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The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro

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Reviewed yesterday

A one night stay for myself and my wife en route home from Islay. Lots of good stuff happening at Brander, a real credit to the vision and hard work of the owners. Accommodation and public areas great with beautiful dining room and bar areas...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best hotels we have stayed in when visiting Scotland. The owners have refurbished the hotel and rooms to a very high standard. The rooms were tastefully fitted out with quality furniture, en-suite was spacious and again well finished. Hotel cleanliness...More

Thank Ian C
Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I and my team are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the Hotel refurbishment so good. I am fortunate to have a small but hard working local team of staff that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were all extremely friendly and able to give helpful tips (like regardless of the heat, don’t leave your windows open and lights on otherwise your room will be full of midges!). The night we were there was unseasonably warm but the restaurant has...More

Thank GreenTs
Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, it is much appreciated by us all. We are delighted that you were comfortable in the air-conditioned dining area and that you enjoyed your food. We are currently working on other options for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and i stayed overnight in this fabulous hotel for his birthday, The owner David , his wife and staff were superb nothing was too much trouble, they made us feel so welcome and were extremely accommodating to our every need. The bar was...More

Thank Elaine C
Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for choosing to come and stay with us at the Brander Lodge Hotel and also for reviewing on such a positive manner it is much appreciated. We are all glad you found us so welcoming and the premises, food and beverage...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

David, his family and staff went above and beyond to ensure we had a fantastic experience. Rooms were lovely, hotel and grounds were stunning, and the bar is stocked with probably the finest range of whisky, gins, and ales (especially the amazing Fyne Ales) that...More

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Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review and showing the team your appreciation of your stay. Positive responses to the efforts of the staff and to the condition of the Hotel and the Extensive grounds help other travelling guests make a choice decision. We as a team...More

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USD 129 - USD 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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sunshine505
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Sadly not dining internally that I know of. The issue is the amount of dogs being transported around and other guests that object to them. No one's dog is the only dog and often there will be a dog that doesn't accept... More
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