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Dryburgh Abbey Hotel (Melrose, United Kingdom)

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel (Melrose, United Kingdom)

About Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

The Dryburgh Abbey Hotel sits adjacent to the historic Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, burial spot for Sir Walter Scott. A wedding venue and business meeting rooms are available at the facility. The 38 en-suite rooms are appointed with direct dial telephone, remote control TV, and complimentary beverage tray. The Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is situated on 11 acres of private grounds. There is an indoor heated pool and sauna, guest parking and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. This is also a dog friendly hotel. The Abbey Bistro is open from 12 noon to 9 p.m. and serves up a wide array of locally sourced menu items. Afternoon Tea is served in the Abbey Bistro Guests can take full advantage of many outdoor activities such as trout and salmon fishing, cycling and golf. The hotel is just 92 minutes away from Edinburgh and Newcastle.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 1436  reviews from:
  • LocationExcellent  (9.3 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.8 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.6 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.8 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Somewhere In Time.

Stepping into the Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is like stepping back in time but in a good way. Many guests were put right at ease thanks to the lush green surroundings and the nearby River Tweed. Having the historic Dryburgh Abbey right next door further reinfor


Always Welcome.

The hotel is a very popular spot for a destination wedding with many couples opting for the ceremony taking place at the Abbey and the reception at the hotel. That doesn't mean all the other guests will be overlooked. The staff goes out of their way to ma


Relax Or Not.

The heated swimming pool is a popular spot around the hotel for relaxation. Of course, you could also take a hike around the ten acres that are part of the hotel grounds or indulge in the many outdoor activities available. The choice to relax or not is en

Negative Reviews


Needs Updating.

Several travellers commented on the Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is in serious need of updating. There were examples of shoddy paintwork, tired looking furniture and worn out carpets to name just a few. Visually, not a good first impression.


Pool Closure.

Occasionally, a pool will be shut down for repair and maintenance. However, that doesn't sit too well with guests who intended to go for a dip. Perhaps if they were informed upon check-in or even at booking time for a schedule shut down it might have help


Issues With Dog Hair.

A few former guests commented on a musty smell. This could be attributed to the dampness from the nearby River Tweed or the abundance of dog visitors. In fact, someone with issues regarding dog hair might not appreciate a hotel that has been voted Dog Fri

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Café
  3. Arcade/Video games
  4. Entrance hall/lobby
  5. Lift
  6. Parking
  7. Terrace
  8. Pets allowed
  9. Hotel bar
  10. Conference rooms
  11. Non-smoking rooms
  12. PC with internet
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
  3. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Sitting area
  7. Cable TV
  8. WiFi
  9. Free WiFi (rooms)
  10. Coffee machine
  11. Outdoor grill
Sports facilities
  1. Golf course
Theme / Type
  1. Convention hotel
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0RQ , TD6 0RQ , Melrose , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1835822261 | Fax: +44 1835823945 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel?

    No, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel?

    Yes, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel?

    Yes, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel?

    Check-in at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Dryburgh Abbey Hotel located?

    Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is located in St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0RQ, TD6 0RQ, Melrose, United Kingdom.