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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Excellent room, decorated and maintained to high standard, large ensuite bathroom, happy to accommodate late arrival and early departure for ferry connection. Secluded surroundings, peaceful and friendly.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016

What a fantastic time! And what a fantastic couple Cordelia and Howard were! They couldn't do enough for their guests. One visitor had written in the visitors book that this was the best breakfast in Scotland. We disagree. This was the best breakfast ever. The room was also beautiful and all great value. We will definitely go back.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had stayed here before a few years ago, and were happy to be told that Cordelia and Howard had reopened it. We went for 3 nights midweek to relax and we certainly did that. The Lodge is at the end of a road into the hills and peaceful!! The room was very comfortable and we slept well. Breakfast was...

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Thank Adam C
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Everything was top class: food, hospitality,surroundings. Remote, but that's its appeal. An excellent base to to tour Ayrshire. Will definitely return. Be warned phone reception is limited but excellent wi-fi. Definitely recommend.

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Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Beautiful hidden location with the warmest welcome. No need to eat out with Cordelia's wonderful cold platter's. Nothing was to much trouble even catering for my wife's lactose intolerance. Thank you Cordelia for a lovely stay in your lovely home.

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Blyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Arriving at The Lodge was like being in ancient Scotland.Howard and Cordelia were excellent Hosts,the room was spacious with all amenities you need.The breakfast was superb.The area was quiet, full of nature, set in an area for easy access to explore New Galloway and close to Stranraer and Cairnryan for the ferry to Ireland. I spent 3 nights at Ballkissock,and...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

When Cordelia and Howard told me 4 years ago they were taking a break frim running tgeir wonderful B & B, I was gutted. Rarely does one find the perfect place to stay and it was to be no more. Needless to say, I was overjoyed to here they were accepting guests again. A true test of a B &...

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We stayed 2 nights at Balkissock and enjoyed out time there. Our room was very comfortable and cosy in the evenings and mornings during what was a very chilly spell in late July. Tea and biscuits in the room were very welcome. The lodge is tucked away, a few miles from the village of Ballantrae so it's important to enjoy...

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Peterlee
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Cordelia and Howard are charming and considerate hosts with unnecessary but very welcome daily treats. We stayed in the Kintyre room for 4 nights which was very clean and comfortable. The breakfasts are truly delicious, with the home made jams highly recommended.

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Braunton
Reviewed 28 July 2015

A quiet retreat with a lovely host and hostess. The room was comfortable, spotless with all amenities. The food was excellent with home made bread etc. We felt very welcome and were impressed by all the attention to detail and personal touches. The location was in the countryside so a little off the main road but peaceful and relaxing.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're looking for a peaceful and relaxing base for your holiday in South West Scotland, Balkissock Lodge B&B, set in an acre of gardens and woodlands, will provide you with a comfortable break with a touch of luxury at an affordable price. Breakfast includes locally sourced produce for your 'full Scottish', or light alternative should you prefer, complimented with a range of home-made preserves and lemon curd on home-baked bread. We have a twin en-suite and a double en-suite, both located on the ground floor, free wifi, on-site parking, TVs with Freesat and a guest lounge in which to relax after a long day of travelling or sightseeing. A countryside location, 3 miles from Ballantrae and 25 minutes from the ferry ports of Stena Line and P&O at Cairnryan near Stranraer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balkissock Lodge

Address: Balkissock Lodge Balkissock | Girvan, Ballantrae KA26 0LP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ballantrae
Price Range: $146 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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