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The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to Brander Lodge & once again it exceeded our expectations!! We had been travelling for a while so we were looking forward to a comfy bed, great food & catching up with old friends, we got all three. David put...More

2  Thank Lucybum
Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded February 7, 2016

Thank you for your kind review, so glad you enjoyed the Chalet it works in well for travelers requiring to stay a few days offering plenty of space, peace and quiet and of course all the facilities of home. Our desire is to add more...More

Reviewed December 15, 2015

Stayed for several days in summer. Food OK but service patronising: when I say" thank you" I don't want to hear "You're welcome" - of course I am, I ordered it and am paying for it ! Accommodation cramped and cell like. No need for...More

10  Thank John S
Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded February 7, 2016

"Dear John oh how I hate to write" So sorry you found the words "You're Welcome" to be patronising, we find it polite I guess it is in the upbringing. I also apologise for the cramped cell like room, (having not experienced I cannot compare)...More

Reviewed October 27, 2015

Very authentic and distinctive hotel, excellent staff and good customer service. Clean facilities, but had seen better days, at the same time it gives to the place a character. Beautiful and iconic bar/pub area that has been kept in Scottish traditional way.

2  Thank Arnitello
Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded February 7, 2016

Thank you for your review. The hotel is currently closed for 5 months for major renovations, much needed and well planned for so I hope you will come back on a return visit and experience the ambiance and improvements created. Regards David

Reviewed October 25, 2015

we stayed at the Chalet. this is very nice, in particular with kids. fully equiped with washing machine and dryer, very appreciated! truly enjoyed our stay and would truly recommend the brander lodge. people were very nice and making everything to please us.More

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2  Thank caroline f
Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded February 7, 2016

Thank you I am so glad we could help make your stay a pleasurable one and that you and the children enjoyed the facilities and comforts of the Chalet. We hope you will return to Scotland for another holiday there is so much to eplore...More

Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is the third time I have stayed here and the staff cannot be faulted they are friendly and could not be more helpful, you are welcomed like old family friends. Set just off the road in well manicured grounds the hotel is still undergoing...More

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2  Thank Rachael C
Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded February 7, 2016

Thank you for your detailed review, constructive reviewing of this nature is so helpful for both ourselves and prospective guests. You will be pleased to know that we are currently closed for 5 months of major refurbishments which include replacing of that tired old bedroom...More

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Free Parking
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US$104 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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sunshine505
June 19, 2016|
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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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"Try the Rhubarb Dessert-Yummy"
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"All rooms seem quiet as the hotel is off the main road."
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"Give the hotel a call and speak to the staff, as they will accommodate your wishes where possible"
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"Choose a room above gound level as you can hear people above you"
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