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The Hideaway Experience

Balkello Farm | Auchterhouse, Dundee, Dundee DD3 0RA, Scotland
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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

We stayed here for a week of our honeymoon. It was absolute joy. The luxury was fantastic. We have stayed in some wonderful places in this country and abroad and couldn't ask for better (apart from the Scottish weather). It is just a shame it isn't closer as we would be visiting more often.

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

Thanks for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted you found your stay 'a joy'. We are trying our best to offer great facilities and service to our guests and realise while we won't always get this 100% right, we are really pleased you had a great time. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Edinburgh
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Our 2 night stay at The Hideaway Experience surpassed all my expectations, it's even better than all the reviews below would have you believe! The quality of the accomodation is top notch, from the kitchen, wooden floors, woodburning stove, bathroom etc! We also loved the sound system which meant that we could listen to our music throughout the cottage or... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review after your stay at the Lovers' Hideaway. We are delighted that the Hideaway exceeded your expectations. Thanks also the tips on Tenstsmuir and Mitchells in St Andrews, we also think that is a great place to eat. Hope to welcome you both back soon. More 

Alnwick, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

A fabulous break away from it all! Great facilities finished to a high standard in a beautiful setting. The Hot Tub was particularly lovely,day or night rain or shine - just do it!!Thanks to Caroline and Ross for wonderful stay and the welcoming Champers was a nice touch. We have recommended Balkello to our friends and look forward to our... More 

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

Thank you for your Trip Advisor review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and it sounds like you made good use of the hot tub, which is what the Hideaway is all about. We appreciate you taking the time to give feedback and hope to welcome you back. More 

North East Scotland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

As experienced travellers who have stayed at numerous high end locations it is not often we are blown away. However, the attention to detail, cleanliness, class and ambience of the Hideaway Experience is absolutely outstanding. The excellence of the accommodation is more than matched by the owners who, despite being rightfully proud of what they have created with this venture,... More 

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

Thank you for your fantastic review of your Hideaway Experience which made us so happy to hear you had a great break. Glad that we also lived to your expectations, we are trying to give a good service and don't always get it right but trying our best! Thanks again for taking time to post a review and look forward... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

Stayed from Fri night, our wedding night till Mon morning. I hadn't seen the cottages till I arrived Friday night but it wasn't till Sat morning that I truly seen the cottage and it scenery for its full glory. The photos don't do it justice, the scenery is beautiful, the cottage is so well designed and set out. Well equiped... More 

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

Thank you for writing a review about your honeymoon at The Honeymooners' Hideaway. We are delighted you had a great honeymoon. Also good that you enjoyed the tele from the living room, bedroom and most importantly the bath! Hope you will come back and stay again anytime. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

My wife and I spent 4 nights at The Hideaway Experience and we both agree that the peace, quiet and tranquility offered to us was exactly what we needed at the time. Over the years we have travelled to many parts of the world, but without a doubt this experience tops them all. If you have never sat outside in... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

Stayed one night at the Honeymooners Hideaway and was blown away by the standard of the luxury accomodation, the setting and how it catered for your every need. It was the perfect place to relax, you feel as though you are totally alone, with nothing but beautiful countryside in around you and amazing views across the hills in front. The... More 

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Edinburgh
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

Just back from 3 days away at the Lover's Hideaway and feel like it has done me and my husband the world of good - better than 2 weeks away on a package holiday to be honest. We live about 90 mins drive away so was a very easy drive there and was totally worth it. The hideaway is just... More 

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Ellon, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

We stayed at the Lovers' Hideaway for three nights in September. From the moment we arrived we were impressed by the attention to detail and the quality of the accommodation. There was everything that we needed and some more, from the fantastic spa room to the well equipped kitchen, wood burning fire and everything you would need to make a... More 

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

We were looking to escape for a one night away from it all and when we stumbled on this gem on google and it ticked all our boxes for peace, tranquility, self catering, fresh air and a hot tub. Well the Hideaway Experience does not fail on any account. We were booked into old romantics for night as maybe we... More 

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

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your 24 hours in the Honeymooners Hideaway and we are glad it exceeded your expectations. We will take on board your comments about the amazing views from the Hideaways and will put more images of these on the website. We hope you feel the better... More 

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Address: Balkello Farm | Auchterhouse, Dundee, Dundee DD3 0RA, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 3
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