Balbirnie House Guest House - Glenrothes

Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes, United Kingdom, KY7 6NE  show map
 4 stars
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Balbirnie House Guest House - Glenrothes

 Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

Paid Wi-Fi

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The contemporary Balbirnie House offers wonderful views of Glenrothes from many individually designed guestrooms. The building was renovated in 2011.

Major Glenrothes sights, such as Scone Palace, Armstrong's and The Edinburgh Dungeon are located nearby. Nestled in the museum district and 3km from the city center.

Dundee airport is 30 minutes' drive from the hotel.

Rooms

This property has 30 guestrooms including Deluxe Single Room and Single Room appointed with a trouser press, direct dial phone, satellite TV, a laptop and Wi-Fi. They also have private bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and complimentary toiletries.

Eat

Breakfast is served in the dining area each morning. At the 24-hour restaurant guests can enjoy seasonal cuisine. Refreshing drinks are offered in the informal bar.

Services

Aside from shoe shine, dry cleaning and ironing service, guests can also make use of a designated smoking area, a safe deposit box and a wine cellar.

Relax

Guests will enjoy a treatment room and shiatsu massage on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   30.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Golf course
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Living room
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes, United Kingdom, KY7 6NE

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City Center
  • Glenrothes
    2.2km
Airports
Bus stop
  • 700 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    30

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed or King Size bed
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Balbirnie House Guest House - Glenrothes Glenrothes location
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    Hotel Address:

    Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes, United Kingdom, KY7 6NE

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Glenrothes
      2.2km
    Airports
    Bus stop
    • 700 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of rooms:
      30

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedGlenrothesBalbirnie House

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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    Balbirnie House Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Robertson Fine Art - 2.1km

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 2.1km

    Places of interest

    • Royal British Legion - 2.2km
    • Kennoway Bowling Club - 6.0km

    Amusement

    • County Bingo & Social Club - 1.5km
    • Leisure Promotions - 2.1km
    • Fraser Bowling - 2.1km
    • jungle jims - 2.1km
    • Gala Clubs - 2.3km
    • Balgonie Bowling Club - 3.0km
    • Glenrothes Snooker Centre - 3.5km
    • Windygates Bowling Centres - 6.1km

    Local Attractions

    • Fife Animal Park - 9.9km
      Birnie Field, Cupar
    • Museum of Communication - 17.6km
      131 High Strret, Burntisland
    • The Scottish Deer Centre - 10.9km
      Bow of Fife, Cupar
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of rooms:
      30

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedGlenrothesBalbirnie House

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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    Balbirnie House Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Balbirnie House

    Average guest rating

    8.4out of 10
    Exceptional
    Based on 18 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    10.0
    Value
    10.0

    Individual guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      We attended a wedding and the location was great, the service from staff during the wedding was first class. The food could not be faulted. The grounds are part of the larger Balbirnie Park which offered nice walk in the morning before departing. There is also a golf course with in the park.

      The breakfast in the morning was terrible. Lack of bowls, hot food and staff. When the eggs ran out we waited ages for a member of staff to appear, then longer for feash eggs, by this time more guests arrived, and they brought 5! I have had better from a budget hotel.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      Staff welcoming and friendly. Food and service was very good in Orangery restaurant - though expensive

      Would like gym facilities in a hotel of this standard. Bistro resturant was noisy - requires more soft furnishings to reduce noise.

    • Single
      8.8

      The hotel building and the setting

      Only thing missing was a pool etc but I believe the plans for that were put on hold due to the economic climate.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Lovely room, breakfast excellent, bistro food excellent, friendly and helpful staff, picturesque grounds and walks

    • Single
      5.0

      Staff were helpful and polite.

      Room was old, the carpet was dirty, the towels were dirty and the bathroom was not up to standard for a 4 star hotel.

    • Single
      9.6

      Relaxing stay, well trained courteous staff, wonderful country house and grounds

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      Great service, good food, enormous scottish breakfast.

      Although there was no heating on in my room it was very hot even with the window open, this made sleeping uncomfortable. Also the spa was closed.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Staff were excellent-very friendly and helpful- the whole visit to the hotel was very enjoyable

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Able to control room temp. as weather had turned wet and cold. Also plenty of lounges to relax in. Everything was excellent +will return

      Pebbles on entrance to hotel are very awkward to walk on and ruin heels on ladies shoes. This hotel should have a pool and spa it would then be absolutely heavenly. Mentioned both these points to staff.

    • Single
      6.6

      Was there for a wedding

      Even though we asked for rooms for the main wedding guests to be ready slightly earlier they won't and we where given inaccurate information to when they would be ready.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Lovely room, and Gardens.

      Very disppointed with the food. The main Restaurant was closed, and the food in the Bistro extremely limited. Further, there was not enough food for the number of guests. The first 3 courses my wife chose were already finished.

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      Pleasant surroundings and very helpful staff

      Choice of two or three courses from Orangery menu would probably have been preferred.

    • Group of friends
      7.4

      The peaceful location of the hotel set in its own grounds together with the elegant grandeur of the hotel itself. Attentive and polite staff. Although the hotel is seemingly tucked away, the main road network is close by and easily accessed.

      One (junior) member of staff was a little short of expertise and wasn't quite as helpful as he could have been when allocating us a breakfast table for 4 when there were only tables set for 2. However this was more of a surprise than an annoyance and was such a contrast to the general level of consideration and efficiency displayed by his colleagues. However, I would expect such shortcomings amongst the staff are shortlived before being remedied. Friends travelling as a group might be disappointed by the possibility of significant differences in the size and amenities of their respective rooms even though in the same price bracket, but this is an unfortunate feature of staying in what was designed as a grand mansion rather than a hotel.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Comfortable, relaxed ambience and pleasant courteous staff

      TV digital signal was poor. Picture kept freezing but was not a problem in our case because it was only used for news items

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Attended a wedding as a guest - excellent facilities and friendly and efficient staff. A great experience.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Balbirnie House Guest House - Glenrothes Glenrothes location
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    Hotel Address:

    Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes, United Kingdom, KY7 6NE

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Glenrothes
      2.2km
    Airports
    Bus stop
    • 700 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of rooms:
      30

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedGlenrothesBalbirnie House

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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