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Dunclutha Guest House
Ranked #1 of 11 Leven B&B and Inns
Wigan, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“chilled out”
Reviewed 20 October 2013

just had a wk staying here. The owners Julie and Richard made us very welcome, The room and en suite were spotless, the hospitality tray had everything including home made shortbread. The bed was comfortable and spotless. The breakfasts were superb with a good selection, including home made jams and marmalade. There's a good residents lounge to relax filled with useful information for in and around Leven. Plus if you are aching or tired or just want to chill there is always the Hot Tub. This Guest House is highly recommended. Big thanks to both.

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Richard H, Owner at Dunclutha Guest House, responded to this review, 16 January 2016
Thank you for your response, and sorry for the very late reply. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us.
Thanks again

Julie and Richard x
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

Julie, the hostess, went out of her way to make us welcome. Offered fresh milk for tea making. Provides home made shortbread in the bedroom and home made jams and marmalade on the breakfast table. Our bedroom was ensuite - not all are? It was good for a night but just a bit tight on space for our three nights - we found it better to unpack what we needed and leave the case in the car. The double bed was a standard size. The ensuite was ample in size though the shower lacked an ideal water pressure. Lovely towels and bedlinen. All was spotlessly clean. Breakfast was good - though for us an option of some prepared fresh fruit would have been welcome.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Richard H, Owner at Dunclutha Guest House, responded to this review, 16 January 2016
Thank you for your kind review, and apologies for the very late reply.
We're glad you enjoyed your stay, we took your comments on board and now offer fresh fruit salad for our guests. We try to take all comments as improving our service so thank you.
Best wishes

Julie and Richard
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Milton Keynes
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Large Victorian former manse with bubbly friendly proprietress in quiet but central location. The house and room were immaculate and the bed very comfortable. Wide choice of fare in the excellent breakfast, and unlike many B&Bs there's a comfortable resident's lounge to relax in. Parking is a bit restricted but that's the only minus point. Home made shortbread on hospitality tray in the bedroom was delicious! The sea front is only 5-10 minutes stroll away.

If you like a pint in the evening, forget Leven pubs - take the 95 bus to Lower Largo where the Railway Inn and Crusoe hotel will satisfy your needs. The stop is 2 minutes walk from Dunclutha.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled solo
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Julie H, Manager at Dunclutha Guest House, responded to this review, 27 July 2013
Thanks for your review Jim means a lot you enjoyed your stay all the best Julie..
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

Had a great stay at Dunclutha. Julie and Richard made us very welcome. Lovely rooms and really comfy bed. Breakfast was really fine. Down in area at least once every two months and usually use another hotel but it was full, well it can be empty the next time as from now on will be staying in Dunclutha. Would recommend it to everyone that needs a place to stay in Leven.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Julie H, Manager at Dunclutha Guest House, responded to this review, 27 July 2013
Thanks for your great review we will see you soon on your next visit ,,,,, Julie..
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Falkirk
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

what a great place to stay. room was a family with a double and 2 single beds and all very comfortable ensuring we slept well, plenty of space good shower and toiletries. The hospitallity tray was brilliant, really loved the home made shortbread, plenty of choice and a nice touch was the bottled water.
Really spoilled for choice at breakfast and what a platefull , there were 8 of us and I don't think anyone cleared their plate.
Last but not least Richard & Julie were the perfect hosts nothing was a bother for them from making sure you had everything you needed to advice and imformation on where to go. Well done and hope to see you soon Allan Falkirk

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Julie H, Owner at Dunclutha Guest House, responded to this review, 27 July 2013
Thanks for review I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us it means a lot as where only beginners. All the best Julie,,,,
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2013

We have just had our second stay at Dunclutha and we must thank Julie and Richard for making us feel so welcome, again. We had been out for the day and the weather was Baltic, got wet and cold, so it was a delight to use their newly installed Hot Tub, the only problem being, once you get into it, you don`t want to get back out. Using it is a must if staying with them, so don`t forget to pack your swimwear. Once again a big thank you for your kind hospitality and look forward to our next visit to Leven, should be a bit warmer but will still use the Hot Tub.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Richard H, Owner at Dunclutha Guest House, responded to this review, 16 January 2016
Paul
Thanks for your review, sorry it's taken so long to reply. We are pleased you enjoyed your say and enjoyed your dip in hot tub.

Thanks
Julie & Richard.
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South Wales
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Reviewed 12 March 2013

We always look forward to our trips to Scotland for the Golf or Rugby, and this year was no dissapointment.
We have stayed at the Dunclutha many times, and it never lets us down. The new owners, Julie and Richard made us most welcome, a loverly couple, who make time to look after their guests, a friendly atmosphere, and great banter made our stay better than before.
Breakfast was first class, as was the comfort of the rooms, Im now looking forward to summer and a long weekend break in Leven at the Dunclutha.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Richard H, Owner at Dunclutha Guest House, responded to this review, 16 January 2016
Thank you so much for your glowing review, means a lot to us as we're still learning the ropes and tells us we're heading in the right direction, all comments are taken on board and we try to make everyone's stay a good one. Roll on the summer season and more rugby too.

Thanks again

Julie and Richard
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Property: Dunclutha Guest House
Address: 16 Victoria Road, Leven, Levenmouth KY8 4EX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Levenmouth > Leven
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Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Leven
Number of rooms: 5
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Dunclutha Guest House Leven, Fife

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