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Craigellachie Guest House

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Main Street, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AS, Scotland
Craigellachie Guest House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Garbsen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I found my room at the Craigellachie Guest House through the tourist information in Dunkled and on a very short notice, too. I had a very warm welcome on my arrival by James and Mary and I had the best breakfast here on my tour through Scotland (I'm from Germany). The place is very well looked after and so I... More 

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Callander, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights whilst on a golfing outing, excellent hosts, we were made to feel very welcome, the rooms were very comfortable although small, and the breakfast great. We will use this guest house next year whilst playing on the 'Senior Circuit'. Thank you to James and Maria for being such good hosts. Peter Stallard.

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MariaTS22, Owner at Craigellachie Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for this review; we really appreciate the time you took to write it. We were delighted to have you and your 'team' as guests and we thoroughly enjoyed chatting with you; it was a pity the weather was not as kind as it should have been! We would be thrilled to have you back next year and with... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at Craigellachie Guest House and I only wish we could have stayed longer! Maria & James are exceptional hosts and made us feel right at home while visiting the Highlands for the first time. I eat a vegan diet and thoroughly enjoyed my breakfast. Our room was cute, cozy, and quiet and had a nice private... More 

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MariaTS22, Owner at Craigellachie Guest House, responded to this review

Hello!!!!!! We had such a wonderful time meeting and talking with you; thank you for this wonderful review. We agree, you do need more time to take full advantage of all the sights and experiences The Highlands have to offer, but you did quite a lot in the short time you were here. It would be wonderful if you could... More 

Wetherby, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a lovely stay here whilst bird watching in the Highlands. The room was comfortable, the breakfast excellent and the hosts very welcoming. James explained the importance of his spurtle and how it helped him compete in the International Porridge competition. If you ask him nicely he might show it to you! Lovely setting, nice people - what more... More 

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MariaTS22, Owner at Craigellachie Guest House, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at our guesthouse. We had a great time talking with you both and sharing information. We look forward to the next time you come here. We'll keep you informed of James' entry in the Golden Spurtle. Take care, James and Maria More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My wife and I spent one night here in May 2015. The room was relatively small but it was clean and quiet and our hosts were amazing! They went out of their way to accommodate us and arrange a late breakfast as my wife really needs her sleep to help with a medical condition. They even helped us open our... More 

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MariaTS22, Owner at Craigellachie Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review; we appreciate it very much. We were more than happy to help you and your wife, to make your stay a happy and comfortable one. We are delighted that you enjoyed your trip. The front bedrooms are larger; however, they are family rooms, designed for three persons. We hope your journey home... More 

Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Lovely, friendly B &B with a delicious Scottish breakfast and great location. The bridge in the village is really pretty and worth going to see, and we had a nice dinner next door at the friendly Cairn Hotel.

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MariaTS22, Owner at Craigellachie Guest House, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for the great review; we appreciate it very much. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you both and we were delighted that you discovered how wonderful this area is; there is so much to see and do. We hope that you return to further explore this beautiful country again. Take care Yours truly, James and Maria More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for a night, along with my brother and sister in law. The guesthouse was comfy, clean and good size en-suite rooms. Welcoming atmosphere in the house and a decent local pub almost next door. The owners were really friendly and chatty, and the breakfast was yummy. Couldn't fault a thing, well worth a stopover.

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MariaTS22, Owner at Craigellachie Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Lizzie, Thank you so very much for your lovely review; we really appreciate the time you took to write it. Feedback is always useful to help us ensure that our guests have a wonderful time here. You were all great guests and we enjoyed talking with you. We hope you return soon to explore the area a lot more.... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

James and Maria have made this guest house a real home from home. I am sharing a twin room with a friend for two nights in a lovely room with a full private bathroom with toiletries, fluffy towels and robes, and tea/coffee facilities included in the very reasonable price. We were given a very warm welcome and made to feel... More 

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MariaTS22, Owner at Craigellachie Guest House, responded to this review

To our new friend and intrepid traveller! Thank you so much for your review, we are thrilled that the both of you enjoyed your stay with us and the breakfasts were all that you had hoped for; you were delightful guests. You certainly took advantage of exploring the area as much as possible while you were here; you had a... More 

Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My four-night stay at Craigellache simply could not have been better. The guest house itself is extremely cosy and welcoming and it's well presented without any of that ineffably naff "tweeness" or pretence that seems to infect a lot of B&Bs. My room was perfect with all the facilities present and working as they should and I had four wonderfully... More 

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MariaTS22, Owner at Craigellachie Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Chris, Thank you so much for this wonderful review; we appreciate the time you took to comment on your experience here and highlighting the aspects that you particularly enjoyed. We are delighted that your stay was everything you had hoped for; it was our pleasure to have you stay. If you are ever in this area again you know... More 

Little Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

From the moment we arrived at Craigellachie Guest House on 5 - 6 April 2015, we were made to feel at home. James and Maria were the perfect hosts. We would advise anyone that is looking for a traditional Scottish welcome, with a warm and cosy atmosphere worthy of the highlands - they should book this perfect guest house. Our... More 

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MariaTS22, Owner at Craigellachie Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for this wonderful review; we really appreciate it, but more than that, we are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time staying with us for a few days. There is no question that you discovered just how much there is to do in this beautiful part of Scotland; a great reason to return! James... More 

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