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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had an overnight stay at this beautiful location. Only about 20 minutes from Glasgow and Stirling and the Falkirk wheel and the Kelpies. Made to feel very welcome when checking into our luxury room overlooking the Marina. Dinner was superb served with lovely chilled wine. Next morning a good choice of breakfast options were available. Staff friendly and efficient without...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

ibehan, Thank you for your kind words. I am delighted to hear that you had a fantastic time at The Boathouse. We pride ourselves on what we have on offer and indeed how we deliver experiences noted within your review. I will share your review with Team Boathouse. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kindest Regards Matt

Reviewed 13 October 2016

Really enjoyed my recent stay at the Boathouse. A spacious and well equipped room with a lovely comfortable bed. The breakfast was fantastic and great value. The staff were very cheerful and friendly. Will definitely be staying again when in the area.

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Matthew L, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We pride ourselves on our package offered here at The Boathouse. Our rooms have had a recent make-over and we have received numerous comments on décor and comfort within. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Boathouse in the not too distant future. Kind...

scotland
Reviewed 12 October 2016

well we got a good welcome when we arrived and shown to our room answered all our questions the room was lovely mattress a bit soft for me what a great view we had of the canal boats was easy to find nice friendly staff didn't wait long for food at all great walks along the canal you can hire...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

kindbenny, Thank you for your review. Great hospitality is the name of our game here at The Boathouse. I will share your kind words with the Team. Kind Regards Matt

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Staff are lovely and seem approachable if there was any concerns. Restaurant has lovely views and is modern, clean and spacious inside. Food came fast but id say it was average, maybe just what we ordered. The portions are quite small, done for me but maybe wouldnt be enough for a grown man or someone very hungry! I wouldnt choose...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

joanne36547, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience here at The Boathouse. Thank you for your kind words on the Team and indeed the property and location. I do wish to welcome you back to The Boathouse in the not too distant future. Regards Matt

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Back again, must have been here at least a dozen times now. Can't fault this place. Nice decor. Good layout. Lovely outlook when light outside to see the boats & canal. Not a posh place, nice & relaxed. Great food service & value for money. Definitely returning

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

cazG, Thank you for your kind words and also taking the time for reviewing us. We are a hidden Gem in a fabulous location. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Matt

Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Had a 4 day stay was lovely we enjoyed our breakfast .what a lovely clean place to stay . But had out dinner one night was not great Would come back again but not for dinner And would to thank the housekeeper for getting our changed . Very helpful staff good place for a stay

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Roisin M, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. I note your wonderful breakfast and housekeeping standards and will share with the team. I'm disappointed however, to hear that your dinner did not meet expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back at The Boathouse in the not too distant future. Regards Matt

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, very nice Prosecco and a warm welcome - the perfect Sunday lunch venue. The service was the perfect balance. Attentive when we needed something but we were left to enjoy our meal without constant checks that everything was okay.

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

EthelMC2014 Thank you for taking the time to review your Sunday Lunch at The Boathouse. Delighted to hear your experience was smooth and enjoyable, as one would expect. I have passed on your kind words to the team. Regards

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Myself and three colleagues dined here in July when on a work trip in the area. The establishment itself is clean, modern and it has a vast array of drinks to chose from on arrival. It painted a good, positive first impression. The food was ok, nothing more, nothing less. My colleagues thought theirs was ok also but none of...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Cactus_1982 Thank you for finding the time to review The Boathouse, Kilsyth. I am sorry to hear that your thoughts on our food were indifferent. We do have an extensive menu of freshly prepared food available to suit all tastes and requirements. Naturally, a large range of tipples to accompany each meal and taste. Regards

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on recommendation, but have to say I wasn't impressed. I ordered a margarita, which arrived in a small cocktail and was only half full, could hardly taste the tequila. My hubby had fish & chips, which he advised was average, I had the chicken Balmoral, the chicken was tiny & haggis tasteless, the only good thing was the whisky...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Yvonne L, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Boathouse. All of our food and drinks are prepared to a specification to ensure consistency in our offering. I am sorry that you did not feel value for money on your visit. Regards Matt

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My Wife and I took my mother to The Boathouse to celebrate her 90th birthday. The staff made us feel really welcome and this made our experience extra special. We are regulars at this restaurant but this was a really good way to give a 90 year old a special treat. The atmosphere was really good and we enjoyed our...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

TripMember050420161, Firstly, thank you for your 5* review. We are delighted to have played a part in your mothers 90th birthday treat. I have certainly passed on your thanks to everyone in the team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future Kind Regards

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about The Boathouse

Address: Auchinstarry, Kilsyth G65 9SG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > North Lanarkshire > Kilsyth
Price Range: €72 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boathouse 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a 1st floor room overlooking the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles DalkeyJohn, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Luxury rooms at a great price.”
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“Ask for a Marina view on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 978calluma, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all quiet, over looking the canal would be nice”
 of 5 bubbles TopTottyTraveler, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room over looking the marina basin”
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