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Off Lour Road | Balmashanner House, Forfar DD8 2LE, Scotland
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Balmashanner Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 11 Forfar B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic Bed and Breakfast. Very friendly welcome, and the accomodation had everything anyone could wish for. Rob could not do enough for us, and the breakfst was fantasic. Lovely quitet spot and beautiful views. Lots of space in the room, and a beautiful peaceful breakfast in the room. Wonderful stay, it was just a shame we couldn't stay longer but... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We arrived late in the afternoon on day 12 of a long distance cycle tour. Realising we would find it difficult to get back into town (in pouring rain) we were welcomed with large mugs of Mushroom soup and bread. The room was large and very comfortable. Some reviewers have wondered about the shared bathroom arrangements but i have to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This b&b is the best. Homely, welcoming, the owner rob is a great guy nothing too much trouble!. The views from the house are of beautiful scottish countryside, the rooms are very comfortable, breakfast is amzing its my first choise accomodation if working in aberdeen or dundee. Have stayed a few times and i have now started calling balmanshanner b&b... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Cute little B&B about 10 minutes drive from Forfar town. Had a lovely, peaceful stay here for 2 nights. The host Rob was friendly and helpful. Enjoyed my breakfast both mornings too. Great place to stay if you don't mind being away from town surrounded by vast farmlands. Although I was a lone female traveller and did not have my... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Having now stayed twice in this beautiful old house, we cant recommend it enough. First in the double room but this weekend in the Lour room which has a king-size bed. Gorgeous scenery and SO quiet which is a bonus for us parents who wanted just that. I personally don't think the shared bathroom is an issue,I've always found it... More

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South Milford, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I visited this B & B this Wednesday 30.07.14. The host Robert was waiting for me and was very helpful . The room was warm and comfortable and breakfast in room was a nice touch. Shared facilities but hey it's a B & B. I hope I will be back in the future

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Balmashanner2011, Owner at Balmashanner Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for taking the time to post such a pleasant review following your stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your room, the facilities and in particular your breakfast at the window. We look forward to offering our hospitality to you in the near future. Best Wishes, Rob & Marie More

Dortmund, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had a wonderful stay,the Landlord couldn't be better,a lovely room with a beautiful view!!! The breakfast's were excellent.We also shared a bathroom,found it always in an immaculate state.Highly recomended,absolutely no issue's, thanks again robert and marie

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

What do we expect when we stay at a Bed & Breakfast....a pleasant welcome from your Host, peaceful surroundings, lovely countryside views......hot water & heating perhaps? Balmashanner has most of the above. All 8 Guests, including ourselves had no hat water or heating from the time we arrived to when we left the following day. (The water was tepid at... More

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Balmashanner2011, Owner at Balmashanner Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I would not normally reply to such reviews as I feel that the members of Trip Advisor will make their own mind up whilst browsing through the pages. I feel however this customer is posting incorrect information and seems to have missed what I feel are more important points that should have been contained in the review. Firstly, this customer... More

Grimsby, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Visiting family in Forfar, I was after somewhere convenient and flexible. The Balmashammer was accommodating, quiet, comfortable and for me the personal but no fuss approach was just right. Lovely breakfast served in your room overlooking the garden.

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Edinburgh
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed for 1 night with our dog, and were well looked after. It was a very nice room with breakfast in the room with a lovely outlook. The only factor to be aware of is that it is a shared bathroom.

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Additional Information about Balmashanner Bed and Breakfast

Address: Off Lour Road | Balmashanner House, Forfar DD8 2LE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Angus > Forfar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Balmashanner Bed And Breakfast Forfar, Scotland

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