Hotel The Townhouse (Melrose, United Kingdom)


Hotel The Townhouse (Melrose, United Kingdom)

About The Townhouse

Situated in the Melrose town square, The Townhouse places guests within a short walk of the Melrose Abbey ruins. Facilities at the hotel include eleven letting rooms and free private parking. Rooms feature contemporary decor and offer amenities such as en-suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and hospitality trays with tea and coffee. Guests at the Townhouse enjoy access to complimentary Wi-Fi. Plus, there are meeting spaces and a function suite. The hotel is non-smoking and unable to accommodate pets. Room rates include a full Scottish breakfast. Lunch and dinner are served in the Brasserie or the hotel’s fine dining restaurant (at extra cost). An extensive selection of wines is available. The hotel lies within three miles of Abbotsford The Home of Sir Walter Scott, six miles from Galashiels Golf Club and within 13 miles of Floors Castle and Mellerstain House & Gardens.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Market Square, TD6 9PQ, Melrose, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  9.0 / 10
  • Rooms
    Excellent  8.6 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  8.7 / 10

Positive Reviews


Great location

Guests find that the Townhouse is easily accessible from the A7 and A6091 roads, as well as offering a prime location in Melrose. Those guests who wanted to explore the area mention the proximity of Galashiels and also note that Edinburgh is within reasonable driving distance.


Perfect for foodies

It seems that any guest who likes their food will love this hotel. Whether commenting on breakfast, lunch or dinner, reviews consistently rate the dining experience here highly. The food is expertly cooked and reasonably priced and the service is efficient but unhurried.


Attractive rooms

Guests rate the standard of the rooms highly, with many commenting on how clean and comfortable they found the accommodation. Most found the rooms spacious and many comment on the good quality beds and reliable Internet service.

Negative Reviews


Some minor noise

A small number of guests mention that they were able to hear street noise from within their room. That said, this is mentioned so infrequently that you have to assume the problem is so minor that it will only affect the lightest of sleepers.


Lack of a separate bar

Guests occasionally comment on the lack of an obvious bar area. It does seem that this is a place for dining and drinks rather than somewhere to unwind over a drink alone. Guests say there are a few bars nearby so it's not a huge issue.


Air-conditioning would improve rooms

Although guests rate the quality of the rooms highly, air-conditioning (or even a fan) would be welcome during warmer weather. Some guests felt their room was a little too warm.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Express check-in
  3. Parking
  4. Hotel bar
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
Sports facilities
  1. Golf course
  1. Accessible parking
Theme / Type
  1. Boutique hotel
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 13:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


Market Square , TD6 9PQ , Melrose , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1896)822645 | Fax: +44(1896)823474 | 

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