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Bankhead House
Ranked #1 of 11 Leven B&B and Inns
Dornbirn, Austria
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful B&B”
Reviewed January 4, 2014

This Bed&Breakfast Guesthouse was the best we stayed over night during our 2 1/2 week Holiday in Scotland. The surrounding is very nice, the Price/Quality relation is great, the room was big, absolutly clean and well equipped. The People there are very friendly and we really did feel like welcomed guests. A place we can recommend. The also have a big and nice garden to relax, but you need a car to reach this place.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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BankheadHouse, Owner at Bankhead House, responded to this review, June 4, 2014
Thank you for writing your thoughts about your stay with us, and we're happy you enjoyed your time at Bankhead.
Apologies for responding so long after your submission, but we only became aware of it today.
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

What a great B&B. Friendly, accommodating, and professional. We showed up late (10 pm-- wasn't a problem!) after a day of sight seeing. Sue (the owner) greeted us at the front door and showed us to our first floor room, with ensuite shower.

It was large, spacious, clean and private.

Breakfast was made to order and delicious!

The house itself is absolutely stunning, and lovingly restored to its initial glory.

If you're in the area, you MUST stay here. 10/10.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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BankheadHouse, Owner at Bankhead House, responded to this review, August 16, 2013
Hi and thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on Bankhead, we appreciate the feedback and enjoyed your enthusiasm for our home. Thank you for our 10/10, we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Bristol
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

We needed a room for one night, that was comfortable after what I knew would of been a long tiring day of travel. We were not disappointed. The location and room were wonderful. We were made very welcome by Sue and Len when we arrived.The house was immaculate, the room was very nicely decorated. The best bit was the wonderful view - luckily it was a sunny fairly warm day - so it was very relaxing sitting watching the sun go in. There was a hive of activity with the House-martin's flying directly outside our window nesting right above it (quietly I would add). In the morning the breakfast was great, and again in an immaculate dining area. Sue was very helpful with local advice. It is clear that a hell of a lot of work gas gone into this B&B - and it deserves all of the praise it gets. Give me this over a bland £100 hotel every single day.

We would stay again without question.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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BankheadHouse, Owner at Bankhead House, responded to this review, August 16, 2013
Thank you for sharing your enthusiam for our place. We love sharing with folk who love it as much as we do, and our aim is to provide a peaceful, relaxing environment. Observing the house martins at close proximity is an added bonus, so glad you enjoyed them too.
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

Great place to stay! Very attentive owners,excellent breakfast and room decorated to very high standard. Great views over Firth of Forth. Very peaceful setting.
Would recommend highly to any travellers.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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BankheadHouse, Owner at Bankhead House, responded to this review, July 19, 2013
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share on TripAdvisor your experience of Bankhead. We appreciate it, and hope you'll be back to stay with us again.
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Paramaribo
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

This B&B was our favorite from our 10 day trip. The setting was tranquil and scenic, the room was spacious, comfortable and private and the breakfast was fresh and homemade. The owners are a hospitable couple who renovated the property themselves into the modern and airy b&b it is today. You definitely need a car to get here but the drive through the countryside is beautiful and Bankhead is marked with directional signs from the main road.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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BankheadHouse, Owner at Bankhead House, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Hello, we're delighted you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your super review. We hope you had a wonderful tour around this lovely country and have taken lots of good memories home with you.
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Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

A beautiful house in an idyllic location- large spacious bedrooms, nicely decorated with great views. Sue & Len were great hosts- very friendly & extremely helpful. They stored our bicycles for us, provided refreshments on the lawn overlooking the Firth of Forth, made the arrangements for our evening meal out and even gave us a lift there. A good night's sleep in a comfortable bed followed by a quality breakfast topped our stay off- Would definitely recommend.

Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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BankheadHouse, Owner at Bankhead House, responded to this review, June 18, 2013
Hello, Thank you for sharing your thoughts, and it's lovely to see your pictures too. It was a lovely day wasn't it ! We hope your bike ride was successful, and that the weather was kind to you all the way. Come and play some golf next time, we've got some cracking courses around here.
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Blanefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

My friend and I had a very relaxing stay in this attractive guesthouse. The bedrooms was very spacious with a beautiful view. We had a delicious breakfast and the hosts could not have been kinder. I would definitely recommend it to family and friends and hope to return myself.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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BankheadHouse, Owner at Bankhead House, responded to this review, June 1, 2013
Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent stay with us. We're glad you enjoyed your short break and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Property: Bankhead House
Address: Bankhead Farm, Leven, Levenmouth KY8 5NL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Levenmouth > Leven
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Leven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A tranquil countryside retreat, Bankhead offers spacious and comfortable accommodation with glorious, panoramic views over the Firth of Forth to the Bass Rock in the east, the coast and hills of East Lothian, and to Edinburgh to the west. A family home, our 19th century house is a delightful combination of old and new: original architectural features blended with contemporary luxury and comfort. We offer two lovely rooms for guests who'd like to share this special place with us for a while.We are within easy reach of Lundin Links ( 2 miles) and the East Neuk of Fife. ... more   less 
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