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Douneside House

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Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4UL, Scotland
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Douneside House
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our third, but by no means our last visit. Douneside House offers the traditional atmosphere, ambience and comfort of a country house/officers’ mess. The staff are friendly, considerate and discrete, The cuisine is excellent. The facilities and amenities, both indoor and outdoor, are first class. The location is ideal for Aberdeen, Balmoral, the Highlands and the Moray Firth area. The... More

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Upper Wharfedale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Douneside and it will not be our last. It is a fabulous place to recharge your batteries. The staff are efficient and friendly and the location is second to none. Home cooked food, comfortable accommodation, great facilities and good company - what more can you ask for. It would be a great place for... More

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Sandy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always, Douneside is unsurpassable for its location, food, relaxation and amenities. A delightful place to stay for families with children of all ages, young couples needing to get away from it all, or seniors who simply want to enjoy time in beautiful surroundings. At Douneside you can do as much, or as little as you want: walking, cycling, fishing,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been visiting Douneside with family and friends for over 20 years and we never tire of it. This last visit with friends over a weekend in August was as good and enjoyable as ever. House, staff, dining, attention to detail, comfort and ambience all superb, and well up to the usual high standards we have... More

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guildford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 5th or 6th Visit to Dounside. As usual the standard of housekeeping and cleanleness was outstanding. The Gardens and grounds even better. Fantastic and Estate staff need to be congratulated. Surprised to see no runner beans growing! Perhaps due to end of season or knowing house closing soon for renovation something was missing. There was no greeting... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful five day stay at Douneside a couple of weeks ago. The House manages to combine the best of a gathering of friends at a country house with the food and standard of service expected of a civilised hotel - without paying anything near hotel prices. The staff were charming, the setting unrivalled and... More

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Tarland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After coming up here for over 20 happy years with our family we thought it was the best place to celebrate my husbands 60th with friends. We were not wrong ! The staff at Douneside helped plan and pull off the most magical of evenings......pipers , reeling , beautiful flowers and table settings and most importantly a superb meal serving... More

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Selborne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week at Douneside, 3 dogs, two small boys, two exhausted parents and four grandparents. Wow! What an amazing place. The staff were so kind and helpful and relaxed about the children and dogs... and Grandparents too for that matter! The food was delicious and plentiful, almost too plentiful for those like myself that can never say no...... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a retired RAF officer, Douneside House provides for my wife and I a return to the relaxed atmosphere of an officers mess. Douneside House is located in an idyllic setting and provides a multitude of facilities. Each day starts with a great breakfast produced by friendly staff who are the backbone. There are many, many places of interest within... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was our first visit to Douneside although I had been aware of the venue for many years. Following a family wedding over the previous week end a little further south, this was an excellent opportunity to relax and celebrate a wedding anniversary. The hotel lived up to expectations and had the air of a comfortable, genteel officers mess with... More

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Additional Information about Douneside House

Address: Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4UL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Douneside House Aboyne, Scotland

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