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Grantham
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Really friendly welcome by the lovely owner. Very clean and comfortable room and a good peaceful night's sleep. Had a great meal in the local village and a lovely breakfast around the big table meeting very nice guests from Dublin and Australia. We would definitely stay again.

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Hilary S, Owner at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thanks for seeking my place out last minute on your journey home and thanks even more for taking the trouble to write such a kind review. Great to meet you both and your very well behaved four-legged companion. Its very much appreciated. :-)

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Only one night here but very comfortable and friendly with Lisa's lovely breakfast to start the following day off on a good note. Set off the road our room was overlooking the pretty garden hence very quiet. Lisa has all the information to hand about Loch Lomond and the surrounding area. Excellently placed for Loch Lomond and away from the...

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Hilary S, Owner at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review my place. It is very much appreciated.

Springhill, NS
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

My friends/family and I had 3 of the 4 rooms here for 2 nights. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This B&B is conveniently located, clean and comfortable. Breakfast is delicious! The owner is friendly, knowledgeable and hard working. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

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Hilary S, Owner at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. I hope your adventure through the UK continued to plan and perhaps I can welcome you back here again one day.

Merseyside
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Trip advisor have asked that I edit my original review , to which the proprietor , had responded. Apparently I made reference to a third party? I was unable to edit it so, wanting to make my views known , I shall start again. I only booked here because I was let down elsewhere. I booked a ground floor ,...

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Hilary S, Owner at The Old School House, responded to this review

The Old School House has operated under its existing ownership for more than 10 years. Our guest’s pleasure and, indeed safety, is of paramount importance. We are a popular B&B for outdoor enthusiasts and tourers alike and are assessed by VisitScotland Quality Team annually. Hospitality scores in 2016 actually equated to 5 stars with an overall 4 star looking at...

Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights in February, we were in the area to attend a friend's wedding at nearby Ross Priory. Owner Hilary made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived. As did the cat Hamish! Ensuite rooms were immaculate and comfortable. There is a lounge area in the B&B, with a selection of board games and a...

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Hilary S, Owner at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a kind review. It was a pleasure to have you stay and hope you manage to visit us again in the not too distant future.

England
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Great B&B, very warm and welcoming to us and our two dogs. Clean, professional and well equipped, and Hilary was very helpful and friendly. Ground floor double/twin good for dogs as minimises impact on other people and has a huge bathroom, which gives you that bit of extra space. Also..... guilty pleasure ... Frosties at breakfast (among other nice things!)...

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Hilary S, Owner at The Old School House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post such a kind review :-) It was a pleasure to meet you all and hope you'll be back some day soon. Kind Regards.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This is a most warm and welcoming B&B; the perfect place from which to explore the Loch Lomond area. Our room was extremely confortable and the breakfasts were a real treat. We highly recommend this place.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Lovely, clean and welcoming, very close to Loch Lomond. Gorgeous views from the back of the inn. Recommend the top floor room, quite cozy! Excellent breakfast. Sad we could only stay one night, it was a great experience.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I spent 2 nights at The Old School House with my wife on our first trip to Scotland together. We received a warm welcome from Hilary and loved the large open space of the lounge/dining room when we arrived. Hilary provided a wealth of local information during our stay and could not have done more to help us make the...

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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the old school house for a couple of nights and had a fantastic time! We stayed in the loft room which was comfortable, clean and had great facilities. Hilary was a great host, really friendly and very helpful in reccomending things to do and see. Breakfast was delicious and it was nice to meet fellow travellers around...

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Hilary S, Owner at The Old School House, responded to this review

It's so appreciated that you took the time to post a review. And am even more grateful that you enjoyed your stay! Hope to welcome you back here soon 😃

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17th Century converted school within Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park with beautiful views down to the Loch. Small owner/occupied bed and breakfast with personal service at all times. Great for a short-term stop off as part of a Scottish Tour or for longer term breaks. A great base for access to countryside walks, Lochs and Glens or visits into Glasgow and Stirling. 4 star accredited by VisitScotland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old School House

Address: Gartocharn, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Alexandria G83 8SB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Alexandria > Gartocharn
Price Range: $138 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Single room is off of the Lounge / breakfast room. It overlooks the garden. I believe all the others [singles and twins] are upstairs.”
ronmarsh2016, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All equally good, so no choice necessary.”
frankenglish, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Very quiet area but I expect the rooms overlooking the back, away from the road, will be quieter.”
Sharr0nB, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor room has big bathroom, so good for dogs bed/bowls etc.”
lukadog, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Overlooking the garden if possible and upstairs!”
MagicianManchesterUK, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
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