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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were recently married at Balmule in October. We took the house for the whole weekend so that friends and family could stay for the whole weekend of the wedding. Without a doubt, everyone who stayed there thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The whole venue is beautifully decorated and the rooms all generously sized and the beds all very...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived by James who showed us around this magnificent property and also supported us with local knowledge. All the rooms are of a very high standard of decor with each room a different style. Much thought has gone in to the detail on the design of each so that the ambiance...

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Scotland
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We'd definitely stay here again. Set in rolling countryside, yet close to Dunfirmline, we were given a warm welcome from James who showed us to our bedroom with its wonderful view to the south and enormous en suite bathroom that overlooks the formal walled garden and view to the west. We took time to relax in the drawing room where...

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

As soon as we set foot in Balmule House we knew this was the place we wanted to get married. The rooms of the house are so grand and elegant but at the same time it retains a very welcoming, calm and homely feel. We knew our close friends and family would love it too. As if the house itself...

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Malvern Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed in the Master Suite. Could not believe the size of the bathroom!! The bedroom was huge and with the most amazing bed and a light above the bed that could grace Buckingham palace. Its a very quiet location and it feels like you are staying with very good friends in a big house not a hotel. People say Location,...

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TheBalmuleTeam, Owner at Balmule House, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for posting a review for us. Our goal at Balmule is to have guests just arrive and relax. We’ve deliberately kept away from formal and are delighted that people feel so at ease while they’re here. We’re very fortunate being just three miles from Scotland’s motorway network and at the same time enjoying such...

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We attended a wedding here in October and stayed for 2 nights. The location, staff, food and accommodation were outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble. This place comes highly recommended as a wedding venue or to stay in. Millie the dog was also fab.

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TheBalmuleTeam, Owner at Balmule House, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your kind review. It's always a joy to host a wedding here at Balmule. One of the most satisfying parts is seeing the bridal party relax along with family and friends before and then during their big day. We’re very lucky to be part of such a special occasion and take pride in...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My husband and I were married at Balmule House earlier this year. It has taken us a while to sit and do a review because we couldn't see how it would be possible to put into words just how wonderful our 'Balmule Family' are. From day one, Frank was patient, kind and caring. Carolyn (my beautiful wedding co-ordinator) was full...

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TheBalmuleTeam, Wedding Planner at Balmule House, responded to this review

Hi Mr & Mrs Pattison, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and for your kind words. It was an absolute pleasure to host your big day, it was a great day filled with lots of love & laughter and lovely personal touches. The Haka being a personal favourite! One of the best parts of hosting weddings...

Round Rock, Texas
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Our host was always gracious, but one evening he offered to build a fire in the fireplace in the living room so our group could enjoy a casual dinner of cheese, crackers, fruit and wine. The ambiance was lovely. One of the highlights of our 2 1/2 week trip. The brochure offering history of the house was impressive. Due to...

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TheBalmuleTeam, Owner at Balmule House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review. It’s always a pleasure to learn than guests have enjoyed their stay. We hope you will get back again and next time be able to explore the gardens and the waterfall too. Thanks again!

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Balmule house is simply stunning. The grounds , the rooms , all are amazing. We stayed in the master suite and it was beautiful. Fabulous bed, crystal glases by the bed, huge bathroom with Elemis toiletries. Everything faultless. Staff are all attentive and friendly. I cannot recommend this beautiful house highly enough.

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TheBalmuleTeam, Owner at Balmule House, responded to this review

Hi Julia, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it. It was great to have you back at Balmule again. We’re happy that you enjoyed staying in the Master Suite, we always hope staying there will provide a little bit of the “wow”-factor. We hope that we will see you here at Balmule next...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I was looking for a quiet place to spend time with my other half (in a bit of affordable luxury without the kids). It was the picture of the library/sitting room on the website which got me interested but what really sealed the deal was when I phoned to ask a few questions. Can we get a takeaway? No problem....

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Maja L, Manager at Balmule House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We loved that you two were playing Scrabble, more people should play board games! And we promise to think about that sauna, we do agree it would be pretty nice during winter! Hopefully we will see you both again in the future.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balmule House has roots and features that stretch back over 500 years yet has a dramatically transformed interior, designed and crafted with every modern convenience. Set amidst 30 acres of grounds just north of Dunfermline, the ancient Capital of Scotland, Balmule House provides the highest standards of luxury accommodation in opulent surroundings. With several stunning reception rooms, beautiful formal gardens and picturesque views in all directions, we have the perfect venue for your getaway or special occasion. Rarely will you ever find a building with such a rich heritage. Nor will you often see a home with such quality and comfort built into every last detail. To find both in one home is simply unheard of. So while the solid stone walls of this Fife tower house hold the history of every past resident, this is no museum piece. This is a living, breathing home for you to enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balmule House

Address: | Just off the B915, Dunfermline KY12 0RZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Dunfermline
Price Range: £107 - £179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Balmule House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Spend a little more and get the master suite, you will be blown away by the space you have to relax and enjoy this fantastic hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles johnI314MU, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Presidential Suite is quite grand!”
 of 5 bubbles granbee2016, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are fabulous but the master suite is stunning”
 of 5 bubbles juliafagg, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Purple room was peaceful and restful as it was top floor and out of the way.”
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“Master Suite, is superb!”
 of 5 bubbles philg341, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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