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Durn House

Durn Road, Portsoy AB45 2XT, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 6 Portsoy B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
DaznWend Chorley, England, United Kingdom
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Chorley, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great base for any travels around the Moray region, the owners made me feel really welcome and couldn't do enough. A beautiful and old manor house with all the trappings of years gone by - simply wonderful. Absolutely fantastic breakfast - one of the best I've had anywhere, great range and superb quality (eggs Benedict a dream). The room... More

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst on my visit to Scotland my Daughter and i visited the Durn House Vintage Fair. Best idea i made the whole trip! As soon as you enter the gates you feel like you have gone back in time. the grounds are Grand! Owning a Hotel myself in Florida i know how hard events like this are to organize and... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a vintage tea party at this stunning Georgian house situated in the country only half a mile from the super sandy beaches of the moray coast, The cream teas were delicious and all the vintage stalls offered a superb selection of fashion, jewelry, glassware, crockery and antiques.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for a night away from the City and really enjoyed it. Its a quiet, quirky Country House with no more than six bedrooms which leads it to seem fairly quiet. We were the only ones dining but the food was lovely, well presented and really tasty. Expensive enough but happy to pay for the quality. Just... More

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Sutton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful house full of gorgeous antiques and quirky bits and pieces. We stayed in the Durn Suite which was huge and very Downton Abbey like! Sandra and John were welcoming and friendly. We went antiquing in Cullen and when we got back John let us have some bubble wrap and found some boxes for us.The bed is very... More

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durnhouse, Owner at Durn House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your generous Review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Durn House. We are also delighted that you found some lovely antiques in Cullen, an adjacent Town to Portsoy which is becoming well known for its antique shops as well as its world renown Cullen Skink soup. We look forward to the... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well what can I say . . . just spent a lovely evening/night at Durn House celebrating a 70th Birthday event and it was perfect in every way. The house is set in its own grounds in a lovely location. We were warmly greeted on arrival by our host John, who was extremely helpful throughout our stay. The rooms are... More

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durnhouse, Owner at Durn House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your warm and generous Review and we were delighted that you chose Durn House as the Venue for your celebrations. We feel that we offer a unique location for private celebrations whether it be Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries or just get together's and with whole house hire you can be guaranteed both privacy and personal service at the... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Durn house hotel is set back on the very edge of Portsoy in rolling countryside. There is a warm welcome and refreshments on arrival for all guests plus a brief history of the house and surrounding area. The house itself is something special and has been beautifully renovated and decorated...with large and comfortable public rooms.The bedroom that we stayed in... More

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durnhouse, Owner at Durn House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind and generous Review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. The House is quite unique and we are very proud of its rich heritage and history with links to the Jacobite Rebellion, Battle of Culloden and other notable facets of Scottish history. We have tried to sensitively restore the... More

Scotland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from a two day stay at Durn House, our treat after organising our daughter's wedding in June. On arrival, we were warmly greeted by both our hosts, John and Sandra, and offered a very welcome cup of tea! The house is very impressive, tastefully decorated and crammed full of antique furniture and interesting... More

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John S, Owner at Durn House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and generous Review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Portsoy and even more so that you enjoyed your stay at Durn House. Our Chef is getting a well deserved reputation for preparing delicious meals and he uses locally sourced produce wherever possible. We even have our own vegetable and herb... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Durn House certainly exceeded our expectations! We stayed here for a combined business trip and golfing stay and could not have found anywhere better in this area of Scotland. The hotel is set in beautiful grounds, the decor is styllsh and the service impeccable! As for food, it is without a doubt up to Rosette level - we have not... More

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durnhouse, Owner at Durn House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your most kind and generous Review. The Moray Coast and Banffshire are fortunate to have some of the finest Golf Courses in Scotland, all set within dramatic and breath taking scenery. There are challenges at all levels and a a warm welcome awaits all at the 19th!! We are delighted that you found our food offerings to... More

Ayr, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stunning house, wonderful hospitality and excellent food. Only negative!! Don't expect to get the room you book. Can double book!! We were extremely disappointed having booked 10 months in advance we then found that someone else had our rooms.

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durnhouse, Owner at Durn House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind Review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Haste Ye Back Warmest regards - John and Sandra More

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Address: Durn Road, Portsoy AB45 2XT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Portsoy
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