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Cullen Bay Hotel

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A98, Near Buckie, Grampian, Cullen AB56 4XA, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Cullen
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Shezmac Thirsk, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here over the weekend for three nights. Lovely hotel, warm welcome from all the friendly staff and spotlessly clean. I was travelling alone but never felt uncomfortable at any time. Will be returning so can't say more than that :)

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a lovely old fashioned hotel, with outstanding view over Cullen Bay. Staff were very friendly and welcoming and the breakfast choices were very good and food excellent. Just felt it was a bit overpriced for our 2 night stay.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I don't normally write reviews but this hotel and its staff deserve one. I stayed one night and wished I could have stayed longer. Cullen Bay Hotel is a beautiful hotel with stunning views of the sea and Cullen golf club right across the road. I arrived to a very warm welcome and enquired about the golf course and was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a bit old world but has wonderful views. Large bathroom but the shower water dribbles out no gushing here! Breakfast of haddock was an enormous fillet, delicious and 3x the size of the fish in the pie at dinner. Staff very friendly. Access to the beach requires a walk through the golf course between the hotel and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a fabulous 2 night stay at the Cullen Bay Hotel. The twin room (which had a rather small en-suite shower room) was spotlessly clean and we were delighted with the beautiful view across the bay. The friendly efficient staff, fabulous food and wine made our stay a very enjoyable one. The walk from Cullen to Portnockie with... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At the beginning of july this year we had our daughter's wedding at the Cullen Bay Hotel and the whole event, on the day, and in the year long lead up to it, was as smooth and successful as it could possibly be. I've never organised a wedding before but my many meetings, chats, emails and phone calls with Rena... More 

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Birkerod, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing view from the family room overlooking the Cullen Bay. All staff were very serviceminded and helpfull. The menu offers high range cooking and the Cullen Skink (both traditional and "with a twist") are worth travelling to Cullen Bay for. We will certainly recommend this hotel to everyone.

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Paisley, Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been travelling North for many years (Buckie area), have often passed the Cullen Bay and always hankered to stay here. This year I decided to satisfy a boyhood dream and spend a couple of days with my wife. 1) The view from the hotel is excellent 2) The staff at Reception and Diningroom were local, very welcoming and... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with friends on Friday the 11th July for lunch, this was our first time there so was really looking forward to it.Staff were very nice and friendly.I asked if they would do a roast beef salad as they it on the menu in a ciabatta.They said yes that would be no problem.What a dissappointment 2 slices of plastic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here after a walk along the old railway line from Cullen. We were seated quickly, order taken moments later, we had tea & scones, which were lovely. Was great to sit & watch the sea while drinking tea & munching on tasty scones. I really look forward to the next time we visit, lovely tea & scones, lovely staff,... More 

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