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The Elphinstone Hotel

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Elphinstone Hotel

The Elphinstone Hotel

3 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
145 High Street, Biggar, Scotland

Explore the area

  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)49 min drive
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Zoo51 min drive
  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile57 min drive
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle57 min drive

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About this area


Located in Biggar, The Elphinstone Hotel is in the city centre. Local points of interest include Falls of the Clyde, New Lanark, and Five Sisters Zoo.

What's nearby

  • Moat Park Heritage Centre - 3 min walk
  • Biggar Gasworks - 7 min walk
  • Edinburgh Zoo - 51 min drive
  • Royal Mile - 57 min drive
  • Edinburgh Castle - 57 min drive

Getting around

  • Carstairs Station - 19 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 49 min drive


  • The Barony - 4 min walk
  • Cross Keys - 6 min walk
  • The Oriental - 6 min walk
  • The Mill Inn - 5 min drive
  • Laurel Bank - 6 min drive

About this property

The Elphinstone Hotel

3-star hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a meeting room. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, wedding services and a fireplace at reception are on-site. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find coffee makers and showers.
The Elphinstone Hotel offers 11 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Biggar hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee daily
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • A meeting room


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed
Dogs and cats welcome

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and cash; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 75 out of 200 reviews
5 - Excellent 38%
Rating 4 - Good. 84 out of 200 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 32 out of 200 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 200 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 200 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay in nice town
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Staff fantastic but room allocated badly needs refurbished.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely little place we had evening meal which was gorgeous lovely and clean
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020