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Durn House

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Durn Road, Portsoy AB45 2XT, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 6 Portsoy B&B and Inns
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff were friendly and helpful,some were quite new to the job and were very good. We were in the Culloden Suite the room was decorated in keeping with the rest of the house and there was good parking. The area around was quiet, lovely countryside and close to the coast. The breakfast was very good. The only thing to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our wedding there at the end of July 2015, we had a very personalised wedding planned, though out the whole planning of our day the staff went above and beyond to make sure our every whim was catered for, they were friendly and professional, nothing was to much trouble the whole day ran like clockwork. The rooms were... More 

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Mount Barker, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held our wedding at Durn House in July 2015 and cannot speak highly enough of the staff, the venue and the food. Right from our first visit to the house we were made to feel extremely welcome and felt that each staff member made an effort to great us with a smile and a friendly remark. They were all... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the building, surroundings, decor, elegance, peaceful relaxed atmosphere, service, coffee, Durn suit, roll top bath, robes, four poster bed, complimentary Tunnock's caramels, scrabble in the drawing room, delicious evening meal and breakfast, view from the bath....

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Chester, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant country house in Portsoy. Delightful rooms and good food. Still finding it's way in terms of customer service. Doesn't quite hit the mark to be classified as luxury, but doing much more than the average "boutique" guest house. We had the Ferguson room, and on our first evening found we were locked out of our room when we... More 

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed at this beautiful country house before and now returned with my mum to try their vintage afternoon tea. Staff attended to all our requests, setting was beautiful and food was excellent. Going to book one of there ladies day next.

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Turriff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

THIS REVIEW IS ABOUT DURN HOUSE HOTEL IN PORTSOY ABERDEENSHIRE this is the third time i have written this review and it seems the owners must have a special arrangement with trip adviser as they are constantly able to have it removed claiming their establishment is not the one i am writing about, MY FRIENDS AND I HAD A TERRIBLE... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Went to Durn House for dinner last minute on a Monday night. Lovely leafy surroundings and grand entrance hall, lots of stags! We chose 3 courses for around £40, which really turned out to be 6 courses (canapes, appetizer and pre-dessert). All courses were very well presented will lots of flavour. Staff very attentive and friendly. Definitely recommended for quiet... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Just spent two nights at Durn House in the Culloden Suite. Ambience was first class and atmosphere relaxed - a great deal of thought has gone into this first class guest house. Staff were friendly and courteous. Dinner was excellent with lovely little touches throughout and breakfasts were also superb. A very enjoyable stay.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A quaint small hotel with very friendly staff. Bed and pillows very comfortable for us, maybe a little soft for some. We looked like we may have been the only guests on this evening, so I guess that didn't help the atmosphere, or lack of it. Breakfast I have to say was a little disappointing, everything was nicely cooked and... More 

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