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Fraoch Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our stay here. It's a great place to stay and Andy and Rebecca are very welcoming hosts who have obviously put their heart and soul into running the place. It's far superior to youth hostel kind of accommodation. Yes , you're asked to take...More

Thank AlexaGreen16
Response from Rebecca F, Owner at Fraoch LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased that you were happy and would love it if you keep us in mind for future visits to the area as we're sure there is plenty more for you to do here.

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place! I would highly recommend Fraoch Lodge to anyone, Rebecca & Andy are very friendly and welcoming, Gregor is hilarious and more than happy to beat you at chess, we enjoyed a very present few days walking in the Cairngorms, Andy is...More

Thank Paul M
Response from Rebecca F, Owner at Fraoch LodgeResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you. We do hope you're able to find time to return to the Cairngorms before too much longer.

Reviewed March 22, 2018

We would definitely not come again, our stay was very unpleasant. When we arrived we had to take off our shoes and leave them at the front door, so we had to walk around the house in socks having very cold feet the whole time....More

Thank Nathalie V
Response from Rebecca F, Owner at Fraoch LodgeResponded March 23, 2018

Thank you for being so comprehensive in publishing your review. We tried our very best to solve the issues you raised while you were staying with us - which were not as many as you have raised online. If you had mentioned some of the...More

Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

This place was tremendous value for money. Our twin bedroom was comfortable and clean with enough storage space. The bathroom was shared but we never had to wait and most of the bedrooms have their own sink. The shower was hot and powerful. The continental...More

Thank Amy M
Response from Rebecca F, Owner at Fraoch LodgeResponded August 12, 2017

Thank you. We very much enjoyed meeting you too and hope that you'll be back again for more hiking and biking which you didn't manage to squeeze into your visit this time.

Reviewed June 25, 2017

We did the all inclusive 6 night/5 day 'Complete Cairngorms' guided walking trip. We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of it. Rebecca works very hard to ensure you are kept comfortable and well fed in the lodge. Breakfast was continental (porridge; choice of cereals; tea, nice...More

Thank JN65
Response from Rebecca F, Owner at Fraoch LodgeResponded June 27, 2017

Thank you - a very comprehensive review. We would however just add for clarity that though we charge extra for cooked breakfasts when guests are staying at the Lodge independently, for those on the fully inclusive walking packages there is no extra charge. We are...More

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
$60 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$60 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kazzle000
May 12, 2016|
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Response from Rebecca F | Property representative |
I'm afraid that we don't have space for dogs within the main buildings. We have had guests bring dogs in the past, but only when they are happy for the dogs to stay in the car or to have a bed in one of our garden sheds or... More
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JayJay701
September 4, 2015|
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Response from Rebecca F | Property representative |
Hi JayJay, Thanks for the query. We do have 2 rooms with private bathrooms. These are a wee bit more expensive and we hope to have one more private bathroom facility provided by January 2016. If you book 2 standard rooms... More
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JayJay701
September 4, 2015|
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Response from Steve F | Reviewed this property |
The bathrooms are shared, but there are several. Depending on where your rooms are, you may not be sharing with anyone else. I've stayed 3 times and have never had to queue for the bathroom.
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"En-suite bathroom has limited headspace to sink if you're tall."
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"Ensuite twin room in the annex is nice."
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"ask for an ensuite"
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"the ground floor one behind the dining room"
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