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Balmashanner Bed and Breakfast

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Off Lour Road | Balmashanner House, Forfar DD8 2LE, Scotland
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Forfar, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have regularly booked accommodation here for our staff and clients. Lovely country house with great views with clean spacious rooms. Breakfast served in the room at the breakfast table at the window. Hosts were friendly and accommodating. Recommend for business as well as a weekend away.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this bed and breakfast whilst on a work trip. Beautiful house very welcoming extremely clean with friendly people.Catered to my own personal needs breakfast brought up to my room every morning.Great value for money would highly recommend and would 100% return. No place better in Forfar that's better value for the quality service you receive... Thanks for a... More 

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Thank james220688
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Lovely rural location but still only a 2min drive from Forfar. Large 18 century country house with nice views over the countryside. I booked a double room for extra space which had a TV, sofa and fridge. Breakfast was lovely which you have in your room at a breakfast table at the window. Recommend to anyone on business or for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I have delayed posting this review in hope that the landlord, would honour his word to return the money he owes to my employer, but as this seems increasingly unlikely and is perhaps endangering other guests, I don’t feel like I should wait any longer. My review of the Balmashanner Bed and Breakfast is from a brief visit there in... More 

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Stockton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Based in the rolling hills Quite (exept) for the owl And a little remote unless that's what your looking for Great hosts Only thing is sharing a bathroom - but I didn't have to wait or line up and clean

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I always find reviews like this very interesting to read after the guest has left. Why would you book a remote location and then complain about the resident owl, surely it is better to hear such a beautiful sound, than drunks, police sirens, cars and buses if you were to stay in a town location such as Forfar. I notice... More 

New Cumnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

On arriving at this lovely countryside B&B we were greeted by the owners who were very friendly, knowledgeable about the local area and eager to make sure our stay was as lovely as possible. Breakfast is brought (within reason I imagine) whenever you request it for and catered to your tastes. The walks in the local area are lovely, the... More 

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Vif, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

What a really wonderful place. The location could not be better, beautiful. How often have you woken up, looked out of the window and seen a Buzzard 8 meters away washing in the bird bath. Forfar as a small town is perfectly placed for a full week or a few days exploring locally with "Olde Masons Arms" real local, very... More 

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Rob gave us a fantastic welcome and was able to accommodate our request for a late breakfast as we were out the night before. Unusually breakfast was served in the room, this was brilliant, Rob also suggested that our friends who were booked into two of the other rooms could join us for breakfast if they wanted to. The breakfast... More 

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Thank Beth T
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Great B&B in beautiful surroundings. Really loved how the rooms are furnished and decorated and the view from our room was fantastic. Great breakfast served in the room looking out over the green fields. Rob the owner was more than helpful. Had a fantastic time, thank you!

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Hi folks well what can i say about balmashaner we had a bit of difficulty locating this b&b but when we called rob he came in his car to direct us first class service the rooms were clean & comfortable and nothing was too much bother for rob breakfast was served at exact time you request and delicious in your... More 

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