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Academy House

School Rd., Banff AB45 2SJ, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

What an amazing place - from our first contact to our farwell, we felt welcomed and in good hands. This truly was an exceptional B&B. Our hosts Richard & Sandra have long experience but still bring an obvious fresh delight to their role. Their tastefully decotrated house & stunning garden are immaculate - obviusly a labour of love. We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

We spent 2 nights at this beautiful house surrounded by a peaceful garden and located in the tiny and quaint village of Fordyce, only a few miles away from the attractive seaside villages of Portsoy and Cullen. Richard and Sandra gave us a very kind and friendly welcome and really made us feel at home. Our room was absolutely comfortable,bright,very... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

We have just returned home from two superb nights in the care of Richard and Sandra Leith, owner/hosts of Academy House, a very charming 1840’s property. On arrival we were warmly greeted by our hosts who showed us round their immaculately maintained, tastefully decorated and well appointed property, including the very comfortable (TV free) lounge, complete with roaring stove –... More 

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Cary, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

Sandra and Richard were the perfect hosts. Their B&B is just gorgeous - the grounds beautiful and the rooms large and comfortable. Richard showed us all around the village and told us a lot about the history of the area. We had Sandra and Richard make us dinner one night and it was absolutely delicious. One of the best we... More 

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

My Husband and I planned a short break, in Fordyce on the recommendation of a friend. We couldn't have asked for a nicer place to stay, then the Academy House B&B. Sandra and Richard are gracious, friendly and most helpful. The breakfast was superb, the surroundings lovely and peaceful. Our room was very comfortable... a perfect place to have a... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

This B&B lived up to it's 5 star rating. We were greeted with tea in the sitting room and a a roaring fire awaited us when we came down to dinner. The food was excellent and the owners Richard and Sandra could not have made us more welcome. The rooms were spotless and the gardens beautiful. The house is in... More 

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Highlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Set in Fordyce - lovely historic village with its own castle - short distance to beaches and interesting places to visit. Comfortable - welcoming and good food this is an ideal place to stay if you are looking for a quiet holiday

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