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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Belsyde, Linlithgow EH49 6QE, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 12 Linlithgow B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014
Colsandannie Birmingham
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  • Sleep Quality
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Birmingham
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We wanted a comfortable base for a family gathering at short notice and saw the reviews with so many 5* and thought there had to be a reason for this and there is - xecellence. Pre-arranging our late arrival was done in a very pleasant professional manner. On arrival as larte as we had suspected there was just the right... More

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bj61, Owner at Arden House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. It was a pleasure meeting you both and it is so nice to read your lovely comments about the accommodation and your overall experience. The weather was extremely kind during your stay and I do hope it added to your enjoyment of your trip down memory lane. I was sorry to... More

Portree, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Our daughter and son in law booked this lovely 5star guest house for a Christmas present.and five star rating is justified.Lovely house, beautiful surroundings and a gorgeous room, warm welcoming hosts and delicious fresh cooked breakfast. I would definitely recommend this

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bj61, Owner at Arden House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a the wonderful review. It was lovely to meet you both and to hear about your family and grand children. I was pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal at the West Port and I do hope that you have enjoyed your birthday celebrations , today. The biggest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We booked into the Galloway room for 2 nights for a Valentine's day break. We were greeted with homemade scones, tablet, and brownies with tea on arrival, which was an amazing touch and made us feel very welcome. The land lady was very friendly and welcoming and gave us great advice on where to go in the town. The full... More

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bj61, Owner at Arden House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the outstanding review, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Arden Country House. I was an absolute pleasure meeting you both and whilst the weather wasn't too kind, you certainly made the best of your time in Linlithgow. I am so glad you liked the afternoon tea and home baking, this... More

Stirling, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We booked all three rooms for the night before and the night of my son's wedding at the end of November 2013. Beth's attentiveness was second to none and she certainly impressed those in the party who had not stayed before. The afternoon tea on arrival was lovely and the breakfast was legendary. All rooms are superbly furnished with absolutely... More

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bj61, Owner at Arden House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It is always a pleasure when guests wish to return and on this occasion it was extra special as it was for your son's wedding. Everyone was so friendly and it was a pleasure to meet everyone and to hear all about the wedding the next day. Thank you so much for... More

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

This place is stunning. Views are amazing and in the heart of Scotland great base to travel anywhere. Me and my partner staying in the Morrison room and it was amazing. Sat nav for the postcode took me to a fisheries so do not follow it if your using one as I drove right past the place. Asked for a... More

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bj61, Owner at Arden House, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you much. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed you stay , the autumn colours this year are so pretty and you arrived in time to enjoy them in their full glory. Our postcode covers over 2 miles and being in the country side there are few pedestrians to ask if you get lost.... More

canberra
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Overnighted here at the end of Oct 2013 when visiting rellies in Scotland. The MOST COMFORTABLE bed of our entire holiday in a very beautiful setting and just a run down the hill to Linlithgow and its restaurants. The breakfast was also sumptuous. Beth made us very welcome and her husband John crisped the brekky bacon to perfection. Linlithgow was... More

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bj61, Owner at Arden House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and I am so pleased to hear that you found the bed so comfortable. It was lovely to meet you both and I too am sorry that you only had one night with us, but your travels sounded most interesting …. you will just have to come back to Scotland one day. More

West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Had three glorious nights at this B&B. Beth the land lady deserves all the awards she has received. The house is just lovely, stunning location, and beautifully furnished rooms. The breakfast is the best we have had anywhere and can only be classed as amazing. This is far superior to any luxury hotel we have stayed in. We can not... More

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bj61, Owner at Arden House, responded to this review

Gosh what a stunning review, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and what a stunning review it is. - many thanks. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast menu , we strive hard to use Scottish produce and locally sourced ingredients for our breakfasts . It was a pleasure to... More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Staying at the Arden Country House all ways feel like coming home; whilst this is only our second stay at this well established B&B, rest assure we will be coming back for many years to come. The proprietor of the property Beth Cruickshank is such a Darling of a person who makes you feel at home with every turn. Small... More

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bj61, Manager at Arden House, responded to this review

Wow, what an amazing review, thank you so much. It is such a wonderful compliment when guests choose to return and I thank you both for choosing Arden County House during your recent trip to Scotland. As always it is great to hear about your travels and most recently about your gorgeous new home and all of the wonderful renovations.... More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The nicest bed and breakfast I have ever stayed in. Beth is one of the most accommodating hosts I have ever met, including staying up late as we were delayed. We also had the date wrong which she sorted out for us without any fuss whatsoever. Magnificent rooms and a breakfast most 5 star hotels would have been proud of.... More

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bj61, Owner at Arden House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review, it was really lovely to meet you both and I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Our newfoundland certainly enjoyed the extra attention. I do hope the boys had a great time with the relatives and that you feel rested after your time away. We will look forward to... More

kalamazoo
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My husband and I stayed at this lovely B&B with our two adult children in July. We arrived tired after an over night flight and were greeted with a delicious and filling tea. On the menu was tablet, which we had never had before and three of us have not tried it yet because our daughter ate it all! Our... More

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bj61, Manager at Arden House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was lovely meeting everyone and I wish your daughter well with her new skill of tablet making. Hopefully you get to try it ,this time. I am glad that you enjoyed your afternoon tea. When guest book directly through our website or by phone we offer complimentary afternoon tea with home... More

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Additional Information about Arden House

Also Known As:
Arden Hotel Linlithgow
Arden House Linlithgow, Scotland
Address: Belsyde, Linlithgow EH49 6QE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > West Lothian > Linlithgow
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Linlithgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Arden House 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Multiple award winning 5 star B&B set in peaceful, picturesque country setting yet only minutes from the historic town of Linlithgow, birth place of Mary Queen of Scotts. ... more   less 
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