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Balkissock Lodge

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Balkissock Lodge B&B is a comfortable rural retreat set in the rolling hills of Ayrshire, three miles from the coastal village of Ballantrae and only 25 mins to the Irish Sea ferries. Ground floor ensuite rooms | flat-screen TVs | Freesat | hostess tray | seating | lounge | drying room (for wet walking gear or motorbike leathers) | free parking Start your day with a healthy breakfast that includes fresh fruit, cereal and yoghurts followed by a Full Scottish or one of a range of alternative options such as blueberry pancakes, Scottish smoked salmon with scrambled farm eggs or creamy garlic mushrooms. Finish with home baked bread and homemade preserves, tea or filter coffee. Rated 5* by the Visit Scotland inspector for cleanliness, hospitality, friendliness, service and efficiency. We also have a VS "Taste our Best" award and a "Healthy Eating" award from NHS Scotland. Never miss out on a great deal: email and ask for our monthly e-newsletter for news, events & promo codes.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Balkissock Lodge Balkissock Girvan, Ballantrae KA26 0LP Scotland
Getting there
Prestwick Airport31 mi
Machrihanish Airport38 mi
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Thank you Cordelia for making the first two days of our trip so unforgettable! Amazing hostess who went over and beyond to help us out, lovely house, great buffet style fresh breakfast, highly recommended, no buts!
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A lovely b&b. Quite a way from the main road so not an instant stop after Cairnryan, but worth the detour. We had an excellent room, beautifully decorated, high standard of bathroom. We had booked an evening platter, (bring your own wine,) and it was sumptuous, beautiful local
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Response from cordelia g, Owner at Balkissock Lodge
Responded 1 Jul 2018
I'm very relieved that you made your ferry on time! It was lovely to meet you both and even better to be able to get the opportunity to spend time with you. Thank you very much from us both for taking the time to review; your words are very kind. Kind regards, Cordelia
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We had a one night stay at Balkissock Lodge at the end of April. We have just got home from our holiday and we are still talking about the platter Cordelia made for us for our evening meal! The hosts of this B & B are so welcoming and friendly and it really was home from home.
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Response from CordeliaGalley, Owner at Balkissock Lodge
Responded 1 Jul 2018
I'm so sorry that I haven't responded sooner but I've only just noticed your review. Thank you very much for taking the time to review and I'm glad that you enjoyed all aspects of you stay from the food to the co-ordinating fabrics. We really enjoyed your company and it was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Take care and kindest regards, Cordelia
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You arrive, "would you like tea & a cake?", that is the start of an unforgettable stay, beautiful room, everything you could ask for. The next morning brings breakfast time, about 7 jams & marmalades, fresh fruit, yoghurt, some specially dishes plus the standard full breakfast.
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Response from cordelia g, Owner at Balkissock Lodge
Responded 11 Dec 2017
Thank you very much for taking the time to review and I'm so glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.
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I heartily recommend Balkissock Lodge as a fantastic place to stay. The room I had was lovely and comfortable - Cordelia had thought of everything. It's a wonderful place to just go and switch off and relax. The surrounding countryside is beautiful. There's no noise from
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Response from cordelia g, Owner at Balkissock Lodge
Responded 11 Dec 2017
Thank you very much for your fabulous review and we're both very pleased that you had such a fabulous time with us and enjoyed your visit to Ayrshire. We hope to see you again soon.
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The evening view (5 min walk from the lodge)
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Twin en-suite
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Double en-suite
"Whatever room you get, you will be satisfied."
"All good Very modern and comfortable"
"We were on the 1st floor but there were ground floor room accessible"
"All rooms have a perfect view. the grounds are beautiful."
"book in for B&B and evening meal"
United KingdomScotlandSouth AyrshireBallantrae
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