Gowanlea Guesthouse

Drymen RoadG83 8HSBallochUnited Kingdom
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About Gowanlea Guesthouse

This upmarket four star guest house is set on the edge of Loch Lomond and just a short walk to Balloch Castle and Balloch train station.

The four simple guest rooms at Gowanlea Guesthouse feature traditional décor, while a flat screen TV, complimentary vanities and a coffee machine are standard amenities.

This guest house provides complimentary Wi-Fi throughout, while on-site parking is free of charge. It also offers the perfect base to explore places like Loch Lomond, Balloch or the surrounding area.

Local produce is used each morning to provide a hot, cooked breakfast for guests, while management also offers a vegetarian option. The city centre has a variety of restaurants for lunch and dinner options.

The Go Ape theme park is a five minute walk from Gowanlea Guesthouse guest house, while Glascow is a 25 minute drive by car. The airport is also a 25 minute drive.


Drymen Road, G83 8HS, Balloch, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(138)9752456 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Television

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

High standards of comfort

Guests have described the comfort level as top class, while the cleanliness is plain for everyone to see and feel. Even the hospitality from the wonderful staff is something that many guests are pleased about. It is accepted by visitors that Gowanlea guest house is great value for money.

Excellent breakfast

If you love a hot, cooked breakfast to start your day off, then this breakfast is one of those that leaves guests totally satisfied. There are a variety of choices, from hot oats, to fresh fruit and muffins. You can rest assured that you will be left feeling like you are ready to tackle the day.

Great reception for the Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi at this guest house has been described as supper fast. If you have experienced issues with the Wi-Fi at other hotels in the past, this will be a breath of fresh air. Guests have said that they are able to connect, and stay connected for as long as they need to.

Negative Reviews

Beds are good but not great

Some guests found that the beds at Gowanlea were a little on the hard side. On the other hand, other guests actually found the beds to be really comfortable. Nonetheless, most travellers were well rested by the end of their vacation.

No other negative reviews

There are no more negative reviews for this hotel.

No other negative reviews

There are no more negative reviews for this hotel.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 40 reviews across the web
9.2 /10
9.2 out of 10 based on 40 reviews