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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well it's 1030pm and have been awake for 17 hours and not going to get much sleep. The hotel room is in good condition for a 2 star property. Unfortunately the music from the bar is very loud and can be heard in the rooms. Would suggest they regrade the unit from hotel to Inn with rooms. Didn't eat in... More 

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Thank James S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the hotel on business. From a distance it looks ok but the closer you get the more disappointing it looks and when you make the final approach that disappointment turns to trepidation. The room was actually ok. Clean, tidy, good bed, good pillows and all of that allowed a good sleep. Didn't manage to get dinner there but I... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a meal here while we holidayed in the area. The food was excellent and the steak in particular got high praise. The staff were friendly and the view from the window was spectacular. Would definitely recommend

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Thank Joan P
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Just moved into area and decided to try Knowes Hotel as saw in local paper it was serving food. I have to say the meal was the best we'd had in a long while. Good choice on the menu though my only gripe would be not as much choice for a vegetarian. I had the creamy mushroom starter followed by... More 

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1 Thank Pippin1010
Scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Our room was pleasant and comfortable with a nice view out towards the sea. The breakfast had a very limited choice for vegetarians, just egg, beans and toast. We were surprised to come back just after nine and find that the bar was closed for the night. Staff were friendly enough.

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Thank Fyrish
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We attended in the hopes of having Mac and cheese which I have had here previously and really enjoyed but unfortunately it wasn't on the menu but upon telling the waiter this he offered to ask the kitchen and they made it specially. It was awesome. A really nice meal. Pretty view too.

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Thank Clare B
Macduff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Well we were actually also in for a meal at the Knowes on the Saturday he woman below has mentioned the the food was perfect spot on that alone deserves 5 stars steak cooked perfectly and OMG the whisky sauce I could eat that on its own, but I think people need to understand not every night can go smoothly... More 

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Aberdeen
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Our meal was lovely. We can't fault the food at all. There was also a function on the same night. The carry on started after we decided to go back through to the bar for a drink. At around 10 pm they ran out of lemonade. My father then asked for a lager on tap. He was told that his... More 

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Macduff
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Having visited the knowes hotel previously and very satisfied we decided to have our saturday night meal there. We were extremly disappointed with the food (not the waiting staff i must say they were excellant and under a lot of pressure it wasnt their fault the meal was hardly edible ! ). We ordered starters which took 45 minutes to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Went to the new steak night last night. Really loved the meal, cooked to perfection. A 9oz sirloin with the trimmings £9.95 bargain I say. Found out they have a new chef, so I have booked to return on Sunday for the carvery. Can't wait mouth watering already.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Knowes Hotel

Address: 78 Market Street, Macduff AB44 1LL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Macduff
Price Range: $60 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Knowes Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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