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Douneside House

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to the beautiful Douneside House. We loved it so much the first time that I was actually a little nervous that it wouldn't live up to our memories, but thankfully our stay was even better than the first one! We...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank swampbex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a guest at Douneside House, on and off, since 1985. Seen many changes of facilities and Managers. I loved it 33 years ago and I love it still. If you want history, magnificent scenery, friendly but discreet Scottish Hospitality and now the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank avrillewis425
Response from douneside, Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful review, thank you so much! It's always lovely to receive a review from guests who have seen all the changes over the years. It is so important to us that, throughout these changes, we always retain the 'heart' of Douneside and, in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Douneside with my husband and two sons (13 and 17) from 23rd December to the 27th. I spent some time looking for what I hoped would be the perfect Christmas holiday in Great Britain having spent an idyllic Christmas in Vermont last...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank MrsSmith1234
Response from douneside, Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much, it was a pleasure to you all to stay with us and I'm delighted that your Christmas with us was a memorable one, it's our favourite time of the year, And thank you also for the very useful feedback, the library...More

Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

We travelled to Douneside House for a festive Sunday lunch and were greeted by Tom and his lovely staff. The food and service was superb and we thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon. Tom really looked after us, making it really special. The hotel looked lovely and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from douneside, Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your festive Sunday lunch. Tom and his team are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. We're getting really excited about the redesign of the restaurant in January, and we are really looking...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018

Stayed for 2 nights in November. Hotel is very nice, both rooms and public areas. We did have an issue with our room (room 2) which was too near the restaurant chimney fans which were noisy and disturbing. There were unfortunately no same sized rooms...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank J0Gil
Response from douneside, Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful five star review, despite the issues with your room - we very much appreciate it. Please do come and visit us again in Spring where we promise the gardens will be in their full splendour! Word of mouth...More

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About
Description
AA Hotel of the Year (Scotland) 2017/18. 3 AA Rosette dining by Head Chef David Butters. Douneside House is owned and managed by The MacRobert Trust, a Scottish, grant making charity. All profits are donated to More charitable causes. Douneside House is a truly special place in heart of The MacRobert Estate. Here you can expect a warm welcome, fine dining and luxurious comfort in this most hospitable and unique country house on Royal Deeside. Set in seventeen acres of landscaped gardens, Douneside House makes the perfect base to take part in traditional sporting activities such as fishing and stalking, hill walking and ski-ing. The Douneside Health Club is fully equipped with gym, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. Outside we have an all-weather tennis court and croquet, badminton and putting on our splendid 2 acre lawn. Our restaurant offers a range of award winning menus including lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and our signature tasting menu. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Tennis Court
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
28
Price range
$143 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Douneside House Aboyne, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
28
Price range
$143 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Douneside House Aboyne, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
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Traveler (176)
Dining (13)
Room & Suite (13)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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Questions & Answers
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Tippytoes86
July 27, 2018|
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Response from MarcelAWassen | Property representative |
Yes! All guests have access to the pool, spa pool, sauna, jacuzzi, 18 station gymnasium and the tennis court.
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emmaf420
August 13, 2017|
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Response from MarcelAWassen | Property representative |
Yes you can! Please visit our website for the menu. We always recommend that you book in advance.
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CaroleLed
February 2, 2017|
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Response from douneside | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry. Dogs are most welcome in our apartments and cottages but they aren't allowed in the main hotel building or bedrooms. There is a vast network of footpaths and trails from our doorstep - perfect... More
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"Some rooms are small. All beautifully furnished. The cottages are great for families with pets."
avrillewis425
3 weeks ago
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"I think the room for kitchen noise was room 2 and I would recommend to avoid it. Fans go off at 10pm but..."
J0Gil
Dec 13, 2018
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"View of the Grampians"
brianmI990JG
Oct 4, 2018
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"For families, some cottages have multiple bedrooms and kitchenettes."
herotidus
Aug 21, 2018
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