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Forbes of Kingennie

Kingennie, Dundee dd53rd, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 31 hotels in Dundee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
BarbDewar Windsor, Canada
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We rented 6 cottages for a week in June. Cottages are well equipped and have beautiful views. The best part is the staff. Whether in the restaurant, pub or in the sports shop the entire staff was so friendly and helpful - you couldn't ask for better service. Some of the cottages could use a good cleaning but that didn't... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Second visit but this time disappointing. Remnants of balloons still in gallery which were there a year ago!!! Cobwebs in evidence and lots of light bulbs not working. Outside lodge appeared neglected (rhone pipes overgrown etc). Service in restaurant exceptionally poor and meal disappointing. (Please bring back Carlo - surely he is worth his weight in gold). Instantly obvious that... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for 5 nights but only managed 4. Bed not comfy, lodge shabby, dirty pan in kitchen, dirty towels in bathroom. Restaurant menu was quite boring. Golf was fab but fishing rubbish. Left feedback but haven't had acknowledgement yet. So sad because I really thought I had found something really great. I wouldn't bother again.

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Bury St Edmunds
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Forbes of Kingennie is a little hard to get your head around. Is it a hotel complex? Is it a self catering place? The website seems a little unsure- and on arrival it was hard to describe. A new build it stands in beautiful grounds, although everything from the ground up is clearly landscaped. Like the lakes and the view... More

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Forfar, Scotland, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

As a teacher,I attended a school prom here, and after reading such excellent reviews I was really looking forward to a magical night for the pupils in their last celebration as pupil cohort. The venue and location are spectacular, and the views from the room are fantastic, especially when taken on the outside decking. Many fabulous photos taken in posh... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Stayed in Lyon and found it to be very dated and not very clean, grubby would be a good word, certainly not luxurious, the kickboards in the kitchen dropped to the floor when I opened the cupboard, (the clips were broken) the wooden floor in the living space/kitchen/dining space is in desperate need of sanding/polishing or better still a carpet... More

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newcastle upon tyne
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14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

This is our 4th year staying in the Leannen boat house, it is sheer bliss especially when you open your bedroom door on to decking on a lake, the time we were privileged to have 2 swans come right up to us on the lake.The menu is very good the food superb and the scenery is just awesome.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Cabin is lovely ,more like a modern house .great dining space seating for six ,excellent kitchen facilities ,large fridge ,dishwasher ,etc. Best of all is the view from the balcony at front. We had one of the larger cabins first time ,smaller cabin needed larger fridge ,as floor level not so easy access.

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Brechin, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I have just over 3 weeks until myself and my partner get married at the beautiful forbes of kingennie and I just wanted to write a small review for all those other brides who have either booked this venue for their special day or who are considering it. I could not imagine marrying my soul mate at any other venue... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We returned to Kingennie arriving on the16 March. On this occasion we stayed at Glen Prosen for six nights and it was lovely. From the moment we arrived and until our departure all the team made us feel very welcome.The lodge was to the usual very high standard warm and cosy and very comfortable indeed. Special mention to Keith for... More

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Kingennie, General Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent return visit. I am delighted to hear you had another lovely stay and am especially glad to hear the team looked after you well. I am glad to hear the Osprey timed his arrival back during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. More

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Address: Kingennie, Dundee dd53rd, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
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#5 Family Hotel in Dundee #11 Romantic Hotel in Dundee
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are looking for an activity holiday with family and friends, a romantic short break, the perfect wedding venue, or somewhere to celebrate that special event, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort has it all. With top-class golf and fishing on the estate, the peaceful and unspoiled environment is also home to some of the very best luxury woodland and lochside lodges in Scotland. Its location makes it the perfect spot to explore Scotland's glorious countryside or play a round or two at the world's best know golf courses nearby. Conference and business meetings and events are all catered for, while sister company Corporate Kingennie can create memorable and effective team building or corporate days out. In the heart of the countryside, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort nevertheless enjoys easy access to major towns and cities. Dundee is only 6 miles away, while Edinburgh, Perth and Aberdeen are within easy reach. ... more   less 
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