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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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  • Location
    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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guildford
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Maidenhead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finally made it to Douneside and it was well worth the effort. We were blessed with exceptional weather, but even with this aside the estate is a wonderful place to spend time. There is plenty to do and you won't want for anything. The food is very good indeed and the house is beautiful. A special mention must go... More

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Ilkley
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was our third visit to Douneside. All the family, including two at university, were very keen to join the party. We are 14 in total plus border terrier - grandparents, two sons, one daughter plus wives/husband and six grandchildren aged from 21 down to 10. The stay was 4 nights. As on our previous visits, the rooms were very... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The journey from Wiltshire was comfortably accomplished and Douneside certainly lived up to its excellent reputation. My afternoon visit to Ballater and Braemar was very well arranged by Paul. The garden and the walks around the estate charming,spotted deer nearby. Altogether a most delightful relaxing experience for a 95 year old. Bryan Butchard

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Buderim, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

as an ex RAF member, my husband had never heard of Douneside until last year when a former colleague told us about the place. What a beautiful surprise when we drove up from Henley and entered the grounds. This is such a well kept secret with everything being available and we did so enjoy the home, gardens, surrounding areas, the... More

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

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