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The Tontine Hotel, Peebles

High Street, Peebles, EH45 8AJ, UK
The Tontine Hotel, Peebles The Tontine Hotel, Peebles 01721720892 High Street Peebles
91 out of 100% 21 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed

With a warm welcome and excellent service, The Tontine Hotel Peebles is located on the high street in the heart of the town making it the perfect choice for a short break in the Scottish Borders. The family-run hotel is perfect for exploring the Tweed Valley as well as being around an hour from Edinburgh.

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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed

Number of Bedrooms: 36

Parking Spaces: 22

Steps into Hotel: 6

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Tontine hotel is located in the heart of the Tweed Valley in the Borders town of Peebles. This family-run hotel is the perfect place to stay when exploring the outdoors from mountain biking and Go Ape at Glentress to exploring the history of the Borders at Neidpath Castle or Traquair House. Whatever your interest, with our local knowledge, warm hospitality and activity expertise we will make sure that you have an excellent stay.

Each of the 36 comfortable en suite bedrooms feature super beds, flat-screen TVs, high-speed free Wifi and all the amenities expected from a 3-star hotel.

The Tontine Hotel Peebles is proud to use the very best of locally sourced produce to create the dining menu. the Head Chef and his team work closely with the local community of suppliers to create delicious seasonal dishes for you to enjoy. Relax in the bar with a local beer or try an old or new-world wine from the extensive wine list.

The Tontine Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.



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tick Tea/Coffee
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Wifi

All of our 36 en-suite bedrooms feature new super-comfortable Hypnos beds and are fitted with a flat-screen television, free wifi direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, and a welcoming tea and coffee tray. Chose from a Double, Twin, Family or Four Poster guest room, some with views of the River Tweed and Tweed Green. Or if it’s a special occasion, request a feature room. Cots, highchairs, irons, and boards are available by prior arrangement.

Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

The bar & restaurant at the Tontine Hotel Peebles offers only the very best, freshest, locally sourced produce throughout our menus. The head chef and his team work closely with a range of local suppliers to create delicious seasonal menus reflecting the abundance of excellent products available in and around the Scottish Borders.

Adam Room Restaurant
Experience fresh, Scottish dining in our Adam Room Restaurant. The picturesque views across the Glensax Hills create a relaxing atmosphere and provide the perfect accompaniment to your meal.
Enjoy the wealth of fresh, locally sourced, quality produce of the Scottish Borders. From Borders beef, lamb, and Sika venison, to fresh salmon from the East Coast ports, there’s always a variety of seasonal delights that are rich in flavour.

Enjoy relaxed, contemporary dining in The Bistro. The bistro is the perfect place to enjoy a light bite with friends, family, or your significant other.
It’s open throughout the day so whenever you’re feeling a little peckish pop in and the fresh, locally sourced ingredients that make our meals so special. It’s a must-visit if you fancy trying a taste of Scottish cuisine.

Callants Lounge
Sit back, relax and revive yourself whilst enjoying a leisurely hour or two with friends and loved ones in the Callants lounge. At The Tontine Hotel our homemade cakes, freshly baked scones, and buttery Scottish shortbread are an unmissable speciality.
Brodies of Edinburgh’s ethically sourced roasted coffee and blended tea for you to enjoy is available at the Tontine hotel.
Enjoy a full afternoon tea comprises of delicate finger sandwiches served along with your choice of scone and a selection of mouth-watering cakes, savouries and pastries accompanied by your choice of tea or coffee. Afternoon tea is served daily between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.

The Secret Garden
The ‘Garden Room’, as it is now known has been transformed into a lovely secret place to while away a few hours … chatting to friends whilst enjoying an afternoon tea or bowl of fresh strawberries taken with a glass of beautifully bubbly Prosecco.

Tweedale Shoot Bar
Class in a glass … the Tweeddale Shoot Bar has a fantastic range of tempting drink options.
Offering a range of ales and lagers always available including the locally brewed Broughton Cask Ale and St Mungo’s lager. We also serve McEwans 70 shilling, Carling, Magners, and of course Guinness!

