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Shaftesbury Lodge

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome, very clean and tidy. Beds are amazing comfortable and the breakfast was excellent. This is the first review I've ever given but felt compelled as this place is great. If I'm ever staying in the Dundee area this will definitely be my first choice.

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Delighted we inspired you to start reviewing the places you stay and visit on Tripadvisor. Super review - many thanks

The Villages, FL
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Recently while traveling in Scotland, we spent a couple of days in Dundee to see local sights. After making our initial reservations, events required us to make a change. Heather and Martin made the change with no problem to accommodate our new schedule. Their B&B is a lovely place to stay and nicely located in Dundee in a quiet residential...

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a really informative and positive review - hopefully other guests will find it useful too.

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We stayed here one night. Gorgeous clean bright fresh room. Comfy bed and nice pillows. Breakfast was lovely . Very pleasant host without being too intrusive . Will definitely return! Very close to our daughters halls and within walking distance to Dundee centre.

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

We look forward to your next visit - many thanks for posting a great review!

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We stayed for one night. The accommodation was spotlessly clean. The bed was very comfortable. The breakfast was probably the best we have ever had at a guesthouse. We would definitely recommend it to you.

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, that's a great review! Martin will be delighted with the comments about breakfast

Urmston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights and everything was perfect. Rooms were nice and clean, warm with all amenities. Only downside was probably low shower pressure. Lovely hosts, breakfast and advice on where to visit in the area. Would recommend.

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review and for the lovely comments.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

My husband and I stayed here whilst visiting his father. We were greater on arrival by Heather the owner. We had a very welcoming chat with her. The hotel was exceptionally clean and the room immaculate. The bedding was luxurious and the room and bathroom was very spacious. Unfortunately we did not make breakfast but previous reviews on the breakfasts...

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your review and all your positive comments. Hope to see you the next time

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Heather the landlady was charming and extremely helpful. I was travelling on my own and it was reassuring to be able to ask her for directions and for information. The room was spotless and quiet - perfect for a good nights sleep. Breakfast served in a lovely bright room, was very good especially the fluffy scrambled eggs and smoked salmon...

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

I am pleased you felt safe with us, it's not always the case when you are travelling on your own. Many thanks for a great review

Reviewed 1 December 2015

I look forward to staying at the Shaftesbury Lodge whenever I'm in Dundee. There's always a warm welcome from the lovely Heather and the rooms are without fail clean, comfortable and well appointed. The hotel building itself is characterful and well looked-after. The breakfasts are simply excellent in choice, quality and quantity. There's lots of free on-street parking nearby and...

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

An excellent informative review - many thanks and look forward to seeing you the next time

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Lovely place to stay. Quiet, comfortable, generously proportioned room, fantastic cooked-to-order breakfast, impeccable service. Definitely would use again. The walk into town isn't too bad either. There are some lovely places to eat and drink just down the road too.

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Fantastic review - many thanks and hope to see you again when in Dundee

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Reviewed 25 October 2015

Staying at the Shaftesbury Lodge is like staying at the older, mostly comfortable home of a friend or relative. The folks that run the inn are very nice and helpful, they make a very nice breakfast, the beds are comfortable, there is a free wifi network, the area is generally quiet and peaceful, there are nice flowers out front, and...

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review - it is obvious that you have taken great care to think about what you wanted to say and constructive feedback is always helpful. We made it a priority in November to put in a thermostatic shower independent of the bath taps. Martin has also replaced the flush in the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shaftesbury is situated in the quiet west-end of Dundee. It is ideally located, close to the vibrant city centre, Dundee University, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee airport, Dundee Botanic Garden,BMI Fernbrae Hospital and the Riverside Technology Park. Only 5 minutes walk to the West Park Conference Centre. The Shaftesbury is run by Heather and Martin offering a warm welcome, great breakfasts, clean and comfortable accommodation, making your stay perfect and enjoyable when visiting Dundee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shaftesbury Lodge

Address: 1 Hyndford Street, Dundee DD2 1HQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range: RM359 - RM542 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shaftesbury Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Shaftesbury Hotel Dundee
Shaftesbury Lodge Dundee, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dundee
#5 Luxury Hotel in Dundee
#8 Family Hotel in Dundee
#9 Business Hotel in Dundee
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“Ask for the suite of rooms overlooking the rear of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles LynnS624, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Exceptionally clean and friendly.”
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“We were allocated a room on arrival and it was more than adequate”
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“Room 6 was very spacious”
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“All the rooms seem quite quiet as it's away from the main traffic areas.”
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