The White Swan Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star guesthouse in Duns with restaurant and bar/lounge

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The White Swan Hotel

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Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Free toiletries, hair dryer, towels
Bar (on property)
Meeting facility

Overview of The White Swan Hotel

7.8 out of 10 Good
7.8/10 Good

Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
31-32 MARKET SQUARE, Duns, Scotland, TD11 3AL
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Meeting rooms
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bath or shower
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

Room options

Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Family Room, Multiple Beds

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Single Bed and 1 Double Bed

About this area

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 79 min drive
  • Berwick-Upon-Tweed Station - 20 min drive
  • Reston Train Station - 21 min drive
  • Dunbar Station - 26 min drive


  • China Palace - 1 min walk
  • Mckays on the Road - 4 min walk
  • Border Baguettes - 1 min walk
  • Golden Fish - 1 min walk
  • Siamese Kitchen - 2 min walk

About this property

The White Swan Hotel

Adjacent to a golf course, The White Swan Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Duns. The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after visiting the outdoor tennis courts for a workout, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 8 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets stay for free
  • Service animals welcome
  • Restrictions apply*
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • 18 holes of golf
  • Outdoor tennis court

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Mobile key entry

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available through room service.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards.

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Frequently asked questions

Does The White Swan Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The White Swan Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The White Swan Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The White Swan Hotel?
Yes, pets stay free. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at The White Swan Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The White Swan Hotel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The White Swan Hotel and nearby?
Practise your swing on the tennis courts.
Are there restaurants at or near The White Swan Hotel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around The White Swan Hotel like?
The White Swan Hotel is a short 3-minute walk from The Jim Clark Room and 17 minutes' walk from Duns Castle Nature Reserve.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

R, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Had a lovely time here. The hotel & room are a not dated and quirky however the room was spotless and the service was impeccable. Very friendly and very professional. Great value for money.
Stuart, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Very old, basic accom.
Peter, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

John, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

L, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The shower (in Room 6) was fantastic! But only 4 power sockets in a family room meant some compromises between bedside lights, TV, kettle, phone charger and laptop.
Iain, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Staff was great and friendly.The room was clean but there was some water problems with the tap and shower
Neil, 1-night business trip
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6/10 Good

Staff very pleasant and helpful room ok bathroom and shower was a nightmare needs sorting but food and breakfast was good.
Richard, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Tired hotel, could do with a facelift.
Basic accommodation but adequate for our needs. Staff amazing, very friendly and tentative
2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

PAUL V, 1-night trip
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