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Callater Lodge Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   9 Glenshee Road, Braemar AB35 5YQ, Scotland
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Callater Lodge Guest House
Ranked #2 of 11 Braemar B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay here for a week for a walking holiday, encouraged by the positive reviews, and they are all true! Liz and Andy were perfect hosts, warm and friendly, the room was generously proportioned, very clean and comfortable; breakfasts were delicious and there are numerous local walks. Andy was happy to suggest a few that didn't appear in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed at Callater Lodge for 4 nights and couldn't have been happier. Andy kindly stayed up late to let us in after our late flight and got us settled quickly in a lovely room with plenty of space for all our kit and a bath I knew I was going to appreciate after skiing. The food was great. Plenty... More

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Wombwell, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I stayed at the Callater Lodge Guest House with my boyfriend for three nights. It was exceptional value for money and we will be returning very soon. The location was fabulous being just 5-10 minutes from the biggest ski resort in the UK. Perfect for us. We were given a fabulously friendly welcome by Liz and Andy who were perfect... More

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Upon arrival, Liz & Andy (Andy’s hair is pretty awesome) welcomed us with a great big smile. Not only did they provide a clean, comfortable, cozy room, they also helped us avoid eating at a terrible restaurant. The restaurant they recommended also happened to be their choice of place to dine that evening. After a few drinks, we stumbled across... More

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Leeds
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Superb B&B, with a friendly welcome, comfortable room and good breakfast. House was warm and had an excellent drying room which is essential for damp-snowsports in Scotland :) We only stayed for two nights (would have been three, taking advantage of the 3 for 2 midweek offer, but the weather caught us out) and I would happily have stayed longer.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My girlfriend and I visited for a weekend away from Edinburgh. Andy & Liz were great hosts (and very helpful with advising us on walks in the area!), the room was warm and extremely comfortable and there was a good selection of breakfasts available. Would definitely recommend this to anyone, great value for money and in a gorgeous setting.

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lake district uk
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This was a single bed night only, but reading other comments and seeing the actuality it is all true. The rooms are immaculately clean, the welcome warm and the service excellent from Andy and Liz. The location beside the main road is simple to find, the village is within yards, the facilities, including a drying room, spacious and beautifully decorated... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

That's what's written at the reception, and Andy & Liz make it true! Me and my wife spent just one night, but we were really sorry to leave! Thank you for your kindness and hospitality! We hope to come back soon and visit your home again! Roberto & Valentina from Milan, Italy

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

One night in Braemar on a spur-of-the-moment trip, and we were fortunate (with some help from Tripadvisor!) to find this lovely B&B. We've stayed in Braemar before, but have either been disappointed, or found that previously good accommodation has changed hands and gone downhill. At Callater Lodge, the welcome from Andy and Liz was friendly and helpful. The room was... More

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London
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Beautiful old Scottish house, just slightly on the edge of the village, so a little quieter. Very comfortable bed and lovely owners (Seem's all b&b's are owned by expat Londoners escaping the big horrible City life!), Braemer is in a stunning corner of the Cairngorms...

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Additional Information about Callater Lodge Guest House

Also Known As:
Callater Lodge Guest House Braemar, Scotland
Address: 9 Glenshee Road, Braemar AB35 5YQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Braemar
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Braemar
Hotel Class:4 star — Callater Lodge Guest House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Victorian Villa built in 1861 of local granite stone, Callater Lodge stands in spacious and attractive grounds.A family run licensed Guest House we pride ourselves on our guests warmth and comfort. In the winter months the Guest house is heated throughout, 24 hours a day, so a warm welcome is always guaranteed.Callater Lodge is a quality Guest house and is the only establishment in Braemar to be awarded 4 stars by the Scottish Tourist Board and 4 stars by the Automobile Association.The pretty village of Braemar, some 8 miles from Balmoral Castle is the gateway to Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms, surrounded by fine hills Braemar is an ideal base for walking, climbing, skiing, golf, cycling, fishing and other outdoor activities.Callater Lodge Guest House provides easy access to some of Scotland's wildest areas and is located within the Cairngorm National Park.For the tourist, in addition to famous beauty spots such as the Linn of Dee, there are nearby the Whisky Trail, Castle Trail and Victorian Heritage Trail and Nature Reserves.Each year on the first Saturday in September the village is home to the world famous Braemar Gathering and Highland Games. Since Queen Victoria in 1848 these colourful and exciting games have been regularly attended by members of the Royal Family. ... more   less 

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