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“Fabulous building with amazing views” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Gartmore House
Ranked #3 of 4 Gartmore B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Leeds England
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131 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Fabulous building with amazing views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2012

Would agree with other visitors, the building has seen better days, but, reception is a well restored and great first impression. Rooms were a bit on the small size (well ours was) but clean, adequate and recently redecorated.
Staff couldn't have been more pleasant or helpful.
All in all represents excellent value for money.
Oh and did I mention the views !

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Mountain_Bike_Rider
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2012

My daughter and I had 6 fantastic days at Gartmore House. The view from our room was stunning and we could see the Wallace Monument in Stirling in the distance. The snow fell and we would sit in one of the large lounges by a warming log fire. The whole time spent was so very relaxing, caring and helpful staff and excellent teaching for the painting and quilting classes. I would definitely return. Every where is kept very clean and although a bit of updating is in the planning, it in no way reduced the delight of staying at Gartmore.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank FredAstaire64
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2012

A nice place to stay a warm atmosphere good food and a great location - we were a group of 27 on a cycling holiday and we loved it - the magnificent house has a tired look from outside but belive me it is a gem and an experience I hope we can repeat - I understand some of the rooms are small but we had a family room which was huge. The staff a mixture of scots and europeans were outstanding - we cycled the Tossachs and Lomond Lomond and had a fabulous time in an area rich in history -where ever we went there was a warm welcome and great food in the pubs and cafes in the surrounding villages and visitor centes - there are no tv,s in the rooms and the
(slow) free wi fi is only accessible from the reception area - a hidden gem with stunning views

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank stephenmurray
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Scotland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2011

I have stayed in Gartmore House many times, the last time was in September. The drive there is beautiful and is a foretaste of what is to come. It is a splendid house which can accomodate from one to four in the generous size bedrooms. It is fair to say that it is a little tired and would benefit from some investment but it is comfortable and warm with an open fire in the evenings. I organised a quilting retreat on a full board basis with coffees and home-baking in between meals. The food was wholesome and varied. Staff are attentive and courteous. You will not be disappointed with the views from many of the bedroom windows. You can see the Wallace Monument on a good day. There is a small bar open the evenings. We shall return in the Autumn.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank wiseoldbirdScotland
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2011

If you fancy staying in a grand stately home without paying the earth Gartmore House might be the answer. The house is impressive, set up a long drive with views all the way to Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument. The staff are very helpful and welcoming. However, the place is very tired! Our room was grand, but the furnishings were old and worn and decor very tired. The facilities are limited to tea and coffee making - no TV or radio (maybe a blessing). There was plenty of hot water in the bathroom, which was nicely fitted out, but with paint peeling off the walls. Breakfast was good - a good selection of hot and cold items. If you are looking for sumptuous luxury, this is not the place to go, but if you want something a bit different at a good price and don't mind it it being a bit tired, then it's ideal. I would go back again as a great value place to escape to.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank PingutheAdventurer
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N.Wales
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2011

My daughter and I toured Scotland for three weeks using trip advisors reviews, and every one of them were more than satisfactory. We spent two nights at Gartmore(24th and 25th August 2010) and were treated as Royalty, the food was great and plenty of it . We had the room immediately above the front entrance and it was fantastic. Surprisingly, our stay here turned out to be one of the cheapest B&Bs of our holiday we will definately be returning. Our thanks to all the staff.

  • Stayed August 2010
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank howardatkarma91
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pa26ru
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2010

Gartmore House is not a hotel and if that's what you are looking for don't go. There is no bar, no tv's/ internet in your room and you entertain yourself!
What you get is a warm comfortable bedroom with an en suite toilet/shower in a spacious 18th century mansion situated in lovely grounds. The staff were most hospitable and the breakfast excellent! . A refreshing experience and great value if you don't mind some chipped paintwork!

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Gartmore House
Address: GARTMORE 1, Gartmore, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3RS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Gartmore
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Gartmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gartmore House 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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