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The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro

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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Had a great stay at Brander Lodge. We stayed for 4 nights - room clean, warm and powerful shower and staff very friendly. Enjoyed the Full Scottish breakfasts in the morning. We learnt how to fly fish at Inverawe about 10mins away from the hotel...More

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

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay and also glad that you managed to catch a Trout in the Loch at Inverawe Smokery. The chef enjoyed showing off his skills in cooking up your catch and so glad you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 24 August 2015

Very good service from arrival to departure by all members of management & staff. room was large and comfortable and bed also the same.the hotel is one place worth a second visit. Evening meal was excellent,with breakfast just as good.

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review and in such a positive way. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope that we see you again in the future. Kind regards David

Reviewed 23 August 2015

We stayed in the chalet, a beautiful wooden building in the grounds of the hotel, very clean, lovely rooms, very cosy. The owner was really friendly and so were the rest of the staff, couldnt do enough for us. Becsause we had a problem getting...More

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

Thank you I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and equally glad you took the time to review for us it is much appreciated. To find me pleasant you must have caught me on a good day ;-) how ever the staff live up...More

Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Fabulous location, lovely garden and family friendly with a few toys for the kids to play with and great interconnecting rooms, such a shame the rooms are so outdated. Single glazed windows which didn't close properly so little bugs coming in and a few cobwebs...More

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

Thank you for your review and so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We are hoping to add some more updating of décor to the accommodation rooms this winter along with everything else and the windows are all being replaced with double glazing. We...More

Reviewed 18 August 2015

Stayed on our way to Oban (for Mull) and on our way back. The first night our room seamed small but it was clean and comfortable. We also had an evening meal for three adults and two children, the food was excellent and freshly prepared,...More

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

Thank you for your positive review and your understanding and so glad you enjoyed both stays. We shall retain our 3 star rating when refurbished but hope that we also retain our appearing 5 star service etc. We do try to offer the best we...More

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sunshine505
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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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"Rooms are on ground and 1st floor - don't think there is a lift"
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