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Certificate of Excellence
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West Lothian
Reviewed April 10, 2012

Stayed here as part of an itison deal. Cant remember which cabin we were in but it was one of the ones further up the hill so we had great views. We have been to quite a few different cabins/lodges and this one was a bit disappointing in terms of decor. The kitchen was well stocked with utensiles/crockery/etc so had...

3Thank M0gwai993
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 28, 2012

We stayed at the Osprey lodge for 3 nights, which was an upgrade from the one we had booked, as it was only 2 of us and the dog. Very nice, clean, comfortable, we had pretty much everything we needed, and being quite high up, we could enjoy the lovely views from our balcony. If I had to find something...

Thank Maira C
Reviewed January 9, 2012

My wife and I visited Portnellan over New Year, for a well-deserved break. We were very impressed Portnellan and specifically the great length that Cameron and Elaine both went to, to ensure that we had a great time while visiting. The lodge (Pinemarten) was great, and had great views. Everything was clean, tidy and in-order. Despite being winter, the lodge...

Thank CasPaton
Reviewed January 3, 2012

We are just back from the most amazing lodge ever! There were 8 in our party and we stayed in the Ghillies Lodge. It was 5 star and certainly earned every one of them! Myself and my husband wanted to spend new year with our kids and their partners and 2 of our friends and we couldnt have done it...

1Thank Brenda D
Portnellan442, Owner at Portnellan, responded to this review

Thank you Family Dickson. It is very kind of you to take the time and leave a review on Tripadvisor. Your comments are gratefully received. You are correct. Ghillies is a wonderful lodge for a family gathering with lots of space and comfort. I'm glad to read your family approved of a Hogmanay celebration in the luxurious surroundings of Ghillies...

Reviewed January 1, 2012

I stayed at Portnellan for a couple of night for some down time between Christmas and new year - we stayed in the Eagle lodge. Good Points -Good location for outdoor pursuits -Easy to find -Amazing views -reasonably clean though dust could be seen on surfaces particularly in the bathroom -Great responsive host in Cameron Bad Points -Eagle Lodge we...

4Thank OldBeardywonder
Portnellan442, Owner at Portnellan, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, I apologise for the delay in responding to your review of 1 January 2012. Reviews are important to us as they allow us to address any pertinent issues thus ensuring that our guests are able to enjoy their stay with us. I have noted your ‘Good Points’ although I do take issue with your allegation of dust being...

Reviewed December 5, 2011

What a fantastic place! We have been to many places in the world but nothing matches this one. Fabulous accomodation, wonderful scenary & A1 hospitality. We had a weekend ( last weekend -Dec 1st ) but wished it was for at least a week. As soon as we arrived Cameron explained everything and nothing was too much trouble!. We felt...

2Thank petejc
Grantham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 26, 2011

We have just returned from a 1 week honeymoon at Portnellan. We stayed in the Raven lodge which had spectacular views of the loch and mountains. The lodge itself could not be faulted and provided the facilities for a home from home experience..... fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, dishwasher, flat screen tv, sky, wii, access to games & dvds etc....

1Thank Vicky L
Reviewed November 3, 2011

The facilities in the lodge in which we stayed could not be faulted (apart from the wardrobe door which didn't slide). It was clean, the kitchen facilities were excellent and the information pack provided for walks and drives in the area was incredibly useful. Cameron and his father were also very helpful when we asked about walks and loaned a...

8Thank JAMC7
Portnellan442, Owner at Portnellan, responded to this review

I was a mite disappointed to read your review of your dealings with us because, quite clearly, there has been a wee bit of misunderstanding on your part and I think it is important, not just for us but for yourself to clarify this perceived situation. I propose to deal with your minor comments first viz:- "the wardrobe door didn't...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 28, 2011

Stayed in Ptarmigan in October with my boyfriend and another couple. What a lovely, relaxed weekend. It rained solidly mind you but that was the perfect excuse to sit in, enjoy the outstanding view and make mojitos! Rooms were very comfortable, kitchen had everything we needed to cook some slap up meals :-) Nice selection of board games/dvd's etc which...

Thank Jo D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 28, 2011

I booked at Portnellan through Itison, which did cause problems as it was hard to get suitable dates. Although the voucher was for 4, it seemed I could only be offered accommodation for 2-3 or be prepared to pay more for a bigger lodge; the 1st upgrade Cameron offered was priced at such a high rate we would have been...

10Thank portypal
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Portnellan. Where memories are made. This years finalist for the Visitscotland's Thistle Award in the category "Best Self Catering in Scotland" for our region. Portnellan has a 'Certificate of Excellence' from Tripadvisor for the fifth year running with over 190 reviews from guests. A tasteful collection of 4 and 5 star self catering holiday properties owned and run by the Taylor family for over 35 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 of Scotland's attractions and adventure. All properties are positioned thoughtfully on a small private estate with sensational views of loch, glen and mountains. There are many activities onsite to enjoy including free use of rowing boats, Canadian canoes, kayaks and estate loch and river fishing. In addition there is an on site visitors centre with a small essentials shop, fresh organic meat (perfect for BBQing or home cooking), local information, board games and DVDs. Mountain bikes, clay pigeon shooting, WiFi, SKY TV package and BBQ hire are also available. All properties are tastefully appointed to 4 and 5 star standard varying in size from 1 to 5 bedroom with stunning views across the loch, mountain and glen. Other features include Egyptian Cotton bed linen and king size beds with pocket sprung mattresses. Some properties even have sauna and spa bath. There are even fresh eggs available from our hand reared chickens (when laying). This beautiful accommodation is available for short breaks, weeks or longer all year round. A family business for over 30 years proud of their Highland hospitality. ... more   less 

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Address: Portnellan Glen Dochart, Crianlarich, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8QS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Crianlarich
Price Range: $115 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Portnellan 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Kestral is great for up to six people in two twins and a double - washing machine, drier, dishwasher and micro all provided in kitchen.”
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“Get one of the lodges on the upper part of the location Osprey was perfect for us and the views over the glen were stunning”
Daykz69, May 17, 2016 | Read review
“If your budget can stretch - the 5 star cabins look lovely!”
BronahB, Oct 27, 2015 | Read review
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