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Overview of Balbirnie House

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1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, individually decorated
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, individually decorated
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, individually decorated
1 bedroom, hypo-allergenic bedding, individually decorated

Balbirnie House

4 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationFife Ice Arena9 min drive
    Popular LocationFalkland Palace11 min drive
    Popular LocationLeven Beach18 min drive
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)41 min drive

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Room, 1 Double Bed

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Double Bed

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Suite

  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

Glenrothes

Located in Glenrothes, Balbirnie House is next to a golf course and near a train station. Falkland Palace and Hill of Tarvit are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Fife Ice Arena and The Scottish Deer Centre.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fife Ice Arena - 9 min drive
  • Falkland Palace - 11 min drive
  • Pathhead Sands - 11 min drive
  • Leven Beach - 18 min drive
  • Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Markinch Station - 4 min drive
  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 79 min drive

Restaurants

  • Food in the Woods — 1 min walk
  • Orangery — 1 min walk
  • Kismet - 6 min drive
  • Golden Acorn Hotel - 6 min drive
  • Morrisons Cafe - 6 min drive

About this property

Balbirnie House

Family-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and bar/lounge
This smoke-free hotel features 3 restaurants, a bar/lounge and a conference centre. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a business centre and concierge services are on-site. All 30 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find plasma TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include espresso makers and electric kettles. Change of towels is available on request
Balbirnie House offers 30 forms of accommodation with espresso makers and complimentary bottles of water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 42-inch Plasma televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Hypo-allergenic bedding, change of towels and change of bedsheets can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • 3 restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • High chair
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Golf caddy
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Latvian
  • Polish
  • Russian

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference centre
  • Meeting rooms 2

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Electric kettle
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 9:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: GBP 40.00
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 40.00

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after noon please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 25 February 2021 to 31 March 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 40.0 per stay.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 40.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 40.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 40.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and mobile payments; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Balbirnie
Balbirnie House
Balbirnie House Glenrothes
Balbirnie House Hotel
Balbirnie House Hotel Glenrothes
Balbirnie House Hotel Markinch
Balbirnie House Hotel
Balbirnie House Glenrothes
Balbirnie House Hotel Glenrothes

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4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 79 out of 141 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 49 out of 141 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 8 out of 141 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 141 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 141 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stay elsewhere if you can
Really disappointed with our stay. The staff are lovely but that's really all that's positive. The first room we were given was tired and run down with mould in the bath and damage throughout the room. The staff moved us to another room without hassle. This was definitely better but still not great and we were kept up all night with pipes clicking. I know it's an old building but most people that stay are expecting a good nights sleep. The cooked breakfast the next morning was disgusting. Coffee was bitter and the food was overcooked and dry. There's not a huge amount of choice in the Glenrothes area but I would look at some alternatives before booking here.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
All good , lovely place. Been rhere several times.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I just love this place but I do feel they let themselves down with the bar service every time. Breakfast could have been a bit more pleasing to the eye.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Brilliant stay at Balbirnie House hotel
We stay here 3-4 times a year & have never been disappointed. Brilliant location & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Superb place to stay. Super clean, tidy, great staff, don't overcharge for food, super historic, quiet at night, amazing place to stay .. and I got it at a great price thru Orbitz. I highly recommend staying here.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020