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“a little gem in the trossachs”

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The Old Rectory Inn
Ranked #15 of 34 Callander B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Have often stayed in Callander but never knew this little gem existed, basically because we come in to Callandar from the opposite direction. Establishment spotlessly clean and hospitality friendly. Had a bit of a problem with service in the restaurant on the Saturday evening, but it was exceptionally busy and most definitely will not deter from us returning which we hope to do again soon.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

Booked one night with my wife and had a really bad experience.
The shower was not functioning properly with boiling and freezing water cycles every few seconds, the room was smelly, dusty and dirty.
Even the dinner at the restaurent on the first floor of the inn did not deliver with boring selection and poor to medium execution of the dishes.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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rectoryreservations, Owner at The Old Rectory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2014

Havent had anyone before make these comments on our electric showers, dust, smell or being dirty also both our restaurants and bar/whisky library are on the ground floor and all the bedrooms are on the first floor ?????? Our Scottish themed menu has 49 dishes on offer this doesn't include starters, side dishes or desserts we serve everything from fresh fish delivered to us everyday from Perthshire venison to our sizzling Scottish steak menu plus we have locally caught Haggis, are we really sure this is boring !?!?!?!

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Reviewed 11 August 2013

The Old Rectory Inn was recommended to us - and it was amazing - nice clean rooms - spotless white linen on the beds - very friendly - great entertainment - guests and public in the bar were great - it was like having a big family night out - no issues with the food - i have a gluten intolerance - and made me a sauce with no flour with out any issue - it is a bit laid back and we waited a bit for our food to come - but it is cooked to order so what would you expect - loved it will never stay anywhere else in callander apart from here

Room Tip: ask for a room at the front - good views
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

We booked in for one night, 2 couples occupying 2 of the 4 rooms.The place was busy and we eventually were given keys for the rooms.
The rooms were basic but had what you need for one night or a short stay, both rooms had dog smells, OK if you like dogs.
We read the reviews for the restaurant and decided to give it a try.
One of the party ordered Fillet steak, it was terrible it had large amounts of grissle running through it, it certainly was'nt Fillet Steak, we also ordered Salmon, the piece was that small it looked like an off cut, we have seen bigger fish fingers.
The table service was very slow and the food was not up to much, although the prices are at the higher end of what you would expect to pay.
Breakfast was from 8.30 - 9.30, the breakfast room was locked and the Breakfast lady did'nt turn up until 8.45.
The whole experience was dissapointing.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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rectoryreservations, Owner at The Old Rectory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2013

Are you sure you have the correct place ????
We don't give out keys they are upstairs in the bedroom doors so guests don't have to wait for them.
Can't believe that anyone would pay for a meal which seriously didn't enjoy and that if it was that bad nothing was said at the time and we certainly aren't the highest price place in fact we are cheaper than most.
Breakfast, we don't have a breakfast lady,at breakfast it is the owner himself that serves breakfast which again I have to ask have you got the correct place ?
We do allow dogs to stay with us but we haven't had any for a while so not sure about the smell of dog in the rooms. Also I think that what we provide in the rooms aren't basic , Shower En Suite with fluffy bath robes, electric shaver points, hair drier and complimentary Scottish toiletries. The bedrooms all have Flat Screen LCD TV with over 130 free view channels and a DVD player with dvds available on request, alarm clock radio with I pod docking station, Fully stocked tea & coffee making facilities, iron & ironing board.

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Reviewed 19 July 2013

We recently stayed at Coppice B&B adjacent to the Old Rectory. The owner recommended the Rectory as a great eating place with great entertainment so we tried it the first night and the next 2 nights. The food was good. The service really good. The "Quiz" night with the local crowd was a blast and the musical entertainment (again with the local crowd) was a highlight of our trip. We really felt like we were in Scotland and enjoying the "Scottish" way. Tim, the owner, treated us like "family". Though food service stopped at 9pm, we lost track of time one night and hadn't eaten. When we asked for food around 9:30 he made us Nacho's (the best we had in Scotland). Thanks Tim & staff for providing us with an experience we won't forget.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 July 2013

My husband and I were here for a 3 night break. The rooms are comfortable with television, tea and coffee making facilities and free wi fi. The breakfast was amazing and the owners and locals were very friendly. We would definitely go back

Room Tip: Go for a room facing the front of the hotel to have lovely views
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Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Address: The Old Rectory Leny Road, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8AL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Callander
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 34 B&Bs / Inns in Callander
Price Range: £54 - £72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Rectory Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Old Rectory Country Inn “Comfortable rooms. Great Food. And a warm welcome” A Family business started 12 years ago saw a building - formally The Church Rectory - go through a much needed transformation and over the years has built up a reputation based on quality. The atmosphere of the inn is informal, as it should be, and friendly with a good core of regular custom both for food and drink. Gray’s Scottish Restaurant at The Old Rectory is named after a past owner” Reverend Alan Gray”, and is brought right up to date by Tim and Jane Warbrick, Tim being The Reverend Grays Grandson. If you are looking for traditional choices using local produce where possible or delicious food, with a modern take on traditional classics then The Old Rectory Inn is just the place for you. One of the most popular pub restaurants in Callander, The Old Rectory Inn has earned itself a reputation for providing good quality food cooked by our very own in house chef. “Our 3 Course Sunday Roast Menu is Legendary” Take a look at our menus; we think you'll find plenty to tempt you. The Old Rectory Inn is a great place to eat, drink and relax with friends and family. Our Pub forms the backbone of The Old Rectory Inn and a warm welcome invites you into our cosy bar area where we have selected beers, lagers and ciders available in bottles and on draught. On warm, sunny days the garden allows for outside dining. We Have Live Contempary Scottish Music here every Wednesday Night the occasional Saturday night and Sunday Afternoons (musicians also sourced locally where possible). We host Quiz night every Tuesday night, our quizzes are good fun and not taken too seriously at all. Our spirit collection is vast, with an array of gins, we also have a hefty whisky collection including local and further afield whiskies. If you're looking to get together with friends, The Old Rectory Inn is one of the best places in the area to swap stories, drink in the atmosphere and savour some great drinks with some great characters. Remember that we host live music in the Whisky Library so before you book, please check with us first if you do not like the sound of people enjoying themselves!!! ... more   less 
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