Monorene Guest House


23 Stirling Street, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 1BY

    Welcome to the Monorene Guesthouse, where a warm Scottish Borders welcome awaits you by Malcolm and Joan Hawgood.

    Galashiels is in the geographical heart of the borders and is a great central base to explore the area.

    Places to visit in Galashiels include, Old Gala House, now a museum and art gallery set in landscaped gardens. The Borders is full of historic places to visit: including Abbotsford House the home of Sir Walter Scott only 2 miles away and just a little further on, Melrose Abbey, Melrose is also the home of the world famous rugby 7s held in April.

    Further afield there are many more, historic houses, visitor attractions, museums, Roman Ruins to explore and all set in the most beautiful scenery that can be found in Scotland.

    Galashiels offers easy access to golfing (within half an hours travelling there are numerous top class golf courses), take advantage of Scotland's Best Selling Golf Pass - Freedom of the Fairways. Opportunities abound for activities in the area, walking is excellent at any time of the year or what about fishing on the River Tweed which is internationally famous for salmon fishing. Cyclists can join the 90 mile Tweed Cycle Way in Galashiels, whilst hikers can join the Southern Upland Way as it passes through.

    Local events include the Braw Lads Gathering in late June commemorating the history of Galashiels and Gala rugby 7's normally held in the Spring.
    Monorene is ideally located in the centre of Galashiels with private parking, adjacent to the Bus station and some of the best shopping in the Borders. Our home is an ideal base for touring the Borders/Edinburgh or using the X95 bus service to and from Edinburgh/Carlisle. Whatever your interests, you'll find something in the Borders, and at the comfortable Monorene Guesthouse, your bed and breakfast stay will be an enjoyable, relaxing experience.

    **Special Rates for longer stays**

    New for 2015

    From Sept, Monorene will be within 100 meters of the new bus/train interchange in Galashiels and only 55 minutes train journey from Edinburgh.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Family Room En-Suite
    £28.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Standard Single Room
    £33.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Standard Twin
    £28.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room En-Suite
    £28.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Children Welcome
    • Highchair Available


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Town Centre


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking


    • Payphones Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • WiFi

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Public Transport Directions



    From the nearest information centre:- On entering Galashiels from Peebles on the A72, from the traffic lights situated at the Bridge Public House, turn left, travel for 100 metres and you will come to the A7.  Turn right and follow signs for the bus station. We are 80 metres before the bus station on the left.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport, follow signs for Edinburgh bypass (east). Near end of bypass take the A7 Galashiels Road signposted. Travel south for approximately 25 miles to Galashiels following town centre directions and follow signposts to bus station. We are 80 metres before the bus station on the left.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Newcastle ferry port, travel north on A696, then take, A6088, then follow signs for Hawick and then follow A7 to Galashiels. On entering Galashiels, follow the new two way system to Tesco roundabout, proceed straight over to Asda roundabout, turn left to next roundabout, proceed straight over.  We are approx 200 metres on the left, with private car park.



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