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Knockderry House Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Shore Road, Cove, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 0NX, Scotland
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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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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked Knockderry House Hotel to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Fantastic location tucked away at the end of the peninsula with views across Loch Long from our Room 3 master bedroom with a wonderful four poster bed. Charming arts and crafts house with a genteel air and friendly accommodating staff and owners. We dined at the hotel which had... More

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Dear Fizz18, Thank you for choosing to spend your 25th wedding anniversary at Knockderry and taking the time to write a review about your stay. I am so pleased you found our room wonderful and enjoyed the loch views. Thank you very much for your comments that our staff are friendly and accommodating, the food delicious and the wine menu... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is going into my treasure box of memories as a hotel that has got everything and more on my expectation list. The two night stay last weekend 15th August was a gift from my family for a special birthday. Such a beautiful and peaceful location where nothing was too much trouble for the team at Knockderry. For me the... More

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EAMac, Manager at Knockderry House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle T, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Knockderry Country House Hotel. I am so pleased you found our hotel beautiful and peaceful. Thank you so much for your comments about our staff being calm, professional and unobtrusive. Our team here work very hard to provide this services are delighted to hear this feedback.... More

Saddleworth, England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here overnight on the way back from a trip to Scotland. The stay was delightful from start to finish - very friendly staff (and a couple of dogs!), beautiful building and setting, nice room, great food. Would definitely stay here again.

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EAMac, Manager at Knockderry House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elrainia, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Knockderry Country House Hotel. I am glad your stay was delightful and you would stay here again. Thank you for your comments that our staff were very friendly, the building beautiful and great food. We look forward to seeing you again soon Kind Regards, Linsey Operations Manager More

Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights in August and found this to be one of the most stunning establishments. It is worth the detour to visit Knockderry House, and although there isn't a great deal to do in the vicinity, you can just lie back and bask in the warmth and professionalism the entire environment oozes, not to mention the... More

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EAMac, Manager at Knockderry House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sheila S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Knockderry Country House Hotel. Thank you for your comments that our establishment is stunning, staff professional & charming and the food exquisite. I have passed your comments onto our team who were delighted to hear such feedback. I am pleased you would rate us a 5... More

Gibraltar
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've just stayed at the Knockderry for two nights, only expected to be there for one, but it was so nice we stayed for two. The first night I booked the library suite, which is utterly sublime, the second night it wasn't available but the staff very helpfully put us in room one, which was stunning. The views are breathtaking.... More

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EAMac, Manager at Knockderry House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ginster235, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Knockderry Country House Hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your stay so much you extended it. Thank you for your positive comments regarding the views, the rooms, the exemplary food and our wine list. With regards to the water, it is definitely tap water, Scotland’s finest :)... More

Lindfield, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights during the Commonwealth Games as we did not want to stay in Glasgow for that length of time. Extra tickets after we booked meant we spent less time at the hotel than originally planned and only meant we had one dinner at the hotel. This was an excellent meal looking out to Loch Long... More

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EAMac, Manager at Knockderry House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ken F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Knockderry Country House Hotel. Thank you for your comments that our staff are friendly, happy and our service was superb, it is lovely to hear, I have passed your comments onto the team. Thank you also for highlighting our rooms are comfortable, views lovely and your... More

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I needed a place to stay for a night on a business trip in the area, but as my normal £50 per night B&B overlooking Garelochhead was full, I used Booking.com to find a substitute. I paid £100, but on arrival was told that that did not include breakfast. The website said "1 room left" and I was shown to... More

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EAMac, Manager at Knockderry House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Navy8tor, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Knockderry Country House Hotel. I am sorry you did not fully enjoy you stay, however, I would like to clarify on a few points you have made. On booking.com it does state that breakfast is an extra charge and that we have different room... More

Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3 Night stay, in which from start to finish was most warm,hospitable,sincere and customer focused. All front of house team were most obliging and any request was of no trouble ( especially freezing the locally bought kippers from loch fyne). Evening meal was excellent with fresh and varied produce evident with a extensive wine list to accompany the quality food.... More

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EAMac, Manager at Knockderry House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marc S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Knockderry Country House Hotel. I am so glad you described your stay as warm, hospitable, sincere and customer focussed. Our team here work exceedingly hard to provide such a high level of service and we very much appreciate these comments. Thank you also... More

Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited at the end if July for our anniversary and stayed in the Library Suite at the top of the hotel. It was beautifully furnished with amazing views, helped by the fact that the weather was glorious during our visit. Enjoyed sitting outside for a drink before our evening meal on a sultry evening with no midges! The food... More

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EAMac, Manager at Knockderry House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jeancoul, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about you stay at Knockderry Country House Hotel. I am glad you are regular visitors and chose to spend you anniversary with us. Thank you for your comments that the Library Suite was beautiful, the food delicious and the service faultless; these comments have been passed onto the... More

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had an incredibly comfortable stay for two nights in Room 4. Beth, the proprietor, and her staff were friendly, attentive and very accommodating. Our room was large and located in the main house. The restaurant was excellent. After trying it our first night, we decided to keep life simple and eat there for our second night.... More

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EAMac, Manager at Knockderry House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Derek N, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Knockderry Country House Hotel. Thank you for all your kind comments regarding Beth and all the staff being friendly, attentive and very accommodating. With regards to your comments about the food these have been passed onto our kitchen team who are delighted they... More

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Address: Shore Road, Cove, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 0NX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Helensburgh > Cove
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Hotel Class:4 star — Knockderry House Hotel 4*
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Situated on the banks of Loch Long, one of the magnificent sea lochs of Scotland, Knockderry Country House Hotel was once a fabulous summer house for a Glaswegian industrialist and his family. Now owned by Murdo and Beth MacLeod and their team of local staff, Knockderry House offers a truly Scottish country house welcome to all visitors to the area.With an enviable reputation locally for excellent food and hospitality using mainly Scottish local and organic produce, Knockderry House provides guests with a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere from which to explore the area with its unique coastline, fairy-tale castles and famous distilleries. ... more   less 
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