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Santa Eulalia del Rio, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed this 4 day break. We travelled from the Midlands and the journey was a long one, about 9 hours on the coach although this included plenty of 'comfort stops'. Once there, the hotel was good.....as I'd already read on TA it was run like a ship! The staff do a great job, and it seems lots of different ones...

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mavis R, what a great review, I'm so glad you found the whole experience exceptional!! Please tell your friends and come back to Scotland and visit us again soon!! All the best from the HH team

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Lovely Hotel everything exceptional for food entertainment rooms and staff. Went with Highland Heritage on Turkey and Tinsel break. Excellent value for money. Entertainment was very good especially a duo called "The Homelanders" they were so funny, the chap playing the accordion was amazing, it could imitate the sounds of drums, violins, pipes, you name it the accordion could be...

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

Hi hangoverlizzie You sound like you had an amazing time!!! thanks for the review, we really appreciate it! Please tell all your friends and come back and visit us soon!! All the best from the HH team

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

we could not fault a thing and had the fortune of good weather The vieus on the tours were magnificent Thank you all so muchfor your kindness and a happy xmas to you all kind regards May Menzies Margaret Anderson

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

Hi May Menzies and Margaret Anderson So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, please tell all of your friends and come and visit us again soon!!! all the best from tehe HH team

friog
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Been with Highland Heritage coach holidays several times. Stayed at the Ben Doren hotel on a Turkey and Tinwell break. Hotel was very comfortable and clean, unlike many hotels in Britain. We had Fruit, a small bottle of wine per person, tea, coffee, drinking chocolate, dressing gowns and single use slippers in our room. Food was very good and staff...

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

Hi bodelzi, brilliant review, we love when our customers have a great time!!! Please come back and visit us in the Highlands soon, all the best from the HH team

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Myself and sister in law went to the Ben Doran this week on a t&t 5 day break. We have been on a quite a few of these in the past few years. Journey ok usual 12 hours. As usual the room was clean with fruit and wine as a gift. The only moan I have is that the room...

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

hI Mabel1969 Many thanks for taking time to review us, I will investigate the metal box that you described and see if something can be done about it. We do hope you will come back and visit us again in the future! All the best from the HH team

sheffield
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We first visited this hotel a few years ago, then recommeneded it to 2 friends who visited it, they also were impressed with it, then they told another couple about it, so this year 4 couples went to stay there, the journey up north was different from when we first went a different coach company took us so far north...

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words in connection with your recent stay in our hotel and thank you very much for recommending us for other travellers! Please come back and visit us in the Highlands soon, all the best from the HH team

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This is a hotel for coach trips run by the highland heritage. It's a great holiday visiting lots of places. The other reviewers are correct in all they say. BUT this is not what's said The whole place needs updating The carpets the bed linen the desks even the curtains. The dining room felt like a relic from the 70s....

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Paula P, many thanks for the review please come back and visit us in the Highlands soon, all the best from the HH team

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016

From start to finish everything about this break was excellent ! Hotel/Staff/Food were top quality and much better than anticipated. The coach drivers were amazing and the comfort very good. Everyone was so friendly and went the extra mile to make sure the customers enjoyed every aspect of the holiday. The trips and entertainment were brilliant and as someone else...

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

Hi ktilley2015, many thanks for your fantastic review!!! We pride ourselves on providing the best value for money highland coach tours, please come back to the highlands and visit us soon, all the best from the HH team

LINCOLNSHIRE
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Went on a Highland Heritage 5 day Turkey and Tinsel break. The hotel is in a beautiful setting and was even better because there was a covering of snow and the fir trees and distant mountains looked really picturesque. Our room looked out on this lovely scene and was a good size with comfortable beds two comfortable chairs and a...

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

Hi SUE24-8 I'm so glad you enjoyed your winter break, Tyndrum is so beautiful with a snow covering!!! Please come backand visit us all again soon, all the best from the HH team

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We have just returned from the Ben Doran. It was a five day four night trip including trips. In total we travelled approximately over six hundred miles from leaving home. I do not know how they managed it for the total cost of £146.00 each. The hotel is extremely comfortable warm and clean. The food more than adequate offering choices...

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High-Herit, Public Relations Manager at Ben Doran Hotel, responded to this review

Hi sloveniaoldie Many thanks for the very flattering review of the Ben Doran Hotel and our Highland Tours. I'm so happy that you had such a good time, the snow covering on the mountains is simply stunning at this time of year!!! Please come back and visit us in the highlands soon! All the best from the HH team!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With return coach transport form your local pick up point, and with its stunning setting in the village of Tyndrum, the Ben Doran is a great place to stay. Purpose built for Highland Heritage group by Ian Cleaver, MD, this beautifully kept hotel has a sparkling glazed entrance filled with flowers and plants providing year round colour. Uniquely, the dining room and the lounges can be found on the top floor making the most of the location's spectacular views. Here you can admire the panoramic outlook across the glens and mountains. Free WIFI in Quiet Room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ben Doran Hotel

Address: Tyndrum, Tyndrum, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8RZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Tyndrum
Number of rooms: 240
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Ben Doran Hotel Tyndrum, Scotland
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“It is a coach trip so expect long journey times but well worth it upon arrival.”
 of 5 bubbles ken271, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had a room on the 1st floor facing the back. It was extremely quiet and we slept very well.”
 of 5 bubbles 529mavisr, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Only three floors, restaurant on top floor. We on second floor which was easily accessible via lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles hangoverlizzie, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms at the hotel are to a high standard. If you have special requirements ask when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles bodelzi, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“With a view and without electric meter”
 of 5 bubbles Mabel1969, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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