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Gowanbank House Bed & Breakfast

Gowanbank House, Darvel KA17 0LL, Scotland
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 5years ago and was 100% satisfied with all aspects therefore it was an easy decistion to book again for our latest visit to Scotland.As expected the quality of everything was exactly as it was five years ago. Willie and Isobel are brilliant hosts to say nothing of the quality of the breakfast. (yummy). Looking forward to another visit... More

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

During my recent stay at Gowanbank (built by my own great-great-grandfather!), I experienced a relaxed atmosphere with an "at-home" personal welcome from the resident owners, Isobel and Willie Smith. Bedroom immaculately appointed, together with home-made cakes available in the vicinity of bedrooms (in addition to usual tea/coffee/biscuits, etc). An all inclusive breakfast available, from continental to fully cooked, with a... More

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Evanton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights with my wife. The building and the view's were very nice. The Room Was clean bright and comfortable with a nice modern en-suite bathroom. The Staff were also very welcoming and friendly. Will Definitely stay here again if I am back in the Area.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I were given a warm welcome on our arrival by Willie and Isobel.Out room was very clean and comfortable, as was the bed. Breakfast following day I can't fault. Perfect. The added touch of having home made cakes on the landing was lovely and much appreciated by my other half as he has a sweet tooth,worth going... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay at Gowanbank House. The bedroom and bathroom were both spacious and really comfortable and well-appointed, with wonderful views; and the breakfasts were delicious with an great choice of locally-sourced products . Best of all, Isobel and Willy were charming and welcoming hosts who sincerely want to make sure their guests have a great visit... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Not often do I write a review and not often am I pleasantly surprised. But this bed/breakfast was one of the best we have had the pleasure to stay in. We arrived around 6pm to a lovely greeting from Isabel who made us welcome straight away. On finding we had not eaten and were looking for a place that evening... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Gowanbank is the nearest thing possible to a perfect bed and breakfast hotel. From the moment you arrive the experience is outstanding, Isobel and Willie welcome you as old friends and show you to a beautifully appointed room. We have stayed several times in different rooms and can guarantee that all the rooms are extremely comfortable and make the guests... More

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Barton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Willy and Isobel were warm and resourceful hosts for our stay in Ayrshire. What a place! And a bargain!! Beautiful large light room with magnificent views and a breakfast fit for a king! Local food cooked to perfection and presented tastefully in a lovely light room with views The choice and quantity of food left us wanting for nothing. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Second visit and as wonderful as the first, Isabelle and Willie are as such lovely couple who make you feel as a family member and not just a guest. The breakfast and cakes are delicious, Can't wait for our next visit, and Sister and Brother in law want to come as they have heard so much about Isabelle and Willie... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Gowanbank is a stunning house and Isobel and Willie who share it with their guests are fantastic, you feel welcome the minute you arrive at their door. Darvel is a good base to tour from and if you need some retail therapy just drive to ShieldsRoad Subway AKA "Willies Subway" park and ride and you'll be in the city in... More

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Address: Gowanbank House, Darvel KA17 0LL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > East Ayrshire > Darvel
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Gowanbank House luxury bed & breakfast is a grand Victorian country house in the heart of the Irvine Valley, Ayrshire. Surrounded by 7 acres of lush gardens and woodlands, Gowanbank is within walking distance of the beautiful villages of Darvel and Newmilns. Built in 1890, by wealthy textile baron, Alexander Morton, Gowanbank retains its period features while offering quality, contemporary accommodation. Located within Ayrshire's rural countryside, Gowanbank bed and breakfast is ideally situated to offer a relaxing retreat for holidaymakers while only 30 minutes from Glasgow city centre. ... more   less 
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