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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel sits back from the main road through town so is nice and quiet. The room we had was big with a king size bed and a nice view over the gardens. The food was excellent and the staff very attentive and friendly.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked here because it was dog friendly and we were travelling with our dog for my birthday. Worth bearing in mind that the main hotel is off limits to dogs and only the rooms round at the courtyard are the designated dog friendly rooms. For each dog you pay an extra £10/night which brought our overall cost to just...

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Didcot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Columba House Hotel in located in the centre of Kingussie, just off the main High Street. A really friendly welcome greeted me and I was shown to the Ruthven room which has a bath - a real bonus when you've just come down off the mountains. The room was clean and the bed was really comfortable. There was a lovely...

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motherwell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm always fair with my comments and will be with this one as well... We stayed from 20th to 22nd January and were looking forward to it as the pictures are gorgeous. 1. We were given our key by someone,no introduction, had to sign name a give reg of car or works van in our case. (partner working hence visit)...

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Proprietors, Owner at Columba House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Ruth Patterson for the comments. We always strive to satisfy our guests. I can only apologise for not meeting your needs. On this occasion I can only wonder why you did not mention any of these issues to us? We were not fully booked, I could have easily offered you a different room had you mentioned this to...

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Yolanda went out of her way to make us feel welcome. We telephoned and booked at the last minute. We visited between Christmas and New Year. My husband celebrated his 50th birthday. The room was outstanding. It was luxurious and I felt guilty taking our dog into the room as well, but Yolanda insisted that the geriatric dog was as...

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Proprietors, Owner at Columba House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments! We fully enjoyed having you stay with us, do come again soon!

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Stayed here for one night on bike tour ...... Very nice rooms with ensuite....clean and nice setting Large selection of whiskeys in the bar and would recommend...will stay again Good parking for bikes

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Booked for one night when we were touring. Didn't expect the place to be up to much because it was so cheap. Room was fantastic, comfortable four poster, corner bath and shower. The place was spotless. Had a problem with the TV remote and the pleasant girl on duty fixed it immediately. Had a drink in a quiet lounge area...

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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Sadly, the Columba House Hotel fell far short of my expectations and did not make for a pleasant holiday. My room was grossly over-priced, sub-standard, shabby, many defects, run down, there was an obvious lack of exterior maintenance and a very poor attitude from the (tenant) partner of the hotel when I complained. The good news is, after returning home...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Great place for dog owners. Rooms opening out to garden/courtyard. Lovely breakfast with good choice of hot and cold selections, pleasant staff. Big rooms with plenty space for dog. 5 mins walk to dog friendly pubs/restaurants. Only downside no dogs in bar area as it's part of restaurant. However on a nice day there is an outside area where you...

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Scotland
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Kingussie is very peaceful and a great location to start exploring the Highlands. Hotel was very cheap for a midweek break. Nice big room with 4 poster bed. Room was very clean, front of the bath was a bit cracked, but that's just nit-picking. We had a very peaceful sleep and a great breakfast to start the day. All the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Garden Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our Hotel:Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, an oasis amidst the magnificent scenery of the Spey Valley. Shimmering lochs are fringed by sandy beaches, and sparkling rivers lie in the shadows of heather-covered mountains. A paradise for outdoor activities, golf, fishing, climbing, rambling, pony trekking, water and winter sports, and those who appreciate invigorating Highland air, dramatic scenery and Highland hospitality.The village of Kingussie is in the Central Highlands of Scotland, surrounded by the Monadhliath and Cairngorm mountain ranges, it provides the opportunity to explore the peaceful countryside with the chance to see a wide variety of wildlife from Golden Eagle or Osprey to Red Deer Stag and Pine Martin. There is also an abundance of wild flowers, plants and trees. 2 miles from Kingussie is the rspb insh Marshes Reserve, one of the finest wetlands conservation areas in the UK. Many wildlife events are organised from here. Golf Pass available guaranteeing 30% reduced rate at all eight of the finest courses within the Cairngorms National Park.A romantic Highland Retreat, highest standards of accommodation, welcoming hospitality, & customer care. Nestling in a secluded, walled garden with ducks, red squirrels, rabbits, deer, pheasants & numerous beautiful birds in attendance. Regret we cannot accommodate children but offer indulgent refuge for grown-ups wishing to enjoy peace in beautiful surroundings with attentive service, & a relaxed adult atmosphere.All modern facilities while retaining the original charm of the Old Manse & Croft.Various stylish, en-suite, room types, doubles/twins/super-king doubles/a large suite and the superb, triple aspect, Penthouse Suite, with ever-changing views of the surrounding village and mountains, including romantic four-poster rooms with locally hand crafted traditional four-posters, mostly king size, and all with double baths, showers. Personal controllable heating, The pampered comfort we offer tells a story, which speaks for itself, as many guests return time and time again. ”Monarch of the Glen” was filmed entirely in the Spey Valley, including many scenes featuring Kingussie.The sport at which Kingussie excels is Shinty and if the team is playing at The Dell (their local ground) you will have the opportunity of watching one of the oldest Gaelic field sports, performed by a team with an unrivalled record of championship and cup wins in the modern era. So….break free from city life and take to the byways, vast moorland, hills, and highland glens. Breathe in the pure highland air, which brightens the eye and lightens the step. Total freedom to relax, unwind and accept the slower pace of the Highlands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Columba House Hotel

Address: Manse Road, Kingussie PH21 1JF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Kingussie
Price Range: $71 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Columba House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Did not see other rooms but would assume all will be of similar quality.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeP202, 4 days ago | Read review
“Dog friendly rooms may be substandard.”
 of 5 bubbles 39hayleys, 6 days ago | Read review
“Great views of the Cairngorms. Wonderful safe garden for dogs and children.”
 of 5 bubbles _bramatha, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“Expect all rooms are fantastic. We had view of garden.”
 of 5 bubbles MMPH_12, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“Mews type room if you are a smoker”
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