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The Knowes Hotel

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78 Market Street, Macduff AB44 1LL, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great menu, fantastic view and lovely staff. This is my second visit since the hotel changed hands. Really nice, no complaints and will definitely go again. A friend had also booked a room which he said was also really nice. We visited during the week and there was a nice buzz about the place.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Was working in the area and needed accom for 1 night. Found The Knowes Hotel here on TripAdvisor. Phoned up and booked a double bedded room single occupancy b&b rate of £60. Got a friendy reception on arrival, my room was the Glendeveron. Very clean modern fresh ensuite was small but had a very good electric oower shower in a... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Only visited the restaurant where we enjoyed a lovely dinner and the service afforded to ourselves was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble for the young lady who looked after us. Delightful menu offering local food at a reasonable price. There is also a children's menu and the food chosen by them was obviously enjoyed by them since I noticed... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Stayed here with a baby and had a lovely stay. For a 2 star rating this is a really great hotel. Staff very friendly, rooms had everything we needed and views of Banff and Macduff were great. Cooked breakfast was very good.

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Room cold on arrival. No reception on TV. Upon returning to room at 12:45 am after enjoyable night at a wedding dance the door to our room would not open. The owner's assistant spent 45 minutes breaking into our room. When owner/manager finally arrived she gave no apology despite our forbearance and calm manner. Excellent breakfast in morning and great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Went for a meal with my wife and 2 kids. Absolutely fantastic service from Peter and his staff. Nothing was too much trouble. Will definitely be back for the food and the stunning views. Would recommend to anyone.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Have been to the Knowes on several occasions and every time the meal has been absolutely delicious and very good value for money and really large helpings. It is a very cosy friendly hotel with excellent service and staff. I would certainly recommend this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Have been here for many previous occasions. Went for a friends birthday. Had a fantastic meal 3 courses for £25 was excellent value especially since I had the tornedos Rossini fillet which was cooked beautifully! Highly recommended for food and service

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Very nice comfy and friendly. Had a week here recently and had a first class stay great staff and atmosphere Recomended to anyone visiting the area* Great view from my room at the front of the hotel over Macduff and Banff thanks to you all for making it a great day Hopefully Stonemouth will shoe the area in its beauty

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Giessen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were warmly welcomed and enjoyed our stay in a beautiful room with a stunning view over the whole town and coast. The breakfast was good the evening meal was ok. Don´t be fooled by the aged front of the house! We stayed for 1 one night and would do so again.

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