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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 February 2015

Was lucky enough to be at Forbes of Kingennie for a business event. Staff were first class in this family run venue close to the centre of Dundee, but with a real feeling of space and the countryside. A fantastic lunch of local produce was on show and all the boxes for a great venue were ticked. Will be back... More 

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review after your recent visit. We are glad you enjoyed our corporate facilities and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Kind regards, Kingennie Management Team More 

Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

I just can't rate this place highly enough! What a fantastic long weekend family break we had. We stayed in Glen Logie which has 3 bedrooms and a huge balcony overlooking one of the many fishing ponds. We had booked through Itison, the deal included a bottle of Prosecco and canapés which was promptly delivered to our lodge after check... More 

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your long weekend with us. We are so happy to hear that you and your family had a great time. Steven is a strong part of our team so it is lovely to get positive feedback, I will pass it on to him. We look foward to... More 

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

Had an excellent break at the country resort. I cannot it recommend it highly enough. The staff are fantastic and so friendly, knowledgable and helpful and the resort is spotless in terms of cleanliness. The food in the restaurant was amazing, especially the Scottish breakfast which was more than enough food to feed some hungry people (I eat a lot... More 

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us. I am thrilled to hear that you had a lovely time and that you would recommend Forbes of Kingennie. I will pass on your praise to our team. We hope to welcome you and your partner back soon. With thanks, Kingennie Management Team More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Just back from a 3 day break at Forbes of Kingennie and loved it! We stayed at the lovely Glen Lee lodge which was a very short walk from reception. From the moment we checked in we enjoyed a very genuine and welcoming friendly service, every team member we met at the resort was so hospitable and smiley, makes a... More 

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of your stay with us. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time at the resort. We aim to make all of our guests welcome and to meet all of their needs while staying with us, so it is great to get some positive feedback. Thanks for adding your pictures, they look... More 

Aberdeen UK
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77 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Had a long weekend break on an Itison deal, personal circumstances meant that the weekend we planned did not live up to expectations but in no way was it anything to do with the resort. The reason I mention it is that it meant that we could not enjoy much of what the resort had to offer. We arrived about... More 

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us. I am sorry to hear that it was cut short, hopefully next time you get the chance to experience the full range of facilities and activities we have to offer. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the log burning stove, it is something our... More 

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

was taken here by my daughters as a surprise birthday break and couldnt fault it at all the place was lovely the views stunning and the food great there was 6 of us staying in glen prosen lodge and we all loved it .the staff were really friendly and made us feel welcome .would def stay there again .

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Morag, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay in our Glen Prosen lodge. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again in the near future! Thanks again, Kingennie Management Team More 

newcastle upon tyne
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35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014

This is the 6th time we have been to the leannan boat house at forbes of kingennie and each time is wonderful. We even had a chrismas tree in the house which I thought was a nice touch, it has everything you need.

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Marilyn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always enjoy welcoming back such a lovely couple to the resort and we are thrilled that you have chosen to stay with us 6 times. We wish you a very merry Christmas and hope to see you again in the new year. With thanks, Kingennie Management More 

Forfar
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56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

I have been here on many of occasions last being in March and staying in a lodge which was fab. However we decided to have lunch here the other day and i was shocked and how dirty it was .The floors in the dinning area are in need of a good clean. It looked like they hadnt been touched in... More 

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, We appreciate your feedback. I am disappointed to hear that our most recent visit to Forbes of Kingennie did not live up to your standards, nor the standards we aim to achieve. I can assure you that I have spoken to our team and we will address this review and the issues you have raised within it. Our... More 

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 December 2014

My husband and I got married at Forbes of Kingennie in 2013 and we still visit Forbes on a regular basis and everytime we can't speak highly enough and we always recommend to everyone. We always come away feeling more than satisfied and are yet to find any faults! We just adore Forbes of Kingennie and it feel like a... More 

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Ashley, Thank you for posting a review about your experiences at Forbes of Kingennie. I am thrilled to hear that yourself and your husband adore Forbes of Kingennie. We love welcoming back guests who have been before, especially friendly faces like Graham and yourself. Our team work very hard to make all of our customer's experiences good ones, so... More 

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Reviewed 29 November 2014

I had a great time staying at Forbes of Kingennie complex. Setting is just amazing, lodge well equiped,warm and just lovely. I had Christening party carried out in this lodge and everyone commented how nice and welcoming it is. We had a great time. Staff was vwry friendly and helpfull. I will recommend it to anyone.

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that the Christening went well. We hope to see you again in the near future. With thanks, Kingennie Management Team More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Forbes of Kingennie
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Cuisines: British, Scottish, Bar, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are looking for an activity holiday with family and friends, a romantic short break, the perfect wedding venue, or somewhere to celebrate that special event, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort has it all. With top-class golf and fishing on the estate, the peaceful and unspoiled environment is also home to some of the very best luxury woodland and lochside lodges in Scotland. Its location makes it the perfect spot to explore Scotland's glorious countryside or play a round or two at the world's best know golf courses nearby. Conference and business meetings and events are all catered for, while sister company Corporate Kingennie can create memorable and effective team building or corporate days out. In the heart of the countryside, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort nevertheless enjoys easy access to major towns and cities. Dundee is only 6 miles away, while Edinburgh, Perth and Aberdeen are within easy reach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forbes of Kingennie

Address: Kingennie, Dundee dd53rd, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range: RM401 - RM2,748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forbes of Kingennie 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Forbes Of Kingennie Hotel Dundee
Forbes Of Kingennie Dundee, Scotland
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#1 Family Hotel in Dundee
#4 Luxury Hotel in Dundee
#15 Romantic Hotel in Dundee
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“Wide choice of lodges, speak to the manager to book what suits you best.”
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