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Cove Bay Hotel

15 Colsea Road | Cove Bay,Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen AB12 3NA, Scotland
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Cove Bay Hotel
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Ranked #36 of 97 Aberdeen B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cove Bay is our 'go to' place as it's just around the corner. Never fails. Always impressed with the food, the service is excellent and prices reasonable. Usually rather busy at the weekend so we find it's best to book ahead to make sure we've a table and no wait.

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7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a weekend break. We had both been working really hard and just needed somewhere quiet and peaceful, so this was ideal. We got an amazingly good deal through booking.com of a double room with breakfast, total price for two people was only £45. We were in room 11 which is at the opposite end of the... More 

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Elgin, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived and were greeted by lovely staff who advised us where or room was. When we arrived at the room it was wonderful, secluded quiet and very well equipped. Breakfast was included which was good. Highly recommend staying here.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Really helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble for the staff here. There is a great choice of food in the restaurant, service was first class and the view out over the sea just beautiful. It's in a quiet location but still only minutes away from the main connecting roads into Aberdeen. Wi-Fi is free but speeds are better... More 

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Kilmarnock
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143 reviews 143 reviews
50 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We arrived late evening. The charming young man on reception took my bag and carried it up the stairs and through the maze of doors to our room. The room was spotlessly clean and warm and very comfortable. The hospitality tray was lovely complete with shortbread biscuits but the stretch for the kettle cord to the plug was a bit... More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Yes I asked for an extra pillow and towel but the staff were happy to oblige so I saw no problem. Very spacious room (cabin 6) with more than adequate size telly. Good selection of dishes on the menu for evening meals. The hotel has free car parking and wifi. All in all the staff were nice a friendly and... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Dated rooms but clean. Old bed which was falling to pieces but had a comfortable mattress. Only had one hand towel and one bath towel between 2 people. Stayed midweek and it was very quiet and had excellent nights sleep and excellent breakfast. Would stay again for sure.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Rooms are clean but old and tired. Room was freezing only found the electric heater when i was leaving. My main gripe was the shower...that bloody shower ive had stronger sneezes took me ages to get washed. Food was nice and enough big enough portions. Staff are friendly.

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Somerset Village, Bermuda
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280 reviews 280 reviews
60 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Not a great hotel. First impression was that the entrance area smells of stale smoke. An old building which has been given a few lick of paint & superficial touch ups around. Nice bar staff made up for the rather run down sparse bar area. We were there for 3 night & it was very noisy with doors slamming until... More 

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Penicuik, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is really rooms above a pub rather than a hotel I think. Our room was small cramped and a bit musty smelling. It did the job for somewhere to put your head down for the night but was glad not to be staying longer. We didn't eat at the bar in the evening but breakfast was ok.

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