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The Hideaway Experience

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Balkello Farm | Auchterhouse, Dundee, Dundee DD3 0RA, Scotland
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We have just returned from spending two nights in the Lover's Hideaway to celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary and can honestly say that we probably haven't felt so relaxed since our Honeymoon! We probably got extremely lucky with the weather which only added to our experience but even in a traditional Scottish summertime of wind and rain, it would have... More 

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1 Thank Stephenfernie
luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your Hideaway Experience. We are delighted you came to stay to celebrate your 5th Wedding Anniversary and that you were really relaxed and had time alone as a couple. Can't wait to welcome you both back. Best wishes Caroline and Ross. More 

Winsford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

My husband and I stayed in the Lovers Hideaway for four nights and absolutely loved it. Everything was top quality and it was obvious how much thought had gone into the design. We were lucky and had glorious weather but it would be fabulous here whatever the weather. There are some beautiful places around but the real joy was relaxing... More 

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Thank annielouh
luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

We are delighted you had a relaxing holiday at The Lover's Hideaway and managed to relax. We would love to welcome you both back anytime, great to here you enjoyed the facilities and the champagne in the hot tub. Thanks for taking the time to write a review on your Hideaway Experience. More 

dundee
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

my wife to be and I booked the hideaway for the night after our wedding. we had heard so much good things about it and from reading the excellent reviews and with it being relatively close to home then everything just made sense to book it. We arrived exhausted the day after the meeting to be greeted with a big... More 

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Thank zanderanio
luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

Many thanks for a comprehensive review of your mini moon. We are delighted you loved the facilities - sitting in the hot tub after your wedding night sounds the great way to relax. Glad you took advantage of a fantastic service from a local restaurant which delivers food to the Hideaways. Hope you will come back and stay for longer... More 

Bridgnorth, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We had the pleasure of staying on the "old Romantics" hideaway. It was the perfect way to end a short break to Scotland, having walked up a Munro near Loch Tay the day before. Both Caroline and Ross were very helpful and welcoming on arrival. The standard of the hideaway was exceptional and of a higher standard than we were... More 

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Thank Andrew W
luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at the Romantics' Hideaway. We are glad that it you felt pampered and relaxed after your munro climb and that you had a great experience. Hope we can welcome you back anytime. Best wishes Caroline and Ross More 

Glasgow
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We originally booked to stay in January 2012. We tried for 3 days to get in contact with Caroline to let them know we would be unable to make it as I was in hospital at the time. We left messages but our calls were not returned. On the evening before we were due to arrive we finally spoke to... More 

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luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

We don't acknowledge this review as an accurrate version of events either with the original booking or the offer to re-book dates. The version of the numbers of calls and communications differs from an original complaint letter sent to us from last year. While we understand the frustration and disappointment that this guest felt when the dates that they thought... More 

Dundee, UK
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Stayed here the night after our wedding and it was absolutely stunning. Jumping into the hot tub after our long day was just bliss. Honestly, the nicest accommodation we have every stayed in, in the UK. Caroline, as always just the best host. Can't shout about this place enough.

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Thank ejmuffin
luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

Thanks for review. Was lovely to have you return to The Hideaway, this time for the special occasion of you wedding night. Glad you had a great time at the end of your big day. Hope to welcome you back soon. Caroline and Ross More 

Toronto
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We stayed at The Honeymooners at the end of February for a little mini-moon after our wedding before we had to return to Canada. It was a really wonderful experience, the hideaway is beautifully decorated with every convenience you could need and the spa bathroom and jacuzzi were brilliant. We also had a couples massage and it was a great... More 

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1 Thank Lcgal31
luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your mini moon at the Honeymooners and that it was 'amazing.' It was great to have guests from Canada and we look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Scotland. Cheers! More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We spent a week in the Honeymooners' following our wedding on 02/02, and it was just exactly absolutely what we needed after the stresses and horrors of wedding planning followed by the emotional marathon of a wedding day. We arrived quite late (following a battle with the sat nav and my new husband's skills in programming it!) and had difficulty... More 

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1 Thank Rhodesies
luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

Thanks for your honeymoon review of the Honeymooners Hideaway. We were glad that the Hideaway was so relaxing for you after a happy but stressful journey and build up to your wedding. We are delighted you loved the 'buttons and switches', the comfy chair the spa room was your best bathroom ever. We will take it as a complement that... More 

Dunfermline
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Booked a weekend for my wife's birthday after a lucky find on the internet. What a fantastic find, a quite simply stunning trip. We were in the Lovers Hideaway and everything about it oozed class from the second we stepped in the door. It was warm and inviting with some nice music playing. We were treated to some fresh bread... More 

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luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

Thanks for your 'awesome review' we are so delighted with your feedback as we put a lot of thought into the layout and design of our Hideaways and it means so much when guests appreciate this. Would love to welcome you back sometime soon. Best wishes Caroline and Ross More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

After looking for lodges/cottages for months we had never came accross the hideaways untill we seen it on 'isiton' and im so happy we discovered this place!! We arrived on Sunday afternoon worried as we thought we were staying in the 'honeymooners' or 'the lovers' hideaway, delighted we were in the 'old romantics'. Felt realxed from the minute we walked... More 

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Thank nmcc90
luxuryhideaways, Owner at The Hideaway Experience, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your stay at the Romantics' on Trip Advisor. We are glad you had a great weekend and enjoyed the hot tub. Sam the dog loves a mention on Trip Advisor! Hope we can welcome you back. Best wishes Caroline and Ross More 

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