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Shaftesbury Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 10 May 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night lovely big double ensuite . Tolietries were lovely conditioner shampoo shower gel and body lotion . Bed so comfy slept like a log host martin recommended italian for meal nearby amazing food . Breakfast amazing had smoked salmon and scrambled egg husband loved his bacon sandwich . sea just down the road bedding so fresh wonderful break...

Thank trixxy76
HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Great review, many thanks for taking the time to post it. Hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 1 April 2013

Booked a double and a single room over Easter weekend. Situated on a quiet road near heart of city. Plenty of street parking. Warm welcome to a very clean and "happy" hotel. Rooms are a good size with good beds. Bathrooms warm and shower had a good flow of hot water. Decor is modern homely and in good order. The...

Thank Tony R
HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for an informative and very positive review, we appreciate you taking the time to complete it. We look forward to seeing you again and hope you had a smooth flight back to Bristol and enjoyed the rest of the Easter break

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Shaftesbury for five nights in October. The large room was beautifully decorated with a huge bay window. The owners were very helpful and very professional in every way. The breakfasts, included in the room price, were excellent with a choice of continental style or full Scottish breakfast. We had guests over one night...

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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. We were pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you had a successful trip finding out more about your ancestors.

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 3 December 2012

We stayed here as a group, from the outset the proprietors could not do enough for us. The easily accommodated all our requests in relation to late check in and room allocations. The Hotel itself is full of character and charm, and it is clear that the owners take real pride in its up keep. The rooms and all the...

Thank Kevin F
HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

What lovely comments - Thank you! Graduation is a special time, glad we added to the enjoyment of yours.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Have just returned from a 3 night stay at the Shaftesbury Lodge and it was equally as pleasant as our stay there last year. The rooms are immaculate and very comfortable. The breakfasts are amazing and there is plenty of choice to suit everyone. Heather and Martin are great hosts and we look forward to staying there again in the...

Thank Susanjoyce_12
HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Lovely to see you both again and delighted that you came back for your return visit and survived a rather hectic weekend. Many thanks for your kind comments and we look forward to seeing you again next autumn.

Reviewed 9 November 2012

I have stayed here several times in the last 3 years: it is my first choice for accommodation in Dundee. By "cross-over", I mean that the Shaftesbury has elements of both a full service hotel and a B&B. The rooms, the breakfast, the level of decor, the quality of fittings, the toiletries, the wifi, all rival the best 3* and...

2Thank John P
HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Firstly I would like to say it has been a pleasure having you to stay since we arrived at Shaftesbury. Your comments are praise indeed as we are aware that you are a frequent traveller and know exactly what you like and how important certain aspects of what we offer make your stay an enjoyable one. Until the next time...

Reviewed 28 October 2012

The Shaftesbury Lodge is just off the bottom of Blackness Road near the west end of Hawkhill. Parking is in the quiet street outside. Welcome is very good and the breakfast is well up to a good standard. I would consider using it again and I am sorry, given the nice decor that I could not have stayed a few...

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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

We look forward to a longer stay the next time, many thanks for your kind comments.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2012

We stayed one night and were warmly welcomed on arrival. Heather gave us a map and pointed out good places to eat within walking distance. The room was very nicely decorated and very clean. The only down side was that there was nowhere to hook the shower head, so had to sit in bath to shower! Breakfast was excellent, freshly...

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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. As a result of your observations with the hand held shower in the bath I am pleased to report we have rectified the issue with a new shower head and riser.

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Stayed one night, booked a superior room which on arrival did not look like the photo on the website. I'm not sure what made it superior - only the space in the room I imagine. The bed was a standard double, a metal frame with a very uncomfortable mattress. We are both tall and had a terrible nights sleep. We...

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HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

We were bitterly disappointed when we read your review as we pride ourselves on guests having a peaceful comfortable nights rest and was sorry to hear this had not been your experience when you stayed with us. All our rooms are individually furnished and we are continually upgrading each room and replacing our framed beds with a traditional style bed...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Shaftesbury Lodge Guest House Dundee as it is now known. This is our Second Stay with Heather & Marin. We received a really warm welcome on Arrival. Our Room was lovely and fresh with Welcome Tray and Toiletries. Room very comfortable, very clean, nothing too much trouble, if you required anything. Excellent daily top of Welcome Tray and Toiletries. Lovely...

HeatherL6591, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

AM, as always a very comprehensive review and one which I hope future guests will find useful and help them to decide to stay at The Shaftesbury. Always a pleasure to have you and your mum stay with us and somehow you booked the sunshine for almost the full10 days!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shaftesbury is situated in the quiet west-end of Dundee. It is ideally located, close to the vibrant city centre, Dundee University, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee airport, Dundee Botanic Garden,BMI Fernbrae Hospital and the Riverside Technology Park. Only 5 minutes walk to the West Park Conference Centre. The Shaftesbury is run by Heather and Martin offering a warm welcome, great breakfasts, clean and comfortable accommodation, making your stay perfect and enjoyable when visiting Dundee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shaftesbury Lodge

Address: 1 Hyndford Street, Dundee DD2 1HQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range: $103 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shaftesbury Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Shaftesbury Hotel Dundee
Shaftesbury Lodge Dundee, Scotland, UK
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“Ask for the suite of rooms overlooking the rear of the property.”
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“Exceptionally clean and friendly.”
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“We were allocated a room on arrival and it was more than adequate”
596junew, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 6 was very spacious”
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“All the rooms seem quite quiet as it's away from the main traffic areas.”
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