Balbirnie House Hotel - Glenrothes

Balbirnie Park, Glenrothes, United Kingdom, KY7 6NEshow map
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Overview

The 4-star Balbirnie House Hotel is situated a mere 32 km away from Dundee FC. Built in 1777, the hotel is a combination of Georgian architecture and contemporary facilities.

The city center is about 30 minutes on foot. A 30-minute drive to Auchterarder.

Nearby points of interest include a palace and an art gallery.

The property enjoys an ideal location within a 35-minute drive to Dundee airport.

Rooms

The hotel rooms are beautiful and come with complimentary wireless internet, a safe, TV, coffee/tea makers and a sofa. Guestrooms are outfitted with a superb interior.

Eat & Drink

There is a bar for guests to enjoy their meal. The garden restaurant provides fine meals. Guests can try refreshing drinks in the lounge bar. Serving an array of dishes, The Orangery Restaurant and Laurelbank Hotel are 50 meters away.

Services

Along with free self parking, a storage room and a designated place for smoking there are a business centre, a meeting room and laptops available on the premises.

Relax

The hotel provides cribs and babysitting for families with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   34.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Laundry
Meeting facilities

Catering service

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 16 yearsExtra bedChildren above
16 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
Getting around
Airports
Leuchars (ADX)15.5 mi
Dundee (DND)17.5 mi
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Reviews
8.4
SuperbBased on  19  reviews

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Rooms
  • 9.6
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    The room the public areas

    The food was below the standard l would expect of a hotel of this quality’s

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The hotel was very quiet, and our room was on the ground floor.

    Our room was fairly small and there was a cold draught from the window

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    It's just total class--the peace,tranquility,magnificent gardens,ambiance,fine restaraunt,quiet lounges,perfect if you're a bit stressed and want to unwind.

    Road bumps in access road need defining -they were almost invisible.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    the only thing i didnt like was i had requested a late checkout and the maid service was at our door 3 times and felt really rushed to get out

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    the rooms are ultra large, very clean, original victoria features enhanced and staff are very dedicated on serving you to the best of their abilities

    The room service is timely but very inaccurate - they have constant difficulty managing to deliver even basic tea and toast without providing simple things like plates or knives or cups. Would also suggest if people check if conferences or functions are being held as if so the facilities for guest disappear as in our two experiences day conferences took up every facility and uunable to have a quiet coffee area for meetings

  • 10.0
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    Althought the hotel was full and there was a wedding at the venue, we were not affected by any noise whatsoever. We found our stay very peaceful. The staff were excellent and the service - reception, restaurants - was very good.

  • 10.0
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    Our experience of the hotel was fantastic. The food was excellent and the staff couldnt have been more helpful. Overall a perfect break.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Lovely setting, nice traditional architecture and absolutely fantastic food which was great value for money

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    I found the gardens to be beautiful and very relaxing, the staff were extremely helpful and courteous

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    We used this hotel because of its ideal location to Falkland Palace where we took a hot air balloon ride. The hotel and sorrounding area was wonderful. Helpful staff, clean and luxurious rooms and two excellent restaurants made this a very enjoyable short stay.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very pleasant atmosphere, the rooms are excellent and the grounds are breathtaking. Very well maintained

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Peaceful location with none of the usual "city noise". Looking out from the room window to see wildlife in the gardens etc. Lovely gardens, pity the weather wasn't so good thereby missing the chance to enjoy the ambience at its best.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Impressive interior and exterior

    Staff need training in customer care some staff need training in customer care. receptionist very good however

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Large comfortable room.

    Poor view from room,bathroom furniture in poor condition.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    The main restaurant was closed because it was a Monday. However, the Bistro restaurant and staff were excellent and so were the public rooms.

    The covers on the arms of the chairs in our room were filthy, the window frame was rotting, the radiator in the bathroom was rusted, the sound on the television had gone and the safety checks on the electrical appliances in the room appeared not to have been done since 2008. The carpet was soiled and so was the bed throw and the door lock was unsound. There was no lift and our room, oddly enough our discounted room (£120), was as far from reception as one could get up the main staircase, then up a secondary landing and then along a corridor. The normal price is £175 for this room. Breakfast is £14.75. The assistant manager was made aware of all of this before we left.

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Highlights
8
SuperbBased on  19 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 16 yearsExtra bedChildren above
16 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Leuchars (ADX)15.5 mi
Dundee (DND)17.5 mi
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