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Forbes of Kingennie

#4 of 31 Hotels in Dundee
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Kingennie, Dundee dd53rd, Scotland
Forbes of Kingennie
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Ranked #4 of 31 Hotels in Dundee
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only on my 3rd lesson and already Im starting to find the consistency I was needing in my swing. Ive only been playing for 8 months and after a lot of frustration on the course I felt a few lessons were in order. For those that don't know, Stack and Tilt is a method of golf swing which both simplifies... More 

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

Dear Greg, It is encouraging to hear that you are getting a lot out of your golf lessons with Ron and that you are seeing great improvements to your technique by using the Stack and Tilt method. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you on the course soon! Fingers crossed for some sunshine! With thanks, Kingennie... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nisi wedding on Friday the 5th of June- professional from the word go.... From the events planner Louise, to the lodge manager Nikki! Steven the barista/ driver and of course Claire the wedding manager! This was a seemless event they all have it under control .. no need to worry about the detail these guys have it covered! I did... More 

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

Dear Mr and Mrs Nisi, I am so happy to hear that your big day ran beautifully. We have a wonderful team here who work remarkably hard to make our guests experience the best it can possibly be and it is fantastic that we achieved that with your wedding. We wish you both all the best in the future and... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bought an ITISON voucher to have some golf lessons, was an all round good experience, a very, very nice place with excellent facilities, I had been before for a wedding but had no idea there was a golf course there, had some sessions with the pro which helped me and will go back and play with my golf buddies, very... More 

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

Hi David, I am glad that you found your golf lessons to be an all round good experience. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back whether it's for golf, fishing or the lattes! With thanks, Kingennie Management Team More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Never been here before it was very peaceful and pleasant the staff were very good to take our drinks order and food . The decor is a lot of date could do with a make over and some of the seats needs replacing but it was still nice

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad that we succeeded in making your first impression a good one. You will be happy to know that we are going to be investing in the renovation of our downstairs bar area in January 2016 to modernise the space. We look forward to welcoming you back in... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Stayed here with some family for my sisters wedding & was really pleased with it, huge living room area with open kitchen which was cleaned to a high standard & with our view onto the golf course it was delightful & relaxing, can't complain in any way from start to finish our trip was brilliant the staff were very friendly... More 

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

Dear Mrs Richards, Thank you for writing a review on your experience of Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort. It is always positive to hear good reviews and as it is our aim to make every guest's experience a special one it is nice to hear when we achieve that. I hope you had a wonderful time at your sister's wedding... More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Visited here for the first time on a gloriously sunny April afternoon. We had a nice walk all round the "policies" which were very nicely landscaped indeed, a most attractive setting. Popping in for coffee, we then stayed for high tea. Tea, toast, fresh haddock and chips and delicious peas, then a selection of cakes and scones ( which were... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We aim to make every customer's experience a good one so I am happy we achieved that with you. It's a great encouragement to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much that you booked a celebration with us. We have been very lucky with the weather lately, so fingers crossed that is stays lovely... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

I stayed for a weekend with a group of 10 guys in one of the lodges (something North) and it was fantasic. The lodge was a great size and the single beds made it ideal for a same sex group. Wifi was in place which helped to keep an eye on the Ryder cup as dos sky sports in the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your kind words about 2 valuable members of our team- I will be sure to pass them on! We will hopefully see you and your group of friends in the near future. With thanks, Kingennie Management... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Blessed with a lovely day on Easter Sunday, we decided to head out to Forbes of Kingennie for a high tea. The staff are extremely helpful and pleasant, food was plentiful and tasty and reasonably priced. Cakes , scones nice too. The setting is very pretty, nice for a wee walk after tea around the loch.

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

Thank you for reviewing your experience at Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort. It is lovely to hear that you chose to spend Easter Sunday with us and that you enjoyed your High Tea. It was a beautiful, sunny day at the resort so fingers crossed the weather stays nice for summer! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. With... More 

Inverness, Scotland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This was booked as part of a birthday weekend away for a few of us. The lodge we stayed in was ok and could be doing with an upgrade. We booked a champagne breakfast for the Saturday morning (and received Prosecco). I had the full Scottish and it was ok and would have been better if it had been served... More 

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

Hi Phil, Thank you for your review. We have taken on board your comments about our lodges, our Woodland lodges are more classically decorated however they are refreshed every year. Our larger lodges are more contemporary and may be better suited to yourself and your party should you choose to stay with us again. I am deeply sorry about the... More 

Gourock
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Me and my husband stayed at the beautiful, cosy and quirky boathouse on an Itison deal on 27/28th February. Find it difficult to fault as it is just lovely. It has a huge spa bath in the bathroom which takes quite a while to fill so the addition of a walk-in shower would be a bonus for mornings. We ate... More 

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

Dear Carol, Thank you for your review of your stay in our Leannan Boathouse. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and I will keep your suggestion about a shower in mind. Hopefully it will be better weather next time you visit! With thanks, Kingennie Management Team More 

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