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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

My partner and I recently stayed for 3 nights in the superior double en suite room (Room 1), which has fabulous views of the Tay and Botanical Gardens. The room is large, with a sofa, huge comfortable bed and ample storage space. There is a large bathroom with separate shower cubicle and bath (one minor addition which would helpful would... More 

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1 Thank Gillian1974
Perth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014

very comfortable and welcoming.Very nice decor , lovely stained glass on staircase and very clean comfy room.Would recommend without hesitation so i think that sums up my stay.Fantastic breakfast to finish off.

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1 Thank Ian M
Aberdeen, Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Spent only one night in Balgowan House, but will definitely return if only to get a glimpse of the wonderful view over the Botanical Gardens and the River Tay. Unfortunately we stayed over 2 damp, misty days and were left to imagine what we might have seen. We thoroughly enjoyed the setting and the ambiance of the house. No impersonal... More 

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2 Thank Criagendinnie
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I stayed in the deluxe room at the back of the property, which had a stunning view over the botanical gardens and across the river Tay. The room was spacious, clean with a TV, free wi-fi, tea and coffee facilities, but no land line. The bathroom was huge with separate shower and bath and a heated towel rail. Other points:... More 

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1 Thank Mmmmmcheese
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2014

lovely 2 night stay in clean well decorated room with massive bed and very good clean en suite. nice thoughtful touch with the chocs on pillows. quiet place with great views of tay and botanical gardens. Ample parking& 3min drive to town center. 15min walk. good pub/restaurant 5min walk away. hosts are very helpful and friendly..Overall..excellent. One of the best... More 

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Thank paul p
Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We really enjoyed the stay, rooms clean and well appointed. Rooms we stayed in had fantastic views. The accomadition is well located and plenty of off street parking. We enjoyed the flexibility of the great hosts and the large stair cases for transportation of luggage.

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Thank Stephen B
Cupar, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We have just returned from a one night stay & can only agree with all the previous 5 star reviews! We stayed in Room 1 which is a large, comfortable room with modern en-suite and a fantastic view over the botanic gardens & the Tay. Very tasty breakfast and it was nice to chat to other guests around the large... More 

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Thank Flamingwoo
Paisley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Easter: very comfortable house in quiet location with private parking, easy access to city centre, tourist attractions, theatre, and restaurants. Comfortable, clean and spacious room with separate en suite. Magnificent view over garden and river Tay. Tasty cooked or continental breakfast served in elegant dining room. Pleasant and welcoming host, who accommodated our request for... More 

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Thank 66Rainbow
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Large, comfortable room with a separate en-suite. Great view of Fife across the Tay and the Botanical Gardens. Good hearty breakfasts and very welcoming hosts. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Dundee.

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Thank Meg660
Farnham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2014

We agree and reinforce all the good things written about Balgowan in the preceding reviews. We stayed for 3 nights; 1st night in Room 3 and then moved into Room 1 for a view over the Tay. Both rooms were huge by comparison with other places we have stayed, with great en-suite bathrooms; all very clean and comfortable. The specially... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balgowan is a beautiful mansion house set in Dundee's prime West End location. Built circa 1900, the house boasts many period features and has recently been sympathetically modernized to keep this original feel while offering 21st century living. We offer a very friendly service, large comfortable rooms, some with 180 degrees panoramic views over the botanical gardens and the River Tay. Probably the best views in Dundee! Our single/twin rooms have deluxe single beds and our double rooms have deluxe kingsize beds to ensure you have a perfect nights sleep. We are located 1 mile East of the main A90 Edinburgh to Aberdeen Road; 2 miles West from the City Centre and our garden borders the botanical gardens. We are just 10 minute walk from Dundee airport and Ninewells hospital and 20 minutes drive from the famous golf courses of St Andrews and Carnousite. A perfect spot for touring, working or just relaxing with friends in Dundee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balgowan House

Address: 510 Perth Road, Dundee DD2 1LW, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range: $77 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Balgowan House Dundee, Scotland
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“Room 1 has fantastic views of the Tay and the Botanic Gardens”
 of 5 bubbles Gillian1974, 28 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room 2 looks out over the botanical gardens and river tay”
 of 5 bubbles 893ianm, 14 Dec 2014 | Read review
“get a room at the back for the view”
  • Bedroom
  • Huge bathroom
  • View across Tay
  • View across Tay
 of 5 bubbles Mmmmmcheese, 6 Nov 2014 | Read review
“we had room 2. had massive bed. good sized room for 2 people. good view of river tay and gardens. don't be put off by nearby airport. it is light aircraft and closes at night.”
 of 5 bubbles paulpA9732GO, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms at the ends of the house are significantly larger with seating capacity.”
 of 5 bubbles B3989GJstephenb, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
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