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Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites

Balmaha House, Balmaha, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0JQ, Scotland
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Day Canoe hire

There is a new owner at the Bunkhouse - Del he was very polite and helpful. We had booked via the... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
Tara S
via mobile
No way to run a business

Tried to hire kayaks today. Googled kayak hire Balmaha, this is the only place that came up... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2016
fizz009
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Balmaha House Bunkhouse & Canoe Hire
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible47%
Aug 21, 2017
“Day Canoe hire”
Oct 19, 2016
“No way to run a business”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Balmaha House, Balmaha, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0JQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

There is a new owner at the Bunkhouse - Del he was very polite and helpful. We had booked via the form online but didn't seem to get a reply so we popped in - Del had everything prepared and sent a mail but we...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Tried to hire kayaks today. Googled kayak hire Balmaha, this is the only place that came up. Stunning day, packed with tourists, perfect for a day on the water, except ....when I called the owners' mobile I wasn't greeted with a friendly, helpful man. I...More

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Balmahahouse, Owner at Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

I am very Sorry you did not get what you wanted, but looks like you managed to have a good day out. None of my boats were out on the Loch today as I was on the lochs scattering my brothers ashes. Sometimes in life...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We were staying just around the corner in the Milton of Buchanan and registered our interest in taking out a canoe for 2 people, online and on the phone. Jock and his wife place a priority on safety, so they advise to call and check...More

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Balmahahouse, Owner at Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thank you very much for your sensible approach and patience, It was very refreshing and great to meet you all. yours aye Jock

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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Today we (2 adults and our 15 year old son) hired a double and a single from Jock. I wrote an email to him to which he responded promptly. We arrived a little early but Jock came out and welcomed us. He gave us a...More

1  Thank Hase Cäsar F
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Balmahahouse, Owner at Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thank you for your kind words, I am very pleased you understood and accepted the detailed Safety brief and that you all had a great day out on the Loch. thank you & Haste ye Back yours aye Jock

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

Enquired and tried to book canoes but found Jock to be extremely unhelpful and rude. Would have been happy to pay good money to go paddling on Loch Lomond but not after that.

1  Thank Stephi W
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Balmahahouse, Owner at Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Sorry but sometimes in life somethings have to take a back seat, and the reasons can not always be explained. yours aye Jock C

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Reviewed 20 October 2015

Had the pleasure of staying at Balmaha Bunkhouse last month. Not usually one for the bunkhouse experience, but this was above average.Jock is a great host and looks after your needs. Kitchen clean and well stocked,as are the baths and bedrooms.I met up with other...More

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Balmahahouse, Owner at Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to post your positive review. we reliese you have other options, so thank you for choosing Balmaha House Bunkhouse & Canoe Hire. cheers. Jock & Gwen

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Reviewed 2 October 2015

i stayed overnight in the bunkhouse overnight whilst doing the west highland way. Jock the owner was very welcoming and friendly and the room and facilities were excellent. free tea/coffee and toast and cereal provided with wifi in the price of £20 per night

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Balmahahouse, Owner at Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Pleased you found or wee place value for money and that you enjoyed your stay. all the very best. yours aye Gwen and Jock

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Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Arrived yesterday with a group of friends who'd travelled up from Cambridgeshire to go kayaking on Loch Lomond courtesy of joke at Balmaha House. The booking was made via email a month ago and confirmed by Joke the owner. The only problem was, that when...More

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Balmahahouse, Owner at Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

I make it quite clear to all those who book or enquire about Canoe/Kayak Hire that I never Confirm a booking as in most cases the weather will dictate if i put boats out or not. its very important that guests Safety is at the...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Hired a 2 person canoe with my wife and after a safety briefing, we were off around Inchcailoch Island under our own power!! Jock was very accommodating and had procedures in place to ensure wellbeing. This was reassuring. He doesn't take bookings in advance, but...More

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Balmahahouse, Owner at Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thanks you for your very sensible outlook, very refreshing. All the very best. yours aye Jock C

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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a fun day out kayaking or canoeing, don't go here. Customer service is a disgrace - I will never, ever be coming back here.

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Balmahahouse, Owner at Balmaha Bunkhouse Activites, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016
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