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Cardhu Country House

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Knockando, Aberlour AB38 7RY, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Owners were very welcoming and happy to help, provide useful advice about the area and suggest places to visit in Speyside. Bedrooms were lovely and the views of surrounding countryside were beautiful. Breakfast was delicious. We will be returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Highly recommend the place. Very comfortable. The owners are very friendly. Val cooks great. I would especially recommend the delicious and big breakfasts. Dave is a really great host. Always ready to help. He joined us for some whiskies and gave us a lot of hints about the distilleries and the neighborhood. The common room with a fireplace downstairs is... More 

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London
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great weekend touring the many distilleries in the local area, it was equally matched by our wonderful stay at the Cardhu Country House. Val and Dave were the perfect hosts and would not hestitate in recommending to anyone.

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Dave S, Owner at Cardhu Country House, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely small hotel with wonderful large and very clean rooms, some have marvelous views. Although primarily B and B you can also very easily book for evening meals which are very good. The hosts Dave and Val will do whatever they can to fulfill you wishes. You could not wish for a nicer premises to base yourself at for tours... More 

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Dave S, Owner at Cardhu Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued feedback. It was a pleasure to share our home with you and we hope to see you back here again in the not too distant future. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great gem ... nestled in the hills of the whisky trail a wonderful reprieve from the hordes of tourists in the town centres. We stayed 2 nights, had amazing breakfasts, and just when we were feeling sick of restaurant food they offered to cook us dinner! So nice to feel like at home while on a vacation thousands... More 

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Dave S, Owner at Cardhu Country House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you both and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in your "home from home"! More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First stop on vacation from USA to UK. We traveled to Cardhu Country House from Edinburgh Airport (arrived 7:50 am, went through customs, picked up car and finally left airport approximately 9:00 am) and arrived approximately 1:00 pm. Dropped off kids and JUST made it to a 2:00 distillary tour. Reserved two rooms for kids and ourselves which were beautiful.... More 

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Dave S, Owner at Cardhu Country House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and satisfying to know that we got your first visit to Scotland off to a great start! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Now under new ownership, we returned for a second visit and were pleased to find the same friendly welcome as last year's. A convenient spot to tour Speyside from. Wonderful kippers for breakfast and comfortable well appointed rooms. Certainly worth a visit.

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Dave S, Owner at Cardhu Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued feed back, we are pleased that we lived up to your high expectations. Hope to see you again when you return to Speyside. More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This house is a bit away from Aberlour but it is worth the journey. We enjoyed to stay here especially because of the owners who were very friendly. We felt warmly welcomed (thanks for the cookies which were wonderful!).

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Thank you for your kind comments, it is satisfying to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Brighton, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Highly recommend getting the dinner there. It was excellent. Host Dave was extremely warm and friendly and chatted with us by the fire. The house was very nice and offered easy access to a great country hike as well as walkable to the Cardhu distillery.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Traditional old stone house, tastefully restored in peaceful location. Rooms were very clean & comfortable. Dave & Val were very welcoming friendly hosts and the food was excellent. Would recommend to anyone.

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Thank you for your kind comments, and the strawberry sparkling wine, yummy! More 

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