On the edge of Loch Lomond and a 30 minute drive from Glasgow and its airport, this 4-star guesthouse has hearty Scottish breakfasts and free Wi-Fi.

Traditionally decorated, the bedrooms at Gowanlea Guest House all feature a flat-screen TV and free toiletries. Guests can also enjoy tea/coffee-making facilities.

A cooked breakfast made with local produce is served in the morning from 8:00 to 9:00. Continental and vegetarian options are also available upon request.

The town of Balloch, a 5 minute walk from Gowanlea offers many attractions including Balloch Castle, Go Ape theme park, and fishing. There is free parking at the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Gowanlea Guest House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 3, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is the bathroom en suite or shared with other guests?
    Hi there Bathroom are en-suite in the rooms.Andrea
    Answered on 15 December 2019
  • Hi are all your rooms up a flight of stairs please
    Yes unfortunately all our rooms are upstairs.Andrea
    Answered on 15 October 2022
  • Hello we are travelling to my parents in Campbeltown on Tuesday 2 nd March and are looking to stop half way overnight with a small dog if possible
    Hi there we do allow dogs there is a small charge we also require a reason for travelling due to Covid.Andrea
    Answered on 28 February 2021
  • Does the rooms have a bath?? Are there local walks near by??
    Hi we do have a double en-suite which is fitted with a bath and overhead shower you can request this on your booking and we will do our best to alloca..
    Answered on 19 September 2021
  • Is there an extra charge for a small dog?
    There is a small charge of £5.x
    Answered on 31 October 2020
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Amenities of Gowanlea Guest House
Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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Check-in

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Check-out

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Gowanlea Guest House

  • Check-in at Gowanlea Guest House is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Gowanlea Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Gowanlea Guest House is 1,300 feet from the center of Balloch.

  • Guests staying at Gowanlea Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Gowanlea Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Gowanlea Guest House include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Family