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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
LesTom1 Cheshunt, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a stay at The Cullen Bay I thought I'd better revisit Tripadvisor reviews, as I'm sure that I stayed at a different hotel. Certainly the hotel looks amazing when driving up to it, but the entrance was littered with cigarette ends, not a good start. Check in was curt and unfriendly. The room was tired and shabby, wallpaper was... More

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just made a quick call to the hotel (which I have visited a few times over the past years), totally recommended, my family are presently there now. Its dad's birthday, it was 'nae bother' whatsoever to take the phone to say hi, sort out a pudding and for them & sing happy birthday. Well worth a trip and a stay... More

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

One night stay on a Saturday night - staff were accommodating and helpful. Room was clean, but felt the hotel was quite dated. We were excited for breakfast as we had heard good things, and the menu looked exciting, but in reality there was only one member of staff on, and we waited for around half an hour until we... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just returned from three very enjoyable nights at the Cullen Bay Hotel. Fantastic views of the bay from our room and the dining rooms, everyone hoping to see the Dolphins. Very comfortable room and friendly staff helped to make our stay perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted by a waiter scott who went out if his way to ensure we had an enjoyable lunch, he was faantastic. We would recommend the cullen bay to all of our friends. The view was fantastic, the food was also fantastic, the chef went out of his way to make a prawn cocktail which was not on the... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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128 reviews 128 reviews
40 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 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
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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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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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