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“Fantastic hospitality in the most stunning location” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Balnabrechan Lodge B&B

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Balnabrechan Lodge B&B
Ranked #2 of 2 Inverkeilor B&B and Inns
1 review
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“Fantastic hospitality in the most stunning location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

I stayed here whilst away on business and found the accommodation to be outstanding, joules was very helpfull with local eateries and places to visit. The entire lodge was immaculately presented and the room comfortable. Their is free wi-fi available, comfortable living area and if the weather prevails plenty of outside seething to enjoy the views. The choice of breakfast was also second to none, along with the usuall cereals, fresh fruit and traditional fry up, you can request a fresh Arbroath smokey!! Which I highly recommend. Had a great stay and will certainly book again on my next trip north.

  • Stayed June 2013
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lodge911, Owner at Balnabrechan Lodge B&B, responded to this review, 17 June 2013
Hello,

Thank you taking the time to write your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
The beach has been fantastic these last few days.
Look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip north.
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

Truly a relaxing enviroment made all the better with Jules who made us feel (me the wife and dog) right at home. If your looking for somewhere to let your hair down away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life then this is the place to stay. 5 star recommendation.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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lodge911, Owner at Balnabrechan Lodge B&B, responded to this review, 30 May 2013
Hello,

thank you for your lovely review, glad you all got the chance to relax and enjoy the beach.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

Spur of the moment booking took us north to Arbroath and into what can only be described as a home from home. Our host Jules welcomed us on a beautiful sunny evening with a perfectly chilled glass of vino and a plethora of ideas of what to do next! Having spent Saturday listening to some amazing bands @ www.mofest.co.uk we were looking for a little tranquillity - we got it in abundance - just 10 minutes walk to Lunan Bay. So we can say nothing negative - if you are looking for a place perfect for couples or families within easy driving of many many atttractions head for Balnabrechan ....we will be back :) Colette and Brian

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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lodge911, Owner at Balnabrechan Lodge B&B, responded to this review, 1 June 2013
Hello,

Thank you for you lovely review . We are always so, pleased to hear guests comments about the area and attractions. Glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back .
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Perth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

It was only a quick stop-over but lovely, nonetheless! A fantastic lodge with everything you need and the breakfast was to die for. Superb cooking! Lunan Bay is a beautiful place and the beach is spotless. A recommended stay for anybody wanting rest and relaxation.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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lodge911, Owner at Balnabrechan Lodge B&B, responded to this review, 29 May 2013
Hello, thank you for your lovely review.
The secret to the breakfast is the eggs!!
Glad you enjoyed the peace and tranquility
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2013

Just returned from a 4 night stay,this is our second time staying at Balnabrechan it certainly will not be our last. As before our stay was very comfortable, Jules made us both feel extremely welcome.
On this visit we seen so much more than before visiting places such as, St Andrews, Montrose,
Forfar, Auchmithie, Steptoes Yard, House Of Dun, Scotlands Secret Bunker and so much more.
The Amazing Lunan Bay Beach, CAN HONESTLY SAY THIS IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACH I HAVE EVER SEEN, the fact that it is in SCOTLAND is such a bonus.
The fish & chips in the award winning Anstruther chippy are to die for, I can recommend the LEMON SOLE IN BATTER, so tasty and fresh.
This wonderful place is definitely worth a visit, my husband and I are looking forward to our next visit.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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lodge911, Owner at Balnabrechan Lodge B&B, responded to this review, 8 April 2013
Thank you for your lovely review so glad you enjoyed your stay, and you had time to sample some of the local attractions this time . Yes we are very fortunate to stay so close to one of Scotland's beautiful secret places "Lunan Bay Beach" Look forward to having you stay with us again.
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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

We have just returned from a 3 night stay, what a lovely place it is. I must say the pictures do not do it justice! The house is beautiful and Jules made us really welcome. The area is also lovely with a stunning beach, we can't believe we have never discovered this before!! Breakfast was also fantastic, Arbroath smokies must be tried!! Nothing too much trouble for Jules she is amazing and the icing on the cake was horseriding for our Daughter. We can't wait to return, hopefully in better weather.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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lodge911, Owner at Balnabrechan Lodge B&B, responded to this review, 6 November 2012
Hello Caren,

Thank you for your review. I am glad you all had a lovely time. Please come back and see us again in the summer months, Lunan Bay will be even more amazing, we can easily get round the siblings sharing a room, (we can put a tent up in the garden ! )
you can leave tuluah with us anytime you like, in fact we might just kidnap her next time
kind regards
Jules
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2012

Just returned from a 2 night stay,wish we had booked in for more.
It was fantastic,amazing,comfortable,cosy and unique.
The lodge is filled with a varied selection of items that fit very well in the beautiful space.
Hostess Jules is very welcoming and makes you feel very relaxed,Jules has a very warm personality.
Lodge was spotless and smelled delightful due the the unique log burning double sided fire.
Breakfast was fantastic,the first time I have tasted Arbroath smokies (amazing).
I am booking for 4 nights in Easter 2013,cant wait to return.
There is so much to see and do in the area,the beaches are outstanding.Its a true gem that I am glad I found in my country. This beats going abroad without a doubt.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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lodge911, Owner at Balnabrechan Lodge B&B, responded to this review, 20 October 2012
Hello

thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed exploring the area.
Look forward to seeing you both again at Easter .

kindest regards

Jules
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Additional Information about Balnabrechan Lodge B&B

Property: Balnabrechan Lodge B&B
Address: Inverkeilor, Arbroath DD11 5SS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Angus > Arbroath > Inverkeilor
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Inverkeilor
Number of rooms: 2
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Balnabrechan Lodge B&B Inverkeilor, Angus

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