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Golden, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2016

We've been hiking inn to inn, and this is our last stop. And I am so happy! This inn is owned by a Frenchman, and the rooms are outfitted with furnishings from his grandparents' home in France. Ooh La La! Our room, Thistle, is a little small, but very nice and with a an ensuite with a super shower. But... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2016

On an overnight business trip so was looking for a no frills hotel. The County was recommended as good for food and it did not disappoint. I chose the 3 course bistro menu (£15) and could only manage 2 courses. The Cullen skink was fantastic. The steak pie excellent also. portion are very generous and I probably should not have... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed September 18, 2015

The food here is superb. The boards outside are a bit baffling - they give no idea of what to expect but once inside the atmosphere is pleasant in a lovely old building. The chef is the owner. He came to talk to us as were unsure about the difference between the bistro and the restaurant and he was very... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Hidden away in Banff is this surprising hotel. Small, and a period piece. Run by Eric, who is a Frenchman from Montpellier and his wife Vida (an airlines stewardess), it's friendly, comfortable and has some seriously good cooking. Eric loves to talk about food, and if you stay for more than a day, he will discuss options on his menu.... More 

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Stalybridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2015

I stayed here with family whilst visiting family that live in Banff and Macduff. The hotel was very clean and quiet which is just how I like it. The room I stayed in was the Salmon room which has beautiful views of the bay. We had a meal at the evening which was very nice as was the breakfast the... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2015

I stayed here for one night and was very impressed. The host (Eric) was very friendly and a very personable character and the hotel was very interesting. It had bags of character and the food was excellent as well. After a long road trip, the Cullen Skink soup made by Eric was the best I've had in ages.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2015

I thought the rooms were overpriced for the type of accomodation. Tired and old fashioned in its interior. Bed was too soft for my personal choice. Good powerful shower, great breakfast. Jolly, friendly host. Was clean, but in need of an update or a lower price to suit.

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London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2015

Charming period property hotel with delightful hosts and staff. Very quirky decor. Lovely views from adequate room, but sadly bed not comfortable. Ideally situated in the high street with parking to the rear. Lovely food. Can recommend, but check bedfirst!

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58 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights through Work and it was a pleasant stay not the best I've stayed in but by far not the worst... room was clean and tidy and warm when heating on although not double glazed so will be cold in winter.... food at night was excellent especially the mushroom soup and steak pie I had and... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a wedding in Banff and the Banff Springs was full so booked into county, it's very tired looking but bed was comfy. The hotel was very noisy at 7am with lots of banging doors, there was no breakfast menu just what would you like, my husband wanted bacon sausage and hash brown or fried bread but got 1... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The County Hotel

Address: Banff AB45 1AE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Banff
Number of rooms: 2
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“The Salmon room beautiful views”
 of 5 bubbles bevrobm, Aug 3, 2015 | Read review
“Go to banff springs”
 of 5 bubbles 705nicolam, Aug 5, 2014 | Read review
“Advice a room at the backside of the hotel to get the lovely view”
 of 5 bubbles CatherineV946, Aug 21, 2013 | Read review
“If you have any preferences or allergies, just ask. I really was amazed at the response. We didn't eat in the Bistro (sadly) that's a bit cheaper but worth a try if the restaurant is anything to go by.”
 of 5 bubbles NBSue, Jul 28, 2013 | Read review
“Pay a little extra to get an en suite room and a bigger room”
 of 5 bubbles LindaB982, Jul 22, 2013 | Read review
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