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Glen Dochart, Crianlarich, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8QS, Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Stayed for 3 days with a group of mates for some hillwalking. Weather was poor but we managed to explore the beautiful surrounding areas. The Ghillies was perfect for our large group of 8. Set in a private spot at the top of the complex it has fantastic views accross the valley as far as the eye can see. Inside... More

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8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Beautiful setting. Very spacious and well equipped lodge including a jacuzzi and sauna. (But no coffee machine; take your own). If you want to visit a pub or restaurant, one of you will need to be the designated driver. Otherwise there really isn't anything to fault.

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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

After staying in Buzzard in October we chose Pinemarten for our November holiday. Perfect stay, being keen photographers we had perfect weather. Bright skies, frost covered munroes and mirror like lakes. A perfect self catering lodge in a sea of tranquility, Loved it again and are already looking forward to our next stay

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This was a fantastic place to stay for a couple of nights for valentines day/ my birthday. We stayed in the fisher lodge which was amazing. The lodge was well equipped with everything we needed for our two night stay and extremely comfortable. Cameron was a fantastic host and made sure he did everything possible to ensure we enjoyed our... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We couldn't have been happier with our stay in Stob Binnein at Portnellan over new year 2013/14. The location is excellent: it's pretty accessible, at just over an hour's drive from Glasgow (important for me, as I ended up acting as airport shuttle for a big group...), but sufficiently remote that you feel like you have space to get away... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We stayed at Portnellan's Stob Binnein lodge for a few days over the New Year festivities with friends and had a wonderful time. The location of the estate comes nothing short of postcard pictures of the Scottish highlands with a view of Loch Dochart from the living room and bedrooms and snow-covered Ben More from the dining area. Perfect spot... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I love Scotland and have stayed all over the country in various accomodation however, Stalker chalet and the warm welcome we received was the best yet, simply outstanding. Cameron and Elaine are the most hospitable hosts and nothing is too much trouble. The chalet was exactly as advertised, very well run with first class amenities and very warm and cosy.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed here for the second time over new year period 2013-2014 and will definitely be back again, couldn't recommend Portnellan highly enough! The standard of accommodation is very high, the lodges are well equipped, clean and comfortable, the views are stunning and there is a great selection of DVDs and games which proved very useful in the poor weather... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Portnellan is stunning and has the most beautiful 360 degree mountainous views of the highlands and lochs. The accommodation is very homely and the upkeep is second to none. It is a great escape from metropolitan life with many outdoor activities such as clay pigeon shooting, canoeing, cycling, hiking and skiing only 40 minutes away (Glencoe). There are shops that... More

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Portnellan442, Owner at Portnellan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and I'm pleased you enjoyed your Hogmanay at Portnellan once again. You all contributed in making the celebrations a great success. Yes, the weather was much to be desired but in good Scottish fashion it did not dampen our spirits nor enjoyment to see in the new year. I'm glad you took... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Stayed in gillies for first time. Absolutely first class. Views magnificent. Missed seeing Cameron but still fab. Lodge is furnished to highest standards. Comfort and loved the sauna and jacuzzi. Sound proofing between downstairs bedroom and lounge also fab

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Address: Glen Dochart, Crianlarich, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8QS, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Crianlarich
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A Picture of Perfection in the Heart of the Scottish Highlands. Come and see for yourself.Portnellan has a rating of 98% on TripAdvisor with over 100 reviews being awarded a 'Certificate of Excellence for 2013' for the third year running. We also hold an overall rating of 8.7 out of 10 by ZooverA tasteful collection of 4 and 5 star self catering holiday properties owned and run by the Taylor family for over 30 years. Located just outside the picturesque village of Crianlarich within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, a great central location for touring and visiting many Scottish attractions and adventure.All properties are positioned thoughtfully on a small private estate with magnificent views of loch, glen and mountains.Portnellan are award-winning, luxury self-catering lodges and cottages sleeping 1 to 8 people, with en-suite bathrooms and fitted kitchens -some properties even have sauna and spa bath. They are equipped with LCD TVs, DVD, some even have full SKY package, Blu Ray DVD and Nintendo Wii. WiFi usage is available.There are great hill walking opportunities in the area to suit everyone, 40 munros within a 10 mile radius, wonderful hill running and first rate cycling.On site activities include free boats, Canadian canoes, and 5 miles of loch and river fishing. An on site visitor centre with a small essentials shop, fresh organic meat (perfect for BBQing or home cooking), local information, board games and DVDs. Mountain bike, clay pigeon and target shooting are available and BBQ hire.This beautiful accommodation is available for short breaks, weeks or longer A tasteful selection of 4 and 5 star self catering lodges and cottages sleeping 1-8 people All properties with loch and mountain views. Private balcony or patio with garden furniture. A family business for over 30 years proud of their Highland hospitality. ... more   less 
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