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    Balbirnie House

    Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NR, Scotland
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    1 room
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          US$104
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          Overview
          • Excellent67%
          • Very good17%
          • Average9%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible2%
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          “course meal” (30 reviews)
          “bistro” (116 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

          We were given a voucher as a gift for a dinner for 2 in the L'Orangerie restaurant part of Balbirnie House Hotel The evening starts with canapés in the library. Just like sitting in the library of the stately home it used to be ....More

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          Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House

          Hello golfer 24, Many thanks for your kindness. We are absolutely delighted to hear that your visit to Balbirnie was such a success. Confused re sorbet, as we manufacture in-house via our ice cream and sorbet: The Caledonian Dairy, and sorbets are created in such...More

          Reviewed 11 March 2016

          We have eaten here on several occasions and all has been well . There were seven of us this time and the service was appalling. Our table was booked for 7pm. We were asked to take our table seat in Orangery at 8.15pm and given...More

          Thank Shirley K
          Reviewed 8 March 2016

          Upon arrival, staff were immediately helpful and efficient. We entered our luxurious room thereafter, it was equipped with a coffee pod machine and came with two cookies, making it quite welcoming. Dinner was 5 fantastic courses, rounded off with a bottle of fizz. Breakfast was...More

          Thank Sunny J
          Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House

          Hello Sunny J, Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that your visit to Balbirnie was such a success. Dear Readers, our gratitude to everyone who has made a positive online contribution. We...More

          Reviewed 6 March 2016

          Appalling service in orangery. Ordered gluten free, came with pasta on plate. Asked if gf, plate taken away and same plate returned without pasta and gravy boat. Just one of a long list of complaints. Duty Manager advised she not authorised to deal with our...More

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          Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House

          Dear KMGPROP, Please rest assured that I am fully aware of your visit to Balbirnie, as I received a copy of our Duty Manager's extensive written summary at the end of the dinner shift in question, it was quite an essay. This information as conveyed...More

          Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

          We recieved a voucher for Xmas from my husbands folks for an overnight stay with dinner and breakfast. A rare night away from our two young children. We had previously been to two weddings at Balbirnie and stayed overnight after one. When we saw our...More

          Thank Kat G
          Response from Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House

          Hello Kat, Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that your visit to Balbirnie was such a success, and thank you so much for singling out Kerrie for such welcome and well-deserved praise...More

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          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • 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
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          • US$121 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          • Markinch
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          • Balbirnie House Markinch, Scotland - Fife
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          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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          "All the rooms I viewed were of high standard, Ist floor overlooking the grounds would be my preference."
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