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The Knowes Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   78 Market Street, Macduff AB44 1LL, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Macduff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hamburg, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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22 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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BANGOR, N.IRELAND
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We had a long weekend in this area and were already booked into the Pennan Inn for the second night but hadn't booked anywhere for the first night. By 8p.m., we'd found nowhere available and followed the sign up the hill to the Knowes. Thankfully they had vacant rooms. We got two lovely rooms with all the facilities, and very... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The view out of the top rooms is outstanding! The food is home-like and the service is very friendly. Make sure to book, for three reasons: it is packed even off-season, the rooms can be very cold if they don't prepare them upfront, and try to get one of the top rooms! You will need to play a little to... More

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Eyemouth, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The Mansefield House recommended the Knowes Hotel for evening meals, and they were right to do so. The Owner Debbie made me most welcome and the Bar staff were all very friendly, and efficient and professional at the same time. I happened to mention that I had a birthday whilst I was away, and Happy Birthday was sung for me... More

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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*
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