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Bay Cottage

Certificate of Excellence
Balmaha | Loch Lomond, Balmaha, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 OJ2, Scotland
Bay Cottage
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Just home from 2 nights stay at bay cottage. My husband is a keen fisherman and launches his boat from balmaha boat yard, literally just across the road! We decided to turn a fishing trip into a little break and booked into bay cottage! When greeted by Liz, she was very friendly and welcoming, and gave me the choice of... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Had a very random, spur of the moment night here with 4 very good friends. Best night I've had in years. Nothing a problem, very relaxed and Liz was great company, vey attentive and so much fun. Breakfast was to die for - literally. Can't wait for our next adventure. Very honest and genuinely kind host. xx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Amazing place, warm and welcoming, tea and home made cakes on arrival. Room perfect and the use of a hot tub. Well done Liz you are a credit to Scottish tourism, warm and friendly. The breakfast was superb and the tableware would put many a posh hotel to shame.

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Luton England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I can't stress how good this stop was whilst walking the WHW. We were given an enormous room which could easily of slept 4 or 5 for the 2 of us. The shower was excellent, the beds were so comfortable I didn't want to get up. When Liza the owner arrived she invited us into the communal sitting room and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This B&B alone is a good enough reason to skip Drymen and head straight to Balmaha for the first day of walking the West Highland Way. We arrived soaking wet and had the warmest welcome by Liz, the ideal hostess of Loch Lomond & The Trossacks! Comfortable rooms, splendid beds, (real) drying service, perfectly equipped bathroom. Add an afternoon tea... More 

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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

8 of us returned to scotland on our ben nevis tour so we booked into the bay cottage again as we had stayed there when we did the west highland way walk 2 years ago.i couldnt believe its actually got better which i didn,t think was possible.liz was once more the perfect hostess and made us all really welcome,the outdoor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A warm welcome awaits on arrival with a superb high tea including scrumpious home made scones served in the guest living room. Our room was comfortable with all necessities to hand. The hot tub was simply wonderful! Liz served us with excellent breakfasts, an excellent choice of juice, bread, lovelyhomemade marmalade. If you want to be spoilt rotten book in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Of all B&B and bunkhouses we stayed during our West Highland way, this was my favorite place. First: the traditional Scottish breakfast was the best I had in all the seven places we stayed (I would order the Scottish breakfast everywhere so my basis of comparison is quite good). We were sorry to have worried Ms Liz Bates because we... More 

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barrhead
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Me and my friend stayed here and it's a lovely b&b ,nice room ,lovely breakfast ,bonus is the hot tub ,we also had the packed lunch ,so if you are walking this is ideal ,it's also rite across from the pub ,

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Wonderful 2 night stay at Liz's fantastic bed and breakfast in the heart of Balmaha. A warm welcoming atmosphere right from the start and throughout our stay. Our room was beautiful with a really comfy bed and spacious bathroom just next door which was fully stocked. A delicious cream tea was provided on arrival, which consisted of homemade cakes, scotch... More 

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Christopher B, Owner at Bay Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. The hot tub certainly is a fantastic way to relax & enjoy views of the Loch & is something I will never tire of. Living in an area of such abundance is really great. We can source a great deal of our produce locally & enjoy the fact that we know where... More 

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