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Gowanlea Guest House

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Drymen Road, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8HS, Scotland
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I stayed here with my family from 18th to 20th December and have to say it was fantastic. Andrea couldn't do enough for us and the breakfasts were fantastic I highly recommend the porridge. The rooms were a good size and it was also good to have a visitors sitting room which we made use of. I would highly recommend... More 

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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

It's was amazing everything to do you weren't board u all so got to go to see Santa for the kids to great place to eat out as a family drive in movies Gowenlea guest house was amazing to stay at stay were truly amazing showed us to our rooms gave us the breakfast menu there were a lot of... More 

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Heywood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Thanks Andrea & John for a wonderful warm welcome to us and our dog. Room was decorated in boutique style and larger than some large hotel chain rooms we've been to en-suite walk in shower was great. Breakfast was great and Andrea was ideal balance of being available if we needed anything. Location was brilliant as only short walk to... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Can't thank everyone enough really, extremely welcoming, spotless property, helped us with additional beds for the kids. Breakfast has a lovely choice and superb quality. Kids were nervous about staying away from home but were sad to be leaving. Would have absolutely no questions about staying here again given the choice. Nice location with easy access to everything in the... More 

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Cookstown, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights for a family wedding in loch lomond. We had considered staying in a hotel as we always do but thought we would try a b&b. And boy what a surprise. This place was the most friendly of places i have ever stayed. John was an absolute gent. Nothing was to much trouble. Let us have a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Thanks Andrea& John for making our stay so enjoyable.Nothing was to much trouble,we had a lovely room,great shower and always nice to come back to after each day of touring the area which is beautiful.Your breakfast are delicious and for me a big fruit eater you go to so much trouble with your presentation of the Healthy option.Thanks.We stayed 4... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

We have just returned from our visit to Loch Lomond for our friends' wedding. We can not thank Andrea and John enough for all they did to help our stay be so memorable. Andrea went out of her way to help us in particular with our 16 month old son and what he needed to help our stay be more... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

We visited Loch Lomond for 2 days and Andrea is such a great host. The breakfast was amazing, definitely recommend the omelette or salmon with creamed eggs. The location is great for a base in Balloch and it's actually sad when you leave.A wonderful B & B and super hosts. We surely recommend.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This place definitely has a homely feel to it. Andrea the hostess was very pleasant & welcoming. Room was very clean and well maintained. We were also provided with kettle, teabags, milk, biscuits etc. Also TV, free wifi, heaters and bed lamps. It is near to Loch Lomond shores and also there are a good number of shops and restaurants... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

this guest house is really good. rooms where lovely,breakfast was really nice with plenty of choice it was nice and quite and the bed was very comfortable. very near lovely restaurants and near the loch

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