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Cullen Bay Hotel

A98, Near Buckie, Grampian, Cullen AB56 4XA, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Cullen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was a little aprehensive after I was meeted at reception by a chap that I thought was a bit grumpy. However I had a lovely room and after discovering Cullen was closed except a nice little bar that I will review later, I decided to return to my hotel for ameal. Good choice Cullen skink what's not to love.... More

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a thoroughly enjoyable week at a holiday cottage in Portessie and decided to treat ourselves to high tea at the Cullen Bay - what a disappointment. When we booked, we didn't realise that we would have to "add on" scones, cakes and tea to the supper menu at £5-odd per head. It seemed clear to us that even... More

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent 2 very enjoyable days here. The room had a stunning view overlooking the bay and was clean and comfortable with a good size en suite bathroom, The staff were very friendly and helpful, a special mention must go to Donna who went out of her way to make us fantastic margaritas :-) Would certainly go back.

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Bucks
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39 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They found us a last minute room in an efficient and friendly manner. Great welcome. Room small but brilliant sea view. New dinner menu to be welcomed, much better than a year ago. The newish owners making a real effort. Worth a visit if only for the great views over the bay. We will return

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night at the Cullen Bay hotel and felt that it was overpriced. We paid £100 for a Country View room with it costing extra for a Sea View. There was no major faults with the hotel, our room was clean and the staff were very friendly on arrival and departure. The breakfast was included in the price... More

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent three wonderful days at the Cullen Bay Hotel in early July. Our reception at the Hotel was very friendly. The location in the middle of Cullen Bay is wonderful. each meal we had at the hotel was an experience to remember. The hotel staff were always very friendly and made us feel like friends more... More

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Scotland to meet my two sisters for my 65 birthday. My husband and I stayed at Cullen Bay hotel for the night and had my birthday dinner with my sisters and their husbands at the hotel. It was wonderful. The food was first class. The staff amazing. They had put birthday banners on the window by the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff are excellent . found a room after trip advisor failed to confirm or make a booking . Meal was ok starter was poor main course and desert made up for it .location well suited for access and town clean . nice beaches worth a visit ..

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Aboyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

We recently had our wedding reception here. Staff were hugely kind, approachable and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble and they were very flexible in their approach, which was great. Food was excellent and our turret room was lovely with stunning views. The owners have recently taken over and have already made a great difference to the decor. They have... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We have just spent 2 nights at this lovely hotel and would highly recommend it. Our room had a fantastic sea view, the food was lovely both breakfasts and dinner, the staff are very attentive and are always polite with genuine happy faces. Lots of beautiful walks and awesome coastal scenery lots to do in the area. It's a must... More

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Address: A98, Near Buckie, Grampian, Cullen AB56 4XA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Cullen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Family run hotel. Overlooking the golden sands of Cullen. All meals cooked to order using the finest fresh, local produce. Rest, Relax, Rediscover........ ... more   less 
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