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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely recommendable! Quiet, comfortable, beautyful, all details are taken care of. The hosts are really kind and are always trying to make your stay the best. They are also a great source of information on Helensburgh and the surrounding areas, and provide a mountain guide service by themselves.

Thank Marisa G
Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

Well, we can't do much better than that! Very many thanks for such a wonderful review. Its great that you liked here so much and pleased you also appreciated our information. Best wishes, Anne. More 

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Balmillig B&B with my partner and 4 month old baby last weekend and we have never felt more relaxed and 'at home' on a weekend away than we did during our 2 night stay! Anne and John are both warm hearted, wonderful people and couldn't have been more helpful, offering advice on places to visit and eat! Location... More 

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Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

Very many thanks for taking time to write a review. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay here so much. We certainly enjoyed having you here and we look forward to seeing you again sometime when your little smiley lad will, no doubt, be quite a bit bigger! All the very best, Anne. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We arrived at this location after travelling for several hours with a very warm welcome. All we wanted was to settle in and relax, with the help of Anne and John thats just what we done. We also had our young boy with us and he was also welcomed with a smile and open arms. The bedroom was very comfortable... More 

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Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

We're delighted to read such a great review and to know that you really enjoyed your visit here. We'd be delighted to welcome you and your family here when you return to the town. All the very best, Anne and John. More 

Isle of Arran
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

As you might expect, knowing that the owners have been welcoming guests for the last 40 years, everything about Balmillig House is perfectly organised for the ultimate experience. We really appreciated our warm welcome, comfortable accommodation, discount coupon for a nearby restaurant and top quality breakfast in a charming setting. The grounds are neatly maintained and the property is in... More 

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Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

Very many thanks for taking time to write a review and we're delighted you enjoyed your stay here so much. We do still try very hard to make folk feel welcome and comfortable and we enjoy meeting folk from so many different countries and walks of life. All the very best, Anne. More 

Fleet, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A small establishment, situated in an attractive part of Helensburgh. Pristine room, excellent breakfast and warm welcome. And you meet the most interesting people! We would not hesitate to recommend Balmillig.

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Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

Very many thanks for your review of Balmillig. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. A most interesting review! Thanks again, Anne. More 

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17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Arrived after a long journey, and we were very grateful to have our rather large suitcases taken to our room. Then to be offered tea and biscuits .....perfect! Our hosts were able to give advice on eating places, which proved to be excellent. On the following day, they came up with a route for touring and getting the most from... More 

Thank Victoria C
Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

Very many thanks for a great review. You've said it all as far as B&B's go. We always try to give that little bit extra - usually by way of information to suits our guest and whatever they need at the time. You can provide all the fancy facilities in the world but without a positive, helpful human contact it... More 

Goodlettsville, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The Balmillig House was a very comfortable stay for us. The House is very clean and well decorated with lots of local art. We loved the garden outside with all the lovely flowers and could tell that great care went in to taking care of everything. Anne greeted us on our arrival and made us feel very welcome; while John... More 

Thank Thistletop
Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

Very many thanks for such a fabulous review. We really appreciate the time you took to write it. Glad you liked our garden - we love it too and are delighted when our guests mention how much they also enjoy it. All the very best, Anne and John. More 

York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

With such a warm welcome from Ann and John at the Balmillig we felt at home straight away. Our room was lovely, spacious and clean with everything you need plus fresh milk and chilled water provided if we wanted it. Breakfast was really good with plenty of options to choose from. Could not fault anything about this guest house and... More 

Thank Elizabeth K
Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

Thank you Elizabeth. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope we'll maybe see you again another time. All the best, Anne. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was my first time staying at a B&B as I usually prefer hotels however staying at Balmillig House has certainly opened my eyes as to how B&B's can be! We stayed in the amazingly spacious Blue Room which had a large double bed and two very comfortable sofa chairs that you could sink into to watch tv which was... More 

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Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

Very many thanks for such a fabulous review. We're very glad you enjoyed your first time in a B&B and we're sure you'll find many more B&B's offering good value and service. This is a great area to explore as you discovered and we hope you'll maybe return someday and enjoy some more! All the best, Anne and John. More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here to do the Great Scottish Swim in Loch Lomond, ideal location. Lovely owners with a lovely home, very friendly and helpful. Great breakfast, and great facilities. Easy walking down to the bars and restaurant. Would stay again, highly recommend it.

1 Thank Julesthevillage
Balmillig, Owner at Balmillig House, responded to this review

Very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your swim in the Loch. Hope we can welcome you again sometime. All the best, Anne and John. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balmillig B&B offers great beds, great showers, great food and a great welcome to this beautiful area. Enjoy a peaceful location, short walk to town, three warm comfortable ensuite rooms, lots of useful information, relaxing gardens, free off street parking, ipads in every room and free wireless broadband throughout. Situated in the seaside town of Helensburgh on the edge of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and well placed for walkers/bikers on the new John Muir Way and the Three Lochs Way with luggage/person transfers available. A great centre for enjoying the scenic delights of Argyll, Loch Lomond and Stirling while only 45 minutes from Glasgow. Hope you'll visit us sometime soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balmillig House

Address: Balmillig | 64b Colquhoun Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 9JP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Helensburgh
Price Range: £72 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Balmillig House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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