Castle Venlaw Hotel (Peebles, United Kingdom)


Castle Venlaw Hotel (Peebles, United Kingdom)

About Castle Venlaw Hotel

Castle Venlaw is a historic country hotel in the Scottish Borders that has been in operation since 1949. Guests are assured a warm welcome and traditional Scottish hospitality in this Baronial style castle hotel. Each of the rooms offers extreme comfort in a luxurious setting complete with private bathroom, TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Rates at Castle Venlaw Hotel include breakfast or a dinner, bed and breakfast option. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all ground floor public areas. The property boasts a varied menu in a stylish yet comfortable setting. Guests can opt to experience lunch in the original and cosy library bar complete with book-laden shelves and a roaring fire in the winter. The immediate surroundings offer a wealth of outdoor activities for guests to enjoy including scenic walks, bird watching, cycling trails and golf courses, and historic Edinburgh is only 22 miles away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Edinburgh Road, EH45 8QG, Peebles, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  8.7 / 10
  • Rooms
    Very good  8.2 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  8.7 / 10

Positive Reviews


Lovely Staff.

The staff at Castle Venlaw received outstanding reviews from previous guests, classifying them as professional, polite, friendly and welcoming. Future guests are sure to have similarly positive interactions with members of staff.


Impressive Views.

Not only is Castle Venlaw a majestic and historic building in itself, but the views it offers from many of the rooms and public areas is simply superb and was very much appreciated by the majority of previous visitors.


Fantastic and Comfortable Stay.

The vast majority of guests were unable to fault the hotel and enjoyed a comfortable stay in spacious, clean rooms, had delicious meals at the restaurant, and all with a charming atmosphere and impeccable service to boot. Many guests have recommended the

Negative Reviews


Upgrades Needed.

Although the property is steeped in history and has been in operation since 1949, some guests felt that certain aspects could use updating, such as the bathroom facilities, particularly the hot water system which did not always produce hot water for some


Attention to Detail Lacking.

A few previous guests at Castle Venlaw, while initially impressed, had a few small complaints that did not detract from their overall experience. These minor grievances included the property not being well signposted and therefore a bit difficult to find.


More Value for Money Elsewhere.

Some guests felt that the value for money they received was not quite up to par with other similar properties and felt that on-site drinks and meals were overpriced in general.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Parking
  2. Hotel bar
  3. Non-smoking rooms
  4. Restaurant
For children
  1. Cot
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Ironing board
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television


Edinburgh Road , EH45 8QG , Peebles , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1721)720384 | Fax: +44(1721)724066 | 

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