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Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village
Singapore, Singapore
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103 reviews
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“Picturesque Location”
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Thankfully we had some friends whom got married in LochGoilHead which gave us the opportunity to see this beautiful part of Scotland.

Drimsynie is a holiday village in LochGoilHead with various types of accommodation options. From caravans to lodges to hotels. We stayed with two friends in one of the lodges that has a patio whihc was great as we were able to use disposable BBQ's on a slab provided outside. The lodges are self catering, and yes, you do have to bring your own towels.

The village itself has a lot of activities during the day and evening. We did not partake in any of these but I think that it will be great for kids. There is a small shop to buy essentials but it is good to stock up a bit in Balloch which is on the way to LochGoilHead.

There is a laundromat available to use and tokens can be bought at the shop which is located next door. The bedding was pretty plain but still comfortable.

Most of all this place is amazing because of the beauty. It is next to a massive loch and you are able to do boat cruises on the loch as well. It is animal friendly and there are lots of doggies that came along with their owners. Overall a very nice place to stay. Will stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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argyllholidays001, Manager at Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
Dear lindiLb

Thank you for taking time out of your day to leave a review of your trip here.

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, we have several weddings held in the area through out the year, it really is a great way to bring family and friends together as we have something to offer everyone here.

We look forward to welcoming you back hopefully in the near future!

be sure to like us on Argyll holidays Facebook to keep up to date with everything.

Kind Regards
Carole Fraser
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

We had stayed at Drimsynie before so we were expecting a great 5 day break, unfortunately on arrival the caravan was not what we had had before, not very clean especially the toilets. Middle of couch sagged. Patio furniture was broken, plus the boiler didn't work. As they were fully booked we were told to mention problems when we left. Our first night we spent in club. spending a lot of money as there were 6 of us, one member of staff, made very rude comments about us being from Liverpool reducing my 16 year old daughter to tears, we made the best of it as Argyll is truly beautiful. We would not return here as when we checked out we informed the reception of how bad things had been and was told the manager would ring us... 3 weeks later we have heard nothing, and this is what we expected.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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argyllholidays001, Manager at Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village, responded to this review, 8 May 2014
Thank you for your feedback.

We would appreciate it if you could contact us on 01301 703344 or email us on reception@drimsynie.co.uk to give us further information.

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Carole Fraser
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Kilsyth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Spent last weekend here with over 50 family members & friends. We had an amazing time.
The lodge that we stayed in was beautiful & clean. It was like a home away from home. So comfortable.
51 sat down to dinner un the restaurant on Saturday night & although they didn't get it 100% correct, they were not far out.
The walks, pool, sauna & jacuzzi were brilliant. We even had a fantastic game of rounders with a lot of the family. Great fun.
Finished off with a jeep ride into the hills with Greig who is very knowledgeable about the area.
Will definitely be back soon.

Room Tip: If going in a group get in early if you don't like bunk beds.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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argyllholidays001, Manager at Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village, responded to this review, 8 May 2014
Dear GK1955

Thank you very much for your feedback!

We are delighted to hear that you and your family had an amazing time while you were here! We are glad you managed to try out some of our new Go active activities which include the Jeep which I think you will agree have some breath taking views!

I will pass on your kind words about the staff which I am sure they will love to hear.

Be sure to like us at us on Argyll holidays Facebook to keep up to date with everything.

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Carole Fraser
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Gourock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

I have been visiting here for 18 years and this year I decided to bring my other half with me. My parents were already there so we joined them at the end of the week. Weather was cracking and the hot tub was superb. Was a brilliant holiday - staying out in the hot tub till 1! We got there at the end of the Easter holidays so we were able to take advantage of the facilities - golf,swimming pool and the arcade area. One of the downsides was the lack of wifi in the lodge but we visited the leisure centre which provided fast wifi. All in all was a great couple of days and can't wait to go back next year.

Stayed April 2014
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argyllholidays001, Manager at Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village, responded to this review, 8 May 2014
Dear GCKC!

Thank you for taking time to write a review for us here at Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village.

First of all, I'd like to thank you for the loyalty to us here at Drimsynie, we are always delighted to hear that we have so many repeat customers!

Its great to hear that you managed to take part in so many activities while you were here and that the weather was stunning,I am glad to let you know that we have recently had Fibre optic internet installed across the park so this should speed up all our internet connections.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!


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Carole Fraser
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

My Husband and I stayed here at the weekend while attending a wedding close by. We thought we would be staying in the lovely old building that is advertised but unfortunately we were put into a building that is attached to the side of it. Rooms were fine, and served their purpose.
Breakfast was very basic but took extremely long to be served.
The first night when we came back to the hotel at approx. 12.30, we were faced with the bar full of guys with there tops off fighting on the dance floor and girls with VERY young children In prams!!!! The second night when we arrived back around the same time we were faced with the bar full again and the police there to trying to get them out!!
I am glad that I did not have my children with me and probably would never venture here with them

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Kim G
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argyllholidays001, Manager at Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Thank you for your feedback.

We would appreciate it if you could contact us on 01301 703344 or email us on reception@drimsynie.co.uk to give us further information.

Kind Regards
Carole Fraser
Duty Manager
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2014

My wife, 2 young children (2 & 5) and myself went here for a long weekend, we had heard some good reports about the holiday village here, unfortunately the facillities were very unclean, the food was poor and deep fried mostly, the staff were average to be kind and both our kids ended up in Crosshouse hospital with bacterial infections which we are told by the doctors could only have come from the pool based on the timescales involved, i actually had to clean the floor in the changing room due to dirty water and hair etc on the floors, i should have known better than to take them into the pool, a real let down.
No complaints about the area though or scenery, a great part of the world.

Room Tip: Nearer the loch for the views and away from the main hotel as it is very noisy at nights with late p...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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2 Thank miketwelsh
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argyllholidays001, Manager at Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Thank you for your feedback.

We would appreciate it if you could contact us on 01301 703344 or email us on reception@drimsynie.co.uk to give us further information.

Kind Regards
Carole Fraser
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Just spent a lovely easter weekend at Drimsynie with our family. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Had dinner on one night which we enjoyed.
Staying in Premier hot tub lodge which was lovely. Our grandson who is three had a great time sitting on our patio watching the duck race. We enjoyed a lovely walk into the village.
Only downside which I think could be easily rectified is supplying a bit more facilities in the lodge
i.e. more than one dishtowel
a cloth for cleaning work surfaces
maybe a couple of dishwasher tablets and an extra loo roll
Considering this was peak time and we paid a fair amount for the stay I don't think this this is unreasonable.

We will definately come back again despite this tiny grumble.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank johnmct m
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argyllholidays001, Manager at Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Dear Johnmct m

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us here at Drimsynie estate holiday village!

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, our premier hot tub lodges are proving to be very popular.

We will take your comments on board and look into your suggestion of having more facilities facilities in the lodge.

I will pass on your kind comments to our staff, and we look forward to welcoming you in the near future!

Be sure to like us at us on Argyll holidays Facebook to keep up to date with everything.

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Carole Fraser
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Property: Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village
Address: Drimsynie Estate, Lochgoilhead, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park PA24 8AD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Lochgoilhead
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 Speciality Lodging in Lochgoilhead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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