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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 23 Balloch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We highly recommend this lovely little B and B and wish we had been able to stay for more than one night. We were made to feel very welcome, a nice pot of complimentary coffee was arranged for us in the guest lounge on arrival (which was a lovely feature, as it allowed us sit in comfort with our friends... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very adequate bed and breakfast we were down for for a friends 60 th. Surprise party and really only needed a bed to sleep in as the party started at 1 clock the gowanlea fitted the bill ❗️Very nice check in and very helpful in organising a taxi for us to take to the party.lovely freshly cooked breakfast and then... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and a friend visiting Scotland from the states stayed here last week on a visit to Loch Lomond, and could not have been more impressed. The Guest House is very easy to find, and within walking distance of the main street. We were greeted very warmly by Andrea, who showed us to our upgraded room and offered us a... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic stay , lovely room , cosy bed, great shower and bathroom . Perfect host . Breakfast was awesome , porridge, full Scottish breakfast . So much to do in the area. Great night spent in the doghouse pub . Easy access to glasgow by train. Loch Lomond beautiful even when it's throwing down with rain. Nice places to have... More

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Obviously most B&B / hotels etc have tea making facilities etc, BUT after a long journey i feel it is most welcoming of the host, Andrea in this case, to offer to make tea available in the guest lounge whilst we sorted luggage etc. Yes, it is only a 'little' thing - the tea not the luggage - but it... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Stayed here for a night with my partner. We were greeted by Andrea who was very welcoming and accommodating. The room and gust house were presented very well. The bedroom was clean and fresh, as was the en-suite. They have a good selection of breakfast items and the full Scottish went down a treat. It was served very quickly by... More

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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We drove from Manchester Airport and Andrea was very nice to wait for us even though we ran about an hour late. The room itself was satisfactory and the bathroom is 5-star! Nearby, there's a shop that sells an iPhone data SIM card - something we found difficult to find! Breakfast was excellent at this guesthouse.

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kings Lynn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We stayed last month for three nights and after a long drive from Norfolk were met with a warm welcome from our hostess Andrea. She then provided us with hot refreshments for our guests and mum and dad who were staying a few doors away. Rooms were clean and very comfortable, showers worked well with a constant stream of hot... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Just returned from a three night stay at the Gowanlea Guest House in Balloch. Everything was perfect and it felt like a home from home. Wonderful full Scottish breakfast that set us up for the day Would definitely recommend to other visitors to the Balloch area, the hosts were wonderful and extremely friendly...hopefully we will return one day. Thank you... More

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Felbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights this weekend just gone and had a very pleasant experience. We arrived Friday night tired after the journey from the South East. We were attending a wedding on the Saturday. The property was clean, tidy & comfortable.The breakfast was very substantial and good choice to cater for all tastes. My son in law asked... More

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Also Known As:
Gowanlea Guest House Balloch, Scotland
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
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #4 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Balloch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gowanlea welcomes you to stay and enjoy the surrounding of Loch Lomond. We offer a large selection of breakfast choices from the traditional cooked to smoked salmon and my favourite pancakes, syrup and bacon. Gowanlea accepts pets on prior notice and we're happy to accommodate where we can; we look forward to meeting you. ... more   less 
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