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Douglas Arms Hotel

22 High Street, Banchory AB31 5SR, Scotland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I booked a table for dinner here for our Xmas night out. Within about 5 minutes of our arrival we were told that we were being too noisy - apparently laughter is off the menu at The Douglas Hotel. This was the last Saturday before Xmas, however a party atmosphere is clearly not expected or allowed in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Ordered our two meals, a family of four then ordered their meals. eventually waitress comes in with two meals, just the ones we had ordered, asks who had ordered them, the parents of the family said yes, they were given the meals. Their children then had to wait. they were given an apology, we did not. When the same person... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Room was clean but spent 20 minutes running tap for hot water - gave up - tried the shower (electric) still no joy............ Not good but certainly woke me up before bed. Food is overpriced & £2.20 for a bottle of Coke. However staff are friendly although no one on duty for 7.15 check out & no key drop.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Out with friends for a lovely meal elsewhere, thank goodness! Arrived for a cocktail to end the evening and we weren't allowed to spend any money!! Never again will I recommend the place. No ambiance to speak of either.

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4 Thank babycatcher1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Quite simply perfect: comfortable room, cozy pub/restaurant, good hearty food, good beer, super friendly staff... I was in the area for a demanding trail run, and I was really happy to be able to experience such comfort, all in one place. I'll be back!

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Banchory, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Really great food , menu has lots of choice and even states which dishes are GF which is important for me , Staff friendly and help . Really Worth a visit when in Banchory. Only visted the restaurant as we are locals. Not sure what the rooms are like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

food was very goos indeed and service first class with excellent value for money. Drinks were reasonable price and wine was excellent. I will definitely be back for a meal again soon. The new management team have worked very hard and their efforts have paid off.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stayed here while attending a family wedding close by. On arrival the staff were very friendly however the accommodation is a disaster we unfortunately had to endure no heating or hot water for 2 days/nights and on check-out were offered no discount for the experience. The rooms are dated the beds uncomfortable, ill-fitting bed linen and the towels damp.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I visit the Douglas every couple of years. My last visit I thought I had walked into the wrong building. It has been totally transformed from the former reasonably old style hotel / bar to what I can only describe as town centre trendy bar / dinner. It looks fantastic. It is light, airy, user friendly and just fab !... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My friend and I stayed here for one night. Room was comfortable ,Bathroom tidy and clean. Room could have done with good dust. But breakfast was excellent ,lots to choose from, service okey,we didn't have to wait and waitress very pleasant and helpful. Would stay here again.

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