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    Douneside House

    | Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4UL, Scotland
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    • Excellent94%
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    “swimming pool” (13 reviews)
    “croquet lawn” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 19 May 2017

    I stayed two nights with a friend in Alpha Cottage. What a place, honestly. The hotel is peaceful and quiet without feeling isolated, it's surrounded by arable countryside with fields of cows who had their calves with them. The gardens are breathtaking, I don't often...More

    2  Thank Christopher H
    Response from douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 14 June 2017

    Very many thanks for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. I'm also pleased to read that our gardens allowed you take a bit of 'time out' - such a rarity these days! We are...More

    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    Douneside House is run by the MacRobert Trust in the beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside. In many respects the hotel is close to perfection but sadly is let down by sloppy management. The apparent shortage of staff may explain the slow service in the Dining Room, canape...More

    1  Thank Kinellar223344
    Response from douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 13 June 2017

    Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. Whilst I'm delighted to hear we are close to perfection, we would, of course, have wished to exceed all of your expectations. I'd also like to thank you for providing further details separately...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Friendliest waitress ever! Very engaging and competent. Table set with snow white starched linen. Polished gleaming cutlery. Sparkling spotless glasses. Beautifully tended gardens. Views fit for a brochure showing the best of Scotland. The food was as good as the rest. Fresh home made soup,...More

    2  Thank philippe v
    Response from douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 13 June 2017

    Dear Philippe, Thank you so much for your comments; we're delighted you enjoyed your visit. We really enjoy having those living nearby come and visit Douneside - please do come back and visit us soon for your romantic escape! Best wishes, Marcel

    Reviewed 15 May 2017

    My wife and I spent 3 nights at the delightful Douneside House Hotel. It’s fair to say we absolutely loved it. Originally booked just for 2 nights but were so blown away by this place stayed an extra night. Setting is just magnificent, the hotel...More

    3  Thank PhilBarker
    Response from douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 13 June 2017

    Wow, thank you so much for your review. We believe Douneside is a truly special place and it's so wonderful to read your comments. No need to buy it, we want Douneside to feel like your home from home, come back and stay as often...More

    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    Stayed here recently and enjoyed the quiet location.There is a historic connection with the RAF and several mementos to this in and around the house. The staff are both friendly and helpful and although the menu is limited, it is delicious and beautifully presented.If you...More

    3  Thank mc00mbs
    Response from douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 13 June 2017

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I'm delighted to say we've just received from RAF Lossiemouth more (very special!) mementos connected with Douneside's history which will shortly take pride of place in our bar - we'd be delighted to tell you...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$181 - US$303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Aboyne
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    CaroleLed
    2 February 2017|
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    Response from douneside | Property representative |
    Many thanks for your enquiry. Dogs are most welcome in our apartments and cottages but they aren't allowed in the main hotel building or bedrooms. There is a vast network of footpaths and trails from our doorstep - perfect... More
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    "MacRobert Suite (Room 6)"
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    "Dog friendly rooms, but not in the main hotel building, no dogs allowed in there."
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    "We had room 14 which had a nice private terraced area"
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    "Rooms at the front of the hotel."
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