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    Balbirnie House

    Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NR, Scotland
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    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$ 271
          US$ 124
          US$ 271
          US$ 124
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          Overview
          • Excellent67%
          • Very good17%
          • Average9%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “course meal” (30 reviews)
          “bistro” (116 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Room Service
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          Multilingual Staff
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Golf Course
          Dry Cleaning
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

          I love visiting Balbirnie House. The hotel is superbly run by owners Nicholas and Gaynor Russell and their dedicated team. Gaynor also takes on interior design, her style and eye for detail are incredible. There are 2 restaurants and I have eaten in both as...More

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          Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House

          Hello, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. All best wishes from one...More

          Reviewed 10 April 2017

          My daughters wedding reception was held at Balbirnie House last Friday. A brilliant event on a beautiful memorable day, the weather allowed us the use of the grounds which enhanced the occasion. Staff were excellent with particular mention to Kerrie who organised the day with...More

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          Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House

          Hello Jim, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting a 5 Star review. We're absolutely delighted to hear that the wedding was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. Thank you also for...More

          Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

          Got an itison voucher as a gift and we were not disappointed. It's a lovely house, perfect if you have a dog as there are gorgeous grounds around for walks. We got a room upgrade on arrival, assuming as it was quiet. The room was...More

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          Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House

          Hello hijayne23, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting such a lovely review. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. All best wishes from...More

          Reviewed 6 April 2017

          I had never visited the Bistro before but had heard favourable reports about it. My friends and I had the two course option from the set lunch menu-there is also a three course one. Both are very reasonably priced at about £10 and £13 respectively....More

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          Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House

          Hello Carol, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting such a lovely review for The Balbirnie Bistro. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion....More

          Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

          I recently stayed with my family and enjoyed a very enjoyable two night stay. I had a wonderful sleep in the extremely comfortable beds, the food was to a high standard and the staff were all very friendly. The rooms could do with a bit...More

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          Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House

          Hello O O, Thank you so much for your kindness and denoting such a lovely review. We're absolutely delighted to hear that your visit was such a success, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Balbirnie on another future occasion. In terms of...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Golf Course
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 121 - US$ 301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          • Fife >
          • Glenrothes >
          • Markinch
          • Also Known As
          • Balbirnie House Hotel Markinch
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Nicolaaffleck14
          What times is breakfast served at Balbirnie?
          20 July 2016|
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          Response from paterson5 | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure but most hotels are open for breakfast at 7.00am to cater for business visitors
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          wendyhouse20
          What does afternoon tea consist of please?
          20 March 2016|
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          Response from Babs M | Reviewed this property |
          Hello,, I have not had the afternoon tea yet but as everything else food wise is excellent, I would guess that it would be lovely. Babs
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          billybusiness
          I personally feel your comments made to a local lady celebrating her 35th wedding anniversary were horrible! I fully support dawn t on this and feel your response is condescending in the truest sense of the word, you appear to show an attitude of patronizing superiority when you state, " Balbirnie's Snr Manager in charge of Guest Services, has already gone a country mile to do everything possible to exceed what any logically thinking guest would consider as truly wonderful service" How dare you? this part of your statement, "logically thinking guest" is an insult to dawn t and your lifeline in your chosen career, hospitality - GUEST SATISFACTION! What gives you the right to be this demeaning and make such an arrogant statement ? When you book the Orangery at 8-00pm you expect the Orangery at 8-00pm and not pathetic excuses on one's special night saying you were busy. As dawn t specifically points out, you weren't busy/fully booked when she arranged their anniversary event. Is it the fact dawn t is simply a local lass spending what could be classed as an inconsiderable amount of money in your establishment in comparison to the larger parties, that she is relegated to second/third class service whilst the larger groups receive a better class of service, I hesitate to use the words first class as it doesn't apply unless every guest is satisfied and, as this event experienced by dawn t shows, that was not the case. This response is purely my personal opinion at the way you have handled, or mishandled this complaint. I hope you do host dawn t again, should she choose to visit, and get it right next time. Lastly, ponder this, most people get married once. But after that they celebrate that event annually, perhaps you need to consider this as a more important, and consistent, alternative revenue stream than you currently seem to.
          11 October 2015|
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          Response from Helen D | Reviewed this property |
          I haven't had afternoon tea, I've only ever had lunch in the Orangery, but friends recently had lunch in the Bistro and they thoroughly enjoyed it.
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          "Ask for a newer suite if you are wanting to really experience luxury! All rooms however are lovely!"
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          "All the rooms I viewed were of high standard, Ist floor overlooking the grounds would be my preference."
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