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Delgatie Castle

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A947, Turriff AB53 5TD , Scotland
Delgatie Castle
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Noosaville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Off the beaten track but a lovely lovely place. Joan, her daughter and son in law were friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the place. We only stopped for a quick visit and morning tea - the coffee and cake is very good. Being part of the Hay Clan I enjoyed it immensly

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Castle is falling apart, the interior is very poor and therefore the price for entering(£8) is way overrated. Also no photo allowed, which is not fair for this price. And they asking for "generous donation" on a box on your way out. It would be ok for £3/ head. Sorry, but that's how I feel like after visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We are just back from our 13th annual visit to Delgatie – staying in Hayfield for a week in July every year since a significant birthday in 2002. Never has anything been less than perfect: the accommodation is wonderful, the Castle is wonderful, the grounds are amazing. Over the years we have invited friends from Scotland, England, France, America to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The castle is imposing and impressively set in a beautiful location. It contains many fascinating and important historical artefacts as well as a nice little gift shop. The Laird's Kitchen cafe is welcoming and its staff are very pleasant. The carrot cake is highly recommended but the (supposedly renowned) scones were just average. Our main concern is that the castle... More 

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Oregon City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We spent our 20th Anniversary (6 nights) in the Symbister Suite. The suite was spacious, spotless, warm, and welcoming. The food served in the Laird's Kitchen is delicious and is certainly deserving of the 2013 Scottish Homebaking Award (Best Customer Service)! Joan and Donna are generous, accommodating hosts. They made us feel right at home. In fact, everyone we met... More 

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Chatham, New York
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

On Our Visit From New York, We Stayed At The Coachouse For 6 Nights.My Wife And I Were Pleasantly Surprised At The Level Of Cleanliness And Warmth Of The Accommodation Which Was Fully Equipped With Washer, Dish Washer, Stove, Oven And Microwave, Also A Washing Machine.Centrally Located In Aberdeenshire, Handy For Castle Country, Whiskey Trails, And Coastal Scenery.Well Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We stayed in the Elmwood Suite which is adapted for wheelchair use which means there is bags of space. The kitchen is enormous and has everything you could possibly need for a family holiday. The accommodation is very comfortable with lovely sofas and pretty floral furnishings and pictures. Although the holiday cottages are part of the original stables and back... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Our family has just returned from a fantastic stay at the castle. The apartment is spacious, clean and has all the facilities you need when travelling with 3 children. A very relaxing experience - we cant wait to go back!!

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Perth, Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

We stayed here with 5 adults and a child and you could not fault the amenities or the services. Joan is an absolute delight and asset to,the place, even had freshly cooked scones on our arrival. Large and warm apartment with everything you need. The history alone is amazing, but alas we missed out on spying a ghost! It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

We have just spent a fantastic morning looking round the castle, one of the nicest day trips we've had in a long time. The castle is absolutely fascinating and everything a castle should be - lots of history, hidden secret passages and stories of hidden rooms.  We particularly liked the fact that it isn't presented in an overly sanitised way... More 

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