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“My stay at Glenvarloch.”
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Huge Open-plan Kitchen with Island and Dining room / Atrium First Floor Living Room with Smart TV
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60 reviews
Huge Open-plan Kitchen with Island and Dining room / Atrium
First Floor Living Room with Smart TV
Sociable Kitchen
Window seat in atrium
Ground Floor Double Bedroom with adjacent Shower Room / WC
Ground Floor Twin Bedroom with adjacent Shower Room / WC
First Floor King-size Master Bed with Ensuite Shower / Whirlpool Bath
First floor Master Bedroom with ensuite
Master Bedroom Ensuite - Whirlpool Bath / Shower
First floor quiet area and King Size sofa bed
Minstrels Gallery on first floor
Glenvarloch Entrance and atrium from South East
Suspension Bridge at Strathyre 200 metres
Broch at Strathyre 150 metres
Strathyre 'Beach' on River Balvaig 200 metres
Loch Lubnaig from An Shean - well worth the effort !
Glenvarloch decorated for Christmas
Atrium in Winter with Tighanes Burn running along Southern Boundary
River Balvaig iced over - Glenvarloch cosy even in -20C
Glenvarloch in Spring with An Shean in the Background
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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Strathyre, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

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gilp21
2 reviews
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“My stay at Glenvarloch.”
Reviewed 9 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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One of the best weekends I've had. Never done anything like this before and it was the most enjoyable experience I've ever had. The only thing that let it down was the weather, which can't be helped. Especially at this time of year.

Beautiful house, warm, spacious and has great facilities. The underfloor heating was amazing and the beds were comfortable.

Wifi was good considering you don't get high speeds that far out in the countryside.
Would recommend to a group of friends or a family get away!

Floors are slippy! Wear shoes or slippers with grips.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Mar 2015
Thanks for the review - we will ensure that it is noted on future information emails to visitors that Glenvarloch is a 'house in the country' with hardwood & tiled flooring throughout, whilst we trust that outdoor footwear is left by the door, sensible indoor footwear should be worn - but no 'High Heels' please :-) Best Wishes, J&G
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Reviewed 9 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Management Response
13 Mar 2015
We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the review. J&G
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Reviewed 27 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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Management Response
28 Feb 2015
Many thanks for your excellent review. It is very rewarding to read of visitors who have made the most of Glenvarloch's facilities and location - even proving how easy it is to get to Glencoe Ski Resort and enjoy the Winter weather ! Best Wishes, J&G
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Caitrian
Perth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Happy New Year!”
Reviewed 9 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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person found this review helpful

Stayed in Glenvarloch over Hogmanay. Lovely house - clean, extremely well equipped and most importantly, given the weather, extremely cosy. Christmas tree and stair decorations really added to the festive atmosphere and the bubbly in the fridge was much appreciated! Loads of space throughout.the house and for parking. We loved the open plan design. Only word of warning for those with young children/elderly relatives would be that the spiral stairs from the kitchen/dining area to the upstairs is quite steep - not to be negotiated with socks on! The owners responded immediately to our queries before we arrive, including recommending where to buy steak pie for our New Year's Day dinner. Best quality and value steak pie we've had!

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Liked best: The location.
Liked least: The spiral staircase.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Management Response
24 Jan 2015
Thank you for your 5 star review !
We are sure you will agree that the facilities on the ground floor - Double and twin bedrooms, shower room / wc, open plan Kitchen / Dining and Atrium areas - are ideal for those with limited mobility. As with all holidays some common sense is required on unfamiliar surfaces, but aren’t those Steak Pies excellent !
Best Wishes,
John & Glenise
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Sally A
Bisley, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Fabulous home for visiting the Trossachs.”
Reviewed 28 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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person found this review helpful

Fabulous opportunites for walking and local history.
Mhor is worth visiting in all its local forms.
The house was very comfortable and a lovely quiet hideaway from the stresses of everyday life.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
31 Oct 2014
Many thanks. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Glenise & John.
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