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30 reviews
Lavender Blue
Cottage with parking for 1/2 cars
Garden with table and chairs
Welcome basket.
Kitchen
Sitting room
Sitting room
Reading corner in Sitting room
Downstairs toilet
Bedroom as Super King Size
Downstairs hall way.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Melrose, Borders, Scotland

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Mfc009
2 reviews
“Just Perfect!”
Reviewed 23 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014

We were thrilled with our few days in this lovely cottage. We will definitely be back. Location is perfect, quiet but a stones throw from great places to eat, shop and drink. We had a lovely borders welcome from the owner who couldn't be more helpful. Pet friendly, clean and beautifully presented house. Can't wait to come back!

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akmacaula...
UK
Level 5 Contributor
8 reviews
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“Beautiful!!!”
Reviewed 12 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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We stayed at Lavender Blue Cottage in October. We had 2 little Yorkies who would have escaped through the gate railings and Laura the owner asked her gardener to try to cover them over. This was really unexpected but very welcomed so we would not have to worry letting them in the garden. What can we say the cottage was absolutely gorgeous. We arrived there in the evening to a lovely fire on the go and a warm cottage. The cottage is definitely a home from home and in a great position if you want to walk into town which takes less than a minute. Laura's hospitality was fantastic she puts the bigger companies to shame. There were scones and jam/butter on the table for us. A basket with oatcakes,porridge and crisps. There was another basket with fresh bread and eggs and fresh milk in the fridge. We were up for a sad occasion but this cottage made us want to stay for longer is was that nice!! We have stayed in lots of places and this cottage and Laura's hospitality has to be the best we have ever had! You would be hard pushed to find anything to complain about regarding this cottage or the hospitality you receive. Would go back in a heartbeat !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Sharon K
1 review
“Ideal setting for a stay in Melrose!”
Reviewed 16 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Lavender Blue Cottage is ideally situated in the village of Melrose. Despite being just off one of the two main commercial streets of the town, the cottage provided the peace and privacy my friend and I were hoping for during our ten-day stay. Ample, easy parking and a large lawn ringed with a high stone wall made it convenient yet quiet, with shops, services and the lovely abbey just a short stroll away. The house is furnished for comfort and equipped for convenience, a cheery aspect in every room. We were away touring most days and loved coming "home" to make our dinners and enjoy evenings in the pretty cottage. We slept so well in the excellent beds and always felt safe and secure in lovely surroundings. We stayed home one day to entertain five lady friends from Edinburgh with a leisurely lunch in the garden, thanks to a sunny day and the use of the outdoor tables and chairs, surrounded by late-summer roses and hydrangeas. Espaliered fruit trees, two apples and a pear, displayed fruit against the stone wall like a Medieval tapestry, just beautiful to look at. When we let ourselves into the house the first day, Laura had lights on, the gas fire going in the parlor and the most generous assortment of welcome items in the kitchen. I appreciated the use of laundry facilities very much, as I was on a 7-week extended stay in Scotland. The dishwasher was also a plus. I highly recommend Lavender Blue cottage! I would stay there again with pleasure if the opportunity came up and would relish the chance to return. I can't imagine a more ideal place to rent in Melrose. Evening walks on quiet lanes and past the evocative abbey, gently illuminated and glorious at night, gave us memories to last a lifetime. I loved staying here so much and hated to leave!

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Liked best: The location and privacy.
Liked least: No complaints at all.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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john f
1 review
“Melrose Sept. 2014”
Reviewed 14 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

A very well appointed holiday let. The main benefit of this holiday let is its location. It is centrally located in Melrose where you can take advantage of local walks, the well stocked local shops, the many local food outlets offering traditional english to italian food. Many well known historic sites are close by. I would recommend this property.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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429Jenny...
Victoria, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Beautiful cottage”
Reviewed 8 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This is a lovely spacious cottage which has everything you would need. It is situated in a lovely village and within walking distance to everything. Great value.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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