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The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

Stayed here just one night with friends, hotel isnt uber modern but was clean and the staff were excellent. Food in the restaurant for Dinner and Breakfast was also good. It may be a little remote for a long stay but was perfect for our...More

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Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 21 September 2015

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. The rustic homely comfort and old look will remain even with the refurbishment it has been a promise we have made to regulars however it will be new, refreshed and made extensively larger. The remoteness...More

Reviewed 6 September 2015

We were 2 families and stay in Wood chalet for 2 days. The chalet fantastic, the service and people excellent. If we had known before we will have stayed more days there. It was the best place we stay durin our holidays in Scotland.

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Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 21 September 2015

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed the chalet, it is a popular piece of our operation here for that comfortable self cater choice of break. Regards David

Reviewed 3 September 2015

Beautiful lodge, nice grounds with lots of toys and a play area for the kids, spacious rooms, great food, fun pub and amazing service throughout the lodge. Everyone working there is so nice and helpful! We'll definitely be back!More

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Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 21 September 2015

Thank you, so glad you found the Chalet so comfortable and the Hotel in general nice and welcoming. We have a small local staff and family mix which helps as we all become a team and work well together. I guess you can say like...More

Reviewed 2 September 2015

I stayed in the chalet for the weekend: we were two families : 2 couples with four children.The chalet is very well equipped and comfortable.The staff is very nice and helpful.You are totally independent.The place is very quiet and restful we could see sheep from...More

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Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 21 September 2015

Thank you for your review we are so glad you enjoyed your stay in the Chalet. The sheep are a bonus, really makes you realise you are on a country break and if you count them they offer a sound way of getting to sleep...More

Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Some of the reviews talk about the hotel decor being outdated and although it obviously isn't all the newest, everything was very comfy and clean, and I was plenty happy in our room, the lounge and the dining area. I believe they're doing a lot...More

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Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 21 September 2015

Thank you for such a comprehensive review and one that has not a bias against a worn appearance that is a work in progress. Your understanding and appreciated is certainly appreciated by the family and our team. The regeneration of the full hotel over the...More

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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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