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Drymen Road , Balloch, G83 8HS – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 211 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Gowanlea Guest House.
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Food & Drink
Special Diet Meals (upon request)
Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Packed Lunches, Laundry
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
Gowanlea Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Based on 211 reviews
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Situated next to the stunning Loch Lomond, Tullie Inn offers comfortable accommodations a mile from Alexandria town center. Balloch Train Station is a 2-minute walk from the building.
Score from 372 reviews Very good
Situated on Balloch’s main road, in the heart of the village, Barton Bed and Breakfast is a purpose-built accommodation with free private off-road parking.
Score from 9 reviews Excellent
Nestled in the Scottish town of Alexandria, on the River Leven, Sunnyside B&B is 3 miles from Dumbarton and 5 minutes’ drive from the shores of picturesque Loch Lomond.
Score from 81 reviews Very good
Set in its own grounds on the east shore of Loch Long, the Village Inn offers comfortable, traditional rooms surrounded by the spectacular scenery of Loch Lomond National Park.
Score from 544 reviews Excellent
Friendliness of the Owners,not seemed to be of any trouble,always willing to find out if you were experiencing any difficulties
breakfast location is close to Loch Lomond
It is a beautiful village and the staffs were very friendly. The decorations in the house were good.
The shower system in the family room seems not good with a loud sound.
Room was obviously recently updated and very nicely decorated and very comfortable
Clean, quite, spacious Great bathroom Well equiped Parking Excellent breakfast, I recommend the smoked fish
Nice host but very busy, we could not really take the time to exchange about the sightseeings
cleanliness helpful owner great breakfast good lounge for residents
There was lots to like, beginning with the very happy, friendly welcome by our host Andrea. The room was lovely, clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was a great start to the day. Balloch is a lovely town to visit with a delightful walk behind the castle and along the Loch to the Marina.
We could only stay one night.
Location , staff , breakfast amazing !
Andrea and John is very approachable and helpful. Andrea brought a cup of milk for my son which is very kind of her.
I knocked my head against the table where the kettle is placed. The front room was noisy with cars.
Convenience to Balloch and lake
Bathroom facility was too small
We chose Gowanlea for its location, about an hour from the Troon ferry and on our way to the Isle of Skye. In many years of traveling in Britain and Ireland, we have stayed in many B&Bs and guest houses. Gowanlea would rank in our top 5 of all time. Our room was spacious, attractive, and comfortable with a large bathroom and amenities. We were welcomed warmly then sent off quickly to a nearby restaurant since the kitchen was about to close for the night. The next morning's breakfast was delicious. The guest house is at the south end of Loch Lomond and very convenient for touring,
Andrea was friendly and helpful. Perfect location for visiting the Loch Lomond area. the stay was short, but very pleasant one. would highly recommend to all.
I recommend this B&B, nice place to stay, the owner is very attentive and nice breakfast!
Exceeded expectations. Value for money, one of the best breakfasts I've had my entire life, quiet and spotless room, slept like babies. Would recommend, would definitely stay again.
Everything was fine. Tea and biscuits on arrival which was very welcome. Good advice on where to eat etc. Excellent breakfast and plenty, and even made us a flask of coffee for our onward journey. Will use again when in the area
A wonderful place to stay. Breakfast was sensational. Thank you
Clean and comfortable room. Excellent breakfast. Helpful host.
Excellent accommodation with friendly staff
We were very comfortable at the Gowanlea. The room was spotless and the beds comfortable. Our room was at the back of the property and very quiet. There was a very good selection to choose from for breakfast which you chose the night before. John was very helpful and friendly.
Excellent for our one night stopover at Loch Lomond. Very friendly and helpful owner plus excellent location.
Nice and comfy rooms, great breakfast
greeted with a very warm welcome, and tea and biscuits were given on arrival. Beautiful en suite room, everything spotless. Breakfast excellent, plenty of choices. We wish all guesthouses were like Gowanlea. A credit to Scotland. Thank you
There was nothing at all to dislike
The location was good. The room was comfortable and there was a good variety for breakfast. Wifi worked well and was free. Parking available on site.
There were a few lights not working in the bathroom and the fan didn't seem to be working.
Lovely hostess made us a cup of tea in the lounge as soon as we arrived. We had lovely room and it was very quiet. We will book to stay here again.
the friendly host the room the breakfast and cleanliness. Everything
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