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ayrshire scotland
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

Booked hotel to stay as had booked a boat trip the same day Around a fifteen minute walk form Balloch Small dank pub with access to bedrooms at rear Bedroom very small but clean Shared bathroom Very basic budget hotel but quiet compared to others in Balloch

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Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

I booked a stay for 1 night and as I drove up, the doors were closed and bar was not open. I rang the bell and was greeted by one of the owners. He was very pleasant and showed me to my room which was accessed around the back of the building. The bar was closed (didn't ask why), so... More 

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Rehovot, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

We came with low expactations, after this was the cheapest offer in the whole area. In the somewhat remote location we found a small scottish pub with geuine local people having their beers. Nice lady showed us to our room, that was comfortable though tiny. The bathroom was large and nice, but seperated by a corridor. The building serves as... More 

Thank Benkitato
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2012

what a dump! there was a funny smell the whole stay, the same kind of smell you get in old damp buildings. Staff didn't make an effort, in fact I mentioned it to another diner in the restaurant, a local guy, who told me the female of the couple has been saying they are 'failing'. Well no wonder. The food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2012

The B&B has two rooms - sharing a bathroom. We stayed in the smaller room for one night. If you decide to walk from Balloch station it taked 15-20 minutes. The rooms are accessible from a side entrance so you do not have to enter from the pub which is a big plus. The room we got was very basic... More 

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 May 2012

The Rowantree was easy to find and is situated close to Loch Lomond. Whilst not set in the prettiest of locations, it is ideal for exploring the more appealing places in the area without costing a fortune. We booked at a discount price last minute over the internet. The service was good – friendly without being nosy. The room was... More 

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TheRowantreeTavern, Owner at The Rowantree Tavern, responded to this review

We are sorry that you found the breakfast disappointing and this spoilt your otherwise enjoyable stay with us. All of our online booking sites, website, literature and booking confirmation email state that the rate includes Continental Breakfast. Cooked breakfast is available by prior request either at the time of booking or at check-in for a £5 surcharge as we need... More 

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Reviewed 26 March 2012

If you are looking to spend £50 for a nights accommodation, I am sorry to say that you will find better in the Balloch/Dumbarton area... problems are that access to the letting rooms is via a dark alley and steps to the side of the property and these steps are only lit from the bottom... so you climb down the... More 

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TheRowantreeTavern, Owner at The Rowantree Tavern, responded to this review

As more recent reviews will confirm, we have improved the lighting around the access to the guest rooms since your stay. The breakfast has also been expanded with a choice of cereals, toast, jams, fruit juices, fresh fruit, croissants and muffins. Cooked breakfast is available by prior arrangement either at the time of booking or at check in. We are... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Rowantree Tavern

Address: 258-260 Main St, Jamestown, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Alexandria G83 8PW, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Alexandria
Price Range: $59 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Note the bathroom is shared by 2 guest rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Benkitato, 15 Oct 2012 | Read review
“go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles hannahG395, 14 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Ask for cooked breakfast!”
 of 5 bubbles LondonTraveller245, 11 Jun 2012 | Read review
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