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Fraoch Lodge

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Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BN , Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect highland location for small groups or large. The lodge fit all fifteen of us (on a school class trip) quite comfortably, with two or three to a room, and enough bathrooms for all of us. The lodge included a guest kitchen (where we put together lunches with the delicious, fresh ingredients provided by our hosts), a living room/lounge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our brief stay at Fraoch Lodge with Rebekah and her family. We didn't realize that we had stumbled upon a wilderness guide in our host, as well as the comfortable accommodation suitable for both individuals as well as families. I think of this as a gem in our travels throughout Scotland and highly recommend it.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I stayed 2 nights on a birding trip to Loch Garten. Rebecca and Andy were so welcoming and helpful, the accommodation was simple and straightforward but just fine for me and excellent value. Rebecca cooked an evening meal which was quite delicious and much better than other options when I was there (though there is a good restaurant nearby which... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We stayed for two nights in a twin room en suite. The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. Breakfast was simple but good. Our hosts were very cordial, offering us tea upon arrival and a chat.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I stayed over the Easter holidays and loved it. The rooms are clean, warm and nicely decorated. The breakfast is great with fresh homemade bread and jam, cereals and porridge. Dinners are excellent personally cooked by Rebecca with local and fresh ingredients. You also get cake and tea when you come back from the daily walk! Andy is the prefect... More 

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Twickenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a fantastic Winter Skills weekend in the middle of March with Scot Mountain Holidays which we booked through Walk Highlands.. Andy was an excellent guide and instructor - and we had two brilliant days on the mountain learning how to self arrest, use crampons and and an ice axe, and how to build an emergency snow shelter. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I attended a mountain skills and snow holing course with Andy. The stay was great welcomed as part of the family. Andy's extensive experience of the mountains came through immediately, his knowledge and passion for the area including its flora and fauna a real bonus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at the Lodge on two occasions for several days at a time. On both occasions I felt very welcome and part of the family. The food on every occasion was fabulous cooked at home from the freshest ingredients. Yum, yum. The rooms are neat and tidy and very reasonable in price. Whilst staying at the lodge I... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is the second time we have stayed at Fraoch Lodge, I was recommended the Lodge by a friend and I have also recommended to friends. On both occasions we have enjoyed our stay. The accommodation is very clean, comfortable and the breakfast is a perfect start for a day of activities. We stayed here due to its location being... More 

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Peterborough
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I've just got back from a 5 day course "Introduction to winter skills", one of the many courses and tours run by Andy & Rebecca from their lodge. The comfortable accommodation and excellent food guaranteed an enjoyable end to each day. Andy & Rebecca really care about their clients, their business and the environment and just make you feel so... More 

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