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Cullen Bay Hotel

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A98, Near Buckie, Grampian, Cullen AB56 4XA, Scotland
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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed at this hotel for 1 night, New owners have made such a great difference. Pleasure to stay, sea views to die for, although rear facing ' country views' are also spectacular , excellent breakfast. Will be returning.

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Morayshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Cullen Bay Hotel for an evening meal, there was 4 of us and we had a lovely meal, presentation was excellent and the food tasted as good as it looked, my husband had the Cullen Skink with a twist and thoroughly enjoyed it. The service was also very good. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Lorraine G
Buckie, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Group of 8 of us met up over the holidays and enjoyed a good dinner and drinks here The location is hard to rival eith view over Cullen bay to enjoy. There seems improvement in the ventilation as the windows were clear and not steamed up as previously noted. Food was served quickly and tasted good. Disappointed that several of... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Loved the hotel, the room, views, meals, a breakfast to die for, and nothing was too much trouble for the great staff, definitely going back.. The evening meal was one of the best I have ever tasted, and to open the curtains to see that wonderful view, even in November< cant wait to see it in summer.

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Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Birthday lunch for my wife was superb! Francis ( or Fran as she prefers) was very welcoming, showed us to our table and saw to our every needs in a friendly and professional manner. We chose Cullen Skink as our starter ( what else!!) which was the best by far from all we have tasted locally. Next came Seared Sea... More 

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Canby, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This venerable hotel, sited above Cullen Bay and Cullen Golf Course, has been nicely modernized. Accommodations are comfortable and excellent. Breakfast was what you'd expect. The views from our room (we opted for a sea view room) were lovely--got nice twilight and sunrise pictures right from the room. We usually opt for B&Bs, but are glad we stayed in in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Returned here for second time whilst doing business in the local area. Room looked recently refurbished and twinned with the fantastic view of the bay it made for an excellent view to wake up to. Staff can't do enough to help you, especially the waiter in the restaurant. The food is of excellent quality and reasonably priced. I would like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! The Scallops for starter were perfectly cooked, and the rice/contraption was sublime! Definitely the best starter I've had! The steak was so good, it granted me with the ability to see two weeks into the future. Would definitely recommend !

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Dingwall, United kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Too many steps! There are several steps up to the front door and other steps on the ground floor eg to the breakfast area. Bedrooms are on the first floor and while the staff are happy to carry bags, the stairs are still difficult being quite steep and with only one bannister. The glorious view does not compensate for the... More 

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Location of the Cullen Bay Hotel is great with fantastic views over the bay. The room had everything we needed for a weekend stay. Delicious food served by friendly staff. The management to, were extremely friendly and helpful. We enjoyed a fantastic stay here.

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