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    Balbirnie House

    Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NR, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
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    • Average9%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 7 August 2016

    Unfortunately not the best place to visit as a couple when the wedding season is in full swing it would seem. Arrived a bit early to check in @ 14.00 so asked if we could have some lunch from a bar menu, after 40 minutes...More

    2  Thank Steve D
    Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie HouseResponded 14 August 2016

    Hello Steve, You have obviously missed the arrival signage which very clearly states that we will be absolutely delighted to assist with luggage. All you have to do is ask!!! Completely confused re net curtains. The bedroom which you refer to is as you say...More

    Reviewed 5 August 2016

    Just back from a lovely overnight at this lovely hotel. Great location with nice walks and lots of lovely things to do. Staff were first class and friendly and could not be more helpful. Lovely food with great selection on menu and very attentive staff....More

    Thank Scotrep
    Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie HouseResponded 14 August 2016

    Hello Scotrep, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success. We look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. Kindest regards, Nicholas / MD...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

    We spent one night here - bliss. Our room, to be completely honest, would benefit from upgrading as it was a little 'tired' but it was huge, clean and comfortable. I wished we'd been staying for at least two nights as we had a very...More

    Thank Morag K
    Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie HouseResponded 14 August 2016

    Hello Morag, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success. We look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. Kindest regards, Nicholas / MD...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2016

    Spent 2 nights here. Staff were exceptional, friendly, helpful and very welcoming. Unfortunately our room was nothing like the website suggested. The room was very tired and the carpets are in desperate need of changing, wall paper peeling away and cigarette ends outside on the...More

    2  Thank c_mackay64
    Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie HouseResponded 14 August 2016

    Hello c_mackay, I don't know how you can say bedroom carpets are in need of changing, as all were completely renewed just a few months ago? Sincere apologies re cigarette ends, all bedrooms are non-smoking, you have obviously checked into a bedroom which a previous...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

    Got the feeling that hotel guests come second to wedding guests. When we arrived, we couldn't access the bar because of a wedding ceremony (told someone would come and take a drinks order, but that never happened). We also had to wait for food as...More

    Thank EvelynS56
    Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie HouseResponded 14 August 2016

    Hello Evelyn, Confused re your comments re drinks, as our Library Bar is only one of multiple areas available? Sorry to hear that you didn't have a good night's sleep, you have obviously stayed on one of the occasional July nights which are unusually warm,...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Golf course
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    • Price range
    • US$163 - US$277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Markinch
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    scott w
    8 August 2017|
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    Response from 1952robert1959 | Reviewed this property |
    They have guinness, Strongbow dark fruit and I think stella artois. Unsure what bottled beer on sale.
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    jinty69
    8 June 2017|
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    Response from Kirsty S | Reviewed this property |
    Check in was 2pm however if you want an early check in they offer this to a limited number of guests for £30 in addition to the room fee. We were able to get access to our room from 12 noon.
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    Nicolaaffleck14
    20 July 2016|
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    Response from paterson5 | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure but most hotels are open for breakfast at 7.00am to cater for business visitors
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