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Shawlands Park Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ayr Rd,, Larkhall ML9 2TZ, Scotland   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Larkhall
Lanark, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Wonderful view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Stopped in for dinner on our way home from shopping in Glasgow. What a treat. The building and decor are excellent, staff very friendly and the food good. Took details of upcoming live entertainment nights which we may give a try.
This standard and size of hotel out in the country is quite a surprise and the views from the dining room are wonderful.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Robert K, Owner at Shawlands Park Hotel, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
Dear Guest,

It is always great to get such fantastic feedback. Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely words, we will pass this on to the team at Shawlands Park Hotel.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Kind Regards,


Robert Kyle
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Kilbride, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Our SWRI ladies came here for high tea after a lovely day out. We had pre-ordered our meals (a choice of steak pie, fish and chips or ham salad). I had the ham salad and was very disappointed with it, as were the other three ladies at our table who had ordered the salad. It consisted of two slices of ham topped with half a tined peach, a few mixed leaves out of a bag (no dressing), a quarter of a tomato, one slice of cucumber and a spoonful of coleslaw. I asked if there was chips served with it and was told we would have to pay extra for chips. There were potatoes and veg with the steak pie and chips and peas with the fish so we were left wondering why we got such a meagre meal. As this was supposed to be a high tea we expected bread and butter but none appeared.
When we finished a plate of bought cakes was placed on each table with one cake OR small piece of gingerbread or fruit loaf for each person on it. The cream cakes were made with synthetic cream and were not very good. Coffee and tea were served by the staff and we only had one cup each. Other places I have been to for high tea had pots of tea and coffee on the tables, had small scones and cakes baked on the premises.
I do not have a big appetite but left there feeling hungry.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Seafield
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

My wife and I along with our two friends booked your hotel for the May holiday weekend 4th& 5th and we were not disappointed. The hotel was first class food excellent and the staff are very helpful. We stayed in the Iona & Islay suites which were very nicely decorated, roomy and very comfortable. We were informed by one of the managers of the impending changes which can only make an already good hotel even better. We be recommending this hotel to all our friends and we shall certainly be back.

Room Tip: "Corner suites are large and comfortable"
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Robert K, Owner at Shawlands Park Hotel, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
Dear Guest,

Great Review! Many thanks for reviewing your recent stay at Shawlands Park Hotel fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay in the suites and would visit again!

Hope to see you soon!

Kind regards,


Robert Kyle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful hotel, staff excellent food first class. This was an overnight stay and the room extremely comfortable and clean.Could find no faults at this hotel,would recommend it to anyone and look forward to returning.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Robert K, Owner at Shawlands Park Hotel, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
Dear Guest,

Great Review! Many thanks for reviewing your recent stay at Shawlands Park Hotel fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay and would visit again!

Hope to see you soon!

Kind regards,

Robert Kyle
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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Spent the afternoon here at the Robert Burns World Federation Lasses Lunch and it was really excellent. 187 women catered for without a hitch as far as I could see. The 3 course lunch, plus coffee, was all served hot and was tasty. Great soup, smashing chicken and a very sweet pavlova :)

The staff were excellent, going the extra mile to help. Very well trained and very pleasant, a big 10/10 to them all.

Its always hard to find a venue that can take a big group and deliver but SPH definitely delivered this afternoon.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this as a venue.

Room Tip: I did not sleep over here but dont have he option to exclude a rating.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Robert K, Owner at Shawlands Park Hotel, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
Dear Guest,

Five star review.

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Shawlands Park Hotel, Feedback is most important to us it’s great to read such a fantastic review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and I will pass your comments on to Head Chef Graham.

Hope to see you back in the future,

Kind Regards,

Robert Kyle
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Glasgow
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Recently stayed using a groupon deal and was really pleased. Room was a good size,well decorated and clean. All staff were great including checkin desk and breakfast staff. We ate in the hotel and our meal was great. Hotel was busy for a wedding and a bit noisy at night, but I suppose that could be the same for any hotel. Had a great time and would defo stay again.

Stayed May 2013
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Robert K, Owner at Shawlands Park Hotel, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Dear Guest,

Many thanks for reviewing your recent stay at Shawlands Park Hotel fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay and would visit again!

Hope to see you soon!

Kind regards,

Robert Kyle
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Aberdeen
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We stayed at this hotel on Friday night. Check in was swift and a warm friendly welcome at reception. On arrival, we saw there was a wedding going on. At first, we thought "oh no, hope this won't be too loud". We needn't have worried. We had a family room (30) which was absolutely beautifully decorated and had a separate bed for our 6yr old daughter. The super-king bed in our part of the room was the most comfortable mattress we have ever slept in, absolutely wonderful. Hotel is immaculate. Rooms must be very well sound-proofed because we did not hear anything at all from the function room where the wedding was being held. This hotel is so convenient for M74, literally less than a minute from jct 8. Loads of free parking at the back and very convenient with a door to access the hotel from the rear at the car park. Breakfast in the morning was a buffet, lovely and hot and plenty choice, both hot and cold. Staff very attentive and friendly. We would highly recommend this hotel to others. I see they also do tribute nights as well. Rooms are first class, honestly the more comfortable bed we have ever had!! I used to go to this hotel when they had the old pub part (over 12 years ago) with coach loads for lunch. The transformation is unbelievable.......don't get me wrong, we used to get a good soup/sandwich lunch but the current owners deserve top credit for how the hotel looks today. There is lots of room for a pool/gym so hopefully they might add this in years to come. Well done Robert and Vivienne Kyle. Your staff and hotel are first class!

  • Stayed May 2013, 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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Robert K, Owner at Shawlands Park Hotel, responded to this review, May 7, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for such a fantastic review of Shawlands Park Hotel, it is review like this that really do make us love our job and motivate us to keep providing such fantastic experience for our guests.

I am delighted to hear of the high levels of customer experience you received. The team at Shawlands Park really appreciate your kinds words and we can't wait to have you back again soon!

Kind Regards,


Robert Kyle.
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Additional Information about Shawlands Park Hotel

Address: Ayr Rd,, Larkhall ML9 2TZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > South Lanarkshire > Larkhall
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Larkhall
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Shawlands Park Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Shawlands Park Hotel, following new management and extensive refurbishment, is a luxury hotel tucked away in rural Lanarkshire within the picturesque Clyde Valley. The spacious and unique hotel combines modern and eclectic styles, resulting in a dynamic atmosphere. Be impressed by the grand foyer, perfect for meeting your friends and colleagues whether for a relaxing coffee or special occasion. The Opal Restaurant offers the ultimate social and dining experience, with a varied menu to choose from. The hotel is complete with state of the art conference rooms and a Function Room - the largest in South Lanarkshire which can hold up to 350 guests or be split to accommodate less retaining the perfect atmosphere for your wedding, celebration or meeting. ... more   less 
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