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Balgowan House

510 Perth Road, Dundee DD2 1LW, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 29 Dundee B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the stay, rooms clean and well appointed. Rooms we stayed in had fantastic views. The accomadition is well located and plenty of off street parking. We enjoyed the flexibility of the great hosts and the large stair cases for transportation of luggage.

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Edinburgh
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We have just returned from a one night stay & can only agree with all the previous 5 star reviews! We stayed in Room 1 which is a large, comfortable room with modern en-suite and a fantastic view over the botanic gardens & the Tay. Very tasty breakfast and it was nice to chat to other guests around the large... More

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Easter: very comfortable house in quiet location with private parking, easy access to city centre, tourist attractions, theatre, and restaurants. Comfortable, clean and spacious room with separate en suite. Magnificent view over garden and river Tay. Tasty cooked or continental breakfast served in elegant dining room. Pleasant and welcoming host, who accommodated our request for... More

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Large, comfortable room with a separate en-suite. Great view of Fife across the Tay and the Botanical Gardens. Good hearty breakfasts and very welcoming hosts. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Dundee.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We agree and reinforce all the good things written about Balgowan in the preceding reviews. We stayed for 3 nights; 1st night in Room 3 and then moved into Room 1 for a view over the Tay. Both rooms were huge by comparison with other places we have stayed, with great en-suite bathrooms; all very clean and comfortable. The specially... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed one night for a course at ninewells hospital (perfect for this only 20 min walk away). Nothing was too much trouble. The host was very welcoming and went well beyond standard expectations to be helpful. The house is beautiful, rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean with toiletries and tea/coffee making facilities etc provided. Breakfast was included in my room... More

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Attending a function at Invercarse - so glad we didn't stay at the Carse as the rooms are small and uninteresting, and service is just OK. For a similar price, you can get the ambience of a well-managed privately-owned establishment just across the road. Big bedroom, all very clean, friendly host, good breakfast, but best of all - a wonderful... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

A really lovely welcome from Richie and partner, baby Amelie and Brora the dog. This is a very beautiful house with stunning features and you wake up to wonderful views over the botanic gardens, airport and river. Really warm and comfortable. I didn't sample cooked breakfast but porridge and toast in the dining room was fine, although perhaps radio muzak... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

The best place i have ever stayed. Literally could not fault it and Richie, the landlord, is not bad on the eye either. Really beautiful room, bathroom, view and breakfast. The price s unbeatable compared to the value Balgowan House offers. Recommend to all you know! Sophie

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

All round top place. Great rooms. Amazingly comfortable bed and bath room bigger than most hotel bedrooms! Highly recommend! Richie and His Lovely Dog gave us a warm welcome. The room was fabulous with views across the river. Truly smashing place. We will be back! Rich and Annika.

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Address: 510 Perth Road, Dundee DD2 1LW, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
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Balgowan is a beautiful mansion house set in Dundee's prime West End location. Built circa 1900, the house boasts many period features and has recently been sympathetically modernized to keep this original feel while offering 21st century living. We offer a very friendly service, large comfortable rooms, some with 180 degrees panoramic views over the botanical gardens and the River Tay. Probably the best views in Dundee! Our single/twin rooms have deluxe single beds and our double rooms have deluxe kingsize beds to ensure you have a perfect nights sleep. We are located 1 mile East of the main A90 Edinburgh to Aberdeen Road; 2 miles West from the City Centre and our garden borders the botanical gardens. We are just 10 minute walk from Dundee airport and Ninewells hospital and 20 minutes drive from the famous golf courses of St Andrews and Carnousite. A perfect spot for touring, working or just relaxing with friends in Dundee. ... more   less 
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