From £59.00
Usually £158
Discount 62%
Saving £99.00

What’s Included

Instant booking – choose the date you want before you buy

Stay in Borders castle hotel

Option of dinner

Full Scottish breakfast

Wine & canapés

Full use of thermal spa

The panto season will soon be here and the nations’ theatres will be packed with assorted princesses, numerous varieties of fairy godmothers and lots of handsome, if inept, princes.

If you want to chill with your own fairytale over the next few months, prepare to be enchanted by today’s Big Deal on an overnight stay for two at the Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel.

Located near Peebles, just seventeen miles south of Edinburgh and within easy reach of Glasgow, the hotel is very convenient for a relaxing Borders break.

Christmas gift idea

With this offer valid until 28th February 2018, it could be used for a relaxing autumn getaway, a pre-Christmas break from the frantic festive preparations or a refreshing winter break in the new year.

It would also make a very kind Christmas gift.

Nothing beats a castle for that frisson of romance and this hotel provides a great base from which to explore one of Scotland’s most colourful regions.

A la carte dinner

Option one is for two people to have one night in a double or twin room with a full Scottish breakfast in the morning.

Option two is for two people to have an overnight stay in a double or twin room with a full Scottish breakfast the next morning. This option also includes a £28 per person food spend to be used in the hotel’s restaurant, Thomson’s at the Castle.

Both offers are available seven days a week and include a late check out to 11am. All guests can look forward to making full use of the hotel’s thermal spa experience and leisure facilities.

This offer also includes a large glass of house wine per person (selected from Tempranillo, Shiraz, Merlot, Rioja, Viura, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and Zinfandel) and canapés for all guests.

There is a £20 supplements for Friday night stays and £30 for Saturday nights.

16th century tower house

Now privately owned, Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel was originally a 16th century tower house built by the Murrays of Blackbarony.

Sitting pretty in 25 acres of lush gardens, the grand exterior still looks like a fairytale castle but the Barony has been considerably altered since then.

Not least in the introduction of all the modern comforts which you would expect to find in a 21st century hotel.

There is free WiFi in all of the hotel’s 78 ensuite rooms along with satellite TV, a hair drier and a hot drinks tray.

A continuing refurbishment program keeps the premises looking their best.

Thermal Spa

Guests can enjoy full use of the hotel’s leisure facilities including the thermal spa.

Featuring a ten metre swimming pool, heated loungers, experience showers, swan necks, sauna and a spa bath, it’s the perfect place to melt away the stress of everyday life.

From body polishes to facials and massages, the hotel’s team of spa therapists also offers a relaxing range of spa treatments (not included in offer).

Local produce, seasonal menus

The kitchens at Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel are run by Chef William Thomson, a man with a good track record of winning AA Rosettes for the restaurants he works in.

The menu in Thomson’s at the Castle, is seasonal and makes the best use of local produce. All dishes are cooked to order from fresh ingredients.

Typical starters might be the chicken liver and Madeira pâté with onion marmalade and toasted brioche or the king prawn cocktail with cucumber spaghetti and a bloody Mary mayonnaise.

Popular main courses include the pan-fried duck with rosemary polenta and balsamic pickled shallots or the seared escalope of Scottish salmon, served with wilted samphire, sweetcorn blini and parsley Hollandaise.

After eating, guests can enjoy a nightcap in the welcoming Blue Dug Bar.

A new addition to Barony Castle, the Murray Lounge has three 58” flat screen TVs – perfect for viewing multiple sporting events – and use of a PlayStation 4 and Xbox.

Happy guests

Previous guests have been very enthusiastic with the hotel staff often receiving special mention for the warmth of their welcome. This is what a couple of recent guests had to say on TripAdvisor:

‘From the moment we arrived, we received friendly and efficient service. We had requested a quiet room and that was what we had on the third floor. The room was a bit “tired” but the facilities were excellent and everything was very clean plus we had a lovely view over the drive… Everything was freshly cooked and always served with a smile. Spa facilities are available and the grounds are a delight to explore…’

‘Romantic break. Been here a few times now and its lovely staff are very friendly and helpful . Rooms are very clean, modern and comfortable. Good food menu to suit all. Peaceful surroundings and lovely grounds if you fancy a walk…’

Cosy Borders break

As mentioned, this offer would make a lovely Christmas gift for a couple who could use a post-festive getaway.

Alternatively, it would also make a lovely surprise for your other half on Christmas morning.

Take up today’s Big Deal with the Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel and you can pretend that you are the Lord and Lady of this enchanting Borders castle.

Just don’t let the other guests overhear you referring to one another as Cinderella and my Prince.

What other 5pm bookers like about this deal...

It was great to get a hotel deal we could select the date before purchase

Archie S.

good value

Amanda F.

Great value for money and a great gift

Tiffany B.

From £59.00
Usually £158
Discount 62%
Saving £99.00

Important Information

Valid from 01.11.17 until 28.02.18.

Bookings must be made by 07.02.18 at latest or risk forfeit of purchase.

Available 7 days a week.

A supplementary charge of £20 is required for Friday stays and £30 for Saturday stays; payable directly to hotel.

Unavailable on the following dates:
4th, 18th, 23rd Nov;
24th-31st Dec;
1st-2nd Jan;
10th, 14th Feb.

The Big Deal option 1 is for 2 people to stay overnight in a standard double or twin room with full use of leisure facilities. Includes full Scottish breakfast.

Option 2 is for 2 people to stay overnight in a standard double or twin room with full use of leisure facilities. Includes full Scottish breakfast + £28 per person food spend for dinner.

Both options include a large glass of house wine and canapés for each guest. Wine selected from Tempranillo, Shiraz, Merlot, Rioja, Viura, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and Zinfandel. Alcohol can be substituted for a soft drink.

Rooms can be upgraded on arrival, supplement charges from £15; subject to availability.

Vegetarian, gluten / wheat free options are available. Please advise hotel when booking.

Dinner spend is for food only and is non-transferrable and non-refundable. Leftover credit cannot be carried over from initial visit.

Check-in from 2pm. Late check out to 11am is included in both options.

Advance booking required.  

Please note once a booking has been made the hotel cancellation policy is applicable with regards to refunds or extensions.

There is free on-site parking.

Please be advised credit card details will be required upon arrival at the hotel, but no payment will be taken unless additional purchases are made during your stay.

Multiple purchases permitted. May be used on consecutive nights, subject to availability – must be booked separately.

Max of 1 child permitted; no supplement applies per child aged 0-12 years when sharing twin room with adults. £7.50 supplement applies for children’s breakfast (children’s dinner to be charged as consumed from the menu); payable directly to hotel.

Guests are advised there are no crèche or childcare facilities available.

Max of 1 dog permitted at a supplementary charge of £15 per dog per night; limited number of pet friendly rooms and subject to availability.

All supplements to be arranged with and payable directly to hotel.

Offers are non-transferable.

Printed emails must be presented on arrival.

Discount calculated as a percentage of rack rate.

Subject to availability and allocation. The beginning and end of validity period is often busiest. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Please refer to our T&Cs for full information.

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Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel
Eddleston
Peebles
EH45 8QW

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