Choose from a range of classics including mojitos, cosmopolitans, and the ever-popular martini – and if you fancy something a little bit different, our experienced bar staff will be happy to fix up a special cocktail just for you.
The wine list has been carefully selected by Gordon and boasts a wonderful range of reds, whites, and rosés, featuring a fantastic selection of superb value award-winning bottles for your enjoyment. And if it’s a special occasion, why not celebrate in style with a bottle of Champagne?


Guests at the Tontine Hotel can enjoy complimentary access to the leisure facilities at the nearby Barony Castle Hotel just a short 10-minute drive from the Tontine Hotel. Facilities include a 10-meter heated indoor swimming pool, whirlpool bath, sauna, and heated loungers.

Opening Times
The pool is open daily from 8 am to 10 pm (opens 10 am Mondays)
The gym is open daily from 7 am to 10 pm
Towels are available at reception for £2.
Lockers require £1 coin for use

Location & Directions

Tontine Hotel is in the heart of Peebles in the Scottish Borders. Easily accessible by car from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle.

Directions to the Tontine Hotel, Peebles.

By Car
From Edinburgh
Travel from the city centre, follow A701 / A703 to Peebles via Penicuick and Leadburn. The total journey is approximately 23 miles.

From Glasgow
Travel east down the M8, exit Jct. 6, and follow A73 Carluke, A721 and A72 Peebles. The total journey is approximately 55 miles.

From Newcastle
Travel along the A1 and A69 Corbridge, follow A68 Galashiels and A72 Peebles.
The total journey is approximately 96 miles.
Or travel along the A696 Otterburn, follow A68 Galashiels and A72 Peebles. The total journey is approximately 90 miles.

From the South
Travel along the M6 / M74, exit Jct. 15 BEATTOCK, follow A701 Edinburgh, B712 Stobo and A 72 Peebles.
The total journey from Jct. 15 is approximately 38 miles. Or Exit M74 Jct. 13 ABINGTON, follow A702 Edinburgh / Biggar and A 72 Peebles.
The total journey from Jct. 13 is approximately approx. 55 miles

Private parking is available at the Tontine Hotel.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Pet-Friendly Hotel
The Tontine Hotel welcomes dogs for an additional charge of £15 per pet per night

Car Parking
Private parking is available at the hotel and is allocated on a first-come first served basis.

Hotel Facilities:
Our secure bike garage ensures peace of mind for overnight storage of mountain bikes & road bikes, and the hotel’s pressure washer is available should you want to rinse off your bike after a fun day outdoors. We have a drying room for wet clothes and storage space for both guns and fishing rods. The hotel has a washing machine and dryer and small washing loads can be processed overnight for a small fee.

Dinner Inclusive allowance:

Guests on dinner-inclusive packages are given a £30 per person allowance towards the a la-carte menu. The allowance can be used towards food only. 

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Nature Reserves
tick Cycling
tick Segways
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Climbing
tick Shopping

Unlock the Scottish Borders and experience the beauty of our local area.

With plenty of quirky, wee shops for you to browse, a range of active experiences, and a variety of local festivals and events there is always something to see and do in Peebles.

If you fancy some downtime you can step out of our back door onto the bonnie banks of the River Tweed and immerse yourself in the picturesque, Scottish countryside that is our back garden. Feed the ducks, take the little ones to the park across the river, or sit on a bench, relax, and watch the world go by.

Things to see and do when staying at the Tontine Hotel.

7 Stanes Glentress
Go Ape Glentress
Polish Map of Scotland
Dawyck Botanic Gardens
Tweed Valley Railway Path
Peebles Library, Museum & Gallery
Cross Kirk
1881 Distillery & Gin School
Don Coyote Outdoor Centre
Peebles Golf Club
Neidpath Castle
Robert Smails Printing Works

For more information on things to see and do in the area, visit our Dumfriesshire & The Borders destination guide.

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