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Waverley Castle Hotel in Melrose sold to Leisureplex Hotel Group through Christie & Co

On behalf of Coast & Country Collection, specialist hotel property adviser, Christie & Co is delighted to announce the Waverley Castle hotel in Melrose has been sold to Leisureplex Hotel Group.

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Set in five acres of parkland one mile from the centre of beautiful Melrose, the Waverley Castle Hotel offers the perfect base to explore the Scottish Borders and surrounding areas including Edinburgh and the Northumbrian coastline. The 77-bedroom hotel enjoys wonderful views of the Eildon Hills, and direct access to a scenic walk along the banks of the River Tweed into Melrose.

The hotel will become the 23rd property in the Leisureplex Collection, providing quality accommodation in an idyllic location in the Scottish Borders.

Emma Russell, Managing Director of Alfa Leisureplex Group, comments, “We are delighted that the Waverley Castle Hotel is joining as our latest Leisureplex Hotel and we are looking forward to welcoming General Manager James and the team to our employee-owned family. We can’t wait to welcome guests when we take over at the end of November, providing that Leisureplex experience that our guests know and love.”

Gary Witham, Director in Christie & Co’s Scottish Hospitality team, who acted for the seller, comments, “We are delighted to report the sale of the Waverley Castle Hotel. The property is one of the 33 hotels positioned in leading resort and leisure destinations across England, Scotland, and Wales, that we are currently marketing on behalf of the Coast & Country Hotel Collection. The hotels have received very strong interest to date, and a limited number of these assets remain available, so we invite any interested parties to get in touch.”

Enquiries regarding the remaining Coast & Country Hotels on the market should be directed to Jeremy Jones, Head of Hotel Brokerage at Christie & Co.

For further information on this press release, contact:
Bronte Hughes, Corporate Communications Manager
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