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Gowanlea Guest House

Drymen Road, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8HS, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 22 Balloch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
May C Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband booked this b&b for my birthday and what a great place to stay, place was spotless and nice comfy bed, breakfast was yummy and Andrea and John very welcoming and friendly area was nice too would come back again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my husband and I had an overnight stay here and were very impressed by the attitude of the owners, Andrea and John. Had a lovely chat with John and his love for what he does is so evident. Customer service, good customer service is at the heart of this place and it shows.

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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for valentines wkend , Andrea & John could not have been more helpful ,we got our usual family room & were cosy , breakfast was excellent as always & the hosts are really great to get along with & accommodating if you weren't too keen on breakfast choice they would give you something different if you asked I was... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed over the New Year period and genuinely could not find fault. Breakfast was fantastic and John and Andrea could not have been more helpful- they even treated the dogs as well as the guest. The hotel is in a fantastic location close to the town and loch. The owners were also able to offer advice on restaurants that they'd... More 

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East Kilbride, Scotland, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Stayed at gowanlea for wedding, very warm welcome and a pot of coffee and biscuits on arrival! Rooms are warmly lit with all the furnishings you require for your stay. Bathroom was more than ample for two people with bath and shower facilities - bathroom fittings were very new! Breakfast to die for with plenty of choices available - best... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I'm biased as I'm from Balloch but have no ties to the town anymore. Balloch is a beautiful spot with the castlegrounds to walk through, but close enough to the city and on good train service for when the kids get bored of all that walking. Gowanlea is warm and clean, good food and hosts. Wi-fi is a plus and... More 

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Elford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We arrived at Gowanlea on a wet November evening and received a warm friendly welcome from our host. After showing us to our room we were given tea and biscuits in the lounge -a nice touch which is often lacking these days when tea-making facilities are provided in rooms. The room was comfortable and clean and had all we needed... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A very friendly welcome. The room was well furnished,the bed comfortable and absolutely spotless. The breakfast was excellent with a good choice. There were lots of extras available ( scales if you wanted to weigh yourself!) and everything was organised to make your visit a pleasant one. We had to leave more quickly than expected so didn't have time to... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A great welcome by our B&B Host. It was a rainy evening and our Host offered us a cup of tea in the lounge. The room was very comfortable with an ensuite attached. Bathroom was modern having a bath & show and very spaceous.Breakfast was very organised with a short Questionnaire for our tailored selection of breakfast ready for the... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Gowanlea was as good a bed & breakfast as you could wish for. The welcome from Andrea was very warm. The bedrooms are very comfortable. It is a short walk to Balloch with a host of eating places. Andrea provides advice on where to eat and activities in the area. There is a comfortable residents lounge. The breakfast was very... More 

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Address: Drymen Road, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8HS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > West Dunbartonshire > Balloch
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Number of rooms: 4
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