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Shaftesbury Lodge
1 Hyndford Street, Dundee DD2 1HQ, Scotland   |  
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Ranked #2 of 30 Hotels in Dundee
Limerick, Ireland
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“Perfect!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is my second time staying here and it has been wonderful both times. Lovely quiet location and comfortable rooms. The breakfast is amazing with a huge choice, all cooked to perfection. Heather and Martin are so nice and helpful and nothing is too much trouble. A great place to stay!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, Alabama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The Shaftesbury lodge is more of a bed and breakfast than a lodge. It is an old house which has comfortably re-done on the inside. The rooms and the bathrooms were extremely large compared to most we have stayed in.
The owners were very helpful, even helping carry our luggage up the stairs.
Breakfast was good also. This house is located in a residential neighborhood but was only a short walk from the business district.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review, June 19, 2014
A review from across the water is always welcome - many thanks and pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Southampton
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13 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed 3 nights here. Food was excellent. My husband loved the salmon and scrambled eggs for breakfast. Lovely room and beautiful bathroom. The shower was a joy after some of the hotels we had stayed in on holiday. Hosts could not have been more welcoming or helpful with local knowledge.

Room Tip: Great place to stay. Not too far outside Dundee.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review, June 19, 2014
Many thanks for your lovely comments and taking the time to post your review
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Upon our arrival I was a tad worried since the lodge is in what appears to be a residential area. Much to our surprise it was warm, comfortable, clean with an excellent breakfast. Unfortunately we only stayed one night.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review, June 3, 2014
Delighted we exceeded your initial expectations and you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My mother and I stayed here for 2 nights whilst father was undergoing surgery in the near by hospital. Heather the owner was very welcoming and friendly and nothing seemed to be a bother, very obliging. The Shaftesbury Lodge was fantastic, the room we had had was a good size with ensuite bathroom,TV/wifi and tea and coffee facilities. Beds were extremely comfortable and both mum and myself slept really well. Breakfast was fab too, great selection and cooked fresh to order. I had salmon and scrambled egg on both mornings,delicious,fresh and a huge portion. Parking is not a problem, plenty of spaces outside the door. I would highly recommend the Shaftesbury and look forward to returning in the future. Well done Heather you have a little gem here.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review, April 23, 2014
What a fabulous review - thank you! I was delighted to be able to make your visit to Dundee more bearable under the circumstances. Hope to see you both again.
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Hexham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed here for one night last weekend (1st/2nd March) when visiting nearby family in Dundee, and had a lovely friendly welcome from Heather. We parked (free) almost outside the door very easily. Our room was warm and comfortable and they had even put an extra heater in the room, because a chilly wind was blowing when we arrived. The bed was divinely comfortable and the room and house were very clean and attractive. Really lovely bedding! Heather took the trouble to show us how to connect to the WiFi, which worked well and was free. The choice at breakfast was amazing and beautifully cooked. Would definitely recommend Shaftesbury Lodge to anyone.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review, March 12, 2014
Thank you for a glowing review, what lovely comments and feedback. Hope to see you again.
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Mellor, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I found this Guesthouse via TA and it really is a gem! Arriving late evening the Proprietor had warmed our room and suggested a place to eat! The standard of cleanliness is outstanding! The bed was of a high quality and the facilities superb! The breakfast was of the highest quality and the guest facilities and decor were also top notch. The location and parking were also fantastic! The Proprietors were hospitable friendly and helpful.

Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review, February 9, 2014
Delighted you found us as expected ans we lived up to the standards from the reviews on TA. We really do appreciate you taking the time to add your expansive review and that you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Additional Information about Shaftesbury Lodge

Address: 1 Hyndford Street, Dundee DD2 1HQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dundee
#12 Family Hotel in Dundee
#12 Business Hotel in Dundee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Shaftesbury is situated in the quiet west-end of Dundee. It is ideally located, close to the vibrant city centre, Dundee University, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee airport, Dundee Botanic Garden,BMI Fernbrae Hospital and the Riverside Technology Park. Only 5 minutes walk to the West Park Conference Centre. The Shaftesbury is run by Heather and Martin offering a warm welcome, great breakfasts, clean and comfortable accommodation, making your stay perfect and enjoyable when visiting Dundee. ... more   less 
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Shaftesbury Hotel Dundee
Shaftesbury Lodge Dundee, Scotland

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