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The Knowes Hotel

3.0 of 5 78 Market Street, Macduff AB44 1LL, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Staff really welcoming and helpful. Evening meal in restaurant was excellent with locally sourced food, good menu choice, breakfast super and service throughout was wonderful. Would definitely stay again.

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Hamburg, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We spend during our Scottland round Trip here 4 Nights. Strategic decision for playing Golf @ links courses and good location for checking some Malt Whisky Distilleries like Macallan. Team is very helpful, friendly and supportive. Ask them for help to chose the right places. They will help. After coming back from dinner, a great Scotish Beer is waiting for... More 

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Coupar Angus, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Having read other reviews of the Knowes I was sure this the place for me - and it was. The views from the hotel of the Moray Firth are stunning be it first thing in the morning or as sun is setting in the evening. The rooms are lovely and clean, have a TV, free Wi-Fi and a very comfortable... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

What a great place to stay. Fantastic hostess and staff. Room was clean, comfortable and quiet. Food well cooked and plentiful. Views over the bay from the hotel were superb and the situation was an excellent base for touring the Moray coast

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Swansea, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We did not stay at the hotel during our time in Macduff (we had a nearby cottage), but frequented the restaurant for dinner twice while we were there. Both times, we arrived around 7 pm for dinner and were among just a handful of people dining. The food was really great....steak & ale pie, prawns, fish and chips, and plenty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A comfortable and welcoming small hotel on a hill with great views of the sea. Spotless well maintained rooms. Excellent breakfast and varied dinner menu with very generous portions. Good service from friendly staff. Well located for exploring the scenic Banffshire coast.

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Scotland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We have been coming to Macduff and the Knowes Hotel for a few years now and absolutely love staying here. Exceptionally clean room with a comfortable bed and superb views out over the Moray Firth. Breakfast is always very tasty and generous portions and sets us up for the day!! Debbie and John are fantastic hosts - very welcoming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

Friendly welcome...super room.fab breakfast.. amazing views..sooo relaxing with wee wine in lovely surroundings.. staff cant do enough will be back soon as its a good base to visit local areas. Beaches are amazing even in the rain..

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Address: 78 Market Street, Macduff AB44 1LL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Macduff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Knowes Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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