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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stayed overnight a couple of weeks ago. We wish we had booked for longer. The welcome, attention to detail, quality of dining & value for money all outstanding. Definitely a hotel earmarked for a return visit

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wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments on this site. We appreciate all you have written. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Yes, we have reviewed this hotel before but if there is a better small hotel in Scotland then we haven't found it (and we have tried a lot!) so why not shout about it. A superb room with so much attention to detail that some top hotels in London and Edinburgh could learn a lot from it. Great food, a... More 

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wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Many thanks indeed for your kind comments on this site. We appreciate all you say. More 

Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We stayed at Culdearn House for 2 nights over the Easter weekend 2013. I had a specific idea of the type of hotel I wanted to stay in and stipulated it must be luxurious and have an open fire in the lounge area as I felt in serious need of some rest and relaxation! I also wanted somewhere we could... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I took my family to Aviemore for half term week, and stayed somewhere local for a few days. Culdearn House is on the Michelin Guide, which I tend to use as its 100% reliable. The owner accommodated us even though the hotel mainly cater for hotel guests. My family were the only diners, which I guess for some could be... More 

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wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you for your write up on this site. We are very pleased that you were happy with your meal with us. More 

CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We had previously stayed at a B&B in Inverness that had been rated "superb " on Booking.com. Someone had obviously hit the Whiskey Trail because it was so bad we spent one night, paid for three and left. Through luck we found the Culdearn House, and it literally saved our vacation . First off, everything is immaculate, no detail missed.... More 

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wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review about your stay. We appreciate it very much. More 

North East Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012 via mobile

This was our third visit to Culdearn House - each time in a house-party of ten, given exclusive use of the hotel. Why do we keep going back? Well that's quite simple - it meets our requirements exactly. We do not like the odours left by wet dogs and people who smoke, we do like comfortable and clean rooms, we... More 

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wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your positive right up on this site. We appreciate all you say. More 

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

The food was great and the room clean and comfortable (if a little flowery for our taste) but the welcome was very, very unfriendly. From start to finish we felt uncomfortable and unwanted. We will never be back.

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wildwullie, Owner at Culdearn House, responded to this review

We are pleased to note that, in common with the many positive reviews which others have posted, this reviewer thought the food lovely and the rooms fine. As for the welcome, we have several house rules which are displayed on our web site i.e. we are smoke free and pet free (except for Guide Dogs) etc.etc. which, when pointed out... More 

fernhurst
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

We stayed at Culdearn for two nights and received the warmest welcome . The food was excellent, the rooms beautiful and we had a very restful and relaxing time. We have no hesitation in recommending this hotel to someone.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

We were a golfing party. The rooms were very clean and well decorated, with great attention to detail.The beds extremely comfortable and our wet golfing stuff was all taken away to be dried very efficiently. The food was lovely, 4 courses but not too heavy and beautifully cooked. There was a lovely sitting room with an open fire. The only... More 

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Crawford, lanarkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

We stayed here in April for 2 nights. After travelling for years throughout UK this was the best. Only do you occasionally find somewhere that everything was memorable - quality, comfort, service & food. Well this was it in a nutshell. Can't grade this highly enough - do not miss the amazing steak.

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Thank RobbieGraham
wildwullie, Owner at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Many thanks indeed for writing this very positive review. We are very grateful to you and hope that you will return to us and Speyside sometime in the future. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beatiful Victoria Country House built in 1860 which has retained many of its original features. It is now a small hotel offering fine food, excellent malts and wines and is ideally based within the heart of Speyside on the whisky and castle trails. Salmon and sea trout fishing on the nearby River Spey, 5 beautiful golf courses, steam train, funicular railway to the top of Cairngorm Mountain are all within easy short distance from the house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Culdearn House

Address: Culdearn House Woodlands Terrace, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Grantown-on-Spey
Price Range: $193 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Culdearn House Hotel Grantown-On-Spey
Culdearn Hotel Grantown On Spey
Culdearn House Grantown-On-Spey, Scotland
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