotel, extremely comfortable rooms, a 'superb' restaurant in which we had an excellent evening meal, coupled with extremely friendly and helpful staff, this hotel is one to stay in if you are planning a trip to the Scottish Borders.

Mr. Colin Robertson - 4th Nov, 2012
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Townhouse Hotel Review
We had a delightful stay at The Townhouse Hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful, the meals (breakfast and dinner) were excellent, our room was nicely decorated,very graciously sized and comfortable. The location right in the centre of Melrose was ideal for walking about the town and for touring the other Border Abbeys. Parking across the street was easy and convenient.

Mrs. Lynn Perry - 16th Oct, 2012
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Lovely Stay
Came for 2 nights for our wedding anniversary- bedroom on the first night was too hot but we were able to move the 2nd night to a different room which was fine. The food was excellent and the satff all very friendly and helpful- will definitely be back sometime!

Mrs. Nancy Bell - 26th Sep, 2012
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Weekend Break
We had an excellent stay, friendly staff, lovely room, GREAT food.

Only one little point would be that the room information folder needs updating. Its full of photocopied sheets that dont entice or make any sense when you read them. They don`t sell all the lovely activities that the area has to offer.

We will definetly be back to stay again.

Miss. Lynne Robertson - 13th Sep, 2012
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Excellent
Excellent accommodation. Really nice hotel situated in a nice little town. Lovely decor and food great. Would highly recommend and would definitely stay again.

Miss. Susan Douglas - 20th Aug, 2012
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Amazing Hotel
The hotel was absolutely lovely with very friendly staff, much attention to detail and a good restaurant attached to the hotel. We are planning to come back!

Mrs. Mareike Bolten - 19th Aug, 2012
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Where To Stay In Melrose
We recently spent a couple of very enjoyable nights stay at the Townhouse hotel in Melrose.

The accomadation was lovely. The room was very well proportioned and beautifully decorated. (just one small complaint- there was a bit of traffic noise from the road out front)

The staff were wonderful and very helpful. The food we enjoyed was of a high standard.

Melrose itself is a lovely town.

Highly recommended







Melrose itself is a lovely

Mr. Linda Thomson - 1st Aug, 2012
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Hotel Review
Very pleasant stay. Clean room. Friendly staff. Good breakfast.

Dr. Patricia Duncan - 23rd Jul, 2012
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Great Little Hotel
We've stayed her more than once while visiting relatives in Melrose. The rooms are cozy, thoughtfully and appealingly appointed, and impeccably clean -- very comfortable beds; good showers; beautiful curtains. Breakfast is scrumptious. And the staff is utterly charming and unfailingly helpful. If only all hotels were like this one!

Mr. James Wood - 5th Jul, 2012
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Good Find In Melrose
We chose to stop in Melrose on our way from the Highlands to Newcastle, and had a great visit. The room was excellent, living up to the pictures featured on the web site. Don't miss the hotel restaurant: it was superb. Perfect location for visiting all the local abbeys and gardens.

Mr. Greg Harris - 12th Jun, 2012
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Townhouse
We were in room 5 which was a fabulous room, very comfortable bed and surroundings, food is of a high standard and the staff friendly and attentive.

Ms. Julia Saunders - 12th Jun, 2012
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A Very Smart And Comfortable Hotel, With An Excellent Restaurant.
A very smart and comfortable hotel, with an excellent restaurant.

Mrs. Alison Mcbrayne - 12th Jun, 2012
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Jubilee Weekend
ANOTHER DELIGHTFUL SHORT STAY AT THE TOWNHOUSE. IMMACULATELY CLEAN, COMFORTABLE, FRIENDLY AND EXCELLENT FOOD BOTH AT THE TOWNHOUSE AND AT BURT'S HOTEL OPPOSITE. WE WILL BE RETURNING LATER IN THE SUMMER.

Miss. Angela Hoole - 11th Jun, 2012
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Worth A Visit
We spent a wonderful short break at ThE Townhouse....convenient spot for sight seeing, no problem parking and our accomodation was spot on...large spacious room, huge bed and imaginative menus!

Mrs. Alison Houston - 7th Jun, 2012
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Recommend It
Yet another fantastic stay at the Town House. Thanks very much. We will be back again, and again, and again....

Mr. Dave Clement - 6th Jun, 2012
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An Excellent Experience
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your hotel.The staff were very friendly without being intrusive, our room was very comfortable and the decor attractive.Finally, the quality of the food both in the Brasserie and at breakfast was of a very high standard. We will certainly return when next in the area.

Mr. Philip Brown - 26th May, 2012
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Another Great Stay
We have stayed at the town house many times but sadley not for a while. Our return visit was as ever perfect. Clean, comfortable, luxurious and welcoming. Wouldalways use the town house when visiting the borders and have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone.

Mr. Alastair Hggins - 8th Apr, 2012
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Stay
Excellent stay. Our room was very spacious and well furnished. Dinner was excellent and so was breakfast. I would recommend the Townhouse to anyone.

Mr. Timothy Rollinson - 7th Apr, 2012
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Rugby Match Trip
Thank you for lovely stay. Our room was clean, spacious and excellent value for money. We also enjoyed a lovely meal at Burt's Hotel where service and food were very good. Breakfast was great and we thought your staff were all friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend you to others. Thanks for super stay.

Mrs. Jane Clark - 26th Mar, 2012
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The Townhouse Hotel
We stayed one night (Sat) and had dinner. The staff were very friendly and professional but not intrusive. The room was spacious and comfortable and, considering how cold the weather was, the room and hotel were lovely and warm. We had dinner and breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed both. We will definitely stay again.

Mr. Alastair Mcculloch - 5th Feb, 2012
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Hogamany In The Borders
Escaped to the country for Hogmanay & New Year…we had a lovely time. The room was first class, very pleasant & friendly staff, the food was excellent. We look forward to staying again when we can get another opportunity to “escape to the country”

Thank you for your hospitality, 5***** !

Mrs. Susan Searl - 15th Jan, 2012
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Wonderful
This is surely one of the best small hotels in Scotland -- beautiful rooms, generous service, and extremely good food. I highly recommend this hotel.

Mr. James Wood - 29th Dec, 2011
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Night Of 24th Nov
The superior room was comfortable and spacious. Thw elcome as good and welcoming. Sadly we did not dine in the evening (prior arrangements), but the breakfast was good and a good selection.

Mr. Archie Scott - 26th Nov, 2011
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Attractions - The Townhouse Hotel

Abbotsford House - Historical Houses

Abbotsford House - Historical Houses

Distance 2.4 miles (3.84 km)
Abbotsford is the house built and lived in by Sir Walter Scott, the 19th century novelist, and author of timeless classics such as Waverley, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe and The Lady of the Lake. Situated on the banks of the River Tweed, west of Melrose, the house contains an impressive collection of historic relics, weapons and armour including Rob Roy's gun and Montrose's Sword. There is also a library containing over 9,000 rare volumes. Visitors will be able to see Sir Walter Scott's Study, Library, Drawing Room, Entrance Hall, Armouries and the Dining Room where he died on 21st September 1832. There are Extensive Grounds, a Walled Garden and a Woodland Walk for visitors to enjoy.