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Banchory Lodge

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Dee Street, Banchory AB31 5HS, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Juneau, Alaska
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50 reviews 50 reviews
6 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, beautiful grounds (and location along the river), spacious rooms and a talented chef make this an idyllic spot to spend a day or two. The trails along the River Dee are good for running, walking, birding or just watching the fishermen spey casting while the fish are rising. The breakfasts are generous with a variety of choices; local... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear George R Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review, delighted to read that you enjoyed the setting, food and service whilst with us. Hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future Many thanks Amanda More 

crazytreamtravel
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel a number of years ago, but was surprised when I returend that it had been largerly referbished. In particular the new bar area and outside seating is great. The best part abou tthe hotel is its location along the river. Just wonderful The service was friendly and good, staff really made an extra effort. Prices... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear crazyteamtravel Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review, delighted to read you enjoyed your visit. The setting is something that we never take for granted and it is great for guests to be able to enjoy this. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future Many thanks Amanda More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

what a difference to our last visit, maybe a new chef but the food and new menu were superb and along with the refurbished interiors it was a real dining experience. Can't wait to return and try out their new outdoor pizza oven

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Shuggie14 Thank you for your recent review, it's great to read such fantastic feedback about the new décor and the food and service at the hotel. Look forward to welcoming you back soon Many thanks Amanda More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I last stayed here 20 years ago, and the hotel is transformed. A wonderful setting on the banks of the River Dee. Quiet, yet close to the amenities of Banchory. Had 3 nights there. The staff were excellent, attentive and professional. Food was really very good indeed, both at dinner, and a full range of breakfast options. Service exemplary. Though... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear drphilgood Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review and for choosing to return to the hotel. It is fantastic to read that you enjoyed your visit so much, our rooms are all quite individual and we are happy to talk through the different rooms when you are looking to book again in the future. Thank... More 

Aberdeen
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I dropped in one Friday evening without a reservation looking for a bar meal. We were impressed by how accommodating the staff were. Although the bar area was very busy and clearly every table booked we were ushered into a private area in the dining room where we offered the same menu as was available in the... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear karenedith Thank you for your recent review, delighted to read that we were able to accommodate you on your visit and that you enjoyed the food, service and ambience at the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back, hopefully on a sunny day so you can make use of the terrace. Thank you again Amanda More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

....we have heard good reviews about the food at this hotel and decided today to go and try it for ourselves. We were not disappointed, the food was very very good. The staff were attentive, giving us a warm welcome. Love. the new decor too. We will be back and soon.

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 123Timeout Thank you for your recent review, delighted to read how much you enjoyed the food and warm welcome at the hotel. Hope to see back soon Many thanks Amanda More 

Scotland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed two consecutive evenings dining last week at Banchory Lodge Hotel. In the past, under previous owners this could be a bit hit or miss. Under the new ownership the hotel has come on leaps and bounds. The quality of service was really great and not too intrusive. I enjoyed two three course dinners over the weekend and i couldn't... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ken R Thank you for taking the time to write your review following your visits. It is always a pleasure to welcome you back to the hotel and great to read that you enjoyed your visits so much. Look forward to seeing again soon Amanda More 

Baku, Baki, Azerbaijan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting this restaurant for years and were not convinced that the food would improve under new management. The refurbishment is not to my taste, as we were used to the old 'country-life' decor but now we have experienced the food I am looking at it more favourably. Having been twice in the past fortnight, I am very... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jane M Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. Delighted that you have enjoyed the food on your visits and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. Many thanks Amanda More 

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, just a short overnight stay for us this visit but just as enjoyable. The hotel stands in a beautiful setting on the banks of the River Dee. The staff are very welcoming and friendly, each and every member of staff impeccably trained. Dinner on the Saturday was superb especially the lemon sole. The breakfast was excellent and freshly cooked.Room... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KarenMcK63 Thank you for your recent review, delighted that you enjoyed your sty with us. Our staff are a real asset to us and it is great to read such positive feedback from guests. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future Kind regards Amanda More 

London
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to the Banchory Lodge Hotel since new ownership for a meal. It was fantastic,would recommend it. The place has been refurbished to a very high standard. Service was good and the food to a very high standard,will be back.

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear roryd973 Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review, delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and service. Look forward to welcoming you back Many thanks Amanda More 

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