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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2011

We loved our stay here it really was an idyllic setting and would advise anyone looking for a B&B with the extra touches of a "retreat like" hotel to try Balkissock. Was completly relaxing yet within easy reach of all the sights of the area. Room and breakfast lovely.

2Thank janetmcdonald52
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 16 August 2011

On a golfing trip to the southeast of Scotland, I picked the Balkissock Lodge because it looked like just what I was after. How right I was! Howard and Cordilia are wonderful hosts, the rooms were smartly done up, the food, ah, the food was excellent. Cordilia made us a dinner that was second to none (get the lamb shanks...

2Thank Bobobirdiebuddy
Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2011

Made to feel welcome and also found a home for our dog to sleep , he loved the laundry!! Great afternoon tea with lots of home baking!!! Great breakfast and will be back

3Thank GHN23
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2011

This is a gem of a place. It is out in the country with beautiful views wonderful wild life (including woodpecker and red squirrel). Howard and Cordelia who run it are so friendly and accomodating its like staying with friends. Our room and en-suite were superb -breakfast fantastic with lots of home made jams and marmalades and all served in...

3Thank Kirsteen F
Reviewed 5 August 2011

We had such a warm reception from Cordelia and Howard with afternoon tea served immediately upon arrival. Such beautiful and cosy accommodation, we felt instantly relaxed. We had both breakfast and our evening meals at the lodge which were delicious and of a very high standard. The lodge is perfectly situated to explore the stunning coastline of South West Scotland....

3Thank Vickyjohnson
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2011

The hospitality was perfect, the house was perfect, the room was perfect. Brilliant! brilliant! brilliant!

1Thank chrisandsharon1970
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2011

We received a great welcome from Howard and Cordelia to their spacious comfortable home in peaceful surroundings through beautiful countryside some distance away from Ballantrae. The bedroom and bathroom was equipped to a very high standard. The delicious evening meal was carefully planned to our requirements in advance of our arrival. We enjoyed a very entertaining time with the other...

2Thank Smithskent32
Reviewed 3 July 2011

Second visit and still as peaceful and tranquil as i rembered, hosts,rooms and food superb, most relaxing few days i have every had,will not hesitate a third visit. Scenery just the best.

1Thank lynneda
St. Annes-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2011

Just returned from a fantastic four days of complete relaxation, in the middle of nowhere. Wildlife was roaming freely in the garden, you were able to watch from the dining room as you ate your breakfast, which was very capably cooked by Howard. The bedroom was very comfortable and well laid out, the shower was amazing. Howard was the font...

2Thank idontbelieveit54
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2011

Excellent food, lovely surroundings and a lovely welcome from Cordelia and Howard. They were so friendly. The area is lovely - would highly recommend for a relaxing break.

1Thank YogaAnn44

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're looking for a peaceful and relaxing base for your holiday in South West Scotland, Balkissock Lodge B&B, set in an acre of gardens and woodlands, will provide you with a comfortable break with a touch of luxury at an affordable price. Breakfast includes locally sourced produce for your 'full Scottish', or light alternative should you prefer, complimented with a range of home-made preserves and lemon curd on home-baked bread. We have a twin en-suite and a double en-suite, both located on the ground floor, free wifi, on-site parking, TVs with Freesat and a guest lounge in which to relax after a long day of travelling or sightseeing. A countryside location, 3 miles from Ballantrae and 25 minutes from the ferry ports of Stena Line and P&O at Cairnryan near Stranraer. ... more   less 

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Address: Balkissock Lodge Balkissock | Girvan, Ballantrae KA26 0LP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ballantrae
Price Range: RM374 - RM446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Whatever room you get, you will be satisfied.”
 of 5 bubbles samwL7858IW, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All good Very modern and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles CarolineM421, 12 Jan 2012 | Read review
“We were on the 1st floor but there were ground floor room accessible”
 of 5 bubbles janetmcdonald52, 27 Aug 2011 | Read review
“All rooms have a perfect view. the grounds are beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisandsharon1970, 31 Jul 2011 | Read review
“book in for B&B and evening meal”
 of 5 bubbles harrymoules, 29 May 2011 | Read review
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