Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel

Address: Eddleston by Peebles, Eddleston, Scottish Borders, Scotland, EH45 8QW, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Eddleston by Peebles, Eddleston, is near Neidpath Castle.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel Eddleston



      My husband and I have just got back from a lovely weekend at Barony Castle. The staff are lovely and the welcome drink on arrival gets your stay off to a good start.

      The grounds are beautiful, we both had fun playing on the rope course. I would definatley recomend a stay in this lovely castle to anyone. My only regret is that we didn't stay longer.

      Welcome Drink on Arival


      My husband is slightly disabled and we were told to park at the front door and someone would move the car to a better parkin g space when the car park was less busy.

      On entrering we were warmly welcomed and offered a sherry or a malt. I think it was Joshua who then whisked us up to a beautiful room , although a bit small on the 3rd floor.

      There was a wedding taking place but we were made so welcome by all the employees of the hotel, it realy made our day.

      My husband has booked again for our 50th Wedding anniversary and we were told that we have been upgraded to a honymoon suite with the compliments of the Manager.

      I can not thank you enough for making a very old lady feel so special and this is what the hospitality industry has lost but I think you have found.

      Mrs Maureen Paris - Perth

      Barony was great


      Stayed at the Barony for one night while visiting the bike show, only wish it could have been longer. The staff were excellent as were the room and the food. A great place to stay in a lovely location. We will be returning. Oh, and biker friendly.

      Great weekend chill out hotel!


      can only agree with what has been said before hotel and food wonderful,except leisure center where spa bath is cold as is joined to pool so same temp. coffee facilities scattered about were definately a great idea as was welcome drink and whisky tasting!



      Just back from a two night break and had a fantastic time. Staff could not have been more helpful. Were there on a romantic break and were given a chilled bottle of champagne on arrival and chocolates in room. Meals were very good and efficient service. Leisure facilities at the hotel are a bonus. Lovely walks in the grounds. Excellent value for money. We will definately be back.

      Loved it


      We returned yesterday from the Barony castle. We stayed 2 nights and wished we stayed longer. I have just read the last review and am amazed. The dinner was really good. 3 course was 21, 2 course 17. There was a choice of 3 or 4 dishes for each course. It certainly seemed fresh cooked and delicious to us. The staff are all very friendly and helpful especially on reception. We arrived on Sat. afternoon , just as a wedding party were going in..piped in. This made no difference to our welcome in the least. our room was a reasonable size and all freshly decorated. We didn,t use the pool or other facilities but they seemed fine. We enjoyed a pleasant walk round the grounds in the autumn sunshine. We went into peebles the next day to enjoy a long walk along the river. We are definately going back!

      Avoid the dinner


      easy enough to find with good roadmap directions, reception staff very friendly and helpful, unfortunately dinner was a big let down, starter out of a packet, main course part of which reheated veg other partly inedible, so didnt bother with a sweet, would recommend eating out other than breakfast which was ok if you got there at the right time to get the hot plates when they had food in them!



      Barony Castle is absolutely perfect!! We booked a one night stay at the end of September and wish we could have stayed longer. You really need at least two days to discover everything! The property is fantastic and all members of staff were extremely helpful and polite. The room was lovely as were all other facilities and the standards were excellent. Barony Castle has lovely grounds and would be lovely even in bad weather because it's just such a perfect setting.

      Only 5-10 mins drive from Peebles but it's so secluded and well hidden that you feel like you're miles away from anywhere else! Breakfast was excellent and included in the rate which was even better.

      Highly recommend staying at Barony Castle as you won't be disappointed. 5 star in every way!!

      Hidden Gem


      Booked a two night b&b stay as we wanted to visit Edinburgh. Complementary "dram" on arrival.

      Coffee stations around the hotel with free tea, coffee and chocolate. More sociable than drinking alone in ones room.

      Beautiful building and decor.

      Nothing was too much trouble for the staff.

      We had room 101. as the receptionist said "Where you put the things you don't want to see again." Hope she did not mean me!!!!

      The rooms had excellent facilities and something we have never seen before. When the light is on in the bathroom the mirror heats up and therefore does not steam up when bathing. Great for all "gadget men" out there.

      Cannot wait to return.

      Would recommend to anyone.

      Fantastic Property


      A fantastic Hotel with a dedicated staff. We found this place by accident and stayed not one nigh as planned but three and still wanted more.

      A bit like Dr. Who with his tardus, the hotel was around 80 all newly refurbished bedrooms, a lovely pool and gym as well as a supert restaurant.

      We loved the gardens ansd grounds but was most impressed by the history of the building

      10/10 for these guys

      TripAdvisor Reviews Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel Eddleston

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

      Travel Blogs from Eddleston

      Still all at sea......eeeeek again! Still nervy.

      A travel blog entry by elephanto12345 on Feb 01, 2015


      Another sea day in the "Souf" Atlantic 1st February.
      A pinch and a punch for the first of the month!
      All is calm again today and it is becoming much more cooler as we are travelling further "Souf." I was quite surprised to see just how close we are going to be to the Falkland Islands when I looked at the "Where we are Map". We don't ...

      Last day in edinburrrrrrgh

      A travel blog entry by jsloftus508 on Aug 17, 2014

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      ... read look at them later. Everyone actually made it to the meeting place on time, well except Gigi, but I will giver her a pass for this one. The goal at this point was to make the almost 3 mile walk to leith, the harbor of Edinburgh. Didn't really have a plan when we got there, I just wanted to see the water and look at the views. The walk was fairly uneventful, and so was leith. We took this street called leith walk. A long thoroughfare to leith. You would ...

      Just zoo it!!

      A travel blog entry by jsloftus508 on Aug 05, 2014

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      ... I've read about it it was going to be great. It also didn't help we had about 1 hr for a visit. I guess everything can't be perfect here is Scotland. We took the bus back to waverly station and Mickey and I grabbed a cab back to the apartment. We were the lucky two to carry all the equipment back because Paul was taking the others chaperones grocery shopping. We got to the apartment and Paul was there (which was a surprise). He was ...

      A Castle of Our Very Own

      A travel blog entry by focksy on May 20, 2014

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      ... meant that he also ran the bar for us after 11pm. The bar at the hotel was called The Library, and usually only ourselves were there. I made them make me bloody Mary's (not good but the beer wreaks havoc on my stomach after a while). Ben is the nephew of the owner of the castle and was great to visit with. He was entering school on the fall to become an attorney and we chatted with h about all kinds of things: ...

      Harlem you what !

      A travel blog entry by chrisandgail on Oct 22, 2013

      ... Oh by the way we have tickets for the finals of the "Amateur
      Night at the Apollo" at the world famous Apollo Theatre. Previous artists to have launched a career from
      this show include the likes of Ella
      Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Dionne Warwick, James Brown, Gladys Night, Jimmy
      Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Lauryn Hill. What more can you say
      and who might we see!
      I have already mentioned the up and ...